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.
In light of both local movements working to create awareness and to stop sexual exploitation of indigenous women and the international #MMIW (“Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women”) awareness campaign, Bring Her Home: The Stolen Daughters of Turtle Island highlights the ongoing epidemic of missing and murdered indigenous women.View Exhibition
Originally from Serbia (former Yugoslavia), Zoran Mojsilov is a Minnesota-based sculptor boldly working in stone, steel, and wood. His work has appeared in international museums, galleries, and public venues, including Socrates Sculpture Park, NY; Runnymede Sculpture Farm, CA; and DeCordova Museum and Sculpture Park, MA.View Exhibition
Students at participating universities will explore where they once were as compared to where they are now. How does one identify, find, and create a home?View Exhibition
Since 2011, a group of emerging and professional artists has met weekly at the Plains Art Museum and our Katherine Kilbourne Burgum Center for Creativity for a painting class led by one of Fargo’s most prominent and ambitious abstract painters, Marjorie Schlossman.View Exhibition
Teaching artists are at the heart of Plains Art Museum. These passionate community arts educators lead a variety of programs– from school tours and art experiences to advanced adult classes.View Exhibition