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‘Dakota Woman’ headed to Texas

November 6, 2013 in Uncategorized

Artwork depicting the evolution of early pioneering prairie women will soon be on display in Texas — including Harvey Dunn’s classic “Dakota Woman.”

Lori Holmberg, executive director of the Dakota Discovery Museum in Mitchell, said the cu…continue reading on

James Rosenquist returns home to North Dakota

October 18, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

GRAND FORKS Born in 1933 in Grand Forks, James Rosenquist will return for his 80th birthday celebration at 4 p.m. Sunday at the North Dakota Museum of Art, where his 17-by-46-foot painting, “Through the Eye of the Needle to the Anvil,” awaits his arrival. Continue Reading

Painting the town red

July 2, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

Dickinson city employee Amanda Rambousek paints a fire hydrant on State Avenue on Tuesday afternoon. Continue Reading

Dickinson High School senior’s art to hang in Washington, D.C.

May 24, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

Dickinson High School senior Mandy Marboe was announced Friday as the winner of the 2013 Congressional Art Competition winner for her piece titled “Determination.” Continue Reading

Pairing painting and music

February 21, 2013 in Alexandria Echo Press

If you check the dictionary, art is most simply defined as “The activity of creating beautiful things.”
The word itself, small and unassuming, doesn’t make distinctions. Its three letters are big enough to include everything adding beauty to the world. Continue Reading

Artists aim for exposure

December 6, 2012 in The Daily Republic

The Mitchell Area Arts Council Member Show, which is now open through Jan. 20 in the rotating gallery at the Dakota Discovery Museum. Continue Reading

Painting by artist who attended DWU given to university

August 2, 2012 in The Daily Republic

It’s been more than 50 years, but Marilyn Sunderman is still making an impression at Dakota Wesleyan University. Continue Reading

Faces and Places: Michigan woman paints barn quilt on farmstead building

July 15, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

Sylva Daws painted the 8-by-8-foot Star of Eden quilt earlier this month and Greg, her husband, mounted it on a farmstead building on the east side of North Dakota Highway 35, a few miles north of Michigan. Continue Reading

Wells Fargo employees donate time with Habitat for Humanity

June 27, 2012 in The Daily Republic

About 30 volunteers representing Wells Fargo and Habitat for Humanity painted and spruced up a single-story house off Sanborn Boulevard for Habitat’s “A Brush with Kindness” program. Continue Reading

GF man brightens up the neighborhood … one dot at a time

April 30, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

Jimmy Deitz, who owns the house at the corner of University Avenue and North Sixth Street in Grand Forks, got the notion to cover the building in polka dots from a painter friend. Continue Reading