Tyler Nansen 2016 UM Emerging Artist

"Bat Beacons"

Interested UM Graduates should submit the following:

Project proposal – written/drawings/3D concepts in digital form.
Current Resume/CV
Artist statement
10 images of recent work.
Corresponding image list.
Proof of affiliation with School of Art, University of Montana
Submission should be in digital format for jury process.

Deadline closed for 2017

Program outline/ proposal/submission and all inquires to:

Kevin O’Dwyer, Artistic Director



Casey Schachner

​2017 Emerging Artist Sculpture proposal

University of Montana Emerging Artist Program 2017

Selected Artist: Casey  Schachner

​June/July 2017 installation

Blackfoot Pathways: Sculpture in the Wild

Blackfoot Pathways: Sculpture in the Wild provides an environment for the creation of significant artworks, both permanent and temporary, inspired by the environmental and industrial heritage of the Blackfoot Valley while fostering an awareness and appreciation of the arts through community participation and education.

During September 2016 we launched our BPSW Emerging Artist-in-Residence Program in collaboration with University of Montana. The program is open to UM School of Art graduates who have graduated in the past 5 years (2012 onwards). Our 2017 residency will take place during our professional artist-in-residency program from June 26 to July 14th, 2017. Deadline closed for 2017 program.