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“What lies beneath: Painter portrays our hidden identities”

Posted on March 03, 2015

Art alumnus (’12) credits his approach to painting instructors at MSUM.

The people you see in Micah Koosmann’s paintings are not people as you see them in everyday life.

Instead, Koosmann’s dark, richly stylized paintings portray the personalities that lie under those everyday perceptions, laying bare their complex psychologies and sides of them that are rarely acknowledged.

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BFA Student Exhibition No. 2 reception this Thursday

Posted on March 02, 2015

The School of Visual Arts at Minnesota State University Moorhead invites the public to the reception for the Spring Bachelor of Fine Arts Student Exhibition No. 2 on Thursday, March 5 from 4 to 6 p.m. at the Roland Dille Center for the Arts Gallery (CA 155). Artwork created by senior BFA candidates Chris Alveshere, Kassy Arntson, Sasha Bitzer, Alisha Hagen, Angelee Hale, Kyla Heidinger, Caroline Juel, Allison Krieger, John Wander, and Lacie Weisz will be on display from Monday, March 2 to Thursday, March 12. Read the rest of this entry →

World Renowned Architectural Photographer Hélène Binet comes to MSUM tomorrow

Posted on February 24, 2015

The School of Media Arts & Design invites you to join us in welcoming world renowned architectural photographer Hélène Binet on Wednesday, February 25, 2015.

Binet has become one of the leading photographers in her field, known for her ability to express the pure essence of the buildings she captures through striking use of light and shadow, contrast and form. Read the rest of this entry →

Brad Bachmeier will be presenting “Inside an Art Career” tomorrow

Posted on February 24, 2015

Associate Professor Brad Bachmeier will be presenting a lecture on “Inside an Art Career” on Wednesday, February 25, 2015, at 6 p.m. in King Hall 110. The lecture is free and open to the public.

“Inside an Art Career” lecture to be given Feb. 25

Posted on February 17, 2015

Associate Professor Brad Bachmeier will present an open to the public lecture, “Inside an Art Career” on Wednesday February 25, 2015 at 6pm. The lecture is part of the School of Visual Arts Colloquium Series, and will take place in King Hall 110.

BFA Student Exhibition No. 1 this Thursday

Posted on February 16, 2015

The School of Visual Arts at Minnesota State University Moorhead invites the public to the reception for the Spring Bachelor of Fine Arts Student Exhibition No. 1 on Thursday, February 19 from 4 to 6 p.m. in the Roland Dille Center for the Arts Gallery (CA 155). Read the rest of this entry →

Spring Bachelor of Arts Student Exhibition this Thursday, February 5

Posted on February 03, 2015

The School of Visual Arts at Minnesota State University Moorhead invites the public to the reception for the Spring Bachelor of Arts Student Exhibition on Thursday, February 5 from 4 to 6 p.m. in the Roland Dille Center for Arts Gallery (CA 155). Read the rest of this entry →

Spring 2015 Gallery Exhibitions

Posted on January 14, 2015

The Roland Dille Center for the Arts Gallery invites the public to attend six exciting exhibitions this semester including: Regional High School Exhibition, Student BA Exhibition, Student BFA Exhibition no. 1, Student BFA Exhibition no. 2, Student Juried Exhibition, and Certificate Student Exhibition. Read the rest of this entry →

North Dakota capitol shows work of MSUM art alum

Posted on January 08, 2015

The artwork of North Dakota artist Michael Dunn will be exhibited in the governor’s and first lady’s offices as well as in other locations in the Capitol Building in Bismarck, N.D., through March of this year. Read the rest of this entry →

Request for Qualifications for MSUM’s Library; ‘Percent for Art’ is open

Posted on January 06, 2015

The Request for Qualifications for the Minnesota State University Moorhead Livingston Lord Library Percent for Art Installation is open with a February 6 deadline for the qualifications documents. Read the rest of this entry →

Commencement is today at 1 p.m.

Posted on December 18, 2014

Can’t attend commencement? Watch the ceremony live.

Minnesota State University Moorhead will award degrees to 362 students during its fall commencement program Thursday, Dec. 18 at 1 p.m. in the university’s Nemzek Fieldhouse. Read the rest of this entry →

#curatedlife: exhibition by MSUM Photography students at ecce gallery now through December 17, 2014

Posted on December 09, 2014

Head down to ecce art gallery in downtown Fargo December 9-17, 2014 and see if you made the wall. MSUM Photography students share their views of social media in the exhibition #curatedlife. A semester collecting and curating images from various social media platforms including instagram, facebook, snapchat, and twitter is laid out for your viewing pleasure in the gallery’s long hall. Read the rest of this entry →

Give the gift of original art this holiday season

Posted on December 08, 2014

Be an original! Give the gift of original art this holiday season, and support MSU Moorhead art students at the same time! Come to the MSU Moorhead Art Sale at Moorhead Center Mall (Herberger’s wing) on Saturday, Dec. 13, from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. You’ll find beautiful, interesting, affordable art in a variety of mediums, including ceramics, prints and handmade gifts, all created by MSUM students. Read the rest of this entry →

Holiday Art Sale Dec. 8 and 9

Posted on December 05, 2014

MSUM Ceramic Guild and MSUM Works on Paper Guild will hold their annual holiday art sale on Monday December 8, and Tuesday December 9, from 8am-4pm, in the Great While Hall in the Center for Arts. Come purchase handmade gifts and support student artists!

SHIFTS, a visiting artist exhibition

Posted on November 25, 2014

Monday, November 24 – Thursday December 18
Reception: Thursday, December 4 from 4 to 6pm, Artist talk at 5pm

SHIFTS, an exhibition by visiting artists David Emitt Adams & Ellie Richards is currently on view at the Roland Dille Center for the Arts Gallery. Read the rest of this entry →

Call for Artwork

Posted on November 11, 2014

Student, Staff, & Faculty Exhibition Project – System Office

Student, staff, and faculty artwork is invited to fill public spaces of varying sizes (small to large) at the system office in downtown St. Paul. The purpose of the displays is to showcase campus work selected by the system office to enhance the décor and contribute to a pleasing and inviting ambiance in the areas of the offices typically visited by the public. The displays are not intended to constitute an art gallery or a public forum. Items will be displayed for approximately one year, not permanently. Read the rest of this entry →

Alumna Michelle Sailer, art teacher at S.G. Reinertsen Elementary, named Minnesota’s 2014 Elementary Art Educator of the Year

Posted on November 04, 2014

Michelle Sailer, art teacher at S.G. Reinertsen Elementary, has been named Minnesota’s 2014 Elementary Art Educator of the Year by the Art Educators of Minnesota. Sailer has been recognized by her professional association for her outstanding achievement and contributions to Reinertsen and Minnesota. She will be honored at an Art Educators of Minnesota awards luncheon on November 7. Sailer is a 1989 graduate of MSUM with degrees in Elementary Education and Art & Design.

Brad Bachmeier to present at Art Educators of Minnesota Annual State Conference

Posted on November 04, 2014

Prof. Brad Bachmeier to present at Art Educators of Minnesota Annual State Conference, Nov. 7th/8th in Rochester, MN. Bachmeier will present sessions on two topics: Careers in Visual Arts and Business and Marketing Practices for Artists.

The next generation of artists, from college to career

Posted on October 29, 2014
Art School 3.0: An Artful Happy Hour
Free and open to the public
On Nov. 4 at 6 p.m., Plains Art Museum’s CEO Colleen Sheehy will host a lively and candid conversation on what it takes to pursue art as a major with three leaders of the art departments at NDSU, MSUM, and Concordia College—Michael Strand, Kelli Sinner, and Peter Schultz.  The group will share insights about the state of college art departments, locally and around the country, as well as trends shaping the future. Read the rest of this entry →

New hands-on art class available for non-art majors

Posted on October 22, 2014

Students and advisors,
There is a new hands-on art class for non-art majors spring semester 2015!
Art 311 Pottery fulfills humanities LASC goal #6.
This course will cover hand building techniques and using the potters wheel.

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