ARTFUL NATURAL EARTH CONTEST ND 2021
STUDENT ART SHOW AND COMPETITION – FIVE SPECIAL JUDGE’S AWARDS
- Open to all students entering the BAA Student Art Show
- Art will consist of any media and size. Must be ready to hang.
- Artwork will be hung with the appropriate grade divisions and identified with the 4×6 index card attached to the entry
- All artwork will represent native species to the United States and found in North Dakota. This may need some research.
- One entry per student.
Five categories: One $50 award in each category
- Mammals, reptiles, or amphibians
- Plants and flowers
- Aquatic life
A 4×6 index card should be submitted with each entry explaining why you liked the subject and why, in your opinion you think it is important to our ecosystem. This won’t influence the judge. It will identify your entry in this contest. Include your name, address, age and school attended.
Watercolor Wax Batik with Linda Renaud
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.
Image by Darla Hueske, BAA member