INFO FOR STUDENTS:

ADVISING FOR FALL HAS BEGUN! You MUST meet with your advisor before you can register for classes. If you don't know who your advisor is, please check the list outside the Art Department's main offices. A sign up sheet for appointments can be found on each advisor's office door.

If you are currently occupying a locker in the Drawing Studio of the Fine Arts Building, it must be cleaned out before May 12. Any items or locks left after May 12 will be discarded as a new locker system will be installed.

The last day to check items out of the Art History and Criticsm Resource Center is Friday, April 28, all materials are due back no later than Friday, May 5 at 4.00pm.

POSITIONS OPEN!

The Art Department is advertising for multiple adjunct faculty teaching assignments. Click here to read the complete ad.

SUMMER SESSION:

There are still seats available in the Art Department's Summer courses, register soon, don't miss out! Check Cyber Bear for a full listing by department.

Fred McGlynn, Adjunct Professor of Philosophy, will be teaching a class on "the philosophic theories of art from Plato to the twentieth century." The class will be frist session MTWR 9.30-11.20am and the CRN is 51237.

CALLS FOR ART:

The student run life drawing sessions continue. Join Jenna on Tuesdays in the Fine Arts Building from 7-10 to improve your skills. Giver her a call at 240-8227 for more info.

The Griz Athletics Department is seeking art for a poster of the 23d Annual Western Montana Wine Festival. This is a juried contest with the selected work being used on the poster, and the original donated to the auction. The selected artist will be paid "a few hundred dollars" for their work and will be given a booth to display other works at the festival. Contact Greg Sundberg at 243-4509 for further details.

The Montana Museum of Art & Culture is seeking entries for its non-juried photo exhibition, "Watershed Stories." The exhibition is a response to the upcoming removal of the Milltown Dam and will take place August 29-October 28. Individuals of all ages and abilities who live within 30 miles of the Clark Fork and Blackfoot Rivers and Silverbow Creek are eligible to participate. For a complete prospectus, send a SASE to Montana Museum of Art & Culture, Main Hall 006, University of Montana, Missoula, MT 59812 or visit the museum's website.

ART OPPORTUNITIES:

A local resident is looking for a sculptor or ceramicist to create a Mountain Goat for his stone fireplace. Mr. Watkins has submitted photographs of his fireplace and has specifics on file in the Art Department. Stop by and take a look if you're interested, he is willing to pay $1,000.

EXHIBITIONS AND GALLERY TALKS:

Art Student Thais Mather will talk about the works of Peter Balke in the Meloy Gallery at noon on Thursday, April 29. This talk is in conjuction with the exhibition, "The Pop Prints of Blake, Katij and Salle" on display until April 29.

Art Department Graduate Students Alex Kraft and Karinski Oslobod III will exhibit their MFA Thesis works in the Gallery of Visual Arts from April 18-28 with an opening reception on Friday, April 21 from 5-7pm. Here are some pics:

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Peter Keefer has an exhibition currently on display in the UC Gallery. "California Industrials/Montana Barns" will be in the gallery until May 12 with an opening reception May 5 from 5-7pm.

PUBLIC ANNOUNCEMENT:

Department of Art MFA candidates present the oral defense of their theses! Join these graduate students at the times listed:

Steve Krutek May 9 from 11.00-12.30am at the Gallery of Visual Art
Karen Slobod April 25.06 12.00pm at the Gallery of Visual Arts
Sarah Conway May 2 from 12.00-1.30pm at the Gallery of Visual Arts
Ovrille Chigbrow May 4 at 12.00pm at the Gallery of Visual Arts

ART DEPARTMENT FACULTY AS ARTISTS AND SCHOLARS:

Art Professor Mary Ann Bonjorni has been awarded a Nevada Arts Council Fellowship, and thus her work will be shown in their exhibit at the Reed Whipple Cultural Center until April 30 in a show titled, “Nevada Now II.” Mary Ann will also lead a workshop called "Lost Weekend" at the Goldwell Open Air Museum in Rhyolite, NV May 12-14. The workshop is for "people wanting to be creatively challenged by the conceptually rich environment surrounding Beatty and Rhyolite."

Art Department Professor and Chair Mary Ann Papanek-Miller has a work included in the exhibition titled, "The Elements; of Nature and Art" as part of a national invitational group exhibition curated by D. Velders at the Cameron Art Museum in Wilmington, NC through July 2.

Thanks for all the art, have a great week!