Petrified Forest Welcomes Artists-In-Resident Brad Bachmeier
Brad Bachmeier is a native of Anamoose, North Dakota currently living south of Fargo with his wife Susan and their four children. Mr. Bachmeier currently serves as the Professor of Art Education at Minnesota State University Moorhead. In 2013, Professor Bachmeier received the "Excellence in Research and Creative Activity" award from MSUM. In 2007, upon completion of an MFA degree in ceramics from the University of North Dakota in Grand Forks, his exhibit "A Ceramic Humanity" was bestowed the only Award of Distinction for Creative Exhibition ever granted at the school. In 2009, Professor Bachmeier received the prestigious bi-annual ND Governor's Award in Arts Education for his "numerous, significant and continued contributions to the state and region."
Did You Know?
In additon to the world class fossil record at Petrified Forest National Park, archeological resources are so abundant and so significant that they could stand alone within their own park!