NEW, FOUR: Kansas City Art Institute Faculty Biennial

October 26 - December 12

Overview

Misty Gamble, "Sunday," 2013, ceramic, beads, rhinestones, pearl, enamel
Installation view, left to right: Caleb Taylor, Jill Downen, Maria Cluthe
Maura Cluthe, "Arrange and Rearrange," 2011, oil, enamel and enamel marker on canvas
Corey Antis, "Untitled (Selected Drawings)," 2012-13, mixed media on paper
David Steele Overholt, "Make ‘em Sing, Boys," 2013, interactive touch-screen monitor and cutom software
Carla Malone Steck, "The Fisherman’s Wife (Homage to Doris Lee, 1905-1983)," 2013, acrylic on cardboard, 65 1/2 x 180 in.
Installation view, foreground: Paul Donnelly, background: Cory Imig
Installation view, Christoph Steger, "Eschaton Central," 2013, single-channel HD video with sound
Installation view, left: Marie Bannerot McInerney, right: Anthony Baab
David Steele Overholt, "Awaiting Adjudication," 2013, edited video projection
 
The Artspace presented a biennial exhibition introducing work by faculty at the Kansas City Art Institute. "New, Four" introduced recent work by artists who had joined KCAI’s faculty within the previous 3 years.
 
The artists featured in the exhibition included: Corey Antis (Painting), Anthony Baab (Painting), John Kelly Clark (Printmaking), Maura Cluthe (Illustration), Jonah Criswell (Painting), Stephen Erin Dinehart IV (Digital Media), Jill Downen (Sculpture), Paul Donnelly (Ceramics), John Ferry (Illustration), Misty Gamble (Foundation), Cory Imig (Fiber), Marie Bannerot McInerney (Fiber), David Steele Overholt (Foundation), Christoph Steger (Animation), Caleb Taylor (Foundation), Carla Malone Steck (Foundation), and David Terrill (Illustration).
 
 
The following public programs occurred in conjunction with the exhibition:
 

"Reading Room, IV: Faculty Bound" presented influential publications selected by the artists in "New, Four," which were then made available to the public in the Cohen Resource Room.

A Gallery Talk with "New, Four" artists occured on Wednesday, November 6, 7:00 p.m.
 
T.N.T. (The Noon Thing) Gallery Talks took place with "New, Four" artists 
on Friday, November 15 and November 22, Noon
 
 
Support for these programs has been provided by the Richard J. Stern Foundation and the H&R Block Foundation for the Arts. 
 

Checklist

 

Corey Antis
Untitled (Selected Drawings), 2012-13
mixed media on paper
56, 8” x 10” studies; dimensions variable
Courtesy of the artist and Haw Contemporary

Anthony Baab
Untitled, 2013
inkjet print
47” x 36”
Courtesy of the artist

Anthony Baab
Untitled, 2013
inkjet print
43” x 36”
Courtesy of the artist

Kelly John Clark

A.M. with Friends, 2013 and P.M. with Friends, 2013
colored pencil on paper
15” x 22” each
Courtesy of the artist

Maura Cluthe
Arrange and Rearrange, 2011
oil, enamel and enamel-based marker on canvas
4’ x 4’
Courtesy of the artist and Blue Gallery

Jonah Criswell

The Tyrell Corporation, 2013
graphite on paper
22.5” x 32” unframed
Courtesy of the artist

Jonah Criswell
Should We Make Her Smart? Yea, Don’t You Want To Play Chess With Her?, 2013
silverpoint on paper
50” x 43”
Courtesy of the artist

Stephen Erin Dinehart, IV

Cognitive Dissonance, 2013
india ink, watercolor and colored pencil on paper
30” x 22”
Courtesy of the artist

Stephen Erin Dinehart, IV

Hope, 2013
india ink, watercolor and colored pencil on paper
30” x 22”
Courtesy of the artist

Paul Donnelly

#1 Vase & Tray, 2012
porcelain
11.5” x 14” x 5”
Courtesy of the artist

Paul Donnelly

#2 Pitcher Set, 2012
porcelain and wood
18.5” x 10” x 6.5”
Courtesy of the artist

Jill Downen
Breast Blocks, 2009
polystyrene, gypsum, latex
installation dimensions variable
Courtesy of the artist

John Ferry

Decatur #1, 2013
oil on canvas
5” x 7”
Courtesy of the artist

John Ferry
Decatur #2, 2013
oil on canvas
5” x 7.5”
Courtesy of the artist

John Ferry
Decatur #4, 2013
oil on canvas
5.75” x 7.5”
Courtesy of the artist

John Ferry
Decatur #6, 2013
oil on canvas
6” x 6”
Courtesy of the artist

John Ferry
Kansas City West Bottoms #2, 2013
oil on canvas
8.5” x 11”
Courtesy of the artist

Misty Gamble

Sunday, 2013
ceramic, rhinestones, pearl, and enamel beads
dimensions variable
Courtesy of the artist

Cory Imig
48193 County Rd E, 54657, 2013
digital prints on vinyl
20” x 27”
Courtesy of the artist

Cory Imig
1600 Liberty, 64102, 2013
digital prints on vinyl
20” x 27”
Courtesy of the artist

Cory Imig
1531 Genessee, 64102, 2013
digital prints on vinyl
20” x 27”
Courtesy of the artist

Marie Bannerot McInerney

Analyte, 2013
plaster, newspaper, plastic, and glass
10” x 6” x 6”
Courtesy of the artist

Marie Bannerot McInerney

Dead Water, 2013
plaster, newspaper, plastic, and ink
18” x 18” x 6”
Courtesy of the artist

David Steele Overholt

Awaiting Adjudication, 2013
edited video projection
dimensions variable
Courtesy of the artist

David Steele Overholt
Make ‘em Sing, Boys, 2013
custom software and interactive touch-screen monitor
dimensions variable
Courtesy of the artist

Sid Vicious (1978)
Frank Sinatra (1938)
James Brown (1988)
Jimi Hendrix (1969)
Jerry Lee Lewis (1976)
Marilyn Manson (1994)
Mick Jagger (1967)
Elvis Presley (1970)
Ozzy Osbourne (1984)
Jim Morrison (1967)
Steven Tyler (1967)
Tupac Shakur (1995)
Willie Nelson (1974)
50 Cent (1994)
Axl Rose (1992)
David Bowie (1976)
Johnny Cash (1966)
Kurt Cobain (1986)
David Crosby (1982)

Carla Malone Steck
The Fisherman’s Wife (Homage to Doris Lee, 1905-1983), 2013
acrylic on cardboard
65.5” x 180”
Courtesy of the artist

Christoph Steger
Eschaton Central, 2013
projected single-channel HD video with sound
dimensions variable
Courtesy of the artist

Caleb Taylor

Space Gate IV - Compressed, 2012
oil and acrylic on canvas
66” x 60”
Courtesy of the artist and Sherry Leedy
Contemporary Art

David Terrill
The Fertile Mind of Helebore Mandrake, 2006
oil on wood panel
4” x 24” unframed, 36” x 36’ framed
Courtesy of the artist

David Terrill
The Lost Love of Agrimony Bodge, 2007
oil on wood panel
24” x 24” unframed, 36” x 36’ framed
Courtesy of the artist

David Terrill
Seelen Loch, 2009
bronze on african mahogany base
15” x 7” x 9.5”
Courtesy of the artist
 

Exhibition Checklist PDF


 

 

Events

October 26 Sat
November 6 Wed
November 15 Fri
November 22 Fri

Press

Press Release

Newer faculty at KCAI share spotlight in upcoming H&R Block Artspace exhibition
KCAI website |
Tue, 2013-10-01

The exhibition introduces recent work by faculty who joined the college in the last three years.

Selected Press

New, Four rounds up interesting pieces by Art Institute faculty
The Pitch |
Tue, 2013-12-03
Playfulness is just one way these varied pieces end up cohering. The visual and thematic patterns on display suggest other shared concerns among KCAI artists as well, but New, Four lets us sort them on our own. It’s an exhibition that rewards our urge to extract meaning from some excellent new work.