The BSU Harlow|Kleven Gallery is a space dedicated to Bemidji State University to showcase their two art collections begun by alumna in the 1970s.
The Margaret H. Harlow Ceramics Teaching Collection currently includes more than 400 pieces, with international work by professional ceramics artists from all eras, including a terra cotta piece produced in Turkey that dates to the first century A.D.
The Lillie M. Kleven Print Collection includes more than 800 pieces, with pieces produced using a variety of techniques including woodblock, Lino cuts, serigraphs and lithographs, among others. It includes work by world-renowned printmakers, including Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec.
BSU provides rotating exhibits featuring work exclusively from these two prominent collections in their Harlow|Kleven Gallery at Watermark Art Center.
A Lasting Gift
An international exhibit featuring modern to traditional printmaking and ceramics that represent the range of artistic techniques which contributed to the historic significance of the Harlow and Kleven collections.