The Kansas City Art Institute or KCAI was founded in 1885 in Kansas City, Missouri. The school began as 'Sketch Club 'which was formed by art enthusiasts. The Kansas City Art Association and School of Design was created after its first exhibition in 1887. Over the years, the institute's campus has grown and now stretches over 15 acres.
KCAI offers bachelor of fine arts degree with majors in animation, ceramics, design, fiber, painting, printmaking and sculpture as well as others. Some of the notable alumni in the field of art and media from KCAI include Martin Arnold (filmmaker), Walt Disney (animator and media entrepreneur), Dennis Hopper (actor) and April Greiman (graphic designer).
Source: Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) 2016-17, National Center for Education Statistics, http://nces.ed.gov/ipeds/
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