Montana State University Billings Department of Art

Showcases the Artwork of Current MSUB Students


April 6 through May 4, 2017


Artist Reception & Awards Ceremony: April 20, 5pm-7pm (Awards announced at 6pm)

Guest Juror: Dean Adams


MSUB Department of Art’s 2017 Juried Student Exhibition opens on Thursday, April 6 and remains on view through May 4. A catered artist reception and awards ceremony will be held on Thursday, April 20 from 5-7pm. This year’s guest juror, Dean Adams, will announce cash awards for selected artworks at 6pm. Announcements of MSUB’s Department of Art’s annual scholarship winners will follow.


The reception and ceremony are catered and free and open to the public.


Submissions were received in response to an exhibition call extended earlier this year to all students currently enrolled at MSUB. The 30 artworks selected for exhibition testify to rich talents and diverse visions of MSUB students working across a range of media. The exhibiting artists are: Tabetha Rindahl, Zachary Hinkle, Ellen Kuntz, Stephanie Slavin, Lauren Baum, Madalyn Johnson, Rebecca Lee, Meliah Bell, Laura Meintjes, Shayla Fiscus, Brenna Lacy, Katelynn Burg, Fred Muller, Hannah Harsha, Vince Long, Marsha Stewart, Glenn Kamamura, Elizabeth May, Kalyssa Youde, John Allenbaugh, Michael Jones, Lindsey Carrell, Michelle Williams, Meagan Milton, Angel Shandy, Amy Mason, Morgan Syring, and Dacia Racine.


This year’s juror, Dean Adams received his MA and MFA from University of Iowa. Adams is currently Foundations Coordinator and teaches ceramics at the School of Art at MSU. He exhibits nationally and internationally and has participated in many artists’ residencies, including The Archie Bray Foundation, The Banff Centre, and Watershed Center for Ceramics. Adams is also Vice-President of Programming for Integrative Teaching International, and a member of Foundations in Art: Theory and Education (FATE).


The Northcutt Steele Gallery is located on the first floor of the Liberal Arts on the Montana State University Billings campus. The gallery is open Monday – Friday from 8:00am – 4:00pm, and by appointment. For more information please visit


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For media inquiries and more images contact Leanne Gilbertson, Director of Northcutt Steele Gallery,; (406) 657-2903.


student artwork


Angel Shandy. Untitled. Chalk Pastel. 9" x 12". 2017.


student artwork


Ellen Kuntz, You Are the Blood. Self-Portrait. Digital Photography. 30" x 20". 2016


student artwork
Fred Muller Vessel #2. Ceramic and Steel. 22" x 5.5" x 5.5". 2017.