The Northwest Arts Center in the Gordon B. Olson Library at Minot State University is showing its Walter Piehl through December 16. “Father and Son: The Beast Within Us”, an exhibition by the artists Paul Noot, Bismarck and Dakota Noot, Los Angeles Gallery.
A public reception for the artists will take place today from 6:30 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. in the Galerie Walter Piehl. At 7 p.m. there will be a gallery talk with the artists. Exhibition and reception are free and public. Masks are not required, but people who are not fully vaccinated or are considered at risk are encouraged to wear masks.
Both Paul and Dakota Noot will be attending the Art Seminar series on Friday at 12 noon at the Aleshire Theater in Hartnett Hall, Minot State. An open discussion with the artists is planned. In partnership with the Minot State University Art Department, the art seminars’ presentations provide students and the general public with an opportunity to learn about the work, life and experiences of guest artists attending the university. This event is also free and public.
According to the Northwest Arts Center, art is father and son “Explores our connections between humans and animals in a kaleidoscope of colors. Rich textures and bright colors collide and give the works of art a touch of dreamlike fantasy or science fiction. “ The exhibition “Offers viewers an opportunity to reflect on their own relationships with the natural world, with animals they come into contact with, and with the beast within themselves.”
The Northwest Art Gallery is open Tuesday through Friday from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Saturday from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. It is closed on public holidays. The Walter Piehl Gallery is located in the basement of the Gordon B. Olson Library at Minot State University with its own entrance on the south side of the library. The exhibition and the associated events are free and public.
Father & Son is sponsored by the North Dakota Art Gallery Association (NDAGA), a statewide service organization for nonprofit museums and galleries, and is funded in part by a grant from the North Dakota Council on the Arts, made by. The state legislature and the National Endowment for the Arts are funded.