2021 UMKC Student Art Exhibition

April 29 – May 15, 2021

Opening Reception: Thursday April 29, 2021, 5—7PM

Free Parking in the Cherry St. Garage, level 6

Awards presented at 6pm


Participating Artists: Trey Banning, Christopher Bown, Makayla Booker, Walker Cowles, Devon Dewey, Vincent Fallis, Aliah Fisher, Daniel Garcia-Roman, Roxanna Hamidpour, Emma Hampton, Rachel Houtman, Daniel Jaeger, Hillary Keeth, Brett Madsen, Nhu My Nhieu, Sabrina Owings, Mattie Peter, Haleigh Peterson, Mollie Stanek, Liza Sanborn, Gabrielle Still, Kelly Woltering, and Park Zebley


This event is FREE. In order to comply with COVID-19 safety guidelines, we will be limiting the number of visitors to 20 individuals at a time in the gallery. Please RSVP for the event at the following link and attend during the time slot which you have selected. Face masks are required.

The UMKC Gallery of Art is pleased to announce the 2021 UMKC Student Art Exhibition. It features the work of 23 undergraduate artists. All currently enrolled students at UMKC were eligible to submit work across a variety of media, including painting, photography, sculpture, printmaking, and graphic design. The opening reception will be 5 – 7 p.m., Thursday, April 29th. Scholarship awards will be presented during the opening reception at 6 p.m.

Rashida A. Phillips served as the juror for the 2021 UMKC Student Art Exhibition. Phillips is the Executive Director of the American Jazz Museum. She was born and raised in St. Louis. Her previous experience includes director of education and youth initiatives at the Chicago Humanities Festival, Chicago Arts Partnerships in Education, the Merit School of Music, and the Chicago Children’s Museum. She holds a Bachelor’s degree from Oberlin College and a Master’s in Jazz Studies from Rutgers University.