Art

Social Distancing: Turkeys Gone Wild

Plus, More Local Art Honoring Health Care Workers

  I’ve really valued my afternoon runs during this pandemic. It’s a chance to forget all the doom and gloom headlines, get some fresh air, and stay fit in a way that’s pretty easy to maintain social distancing. Unless you run across a gang of these hooligans. I see a lot of turkeys when I run, but this was the…

Moorhead Artist Hopes To Create Smiles With Chalk Art

"Every piece that I do i'm in love with as I'm doing it so I can't say I have a favorite because I love everything I do," Owner Of Riverzen Art Kim Jore said. 

MOORHEAD, Minn. — At the Moorhead Hornbacher’s cars are speeding by, train horns are blowing and people are walking quickly in and out of the store. But off on the side a Moorhead Woman is taking things a little slower one stroke at a time. “Working on a chalk art piece my goal is to do 10 in Moorhead and…

‘It’s not just a job for us’: Local artists continue creating through pandemic

One artist's "pay what you can" initiative aims to make art accessible to everyone

FARGO, N.D. — As museums, theaters and tattoo shops remain closed, artists have been heavily impacted by the pandemic. One Fargo tattoo apprentice has made it her mission to make her art accessible to everyone during these difficult times. Although she started her “pay what you can” art initiative a couple of weeks before tattoo shops were required to close,…

Plains Art Museum Showcasing Young Artists From Local Schools

It's The 18th Annual School Spirit: Celebrating Youth Art Month.

FARGO, N.D. — Plains Art Museum is showcasing a group of talented young artists from local schools. It’s the 18th annual School Spirit: Celebrating Youth Art Month. On the 3rd floor of the building families and community members are checking out the new exhibit. The reception includes food, art making projects and music by the Fargo Moorhead Youth Symphonies. Organizers…

Meet and greet preps local artists for upcoming Creative Moorhead event

The event will take place on May 2nd

MOORHEAD, Minn. — A one-day event on May 2nd will sweep Moorhead as artists from across the city showcase their work. It’s the first year Creative Moorhead is coming to life. A meet and greet at Junkyard Brewery allowed artists to chat and gather information on how to fully prepare for the big day. From students to businesses, the event…

Locally Made Creative Cans at Junkyard Brewing

"We really wanted to give each individual beer its own personality, too," says Aaron Juhnke

MOORHEAD, Minn. —  Junkyard Brewing, Moorhead’s only craft beer business, continues to draw in new customers with its unique ever-changing beer list and keeps its faithful crowd with its “Cheers-like” atmosphere. They’ve also set themselves apart with their large beer cans they call “Crowlers” and with a quick glance, you can tell they’re a work of art.   How would…

Creatively Uncorked celebrates six years in business

The studio hosts painting parties for people of all artistic levels

WEST FARGO, N.D. — A local business celebrating its 6th year being open is hoping to bring more art awareness to the metro. Creatively Uncorked in West Fargo encourages community members to tap into their artistic side by creating take-home canvases, even if they have no painting experience. In celebration of being open for six years, the studio hosted several…

Grantley Johnson Fulfills Dream of Designing A Jersey

He was able to design a jersey for the Fargo Force hockey team.

FARGO, N.D.- Grantley Johnson is a 7 year old boy who is battling his second round of leukemia. He loves drawing and art. Grantley got the chance to design a jersey for the team that they will wear on February 22 when they play the Sioux City Musketeers during Sanford Children’s Night. Grantley was able to see his designs come…

LIVE: Coming Together As A Community Through Art At ChalkFest

Grab Your Chalk And Head To The Red River Zoo Saturday, October 5th

  Have you ever wanted to impress a wolf or a camel with your beautiful artwork? You can help turn the Red River Zoo into a mosaic of colorful art this weekend. The annual ChalkFest celebration is this Saturday, October 5th. From 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., admission is free. The zoo will provide chalk for you to decorate pretty…

West Fargo School Showcases Mural Made of Bottle Caps

An art teacher came up with the idea

WEST FARGO, N.D. — South Elementary has a new piece of art, and it’s an environmentally-friendly one. An art teacher at the school came up with the idea to create a mural last school year. Students were asked to bring in recycled bottle caps. Staff members volunteered their time over the summer to paint the backdrop and glue the caps…