The Exhibitions

East Fork at the Helen E. Copeland Gallery in Haynes Hall
chrisburningjosh'skiln[1]Exhibition:  October 1st –  25th
Reception: Tuesday, October 16th
6:00 – 8:00 pm

Invitational woodfire ceramic exhibition including the work of alumni and former faculty, celebrating almost 75 years of wood firing at MSU. Includes the work of Frances Senska, Rudy Autio, Al Tennant, Rick Pope, Bill Alexander, Peter Voulkos, Josh DeWeese, Dean Adams, Rachael Marne Jones, Kelsie Rudolph, David Peters, Ernest Forward, Luis Katz, Robert “Boomer” Moore, Jared Gabriel, Mark Croghan, Ryan Embry, Mat Rude, Mark Kronfuss, Two Holds Studio, Chris Bieniek, Nicholas Danielson, Alison McKinley, Ben Babcock, Benjamin Upchurch, John Joyce, Casey Zablocki, Joe Geil, Christine Gronnenburg, Danielle O’Malley, Marion Bowler, Keith Gilyard, Chad Carignan, Larry Phan, and Issac Helvey.

West Fork at the Waller-Yoblonsky Gallery at the Melvin Graduate Studios
Gary Sullivan, Mark Croghan and Dave Pledge with kiln by Bridger CreekExhibition:  October 14th – 19th Reception: Tuesday, October 16th
4:00 – 6:00 pm

An exhibition featuring the current work of  MSU Graduate Students including Victoria Burchill, Megan Sprenger, Jon Bashioum, Matt Levy, Alyssa Willard, Christina Simona Marian,  Alayna Rasile-Digrindakis, Samuel Gathje, Laurel McKay, Alex Botelho, Philip Debies, and Casey Figueroa.

Middle Fork  in The Beyond Gallery at the Melvin Graduate Studiowoodfire.jpg
Reception: Tuesday, October 16th
4:00 – 6:00 pm
Helena dates: TBD

The Beyond Gallery is a mobile gallery, and is  intended to promote arts in Montana.  Owned and operated by MFA Candidate, Jon Bashiousm, The Beyond Gallery is constructed  in a 1987 MCI Motor Coach and is currently a work in progress. This show will be the first exhibition in the space after Phase I of renovations. Middle Fork will feature student work based around the theme of wood firing, portraying a respect for tradition and an enthusiasm for innovation.

Downstream Downfire in the Exit Gallery in the Strand Union Building Room 212

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Photo by Dante Gambardella


Exhibition: October 15th – 26th
Reception:  Wednesday, October 17th
5:00 – 6:30 pm

The MSU Ceramic Guild will be showing their collected woodfired work, exhibiting different techniques of firing and use of clay.  This work represents our struggle, love and addiction for woodfire ceramics.