Welcome to KCAI Alumni Exhibitions & Events
CURRENTLY ON VIEW
(Listed by closing date)
Image: Nick Cave ('82 fiber) in "Until" at MASS MoCA
Nick Cave: UntilOct. 16, 2017 – Early Sept. 2017
Nick Cave ('82 fiber), the artist celebrated for his wearable sculptures, turns expectations inside out in a massive immersive installation where not a single "Soundsuit" will be found. Instead, he uses MASS MoCA’s signature football field-sized space to create his largest installation to date, made up of thousands of found objects and millions of beads, which will make viewers feel as if they have entered a rich sensory tapestry. Mass MoCA, 1040 MASS MoCA Way, North Adams, Mass. 01247 http://massmoca.org/event/nick-cave-until/
Image: Matt Bollinger ('03 painting) in "Domestic Seen" at Nerman Museum of Contemporary Art
Domestic Seen featuring Matt BollingerOct. 20, 2016 – March 26, 2017
Works by KCAI alumnus Matt Bollinger (’03 painting) are featured within the group exhibition, “Domestic Seen” on view at the Nerman Museum of Contemporary art. The exhibition features seven artists who use interiors and domestic scenes to show how the mundane can be imbued with critical content that resonates both locally and nationally. Nerman Museum of Contemporary Art, 12345 College Blvd., Overland Park, Kan. 66210-8500 http://www.nermanmuseum.org
Image: Ellen Carey ('74 printmaking) from “A Matter of Memory: Photography as Object in the Digital Age” at George Eastman Museum
A Matter of Memory: Photography as Object in the Digital Age" featuring Ellen Carey Oct. 20, 2016 – March 26, 2017
Ellen Carey (’74 printmaking) is featured in the group exhibition “A Matter of Memory: Photography as Object in the Digital Age at the George Eastman Museum, 900 East Ave., Rochester, N.Y. https://eastman.org/matter-memory-photography-object-digital-age
Image: James Clover ('62 sculpture) in "Woke AF" at Yeelen Gallery
James Clover: Woke AFOct. 29, 2016 – Jan. 14, 2017
Yeelen Gallery presents “Woke AF”, a solo exhibition of new work by artist James Clover (’62 sculpture). This exhibition marks Clover’s second solo show with the gallery in Miami’s Little Haiti neighborhood. Yeelen Gallery, 294 NW 54th St., Miami, Fla. 33127 http://yeelenart.com.
Image: Dylan Mortimer ('02 painting) from "Regeneration” at Haw Contemporary
Dylan Mortimer: RegenerationNov 11, 2016 – Dec. 31, 2016
Dylan Mortimer (’02 painting) presents his solo exhibition “Regeneration” at Haw Contemporary, 1600 Liberty St, Kansas City, Mo. 64102 http://www.hawcontemporary.com
Image: Mike Sinclair ('74 phot from "Regeneration” at Haw Contemporary
The Nelson – Photographs by Mike SinclairNov 11, 2016 – Dec. 31, 2016
Mike Sinclair (’74 photography) presents his solo exhibition “The Nelson – Photographs by Mike Sinclair” at Haw Contemporary, 1600 Liberty St, Kansas City, Mo. 64102 http://www.hawcontemporary.com
Image: Sean Semones ('02 printmaking) in "Flower!” at Telephonebooth Gallery
Sean Semones: Flower!Nov 5 – Dec. 31, 2016
“Flower!” features new work by St. Louis-based artist Sean Semones (’02 printmaking) at the Telephonebooth Gallery, 3319 Troost, Kansas City, Mo. 64109, http://telephoneboothgallery.com
Image: Nick Cave ('82 fiber) in "Property" at The Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art Nick Cave: PropertyJuly 23 – Dec. 31, 2016Explore a recently acquired work by one of America’s foremost contemporary artists at the Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art. I n "Property," KCAI alumnus Nick Cave (’82 fiber) transforms 1,000 found objects, laden with symbolic, personal and autobiographical meanings, into a highly charged, socially responsive sculpture. Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art, Gallery L8, Project Space, 4525 Oak St. Kansas City, Mo. 64111 www.nelson-atkins.org
Image: Anne Easterday (Attended '05-07 sculpture) at the Prairie Museum of Art and History Prairie Museum of Art and History featuring Anne EasterdayNov. 13 – Dec. 30, 2016Annie Easterday (Attended ’05-07 sculpture) presents an exhibition of photography on view at the Prairie Museum of Art and History, 1905 S. Franklin Ave., Colby, Kan. 67701 http://prairiemuseum.org
Image: Rita Blitt (Attended "52-53 painting) in "Dance of the Line" at Washburn University Mulvane Art Museum
Dance of the Line: Rita Blitt in MotionNov. 4 – Dec. 23, 2016
Washburn University's Mulvane Art Museum hosts a special exhibition for Rita Blitt (Attended ’52-53 painting) and her husband, Irwin Blitt, at the Mulvane Art Museum. The exhibition, “Dance of the Line: Rita Blitt in Motion,” includes 17 artworks from the Mulvane Art Museum’s collection and explores Blitt’s passion for incorporating line and movement in her work. Mulvane Art Museum 1700 SW College Ave., Topeka, Kan. 66621 http://www.washburn.edu/about/community/mulvane-art-museum/exhibitions/index.html
Image: Debra Smith ('93 fiber) in "The Thread You Follow" at the Daum Museum of Contemporary Art
Debra Smith: The Thread You FollowSept. 30 – Dec. 20, 2016
Debra Smith (’93 fiber) presents the solo exhibition “The Thread You Follow” at the Daum Museum of Contemporary Art, State Fair Community College, 3201 W. 16th St, Sedalia, Mo. 65301 www.daummuseum.org
Image: John Buck ('68 sculpture) from "Biennial of the Americas” at Robischon Gallery
John Buck: Biennial of the AmericasSept. 22 – Dec. 17, 2016
Robischon Gallery is pleased to present the highly-compelling work of distinguished American artist John Buck ('68 sculpture). Buck’s intricate and commanding kinetic bronze and wood sculptures are prominently featured in an extensive showing. John Buck’s provocative artworks reflect and explore a wide range of cultural ideas and global topics. Robishon Gallery, 1749 Wazee, Denver, Colo. 80202 http://www.robischongallery.com/news/66/
Image: Ky Anderson ('95 fiber; sculpture) in "The Cave” at Sherry Leedy Contemporary Art
Ky Anderson: The CaveNov. 4 – Dec. 17, 2016
Featured at Sherry Leedy Contemporary Art is a series of new large-scale works from Ky Anderson (’95 fiber; sculpture) in the solo exhibtion “The Cave.” Sherry Leedy Contemporary Art, 2004 Baltimore Ave., Kansas City, Mo. 64108 http://sherryleedy.com.
Image: Gerry Trilling ('89 painting) in "Transformers: Re-contextualizing our Material Culture" at Ruth Funk Center for Textile Arts
Transformers: Re-contextualizing our Material Culture featuring Gerry TrillingSept. 17 – Dec. 17, 2016
Gerry Trilling (’89 painting) is featured in “Transformers: Re-contextualizing Our Material Culture” at the Ruth Funk Center for Textile Arts, Florida Institute for Technology in Melbourne, FL. The show presents Trilling’s and several other artists’ work as reflections of the raw materials they find in everyday culture to build their pieces. Transformers showcases how normal aspects of the most common materials can gain significant meaning through the artists’ reconstructions. Florida Institute of Technology, 150 W. University Blvd., Melbourne, Fla. 32901 http://textiles.fit.edu
Image: Jeremy Long ('95 painting) in "Stories and Studies" at Grace Albrecht Gallery Stories and Studies featuring Jeremy LongNov. 28 – Dec. 16, 2016
Jeremy Long (’95 painting) is featured in a two-person exhibition “Stories and Studies” with Colleen Kelsey at the Grace Albrecht Gallery in the Sauder Visual Arts Center at at Bluffton University, 1 University, Dr., Bluffton, Ohio 45817 http://www.bluffton.edu/art/gallery.html
Image: Miles Neidinger in "ReModel” at Studios, Inc.
Miles Neidinger: ReModelNov. 11 – Dec. 16, 2016
Miles Neidinger (’00 sculpture) presents the solo exhibition “ReModel” at Studios Inc.,1708 Campbell St, Kansas City, Mo. 64108 http://thestudiosinc.org
Image: Josh George ('97 illustration) in "Root to Bloom” at Principle Gallery
Miles Neidinger: ReModelNov. 11 – Dec. 15, 2016
Josh George (’97 illustration) is featured in the juried group exhibition “Root to Bloom” at the Principle Gallery, 208 King St., Alexandria, Calif. 22314 https://principlearttalk.com
Image: Richard Notkin ('70 ceramics) in "Consent of Silence: The Hill Jar Series” at Zolla/Lieberman Gallery
The Consent of Silence: The Hill Jar Series, New Works by Richard NotkinNov. 4 – Dec. 9, 2016
Richard Notkin (’70 ceramics) presents “The Consent of Silence: The Hill Jar Series” at Zolla/Lieberman Gallery, 325 W. Huron St., Chicago, IL 60654. For nearly five decades, Notkin has focused his work on narrative ceramic sculptures and teapots imbued with political and social commentary. He has extensively researched historical ceramics to find inspiration, aesthetic styles and techniques which are pertinent to his detailed, image-based works. The new “Hill Jar Series” is based on a marvelous body of work produced during the Han Dynasties (circa 200 BCE – 200 AD) in China. Zolla/Lieberman Gallery, 325 W. Huron St., Chicago, Ill. 60654 www.zollaliebermangallery.com.
Image: Liz Smith ('00 painting) in "Now as Ever – Recent Works by Liz Smith" at Thornhill Gallery, Avila College
Now as Ever – Recent Works by Liz SmithNov. 14 – Dec. 8, 2016
"Now as Ever" is a solo exhibition featuring the recent work of Liz Smith (’99 painting at Thornhill Gallery near the campus of Avila College, 11901 Wornall Rd., Kansas City, Mo. 64145 https://www.avila.edu/arts/thornhill-art-gallery
Image: Lush Newton ('97 illustration) in "Travelin’ Dave presents the Big Foot Family Band”
Lush Newton: – Travelin' Dave Presents the Big Foot Family BandNov. 3 – Dec. 8, 2016
Lush Newton (’97 illustration and design) presents “Travelin’ Dave presents the Big Foot Family Band” at the Art Gallery of Mendocino College at the Center for Visual and Performing Arts, 1000 Hensley Creek Rd. Ukiah, Calif. 95482 http://www.mendocino.edu/the-arts/art/art-gallery/current-exhibits
Image: Mary Ann Stafford (Attended '50-51) at the North Central Arkansas Art Gallery
North Central Arkansas Art Gallery featuring Mary Ann Stafford Oct. 24 – Dec. 7, 2016
KCAI alumna Mary Ann Stafford (Attended ’50-51) is the featured guest artist in a group exhibition at the North Central Arkansas (NCA) Art Gallery. Stafford’s rural scenes of Arkansas allow the viewer to feel the serenity of nature as opposed to the fast, complicated aspects of modern life, assisting them in slowing down and really seeing the world around them. See Stafford’s work on view at the NCA Gallery, open Mon through Fri. 9:00-4:00, 110 Lost Creek Parkway, Fairfield Bay, Ark. 72088http://www.arkansas.com/attractions/detail/north-central-arkansas-art-gallery/92878
Images: Howard Harris ('71 industrial design) and Michele Harris in "Double Vision" at Sugarman Peterson Gallery
Double Vision: Howard Harris and Michele Harris Aug. 19 – Dec. 4, 2016
“Double Vision: Howard Harris and Michele Harris” features KCAI alumnus and Board of Trustees member Howard Harris (’71 industrial design) and his wife and artist Michele Harris, who have created works especially for this combined showing at Sugarman Peterson Gallery in Santa Fe, NM. This two-artist exhibition includes Howard’s dimensional photography and Michele’s pastels, and much of the work has emerged from the couple’s winter 2016 tour of the African countries of Tanzania, Zimbabwe, South Africa, and Ethiopia. Sioux City Art Center, 225 Nebraska St., Sioux City, IA 51101 http://www.siouxcityartcenter.org
Image: Jay Schinn ('02 painting) in "Air Space” at Barry Whistler Gallery
Jay Schinn: Air SpaceOct. 21 – Nov. 26, 2016
Jay Schinn (’02 painting) presents his solo exhibition “Air Space” at the Barry Whistler Gallery, 315 Cole St., Suite 120, Dallas, Texas 75207 http://www.barrywhistlergallery.com
Image: Debbie Barrett-Jones ('07 fiber) in "Unspoken, An Art Installation" at Leedy-Voulkos Art Center Unspoken, An Art Installation by Debbie Barrett-JonesOct. 7 – Nov. 26, 2016
Debbie Barrett-Jones (’07 fiber) presents her solo exhibition and art installation “Unspoken” at the Leedy-Voulkos Art Center, 2012 Baltimore, Ave., Kansas City, Mo. 64108 http://www.leedy-voulkos.com
Image: Slightly Undercooked at BBQLA
Slightly UndercookedNov. 5 – Nov. 26, 2016
KCAI alumni Timo Fahler (’09 ceramics), Thomas Linder (’08 sculpture) and Adam Beris (’09 painting; creative writing) present a group exhibition “Slightly Undercooked” at BBQLA with KCAI Associate Professor in sculpture Michael Wickerson at BBQLA, 2315 Jesse St., Los Angeles, Calif. 90023 http://bbqla.net
RECENTLY ON VIEW
(Listed by closing date)
Image: Jerry Lyles ('95 painting) in Where I Am" at the Bry Art Gallery
Jerry Lyles: Where I AmOct. 17 – Nov. 22, 2016
Drawings and paintings by Jerry Lyles (’95 painting) were recently on display at the University of Louisiana Monroe School of Visual and Performing Arts Bry Art Gallery, University of Louisiana, Monroe, 700 University Ave., Monroe, La. 71209 http://www.ulm.edu/art/exhibits.html
Image: Deanna McKeown ('60 painting) in “A Confluence of Color: Deanne McKeown and Byron McKeown” at Sedona Art Center
A Confluence of Color: Deanne McKeown and Byron McKeownNov. 4 – Nov. 20, 2016
The Sedona Art Center of Sedona, AZ recently presented “A Confluence of Color” featuring work by Deanne McKeown (’60 painting) and Byron McKeown (’60 design). Sculptor and jewelry artist, Deanne, is known for her delightful bronze works and exquisite jewelry designs. Her husband Byron McKeown is a mixed-media artist well known for creative exquisite objects like walking sticks and knives. Sedona Art Center, 15 Art Barn Rd, Sedona, AZ 86336 http://sedonaartscenter.org.
Image: KC Crow Maddux ('02 painting) in "Post-Human Animal Instinct” at Transform Fitness
KC Crow Maddux: Post-Human Animal InstinctNov. 8 – Nov. 20, 2016
KC Crow Maddux (’02 painting) recently presented the solo exhibition “Post-Human Animal Instinct” at Transform Fitness, 1909 Wheless, Austin, TX 78723 http://www.transformfitnessaustin.com
Image: Loreta Feeback (’60 design) at Images Art Gallery
Loretta Feeback at Images Art GalleryOct. 21 – Nov. 20, 2016
Works in pastel and oils by Loreta Feeback(’60 design) were recently featured in an exhibition at the Images Art Gallery. Feeback creates patterns and designs of rich color that radiate into an abstraction of shapes and forms, often discovering an image. Images Art Gallery, 7320 W. 80th Street - Overland Park, KS 66204 http://imagesartgallery.com.
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Dec. 11 for publishing on Dec. 27
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