Distinguished Alumni Award recipient Jeff Hagen art signing and presentation Oct. 5

Distinguished Alumni Award recipient, artist and author Jeff Hagen will be signing his artwork and presenting his new children’s book “Hiawatha Passing” for early sales at Comstock Memorial Union from 2 to 3:30 p.m. on Friday, Oct. 5. Hagen is a nationally known award-winning artist and author. His creative work has appeared in The New York Times, Chicago Tribune, Milwaukee Journal, […]

Art Alumnae Earn Fellowships to Rigorous Graduate Programs

Faculty nurture artists and learners By Trent Zbichorski At one time, MSUM alumnae Stephanie Seguin, Kaylyn Gerenz and Jescia Hopper entered Roland Dille Center for the Arts for the first time to begin their art journey. MSUM not only nurtured each of them to excel artistically, but also prepared them for rigorous graduate-level work. Each artist has received fellowships for […]

Fargo pottery maker creates custom fixtures meant for daily use

MSUM alumnus makes a splash with his functional pottery James Wolberg’s art takes a while to sink in. Some of the 38-year-old Fargo resident’s “functional pottery” is designed to handle beard stubble, soap and toothpaste — that comes with the territory when making bathroom sinks that look good but still work like a normal fixture. “I’ve spent plenty of time […]

Bachelor Art/Bachelor of Science exhibition reception Thursday

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 […]

Visiting Artist Exhibition: M.A. Papanek-Miller and Jenni Brant

The Department of Art and Design invites the public to the Visiting Artist Exhibition: M.A. Papanek-Miller & Jenni Brant at the Roland Dille Center for Arts Gallery (CA 155), on view from Jan. 13 – 30. M.A. Papanek-Miller is a mixed media artist working primarily with woven and layered images that provoke environmental concerns specifically with animals and regarding water […]