Ends in 1 day, 12 hours

Core Values:

  • Recognize each other as equal and necessary partners
  • Embrace a willingness to take risks, be nimble, and remain flexible
  • Foster direct, respectful, and transparent communication
  • Share an understanding of purpose(s) and audience(s)
  • Commit to innovation, experimentation, inclusion, and mutual growth

Required materials:

  • Work sample  of 5 images (jpg) OR 1 five minute video (mov or mp4)
  • Image list (pdf)
  • Detailed Proposal (pdf): Include as much information as possible about your plans. What will the work look like, how will it function, how will it be made, what is your framing/installation plan? You may include drawings and diagrams and/or other supporting material.
  • Artist statement (pdf)
  • cv (pdf)

Review Sessions:

  • You should have already signed up for a one-on-one review session  with the curator to discuss your application. If you are not signed up for a review session, contact Sara Garrison at sgarrison@kcai.edu immediately to reserve a time slot.
  • Sessions  will take place between 9:30am - 5pm, February 27 - March 3
  • Show up for your meeting 5-10 minutes early!


  • February 25 5:00 PM CST Submissions Due
  • February 27 - March 3 Review Sessions
  • March 27 - 28 Artwork Delivery
  • April 1 & 3 - 5 Installation
  • April 7 Opening Reception
  • May 5 Closing Reception
  • May 6 Commencement Ceremony
  • May 6 - 8 De-installation and Pickup

Floor Plan, Timeline, Guidelines, and Resource List are all available as downloadable PDFs on the Artspace 2017 Annual BFA Exhibition web page.