Xcel Energy Gallery
Each year, Fargo Moorhead Visual Artists (FMVA) presents the Studio Crawl, a popular, free event that gives the community access to professional artists’ studios. The Studio Crawl is an opportunity for people to meet artists, see demonstrations, and purchase their work. As a collaboration between the Museum and FMVA, the Museum is proud to announce a preview exhibition, containing artwork from participating artists displayed a month prior to the studio crawl weekend. This year’s Studio Crawl will take place on Saturday and Sunday, October 6-7, and will feature 38 studios. Including Hannaher’s, Inc. Print Studio inside Plains Art Museum.
The Museum would like to thank the Fargo Moorhead Visual Artists for their partnership. FMVA promotes and supports the visual arts through exhibition opportunities, artist talks, professional development workshops, networking seminars, critiques, and the annual Studio Crawl. For more information about FMVA, visit fmva.org.
Generously sponsored by the McKnight Foundation.
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.View Exhibition
Athena LaTocha (b. Anchorage, Alaska) is a Hunkpapa Lakota/Keweenaw Bay Ojibwe artist, currently living in New York. Buffalo Prairie (Slow Burn) is monumental ink wash drawing created by Athena LaTocha during her residency inside the Katherine Kilbourne Burgum Center for Creativity at Plains Art Museum May 2-June 4, 2019.View Exhibition
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.View Exhibition
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.View Exhibition
While the Tallgrass Prairie is a community made up of a great diversity of species, Fragile Preservation represents a selection of them.View Exhibition