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2023 UMKC Student Art Exhibition

April 27 – May 12

Opening Reception: Thursday April 27, 5-7PM

Awards presented at 6pm

 Free Parking in the Cherry St. Garage, level 6

Participating Artists: Lizbeth Alvarez, Ashley Appleberry, Hugo Juarez Avalos, Maria Baez-Cupul, Lucja Basinska, Chanah Brown, Sydney Brown, Ciara Carrel, James Devero, Seth Dunfield, Curtis Franklin, Brynn Fuqua, Nathan Gano, Abby Guzman, Maahum Hamayat, Isabel Harryman, Katarina Hill, Grant Kendall, Daniel Kirk, David Kirk, Lilyanna Law, Ronnie Lawrence, Mariah Markt, George Vegeta Mendez, Logan Miriani, Megan Mozingo,Josie Newman, Thecla Okwara, Mattie Peter, Novalee Rivera, Naomi Schaefer, Emily Sellers, Jacqulyn Seyferth, Dori Tran, Sara Unrein, Katie Valdovinos, Sam Ventrillo, Abigail Wendlandt, and Leigh Woody.

The UMKC Gallery of Art is pleased to announce the 2023 UMKC Student Art Exhibition. The exhibition features the work of 33 UMKC students in a wide variety of media, including drawing, painting, photography, video, animation, printmaking, bookbinding, embroidery, graphic design, and mixed-media work. The opening reception will be 5 – 7 p.m., Thursday, April 27th. Scholarships and Awards will be presented during the opening reception at 6 p.m.

Kimi Kitada served as guest juror for this exhibition. Kitada is an independent curator and arts educator. She is currently a curator at the Charlotte Street Foundation. Previously, she was a curatorial assistant at The Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles, and she served as Public Programs & Research Coordinator at Independent Curators International (ICI) in New York. She is a co-founder of alt_break, which provides free and accessible contemporary art programming through partnerships with local, community-based nonprofits in New York. Kitada received a BA in Art History and Classics from Bucknell University and an MA in Museum Studies from NYU.