May 06, 2014
“Unsinkable Stories” features new works by Gallery Director Lauren Kinney, Ceramics Professor Kelli Sinner, and Printmaking Professor Patrick Vincent. In this collection of work the artists tell stories through paper, print, ceramic and book forms. In her series Clouds & Consequences Kelli Sinner creates subtle layered narratives by combining handmade paper and ceramic forms. Patrick Vincent explores social and ecological issues through animal mythology in print and drawing. Lauren Kinney creates tapestry like woodcuts of imaginary worlds as well as collaborative books and prints. Read the rest of this entry →
May 01, 2014
The Department of Art & Design invites the public to the reception for:
“Malevolent Madames” a solo exhibition by Bertha Vásquez
April 28 – May 16
Reception: Thursday, May 1st from 4 to 6 p.m. in the Roland Dille Center for Arts Gallery (CA 155). Read the rest of this entry →
April 29, 2014
May 8 at 5 p.m. in CA 165, two public art history thesis presentations will take place. The presentations are open to the public and will be followed by a small reception. The two speakers and their topics include:
Gisselle Tipp on “The Blueprint of a Stripped Society: Reconstruction of Russian Culture through the Constructivist Gaze”
Linnea Fitterer on “Contemporary Curating as an Artistic Practice”.
April 28, 2014
The Works On Paper Guild and The Ceramics Guild are holding their Biannual Print and Ceramics Sale on April 28th and 29th. The sale will be open from 9 am to 4pm. The Sale will feature art work from MSUM students. It will be held in front of the MSUM Gallery (149 Lobby) in the Roland Dille Center For The Arts. Please come support ceramicists and printmakers! Read the rest of this entry →
April 25, 2014
Richard Gompf generously donated $25,000 to MSUM to establish the “Richard Gompf Endowed Art Scholarship” to be awarded to an Art & Design student with an emphasis in Sculpture or Ceramics. Richard treasured his time at MSUM and went on to impact many students as a high school art teacher. Richard landed his dream job pioneering an arts program teaching pottery, jewelry and art from 1960-1989 at Miramonte High School in Orinda, California. Additional contributions to this scholarship are welcome. Read the rest of this entry →
April 24, 2014
Anna S. Arnar, Department of Art & Design, delivered the Gale Memorial Lecture at the University of New Mexico sponsored by the Department of Art and Art History. The title of her lecture was “The Culture of Print and the Social Lives of Books: Case Studies of Contemporary Book Works at Documenta 13.” The lecture is based on her new book project to be carried out during her sabbatical.
April 17, 2014
A mini art exhibition titled, TRASHED: An Excavation of the Art-making Process, will have an opening reception Thursday, April 17th from 5-6 p.m. in the Art Lounge in the Center for the Arts. This exhibition will run until Tuesday, May 6th.
April 15, 2014
The Department of Art & Design invites the public to the reception for the Spring Bachelor of Fine Arts Exhibition #2 on Thursday, April 17 from 4 to 6 p.m. in the Roland Dille Center for Arts Gallery (CA 155). Artwork created by senior BFA candidates Rachel Collier, Sierra Fosness, Takara Geck, Meghann Hlibichuk, Jamie Hohnadel, Jennifer Junker, Morgan Leapaldt, Michelle Mork, Amanda Olson, Kristen R. Perala, Jonathan Reich, Kaitlyn Rewitzer, Lydia Rusch, Brooke Stewart, and Fan Yin will be on display from Monday, April 14 to Thursday, April 24. Students are working towards fulfillment of requirements for the BFA in Art and Design. Read the rest of this entry →
April 01, 2014
The Department of Art & Design invites the public to the reception for the Student Juried Exhibition on Thursday, April 3 from 4 to 6 p.m. in the Roland Dille Center for the Arts Gallery (CA 155). Student awards will be announced during the reception at 5 p.m.
Artwork created by students during the 2013-14 academic year, and selected by visiting juror Hilary Wilder will be on display from Monday, March 31 to Thursday, April 10. Read the rest of this entry →
March 28, 2014
Check out the blog. Last semester the Photography Department began showcasing student work and now you are invited to enjoy the photographs collected over the past few months. Posts include work from individual students excelling on particular assignments to submissions from entire classes ranging from Intro to Photography courses to senior level studios. Be sure to revisit the blog as new work is added every week.
March 27, 2014
Brad Bachmeier, Art & Design, was selected as Artist in Residence for the Petrified Forest National Park in Arizona.
The Artist-In-Residence Program at Petrified Forest National Park offers artists the opportunity to pursue their discipline while being surrounded by the park’s inspiring landscape, heritage and geology. Best known for globally significant Late Triassic fossils, the park attracts geologists, paleontologists, archeologists, historians, and biologists, just to name a few. The park is also haven for those searching for scenic vistas, wilderness, hiking, dark skies, and beautiful, vast landscapes. Ceramic artist and Professor Brad Bachmeier will have access to over 800 archeological and historic sites that represent more than 13,000 years of human history and one of the most diverse collections of prehistoric pottery fragments in the Southwest. As part of the residency, Bachmeier will provide several programs to the public about his work and study. Read the rest of this entry →
March 26, 2014
Madeline Murnion, a printmaking student in the Art Department, was accepted into the show, From Roots To Leaves; An Exhibition of Tree Inspired Art Work at the Fine Arts Center of Hot Springs. From Roots to Leaves was curated from 277 artworks submitted by 102 artists through out the United States. The 52 selected artworks illustrate the strength and beauty of trees. The exhibition opens March 21 and continues through April 29, 2014
March 04, 2014
The Department of Art & Design invites the public to the reception for the Spring Bachelor of Fine Arts Exhibition #1 on Thursday, March 6 from 4 to 6 p.m. in the Roland Dille Center for the Arts Gallery (CA 155). Artwork created by senior BFA candidates Brittney Berthiaume, Brittany Cossette, Sarah Dutcher, Chantel Fugere, Katelyn Hanson, Victoria Hoffman, Carly Kohout, Erika Mathison, Paige Mauch, Megan Quiring, Alex Richard, Samuel Williams, and Dwight Winger will be on display from Monday, March 3 to Thursday, March 13. Students are working towards fulfillment of requirements for the BFA in Art and Design. Read the rest of this entry →
February 25, 2014
The Department of Art & Design is offering summer courses, including: ART 101-Basic Drawing 1, ART 125-Foundation Design, and ART 499-Workshop: Art Therapy.
For a full list of offered summer courses, please check the online course schedule on the MSUM website.
Art & Design summer courses are available to any and all MSUM students and faculty! Read the rest of this entry →
February 20, 2014
Springing from work done in Steve Grineski’s Ed. 310 class, art education major Marissa Van Vleet continued her social justice work by volunteering at Churches United for the Homeless on Saturday mornings running an art club for children. Van Vleet’s advisor Brad Bachmeier hopes to turn this into a sustainable program in the future.
Read more in The Forum article.
February 20, 2014
Thursday, Feb. 20 from 5-8 p.m. is the reception for an art exhibit featuring area university and college art faculty at the Kaddatz Gallery in Fergus Falls. The exhibit featuring work from Brad Bachmeier, Lauren Kinney, Jim Park, Sherry Short, Wil Shynkaruk, Kelli Sinner, Patrick Vincent and Chris Walla runs through March 29.
February 18, 2014
The Department of Art & Design invites the public to the reception for the Spring Bachelor Art/Bachelor of Science Exhibition on Thursday, Feb. 20 from 4 to 6 p.m. in the Roland Dille Center for Arts Gallery (CA 155). Artwork created by senior B.A. and B.S. candidates Brittany Anderson, Hiroshi Hanabusa, Renae Hansen, Sandie Jermyn, Billie Kitzman, Courtney Krauter, Brittany Krebs, Lindsey Lee, Stephanie Lech-Geffre, Britney Lietha, Gideon Meyer, Samantha Muraski, Ben Peterson, Ethan Smith, and Yvonne Wegscheid will be on display from February 17 – 27. Students are working towards fulfillment of requirements for the B.A. in Art and the B.S. in Art Education. Read the rest of this entry →
February 10, 2014
The Roland Dille Center for the Arts Gallery is looking for work for its national juried show “Breaking the Rules.” There is no entry fee and is open to anyone 18+ years and currently living in the United States. Entry deadline is Tuesday, March 11. For more information, application and artwork requirements, please visit the Gallery’s Facebook page.
Application and artwork requirements.
February 06, 2014
Carl Oltvedt, professor of Art, has been awarded a Minnesota State Arts Board Artist Initiative Grant for 2014.
The MN Sate Arts Board Artist Initiative grants support and assist “artists at various stages in their careers. It encourages artistic development, nurtures artistic creativity, and recognizes the contributions individual artists make to the creative environment of the state of Minnesota.” The program funds artists in various artistic fields, including visual arts, music, dance, theater and poetry. Read the rest of this entry →
February 04, 2014
The Department of Art and Design invites the public to the reception for the Art & Design Faculty Exhibition on Thursday, Feb. 6 from 4 to 6 p.m. in the Roland Dille Center for Arts Gallery (CA 155). Artwork created by faculty members: Zhimin Guan, Loral Iverson-Hannaher, Debra Knutson, Meredith Lynn, Trygve Olson, Jim Park, Leila Rastegar, Sherry Short, Kelli Sinner, Andrew Stark, Patrick Vincent, Chris Walla, Brad Bachmeier, Loretta Cantieri, and Lauren Kinney will be on display Feb 3 – Feb. 13.
Also on view are faculty-donated works for sale to help fund the new Timothy Ray Memorial Art Scholarship. Read the rest of this entry →