RECEPTION Jan 14, 2 – 4pm. EXHIBIT December 8- extended to February 25, 2023. The artwork of the local Native grassroots organization “Manidoo Ogitigaan” Or Spirit Garden, reflects their desire to revitalize art forms and cultural knowledge in a meaningful way that bridges gaps in order to build lasting relationships and a cultural legacy. To protect and preserve resources for generations to come, all materials were gathered in a manner akin to the original inhabitants of the land and processed in a way that is not harmful.
EXHIBIT Oct 3 – Jan 20. Artists hold up a mirror to society asking us to consider who we are and who we want to be. This show is a collection of prints and ceramic works covering various cultural, historical, and political themes.
OPEN HOUSE CELEBRATION Dec 3. In celebration of 5 years in our beautiful building and to thank you for being a part of Watermark Art Center’s success the public is invited to an open house on December 3, 2022 from 1 to 4pm with presentations at 1pm.
EXHIBIT Aug 26 – Nov 26. RECEPTION Sep 10 with Jonathan Thunder, multi-media artist . Themes of identity and relationship.
ONLINE AUCTION OCT 3 – 12. EXHIBIT Aug 19 – Oct 22. Visitors are invited to enjoy the space underneath the umbrellas while reflecting on the messages depicted through colorful imagery.
EXHIBIT Aug 5 – Oct 28. STUDENT RECEPTION Aug 26, 4 -6pm. Falcon Gott, Photographer and Student Camp work . Falcon’s travels, interests, and his eye for detail, have led him to capture some interesting and unique moments.
RECEPTION Nov. 4, 5 – 7pm. EXHIBIT Nov 4 – Dec 23. 17th Annual It’s Only Clay National Juried Ceramics Competition and Exhibit Featuring artist Delores Fortuna.
RECEPTION Nov 11. EXHIBIT Nov 11- Jan 27, 2022. Community residents created this 50 photo tribute to their beloved Long Lake northeast of Bemidji.
EVENT Saturday, September 24 from 9am to 3pm. Join us outside on the south lawn for our first ever outdoor pop-up market featuring hand-crafted goods from the region’s finest artisans, local musicians and food.
PERFORMANCE Sunday Aug 21, 2022, 6pm at Watermark. Third Coast Chamber Collective Festival at WAC features French music and works by women composers of the 20th and 21st century.
2022 Watermark Art Festival Art in the Park Music and Artist Demonstrations Schedules
EXHIBIT June 1 – Sept 23. Artists are drawn to the evocative qualities of flowers. Memories and feelings erupt immediately at the sight or fragrance of a flower. This show is a collection of prints and ceramic works inspired by flowers.
EXHIBIT MAY 13 – AUGUST 17. RECEPTION MAY 15 – This exhibit is the culmination of two and a half years of artistic and scientific collaboration between two artists from opposite ends of the Misi Ziibi (Mississippi River). The multimedia works have also been interwoven in time to represent the artists personal histories as well as those of Indigenous peoples who have lived on the banks of the river since time immemorial. This exhibit is about giving voice through art to the untold stories that connect us to this waterway.
DEADLINE EXTENDED MAY 6. Interested artists are invited to submit designs reflecting the theme of “Unity” as part of a juried exhibition that will open on August 19th, 2022 in the Kaul Gallery at the Watermark Art Center.
RECEPTION MAY 6, 5 – 7PM. EXHIBIT MAY 6 – JULY 29. Held every other year, member artists submit pieces of their own work to be juried in for this annual exhibit. The Shows generally feature a variety of mediums: from paintings and photography to textiles, wood, and more!