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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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  • 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 [...]

    Art Boom: The Tri-College Art Faculty Show opens Oct. 9 at Plains Art Museum

    Plains Art Museum spotlights the 24 full-time studio art instructors at Concordia College, Minnesota State University Moorhead, and North Dakota State University in Art Boom: The Tri-College Art Faculty Show. Each artist is displaying a group of works, and the show covers an array of styles and media, including painting, sculpture, drawing, printmaking, ceramics, mixed-media, [...]

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  • School Groups 10/23/2014 8:30 AM to 2:30 PM

    8:30 AM to 2:30 PM - Regional Science Center SC 0108 Classroom

    ACT College and Career Readiness Workshop 10/24/2014 8:00 AM to 12:00 PM

    8:00 AM to 12:00 PM - Comstock Memorial Union CMU Room 205 Individuals attending your event can be directed to park in Lot U on the West side of the Student Union. We have parking permits ready for you to pick up when you arrive in the CMU Main Office Room 115. All catered food for events held in the Comstock Memorial Union shall be provided by MSUM Dining Services. Please contact the Catering Manager at 218-477-2852 to discuss your needs.

    School Groups 10/24/2014 8:30 AM to 2:30 PM

    8:30 AM to 2:30 PM - Regional Science Center SC 0108 Classroom

    Focus on Faculty: : Interviewing Outside of Higher Education 10/24/2014 2:00 PM to 3:00 PM

    2:00 PM to 3:00 PM - Library LI 0124 Faculty Development Multi-purpose Rm

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