ARTISTS

‘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,…

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…

Plains Art Museum Brings Back Free Noon Holiday Concerts

The free event is celebrating its 21st year.

FARGO, N.D. – The three week event brings in local musicians including students and established artists to play from noon to one from Monday to Thursday. There will also be meals available for purchase. The museum hopes through this event more people check out all it has to offer. “Oh, I think it’s great to like I said, get people…

LIVE: Rourke Art Museum Gives Sneak Peek at Annual Exhibition

The 60th Annual Midwestern Exhibition features pieces from more than 90 artists

MOORHEAD, MN– KVRR’s Maggie LaMere speaks with the museum’s executive director about the pieces on exhibit for the 60th Annual Midwestern Exhibition. The pieces will be on exhibit through September 1st. Categories: Morning – In The Community Tags: 60th Annual Midwestern Exhibition, ARTISTS, rourke art museum

Rourke Art Museum Displays Local Art with Annual Exhibition

The 60th Annual Midwestern Exhibition features pieces from more than 90 artists

MOORHEAD, MN– Moorhead’s Rourke Art Museum is displaying the talent we have right here in the Red River Valley with its 60th Annual Midwestern Exhibition. The exhibition features curated pieces from more than 90 local and regional artists. Paintings, drawings, photographs, sculptures and video can be found in the museum. A museum staff member says the exhibition is about celebrating…

Gallery 4 Reopens after Making Its Move to Roberts Street

The gallery showcases works of art made by local artists

FARGO, N.D. — A local art gallery is back up and running after renovations to its old location made owners relocate. Gallery 4 is now on Roberts Street near the federal courthouse in downtown Fargo. It used to be on Broadway. The museum shows many different works all done by local artists. Along with showing off their masterpieces, the artists take…

Artists Speak On Human Rights Through Artwork at Plains Art Museum

The art is being showcased at the 2nd annual North Dakota Human Rights Arts Festival

FARGO, N.D. – Plains Art Museum is showcasing human rights-focused art of 35 different artists. The art is being showcased at the 2nd annual North Dakota Human Rights Arts Festival. Pastor Joe of St. Mark’s Lutheran Church is one of the 35 artists participating in the festival. His piece is called “Bright Sky.” “This is a painting I did last summer…

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…

Studio Crawl Will Let People Explore Artists’ Spaces

Artists across all mediums will be opening up their studios to the public

FARGO, N.D. — If you’ve ever wanted to see how art across all mediums is made, there’s a chance this weekend. Fargo–Moorhead Visual Artists is hosting the annual Studio Crawl, where artists are opening their doors to you. You can see all sorts of art processes, including ceramics, glass, and paint. You can also chat with the artists to learn more…