The Rapid City Arts Council is pleased to bring you Black Hills Bounty: Traditional Arts From South Dakota, opening on June 2 and on display until August 19, 2017. The show will be located in the Inez & Milton Shaver Gallery and the Lobby Gallery at the Dahl Arts Center in downtown Rapid City.
This exhibit showcases the work of folk artists residing in the Black Hills region. Guest curator Andrea Graham, folklorist with the South Dakota Arts Council, has traveled around the Black Hills area for two years seeking out unique examples of traditional folk art. This includes fiber arts such as quilts, weaving, and rug hooking; Norwegian woodcarving, hunting bows, and other woodcrafts; metal work including hand-forged knives and decorative ironwork; cowboy and ranching crafts like hats and braided horsehair; Lakota dance regalia and star quilts; and sign painting.
Exhibit generously sponsored by Security First Bank, South Dakota Arts Council and Rapid City Arts Council. This project is supported in part by an award from the National Endowment for the Arts. Special thanks to Arts South Dakota.