Barbara, Uncharted Course Through Borderline Personality Disorder

Author Wendell Affield Book Launch

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.

found objects

Open Community Art Workshop

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.

Best Seat in the House -Lowell Wolff

Reflections of Northern Minnesota – Lowell Wolff, Photographer

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.

Heart Suncatchers

Hearts Around the World

ONLINE UPCYCLED ART PROJECTS SERIES Make art from items you have around the house! HEARTS AROUND THE WORLD …to show solidarity during the Covid-19 crisis. SUPPLIES: Wax Paper Crayons Handheld Pencil Sharpener Brown Grocery Bag Iron Pen Scissors Hole Punch String Step 1: Cut the ends of the grocery bag then cut the bag into

Paper Tube Flowers

Paper Tube Flowers

ONLINE UPCYCLED ART PROJECTS SERIESMake art from items you have around the house!  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 one tube

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.