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Art Educators’ Exhibition

September 23, 2021 - January 8, 2022

Starion Bank Gallery

Fargo Moorhead Visual Artists (FMVA), North Dakota Arts Education Association (NDAEA) and Plains Art Museum are coming together to promote and support our state and regional arts educators. This joint exhibition features the artwork of art educators and artists who directly interact in educating others in the visual arts. We recognize this special group of educators, instructors, and advocates who inspire new generations of artists and support their contributions to our communities. The Art Educators’ Exhibition is sponsored by the FMVA and NDAEA. Help us celebrate art educators, instructors, and advocates who contribute to our communities and inspire new generations of artists!

left to right: Nancy Leier, Murphy, Acrylic on canvas, Courtesy of the artist • Cynthia McGuire Thiel, Silk Gown, Silk Fabric, Courtesy of the artist • Vada Murphy, Cloud No. 1, Soft sculpture, Courtesy of the artist • Kathy Luther, In and Out, Mosaic, Courtesy of the artist • Daniel Johnson, Listening for the Voice of God, Cold cast bronze, Courtesy of the artist

Ongoing Exhibitions

No Time For Despair

Ongoing
No Time For Despair

To say that right now is the ideal time to make art that speaks directly to the people about social justice is an understatement. Because the very nature of art is to undertake or assume the role of a healer by shading light on the human condition.

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City Geode

Ongoing
City Geode
S.P.A.C.E. Sculpture

City Geode, created and installed in May 2019 by students and Professor Josh Zeis from NDSU is the latest creation. In response to the work, the lead artists said, “What is a city? This City Geode incorporates many of the things that we thought a city needs; buildings, streets, electricity, drainage, and above all else, the human spirit.

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Bee in Flight

Ongoing
Bee in Flight

Community artist and school art teacher MeLissa Kossick, who guides youth classes at the Museum on art, gardens, and pollinators, has created an enchanting mosaic design in the Creativity Pathway in the Serkland Gallery called Bee in Flight.

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The North Dakota Mural

Ongoing
The North Dakota Mural

Drawing on his childhood memories of the Great Plains, he created a work that speaks to the wide open spaces, huge vistas, and ocean-like skies of the region.

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Fragile Preservation

Ongoing
Fragile Preservation
A Tallgrass Community

While the Tallgrass Prairie is a community made up of a great diversity of species, Fragile Preservation represents a selection of them.

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