August: Don Wattenhofer is a woodturning master, is known for highlighting the natural imperfections and bark edges of his wooden hand-turned sculptures. The character of the wood grain glows when light passes through the impossibly thin walls of some of Don’s masterpieces, and he uses resinous inlays made from turquoise, pipestone, and azurite mineral powders on the more sturdy pieces.
August 16, 2019 10am to 5pm
The workshop will be in Anishinaabemowin and led by Howard Kimewon (Manitoulin Island Wiikwemikong First Nations Ontario) and Zac Earley (White Earth Band of Ojibwe).
All supplies are included. The first 10 people who show up can make a basket.
Community creative writing event in association with the “Nibikaang – From the Water” exhibit. Wednesday, July 31 from 5 – 8 p.m.
Creating from Nature: Inspiration from the Landscape
Take an “art break” during your lunch hour and enjoy beautiful music in an inspiring setting! July 26 at 12:30 p.m.
The 2019 Art in the Park, presented by Watermark Art Center and Paul Bunyan Communications, will be held July 20 (10 a.m. – 5 p.m.) and July 21 (10 a.m. – 4 p.m.) in Library Park, downtown Bemidji.
July 25, 20195:00 – 7:00 p.m.$5/family Families are welcome to join Sasha, a local artist from Red Lake Nation, in creating small leather pouches. Pouches can be used for carrying special items of your choice, some use them for carrying traditional personal items. Pouches can be embellished with paint, ink, or beading…it’s your choice! Sasha will…
August 31:00 – 3:00 p.m.$5/family Join us at Watermark’s “Dragon’s Den” (in the Ed Room at Watermark) to create your own dragon egg during the Dragon Boat Festival! We will use special paints, including metallic and pearlized, to paint the eggs, then add gems and embellishments to make them fantastical! Stop in by 2:30 to ensure…
July 10 at 8 p.m. at Red Stu Breakfast Bar. Prize money for top three finishers!
Lakeview Gallery June 7 to July 27Opening reception 5 to 7 pm A multi-media exhibit featuring work by Watermark Art Center’s Artist Members!
Middle School Art Show
On Saturday, June 1 will be an artist demonstration in Shop 505. From 10 a.m. – 2:30 p.m., come and meet artist Emily Derke as she demos birch bark weaving – a technique with origins in Scandinavia and Russia. Attendees will learn about the weaving process and harvest practices of this craft.
Featuring bead work by Nancy Kingbird and blankets by Rick Kagigebi. April 5th – June 29
Opening Reception: April 5, 2019 | 5 – 7 p.m.
We will accept work for the Members Show from May 20 – 31st. The Members Show will be held June 7 – July 27.
May 4 – May 25. Opening reception: May 4 | 12 – 3 p.m.