Tag Archives: Leslie Drawbaugh

Willow Creek September Art Walk

Another Summer comes to a close with Willow Creek’s final Art Walk on Friday, September 17, from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m.

Willow Creek MT. Woodcut by Leslie DrawbaughFor the last Art Walk guests can enjoy the local artists and hamburger at the Fire Hall. Right next door to the Fire Hall, Willow Creek Gallery, has a new face lift now that Don and Maren Kast‘s children have been home. Newly discovered art work from the couple will be on display. Aunt Dofe’s Recent House of Memory is directly across from Willow Creek Gallery. It will feature the work of Robert Royhle Smith and Dave’s amazing Pizza. Wall of Grace Studio is adjacent to Aunt Dofe’s, and across from the Willow Creek Cafe and Saloon. Look for the red geraniums planted in boots. This studio will continue to display the artwork of Leslie Drawbaugh hosting gluten free desserts. With Autumn just around the corner, there is no better place to enjoy a country Art Walk than in Willow Creek. For more information, call 406-600-8049 in the evenings.


Willow Creek August Art Walk

Enjoy a Montana summer evening strolling through Willow Creeks’ Art Walk on Friday, August 20th. The Art Walk will begin at 5 p.m. and go to 9 p.m.

The Fire Hall brings all the regional artists and crafters under one roof. Handcrafted knifes and beads by Donna Pogreba, watercolors by Pat Gibson; as well as necklaces, oil paintings, copper jewelry, llama scarves and caps, photographs are part of the variety you will enjoy browsing through. The Fire Hall will feature their hot off the grill hamburgers as a fundraiser for the Willow Creek High School Field Trips.

Painting by Pat Mahan

Don Kast at Willow Creek Gallery continues to display the works created by himself and his wife. Their works range from traditional landscapes in oil to contemporary mixed media. Their shady  porch is a fine place to enjoy their artwork and escape the summer heat.

Leslie Drawbaughs’ Walls of Grace Studio, (straight across from the Willow Creek Cafe), presents pastels fantasies drawings and  abstract landscapes in acrylic which continue to amaze viewers with her choices of colors. Enjoy chocolate tipped strawberries with other fruit delights to cool down an hot summer night. Special frozen treats for all kids at heart offered.

Dave Kirk, at Aunt Dofe’s House of Recent Memory will feature the contemporary work of Nan Parsons. He will also have music by M.J. Williams and Friends. Aunt Dofe’s will continue to give amazing food. Call Dave Kirk at 285-6996 for more information on this gallery.

If you still want to just enjoy a sit down meal, then make reservations to our famous Willow Creek Cafe and Bar. Their number is 285-3698.

Willow Creek Art Walk + Willow Creek Days

Due to Willow Creek Days being held a week later than the usual summer art walks, this July the art walk will be Friday, July 23rd, starting at 5 p.m. and continue until 9 p.m.

Regional art from local artists will be in the Fire Hall, with arts and crafts ranging from hand spun llama wool caps to metal works in copper and fine paintings in oils and watercolors. Hamburgers and Hot Dogs will be available to raise funds for the Willow Creek High School students field trips.

Three other galleries will also have their doors open. Aunt Dofe’s House of Memory will feature some of the best Contemporary Art work to be seen. Don and Maren Kast of Willow Creek Art Gallery continue to display their oil painting and other mixed media work. Walls of Grace Studio (across from the Willow Creek Cafe), exhibits the art of Leslie Drawbaugh. Her work has two distinct themes of either landscapes and fantasy. Between all four places, there is bound to be something to please the eye and heart. Just take the road through Three Forks and end up at our front door.

For more information, call 600-8049.

Wanted: art for a new Willow Creek gallery

Leslie Drawbaugh has just opened a new gallery in Willow Creek, and she’s looking for artists interested in showing there with her. The gallery is in a home setting, with several small rooms for hanging wall art or other forms of display. The gallery is on Main Street, across from the Willow Creek Cafe, with wonderful exposure for artwalks (3rd Fridays each month) and visitors. Call Leslie at 406-600-8049 for more details.