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 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 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 & Virtual Exhibit opens 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.
VIRTUAL EXHIBIT>>Exhibit: November 7 – December 23, 2020. This year’s 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.
VIRTUAL EXHIBIT AVAILABLE >> Exhibit runs September 12 – October 31, 2020. “Patient Nature” is a group exhibit created in memory of area artist and photographer Joyce Kleven (2019). Photographers were asked to submit work depicting birdlife in any form to the categories of Professional, Amateur, Youth or a special fourth category “Birds, Bees & Butterflies – Bemidji” reserved for images of native pollinators interacting with plants native to our area. In addition to submissions, also featured is the “2019 – 2020 Traveling Audubon Photography Awards Exhibit”
VIRTUAL EXHIBIT AVAILABLE>> Exhibit through October 15. On display are selected works from the Harlow/Kleven Collections that showcase the ability of line and form to evoke emotion and develop emphasis through variations and distortions.
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 >> Exhibit: June 12 – August 23, 2020. This year’s show features a variety of mediums: from paintings and photography to textiles, wood, and more! Members submit pieces of their own work or from their collections to be juried in for this annual exhibit.
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.