Thomas Stillday Bead work

“Wezhichigewaad” – Thomas Stillday, Master Bead Artist

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.

Natalia

Other Dimensions – Natalia Himmirska, Painter & Print Maker

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.

2019 Spoken Word Series

  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

Blair Treuer Self Portrait

Portraits – Blair Treuer, Textile Artist

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?

Iskode (fire)

Akinomaage – Vern Northrup Visual Storyteller

December 6 – February 28, 2020. Using only the camera on his smart phone, Northrup captures the setting of where he grew up, creating a nostalgia for those familiar with the area, and a curiosity for those who aren’t. He uses photography as a tool to educate both himself and the viewer about the rhythm of nature, the preservation of tradition, and the relationship between resilience and sustainability.

Poetry SLAM at Red Stu

2019 Super SLAM!

Speak! Listen! Judge! No prior experience necessary. Wednesday December 4 at 6pm. No entry fee. Doors open and food (special menu) and drink will be available at 5:30. No experience is necessary. Poets can sign up in advance at Watermark Art Center (218-444-7570), or at Red Stu starting at 5:30. Poets advance through three rounds