“Art from the Heart” Gwen Ray grew up on a ranch on Lower Spring Creek. She and her husband currently live on Box Elder Creek…
A dozen local artists founded the society in June of 1995 to promote arts throughout the Black Hills and the surrounding Plains States. Through workshops, educational programs, lectures and shows the new organization hoped to enrich the cultural understanding of our community.
With the help of the Dakota Artists Guild, The Dahl Fine Arts Center, and local sponsors, we launched the society for artists to show and win awards for their achievements.
We are one of a handful of pure, transparent, watercolor societies in the U.S.