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BAA 52nd Art Show Opening Night

The Badlands Art Association will be presenting the 52nd Annual Award Preview Showing on Friday, November 11th from 6:00 pm to 9:00 pm at the Prairie Hills Mall (the former White Drug location), Dickinson.

During this time, the public will have the first chance to see the newly judged artworks in the 52nd Annual Fall Art Show.

The Professional awards will be for first through third place in the following categories: Acrylic Painting, Dimensional Art, Drawing, Mixed Media, Oil Painting, Pastel Painting, Photography, and Watercolor Painting.

The Amateur awards will also be for first through third but in the categories of photography, painting, mixed media, drawing/pastel, and dimensional art.

The student show will also have winners arranged by the artists’ grades in school.

During the Award Preview, the viewing public will have the opportunity to cast their ballot for one of the most prestigious awards of the show which is the People’s Choice award. The Peoples’ Choice is voted by the public to be the very best artwork in the show.

The BAA will provide hors d’oeuvres complimented by red and white wines for people attending the Preview; there will also be punch and cookies. The art show judge Elizabeth Smith of Terry, MT. will be present to give critiques to entering artists and to answer questions.

Visitors to the November 11th preview will also be able to compete in a silent auction of the artworks that are for sale in the show. The minimum bid is the artist asking price and all bid slips must be turned in during the preview evening, winners will be notified of their winning bid on Saturday morning.

There will be a silent auction on Friday, November 11th for a wide array of donated baskets and artistic gifts. This auction will continue throughout the next two days ending at 4:00 pm on Sunday, November 13th.

The 52nd Annual Fall Art Show will resume on Saturday, November 12th and continue through Thursday, November 17 from 10:00 am to 4:00 pm. The entire art show including the preview is free of charge.

BAA Photography Art Exhibition 2022

The Badlands Art Gallery is hosting a photography show in its gallery from October 5th through November 5th.

All forms of photography, black and white, color, digital, and film can be entered in the show. If you would like to showcase your photography please send your request for an Art Work Submission Form before September 25th.

You may also bring your photographs to the Gallery during its operating hours and fill out an Art Submission form then.

The Badlands Art Gallery is located in the lower level of Klinefelter Hall on the DSU campus. Gallery hours are Wednesday through Saturday 2:00 pm to 5:00 pm and
is free for the viewing public.

Badlands Art Association 52nd Annual Art Show

2022 Fall Extravaganza of Art

November 11-17, 2022

Prairie Hills Mall, Dickinson, North Dakota

This year The Badlands Art Association will be celebrating its 52nd Annual Art Show with a change in format and location.

NEW Format! NEW Location!

The show will be held in the Prairie Hills Mall (in the former White Drug location) along with Empty Bowls and The Festival of Trees.

Set up and hand-delivered artworks will take place on Thursday, November 10th.

You can download the entry form here. Or, pick up a copy at the Dickinson Public library, and JP Frame Shop in Dickinson.

Important dates and more information about the show can be found on the Annual Show Page.

2022 Badlands Art Summer Art Workshop

2022 BAA Summer Art Workshop

Charcoal Pours and Wire Drawing  Workshop with Karen Knutson
Thursday – Saturday June 23–25, 2022
Trinity High School, Dickinson, ND.

Karen is a highly sought-after workshop instructor and an award-winning artist. The workshop with Karen is actually THREE workshops rolled into one exciting weekend!

Karen paints in mixed media, trying to make her paintings fun and easy. Known for her jazzy colors and semi-abstract designs, she teaches watercolor-and-collage workshops across the country.

Her teaching style is playful and relaxed, and her explanations are accessible and easy to follow.

Day 1: Charcoal Pours
Day 2: Painting and Collage
Day 3: Painting Landscapes

Open to high school students through adults.
Downloaded details: Karen_Knutson Summer Workshop PDF

K-12 Teachers can receive 1 CEU credit from UND. Enroll for credits on the UND Professional Development website: https://www.enrole.com/und/jsp/session.jsp?sessionId=PDE.22.1352&courseId=ART.CPWD&categoryId=10034

You can also find out more about Karen on her website. https://www.karenknutson.com/