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Tony Jones to join KCAI as interim president

20 November 2014

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (Nov. 20, 2014) — Tony Jones cbe, chancellor and president emeritus of the School of the Art Institute of Chicago, will join the Kansas City Art Institute Dec.

H&R Block Artspace presents new Project Wall by Lara Shipley

30 October 2014

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (Oct. 28, 2014) – “Believer,” by Kansas City-based artist Lara Shipley, has been selected for presentation on the Project Wall at the H&R Block Artspace at the Kansas City Art Institute, 16 E. 43rd St. 

New course bridges art and biotech

10 September 2014

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (Sept. 10, 2014) — This fall 15 students are enrolled in KCAI’s first course in biomedical visualization, a 3-credit-hour elective offered through the college’s illustration program. The instructor is Stan Fernald (’94 industrial design), a research associate at the University of Kansas Medical Center. Fernald also does industrial design on a freelance basis and founded a Web-based company, Retro Diode LLC, which provides LED retrofits for classic microscopes primarily for customers based in Europe. 

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Round About – Works from Pele Prints


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year long fellowship at Gravity Tank in Chicago

Gravity Tank in Chicago is currently looking for students or recent grads for their year long fellowship program. This is a great...

Upcoming events at KCAI

Check out a listing of all upcoming events at the Kansas City Art Institute.