KCAI Student Interview: Ezra Dufair

Ezra Dufair was the winner of the Arturo Sandoval poster design. You can find other student interviews here as we post them! Ezra Dufair Age: 21 | Field of Study: Graphic Design   WHAT WERE YOUR HONEST THOUGHTS WHEN YOU HEARD ABOUT THIS PROJECT? “I saw last year’s juniors struggle through this project so I was very…

KCAI Student Interview: Parker H. Seydel

“His use of 3D art and eye-catching patterns was stunning” – Brian Henry, Lamar Advertising. You can find other student interviews here as we post them! Parker H. Seydel Age: 22 | Field of Study: Graphic Design   What were your honest thoughts when you heard about this project? “I’ve known about this project since my freshman year and had…

KCAI Student Interview: Ipek Pelit

Ipek’s posters were a crowd favorite because of the retro-paint imposed style in her posters. You can find other student interviews here as we post them! Ipek Pelit Age: 22 | Field of Study: Graphic Design What were your honest thoughts when you heard about this project? “The idea of studying with music made me excited…

The Yellowjackets – Pioneers in Jazz Fusion

The Band Within a Band In 1977, Robben Ford brought together musicians of a veteran caliber to record, The Inside Story. This group consisted of keyboardist Russell Ferrante,  bassist Jimmy Haslip, and drummer Ricky Lawson. The group, including Robben Ford., that discovered a “chemistry” in their primarily instrumental sound. A sound that Robben’s record company felt needed…

KCAI Student Interview: Madison Hollingsworth

Madison’s posters certainly popped to judges with their bright colors and expertly crafted styles. “She spoke the language of the artists’ music through color and design” – Gale Tallis, Executive Director. While the judges loved all of her poster designs, the Yellowjackets poster both stood out and was the best of all the Yellowjackets posters…