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.
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.
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.
August 28, 2021: Songs of Our Home is a celebration of the rich and diverse heritage of nationalities that immigrated to the Iron Range and whose legacy, culture, and traditions are still deeply rooted in the area.
Exhibit May 7 – May 24, 2021. The exhibit will showcase work by students from Bemidji High School, Trek North High School, and Laporte High School and will be held in the Lakeview Gallery and Education Studio Gallery.
Exhibit & Online Image Gallery: February 5 – May 21, 2021: From Bemidji State University’s Harlow-Kleven teaching collection, “A Different Way to Look at It” challenges viewers to think about what the artists have achieved in their creation of abstract art.
Exhibit & Online Image Gallery February 17 – May 1, 2021: Years of witnessing plants and animals adapt to phenological changes and seasonal cycles, certain elements have surfaced to intertwine with visual fiber artist Kirsten Anderson’s life. Her wool-felted tapestries are an exploration of these relationships their circles of connection and reciprocity.
Exhibit & Online Image Gallery: February 5 – May 1, 2021. Granlund’s regular visits to the Minnesota/Canada border, to explore the landscape of his father’s childhood, have forged an attentiveness to its unique combination of water, rocks, trees and sky.
Exhibit, Slideshow & Online Gallery: January 13 – April 24, 2021. Ne-Dah-Ness is a well-known photographer in the Indigenous world. She is regularly sought out to photograph important evens and specialized photo shoots. Her imagery prompts a visceral reaction from her viewers, while evoking emotion from the “movements” she captures.
Exhibit & Online Slideshow: November 7 – December 23, 2020. The 2020 exhibit is dedicated to 2004 IOC juror, Bill Gossman who passed away earlier this year and will include the work of eight additional jurors .
Each year the exhibit is dedicated to functional clay vessels. Work must also meet high standards of form, craftsmanship, and surface design. Multiple pieces from each potter will allow viewers to understand their unique vision and aesthetic. In addition, artists will have work available for immediate purchase.
Exhibit & Virtual Exhibit: November 2, 2020 – January 22, 2021. These selected works from the Harlow/Kleven Collections showcase a collection of ceramic and print work from the BSU collections that focuses on art that “tell“ a story. The objects in the show may illustrate or imply a story that the artist wants the viewer to consider.
VIRTUAL EXHIBIT AVAILABLE>> Exhibit through November 20, 2020. This collage series was inspired by the literary genre of magical realism. The goal was to explore the spirit of nature visually and evoke the emotions and mystery humans find there and present another way of seeing nature.
VIRTUAL EXHIBIT AVAILABLE>> Exhibit extended to mid November, 2020. “Train of Thought” draws from expressionism, graffiti, and diverse characters of all genres. This, combined with the nostalgia of collecting memorobilia as a child and the idea of evolution, captivated Decker and inspired this body of work.
October, 2020. Kaul Gallery. In conjunction with the exhibit “Patient Nature”, Watermark Art Center has on display “Monarch Butterflies” painted by area young artists.