Marlena Myles is one of few Dakota women creating digital art. Her work highlights indigenous culture with aesthetic appeal and educational opportunities. In addition to gallery showings, her many projects include illustrations for the books Kikta Wo/Kikta Ye!
Kelly Schultz has a fascination with fascinators and hats. Her Bemidji-based Angeline Alice Millinery began after she was was inspired by head adornments worn by guests at the wedding of Prince William and Kate Middleton in April of 2011.
Dee Furfaro, Lenore Siems and April Larson make up the celtic, folk, bluegrass band Caleigh. They've been making sweet, soulful music together for 20 years. They recently stopped by the KBXE studio and talked with Area Voices producer Katie Carter about their history and the song-writing process.
In addition to its multiple gallery spaces exhibiting artwork created in locales ranging from across town to across the globe, the Watermark Art Center is home to an educational space that hosts learning opportunties for artists of all ages on a regular basis. Beadwork pouches, jewelry, paper marbeling, christmas ornament creating and paper sculptures are just a few classes offered during the past year.