Artist’s Talk March 26, 2 – 4pm. Exhibit: Extended to March 26. With her newest series of bold and bright portraits of children, Alice Blessing journeys through the developmental consequences of patriarchy and systematic oppression. Originally exploring feminism and puberty, Blessing’s deeply personal concept evolved to address intersectionality, gender and diversity.
Open House January 8, 2 – 4pm. Exhibit Dec 6 – Feb 25. This collection of recent illustrations explores indigenous art, culture and traditions.
Open House: Nov 12, 5 to 7pm. Exhibit Nov 12 – Jan 29. Curated but the Kaul family, the exhibit includes works from private and personal collections.
Exhibit: October 1, 2021 to January 21, 2022. Prints and ceramics selected for the exhibit from BSU’s Harlow-Kleven teaching collection, masterfully demonstrate how artists use color to engage, direct and interact with the viewer.
Exhibit extended to November 30, 2021. Maggie Thompson derives her inspiration from the history of her Ojibwe heritage, exploring family history as well as themes and subject matter of the broader Native American experience.
Reception: Oct 1, 5-7pm. Exhibit: October 1 – November 27, 2021. This exhibit is the outgrowth of a recently published chapbook sharing his life as an artist. By focusing on abstract concepts, Alberti says he has let color dominate and control his expressions with color becoming the tool of investigation and discovery.
November 19, 6pm Book Signing & Reading. It’s one thing to write a book; it’s another to live it. Wendell Affield never knew his father. His childhood was punctuated by a volatile mother and an unpredictable stepfather. Barbara, Uncharted Course Through Borderline Personality Disorder is the culmination of a decade of research and interviews with mental health professionals as Affield learns to understand and appreciate the woman who haunted his childhood.
Online Reception for “Earth Matters” Sept 23. Exhibit September 3–October 30, 2021. Watermark Art Center will be the 2021 venue for the Surface Design Association Juried Member Exhibit
Workshop August 29. Through the exploration and use of unconventional materials students will create their own small textile piece that will be put on exhibit in the Watermark. Students will be challenged to rethink what can be used to create textiles by bringing in their own found materials or to use ones provided by the gallery such as zip ties, pipe cleaners, film strips, wire etc.
Presentation September 16 6pm. Exhibit July 2 – Sep 25, 2021: The word “reflection” can describe a contemplative mental state or the mirroring of light, particularly the reflection off water – a centerpiece of northern Minnesota identity. One hopes that the exhibit illustrates the fusion of both meanings into the viewer’s experience creating visual artistry through a lens.
Demonstrations July 9 & 10: John Hitchcock, who is currently exhibiting “Bury the Hatchet: Prayer for My P’ah-Be” will hold a 2 public print demonstrations. Registration required for July 9.
Exhibit & Video: May 5 – July 24, 2021. Working from the theme of the Buffalo Bill Wild West Show, BURY THE HATCHET explores issues of assimilation, acculturation, and indoctrination through oral history and music.
June 2 – September 17, 2021. A Degree of Connectedness invites you to explore the relationships presented in each image or object.
Exhibit & Online Gallery. May 7 – August 21, 2021 (extended). A journey across the globe with the Artists of Studio 10 share their work resulting from their travels, taking the viewers on a virtual tour of the globe, demonstrating that all parts of the Earth are filled with fascinating people and places, beauty, and history.
Exhibit: June 4 – June 25, 2020 – The Annual Middle School Show will showcase artworks of local young artists From Bemidji Middle School.