The Northwest Art Center’s Hartnett Hall Gallery is one of six local art galleries and museums featured in the Pride Minot Art Hop Friday, July 10 from 6:00 to 9:00 p.m.
On display in the Hartnett gallery are award-winning photos of the badlands of North Dakota, Montana, Saskatchewan and Alberta by Saskatchewan artist Ken Dalgarno. “There can be few places in the world where the visual impact of the landscape is as hauntingly captivating as the Badlands of the Northern Great Plains,” said Dalgarno.
Award-winning photos of the badlands of the northern Great Plains will be featured in “Badlands: a geography of metaphors” by Saskatchewan artist Ken Dalgarno at the Northwest Art Center’s Hartnett Hall Gallery at Minot State University July 1 through August 6, 2015.
The photographs of badlands in North Dakota, Montana, Saskatchewan and Alberta have been collected in a book authored by Dalgarno. The Saskatchewan Book Council honored the book with their 2015 Best First Book award.
NORTHWEST ART CENTER EXHIBIT EXPLORES TEXT AND LOGOS
Minot State University art students Danielle Bolinske and Tara Thiel will present their joint senior capstone exhibition, “eems-Say inda-Kay amiliar-Fay,” June 1 through 26, 2015 in the Gordon B. Olson Library Gallery, MSU. Opening reception will be Thursday, June 4 from 6:30 to 8:00 p.m. at the library gallery. The exhibition will feature the artists’ reinterpretation of text and logos, representative of both familiar sights and past memories.
Minot State University senior art student Takuma Abe will present his capstone exhibition, “Weirdos,” April 22 through May 6, 2015 in the Gordon B. Olson Library Gallery, MSU. Opening reception is Wednesday, April 22 at 7 p.m. The exhibition will feature hand painted prints and drawings.
Originally from Tokushima, Japan, Abe came to the United States to improve his English, but soon discovered he had a strong passion for art. His exhibit portrays bizarre characters based on his imagination and personal experience.
A Walk in the Woods consists of artwork from the Museum's Permanent Collection by artists who create images or constructions about wood or include wood as their material. Visitors to the exhibition will see photography, sculpture, wood-fire ceramics, wood block prints, plus work from the Museum's new African collection. Artworks in the exhibition deal with necessity, aesthetics, and spirituality. At same time the exhibition contains works that are utilitarian and functional, yet artistic in design.
James Memorial Board of Directors and Local Artist Showcase
March 18-31, The James Memorial Art Center is proud to present the “Local Artist Showcase”. The art will be displayed in Gallery II during the JMAC Board of Director’s show March 18-31. Please join us in supporting local artist and encouraging arts in the community. The James Memorial Art Center in Willistion. There is no admission charge. For further information, please contact the James at 701-774-3601.
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North Dakota Council on the Arts
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