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  • School of Visual Arts
  • School of Visual Arts

  • 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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  • Spring 2015 Gallery Exhibitions

    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. Details can be found on the gallery website. Gallery Hours: Monday – […]

    North Dakota capitol shows work of MSUM art alum

    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. The exhibit is part of an ongoing program between the North Dakota Council on the Arts and the offices […]

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

    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. The Minnesota Percent for Art in Public Places program acquires works of art to be exhibited in and around state buildings in areas regularly accessible to the […]

    Commencement is today at 1 p.m.

    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. State Representative Ben Lien, a 2008 MSUM political science graduate, will deliver the commencement address. His district, 4A, is comprised of the […]

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  • Tech Talk 1/30/2015 11:30 AM to 1:00 PM

    11:30 AM to 1:00 PM - Library LI 0203C - Small Group Room

    Prepare for the Fair Resume Workshop 2/2/2015 4:00 PM to 5:00 PM

    4:00 PM to 5:00 PM - MacLean MA 0167 Classroom

    Prepare for the Fair Workshop 2/4/2015 4:00 PM to 5:00 PM

    4:00 PM to 5:00 PM - MacLean MA 0164 Classroom

    HPE Conference 2/5/2015 8:00 AM to 9:00 PM

    8:00 AM to 9:00 PM - Nemzek NZ 0206 Computer Lab

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