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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.

Hello Western North Dakota Artists

Happy new year everyone.

A few of the fine art events from the Badlands Art Association January 2022 Newsletter posted here:

Inspire your inner artist this year. Consider a BAA membership and connect with a community of art lovers and artists. Find our more about a BAA Membership by clicking here.

BAA 2022 Events

BAA Summer Workshop June

Members have early registration for the Karen Knutson Charcoal Pours and Wire Drawing workshop in Dickinson, ND. Workshop dates are June 23 through June 25, 2022

Joachim Regional Museum Community Art Show January

Artists may bring their art pieces to the Museum from Jan 18th to 25th. The Museum is accepting all mediums and pieces should not be too large as the gridwork standards are 36” x 48” wide. Artists are limited to 7 pieces of art and the art must be framed/matted and ready to hang with a sturdy hanging system. There are some small display cases for ceramics, pottery or other 3D pieces. The museum will create exhibit labels and if artists want to include a statement for a piece they may include it as well. If artists want to bring their business cards, the museum will also put those out.

If the pieces are for sale they can let the museum know when they come to drop them off and fill out the paperwork. Contact with questions.

Annual ND Student Juried Art Show March

The Taube Museum of Art is pleased to announce that the Annual North Dakota Student Juried Art Show will be at the Dickinson Museum Center from March 3rd through April 18th. There are a select group of 84 pieces of student artwork from across the state of North Dakota on display.

Student art from kindergarten through 12th grade are divided into the following grade categories: K – 3, 4 – 6, 7 – 8, and 9 – 12. The artwork is hung salon style, which creates a visually stunning wall to ceiling art experience.

Come view the creations by North Dakota’s finest, up and coming artists. Dickinson will be the last time that these pieces will be able to be viewed in 2022.

Read the full newsletter here Members BAA-January2022 newsletter

BAA Award Winners 51st Annual Art Show

The Badlands Art Association is pleased to announce the award winners in both the Professional and Amateur divisions of the 51st Annual Fall Extraganza of Art.

In the Professional division artist competed  for first, second, third and honorable choice ribbons and prizes in eight  categories: acrylic painting, dimensional art, drawing, mixed media, pastel painting, watercolor painting, oil painting and photography.

In the acrylic category, first place was awarded to Tresa R. Griffin “Ferris Ulvent, the Norwegian Husky”, second and place was awarded to Cherie Roshau for “Zander the Rooster with an Attitude”, and “Badlands Royalty”.

Earning honorable mention ribbons were Helen Campbell “A Time to Reflect”, Tresa R. Griffin “Meet Otto”, Ryan Schaefer “Happy Place”, LuAnn Senescall “Keegan’s Flowers”, Cameron Brown “Tickets to My Downfall”, Janelle Brackel “Lake Tschida Bluff”, Tresa R. Griffin “The Witch’s Eye”, Elizabeth Henderson “Sail After the Storm”, and Cherie Roshau “Sacagawea with Lewis and Clark”.

Dimensional art ribbon awardees were, first place Twig Zahn “#43 vase”, second and third place Gretchen Peterson “Blue Bird Box” and “Joey Sackanickels”, an honorable mention ribbon to Twig Zahn for “#34 Vase”.

First place ribbon in drawing was awarded to Derek Huether “Angelia”, second to Jamie Karsky “Ready to Go”, and third to Donovan Slag “Clair de Lune”, with honorable mention ribbons going to Bob Thomas “Guardian Angel”, Antony Nelson “Coming Out of the Dark”, and Jamie Karsky “On the Bit”.

In the mixed media category first and second place ribbons were given to Janelle Stoneking for “Resilience” and  “Doll”, Aaron Anderson won third place with “Furcifer” and honorable mention ribbons were given to Tina Schloss “In the Window”, and Weston Voss “The Day the World Changed”.

Oil painting the first-place ribbon was awarded to Larry Maslowski “Copper and Apples”, second place Antony Nelson “American Kestrel”, and third place to Daphne Clark “A Girl and Her Dog”. Honorable mentions were given to Heather Adam “The Prairie Mood”, Larry Maslowski “July 4th, 2118”, and Carol Retterath “A Day in Medora”.

Pastel painting first place ribbon was awarded to Marcia Sickler “Amazing Grace”, second place to Barbara Nechiporenko “Prairie Road”, and third place to Daphne Clark “Grace”.

Photography ribbon awardees were, first place Austin Stockert “Avatar”, second Carla Leland “Away to Me”, and third place to Rachel Malelky Teller of Stories”. Honorable mention ribbons were given to Sabrina Dolezal “Timeless Freedom”, Carla Leland “Light ‘er Up”, Bob Thomas “Foggy Friday” and Austin Stockert “17th and Lafayette”.

In the watercolor category first place  was awarded to Carla Rustad “Faithful”, Cameron Brown “King of the Prairie”, and third place LuAnn Senescall “Tiny Town”. Honorable mentions went to Antony Brown “6 Sails”, and Cameron Brown “Cone Flower”. Best of Show in the Professional division was awarded to Janelle Stoneking “Resilience”.

Amateur division consisted of five categories: dimensional art, drawing/ pastel, painting, mixed media, and photography.

Ribbons in dimensional art were first place Kirk Maize “Big Leaf Maple Vase”, Samantha Wohletz “Bowl”, Keisha Sparks “Belongs to a FCS Teacher”, and honorable mention to Rebecca Ferderer “Love Unadulterated”.

In drawing/pastel Linda Maize was first place with “Falls Palette”, second was Hannah Hardy “Avocado”, third was Crystal Fahlsing “The Sassy Bossy”, and Natalie Gessele won honorable mention ribbons for “Little Joe” Cartwright”, and “Ballerina I”.

The awardees in mixed media were first place Martie Kenitzer “Bloom”, Mark Reis “Happy Holidays to All”, third place Tyler Patterson “Teddy’s Park”, and honorable mention to Linda Maize “Sunflower Vase”.

Painting award winners were first place Hannah Hardy “Still Life”, second Kathleen Stromstad “Anda”, and third Kent Van Ells “Swans by the Palace”. Honorable mention ribbons were awarded to Judith Johnson “Spring Thaw”, Steve Yost “Mr. Rabbit”, Kent Van Ells “Giant”, Kirsten Schmitt “Americas First Motorcycle”, Kathleen Stromstad “The Lone Tree”, Mary Helfrich “Glory”, Chantel Fugere “ Go with the Flow”, Jessica Dukart “Opposites Attract”, and James Cannata “Morning Peaks”.

In photography Dayna Blauer was first with “Our Happy Place”, second Briana Papineau “Flow and Flourish”, and third Ruth Heley “Makoshika Shadows”. Honorable mention ribbons were awarded to; Carrie Kovask “Road Less Traveled”, Kristen Schmitt “Attitude”, Amanda Wright “Twisted Tree”, and Jen Wyckoff “Teedie’s Retreat”.

Women Impowering Women awarded the amateur ribbon to Chantel Fugere “ Mint Jelly Dream”.

The judges best of show Amateur division was awarded to Hannah Hardy for “Portrait”.