The Watermark Art Center (WMAC) was established in 1981 by the Bemidji Community Arts Council, Inc. We are a member-supported, nonprofit organization committed to nurturing, exhibiting, and promoting the visual arts. The vision of Watermark is to be recognized as an arts cornerstone, a premier center of artistic creativity, educational experience, and regional partnership, enhancing the quality of life in Northern Minnesota.

Our galleries are free for public viewing and open to everyone!

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COMING SOON: Flying in Circles Exhibit

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Watermark is proud to announce Mary Therese as the artist behind our first exhibit of 2015.  A painter of many surfaces, she shifts her canvas from paper to silk fabric, working with dyes and hot bees wax using the ancient batik resist method. Capturing the illumination of light in color, these unique artworks express her love of nature and curiosity about the connection between the natural and spiritual world. The exhibit at Watermark is titled “Flying in Circles” and will include her scarves, shawls, and large-scale silk fabric paintings. Don’t miss the chance to witness this unique creative opportunity!

Exhibit runs Feb. 6–March 28.