Dangerous: A Mural Arts Competition, September 2017

Fourteen artists submitted 20 mural art pieces with a message geared toward raising our political consciousness with the hopes of making our world a better place. The winning piece, titled, “Grow #7”,  was painted on the side of the building at 120 North Main Street, home of Green Door Gallery and Wheatgrass Saloon.  “There isContinue reading “Dangerous: A Mural Arts Competition, September 2017”

Living in Paradise, September 2018

Traci Jo Isaly has been pursuing a mixed-media approach to the creation of archetypal figures for 14 years. It is an inexhaustible medium. On September 28th, her show Living in Paradise opened at Green Door Gallery for the fourth art walk of the season. Our area is rich in culture, characters and wild creatures of both the humanContinue reading “Living in Paradise, September 2018”

Into the Void, August 2018

Artist, Carla Pagliaro brought a new body of work, Into the Void, to Green Door Gallery. Of these new works, Carla says, “these paintings reflect my feelings about these troubled times, and about death. I never expected to do anything figurative, but these sculptures felt more right than anything else.” For more about Carla Pagliaro and her newContinue reading “Into the Void, August 2018”

#MeToo: A Visual Dialogue, July 2018

#MeToo: A Visual Dialogue, with works by six artists: Jane Deschner, Angie Froke, John Garre, Traci Isaly, Tandy Riddle and Cathryn Reitler. Over a decade ago, Tarana Burke created the “Me Too” movement to raise awareness of the pervasiveness of sexual abuse and assault in society. The movement was popularized by actress Alyssa Milano in the fall of 2017 whenContinue reading “#MeToo: A Visual Dialogue, July 2018”

Joker Cards Bios and Artist Statements

Darla Myers was born in Oregon and now calls Bozeman, MT home. She is a painter and captures the beauty of ordinary moments in the outdoors in her own colorful, evocative style. Pronghorns are a ubiquitous sight in the West, and to me they appear a bit quiet and unassuming. I believe you’ve always got toContinue reading “Joker Cards Bios and Artist Statements”

Spade Cards Bios & Artist Statements

ACE Morena Garcia has been making things with her hands for years; always putting odd pieces together. It is a Montanan trait to restructure the wild into a vision that has a story to tell. As I started to research the ace of spades, two things became apparent. The first is that we have longContinue reading “Spade Cards Bios & Artist Statements”

Diamond Cards Bios & Artist Statements

ACE Nicole Santucci is an interdisciplinary artist and designer living, working, and playing in Livingston, Montana. Born and raised on a ranch in a windswept and unincorporated area, she owes her outlook on both art and life to knowing the middle of nowhere like the back of her hand. A good deal of Nicole’s work exploresContinue reading “Diamond Cards Bios & Artist Statements”

Club Cards Bios & Artist Statements

ACE Adrienne Pollard is an artist/graphic designer. Pollard’s approach is rooted in the premise that good art and design are essentially problem solving—organizing images and words to clearly communicate a message with simplicity and intelligence. Historically, the four suits in a pack of cards can be read as symbols of society and human energy, withContinue reading “Club Cards Bios & Artist Statements”