Art

Amped School of Music Holds Bake Sale and Art Fundraiser

Money raised will go towards tuition, instruments, and keeping up with the facility

FARGO, N.D. — There’s a way you can buy some sweet treats while also supporting music students. Amped School of Music has their third annual bake sale. Students, teachers, and community members donated art and baked goods to sell. Money raised will go towards student tuition, instruments, and keeping up with the facility. Amped School of Music was started in 2018…

Fargo Families Make Pinwheels at Plains Art Museum’s Kidquest

Families create different art projects every month

FARGO, N.D. — Families in Fargo are putting pastels to pinwheels. The Plains Art Museum is putting on its monthly Kidquest event, where families can walk through the museum and create an art project together. This month, they’re making plastic pinwheels and decorating them using markers and oil pastels. They’re allowed to make two pinwheels: one for themselves, and one for…

Morph II Art Exhibit Displays Sculptures Made out of Mannequins

Body parts are painted, then combined into sculptures

FARGO, N.D. — The West Acres Mall is displaying a new art exhibit involving something usually seen in clothing stores. The Morph II Art exhibit features paintings done on the body parts of mannequins. Each painting is then transformed into an abstract sculpture. Students of the Plains School of Abstract Painting made the sculptures, and the parts came from one…

Chiseling a New Tradition: Ice Sculptors Compete in Detroit Lakes

The MN S'Nice Competition has been part of Polar Fest for two years

DETROIT LAKES, Minn. — As snow swirled through the air in Detroit Lakes, some artists kept warm by lighting a torch, slicing through fresh ice, and crafting together a frozen treasure. “It is so much fun just to sit here and watch them do their work,” said Scott Walz, the organizer of the MN Sn’Ice ice sculpting competition held in Detroit…

Moorhead Public Service Wants Your Help; What Designs Should Be on the Next Water Tower?

Visual representation often speaks louder than words

MOORHEAD, Minn. — Moorhead Public Service is building a new water tower in the Southside Neighborhood and wants to know what you think it should look like. The same two artists who have designed the last two are part of the project and share their thoughts at the first open forum. Moorhead Public Service is asking for ideas to put…

U.S.’ Longest-Running Artist Gallery Co-op Celebrates 44 Years in Business

Gallery 4 will move from 114 Broadway North to 115 Roberts Street in Fargo

FARGO, N.D. — One of America’s longest running artist gallery co-ops is right here in Fargo. Scott Seiler fell in love with photography as a kid. But as he grew up, that passion evolved. “It went into video and then it went into photography and then I started to have more of a love for the landscapes of North Dakota so…

Holiday Art Market Showcases Work Across Numerous Mediums

Over a dozen local artists are featured

FARGO, N.D. — If you want to get Christmas shopping done while supporting local talent, the holiday art market is the place for you. The Arts Partnership is hosting their second annual market. Over a dozen artists are showing off their work. Some are in–studio and others are guest artists. There’s art of all mediums you can eat, wear or use…

Plains Art Museum Hosts Native American Arts and Crafts Festival

There was art of all mediums ranging from jewelry to painting to pottery

FARGO, N.D. — The Plains Art Museum is celebrating Native American Heritage Month with a festival dedicated to Native arts and crafts. Artists from the Dakotas, Minnesota, and Wisconsin were there to show and sell their work. There was art of all mediums ranging from jewelry to painting to pottery. Artists applied to the festival by showing their original work, and…

Fargo Park District Hosts November’s “Awesome Art Afternoon”

Kids can create are to take home without the mess

FARGO, N.D. — If your kids love art but you hate having to clean up after them, there’s a way they can still get their creative juices flowing. The Fargo Park District has “Awesome Art Afternoons,” where kids of all ages can create art to take home. All supplies are provided, from markers to feathers to googly eyes. The event is…

Welcome to Agincourt: How Local Artist Brings Make-Believe Iowa Town to Life

What started off as an idea during a commercial break has now turned into a living, breathing story

MOORHEAD, Minn. — You won’t find this small Iowa town on a map, but you will find it at the Rourke Art Gallery Museum in Moorhead. KVRR’s Jessie Cohen tells us how one NDSU professor turned artist and architect has brought his story to life. What started off as an idea during a commercial break has now turned into a…