2020 It’s Only Clay

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.

Richard Hook - Pelican Eyes

Patient Nature & Traveling Audubon Photography Awards Exhibit

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”

Line of Demarcation

Juneteenth

Monique Verdin: Juneteenth June 19th. Juneteenth, a day of celebration, a day of mourning. Two years after President Lincoln signed the Emancipation Proclamation, in 1865, news reaches Galveston, Texas informing enslaved peoples working on plantations that they are “free.” One hundred and three years later, Nina Simone said, “I’ll tell you what freedom is to

Big Bins - John Pearson

Invisible Valley – John Pearson, Photographer & Printmaker

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.