VIRTUAL EXHIBIT 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.
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 SERIES Make art from items you have around the house! First in the series…toilet 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…
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.
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. Message from the Executive Director → Watermark Art Center and all activities scheduled in the Center location are closed to the public until further…
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.
POSTPONED to be RESCHEDULED: The Tavern on South Shore will host the first of several poetry slam events as part of the 2020 Spoken Word series.
POSTPONED: 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 – May 30, 2020.
Artist Demonstration: April 25, 12-3pm.
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.
Poetry Slam! series hosted by Watermark Art Center Watermark Art Center is excited to present three poetry slam events as part of the 2019 Spoken Word series. Each slam will feature contestants reciting original poetry in three rounds of competition, with prize money for the top three finishers. The first place winner will receive…
VIRTUAL EXHIBIT AVAILABLE >> Exhibit: February 7 – April 25, 2020 (extended). “Artwork is a process of inspiration, meditation, investigation, creation, interpretation and intuition. Mystery is essential to art and to life, it is what keeps us questioning and questing.”
Join us for Bemidji’s 4th annual walk and events for Missing and Murdered Indigenous people. The WALK (Facebook Link to Event): Participants will Meet at Northwest Indian Community Development Center [NWICDC] in Bemidji, MN on February 14, 2020 @ 10 AM starting with an Opening Prayer, the walk will begin at 11 AM and continue…
VIRTUAL EXHIBIT AVAILABLE >> Exhibit: January 10 – March 28, 2020 “I am a storyteller who paints with fabric and draws with thread.” –
An image comes to me first. I feel inspiration channeling through me faster than my fingers can move. When the piece is finished, I ask myself…What does this mean? What was this meant to communicate to me? The decisions I make are not what will the image be, I feel like that is instead decided for me. So the decisions I make are on how to best recreate the image in my head. It’s not until the end that I ask myself, now what does this mean?
RESCHEDULED for MAY 16: Watermark Art Center regrets that the networking session and panel discussion, “Making Their Mark – Women Artists in Rural Midwest Communities,” is cancelled for Saturday, March 14. The event has rescheduled for May 16. The art center will be open as usual from 10 – 5pm.