Camile Elizabeth Messerley is a Kansas City-based artist, organizer, writer and BFA candidate at the Kansas City Art Institute. Her practice is centered around challenging aesthetic intuition through the social engagement in performance, and new media.
Camile Elizabeth Messerley is a Kansas City-based artist, organizer, writer and BFA candidate at the Kansas City Art Institute. Her practice is focuses on the play that occurs when challenging institutions and aesthetics through educational programming and social engagement. Messerley’s work has been published on Informality Blog and Likewise Magazine.
She has worked in art institutions such as the Nelson Atkins Museum of Art, Charlotte Street Foundation, and the H&R Block Artspace where she is currently an intern and is the acting president of ASAC, which is the Artspace Student Advisory Council. Recently, she presented and lead a workshop at the AICAD Student Success Conference at Pratt, in addition to this Messerley was invited to speak on a closing Student Perspectives panel at the conference.
She is also a member of the team behind Kansas City's newest DIY event space, Alter: Art Space, founded this spring by Boi Boy and Bo Hubbard.
Here she acts as the Programming and Outreach Organzer. If you're interested in learning about Alter email us at firstname.lastname@example.org to get involved and learn about the project!
Messerley is also open to collaborations across the country and sharing resources to online libraries, editing tools for writing and media, a couch to sleep on when you're passing through Kansas City, as well as programming and other projects.