Art Bozeman

For artists and art fans in Bozeman and beyond


LA Hoffman and Project: ME @ [the art project]

[the art project] is hosting a dual show this month: LA Hoffman will exhibit her recent serigraphs, and Project: ME will be displaying the postcards submitted by local creatives. See both at Art Walk, 5-8 pm, Friday, October 8.

Hoffman is also offering a $10 T-shirt (BYOT) silkscreen workshop on October 13, 6-7:30 pm. Email Cherlyn Wilcox at themerson.org to register for the workshop.


Roosts: Photographs by Amanda Breitbach Ragsdale

ASMSU Campus Entertainment presents Roosts, a series of photographs by Amanda Breitbach Ragsdale about slowing down and taking the opportunity to enjoy the spaces in between. “To notice things, pay attention and appreciate whatever there is.” The exhibit will be showing in the Exit Gallery October 4th-15th. There will be a free public reception on Monday, October 4th from 5-7pm. The Exit Gallery is located in SUB 212 on the MSU campus. For more info call 994.1828.


Artists’ Gallery October show

The Artists’ Gallery in the Emerson will be showcasing new artwork by Sally Hand and Stuart Bond, featured artists for the month of October. We invite you to meet the artists at a wine and cheese reception on the evening of Friday, October 8th from 5-8 p.m., during the Emerson Galleria Art Walk.

Sally Hand and Stuart Bond combine their passion for horses and art in this exciting new exhibit. The show features paintings by Hand and woodcarvings by Bond. Hand and Bond also offer classes in painting and carving at the newly opening “Heart and Hand Center Artworks Studio” located in the NW Annex of the Emerson Cultural Center.


Photography and Painting @ Sola Café

Sandee Mills, photographer and Wendy Marquis, painter, are exhibiting their original works at Sola Café in Bozeman during the months of October and November. Mills’ photography, primarily of horses, captures their essence and importance in the area, and Marquis features a series of paintings of vintage trucks in western settings.

A reception will be held for the artists’ on Friday, Oct. 1, from 4:30 to 6 p.m., including refreshments. All profits from these exhibits are going towards non-profit organizations Girls for a Change and Eagle Mount.


DeWeese lecture on Asian ceramics

In May 2010, Josh DeWeese and several colleagues traveled to China and Korea to research historical and contemporary use of indigenous ceramic materials and processes in the two countries, and to establish future exchange opportunities for Montana State University students and faculty. DeWeese will talk about his travels on Thursday, Sept. 30, at 7 p.m. in the Jessie Wilbur Gallery at the Emerson Center for Arts and Culture. The lecture is free and open to the public.

A ceramic artist and assistant professor of art at MSU, DeWeese is the former director of the Archie Bray Foundation for the Ceramic Arts in Helena. He has exhibited and taught workshops internationally, and his work is included in numerous public and private collections.


Norwegian installation artist Jan Christensen lecture @ MSU

Please join the MSU School of Art for an evening lecture by 2010 Artist in Residence Jan Christensen at Reynolds Recital Hall on Tuesday 28 September, 7 – 9PM.

Norwegian installation artist, Jan Christensen’s, work consists mostly of big installations for exhibitions and site-specific projects. Most of his work is wall drawing and painting; it is carefully planned out and sketched with a computer before it is meticulously carried out on location. Jan uses a wide scope of visual references in his work from architectural plans to iconic imagery from pop culture.

Christensen’s website is www.janchristensen.org; or you can learn more about his work through the Gerhardsen-Gerner gallery in Berlin which represents him.