Art Department News:

Students: be aware that Advising has begun for Spring Semester. You must meet with your advisor in order to recieve your advising PIN for registration. A list of students and their advisors is posted outside the Art Department’s offices.

Please check the schedule of classes for Winter Session on the University’s homepage, the Art Department is offering two exciting classes…. www.umt.edu

Call to Artists:

The Life Drawing Session is being held every Tuesday from 7-10pm in FA 401. Contact Jenna at 240-8227 for more details

The UC Gallery is now accepting proposals for solo and group exhibitions of contemporary fine art in all mediums, including digital and video art. A selection committee will review slides and select the exhibitions for the 2006 academic year. Interested artists can print a copy of the application, required material list, and gallery map from the website www.umt.edu/uc Applications are also available in the UC at The Sourse or outside the Art Department’s offices. Contact Christine or Ben at the UC Gallery for more Information at 243-4991 or e-mail ucartgallery@mso.umt.edu THE DEADLINE HAS BEEN EXTENDED THROUGH NOV. 4th!

Exhibits:

Sandra Trujillo will be giving a slide lecture in UC 326 on Friday, Nov. 4th from 4-5pm, then she will be in the UC Gallery to exhibit her works, “Quarry” for First Friday from 5-7pm.

Dirk Lee will exhibit, “The Beauty in Her,” in the Meloy Gallery from Oct. 26th to Dec 21st. The First Friday reception will be from 5-7 on Nov. 4th.

Not really an exhibit, but the Art Department’s Printmakers will be producing their Steamroller Prints in the FA parking lot begining at 11:00am on Nov. 2nd. The Day of The Dead Parade will take place at 5:30 that evening on Higgins Ave. T-shirts are available for sale in FA 413 for $12. T-shirts for sale! $12....

The Gallery of Visual Arts will be exhibiting Brandon Reintjes’ “Ribbonline Constructions,? Alcia Bailey’s “Secernere,? and Joan MacDonald’s “Final Draft? from Sept. 30 to Oct. 28th. You can contact the Gallery of Visual Arts at gallery.visarts@umontana.edu for more information.

Brandon Wasser, an art major, is displaying his photographic works on his website and invites you to take a look. Click this link to see what Brandon has been up to… http://bwasserphotos.blogspot.com/ Brandon is seeking a space to host an exhibition of his work; if you can be of assistance to this student, contact the Art Department at 243-4181.

ARTISTS NEEDED:

The Artists’ Collective, a student run organization, seeks to help art students promote their work and become more professional artists. Their goals are to strengthen the Missoula Art Scene, become a forceful organization on campus, and to open a student run gallery. Get involved and join the Artists’ Collective this Fall! The group will meet Thursdays at 6:30pm in FA 304.

The Artists’ Collective invites you to celebrate Halloween with them at the Union Club on Oct. 29th from 8:30pm to midnight. There will be live DJs! It’s a costume ball, so dress up! 21 and over… Entry Buttons are on sale in the UC.

The 11th Annual Juried Student Art Exhibition will be held form Novemeber 4th to the 18th. The Deadline for submissions is Novemeber 1st. CASH PRIZES WILL BE AWARDED! Contact the Gallery of Visual Arts for more information at 243-2813.

VISITING ARTISTS:

Anita Jung will visit campus Nov. 3rd through the 9th. She will give a lecture in SS 356 on the 3rd at 7:30pm and give a demo in Jim Bailey’s Screen/Books class on Monday, Nov 7th from 1:10-3:00.

ART LINKS:

Art Department: www.umt.edu/art

Art Museum of Missoula: www.artmissoula.org

Montana Museum of Art and Culture: www.umt.edu/partv/famus/default.htm