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Rob and Eric Thomas-Suwall on Collecting Art in North Dakota and the One Work Everyone Tries to Sit On

In the handful of years since collectors Rob and Eric Thomas-Suwall purchased their first artwork in 2016 (which they discovered here), the couple has assembled a covetable—and trendsetting—collection of Surrealism-inspired contemporary art by primarily women-identifying and queer artists.   A surgeon and a political theory professor who live in the tiny town Minot, North Dakota, the couple are far from your typical urban-dwelling, finance-industry art ...

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UND Art Collections Hosts Fourth Annual North Dakota Human Rights Arts Festival at the Empire Arts Canter – Dakota Student

The exhibit will be held at the UND Art Collections Gallery at the Empire through March 4 and is free and open to the public This year’s festival started in January at the Plains Art Museum in Fargo, showcasing the work of 50 artists from drawings and poetry to virtual reality. 2020 being a challenging year, it was hard for organizers to know what to expect for the festival’s outcome with the pandemic continuing to affect everyday life. Festival Chair, Sean Coffman, explained ...

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Williston artists receive North Dakota Art, Culture, and Vibrancy award

Pieces of infrastructure decorated for a community project in Williston are being recognized with a state award. Over the last few months, area artists were given the chance to decorate more than 20 utility boxes as part of a community enhancement project. Wednesday, Gov. Doug Burgum announced that Williston was being honored with the 2020 Main Street North Dakota Art, Culture, and Vibrancy award. ...

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North Dakota coronavirus news, Sept. 19: Several testing events set this week | Health

Coronavirus FAQWhat is the coronavirus? The coronavirus outbreak started in Wuhan, China, in late 2019 and has spread worldwide. The new virus causes a disease known as COVID-19. The virus is part of a larger family of coronaviruses, which can lead to illnesses ranging from a mild common cold to more severe respiratory diseases such as SARS and MERS. Who is at risk and ...

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