Workshop: Bookmaking with Michael Baum (RE:Create)

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Spend part of your Saturday learning how to create your own book.  Michael Baum, assistant professor of Studio Art at BHSU, is the instructor. This is a FREE event presented by ArtCentral Spearfish. All materials are included. Recommended for ages 15 and up. Younger children may attend but must be accompanied by an adult.

The workshop takes place in the ArtCentral RE:create makerspace in The Matthews’ art gallery.

Sign-up is preferred

Even though the workshop is free, sign-up would be preferred in order for the instructor to be prepared with the correct amount of materials and supplies. Either call the art gallery at 605.642.7973 ext.0 — OR email [email protected] to add your name to the class list. If emailing, be sure to provide a phone number. 

About Michael Baum

Michael Baum is a South Dakota native, whom over the last twenty years has focused much of his time exploring the mountain ranges of California, Wyoming, Montana, Washington, and Alaska. His interactions with nature and the wilderness became the impetus for his graduate studies in fine art, which he completed at Washington State University with an emphasis in drawing and printmaking. Michael is currently an Assistant Professor of Studio Art at Black Hills State University in Spearfish, South Dakota.

Michael’s recent drawings have been exhibited at Site: Brooklyn, Brooklyn, NY, The Tucker Cooke Gallery, UNC Asheville and featured in INDA 9, International DRAWING Annual. His work has been selected for the South Dakota Governor’s 6th & 7th Biennial Art Exhibitions. Michael has been a past recipient of a career development grant from the South Dakota Arts Council.

Regionally his work has been featured at The Plains Art Museum, the South Dakota Art Museum, the John A. Day Gallery at the University of South Dakota, and The Dahl Arts Center. His work has also been accepted into multiple public collections, which include the Jordan Schnitzer Museum of Art in Oregon, the Museum of Art/WSU in Washington, the Boise Art Museum, Idaho, and the Missoula Art Museum in Montana.



Date and Time:


Saturday, February 17, 2018


10:00 am - 1:00 pm


612 Main Street
Spearfish, 57783 United States
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