VIRTUAL EXHIBIT AVAILABLE >> Exhibit: June 5 – July 31, 2020. “Invisible Valley” presents a selection from the hundreds of photos John Pearson gathered as he explored the Red River Valley area of North Dakota and Minnesota in June of 2016. The resulting photos reveal his persistent fascination with how people establish their place in the environment.
VIRTUAL EXHIBIT AVAILABLE >> Exhibit: June 12 – August 23, 2020. This year’s show features a variety of mediums: from paintings and photography to textiles, wood, and more! Members submit pieces of their own work or from their collections to be juried in for this annual exhibit.
VIRTUAL EXHIBIT AVAILABLE >> Instagram Live Event AVAILABLE. One isn’t born a winner or loser, but a chooser. This theme is explored in this series. As we look at them, they look back, allowing us to think about how we choose winners and the repercussions for the ones not chosen.
We are currently preparing for the 2020 “Members Show”. Applications/submissions are due by 5pm on Saturday, May 16th, 2020. We will move forward with the delivery of the work and have a virtual exhibit on the website until we open to the public. Show opens June 5 through August 29, 2020.
ONLINE UPCYCLED ART PROJECTS SERIES Make art from items you have around the house! HEARTS AROUND THE WORLD …to show solidarity during the Covid-19 crisis. SUPPLIES: Wax Paper Crayons Handheld Pencil Sharpener Brown Grocery Bag Iron Pen Scissors Hole Punch String Step 1: Cut the ends of the grocery bag then cut the bag into…
VIRTUAL EXHIBIT AVAILABLE >> This Education Studio exhibit by Schoolcraft Learning Community was influenced by the work of Jean-Michel Basquiat. Oil & Chalk Pastel
ONLINE UPCYCLED ART PROJECTS SERIESMake art from items you have around the house! Paper Tube Flowers … just in time for Spring! SUPPLIES: 2 toilet paper tubes Cardboard egg carton Exacto knife Scissors Pencil Ruler White glue or glue gun Acrylic paints Paintbrush Step 1: Paint tubes green. Step 2: Divide one tube…
VIRTUAL EXHIBIT AVAILABLE>> Show MOVED to independent home High Schools.
This year’s annual High School show features work by students from: Bemidji High School, Trek North High School, LaPorte High School, and Cass Lake High School.
UPDATE: WAC to open galleries & Shop 505 July 1, 2020 → VIRTUAL WATERMARK: My Misi-ziibi Detour blog by Karen Goulet, Wezhichigewaad exhibit by Thomas Stillday, The Unchosen Ones exhibit by RJ Kern, Art@Home Online classes with Jill Oakes, and Bemidji Youth Exhibits. Art in the Park 2020 Update: Canceled Like all of you, Watermark…
CANCELLED: Shop 505’s Featured Artist, Patty Lovegreen, will demonstrate wrap weaving. You are invited to bring your own supplies and learn the technique with her.
CANCELLED. Future Slam dates to be announced. The Tavern on South Shore will host the first of several poetry slam events as part of the 2020 Spoken Word series.
Event Cancelled and will be re-scheduled, TBD. Thomas Stillday will demonstrate beadwork techniques and answer your questions regarding his process, patterns, bead preferences, and his exhibit, “Wezhichigewaad.”
VIRTUAL EXHIBIT AVAILABLE >> Exhibit: March 6 – extended to July 31, 2020.
Thomas comes from a family of “Makers” and his art honors the traditional designs and knowledge that have been gifted to him by his elders. However, as a true artist, he has been pushing the designs into new compositions and colors that keep the visual language fresh and contemporary.
VIRTUAL EXHIBIT AVAILABLE >> Exhibit: February 7 – May 8, 2020
Closing Reception: CANCELLED. The paintings and prints on display reflect her research into new media, which she introduced into the art curriculum at BSU to enhance her students’ scope in the painting and graphics disciplines.
“Other Dimensions” is Natalia Himmirska’s retrospective exhibition, representing works executed during her “Minnesota Period” at Bemidji State University beginning in 2003 until this spring, when she will retire as a full professor.