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July, August, September 2012 - Paul Noot (Bismarck)

Photo of Paul NootPaul Noot received his BFA from the University of North Dakota and his MFA from Brooklyn College in New York. Paul grew up in the Marion/Valley City area, and has made Bismarck his home for the last 17 years. Paul has worked at Metropolitan Museum of Art in NYC, the North Dakota Museum of Art in Grand Forks and is currently the department chair of the Visual Arts Department at Bismarck High. He also teaches classes for Theo Art School, Sleepy Hollow Summer Arts program, and Continuing Education classes for University of North Dakota. In the winter of 2011 Paul was a founding member of the Bismarck Downtown Artist Cooperative.

Paul exhibits in the region and is a recipient of several art awards. In 2002 he was awarded the Citation Award from Bismarck Art & Galleries Association, in 2004 the KXMB Spirit Award, in 2005-6 the Golden Apple Award for teaching, and in 2009 the Bismarck Art & Galleries Volunteer Award. He was a winner in the Millennium Art Trail Project in 2002, and the Lewis & Clark Banner contest in 2003. Recent commissioned work can be seen at the Pirogue Grille in downtown Bismarck and a two-hundred foot mural in Valley City. He also painted a horse for Easter Seals of North Dakota, a mini-bus for American Cancer Society of North Dakota, and a child statue for Manchester House of Bismarck. Noot’s art can be found at the Bismarck Downtown Artist Cooperative at 222 N 4th. For more information, visit



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