BACHELOR OF ARTS
Perfectly suited to Experience One, the fine arts department courses allows students the time needed to fully focus on the creative process from conception to production and critique.Montana Western’s inspired faculty are committed to the arts and to fostering the skills, visions and passions of art students. Students gain an in-depth and concentrated education in the arts, which provide an opportunity to engage with and advance skills in an artistic material or process and cultivate the conceptual depth of their work, without distraction, enabling the students to develop a true-to-life art practice that will ensure strong and sustainable working practices beyond their time at Montana Western.
Michael HenglerInitiating his studies in the Midwest (Wisconsin, Minnesota, and Kansas), Michael Hengler eventually set out to work in the master's glass studios of Italy in Murano, Milan, Florence, Pavia, and in the Czech Republic and Malta.
Eva MastandreaEva Mastandrea has taught art classes all over the world, including two trips with Semester at Sea and at Toyo University in Japan, where she taught calligraphy as part of a Fulbright Scholarship. She has also led semester long art trips to Italy and France.
Judy A. UlrichJudy Ulrich has performed in and directed plays since she was 10 years old and has taught theatre for over 40 years. She has taught and directed at Montana Western since 1986. Most recently, she directed Oklahoma! and The Diary of Anne Frank.
What Fine Arts Students Have to Say.
The amount of hands-on experience is perfect.
Well paced projects and use of a variety of materials.
I want to help students enjoy art.
Professors push us to think critically about our work.
Well-built facilities, fun and engaging classes.
I really found my creativity.