2016 Annual B.F.A. Exhibition

April 16 - May 14

Overview

2016 Annual BFA installation view
2016 Annual BFA installation view
2016 Annual BFA installation view
Maggie DeMeulmeester, " Hollow-Graphic Universe", 2016, ceramic, wood, resin, luster, monofilament, and enamel
2016 Annual BFA installation view
Gabriella Maria Lacza, All books, periodicals, publications and brochures of the Cohen Resource Room, in order by weight
Balder Rivas, "People Watching", 2016, ink drawing made on site (April 15, 2016)
2016 Art History & Creative Writing Compendium Reading
8th Annual Distinguished Alumni Speaker Ellen Fullman ('79 Sculpture) center
Artspace staff with guest jurors Amy Kligman and Pablo Helguera and guest curators Madeline Gallucci and Kendell Harbin

The 2016 Annual B.F.A. Exhibition features works by over 117 B.F.A. candidates from the Kansas City Art Institute, majoring in Animation, Art History, Ceramics, Creative Writing, Fiber, Filmmaking, Graphic Design, Illustration, Interactive Arts, Painting, Photography, Printmaking, and Sculpture.

 
Receptions:
Opening reception; Friday, April 15, 2016
Closing reception: Friday, May 13, 2016
 
2016 Guest Curators
Madeline Gallucci (Printmaking ‘12) and Kendell Harbin (Art History & Social Practice ‘13).
 
2016 Commencement Speaker
Pablo Helguera, artist, performer, and author

8th Annual Distinguished Alumni Speaker
Ellen Fullman ('79 Sculpture)
 
2016 Guest Jurors
Pablo Helguera, artist, performer, and author
Amy Kligman, Executive/Artistic Director, Charlotte Street Foundation.
 
Best of Show:
Joseph Tuzzolino (Filmmaking | Creative Writing)
 
Honor Award:
Andrew Lattner (Painting)
 
Honorable Mentions:
Jennifer Green (Sculpture | Art History)
Bo Hubbard (Painting)
Gabriella Maria Lacza (Art History | Painting)
Sydney Monteer (Illustration) 
 
Public Programs
 
8th Annual Distinguished Alumna Speaker
Ellen Fullman (Sculpture ‘79)
Thursday, April 28, 7:00 p.m.
Current Perspectives: Visiting Artist & Scholar Lecture Series
Kansas City Art Institute: Epperson Auditorium, 4415 Warwick Boulevard
 
Ellen Fullman is a composer, instrument builder and performer based in San Francisco, CA. Fullman has been developing her installation, the Long String Instrument, for nearly 30 years; exploring the acoustics of large resonant spaces with her compositions and collaborative improvisations.
 
Likewise Magazine - Release Party!
Friday April 29, 7 - 9 p.m.
Produced by Sara Garrison (Graphic Design ‘16)
Celebrating the debut of a magazine publication featuring work by artists, designers, and creative stylists.
Live music performance by Chameleon.
 
T.N.T. (The Noon Thing)
Art History and Creative Writing, Compendium 2016 Readings
Friday, May 13, Noon
 

Checklist

2016 Annual B.F.A. Exhibition
April 16 - May 14, 2016

Exhibition Checklist

Silvia Beatriz Abisaab
Photography
sa_perFORM_1.mov, 2016
video color, 1:12 min. 
 
Donnie Adams 
Painting
Persistence, 2016
recovered wood, floor tile, shoes
 
Jahaira Aguilar
Painting
Constellations, 2016
paper and wood 
 
Karolina Akimov
Illustration 
Payoff, 2016
screen printed totebags
 
Garie Anderson Jr. 
Filmmaking
Soundcloud, 2016
interrupted TV reception, broken monitor and sound
 
Banke Bajela 
Animation 
Ala Dé Market, 2016
ink on paper
 
Kenn Ball 
Fiber
Three Generations, 2016
great grandmother’s quilt, grandmother’s quilt, my quilt, cotton
 
Braden Bandel 
Painting 
Light Through Leaf Canopy,2015
sumi ink on paperh 
 
Jessica Becker 
Illustration | Art History 
Van Gogh Japonisme, 2015
gouache and ink on paper 

Anthony Begley 
Painting
“I Am a Lion to You.”, 2015
arcylic on wood panel 
 
Ashley Bilke 
Illustration 
Keeping Tea Hot, 2016
water colour and ink on paper
 
Elizabeth Branch 
Painting 
“Guys like beer.”, 2016
felt, spray paint, puff paint, fake jewels, puff balls, on raw burlap 
 
Meghan Brauner
Photography | Art History 
Exercise No. 2: On the Theatrics of Fear,  2016
video, 4:00 mins.
 
Samuel Bunner 
Sculpture
of course you can., 2016
heat lamp and hook 
 
Ian Cason 
Filmmaking 
Mondegreen, 2016
inkjet print 
 
Daniel Chase
Painting 
Douglas Fir, 2016
animation, monitor, computer, wood 
 
Lola Rat
Fiber
The Hag, 2015
wool, silk gauze, cotton gauze, glass 
 
Zoe Chressanthis 
Illustration
Pink Desert Clouds, 2016
animation 

BOIBOY
Fiber
The Summit Meeting (HOLE), 2016
BOIBOY tarot cards, wine, altar bread, essential oils, 
bristol board, foamular, sand, acrylic, paint, glitter, adhesive, mirror, glass, window tint, led light strip, wire, fur, crystals, rubber, cigarette, pills, and other found objects.  
 
Elisa Cox
Illustration
Separate Ideas, 2016
digital collage 
 
Gabrielle Flores & Kim Henrich 
Printmaking 
Exhaust, 2015 
wood, brass
 
Elizabeth Davis
Animation 
I just wanted to keep going, 2016 
silver gelatin print 
 
Greta de la Rua 
Painting 
Thisplace, 2016
trees, turf, foil, wood, plexiglass
 
Zachary Deitrickson
Painting | Creative Writing 
Tender Violence, 2016
acrylic on panel 
 
Maggie DeMeulmeester
Ceramics
Hollow-Graphic Universe, 2016
ceramic, wood, resin, luster, monofilament, and enamel
Hollow Home, 2016
ceramic, parabolic mirror
 
Avery Dennison & Sam Yates 
Fiber | Graphic Design  
Remembering Ryan, 2016
terracotta, underglaze, paper, pen, podium
 
Kate Dittmann 
Illustration 
A Royal Teeth Bathroom, 2016
product design installation

Maria Dlabick 
Illustration
Plants and Girls, 2016
digital prints from color pencil orginal
 
Hannah “Ham” Dorries 
Filmmaking 
O.B.E. with De Kooning and Nerd’s Rope , 2016
gouache on paper with projection
 
Heavenly Ehrhart & Kiki Serna 
Printmaking | Sculpture 
Uncomfortable, 2016
video installation with sound
 
Slimm Fabert 
Illustration 
St. Sebastian, 2016
digital print
 
Erick Felix
Printmaking 
But I’m Still Drunk, 2016
screen print and ink on archival paper
 
Megan Fitts
Illustration
I am Nora pg. 3, 2016
digital print 
 
Taylor Fourt
Illustration 
Birthmark Stills, 2016
gouache, digital, acetate 
 
Sara Garrison 
Graphic Design 
likewise_magazine_collective_spread.pdf, 2016
wall decal /print 
 
Bailey Glass
Painting 
Rick, 2016
graphite on Stonehenge paper
 
Maximillian Gonzalez 
Sculpture
Untitled, 2015
monoprint

Luis Gonzalez & Myles Thompson 
Fiber | Graphic Design 
Myles Lorénzo, 2016
linen, cotton, and acrylic
 
Donut
Ceramics
Comforter, 2016
bed, comforter, fired and unfired ceramic
 
Patricia Graham 
Painting | Creative Writing 
Gone, A Paticular Day, 2016
oil on canvas
 
Lilian Granados 
Painting 
El Velo de Una Piscina sin Una Profundidad, 2016
watercolor paper, tracing paper, acrylic, ink 
edition of 5
 
Justin Gray 
Painting 
Infection: Phase 1, 2016
ink on paper
 
Jennifer Green 
Sculpture | Art History
Couch(ed), 2016
silicone, wood, reclaimed sofa
 
Kelly Gruber
Fiber | Art History 
Looking Up, 2015-16
hand-dyed, knitted merino wool
 
Nicolette Haigler 
Illustration 
Yoyo in the Yard, 2016
arcylic, paper maché, colored pencil on panel
 
Evie Gross
Fiber
Can’t Stay, Can’t Leave, 2016
mylar box, doll, AstroTurf, fake flowers, paint
 
Aydan Harlow
Sculpture
You Did This, 2016 
graphite on water color paper, found branch

Sara Haug
Painting
Black then Blue, 2015-16 
ink on linen
 
Jordan Hauser
Painting
Virtually Half-Right, 2016
folding table, foam, reflective rope, fishing line, garden wire, neon tape, gold chain, t-pins, projected animation
5 min 30 sec
 
Cullen Hilburn 
Sculpture
The Loss of a Way, 2016
pine studs, plywood, cedar, pine, leather, steel, white stoneware
 
Alex Hipkins
Printmaking
Cave Rubrum Ring Mortis, 2016
ink, acrylic, gouache, mounted on board
 
Xan Holt 
Illustration
The Traveler, 2016 
ink and spray paint on paper
 
Bo Hubbard
Painting
Eight “stories”, 2016
Various materials on found personal tables (TV trays)
 
Michael Ingersoll
Sculpture
 
Moshe ben Obadiah, 2016 
marble, spalted maple
 
Melanie Johnson 
Ceramics
You mean like, forever ever?, 2016
ceramic, plexi, synthetic perlite, muslin, wire, dye, paint, glitter, flower petals
 
Brooke Juda
Photography
Incarcerating Passion, 2015
inkjet print

Joseph Jurkiewicz
Illustration
MoMo Kabonkan, 2016
ink on panel
 
Jamie Kepko 
Painting
Glowing Grid, 2015
cut paper and paint
 
Katherine Krug 
Sculpture
Palette Couch, 2016
white pine, metal fasteners, fabric, mattress
 
Shua Kwon 
Sculpture 
And then I washed it away, 2016
stonewall, media ink, salt, steel
 
Gabriella Maria Lacza
Art History | Painting
All books, periodicals, publications and brochures of the Cohen Resource Room, in order by weight
 
Abigail Langley 
Sculpture 
Limbo, 2016
glass, copper wire, steel cable
 
Andrew Lattner
Painting
Playstation, 2015
plywood and paper
 
Andrew Leider
Sculpture 
Weaver, 2016
steel, wood, electric motor
 
Victoria Lumpkin
Photography
The Edge, 2016
ceramic photo transfer
 
Shelby Mabery 
Illustration
Bulz Eye, 2012
mixed media, oil pastel, acrylic, cut paper

Phoenix Mayer
Printmaking 
Untitled, 2016
embroidery on cotton
 
Justin Mellon 
Painting
Overview Collage #6 (Resting Position), 2015
wood, tape, plexiglass, photo paper, digital prints, 
xerox, acetate, cardstock, acrylic paint, cardboard
 
Dexter Melton
Painting 
Homogeneous Despair, 2016
paper, clay, plaster, pedestal, spray paint, polyester
 
Scarlett Miller
Painting 
Mask Project, 2016
photo documentation
 
Johannah Miller
Illustration
Bien Fait, 2016
shellaced cake, fabric, yarn, clay 
 
Anna Minnick
Photography | Art History 
Untitled 2, 2015
inkjet print
 
Ash Miyagawa 
Illustration
The Provenance of Flight, 2016
ink, wing butterflies, archival paper
 
Sydney Monteer
Illustration
From the series Flesh Missions, 2016
gouache on paper
 
Cory Montero 
Illustration
Sea & Wind, 2016
digital print
 
Mel Moscoso 
Printmaking
Kalahating Puno (Half-full), 2016
lithograph and serigraph 

Jayme Murgas
Illustration | Creative Writing
Midnight Magic, 2016
ink and watercolor on paper
 
Leah Nelson
Ceramics
Shades of Cool, 2016
ceramic, mixed media
 
Nicolas Ortega 
Printmaking
Building a Mythology, 2016
acrylic painting, water color, hand-made newsprint paper, balsa wood, MDF, paper sage, newsprint, serigraphy, 5/8 steel brad nails, twine
 
Carlos Ortiz-Gallo
Printmaking
Un Regalo para la Familia Pech, 2016
Un Regalo para mi Familia, 2016
digital prints on kitakata paper
 
Juan Osorio 
Illustration 
Self-portrait, 2016 
oil on canvas
 
Mercedes Padro 
Graphic Design 
Alphabet of Cultures, 2016
digital prints on mounted paper
 
Rebeka Pech Moguel 
Photography
Gracias a Dios por los Niños Héroes, 2016
inkjet print
 
Wolfgang Pierce
Painting
Deerly Departed #2, 2015 
pen and ink on paper
 
Emma Provin
Filmmaking
Mystic & Severe, 2016 
video, 4 hrs.
 
Beau Raines 
Photography
Suspending, 2016
inkjet print

Natalie Randell 
Painting
Something to Sleep With, 2016
hand-dyed cotton and flannel quilt
 
Mary Reeves 
Painting
In the Garden of Eden (I Feel the Sunshine of Your 
Love), 2016
fabric, found objects, wool and acrylic yarn
 
Baldemar Rivas
Illustration 
People Watching, 2016
ink drawing made on site (April 15, 2016)
 
Matthew Rogers
Photography
Untitled #1,  2015
inkjet print
 
Tobias Rose
Illustration
Monster Stuff #1 and #2, 2016
digital prints on paper
 
Natasha Rubinetti 
Filmmaking 
Untitled, 2016
mixed media sculpture
 
Eren Russo 
Illustration 
Balance, 2016
digital print
 
Dashiell Saathoff
Illustration
A Brief Exercise in Nothing, 2016
ink on paper, mylar
 
Madeleine Sienkiewicz
Illustration 
Untitled, 2015
ink print on window cling
 
Brittney Smith 
Ceramics
Churn, 2016
terra cotta, wood, acrylic medium, ink, apoxie and shellac 

Katlin Spain 
Painting
Palm Springs, 2015
oil on canvas
 
Sam Stevens
Painting 
Look, Don’t Touch, 2016
ink, acrylic and pencil on paper
 
Emily Stout
Illustration 
Frode, 2015-16
colored pencil, pen, marker and watercolor on 
paper mounted on canvas
 
Taylor Toone 
Illustration 
16, 11, 9, 8, 2016
digital print
 
Clark Topjon 
Filmmaking 
Golden Hour, Kansas City, 2016
video
7:00 min
 
Joseph Tuzzolino 
Filmmaking | Creative Writing 
28 Days Ago Today, 2016
digital audio recording
 
Laura Valle 
Sculpture
The Tooth Fairy, 2016
rakued clay and wire
 
Twodee Weaver
Illustration 
Stele in the Jungle, 2016
watcolor, and pencil on paper
 
Roderick White
Animation 
Lost Dog, 2016
charcoal on paper, vinyl, projected charcoal 
animation, 2 min 36 sec
 
James Kevin Wilson 
Painting
My River Flows 2016
oil, canvas, cardboard

Emily Woodson
Illustration
Tiger’s Advice, 2016
ink and digital drawing on paper
 
Alicia Wyatt 
Illustration 
Endangered Spiecies of Asia Triptych, 2016
watercolor, acrylic, collage, spray paint, oil pastels and pen on paper
 
Angelina Yang
Ceramics
Sometimes, the fact that you a person, gets taken out of 
the equation, 2016
porcelain, luster, china paint, light bulbs, fabric
 
Renee Zagorski 
Fiber
Writing to Home, 2016
laser etched wood desk and paper
 
Steven Zelnio 
Painting
Verse No. 1 (Vanity Fair Freestyle), 2016
acrylic on paper
 
Stubbz 
Painting
Fruit of the Loin, 2016
hand painted silk, cotton thread
 
 
 
 
 
 

 

 

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