Art Gallery Exhibition & Visiting Artist Colloquium Lecture Series

The gallery is currently open to mask-wearing individuals.

Exhibition receptions will be held via Zoom and photographs and videos of the exhibitions will be featured on @MSUMGallery and @MSUM_gallery.

Art-A-Fair 8 High School Exhibition

The Art-A-Fair H.S. Exhibition features over 200 student artworks submitted by regional high school teachers. The exhibition highlights the work of area art programs and recognizes the quality of work being done by area youth. A best of ND and best of MN school exhibition is awarded. The annual event includes a hands-on Workshop Day, a day of faculty-led visual and media art studio workshops for high school students and teachers in the Center for the Arts, as well as a reception and awards ceremony. The Kiwanis Club of Fargo sponsors the exhibition and provides over $1000 in cash prizes to high school students awarded over nine media categories.

Learn more on the Art-A-Fair webpage

 

Student Juried Exhibition

An exhibition juried by a guest professional working in the arts. The exhibition represents the best work of MSUM art students. Awards and honors, including Best in Show, Viewers’ Choice, and the Dean’s Award, are presented during the opening reception. The juror for our 2022 exhibition was Aaron Holz, MSUM School of Art alum and professor of painting and drawing at the University of Nebraska, Lincoln. He has exhibited work in New York and throughout the United States, as well as internationally.

January 31 – March 3
Thursday, February 3: Reception 5:00-7:00 pm

Artists

Kathy Freese
Table for One, 2021
Earthenware
$2,000

Lindsay Kennedy
Moments Before, 2021
Oil Paints
NFS

Katie Rikhus
Animals!, 2022
Ceramic
NFS

Jenna Christian
Trust Your Intuition, 2021
Mixed Media (Oil, Acrylic, and Oil Pastels)
NFS

Rebecca Martens
The Impression of Words, 2021
Sculpture - Old books, foam head, tissue paper, mod podge
$300

Leilani Schuppan
Insomniphobia, 2020
Ink on paper
NFS

Amanda Suchy
BREAK-DOWN, 2021
Waterless Lithography Print
NFS

Kenny Sorum
Nostalgia and Melancholy Make You Blind but I’m Dumb and Life is Hard!, 2021
Oil Pastel and colored pencil
NFS

Spring 2022 BFA Exhibition #1

An exhibition showcasing works by graduating Fine Arts and Design students receiving Bachelor of Fine Arts (BFA) degrees. The exhibition features a range of media including painting, drawing and illustration, printmaking, graphic design, photography, ceramics and sculpture. The BFA Exhibition brings together the creative and critical fine art practice of School of Art students in one culminating showcase.

March 7 - April 8
Thursday, March10: Reception 5:00-7:00 pm

Artists

Alison Bugner
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Paige Busby
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Annika Gunderson
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Ryan Knutsen
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Nicholas Loock
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Rebecca Martens
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Emmilee Muehler
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Jacob Posey
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Sage Tremaine
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Mysha Wenzel
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Spring 2022 BFA Exhibition #2

An exhibition showcasing works by graduating Fine Arts and Design students receiving Bachelor of Fine Arts (BFA) degrees. The exhibition features a range of media including painting, drawing and illustration, printmaking, graphic design, photography, ceramics and sculpture. The BFA Exhibition brings together the creative and critical fine art practice of School of Art students in one culminating showcase.

April 11 - May 13
Thursday, April 14: Reception 5:00-7:00 pm

Artists

Alissa Rae Allery
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Samantha Durnin
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Josephine Farai Tanis
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Cara Hovelson
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Bethany LaForce
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Hannah Nelson
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Issac Riihiluoma
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Jordyn Seivert
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Madeson Smith
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Sailesh Thapa Magar
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Tobias Zikmund
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