Watermark Art Center would like to extend their congratulations and thanks to all the young artists who participated in the 2022 High School and Middle School Shows, and to Affinity Plus Federal Credit Union who sponsored the shows. The exhibits were on display in the Marley & Sandy Kaul Gallery and the Lakeview Gallery during the month of April. The exhibits drew more than 1100 visitors, many of whom cast their ballots for the High School People’s Choice Award. The Exhibit Committee selected winners from the High School Show based on 8 categories. (Artwork pictured below)

The category winners for 2022 were (as pictured): Back row: Frank Brun (3D Art), Kate Shadrick (Mixed Media), Mary Merschman (Drawing And People’s Choice Award Winner), Bethany Flansburg (Ceramics), Magnolia Mascia (Painting), Allie Lish (Photography). Not Pictured: Seth Newby (Digital Art), Tanaya Stickney (Print Making).

Front Row: Kari Townsdin (LaPorte Art Teacher), Nina Lubarski (BHS Art Teacher), Tara King (Trek North Art Teacher), Nicole Wangburg (Affinity Plus Federal Credit Union-Show Sponsor). Not Pictured: Sarah Stewart (BHS Art Teacher).

April 1 – April 29, 2022
Kaul Gallery

Participating schools: Bemidji High School, Trek North High School, and LaPorte High School, and will be held in the Kaul Gallery.

Visitors to the High School Show will have the opportunity to vote for the High School Show 2022 People’s Choice Award through April 23rd.

Awards Ceremony: Wednesday, April 27,  4-5pm

Sponsored by Affinity Plus Federal Credit Union.

Affinity Plus

Category Award Winners Announced:

PEOPLE'S CHOICE AWARD Winner, Mary Merschman
PEOPLE'S CHOICE AWARD Winner & DRAWING Winner Mary Merschman
PAINTING Winner - Magnolia Mascia
PAINTING Winner - Magnolia Mascia
3D ART Winner - Frank Brun
3D ART Winner - Frank Brun
PHOTOGRAPHY Winner - Allie Lish
PHOTOGRAPHY Winner - Allie Lish
DIGITAL ART Winner - Seth Newby
DIGITAL ART Winner - Seth Newby
PRINT MAKING Winner - Tanaya Stickney
PRINT MAKING Winner - Tanaya Stickney
CERAMICS Winner - Bethany Flansburg
CERAMICS Winner - Bethany Flansburg
2D MIXED MEDIA Winner - Kate Shadrick
2D MIXED MEDIA Winner - Kate Shadrick