22nd Season (2016-2017)
Season Member List,
Time Participants List
and Exhibit Notes
Holiday ArtWalk 2016
December 2, 2016 5 – 9 p.m.
Members, open for all five ArtWalks, are listed
Participants, listed after Season Members, are open for specific events.
lists, both alphabetical, are for Holiday ArtWalk on
Friday, December 2, 2016, 5 – 9 p.m.
Artists Anonymous moves to Thirsty Street Brewery,
3008 1st Avenue North and hosts Carlin Bear Don't Walk. Carlin's paintings have a mythical quality about them;
they depict traditional and contemporary American Indian themes.
Billings Food Bank, 2112 - 4th Avenue North, hosts
invited artists to exhibit their work in its spacious meeting area. New exhibits are up for each ArtWalk. Easy
Clark Marten Photography, 2606 Montana Avenue, showcases the work of master
photographer, Clark Marten.
Twelve people who donate $99 to Family Services receive a bottle of wine
and a Fine Portrait Certificate valued between $600
and $1000 (but, only one is worth $1000!).
Architects, 13 No. 23rd
Street, exhibits work by Billings artist, Juliet Parks. Juliet obtained a BFA at the University of Montana. Her work is created
with acrylic washes, textures and drying that often mimics an abstract
expressionist's style. Refreshments.
Downtown Billings Alliance (DBA), 2815 2nd Avenue North, hosts Billings landscape photographer, Alexis Bonogofsky. She
photographs the disregarded beauty of eastern Montana. Her work includes small, metal prints,
one-of-a-kind antler frames and larger, matted landscapes. Music by Ed and John
First Congregational Church UCC, 310 North 27th Street, hosts Sarie
Mackay (oils) of Red Lodge, Brittany Lind (mixed mediums) of
Harlowton and Alena Larsen (fabrics), of Billings, during Holiday ArtWalk.
Refreshments served. Music by
For the Funk of It, 14 South 27th
Street, is a cacophany 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
Gallery Interiors, 2814
2nd Avenue North, presents its annual “Ho!Ho!
Ho!” show featuring charcoal Santa sketches by Joseph Booth and “Small Treasures,"
featuring minatures and plein
air paintings by invited and regular gallery artists. Music by James Poulson and refreshments.
Gallery Nine @ connie dillon fine art, 2501 Montana Avenue #9, hosts its Annual Small Works Sale. All shadow boxes and
paintings (16x20 and smaller) are on sale. Also showing are Dillon's Nocturnal
Series paintings, handmade journals and notebooks.
Global Village, 2720
3rd Avenue North, offers extraordinary metal work
hand-crafted by Haitian artists still struggling to recover from Hurricane
Matthew and other lovely, useful fair trade items during Holiday ArtWalk on December 2nd. Refreshments served.
Good Earth Market, 3024
2nd Avenue North, celebrates the art of Melissa
Burns working as "Girlwood." Her
stunning wood-burned designs are aromatic, bold and precise. Melissa is likable, lovely and honest, all
attributes revealed in her work.
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, is the working studio and gallery of the
prolific, satirical and comedic artist, Jason Jam. Of special note are his child-friendly
storybook pictures and handmade dolls created by Wendy Jam.
Kennedy's Stained Glass, 2923 - 2nd Avenue North, reveals “Experience Montana,” a
new group of custom Christmas ornaments for Holiday
ArtWalk 2016 created by Susan Kennedy Sommerfeld and her talented studio artists.
Limber Tree Yoga Studio, 212 North 29th, transforms its yoga studio into gallery
space and welcomes a variety of artists throughout the ArtWalk
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, features the work of Columbian-born artist Maria Isabel
Bonilla on its historic brick walls.
Bonilla's work is characterized by
traditional images, explosive color and seductive shimmer, often inspired by
her tropical homeland and salsa music.
Mortgage, 2511 Montana Avenue,
welcomes photographer Eric Jones for a return show. Raffle tickets for an Elliot Eaton painting will be sold
to benefit Family Services and further its mission to prevent homelessness and
alleviate poverty in Yellowstone County.
2517 Montana Avenue, is 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 unoffical host of Art Alley. Proprietor Bill “Mac” MacIntyre was instrumental in creating the popular graffiti
venue. Artwork in the adjacent alleyscape changes
Sandstone Gallery, 2913
- 2nd Avenue North, presents Margaret
Smith's bold, acrylic paintings that
depict images of human and animal interaction, alongside Sharon Karlson's oils
that capture wildlife in their natural habitat. Both are co-op gallery
SCRaP in Billings, opens for Holiday ArtWalk in 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. Music and food trucks. Artist work spaces for rent and
Stephen Haraden Studio, 2911 - 2nd Avenue North #235, is
where you can decide if you like your nudes full-size or post card size. Stephen will be
on-hand in his working studio to discuss how he cuts images from past works to
create new paintings of the classic female form.
Terakedis Fine Art, 112 N. Broadway, Suite B, welcomes John Lintott and Rob Akey. Both men have
enjoyed exceptional careers in oil painting and will be available to discuss
their newest works. Details at: www.terakedisfineart.com.
2505 Montana Avenue,
birthplace of ArtWalk Downtown Billings, hosts its “Little
Art Show” through December 31st.
This popular biennial show includes over one
hundred unframed, postcard-sized pieces of original art by local and regional
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, 19 North 29th Street, welcomes Kerry Epley. Kerry's
art focuses on the abstract and often involves many layers and textures.
"Everyone sees something different within my paintings," she said,
"and that is the best part."
Art Forum, 2702 – 2nd
Avenue North, has created new energy and excitement in its contemporary western
art gallery. Cowboys, sheep, rodeos and
other iconic images explore western life in a whole new way.
Yellowstone Art Museum, 401 North 27th Street, offers
free admission and parking, Winterfair, food at Raven Cafe, music, and new
works in the Collector's Corner.
Exhibits include “Unleashed: Critters from the Permanent Collection,” “Ephermerality: Works
by Louise Habeck” and Jill Brody's photographs from a
Montana Hutterite Colony, “Hidden Plain Sight.”
Art Rally at the Valley presents Nikki Shiva
(fractals), Breanna Lee Paulson (metals), Deaken
Paulson (woodwork) Tina Anderson (oils), Tony Anderson (photography) and Tom D'Astaire, plus Jason Bisso on
guitar and B'Town Grill food samples- all in the
Valley Building Atrium.
A Home Vet, 1511 6th Avenue North, celebrates its grand opening with a fun show of animal-themed
art in several mediums. Sure to be a animal lover's
favorite! Artists include Ryan Brown,
Lee Walker, Eva Rickard, Amy Stalmaster, Toby Palmer
and Jim Rennie.
Barjons, 223 North 29th
Street, showcases unique, unusual jewelry created by Lori
Blaylock. Blaylock's jewelry is infused with meaning and symbolism, using
copper, stone, leather, bone & horns, all intended to incorporate the
sacred and the wild.
Beyond the Box, 724 - 1st Avenue North, hosts an array of artists in
their unique converted warehouse space near Northern Broadcasting Co. and
METRA. Live music, food trucks and a
cash bar make for a festive evening!
Field House Annex, Coffeehouse and Bakery, 2501 Minnesota Avenue #4, hosts
Karin Calabrese. Her exhibit, "In A Different
Light" explores the Billings landscape in a narrative captured in daylight
hours and after dark to reveal change and renewal.
Magpie Jewelry, 2702 - 2nd Avenue North make
its downtown debut, bringing hand-made jewelry and accessories in metal and
precious gems and original art. Magpie is nestled between Western Art Forum and
Montana Studio and Gallery.
Qs Art and Framing, 1511 6th
Avenue North, hosts a Growth through Art (GTA) benefit. Artist Karen
L. Johnson and others, including GTA clients, show and sell their work. Quick Draw Portraits available for $50.00
plus raffle tickets with a drawing during the event.
Vintage Apothecary, 2823 - 3rd Avenue
North, offers aromatic products and vintage items and showcases Rebecca
Douglas Photography. Douglas, based
in Billings, is a fitness instructor who has a keen eye for her subjects found
in the natural world.
End of Season Member and One-Time Participant
Virginia A. Bryan, President
Artwalk Downtown Billings
2815 - 2nd Avenue North
Billings, Montana 59101
406.696.7121 or 690.1662 (message or text)
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