The Catholic Fine Arts Council of the Archdiocese of Kansas City in Kansas is pleased to present the first Regional Juried Christian Arts Competition and Exhibition, which will debut in the summer/fall of 2017 at the Savior Pastoral Center in Kansas City, Kansas. This juried competition and exhibition primarily seeks to foster the arts of the Western Christian tradition. Other artistic traditions of Christian subject matter will be considered, also.


Opening Reception and Awards Ceremony

Tuesday, October 17th, 2017

Savior Pastoral Center

12601 Parallel Parkway, Kansas City, KS 66109

Please register to attend here!



To view the competition prospectus and entry guidelines, click here


Committee Members

Christine Bial, Mid-America Arts Alliance, CFAC Council Member

Tim Chik, Director of Savior Pastoral Center

Lesle Knop, Executive Director of the Catholic Foundation of Northeast Kansas

Eva Reynolds, Eva Reynolds Fine Arts Gallery, CFAC Council Member

Kimberly Rode, Office of Adult Evangelization

Dan Sabatini, Chair of the CFAC

Michael Shirley, CFNEK Representative to the CFAC


 Honorary Chairpersons

John and Pat Menghini




Pope St. John Paul II Award



St. Bede Award



St. Luke Award



St. Cecilia Award



St. Thomas the Apostle Award



People's Choice Award




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Questions? Contact Lesle Knop at (913) 647-0325 or at lknop@archkck.org.


 "The Catholic Diocese of Kansas City in Kansas encourages artists both near and far to join her in satisfying the universal hunger for beauty, order and holiness...we invite all artists, both young and old, to submit works that are contemplative, prayerful and evangelical."


                                                                                                        -John Menghini