BAGA Fall Art Show

Honored to receive the BAGA Board Award and to be chosen for display at the Clairmont Center Gallery, University of Mary

Art video- (click on the photo to begin video)

Dakota Blessings art video, 2014

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Faith

“Nature is God’s Art work” images are copyright of DakotaBlessings/ it is illegal to print or use these images without permission   please click on this link to view art video

Music ~ Prayer without Words

Music is memories for me – learning music with a fabulous piano teacher, the patient hands of my church organist guiding me through the hymns, teaching youth, and listening to an elderly woman hum along to Amazing Grace- even though she no longer speaks. Music ~ memories from the heart. images are copyright of DakotaBlessings/ it […]

Wildlife

~~Seek ~~ simple beauty (all images are copyright of DakotaBlessings/ it is illegal to print or use these without permission)

Charcoals, Portraits and Zentangle

There is something so fun about grabbing a few pencils & eraser~ and creating a simple pose of a child, or a generational picture of families.   Of course, adding some pastels with my son in a wheat field is a great choice too ! My daughter and I had a wonderful trip to Rhode Island […]

North Dakota ~ simplicity on the prairie

I had the pleasure of growing up on a farm in N.D., seeing the beauty of the flax turn color and the wheat fields swaying in the breeze.  Inspiration is all around – the sunrise/sunsets, open prairies, national wildlife refuges-seeing ducks, geese, deer-along with a few coyotes and mountain lion !   The palette of colors-the […]

Dogs are not our whole life ~ but they make our lives whole

I simply love to paint dogs –  any breed- any size !  People have amazing  dog stories , always happy memories~ that pure unconditional love they felt.   My dog often sits at my feet as I paint, keeping me company, holding a pose so I can get the right look !!   Dogs are love- and who […]