Julie Abowitt and Linda Williams will be featured artists during the month of September at the Artists’ Gallery in the Emerson, 111 S. Grand Ave, Bozeman. The Gallery invites the public to an artist’s reception on Friday, September 12th from 5:00 – 8:00 PM during Artwalk.
Julie Abowitt will be showing new work in a variety of media. Her etchings, drawing, oil and acrylic paintings, digitally created images, and art-to-wear express her fascination with diverse techniques. Linda Williams will be showing landscape and floral oil paintings.
Julie Abowitt was born and raised in New York City. She attended the High School of Music and Art, Queens College, the Art Students League. Five years ago, she attended Cabrillo College for Desktop Publishing and Multimedia while living in Santa Cruz, California.
Julie recently retired to devote herself to doing her art full-time. She has worked as an art coordinator for the Seattle School District; an art gallery director; an art and drama teacher; an activity director in assisted living and a rest home; an artist in residence for Washington state; an artist in residence and festival coordinator for the Cultural Council of Santa Cruz County; has written standardized tests in fine art and health/PE. Her work is in public and private collections. Julie’s work can be seen on the web at http://www.artfullyconnected.com.
Linda was born in Atlanta, GA and grew up in New York, New Orleans, and Memphis. She graduated Phi Kappa Phi from Montana State University in 2000 with a degree in Fine Arts, receiving the Strand Award.
She was included in the 35 Important American Women Artists Show in July1992 at Saks Gallery in Denver and currently resides in Bozeman, MT.
Linda served as the Chairman of the “Buffalo Bill Art Show and Sale” in Cody, Wyoming in 1990. She also wrote a personal column on art appreciation for the Carbon County Art League Art Newsletter quarterly in Red Lodge, Montana beginning in the Fall of 1998.
She has recently ventured into oils after being a watercolor painter for many years. If you have any questions regarding her work or technique, please feel free to contact her at 406-586-1350.