Bachmeier elected Higher Education Coordinator for NDAEA Board of Directors

The North Dakota Art Education Association, a state affiliate of the National Art Education Association, completed its statewide election on May 15 and announced its new 12 member Board of Directors. Brad Bachmeier, elected as Higher Education Coordinator, had served as Executor of the new non-profit and also served on its founding board in 2019. The organization’s mission is to activate, inspire […]

Art Ed. Org continues work with ‘Art Kits’ for children at Churches United

MSUM’s Art Education Student Organization President Paige Busby continues the group’s work of helping to run a Saturday Art Club for children experiencing homelessness. The Art Ed. Org’s  “Art Kits” are pre-packaged art supplies and activities that have been dropped off at the shelter to help students find some therapeutic activity, joy, and stress relief during the current pandemic.

Art Education community outreach featured in Area Woman Magazine

The April/May issue of AW Magazine’s “Art That Moves” article features an interactive hallway mural project recently completed at Deer Creek Elementary School in West Fargo. The project features a collaboration with Lindsay Opp, the school’s Art teacher (and MSUM alumna) working with 12 current School of Art students and faculty who volunteered over 100 hours to make the project […]

Bachmeier Selected for Grand Canyon-Parashant National Monument Artist in Residence

After a national jury process, MSUM Professor of Art Education, Brad Bachmeier was one of only two artists selected for the program “which is based on artistic caliber, the artwork’s ability to communicate the values and processes of Parashant, and to meet the needs and scope of the Monument’s priorities.” The Grand Canyon-Parashant National Monument’s Artist-in-Residence (AIR) Program allows professionals the […]

GIVV Up, Help Others

Startup Weekend team develops tool for nonprofits By Danielle Rebel What would you be willing to give up in order to help others? That’s the question the winning team at Fargo’s Startup Weekend asked and answered. In just a few short days, the team turned a question into a functioning, reliable nonprofit fundraising platform: GIVV App.