KANSAS CITY, Mo. (Sept. 18, 2012) — Jay Tomlinson, founder of Helix Architecture + Design, and Pam Woodard have joined the Kansas City Art Institute’s board of trustees.
At Helix, Tomlinson has been committed to the continued vitality of the urban core and has contributed to the recent $6 billion revitalization of downtown Kansas City. He has led more than 40 renovation projects, several of them combining LEED-certification criteria with both federal and state historic tax credits.
Woodard is a member of the board of directors of the ACLU of Kansas and Western Missouri and chair of its board development committee. She is also a member of the advisory committee of the Children’s Center for the Visually Impaired and vice chair of the Kansas City Art Institute’s Warwick Society.
About Kansas City Art Institute
The Kansas City Art Institute is a private, independent four-year college of art and design awarding the Bachelor of Fine Arts degree with majors in animation, art history, ceramics, digital filmmaking, digital media, fiber, graphic design, illustration, painting, photography, printmaking, sculpture and studio art with an emphasis on creative writing. The college also offers certificate programs in Community Arts and Service Learning and in Asian Studies for students enrolled in the B.F.A. program. KCAI hosts "Current Perspectives," a free public lecture series; free exhibitions at the H&R Block Artspace gallery; and evening, weekend and summer classes in art, design, multimedia studies and desktop publishing for children, youth and adults. Founded in 1885, KCAI is Kansas City¹s oldest arts organization. For more information, visit KCAI on the Web at www.kcai.edu
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