Important Note:

Applications for Spring graduation are due ASAP to the Chair of the Department of Art!


Currently on exhibit in the GVA is “Tides:Everglade” A Multi Media Installation by Jarod Charzewski. Jarod will give a lecture (sponsored by the Jim and Jane Dew Visiting Artist Lecture Fund) on Thursday, October 4th at 4.15pm in Social Science room 356. There will be an opening reception on Friday, October 5th in the GVA from 5-7pm.

The Montana Museum of Art & Culture is hosting two exhibitions, both on display until October 20th. “Traces: Montana’s Frontier Re-visited,” new photographs by Richard S. Buswell is in the Meloy Gallery, and “Mike Catlin, Butte: The 1970s” is in the Paxson Gallery.

Currently on exhibit in the UC Gallery is an installation by Susan Murrell called, “Contrive + Classify.” The exhibition will run until October 12th, with an opening reception on Thursday, October 4th from 5-7pm.

Art major Kayla Rombeger has a display in the Davidson Honors College titled, “Marked Pages/Works on Paper” through October.

Forward Montana is exhibiting the works of Art major Jess Abell for First Friday. There will be an opening reception on Friday, October 5th from 5-8pm at Forward Montana’s office at 736 S. Higgins.

Art major Pam Caughey had one of her mixed media pieces, “Riptide” accepted into the Montana Watercolor Society’s Twenty-Fifth Annual National Juried Exhibition. The exhibition will run until October 27th at the Bigfork Art and Cultural Center. Pam also had a piece titled, “Shattered Scape” selected by the Montana Museum of Art & Culture Siting Committee for the Skaggs Building Addition on the UM campus, it will be installed this month.

The Clay Studio of Missoula is hosting the opening reception, “The People, a Figurative Ceramic Invitational” on Friday, October 5th from 5.30-9.00pm. The exhibit runs until October 29th.

Call to Artists:

The UC Gallery is seeking applications for their upcoming exhibition schedule. Applications are available at the UC Gallery and outside the Department of Art offices. The deadline for submission is Friday, November 2.

Hospice of Missoula is asking for art students to assist in their annual fund raiser ball. The theme this year is “A Whole New World.” Contact Gina Hegg at for more information, or give her a call at 880.8289 or 549.0400.

Grace Pointe Church is looking for artists to display works in the congregation’s temporary space located in the lobby of the Missoula Children’s Theater. The church is very open to artistic interpretation of the themes, and believes strongly in artistic license. CLICK HERE to see their schedule of themes. Please do not hesitate to contact Gail Gnagey for more information, or visit their website.

Department of Art Faculty as Artists and Scholars:

The Department of Art faculty have been very busy in recent months creating new art, exhibiting and lecturing on the subjects of Art and Art History (in addition to teaching!) HERE’S an extended list of recent faculty activities.

Faculty Exhibition Revisited:

If you missed the Annual Faculty Exhibition, here are some pics of the works, and the faculty members:


Check this blog often for new information regarding The University of Montana’s Department of Art!