Images left to right: “Desert Pollinators” by Erin Parrot, “Moonlight Requisition” by Megan Lashbrook, “Fibonacci” by Katya C. Enriquez

2019 UMKC Student Art Exhibition

May 2 – May 11

Opening Reception: Thursday May 2, 2019, 5—7PM

Free Parking in the Cherry St. Garage, levels 5 & 6

Awards presented at 6pm

Guest Juror: José Faus


Participating Artists: Allison Spedding, Angel Goldenberg, Anna Diouf, Benjamin Cottrell, Colin Mosely, Emily Spreitzer, Erin Parrot, Jacob Wold, John Campbell, Katya C. Enriquez, Liz Dickinson, Luke Blevins, Madelyn Stewart, Marley Rogers, Megan Lashbrook, Megan VandeVelde, Noah Kellough, Rabecca Steger, Sarah Komer, Thang Nguyen, Tracy Khiew, Vince Fallis, Zachary Wolter

The UMKC Gallery of Art announces the 2019 UMKC Student Art Exhibition, which runs Thursday, April May 2 to Saturday May 11. It features the work of 23 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 5 – 7 p.m., Thursday, May 2. Scholarship awards will be presented during the opening reception at 6 p.m.

José Faus served as the juror for the 2018 UMKC Art Exhibition. Faus is a local multi-disciplinary artist, writer and UMKC alumnus. Faus is a founding member of the Latino Writers Collective, sits on the boards of the UMKC Friends of the Library and the Charlotte Street Foundation and is board president of The Writer’s Place. Faus has published chapbook, This Town Like That and full-length book of poetry, The Life and Times of José Calderon.