First Friday!

Opening Receptions:

School of Art BFA Candidate Tory Gustafson will present his latest works at a reception in the Historic Union Hall (208 E. Main St).  Join Tory this First Friday for lively discussion, tasty snacks and some great drawings.

The Clay Studio of Missoula (1106 Hawthorn) is hosting  its 9th year of POTSKETCH!  Drawings and ceramic artworks from local, national, and international emerging and established artists, including works by Julia Galloway, Beth Lo, Richard Notkin, and Ron Meyers will be available for bidding. All artwork is part of a silent, online, and live auction to raise funds for the expansion and development of the Clay Studio facilities and programs.

Students from UM’s School of Journalism will have their photographs on display at The Darkroom (135 N. Higgins) for First Friday.  Be sure to check out the work produced by the Photo Journalism program at The University of Montana.

The Missoula Art Museum presents James Lavadour: Horse Stories for their First Friday exhibition and reception. The artist will give a gallery talk at 7pm on First Friday and another the following day when he will be join by School of Art Professor Rafael Chacon at 1.00pm for a tour, discussion and reception.

Be sure to head over the The Brink for their latest exhibition, “Antediluvian”, by Bernadette Vielbig. Concerned with the rapid rate of obsolescence in our contemporary culture, Vielbig questions the amount of our acquisitions, as well as the amount of our waste. “Relics of personal communications, interactions, and education from my childhood era had a shelf life of several decades.  Today the newest incantations of those tools have a standard life span of approximately 4 years.” The opening reception will run from 5-7pm this First Friday.

Online Exhibition:

School of Art student Chase McBride is excited to announce that his work is now included on a blog that he reads regularly.  Click HERE to see what’s going on with that!

This Blog:

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