ArtWalk Downtown Billings

22nd Season (2016-2017)

 

Alphabetical Season Member List,

One Time Participants List and Exhibit Notes

 

 

Winter ArtWalk 2017
Friday, February 3, 2017 5 – 9 p.m.


● Season Members, open for all five ArtWalks, are listed first.
● One-Time Participants, listed after Season Members, are open for specific ArtWalk events.
● Both alphabetical lists are for Winter ArtWalk on Friday, February 3, 2017, 5 – 9 p.m.

Season Members

Billings Food Bank, 2112 - 4th Avenue North, invites artists to exhibit work in its spacious meeting area. Easy parking.

Clark Marten Photography, 2606 Montana Avenue, is the time and place for the big reveal of Billings Central High School artwork created in December 2016. The students were challenged to create a piece of art worthy to hang in a museum. With coaches on hand, they participated in a 24 hour lock-in at Central High while being photographed and interviewed. At Winter ArtWalk, these pieces and the video will be unveiled.

CTA Architects, 13 No. 23rd Street, brings Emily Davidson into its gallery for Winter ArtWalk. Primarily a surrealist painter, Davidson’s works are bold representations with roots in mythology and folklore. She was recently featured in Juxtapoz magazine; her works have found their way into industrial packaging facilities in northern California.

Downtown Billings Alliance (DBA), 2815 2nd Avenue North, welcomes members of 604, an artist working group, for Winter ArtWalk. Their collective works include realistic and spontaneous watercolors, inventive and whimsical ceramics, iconic altar pieces, philosophic encaustics, cheeky abstractions and graphite drawings.

First Congregational Church UCC, 310 North 27th Street, hosts Marcia Selsor and Jens Selvig. Retired from MSU-Billings, Selsor has studied and taught all over the world; her work is in public and private collections world-wide. Recently home from Texas, she’s establishing a Red Lodge studio. Selvig was a commercial photographer for nearly three decades. He creates computer generated art and combines his skills in computer manipulated photographic images. Music by Quintessential. Food and beverages.



For the Funk of It, 14 South 27th Street, is a cacophony of fun, colorful, up-cycled and recycled merchandise, original art, and locally made personal products. You just never know what you will find at FUNK. Easy parking on Minnesota Avenue.

Gallery Interiors, 2814 2nd Avenue North, invites all art lovers to see new works on display for the final ArtWalk of the 22nd Season. Live music by Ryan Riley. It’s always a good time at Gallery Interiors!

Gallery Nine @ connie dillon fine art, 2501 Montana Avenue #9, is is chock-full of colorful and whimsical paintings by artist/owner, Connie Dillon. Stop by and see new works, along with a line of journals, cards and notebooks by Dillon and others.

Global Village, 2720 3rd Avenue North, welcomes Growth Thru Art (GTA) for Winter ArtWalk. An AWARE-Inc.program since 2012, GTA offers a curriculum package for those with intellectual disabilities. Founded on the principle that "creativity is not limited by disability," GTA offers art instruction year-round and provides participants with skills to nurture their creativity on a life-long basis.

Good Earth Market, 3024 2nd Avenue North, shows Renee Audette’s emotional, narrative sculptures and paintings drawn from human psychology and her personal experiences. Her work is exhibited nationally and internationally and featured in permanent collections in the United States and China. She teaches part-time at MSU-Billings. .

Harry Koyama Fine Art, 2509 Montana Avenue, displays vivid, colorful impressionist paintings in a space that doubles as Koyama's working studio. Koyama's paintings are highly sought by local, regional and international collectors.

Jason Jam Gallery, 2501 Montana Avenue #7, holds its farewell ArtWalk show. Jason Jam, a prolific, satirical and comedic artist, often partnered with his spouse, Wendy Jam, to create sets of child-friendly storybook pictures and handmade dolls.

Kennedy's Stained Glass, 2923 - 2nd Avenue North, displays its stained glass window project for Trinity Lutheran Church in Sidney, Montana. Several windows are finished; others are still being fabricated. It promises to be a stunning exhibit of new masterpieces!

Limber Tree Yoga Studio, 212 North 29th, transforms its yoga studio into a gallery and welcomes a variety of artists throughout the ArtWalk season.

Montana Gallery and Studio, 2710 - 2nd Avenue North, exhibits work by its mezzanine studio artist-owner Tyler Murphy and invited regional artists, some established and others early in their careers, who work in a variety of mediums.

McCormick Cafe, 2419 Montana Avenue, hosts Cal Treiber, Billings landscape and wildlife artist, and his oil paintings on view through March 2017.

Prodigal Gallery, 2517 Montana Avenue, in the reception area of the Offices of Penelope Strong, Attorney at Law, features work by invited artists.

Pug Mahons, 3011 - 1st Avenue North, is the unofficial host of Art Alley. Proprietor Bill “Mac” MacIntyre was instrumental in creating the popular graffiti venue. Artwork in the adjacent alley- scape changes frequently.

Sandstone Gallery, 2913 - 2nd Avenue North, presents Audrey Thatcher, former owner/customer framer of Country Loft and Frame. Audrey has studied with internationally known artists, including Robert Bateman. Her paintings are noted for their texture, light reflections and color flows.

SCRaP in Billings shows off its new location, 7 North 18th Street. Come see their new digs at the east end of Montana Avenue in the former Conoco Bulk Plant building.

Stephen Haraden Studio, 2911 - 2nd Avenue North #235, provides an opportunity to visit with the artist in working studio and hear how he digs through his "rat's nest" of scrap pieces and discarded paintings, looking for materials to incorporate into vibrant collages that often feature nudes, abstract shapes and intriguing colors.

Terakedis Fine Art, 112 N. Broadway, Suite B, introduces new works by artist Mark McKenna which feature his signature bold brushstrokes and his fresh take on western wildlife. McKenna will also be at Terakedis Fine Art on Saturday, February 4th, following ArtWalk, for an in-gallery painting.

Toucan Gallery, 2505 Montana Avenue, celebrates the ten year ownership anniversary of Alison O’Donnell and Mark Sanderson. They love their customers and being a part of ArtWalk and downtown Billings. Since its founding on Montana Avenue in 1981 and as the “birthplace of ArtWalk,” Toucan is known as a destination for Billings’ art and culture. New and long-standing gallery artists and artisans have work on display.

Tompkins Fine Art, 2501 Montana Avenue #4, exhibits works by award-winning artist, Robert Tompkins, known for his impressionist florals and landscapes. Also showing are works by local artists in a variety of mediums.

Underground Culture Krew (UCK), 19 North 29th Street, celebrates its fourth anniversary as a downtown business during Winter ArtWalk. Owner and founder Tyson Middle shares the love with many specials on artist materials and selected art works. Way to go, Tyson Middle! Thanks for your work on Art Alley and elsewhere.

Western Art Forum, 2702 – 2nd Avenue North, creates brings energy and excitement with its contemporary western art gallery that explores cowboys, sheep, rodeos and other iconic western images in a whole new way.

Yellowstone Art Museum, 401 North 27th Street, celebrates with free admission and parking, live music, a cash bar and food. First drink free for new members and renewals. See the curated silent and live auction offerings for Art Auction 49. Silent auction bidding opens at 4 p.m. on ArtWalk night. Barbara Garrett will be in Art Collector's Corner. Formerly of New Mexico, where she immersed herself in the artist's life, she now applies her skills to wildlife and landscape subjects in Montana.

Season Members, Artists Anonymous and Mann Mortgage, won’t be open during Winter ArtWalk.

One-Time Participants

Barjons, 223 North 29th Street, hosts fiber artist Laura Harper and her quilts as part of its Winter ArtWalk exhibit entitled "Celebrate Diversity!" The show includes several artists, working in fiber art, cartoons, painting, pottery, collage, encaustic and photography, all created in the spirit of openness, courage and inclusiveness. Fabulous!

FieldHouse Annex Coffeehouse and Bakery, 2601 Minnesota Ave., welcomes Skye Heston, Her studies in art, medicine and botany lead her to intricate patterns within nature. She’s inspired by the beauty revealed within subtle changes of perspective and it has changed her view of the world.

G+G Advertising, 2804 - 3rd Avenue North, presents the creative work of father, son and nephew trio, Michael Gray, Zachary Gray and Jerrid Gray. Michael (father) works with acrylics on canvas, Zachary (son) is a photographer studying at MSU-Billings and Jerrid (nephew), a member of the DBA Purple Crew, debuts his metal works.

Magpie Jewelry Gallery, 2702 - 2nd Avenue North, welcomes landscape photographer Rob Kurtzman. Kurtzman captures nature in all it’s glory and takes you to beautiful places through his lens so that you, too, may enjoy a special moment in time. More details at: www.magpiegal.com and www.robkurtzman.com.

Mazevo Coffee Roasters and Espresso, 2719 - 1st Avenue North, joins Winter ArtWalk with work by artist Jackie Kirschenmann on its walls. An eastern Montana woman, Jackie loves animals and being outside. She is inspired by graffiti, city scapes and exotic places. Welcome, Mazevo!

This House of Books, 224 North Broadway, joins Winter ArtWalk featuring local and regional artists.

Vintage Apothecary, 2823 - 3rd Avenue North, features Danielle Egnew's oils that reflect ancient spiritual energies of the natural world.. Egnew is known for her ability to tie together messages through vibrations and imagery; her work as a psychic has been featured in The Washington Post and the Huffington Post.

End of Season Member and One-Time Participant Lists for Winter ArtWalk 2017.

FOR MORE INFORMATION, CONTACT:

Virginia A. Bryan, President

Artwalk Downtown Billings

2815 - 2nd Avenue North

Billings, Montana 59101

406.696.7121 or 690.1662 (message or text)

virginiab@downtownbillings.com

www.artwalkbillings.com

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virginiab@downtownbillings.com
406.696.7121

ArtWalk Downtown Billings
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Billings, MT 59101
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