Allen Sheets, Graphic Design, received an American Graphic Design Award for The Spirit Room catalog titled: In the Spirit of Crow: A Gathering of Art Poetry from the Great Winter Crow Shots, 2004-2012. Certificates of Excellence were awarded to 15% of 8,000 entries. The competition was sponsored by Graphic Design USA. The catalog was edited by Thom Tammaro, English.
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Artist, critic and art historian James Elkins presents a lecture titled, “How to Use Your Eyes and How Some Animals Use Them” Monday, Oct. 6 at 6 p.m. in King Hall Auditorium on the MSUM campus. Elkins’ lecture is part of The School of Visual Arts colloquium lecture series.
Elkins teaches in the Department of Art History, Theory, and Criticism, at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago. After obtaining his graduate degree in painting, Elkins completed his PhD in Art History in 1989 at the University of Chicago. His writing focuses on the history and theory of images in art, science, and nature. Some of his books are exclusively on fine art (What Painting Is, Why Are Our Pictures Puzzles?). Read the rest of this entry →
Anna Sigrídur Arnar, School of Visual Art, organized a conference panel and delivered a paper for SHARP (Society for the History of Authorship, Reading and Publishing) held in Antwerp, Belgium, September 17-21. The title of the panel was “A Modern Secular Cult: Artists’ Books and Explorations of the Self, Nationhood, and Civic Rites.” Arnar delivered a paper titled “The Public and Private Dimensions of the Secular Book: The Library as Work of Art in the Work of Christine Hill and Shooshie Sulaiman,” based on her summer research for a new book project called Social Spaces of the Book, “Reading” Books at Documenta and the Venice Biennale.
A solo exhibit of paintings by Zhimin Guan, School of Visual Art, opens Sept. 24 and runs until Oct. 2 at the University of Minnesota Crookston campus. The show is organized by the Confucius Institute at University of Minnesota. The exhibit is titled “Mountain Spirits & Water Images.” Zhimin Guan will also conduct a Chinese painting workshop at 4:30 p.m. in Owens Hall 118, followed by a free buffet supper and slide lecture and a question and answer session(6:20-7:30pm) in the Bede Ballroom. Read the rest of this entry →
Thursday, September 4 | 4–6 p.m. | Center for the Arts 155
The School of Visual Arts invites the public to the reception for the MSUM Alumni Exhibition: New Works on Thursday, September 4 from 4 to 6 p.m. in the Roland Dille Center for Arts Gallery (CA 155).
The exhibition features works by local and regional MSUM alumni, including J. David Berdahl, Katelyn Bladel, Christopher Boedigheimer, Ellen Jean Diedercich, Kaylyn Gerenz, Amanda Heidt, Warren Kessler, Chelsea Lee, Nancy J. Leier, Sam Norman, Chelsea Odden, Jerica Olson, Kristen R. Perala, Keri Pickett, Lydia Rusch, Naomi RaMona Schliesman, Sarah Regan Snavely, and Brooke Stewart. Read the rest of this entry →
Interested in learning how to draw? Good news! Non-majors are now able to sign up for basic drawing. The course that is available for non-art majors is:
Course: ART 101 (000049) – Basic Drawing 1
When: Tuesdays & Thursdays
Instructor: Sherry Short
If you have any question about the course or registration, please contact Sherry Short at firstname.lastname@example.org, or 218-477-2310.
“Unsinkable Stories,” an Exhibition by MSUM Art Faculty Lauren Kinney, Kelli Sinner and Patrick Vincent at the Nemeth Art Center, Reception Saturday, May 10
“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 →
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 →
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”.
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 →
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 →
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.
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.
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 →
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 →
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.
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 →
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
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 →
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 →