BAA February 2019 updates

DSU Mind’s Eye Gallery Presents
Fine Art Prints from the DSU Collection
Dickinson State University, Lower level of Kleinfelter Building
From the storage room to the gallery walls, fine art prints from DSU’s Art Collection are seeing the light of day in the next Mind’s Eye Gallery exhibition. Decades’ worth of artworks that had been purchased, donated, or originating from within DSU’s own Fine and Performing Arts department will be on display. This exhibition will feature a cross-section of the many various printmaking techniques with a wide variety of artists, themes, and styles. The show will run February 11 – March 7 with a Reception on Thursday, February 14 from 2- 4pm. Free and open to the public.

Upcoming ND Art and Craft Shows

June 18-19, 2019
Art on the Red (formerly Grand Cities Art Fest) takes place in downtown Grand Forks and East Grand Forks on the banks of the Red River on the second full weekend of June. Hosting more than 200 artists and artisans, food vendors and entertainers, Art Fest caters to art lovers and festival-goers from around the region with two full days of art, food, kids’ activities and art projects, live entertainment and more. March 1, 2019 deadline.

June 1st deadline
Fargo and Minot “Big One” Art and Craft Fairs
The 31st Annual Fargo Fall Show includes over 320 booths showcasing products hand made from across the US. Over 200 exhibitors will fill their booths with arts, crafts and baked goods that all have a touch of being hand made. Exhibit Application Minot Christmas Show November 1st-2nd, 2019.

August 2 & 3, 2019 Capital A’Fair
Capital A’Fair is one of the areas largest summer art fairs. It features over 130 artisans from across the country and attracts thousands of local and regional visitors. Music, great food, performing arts groups and children’s activities contribute to the festive mood. The fair is located at the beautiful Capitol grounds of North Dakota. April 1st deadline.

August 6-30, 2019 Annual Square Foot Show
Show is open to all artists 18 and older. Canvases are 12″ x 12″ and are obtained through BAGA to ensure consistency. Artists may have 2 entries in any media that can be applied to canvas. All art work will be priced by BAGA at $150. June 28th deadline.

2019 Island Park Show Fargo, ND
The Island Park Show will be held on August 24-25, 2019. There will be about 160 juried arts and original craft booths featuring items such as handmade baskets, pottery, original photos of rural North Dakota, decorative wood items, clothing and much more. Hours: 10am-5pm both days. March 1st deadline.

BAA Artist Note: Beverly Haas, one of Badlands Art Association’s founding members, has many of her works on exhibit through February 23rd at BAGA, 422 E Front Street, Bismarck.

The February 2019 Newsletter is available here.