2017 UMKC Student Exhibition

Thursday, April 27 – Thursday, July 27, 2017
Opening Reception: Thursday April 27, 2017, 5—7PM
Free Parking in the Cherry St. garage, levels 5 & 6

The UMKC Gallery of Art announces the 2017 UMKC Student Art Exhibition, which runs Thursday, April 27 – Thursday, July 27. It features the work of 18 graduate and undergraduate artists. All currently enrolled students at UMKC were eligible to submit work across a variety of media, including painting, photography, sculpture, printmaking, graphic design, and video. An opening reception will be from 5 – 7 p.m., Thursday April 27. Scholarship awards will be presented during the opening reception at 6 p.m.

Lynnette Miranda served as the juror for the 2017 UMKC Art Exhibition. Miranda, currently the Curator-in-Residence for Charlotte Street Foundation, is a Latinx artist, curator, and writer from Miami, FL.

Miranda received a Masters of Art in Visual Arts Administration with an emphasis in Curatorial Studies from New York University and a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Studio Art with an emphasis in Fiber and Material Studies from the School of the Art Institute of Chicago. She has curated intimate group exhibitions in partnership with nonprofit organizations, including: Shifting Impressions: City Souvenirs at Cuchifritos Gallery + Project Space (New York, NY), Fragile States and Futile Divide at ACRE Projects (Chicago, IL), and Make Space @ MDW during MDW Fair 2012 at Mana Contemporary (Chicago, IL).

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