Fred J. Donath Memorial Gallery
On Place exhibits the work of three of the Midwest’s most experienced photographers culminating in 45 images from their excursions along the region’s back roads, broad landscape, rivers, and small towns.
It is primarily a love of the land and the traditional film-based process of landscape photography that has brought these artists together time and again. On Place explores their combined experience of 140 years photographing the world’s places – the landscapes and the human influence on those lands. These works encourage viewers to consider the variation and scope of each photographer’s perspective as well as all of our individual experiences. As evidence of their individual visions, the exhibition features groupings of three photographs of the same subject, one by each photographer. Individually, all three photographers’ work can be found in the collections of many major museums, in publications, and in various television programs. Gudmundson resides in rural Minnesota, Klipper in Minneapolis, and Hokanson in La Crosse, Wisconsin.
Funded by the WINDROSE Fund.
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
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