Karen Bakke to be Medora’s “Artist in Residence”


 – The Theodore Roosevelt Medora Foundation is pleased to announce that it will be hosting Karen Bakke, of Fargo, ND, as Artist in Residence August 6 through August 12.

Studio-style painting demonstrations, a gallery exhibit, and one and two-day painting workshops will be available for visitors and members of the public throughout the week. Bakke’s Medora studio will be located at the End of the Trail building in downtown Medora.

Bakke has worked as a professional artist for over 38 years and comments,

 “Art is my passion and profession. Working as a muralist, fine artist and graphic designer since 1976, I’ve just been living the dream. And to do it in Medora — I couldn’t imagine a more beautiful setting for artistic inspiration.”

The “Painting the Badlands” workshops will be held Wednesday and Thursday, August 6 and 7, from  9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. at the End of Trail studio. This in-depth painting workshop (participation limited to 10-12 people) is designed to stimulate participants’ creative thinking and problem solving. One day workshops cost $100. Two-day workshops cost $175.

For more information or to register contact Karen Bakke at 701-866-1152 or at www.KarenBakkeArt.com

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