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Kansas City Arts Coalition accepts eight JCCC students to juried show

April 7, 2015

Eight fine-arts students from JCCC were accepted into the Kansas City Artists Coalition Undergraduate College Student Exhibition this year, the most of any higher education institution in the area.

Avila University had the second-most accepted with seven students, followed by the Kansas City Art Institute, which had six.

Other schools that entered the 20th Annual Student Juried Art Competition and had student accepted were:

  • University of Kansas
  • Northwest Missouri State University
  • Washburn University
  • Missouri Western State University
  • University of Missouri Kansas City
  • University of Central Missouri
  • Art Institutes International - Kansas City

No other community colleges were included in the show.

The opening reception for the exhibition is from 6 to 8 p.m. Friday, April 10, at the Kansas City Artists Coalition, 201 Wyandotte, Kansas City, Missouri. The exhibit runs through April 24.

Juror for the show was Sonié Joi Ruffin, a fabric artist and executive director of the Faso Gallery on Troost Avenue.