KCKCC Art Gallery to Celebrate Student Artists With New Exhibit

The Kansas City Kansas Community College Art Gallery’s newest exhibition showcases the talent of KCKCC student artists. Art professors nominated their students to apply for this exhibition, and local artist Isaac Tapia of IT-RA ICONS, juried for the show and selected the winners.

As part of this exhibition, the Scenic Route Student Literary & Fine Arts magazine will host an awards reception and poetry readings from 5 to 7 p.m. May 4 in the Art Gallery, Room 2346 in Lower Jewell. There will be readings by authors and poets published in the magazine. The award winners for the contest will also be announced. The exhibition runs until May 18.

Prior to the awards reception will be a KCKCC Visual Arts Grad Celebration, mural unveiling and popup shop grand opening from 3 to 5 p.m. in the Art Studio, Room 2160 in Upper Humanities. This potluck event celebrates the KCKCC Art Department’s 2022-23 graduates as well as the opening of the KCKCC Art Society’s pop-up shop, featuring mural art by Justice Burris.

Both of these events are free and open to the public and are hosted on KCKCC’s Main Campus, 7250 State Ave.

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