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Anamoose, North Dakota, residing in Fargo


Brad Bachmeier is a native of Anamoose, North Dakota, currently living near Fargo. He is the chairman of the School of Art at Minnesota State University Moorhead and serves as the Program Director of Art Education and the Art Therapy Program Coordinator. His ceramic work through his business, Bachmeier Pottery, is collected nationally and internationally and can be found in public and private collections in all 50 states, including the ND Governor’s Mansion, The Microsoft Permanent Collection, The South Dakota Museum of Art, Watermark Art Center, The Plains Art Museum, The Dakotah Prairie Museum, and Michelle Obama’s former office in the White House (her personal collection), to name a few. Brad is one of only 19 brick sculptors in the nation as recognized by the American Brick Association. He has completed many large-scale pieces of public art and has served as project coordinator for numerous others. Over his 30-year career in the visual arts, Brad has garnered over 50 regional, national and international grants and awards, including being a nominee for U.S. Professor of the Year by the Carnegie Foundation; being awarded the Minnesota Higher Arts Educator of the Year by the Art Educators of MN; and receiving North Dakota's highest art recognition, the biannual ND Council on the Arts Governor’s Award.

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