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  • School of Visual Arts
  • School of Visual Arts

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  • School of Visual Arts

    The School of Visual Arts teaches students the basic principles of art, instructs students in the use of materials, encourages the investigation of the creative processes, and provides a framework for understanding the field of art in the historic and contemporary context. This knowledge forms the basic visual and conceptual vocabulary that is used to explore one's personal expression.

    Faculty members have diverse educational and professional backgrounds with academic degrees from major universities in the United States, and abroad. Almost all full-time faculty members have a terminal degree in their area of expertise (MFA; PhD). The diverse backgrounds of the faculty members, and their diverse approaches to teaching and creative production, combined with high standards in professional practice, create an atmosphere of excitement and challenge in the department. The Roland Dille Center for the Arts provides a unique artistic forum –including a variety of studio spaces and an exhibition gallery – that encourages personal exploration, creative expression and a strong artistic community. Art majors are prepared to perform competently whether they go on to professional practice, teaching, or post-graduate study.

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  • The next generation of artists, from college to career

    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 [...]

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

    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.

    BA & BFA Exhibition no. 1 Thursday

    The School of Visual Arts at Minnesota State University Moorhead invites the public to the reception for the Fall Bachelor of Arts and Bachelor of Fine Arts Exhibition no. 1 on Thursday, October 16 from 4 to 6 p.m. in the Roland Dille Center for Arts Gallery (CA 155). Artwork created by senior BA and [...]

    Internships and Impressions

    Student involvement leads to jobs post-graduation By Danielle Rebel | Marketing Intern Many graduates and students agree classroom learning can only take you so far. In order to get the job of your dreams after graduation, it takes more than dedication to your studies. It takes the motivation to seek real-world experience through internships and [...]

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  • Central District Conference 2/5/2015 8:00 AM to 9:30 PM

    8:00 AM to 9:30 PM - Nemzek NZ 0107 - HPE Conference Room

    Central District Conference 2/6/2015 8:00 AM to 9:30 PM

    8:00 AM to 9:30 PM - Nemzek NZ 0104 Classroom

    Central District Conference 2/6/2015 8:00 AM to 9:30 PM

    8:00 AM to 9:30 PM - Nemzek NZ 0113 North Gym

    Central District Conference 2/6/2015 8:00 AM to 9:30 PM

    8:00 AM to 9:30 PM - Nemzek NZ 0107 - HPE Conference Room

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