I was born and raised in Auckland, the largest city in New Zealand. My education was in the sciences that led to work as a…
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.