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.
Exhibit: June 4 – June 25, 2020 – The Annual Middle School Show will showcase artworks of local young artists From Bemidji Middle School.
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 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.
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: June 5 – July 31, 2020. “Invisible Valley” presents a selection from the hundreds of photos John Pearson gathered as he explored the Red River Valley area of North Dakota and Minnesota in June of 2016. The resulting photos reveal his persistent fascination with how people establish their place in the environment.
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.
VIRTUAL EXHIBIT AVAILABLE >> Exhibit: February 7 – April 25, 2020 (extended). “Artwork is a process of inspiration, meditation, investigation, creation, interpretation and intuition. Mystery is essential to art and to life, it is what keeps us questioning and questing.”
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.
Mixed Messages Acrylic Paintings by Lonnie Knutson. Aug 9 – October 25. Opening reception: Aug 9 | 5 – 7 p.m.
Psychedelic themes by painter Tawnee Corning. August 9 – October 25. Opening reception: Aug. 9 | 5 – 7 p.m.