VIRTUAL EXHIBIT AVAILABLE >> Exhibit runs September 12 – October 31, 2020. “Patient Nature” is a group exhibit created in memory of area artist and photographer Joyce Kleven (2019). Photographers were asked to submit work depicting birdlife in any form to the categories of Professional, Amateur, Youth or a special fourth category “Birds, Bees & Butterflies – Bemidji” reserved for images of native pollinators interacting with plants native to our area. In addition to submissions, also featured is the “2019 – 2020 Traveling Audubon Photography Awards Exhibit”
VIRTUAL EXHIBIT AVAILABLE>> Exhibit runs August 7 to October 31. This collage series was inspired by the literary genre of magical realism. The goal was to explore the spirit of nature visually and evoke the emotions and mystery humans find there and present another way of seeing nature.
VIRTUAL EXHIBIT AVAILABLE>> Exhibit runs August 7 to October 30, 2020. “Train of Thought” draws from expressionism, graffiti, and diverse characters of all genres. This, combined with the nostalgia of collecting memorobilia as a child and the idea of evolution, captivated Decker and inspired this body of work.
CALL IS CLOSED. EXHIBIT OPENS SEPT 12. Watermark Art Center announces the call for photography for their exhibit entitled “Patient Nature” in memory of area artist and photographer Joyce Kleven and featuring the “2019 – 2020 Audubon Traveling Awards Exhibition”.
VIRTUAL EXHIBIT AVAILABLE>> Exhibit: July 13 – September 23. On display are selected works from the Harlow/Kleven Collections that showcase the ability of line and form to evoke emotion and develop emphasis through variations and distortions.
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…