Angelica Mercado-Ford


CITY HALL ART EXHIBITS INITIATIVE ROTATIONAL ART GALLERY AT CITY HALL The City of Sioux Falls is committed to promoting the arts by exhibiting the works of talented artists who contribute greatly to the health and vitality of our community, through the Rotational Art Gallery at City Hall. Featuring public art in City Hall gives local artists an […]

Featured Arts Exhibit: Jon Nguyen

The SFAC features a new exhibition every two months in an effort to give emerging artists and arts organizations an opportunity to showcase their work. Artists are selected by a panel of jurors and are then presented to the public in a celebratory open house. These events are free and open to the public. Wine, […]


(December 4, 2019) The Sioux Falls Arts Council is now taking applications for the 2020 Featured Arts Program exhibits at the Sioux Falls Arts Council Community Gallery. In response to the need for alternative exhibition opportunities for emerging artists and arts organizations as noted in Sioux Falls Imagined, our city’s Cultural Plan, the SFAC created […]

Recycled Rainbows: Changing the World One Idea at a Time

What is it that drives the creativity within the mind of a young child? Is it the exposure to other mediums of art fashioned from the perspectives of well-refined and endlessly experienced creators? Perhaps it is the inspired desire of a blossoming imagination, eager to replicate in real life what they otherwise would find living […]

Sioux Falls Arts Council to Provide Scholarships for Summer Arts Programs

Sioux Falls, SD – (May 22 2018) The Sioux Falls Arts Council is looking to promote accessibility to the arts for all ages.   To that end, we seek to reimburse organizations that provide summer arts programming for children between the ages of 5 and 18 and offer scholarships or tuition fee waivers to children who […]


Sioux Falls, S.D. — The Sioux Falls Arts Council will feature Lauren Anderson as March and April’s Featured Visual Artist. Anderson says, “through a happy accident I have stumbled upon a new way of painting in which I only have begun to explore. This accident came in the form of coffee, which has become the basis […]

2018 South Dakota State Arts Conference- Something for Every Art Enthusiast

  Sioux Falls, SD (April 5, 2018) Arts South Dakota, the South Dakota Arts Council and the Sioux Falls Arts Council are excited to welcome art enthusiasts from every corner of the state to converge at the Downtown Holiday Inn City Centre in Sioux Falls, SD for the 2018 South Dakota State Arts Conference on May […]

The Sioux Falls Arts Council Announces Resignation of Executive Director

SIOUX FALLS, SD (March 9, 2017) Executive Director Kara Dirkson gave notice to the Board of her intent to resign in early February.  Her last day with the organization was Friday, February 23, 2018. “We appreciate Kara’s efforts in 2017 to help us advance the mission of the Arts Council, and we wish her well […]