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McCrossan Boy’s Ranch Commission

McCrossan Boy’s Ranch Commission

We are looking for an artist to create a commemorative art piece for the annual McCrossan Boy’s Ranch Banquet.  This year’s speaker is Tom Brokaw and the theme for the event is Failure is Not Forever.  We would like the piece to have a western feel and we are open to image ideas.  The art […]

Grow A Scene – February

Grow A Scene – February

Grow A Scene: Film/Media  Last month’s event was an amazing success!  Carlos de Leon led an in-depth discussion on the challenges and solutions facing the Sioux Falls film scene.  The conversation was so great, the building had to shut down before we finished!  We’re already seeing new projects under development that started that night. DOUBLE […]

Grow A Scene – December

Grow A Scene – December

BUILD A BETTER ART SCENE! Last month we hosted a panel of editors to field questions on literary art submissions.  The conversation was mediated by Thea Miller Ryan and we had an amazing turn out!  We had to ask people to leave at the end because the facility needed to shut down.  That is how you […]

November – Professional Development Seminar

November – Professional Development Seminar

ZACH HAMILTON WAS FANTASTIC! Artist self care is a very real issue and Zach Hamilton gave a lot of tools and techniques to stay motivated and on task.  Another important portion of care is copyright protection. Jared Clark of Cutler & Donahoe, one of only a handful of intellectual property lawyers in the state, will present […]

November – Grow A Scene

November – Grow A Scene

BUILD A BETTER ART SCENE! Kara Dirkson had a fantastic presentation at last month’s event.  Also, a big thanks to Larry Rehfeld and Jodi Lundgren for coming out and doing portfolio reviews. On November 9th, the focus will shift to local authors!  Mediated by Thea MIiller Ryan, there will be a panel consisting of representatives from […]

Grow A Scene – October

Grow A Scene – October

BUILD A BETTER ART SCENE! We kicked off Grow A Scene last month with musicians.  Thank you to everyone who came down!  On October 26th, we’ll have it geared towards Visual Artists with special guest speaker Kara Dirkson.   “Kara has a connoisseur’s eye for art and understands the economics behind it. She completed an accreditation […]

Professional Development Seminar – October

Professional Development Seminar – October

Last month’s seminar with Matt Luke of Complete Media, Inc. was fantastic.  We had a tremendous response and everyone rated him very high as a speaker. This month, we’ll have Zach Hamilton of Leapfrog Business Solutions and Siouxland Community Development Corporation.  Zach is a life coach that will help you learn how to set realistic […]

Professional Development Series

Professional Development Series

DREAM OF MAKING A LIVING AT YOUR ART? Then you definitely want to check out our professional development series. This once a month luncheon will focus on various topics related to pursuing your dream of becoming a professional artist. We’ll get together at noon on the third Wednesday of the month at Utopia (the cafe […]

Grow A Scene

Grow A Scene

BUILD A BETTER ART SCENE! In partnership with the Museum of Visual Materials, the Arts Council presents a networking opportunity meant for artists.  Sioux Falls has a fantastic and widespread art scene.  The disadvantage of this is we sometimes lose track of one another and what else is going on in the scene.  Grow A Scene […]

Coffee Time

Coffee Time

Like to talk about art?  Like coffee?  Join us every first and third Monday at Black Sheep Coffee on 10th to talk about art and the local art scene!  We meet at 9 am and its a great chance to meet with the Arts Council.  We’re excited to have you come down!