Fever Dreams: Explorations in Oil by Heather Thomas Olson

Exhibit ends June 28

Don’t miss this exhibit featuring works in oil by Heather Thomas Olson. Olson is an American oil painter who lives in Western North Dakota and paints full time in her home studio. Heather has been a painter and creative her entire life and became a disciplined daily painter in 2019. Her work is on a broad spectrum of realism and surrealism that includes portraiture, plants, animals, still life and landscape. Heather draws her inspiration from the alternative – the Avante Garde, Peewee Herman, gothic and weird pop art, low art and outsider art. She’s also influenced by Sargent, Sorolla, Flemish and Dutch painters, and Bouguereau.

The Artwork of Member Artist Bobbie Lee


Bobbie grew up in Stanley, North Dakota. After high school she studied Fine Art at Western State College in Gunnison, Colorado. She studied several mediums and enjoyed Plein Air excursions in the beautiful Colorado mountains. A year later, Bobbie transferred to BSC and acquired her degree in Graphic Design. Bobbie worked for more than 30 years as a designer for The Bismarck Tribune. Bobbie has painted since high school and her favorite mediums are acrylic and watercolor. She has an impressionistic style and is drawn to the light and colors of the prairie, along with local wildlife. 


This exhibit will hang in the gallery June 4-28.

Upcoming Exhibits

June 4-28: Heather Thomas Olson “Fever Dreams: Exploration in Oil”. Member Artist – Bobbie Lee.
Opening Reception Tuesday, June 4th, from 5 to 7 pm

SPONSORS: Wayne & Gen Metcalf, Pat & Al Hardy, Sally Storslee, Hal & Sheila Peterson

July 2-26: Doug Boyd with special tribute to Jay Rich. Member Artist – Estella Boger.
Opening Reception Tuesday, July 2nd, from 5 to 7 pm

SPONSORS: Kay Link, Peter Wax & Sherry Niesar, Joan VonRueden, Carol Eaton

August 9-30: Art Quilt Exhibit with Capital Quilters
Opening Reception Friday, August 9th,  from 5 to 7 pm

SPONSOR: Bro Halff

September 3-27: Nelda Schrupp & Denise Lajimodiere. Member Artist – Anthony Nelson.
Opening Reception Tuesday, September 3rd,  from 5 to 7 pm

SPONSORS: Martha Holzer, Carol Retterath

October 8-31: Fall Art Show Autumn Artistry
Opening Reception Tuesday, October 8th, from 5 to 7 pm

SPONSORS: Robert & Susan Wefald

November 5-23: Jessica Wachter. Member Artist – Daniel Schumacher.
Opening Reception Friday, November 8th, from 5 to 7 pm

SPONSORS: Pete & Cathy Silbernagel, Joy Flynn

December 3-20: The Sound of Music Member Artists Show
Opening Reception Tuesday, December 3rd, from 5 to 7 pm

SPONSOR: Kirk and Linda Maize

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