Featured Artist

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 […]

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 […]

FEATURED VISUAL ARTIST: LAUREN ANDERSON

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 […]

FEATURED VISUAL ARTIST: MICHAEL DANIELS

Sioux Falls, S.D. — The Sioux Falls Arts Council will feature MICHAEL DANIELS as January and February’s Featured Visual Artist.   Michael specializes in portrait photography as well as outdoor scenic art. Michael’s journey began when he first took photography classes in high school, and has been hooked ever since. Michael loves the opportunity to be able to get creative behind the camera and to capture amazing moments in people’s lives as well as the beauty of nature. He enjoys making his customers happy and looks forward to their reactions when they see their finished product.  Michael and his wife decided to take what he loves to do to the next level by turning it into a small, family run business. Through their business, they get the chance to meet many great people and provide them with photos of moments they will cherish forever. Sioux Falls Imagined: A Cultural Plan for a Vibrant and Prosperous City, approved by the City of Sioux Falls in July 2014, named the Sioux Falls Arts Council as the organization given […]

Featured Visual Artist: Richard Krueger

Sioux Falls, S.D. — The Sioux Falls Arts Council will feature RICHARD KRUEGER as November and December’s Featured Visual Artist. Krueger will be on display from November until the end of December. RICHARD KRUEGER is originally from Milwaukee, WI. He studied art at the University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee campus and has worked in watercolor, pastels, sculpture, and […]

Featured Visual Artist: Klaire Lockheart

Sioux Falls, S.D. — The Sioux Falls Arts Council will feature KLAIRE LOCKHEART as September and October’s Featured Visual Artist. Lockheart will be on display from September until the end of October. KLAIRE LOCKHEART believes that the concept of femininity, is vastly complex and absurd, consisting of modern expectations paired with old social customs. From an early […]

Featured Visual Artist Melanie Ratzlaff

Sioux Falls, S.D. — The Sioux Falls Arts Council will feature MELANIE RATZLAFF as July and August’s Featured Visual Artist. Ratzlaff will be on display from July until the end of August. MELANIE RATZLAFF’S artwork includes unconventional materials such as VHS tapes, pop cans, and recycled paper to create artwork that is a contemporary interpretation of her Lakota […]

Featured Visual Artist Regina Brunz

Sioux Falls, S.D. — The Sioux Falls Arts Council will feature REGINA BRUNZ as May and June’s Featured Visual Artist. Brunz will be on display from May until the end of June. REGINA WILLIAM BRUNZ’s artwork is characterized by contrasting intensity (saturated colors, high contrast, movement) with “breathing space” (predictable patterns, geometrics, and areas of flat color). Regina’s recent work […]