Watermark Art Center with exhibition “Earth Matters”


August 31st – The BEMIDJI – Watermark Art Center will show Earth Matters on Friday 3rd September, a contemporary, internationally judged exhibition.

“Earth Matters,” sponsored by the Surface Design Association, is an exhibition that examines how environmental considerations are incorporated into the creation of art, according to a press release.

The SDA will host an online reception on Thursday, September 23rd, at 6 p.m. The juror Nnenna Okore from “Earth Matters” and the award winners Linda Belden, Emily Sullivan Smith, Sandi Goldstein and Ruth Tabancay will be introduced at the reception. This event will include judges’ notes, artist presentations, and the opportunity to network with fellow attendees in a small group, the press release said.

“Juror Nnenna Okore, a Fulbright Prize winner, has a passion for environmental issues and is currently involved in collaborative environmental projects in Australia,” the press release said. “During her long career as an artist, researcher and teacher, she has dealt with ecological issues in artistic practice, pedagogy and social engagement.”

Pre-registration is required. To register, visit www.surfacedesign.org.

The exhibition runs until October 30th. A virtual gallery of “Earth Matters” will also be available online. For more information, call (218) 444-7570 or visit watermarkartcenter.org/earth-matters.


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