Artwork by MSUM Faculty in 40th Annual Plains Gala and Art Auction

Professors Bradley Bachmeier (Art), Chris Walla (Art), and Kevin Zepper (English), will have their artwork in the upcoming Plains Art Museum Spring Gala 2022. The gala will be held on Saturday, May 7th from 7:00 PM till midnight. Artwork is to be auctioned off with a percentage of the proceeds benefitting the Plains Art Museum. This year’s gala theme is […]

Pollinator garden by campus hummingbird to bring new life to MSUM

Ecology and evolutionary biology student Patrice Delaney is helping to bring new life to MSUM by planting a pollinator garden surrounding the university’s hummingbird sculpture. The hummingbird, created and installed a few years ago by Art Professor Chris Walla and his students, sits on a gray concrete block on the lawn near the Roland Dille Center for the Arts. MSUM […]

Walla receives 2020 Minnesota State Artist Initiative Grant

Professor Chris Walla of the School of Art received a fully funded 2020 Minnesota State Artist Initiative Grant to fund an ongoing body of text based sculpture. The Artist Initiative grant program is designed to support and assist professional Minnesota artists at various stages in their careers by encouraging artistic development, nurturing artistic creativity, and recognizing the contributions of individual […]

FMVA Studio Crawl

October 6-7 | Noon – 6 p.m. Don’t miss the FMVA’s annual Studio Crawl coming up October 6 & 7 — next weekend! MSUM artist faculty members are participating in this year’s Studio Crawl on Oct. 6 and 7, so check it out! The annual event is sponsored by The Fargo-Moorhead Visual Artists and is free of charge. All studios […]

Songs of Resistance & Civil Rights

African American Civil Rights Spirit in Song A new exhibit featuring songs from African American culture opened last week in the Art Annex of the Roland Dille Center for the Arts. The exhibit is free and open to the public, and continues through February 28. The Songs of Resistance & Civil Rights exhibit commemorates the 50th anniversary of Dr. King’s […]