Friday, June 22, 2012


I will be having an exhibition of my work at " Frame of Reference" gallery in Bigfork, MT June 29-July31, 2012. if you are in the area, please join us for the artist reception on Friday, June 29th from 5-8pm. They throw a great party…I hope to see you there!  (

Friday, June 8, 2012

Spring/Summer 2012 Update

 Below  is a list of events and exhibitions that have taken place or that will occur in the Spring/Summer 2012!

Plein Air Painting: Right From the Start
A Workshop with Louise Lamontagne

Painting en Plein Air 2011

July 28 and August 5, 2012
10 am - 3 pm (both days)
Missoula Art Museum
335 North Pattee Missoula, MT 59802

Learn to breakdown complicated landscapes into simple compositional studies by focusing on values and shapes. The class will consist of indoor sketching from photographs and sketching/painting on site with a limited palette. Students can use whatever medium they prefer and will be spending most of the two days on location.

To register contact MAM or on line:

Summer Paint Out's 2012 

Image from Paint Out 2010
 July in Missoula/Ovando, MT
August in Big Sky, MT

Sponsored by the Dana Gallery
Dana Gallery
246 North Higgins Avenue Missoula, MT 59802
(406) 721-3154
Monday-Friday:10-6 Saturday:10 -5 Sunday 11-4
Check out the great article in the Missoulian!

An exhibition of paintings at a new gallery
Renewal Oil 24"x48"

June 29-July31 2012

Opening Reception: Friday, June 29
5-8 pm
Frame of Reference
565 Electric Ave Bigfork , MT  59911
(406) 837-7329
Tues–Sat 10-6  and Sun 11-4

Holter Museum Auction
25th Anniversary
Thousand Voices II Oil 24"x36"
     Friday June 15, 2012  5pm-9pm

Gateway Center
1710 National Avenue  Helena, MT
Sponsored by Holter Museum of Art
12 Lawrence St. Helena Montana 59601
(406) 442-6400

Icons of the West 2012

This Precious Moment Oil 24"x18"

May 4 - August 26, 2012

Dana Gallery
246 North Higgins Avenue  Missoula, MT  59802
(406) 721-3154
Monday-Friday:10-6  Saturday:10 -5 Sunday 11-4

"Icons of the West 2012 continues and expands the tradition begun in 2011. This year the independent jury selected 80 works from over 240 submissions, pairing them with works by selected nationally known artists, to create a diverse and engaging portrayal of Western icons."


Montana Triennial 2012

Enmeshed Encaustic/Mixed Media 11"x14"
May 4 - August 26, 2012

Missoula Art Museum
335 North Pattee  Missoula, MT 59802
Monday – Thursday: 10:00 – 5:00pm Friday -Sunday: 10:00 – 3:00pm

Point of View Tour by Louise Lamontagne
 Sat June 9th- 12 noon

Wings of Man: The Art of Horse

Nurture Oil 11"x14"

March 23-June 17, 2012

Holter Museum of Art
12 Lawrence St. Helena Montana 59601
(406) 442-6400
Tuesday-Saturday 10–5:30pm Sunday 12 noon–4pm