Artist Franklin Ugochukwu has been selected as the Invited Artist for the 2022 North Dakota Human Rights Arts Festival.
The Jury of the North Dakota Human Rights Arts Festival is excited to recognize the official award-winners for the fourth annual festival.
The Human Family has been awarded a Community Arts Access Grant from the North Dakota Council on the Arts for the Human Rights Arts Festival.
The arts festival is a juried traveling exhibition featuring 2D, 3D, performance artists, writers, and experimental filmmakers and animators who have work relating to human rights, civil rights, or social justice issues. The work of over 50 artists will be on display.
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Animated and Experimental Film Series
Experience selected animated and experimental films from the exhibition in a theatrical space. Our first screening is Tuesday, January 11 at 7 p.m. in Fargo at the historic Fargo Theatre. Free and open to the public. Masks required.
Meet artists from the festival at our first artist reception of the exhibition. Join us at the Plains Art Museum on Thursday, January 13, at 7 p.m. Free and open to the public. Masks required.
Learn more about the artists taking part in this year’s festival via our online program. Included in the program are artists’ websites, social media links, and more.
Featuring works for sale from the exhibition. Your purchase of unique artwork supports human rights artists from around the globe.
A documentary about the 2019 North Dakota Human Rights Arts Festival Artists Reception in Bismarck, North Dakota. The documentary features artists Shane Balkowtisch, Kathy Fettig, Kim Christianson, and Paul Noot.
The artist reception took place at the Bismarck Downtown Artists Cooperative on Friday, February 1 from 6-8 p.m.
Produced by Ben Smith in collaboration with Alicia Hegland and Jim Kambeitz.