Thinking Photography: Five Decades at the Kansas City Art Institute

July 24, 2010—January 2, 2011

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Admission is free.

This exhibition will feature photographic works by twenty-seven notable Kansas City Art Institute alumni, acknowledging the rich and diverse history of the KCAI photography program from the 1960s to the present.

Included are works by Thomas Barrow, Joe Deal, Edward Gallucci, James Hajicek (with Carol Panaro Smith), E. G. Schempf, Lawrence McFarland, Ellen Carey, Karen Glaser, Mark Osterman, Frank Hamilton, Russell Phillips, Chuck Avery, Don McKenna, Jeff Burk, Jamie Tuttle, Robert and Shana ParkeHarrison, Dana Fritz, Stuart Allen, Nicole Cawlfield, Raïssa Venables, Cortney Andrews, Colby Sempek, Allyson Lubow, Robert Heishman, Ross Sawyers, Jeff Eaton, and Jaimie Warren.

Exhibition Programs:

Second Friday Happy Hour
Hosted by the Young Friends of Art
Meet the Artist!
Friday, Sept. 10
6-8 p.m. | Lens 2
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The Artists are IN!
Friday, Oct. 8
7-8 p.m. | Gallery L11
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Wave Energies FeedBack:
30 Years of Electronic Media at Kansas City Art Institute

Fridays, Oct. 8, 15 and 22
7-9 p.m. | Atkins Auditorium
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Artists' Talk
Jerry Uelsmann & Maggie Taylor
1–2 p.m., Saturday, Oct. 30
Atkins Auditorium | Free; tickets required.
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This exhibition is supported by the Hall Family Foundation and the Campbell-Calvin Fund and Elizabeth C. Bonner Charitable Trust for exhibitions. This exhibition is dedicated to Joe Deal (1947-2010).

Image: Joe Deal, American (1947-2010). Backyard, Diamond Bar, California, 1980. Gelatin silver print. Gift of the Hall Family Foundation, 2008.4.11 © Joe Deal. Courtesy Robert Mann Gallery.

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