The University of Montana School of Art will host an opening reception for the annual Art Faculty Exhibition from 5 to 7 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 6, in UM’s Gallery of Visual Arts. The show will be on display Sept. 4-21.
Each year School of Art faculty exhibit their work to introduce themselves to students and the community. This year’s show will highlight the permanent, tenure-track faculty, including Brad Allen, James Bailey, Kevin Bell, Mary Ann Bonjorni, H. Rafael Chacón, Jennifer Combe, Elizabeth Dove, Julia Galloway, Matt Hamon, Trey Hill, Beth Lo and Cathryn Mallory.
Chacón, professor of art history and criticism, will present a lecture to accompany the show titled “An Artist/Historian Collaboration” from 5:10 to 6 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 13.
The exhibition, opening reception and lecture are free and open to the public. The Gallery of Visual Arts is located on the first floor of the Social Science Building. It is open 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday; 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Thursday; and by appointment only on Monday.