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”

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”

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”

Green Door Gallery, Green Eats & Green Dot Sales

Green Door Gallery The 1956 song by Jim Lowe, Green Door, was the inspiration for the newly designed Green Door Gallery at Wheatgrass Saloon. Thanks to Gigi of Synergigi Designs the gallery has a cohesive look that balances elegance and fun and provides plenty of wall space for artwork throughout the summer as well as year round.  TheContinue reading “Green Door Gallery, Green Eats & Green Dot Sales”

Spring 2017

Who doesn’t love this time of year when the hum of lawnmowers and early morning birds replaces the metallic scrape of snow shovels. The earth is providing all the dandelions and nettles that our bodies need to cleanse away winter’s sludge. Dandelions are tough plants that contain plenty of vitamins and nutrients and are powerfullyContinue reading “Spring 2017”

Get Out (of the kitchen)

These are photos of my very sweet Grandmother, Lillian. Like many first generation Italian women she was defined by the work she did in the kitchen. She more than lived up to the measure as her hands and heart created the most delicious sauces, gnocchi, scrippelle, biscotti and pizzelles. The reason that I love theseContinue reading “Get Out (of the kitchen)”