Alumni

WELCOME TO THE KCAI ALUMNI COMMUNITY!

The Kansas City Art Institute wants to see you develop a successful and gratifying career. Whether you want to promote your professional practice, connect with fellow alumni, or return to campus for a guest critique or lecture, or to volunteer, the KCAI Alumni Community is where it begins.

Marcus Cain ('98 painting & printmaking)
Director of Alumni Relations and Development 
816-802-3461
mdcain@kcai.edu


Alumni community benefits

As a member of the KCAI Alumni Community, you are entitled to the following benefits and services:

• Free online directory registration and access to a national database of KCAI alumni – sign up here
• Access to the KCAI Academic Advising and Career Services staff support during your first year following graduation
• Invitations to KCAI-sponsored local, regional and national private alumni gatherings and campus events
• Promotion of your exhibitions, events and achievements in KCAI online publications and events calendar, and on social media – go to Share Your News
• Access to an updated list of career and creative opportunities — found here
• Subscription to KCAI ARTNotes, bimonthly e-newsletter and KCAI Radius, biannual alumni e-newsletter – sign up here
• Opportunities to volunteer with KCAI
• Promotion of your Behance profile on the KCAI website
• Access to the KCAI Print Output Center on campus for professional use
• KCAI Jannes Library services and check-out privileges (w/ $100 deposit)
• Access to KCAI Jannes Library Computer Lab (w/ $25 non-refundable annual fee)
• Access to KCAI SFX Library of royalty-free, sound effects and music collection
• 10% off continuing education courses at KCAI School of Continuing and Professional Studies   
• 20% off art supplies at the KCAI Art Store

 

stay engaged

The KCAI Alumni Community offers a range of opportunities to return to campus or connect with other alumni where you live. We welcome you to:

• Visit campus for a tour with the director of alumni relations and meet with current faculty
• Participate in an Alumni Speakers Bureau hosted by KCAI Admissions for prospective students
• Share your professional development advice as a guest speaker for KCAI Academic Advising and Career Services
• Participate in alumni-juried student exhibitions, student-alumni studio visits and alumni exhibitions
• Talk to current students during KCAI's Annual Alumni Phone-a-thon and Thank-a-thon
• Attend events such as the biennial ArtPop, Art & Design Auction and alumni gatherings – see those here
• Become a Regional Alumni Ambassador to faciliate alumni engagement outside Kansas City
• Organize Alumni Class Reunions or Graduation Year Committees

 

STAY CONNECTED

At this KCAI online community site, you may set up your own profile, join and access the online alumni directory. You may also share your upcoming professional news with the KCAI campus and our national alumni community through our Share Your News platform. Just create a non-KCAI email and join the directory – it's free!

 

JOIN Your COMMUNITY ONLINE 

UPDATE YOUR CONTACT INFORMATION WITH KCAI:
https://donate.kcai.edu/sslpage.aspx?pid=290
 
INSTAGRAM:
https://www.instagram.com/kcartinstitute/
 
FACEBOOK:
https://www.facebook.com/KCAIalumni/
 
TWITTER:
https://twitter.com/kcartinstitute
 
LINKEDIN:
https://www.linkedin.com/edu/kansas-city-art-institute-20475
 
BEHANCE: 
https://www.behance.net/KCAI_Collections

 

GIVING BACK

Everyone has something meaningful to offer, and every contribution makes a difference in the lives of our students. Whether it’s a gift to the Annual Fund, an in-kind donation of artwork to the KCAI Biennial Art & Design Auction, establishing an endowed scholarship or an estate gift, your tax-deductible contribution shows your commitment to the importance of an art and design education. Donate now, or contact us at 816-802-3468 or alumni@kcai.edu for more information on the ways you can make an impact at your alma mater. 

 

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