2017 Annual BFA Exhibition

April 8 - May 6

Overview

2017 Annual BFA Exhibition
Glyneisha Johnson, "The Most Intimate of Spaces," 2017, paper and acrylic
Imani Nixon, From the Afro-Jamaican, American Series: "Untitled," 2017, archival inkjet print
Albert R. Owens, "Observing Transmission, Catafalque," 2016, steel and polyester
Marina Kruger, "In Watermelon Sugar," 2016, found material, acrylic, spray paint, collage, and poly-rope on unstretched canvas
Esther Leech, "Double Exposure 01," 2017, shot on Yeshica Twin Reflex, Kodak Ektar 120 film
Hannah L.C. Fine, "Pellucid II, Chili Paste," 2016, projection still
Tori Wheeler, "The Idol of Self," 2017, Plexiglass, LED,, and wood
Issac Logsdon, "In the first years of the 19th century…," 2017, earthenware

An exhibition featuring new work by candidates earning their Bachelor of Fine Arts degree from the Kansas City Art Institute.
 
Opening reception; Friday, April 7, 5 - 7 p.m.
Closing reception: Friday, May 5, 5 - 7 p.m.

TNT (the noon thing) at the Artspace
Gallery walk with curator Jennifer Baker
Fridays, April 14, 21, 28 Noon

 
9th Annual Distinguished Alumni Speaker
Leesa Fanning 
 
2017 Guest Jurors
Leesa Fanning - Curator of Contemporary Art at The Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art 
Lyndon Barrois, Jr. - Museum Educator at The Contemporary Art Museum St. Louis 
 
HOURS:
Tuesday - Saturday, 12:00-5:00 PM
 
To schedule a group visit call 816-802-3571

Checklist

2017 Annual BFA Exhibition
April 8 - May 6, 2017

Checklist
 
Ayah Abdul-Rauf                                
Filmmaking / Creative Writing
This Map is not Real, 2017
acrylic, ink, and charcoal on canvas
 
Alaina Abplanalp
Photography
For Every Year After, 2017
archival inkjet print
 
Denay Barnhizer
Filmmaking
Drifting, 2017
Projection mapping
9 minute loop
 
Ali Bennett
Painting
Une Reverie Pataphysique, 2017
acrylic, ink, marker, crayon and spraypaint
 
Hannah Bernardini
Illustration
Sweet Romance, 2017
mixed media
 
Steven J. Bolds
Illustration
Horizon one, 2017
digitally printed banner
 
Nerressa Bonitz
Illustration
Coco w Choppy, 2017
gouache and digital illustration 

Zachary Bottoms
Printmaking
Black and White, 2017
oil and mixed media on canvas
 
Austin Bradshaw
Ceramics
Interdependence, 2017
ceramic, plexiglass, steel, plants, and soil
 
Sarah Bryan
Animation / Creative Writing
Camel Jade Tarot, 2017
alder, cigarette packs, and miscellanea
 
Nina Burton
Printmaking
Mother, 2017
silkscreen and cut paper
 
David Finley Busch
Painting
Server Message Block /
Sakura Mirandi Balthus, 2017
oil paint on canvas
 
Abby Callaghan
Ceramics / Art History
An Expression of Seriousness, 2017
ceramic and mixed media
 
Isaac Carlos
Graphic Design
[Product 1],[Product 2], 2017
digital print, acrylic, and book

Michael Cerv
Ceramics
Clay Monument, 2017
ceramic, wood and grout
 
Olivia Clanton
Fiber
Quilting is a language, 2017
polyester batting, found fabric, thread, wood, and instruction
 
Ashley Cusick
Sculpture
It’s Okay to Ask for Help, 2017
ceramic, silk, wings, wood, thread, and needle
 
Claire Burke Dain
Painting
I’m completely lost in the world, 2017
enamel, acrylic, and gouache
 
Lizzie Dalton
Sculpture
Cran ar bhás, 2017
plywood, wax and mixed media
 
Elizabeth Derstine
Sculpture
Untitled (Value Weaving), 2017
Great Value foam plates and walnut
 
Jasmine Dorau
Ceramics
Romulus and Remus, 2017
ceramic and mixed media
 
Andrew Dowling
Illustration
In Motion, 2017
digitally printed book


Courtney Dozier

Sculpture
Foot Traffic, 2017
dreams, color, flowers, and paint
 
Lila Ferber
Sculpture
Glacier, 2017
blue ice alabaster and logs
 
Cory Ferreira
Filmmaking
All Gender Restroom Plaques, 2017
acrylic and paint
 
Sarah Ferrer
Ceramics
Friends (???), 2017
ceramic and mixed media
 
Hannah L.C. Fine
Sculpture
Pellucid II, 2017
Table I: 30 food specimens, resin, acrylic, and steel / Table II: strawberry, blueberry, mandarin, purple kale, white kale, mint, dragon fruit, resin, and steel
Projection: food specimens under microscope
 
Chase Ford
Fiber
Now With 13% More Goats, 2017
MDF, felt, acrylic, mirror, and LEDs
 
Johana Garcia
Filmmaking
My Lover #2, 2017
video (edition of 5)
3 minutes and 34 seconds
 
Noah Geiger
Sculpture
Operated By Concourse, 2017
plexiglass, polycarbonate, and steel

Rebecca Gemeinhardt
Fiber
Twill Shift II, 2017
denim
 
Lizzie Green
Fiber
How you’ve learned from your past, 2016
recycled fabrics and polyester thread
 
Kendall Ryan Hammond
Ceramics
2k for 20k, 2017
ceramic, wood, spray paint, clay dust
 
E.K. Harrison
Fiber / Art History
The Weight of Being, 2017
cotton yarn and indigo
 
Nandi Harrison
Ceramics
HT x 6, 2017
wood, glass, and LED lights
 
Secura Hatch
Filmmaking
Apologies You’ll Never Receive, 2017
audio
20 minutes 19 seconds
 
Kiana L. Henley
Sculpture / Art History
Anthology, 2017
book and table
 
Clark Holliday
Illustration
Barrier: Phases 1 + 2, 2016
digitally printed book

Jordan Hooper
Painting / Creative Writing
Leaning Man, 2017
knitting, yarn, and found aluminum
 
Wolfgang Ibur
Illustration
Home, 2016
photograph
 
Ryan Jaramillo
Photography
Gravestone, 2016
wood, concrete, foam, water, rubber stopper, bubblegum, galvanized steel wire, steel rolling casters, steel handles, silicone, and paraffin wax
 
Glyneisha Johnson
Painting
Untitled, 2017
acrylic collage
 
Matthew Johnson
Painting
Don’t Challenge My Excuses, 2017
mixed media
 
Marina Kruger
Painting
In Watermelon Sugar, 2016
found material, acrylic, spray paint, collage and poly rope on un-stretched canvas
 
Mary Kuvet
Painting / Art History
On The Coloniality of Being, 2017
fabric and thread

Esther Leech
Photography / Creative Writing
Double Exposure 01, 2016
inkjet print, Kodak Ektar 100 (120 film)
 
Bee Little
Fiber
Knip Slip, 2016
wool, human hair, knit, plaster, steel and chain
 
Salacia Loe
Sculpture
It’s only good if you look at it, 2017
glass
 
Isaac Logsdon
Ceramics / Art History
Flowers and Rock from Kaw Point, 213 years after Lewis and Clark, 2017
flora, botanical press, rock, ceramic tile, map, and research materials
 
Elizabeth Martinez
Printmaking
I Thought You’d be Married I-III, 2017
relief prints
 
Christopher McGill
Graphic Design
Art, 2017
digital print
 
Xiaolei McKean
Fiber
Mooncake (longevity) (寿), 2017
Mooncake (prosperity) (), 2017
Mooncake (status) (), 2017
top stitched hand dyed rayon and cotton, embroidery floss, foam, MDF and spray paint

Eric McLaughlin
Graphic Design
Atrocity Exhibition, 2017
digital and serigraph printed book
 
Coti Meier
Illustration
Observations (Max Occ. Load 60), 2017
collage
 
Sydney Margretta Mortara
Fiber
A Love Letter For Xotchitl, 2016
hand dyed cotton and denim quilt
 
Imani Nixon
Photography
Reflection, 2017
archival inkjet print
 
Hannah Novinger
Filmmaking
Oh From the Mouths of Babes, 2017
wire, paper maché, paint, and candy
 
Grace O’Grady
Painting
Red Pink Girls, 2016
oil on canvas
 
Albert J.R. Owens
Sculpture
To Glass, 2017
steel
 
Natalie Rademacher
Painting
Mile No. 767.4, 2017
oil on panel
 
Davin Alfonzo Roberson
Painting / Art History
Anthropological History: The Kreyol, 2017
mixed media

Ace Robinson
Printmaking
The Dance, 2017
quilted leather, acrylic paint and fabric
 
Laurena Roytberg
Painting
Settling for Pleasure, 2017
fabric, thread, cotton, hardboard panel, and paint
 
Yesid Joel Saavedra
Sculpture
Rooted Systems, 2017
wood and Poly-Fil
 
Dana Sanginari
Illustration / Creative Writing
Demon Tapestry, 2015
digital media
 
Stefan Schulz
Painting
Respite, 2017
wood, paper, tape and maché clay
 
Madeline Scott
Ceramics
Lineage, 2017
stoneware and glaze
 
Lauren Seider
Illustration
The Peculiarity, 2017
mixed media
 
Kyle Selley
Sculpture
Paradox Control, 2017
firework residue on canvas

Emily Souers
Ceramics / Creative Writing
Landscape, 2017
ceramics, acrylic, and mix media
 
Kyle Souryasack
Filmmaking
After Separation, 2017
video installation
5 minutes
 
Damien Spader
Sculpture
Fold, 2017
aluminum and brass
 
Natalie Spicker
Fiber / Art History
Tesserae, 2017
jacquard woven polyester and mercerized cotton
 
Jamie Stoffel
Ceramics
Capacity, Components, 2017
tinted porcelain, aluminum and maple
 
Jay Tanner
Printmaking / Art History
Binding in Mauve, 2017
leather binding with blind tooling
 
Sebastian James Hendricks Thomas
Painting / Creative Writing
Fortune Looming, 2017
watercolor and ink on paper
 
Ethan Tucker
Illustration
Interlocking Process, 2017
digital print on Photo Tex

Monica Turner
Ceramics
Father, 2017
Ceramic
 
Melissa Agnes Tychonievich
Painting / Art History
Sarah, 2016
oil on canvas
 
Anna Van Gheem
Fiber
X Marks the Spot, 2016-17
synthetic materials, PVC, goose feathers, paracord, and pegboard
 
Lucas E. Wagner
Photography / Art History
He’s Closer, 2017
inkjet print
 
Levi Walker
Sculpture / Art History
Contour(s), 2017
plaster and earth
 
Tamara Walker
Painting
Expanding into the collapsed, 2017
cardboard, paper, ink and charcoal
 
Matthew Waradzyn
Illustration
Along the Coast, 2017
ink pen on seashells
 
Tori Wheeler
Graphic Design
The Idol of Self, 2017
plexiglass, LEDs, and wood

Simon F. Williams
Filmmaking
Paisano! Paisano!, 2016
audio
18 minutes and 45 seconds
 
Robert Woodworth
Sculpture
Semblance, 2017
Baltic birch, PLA, cotton, and LEDs
 
Fazida Yathali
Painting
Between The Three, 2017
quilt top, fabric, and ink

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