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Two KCAI students awarded $15,000 Windgate Fellowships

23 April 2015

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (April 23, 2015) — Two KCAI students, Max Adrian Belanger (senior, fiber and creative writing) and Siara Berry (senior, sculpture and creative writing), have won 2015 Windgate Fellowships. The $15,000 fellowships are awarded annually to 10 senior students nationwide working in the field of craft. The fellowship program is supported and administered by the Center for Creativity, Craft and Design, based in Asheville, N.C. 

Kansas City Art Institute elects Pat McCown new board chair

21 April 2015

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (April 21, 2015) — Pat McCown, CEO and co-founder of McCownGordon Construction, has been elected chairman of the board of trustees of the Kansas City Art Institute. His term of office began April 8. A member of the board of trustees since 2010, he succeeds C. Stephen Metzler, who had served as board chair since July 1, 2012. Metzler, a devoted supporter of KCAI and chair of its board of trustees, suddenly passed away March 24. 

KCAI installing solar panels to reduce energy costs and carbon footprint

2 March 2015

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (March 2, 2015) — KCAI is in the process of installing 100 solar panels on the roof of the East Building in an effort to reduce energy costs and become better stewards of the environment. With support from interim president Tony Jones and the KCAI board of trustees, the East Building installation is part of a project to use solar power to meet 5 percent of the college’s energy needs in a two-building complex.

“We believe the campus will take pride in being part of this,” Jones said.

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year long fellowship at Gravity Tank in Chicago

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