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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.



  • MSUM Professor Participating in Dish Market Oct. 1

    Professor Kelli Sinner, founding member of area ceramic artist group Cone Pack, will be participating in Dish Market on Saturday, October 1. The Cone Pack artists have created handmade ceramic bagel plates and soup bowls that will be available for purchase at BernBaum’s Bagels in downtown Fargo. The event is open from 8:30 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. at BernBaums’s at […]

    Walla Honored as Dille Outstanding Faculty Lecturer Award Winner

    Thursday, Oct. 27 | 4 p.m. | Langseth 118  MSUM’s campus community will honor Chris Walla, School of Visual Arts, as the recipient of this year’s Dille Outstanding Faculty Lecturer Award on Thursday, Oct. 27 at 4 p.m. in Langseth Hall 118. At that time, Walla will present his lecture “I Am Here to Make […]

    Colloquium Artist Talks: Stacey M. Holloway and Leigh Suggs

    Wednesday, Sept. 14 | 4-6 p.m. | Roland Dille Center for the Arts Gallery  The School of Visual Arts at Minnesota State University Moorhead invites the public to the opening reception and Colloquium Artist Talks for visiting artists Stacey M. Holloway and Leigh Suggs. The reception will take place on Wednesday, Sept. 14 from 4-6 […]

    Zhimin Guan’s Paintings Featured at Ecce Gallery

    Zhimin Guan’s (School of Visual Arts) paintings and watercolors are currently being featured at Ecce Gallery in downtown Fargo. The opening reception for the gallery is Thursday, Sept. 8 from 6-8 p.m. The gallery runs through Oct. 4. See Guan’s artist page on Ecce Gallery’s website. Guan’s works are also being featured in Vision and Perspective: […]

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  • GIS Day 11/16/2016 8:00 AM to 12:00 PM

    8:00 AM to 12:00 PM - Center for Business CB 0111 Lecture Rm.

    GIS Day 11/16/2016 8:00 AM to 4:00 PM

    8:00 AM to 4:00 PM - Center for Business CB C101 - Atrium

    GIS Day 11/16/2016 9:00 AM to 10:00 AM

    9:00 AM to 10:00 AM - Center for Business CB 0200 Computer Classroom

    GIS Day 11/16/2016 11:00 AM to 12:00 PM

    11:00 AM to 12:00 PM - Center for Business CB 0200 Computer Classroom

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