Diving into Watercolor Wax Batik June 17, 18 and 19, 2021
The process of watercolor wax batik will be explained, demonstrated and practiced in this hands-on intensive workshop. Learn how to select the best photos to work from, plan your painting, build the multiple layers of wax and watercolor and then do the final batiking and the “reveal.”
2021 BAA Summer Workshop Schedule: June 17, Thursday 4 pm – 8 pm (break for supper) June 18 – 19, Friday and Saturday 9am – 4pm (noon break each day)
Topics covered will include:
Recognizing value changes (light to dark)
Reviewing color – color harmonies, analogous & complementary colors
Planning your painting: first wax application and initial wash of watercolor
Continuing with the planning/diagramming process
Building up the layers
Batiking your painting
About the instructor: A former member of the Badlands Artists Association, Linda has painted in watercolor wax batik for the past seven years. In that time, she has won numerous awards for her paintings and taught the wax batik process to dozens of artists.
Linda is a signature member of the Red River Watercolor Society and has had her work accepted in multiple uried shows including the Rocky Mountain Watermedia National Exhibition, the Western Federation of Watercolor Societies Show, the Red River Watercolor Society National Exhibition, the Pikes Peak International Show and three Colorado Watercolor Society shows.
Dickinson Museum Center is planning a photography exhibit showcasing Badlands Art Association artists. The exhibit will be on display from February 1 to 27, 2020 in the Joachim Museum wing at the Dickinson Museum Center.
This exhibit is created for photography only. It is open to all artists and features BAA artists.
HOW TO ENTER Artists planning to submit their photographs must deliver their entry to the museum starting January 13th to 24th. Hours are 9am to 5pm, Monday thru Saturday. Please note that the Museum is closed on January 18th and 20th for Martin Luther King Day. Please use the Dinosaur Museum front doors for delivering your art pieces.
PRESENTATION OF YOUR WORK Photographs must be framed or matted, ready for display. You can submit up to seven pieces, but if the exhibit is short of space, not all will be displayed. Attached to the back of the photo should be a card with the title of the piece, name of the artist, telephone number and price or NFS (not for sale). The museum will not be able to sell the art works, but can, and will share artists’ information, so please include a business card. Also accepted is an artist statement or information about the art piece on a letter-sized or smaller paper.
Artists can pickup their work starting March 6 into the
For more information, please call the Museum at 456-6225.
The Dickinson Museum Center located on Museum Drive is planning an art exhibit featuring BAA artists from February 1 to 28, 2019. The exhibit will include artworks from a variety of mediums such as oil, watercolor, pastel, pencil, clay, as well as mixed mediums. Many of your favorite BAA artists will be represented during this exhibit. Museum hours are Monday to Saturday 9am to 5pm.
The Dickinson Museum Center along with BAA will also be hosting Minot’s Taube Museum traveling children’s art show from March 1 – 31, 2019. Art teachers, this would be a wonderful field trip to put on your school calendar.
Jennifer Stone will bring her painting and teaching skills to our summer workshop June 20 – 22, 2019. The workshop topic will be Watercolor Purs and Negative Space in a 3-day format.
The 48th Annual Badlands Art Show was held November 9 – 11, 2018.
Ramada Grand Dakota Lodge, Dickinson, North Dakota.
The judge for this years’ show was Ali Hein who is a Professor of Art at Bismarck State College.
48th Annual BAA Awards Winners
1st Place – “Bison Power” by Kim Renner
2nd Place – “Pearls” by Anthony Nelson
3rd Place – “Western Best Turn” by Helen Campbell
Honorable Mention – “Feeding Time” by Kim Renner
Honorable Mention – “Little Missouri” by Helen Campbell
Honorable Mention – “Medora Bakery” by Janelle Brackel
Honorable Mention – “Foliage Fantasy” by Janelle Brachel
Honorable Mention – “Gossip Gulls” by Kim Renner
1st Place – “Cable Knit Crowned Vase” by Mary Huether
2nd Place – “My Name is Donavee and I’m a Hugger” by Betty Ruggles
3rd Place – “Panucci’s Pizza” by Jon Ross
Honorable Mention – “Chattered Bowl” by Julie Schuster
Honorable Mention – “Aqua Teen Hunger Force” by Jon Ross
Honorable Mention – “Octopus Container/Sculpture” by Mary Huether
Honorable Mention – “Egyptian Style Cat Mummy” by Rhonda Walter-Frojen
1st Place – “Badlands Marvel” by Donovan Slag
2nd Place – “Samantha” by Anthony Nelson
3rd Place – “Lost” by Dustin Young
Honorable Mention – “Procession” by Dustin Young
Honorable Mention – “Hunters Gaze” by Cheyenne B. Hansen
Honorable Mention – “Efflorescence” by Donovan Slag
Honorable Mention – “Out there by the Lake” by Dustin Young
1st Place – “Loving Wings” by Janelle Stoneking
2nd Place – “Falling Orbs” by Laureen Evans
3rd Place – “Blue Bells” by Aaron Anderson
Honorable Mention – “Fragmented” by Janelle Stoneking
Honorable Mention – “Magellanic” by Aaron Anderson
Honorable Mention – “Three Stars” by Anthony Nelson
Honorable Mention – “Three Amigos” by Sherry Rochelle
1st Place – “Drama Queen” by Darice Taylor
2nd Place – “Clouds over Mandan” by Anthony Nelson
3rd Place – “JJ” by Daphne Clark
Honorable Mention – “Ballet Queen” by Marcia Sickler
Honorable Mention – “Evening Glow” by Larry Maslowski
Honorable Mention – “Fall’s Beauty” by Larry Maslowski
Honorable Mention – “Running with Giants” by Darice Taylor
1st Place – “Walker” by Daphne
2nd Place – “White Arabians” by Marcia Sickler
3rd Place – “Big Boy” by Daphne Clark
Honorable Mention – “Pupperus” by Cheyenne B. Hansen
1st Place – “Swirling” by Darla Hueske
2nd Place – “Calm before the Storm” by Austin Stockert
3rd Place – “Not at Home” by Jason Galenski
Honorable Mention – “Horse’s Chin Hairs” by Maclyn Hauck
Honorable Mention – “Scoot” by Jason Galenski
Honorable Mention – “The Bread Line” by Cherie Roshau
Honorable Mention – “Reflecting Reeds” by Bob Thomas
1st Place – “Mountain Air” by Tina Schloss
2nd Place – “Rocky Butte” by Bob Thomas
3rd Place – “Waterfall” by Laureen Evan’s
Honorable Mention – “Trees and Bees” by Laureen Evans
Honorable Mention – “At the Vanity” by LuAnn Senescall
Honorable Mention – “Dickinson ND Rocks” by Bob Thomas
Honorable Mention – “Hollyhocks & Hummer” by Marcia Sickler
People’s Choice – Professional Division
“Drama Queen” by Darice Taylor
Most Innovative Award – Professional Division
“Fragmented” by Janelle Stoneking
1st Place – “Hiraeth” by Regan Riedlinger
2nd Place – “The Orb in the Barn” by Michael Meyer
3rd Place – “Untitled” by Gordon Olson
4th Place – “Forest Child” by Kamilla Winter
5th Place – “Braving the Storm” by Lisa Tuhy
6th Place – “Gray Ghost” by Christian Kman
Honorable Mention – “Morning” by Karla Baldwin Rustad
Honorable Mention – “Flying Geese” by David Evans
Honorable Mention – “Enchanted Grasshopper” by Michael Meyer
Honorable Mention – “Existence” by Regan Reidlinger
Honorable Mention – “Yesterday, Carla Baldwin Rustad
Honorable Mention – “The Rainbow City” by Ryan Shaefer
Honorable Mention – “Untitled” by Lisa Tuhy
The Badlands Art Show opens this weekend, November 10th through the 12th. Ramada Grand Dakota Lodge, Dickinson, North Dakota.
This year’s judge will be Dr. Andrea Donovan from Minot. Donovan is an associate professor of art and humanities at Minot State University.
Dates and Times to Remember:
Thursday, 9th from 7:00 am to 5:00 pm: Hand delivered works due at Ramada Grand Dakota Lodge. Large works before noon, please.
Friday, 10th from 6:00 pm to 9:00 pm: Opening reception for artists and public. Silent Auction (more below). Saturday, 11th from 10:00 am to 4:00 pm. Saturday, 11th from 11:00 am to 1:00 pm Empty Bowls Fundraiser (more below). Sunday, 12th from 10:00 am to 4:00 pm. Sunday, 12th after 4:15 pm Artists must pick up entries.
Artists, please review “Delivery of Art Work” for details about bringing your art to the show AND when to pick up your art after the show.
The November show will have two separate silent auctions this year. The first one will be held on Friday November 10th. The second silent auction will be held on Saturday November 11th. Members are encouraged to donate baskets themselves or to ask others who are willing to donate baskets to do so. For more information contact Marcia Sickler. (firstname.lastname@example.org)or bring your auction items to the meeting on Nov. 6th.
Purchase Award Preview
The Purchase Award Preview and special reception will be held on Friday evening November 10th from 6:00 pm to 9:00 pm. At the preview, we invite all who are considering buying works of art to view the show and submit bids (in a silent auction) for the works of their choice. The minimum bid is the asking price of the artist.
Bid blanks must be turned in at the front desk no later than 9:00 pm Friday. The highest bid (above the asking price) will be the successful bidder.
North Dakota Empty Bowls Fundraiser, Saturday
Stop by the show on Saturday and have lunch for a good cause. This year, the North Dakota Empty Bowls Project fundraiser will be held at the Ramada Grand Dakota Lodge from 11:00 am to 1:00 pm.
Robin Reynolds, DSU ceramics instructor, organizes Empty Bowls each year. Last year, the event raised more than $4,000 for local food pantries. For the event, local artisians contributed their time and resources to create one-of-a-kind, handcrafted ceramic bowls for the event. Special thanks for Sponsor bowls: Julie Schuster, Sarah Snavely, Caitlin Freidt, and Tod Winter.
Cost is $15 per bowl, limit two bowls per person. Soup and bread is provided.
Every year, approximately 2.3 to 3.5 million people in America experience hunger and homelessness. Empty Bowls Project is a national fundraising event to bring awareness to hunger in America. Proceeds of the North Dakota Empty Bowls go to food programs such as the Back Pack Program and Domestic Rape and Crisis Center. Sponsors for the ND Empty Bowls are Dickinson State University, Ramada Grand Dakota Hotel, United Way of Dickinson and Sacred Heart Monastery.