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.
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.
VIRTUAL EXHIBIT AVAILABLE >> Instagram Live Event AVAILABLE. One isn’t born a winner or loser, but a chooser. This theme is explored in this series. As we look at them, they look back, allowing us to think about how we choose winners and the repercussions for the ones not chosen.
VIRTUAL EXHIBIT AVAILABLE>> Show MOVED to independent home High Schools.
This year’s annual High School show features work by students from: Bemidji High School, Trek North High School, LaPorte High School, and Cass Lake High School.
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.
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.
November 1 – January 31, 2020. The world puts on a monochrome blanket, forests become transparent and graphical. Sparse colors seem even more vibrant, a snow-laden sky can appear darker than the snow-covered ground, snowdrifts reshape the landscape, and noises are muted.
October 11 – November 30, 2019. “Bring Her Home” addresses the epidemic of violence against Native women through paintings, digital work, sculpture, and photography.
The traveling exhibit features original work by 20 Indigenous artists from across the United States and many tribal nations. Through their work, artists tell their own stories and those of the impacted women, families and communities.
Nibikaang Exhibit Closing Reception & Events will feature guest artist, Monique Verdin (Louisiana’s United Houma Nation) co-writer/co-producer of the documentary My Louisiana Love. She will share her film regarding her community on the Mississippi Delta on September 21, 3 – 5pm. “My Louisiana Love follows a young Native American woman, Monique Verdin, as she returns…
CELEBRATION of Poet Carol Ann Russell’s work “ITALIA – Passeggiata” at the Watermark Art Center Watermark Art Center will host a program of original poetry, music and art on September 4, 2019. The event begins at 7 p.m. with a reception for the poet Dr. Carol Ann Russell, soloist Dr. Cory Renbarger, pianist Dan Will,…
Community creative writing event in association with the “Nibikaang – From the Water” exhibit. Wednesday, July 31 from 5 – 8 p.m.