Kara Dirkson

Sioux Falls Arts Council Announces New Executive Director

Sioux Falls (November 6, 2019) After an extensive search, the Sioux Falls Arts Council (SFAC) has named Kellen Boice Executive Director starting November 1, 2019. Boice recently left the Sioux Falls Design Center after serving six years as Executive Director. She has more than 15 years of experience working in the arts sector and holds […]

Featured Arts Exhibit: Amanda Boerger

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, […]

Featured Arts Exhibit: ‘Developing Story’ by John W. Snyder

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, […]

LAUNCH OF CITY HALL ART EXHIBITS INITIATIVE

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 Display at City Hall. Featuring public art in City Hall gives local artists an opportunity to display their talents to the community […]

FEATURED VISUAL ARTIST: MARY PAYTON

Sioux Falls, S.D. — The SFAC features a new visual artist every two months in an effort to give artists who have not yet had a solo exhibition in Sioux Falls the chance to do so. Artists are selected by a panel of jurors and are then presented to the public in a celebratory open […]

Featured Arts Exhibition: Sanford Arts

The SFAC features a new exhibition every two months in an effort to give artists and organizations who have not yet had a solo exhibition in Sioux Falls the chance to do so. Artists are selected by a panel of jurors and are then presented to the public in a celebratory open house. These events […]

Sioux Falls Arts Council Seeking New Executive Director

Sioux Falls (May 30, 2019) The Sioux Falls Arts Council (SFAC) is seeking a new executive director to serve as a collaborative leader and champion for the arts across the Sioux Empire. This position will be responsible for the implementation of the SFAC strategic vision and overall administration of the organization. The SFAC is seeking a […]

Mayor brings rotating exhibit of local art to Sioux Falls City Hall

Sioux Falls, S.D.- via  Joe Sneve, Sioux Falls Argus Leader Mayor Paul TenHaken wants more Sioux Falls and regional artists highlighted in the city, so this week the first-term mayor and former Dordt College art major announced a new rotating art exhibit at City Hall. During a press conference Friday morning at City Hall, TenHaken, members […]

FEATURED VISUAL ARTIST: JOE SCHAEFFER

Sioux Falls, S.D. — The SFAC features a new visual artist every two months in an effort to give artists who have not yet had a solo exhibition in Sioux Falls the chance to do so. Artists are selected by a panel of jurors and are then presented to the public in a celebratory open […]

Featured Visual Artist: Jenny Bye

Sioux Falls, S.D. — The Sioux Falls Arts Council will feature Jenny Bye as June and July’s Featured Visual Artist. Bye says,  “I became interested in pursuing encaustic painting, after a trip to Santa Fe, New Mexico, where I viewed a film explaining the encaustic process. Intrigued by the translucency in layering, and fluidity of the […]