Your shopping cart is empty.
My work reflects my fascination with the simple pleasures of everyday life. A bird, an old building, a texture — all conjure for me the joy inherent in the basic things of our world. And while exotic locales may appear in my canvases from time to time, it’s the richness of my modest childhood in rural North Dakota that ultimately informs my work.
Bicky Bender’s rural North Dakota upbringing was the beginning of her need to be creative because of the natural beauty of the prairie. She learned how to see and appreciate her surroundings.
From being the only student in her class in a one-room school, joining 27 others in 7th grade was a challenge. Music and art were her interests. After graduating from UND in Art Education, Bickey taught in public and parochial schools in North Dakota. She also served as an Artist in Residence for 5 years in the state.
Bickey has been painting in watercolor and acrylics and utilizes hand-made paper in collages and structural paper relief.
Gallery 4 in Fargo, ND and Blank Canvas Gallery in Park Rapids are 2 coops that have exhibited Bickey Bender’s work. Art Leap in September each year at her home has been another venue to show as well.
Bickey has a lovely studio at her lake which provides space and inspiration for creativity. Travel provides opportunities as well.
BS Degree in Art Education form the University of North Dakota at
Grand Forks, ND. Additional studies at NDSU, Fargo, ND and Moorhead
State University, Moorhead, MN. Various workshops from 1975 to 2014.
Taught art in Bismarck, ND and in the Fargo Public and Catholic Elementary Schools in Fargo, ND.
Member of Gallery 4 in Fargo, ND for 21 years. One of the founders of the Blank Canvas Gallery, Park Rapids, MN for 5 years.
Artist-In-Residence for ND for 5 years which included children through
adults as well as workshops for teachers.
Numerous awards from participating in Art Shows in ND and MN.
The presence of this badge signifies that this business has officially registered with the Art Storefronts Organization and has an established track record of selling art.
It also means that buyers can trust that they are buying from a legitimate business. Art sellers that conduct fraudulent activity or that receive numerous complaints from buyers will have this badge revoked. If you would like to file a complaint about this seller, please do so here.
The Art Storefronts Organization has verified that this business has provided a returns & exchanges policy for all art purchases.
If you are not 100% satisfied with your purchase, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org for damage replacements or refunds. Your right to cancel an Order only applies to Goods that are returned in the same condition as You received them. Return shipping not included. You should also include all of the products instructions, documents and wrappings. Goods that are damaged or not in the same condition as You received them or which are worn simply beyond opening the original packaging will not be refunded. You should therefore take reasonable care of the purchased Goods while they are in Your possession. We will reimburse You no later than 14 days from the day on which We receive the returned Goods. We use PayPal for reimbursements, and You will not incur any fees for such reimbursement.
This website provides a secure checkout with SSL encryption.
The Art Storefronts Organization has verified that this Art Seller has published information about the archival materials used to create their products in an effort to provide transparency to buyers.
Fine Art Prints are made with high-quality archival inks on fine art papers using a high-resolution large format inkjet printer. Fine Art Canvas Wraps are printed directly onto museum-quality canvas material using high-quality archival inks.
This is only visible to you because you are logged in and are authorized to manage this website. This message is not visible to other website visitors.
Click on any Image to continue
Below, select which favorite lists you would like to save this product into.
SAVE 20% ON YOUR FIRST ORDER!
Enter your email below and we'll email you a 20% OFF Coupon right now!