UM Students to Display Art during Senior Thesis Exhibition

April 11, 2017

MISSOULA – The University of Montana School of Art will present the 2017 Bachelor of Fine Arts Senior Thesis Exhibition this April and May.

The exhibition will be held April 20-May 12 in the Gallery of Visual Arts of the Social Sciences Building, as well as April 17-May 12 in the University Center Gallery.

Both galleries will host opening receptions Thursday, April 20. The UC Gallery reception will be held from 4 to 6 p.m., and the Gallery of Visual Arts reception will be from 5 to 7 p.m. Both galleries also will host Commencement receptions from 3 to 4 p.m. Friday, May 12. All events are free and open to the public.     

The annual B.F.A. Senior Thesis Exhibition showcases a diverse array of media and content. Twelve artists will exhibit in the Gallery of Visual Arts, and four will exhibit in the UC Gallery. Paintings, drawings, sculpture, installation art, photography, printmaking and ceramics will be featured.

All bachelor-degree candidates in the UM School of Art are required to participate in the exhibition. Students will display work that reflects their chosen media.

Participating artists in the Gallery of Visual Arts are Drew Miles Davis, Katelynn DeTemple, Sara Friedrich, Robert Griffith, Morgan W. Hodge, Cameron Klise, Joshua R. Masias, Ashley Meyora, Bryace Aaron Peery, Katherine Powell, Leah Salcido-Nichol and Nicole Scoles.

Participating artist in the UC Gallery are Jasmine Beull, Claire D. Meyer-Wisneski, Daisy Sells and April Werle.

The Gallery of Visual Arts is open 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday through Thursday and 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Friday. The UC Gallery, located on the second floor of the UC, is open 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through Friday.

For more information call the Gallery of Visual Arts at 406-243-2813 or email, or call the UC Gallery at 406-243-5564 or email Additional information can be found online at


Contact: Cathryn Mallory, UM Gallery of Visual Arts director, 406-243-2813,