2002 Annual B.F.A. Exhibition

April 19 - May 18


Installation view
Installation view
Installation view
Installation view
Installation view
Installation view


The "2002 Annual B.F.A. Exhibition" featured a range of dynamic, new work by nearly 100 emerging artists that graduated from the Kansas City Art Institute majoring in art history, ceramics, creative writing, design and illustration, fiber, painting, photography and new media, printmaking and sculpture.  Installed throughout the Artspace, the "2002 Annual B.F.A. Exhibition" was a special opportunity to experience a range of exemplary, often surprising creations by the 2002 graduating class of the Kansas City Art Institute.
2002 Annual B.F.A. Exhibition Jurors:
Linda Benglis, Artist
Jan Schall, Associate Curator of Modern and Contemporary Art, Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art
Best of Show:
Derric Eady (Photography/New Media)
Honor Award:
Eric Beir (Photography/New Media)
Honorable Mention:
Greg Rasmussen (Ceramics)
Dylan Mortimer (Painting)
Amelia Symes (Sculpture)
Scott Clark (Photography/New Media)
For generous support of the 2002-2003 exhibition series at the Artspace, the Kansas City Art Institute gratefully acknowledges the Missouri Arts Council, a state agency, and the H&R Block Foundation.




Press Release

Kansas City Art Institute's 2002 Annual BFA Exhibition
KCAI Website |
Thu, 2002-04-04

Celebrating new generations of artists

Selected Press

The Best and Brightest by Kate Hackman
The Kansas City Star |
Fri, 2002-05-17

KCAI grads show they're ready for the real world.

Dylan Mortimer: Getting Religion by Alice Thorson
The Kansas City Star |
Sun, 2002-05-05

Too many times when contemporary art touches on religion, controversy ensues.