ArtWalk Downtown BillingsGalleries, studios, museums and other "art-worthy venues" in downtown Billings open their doors to the public for this event.
Now in its 24th Season, Artwalk Downtown Billings features artists in attendance, new works by emerging and established artists, refreshments, gallery talks, music and mingling, an opportunity to purchase original art and celebrate the creative spirit that thrives in the Yellowstone Valley region. Maps are at each participation location and on the website, www.artwalkbillings.com.
For more information, contact: Virginia Bryan, Artwalk President, 406.690.1662 or at [email protected]
See you at the Artwalk!
2905 Montana Avenue hosts special events by invited artists for each ArtWalk.
103 N. Broadway.
Trevan Hiersche, a Billings-based photographer, returns with photos taken locally and as far away as Iceland and Tanzania. Hiersche says his outdoor landscape photography is an exciting way to experience nature.
223 N. 29th Street presents “Finding Center” by Rachel Larson Long and Elizabeth Waddington, both retired art educators. The exhibit is inspired by the mandala or circle, in which we experience symmetry and completeness. The circle is also a tool for reflection and finding one's own center.
Billings First Church
310 N. 27th Street presents a Silent Auction of new and gently loved art pieces to benefit Spare Change for Real Change (SCRC) which funds programs addressing homelessness and chronic inebriation in the downtown core. Items items include include oils, watercolors, limited edition prints, vintage still lifes, mosaics and more.
108 North Broadway presents artwork by Matthew O'Brien. Matthew creates large acrylic paintings of ghosts and other paranormal activity. He uses his art to show the viewer what he sees but what he really cannot explain.
Black Datter Tattoo
2914 First Avenue North features artwork by resident tattoo artists, Sean Sapone, Seth White and Ranen Royer, and invited guests.
Clark Marten Photography
2606 Montana Avenue features the work of Master Photographer Clark Marten and invited guests.
Corby Skinner @ The Castle
622 N. 29th Street showcases oil pastel drawings by Corby Skinner. Fifty percent of sales are donated to local non-profit cultural organizations.
13 North 23rd Street welcomes four Billings area artists showing their mixed media creations that include fabric art, painting and jewelry. The quartet includes Trudi Hastings, Sara Wright, Allison Martin, and Lindsey Carrell.
2519 Montana Avenue features artwork by the Laurel High School Art Club.
Downtown Billings Alliance
2815 2nd Avenue North hosts Beth Regele, Brahms Zepada and Danielle Tatsakron. Regele works with mixed media. Zepada and Tatsakron are photographers.
Fieldhouse Annex Bakery and Cafe
2601 Minnesota Avenue hosts guest artists at its urban chic location just east of South 27
thStreet on Minnesota Avenue.
Free Spirit Rock School Band.
Musicians ages sixteen to sixty play popular blues and classic rock selections at Hooligan's (109 North Broadway) during the October ArtWalk.
2814 2nd Avenue North introduces watercolors by Jim Collins, a downtown graphic artist, and new work by Bozeman artist Susie Van Pelt. Jim Poulson offers musical notes for the evening.
Gallery Nine - Connie Dillon Fine Art
2501 Montana Avenue #9 celebrates fall with an eclectic array of art, note cards and notebooks. You can see Connie's work on the second floor of the Carlin Building or on her website,
2720 3rd Avenue North welcomes sketch and fiber artist, Rúhíyyih Olsen to the Autumn ArtWalk. Her exhibit, “Garden Stories" is a whimsical collection of drawings from her home and garden, both of which are full of “playful children and cats.” Olsen believes her art is a means to understanding the “magic of the life cycles of growing things.”
Harry Koyama Fine Art
2509 Montana Avenue is a working studio and gallery where Harry Koyama creates vibrant abstract impressionist paintings of Montana animals, landscapes and people.
2701 North 27th St. showcases the work of artists Nichola Cooper and Kerry Munari Kaiser in the ornate, historic lobby of Jakes Downtown, once known as the Hotel General Custer.
Joy of Living
102 N. Broadway hosts small, intimate gatherings with invited artists in its downtown boutique store.
Kennedy’s Stained Glass
2923 2nd Avenue North captures the vibrant colors of Autumn in their glass art pieces that feature seasonal falling leaves.
Liberty and Vine Country Store
2019 Montana Avenue welcomes professional photographer Ross Magnuson to Autumn ArtWalk. He photographs people, architecture and landscapes and enjoys “wrangling the light.”
2511 Montana Avenue invites local artists to display their work on its historic, brick walls during each ArtWalk.
2419 Montana Avenue presents the work of Billings artist, Ken Baar. Baar began creating art as a boy in western North Dakota. He came to Billings to be closer to the mountains. He believes there is “art in everything.”
Montana Gallery & Studio
2710 2nd Avenue North is the working space of artist, Tyler Murphy, and his contemporaries, who like Tyler, are young and dynamic. Together, they explore new ways to express western landscapes and iconic images.
North Acre Real Estate
2700 2nd Avenue North welcomes Billings artist Juliet Parks. Her “Mindscapes” series features abstract images of other-worldly landscapes created in acrylic on canvas and depict the relationships between land, sea, earth and sky.
2517 Montana Avenue. Penelope Strong transforms the reception of her law office into an art gallery and features a variety of artists during ArtWalk.
2525 Minnesota Avenue welcomes Montana writer, director and artist Jean Posusta and her exhibit, “
Montana, Montana – It Bears Repeating.” Jean employs broad brush strokes on divided or frameless canvas to create the sense that you're peering into the natural world.
2913 2nd Avenue North features ceramics by Mary Hopper, Mary Knapp’s fused glass & jewelry and woodworking by Nick Nicoll. Works by guest artists, Lance Johnson, Barbara Butler and the Billings Art Association are also showing.
Sassy Biscuit Company
115 North 29thStreet adds eclectic art and music to its specialty southern cuisine offerings during each ArtWalk.
313 NorthBroadway, welcomes Lee Walker (Red Lodge) as its featured artist during its ArtWalk debut. Her cows, fish, cowgirls and other iconic western images are created in bright, bold colors.
SCRaP Creative Annex
1701 1st Avenue North presents an eclectic exhibit of works created in concrete, beads and feathers by a trio of Montana artists and recent M.A.P. graduates, Angie Sellars (Roundup), Barbara Bliss (Hamilton) and Laura Lee Ullrich. The show includes heirloom quality jewelry, acrylic paintings inspired by a Montana childhood and organic textured sculptures.
104 N. Broadway can always be counted on to host a lively, often provocative night of art. Sometimes interactive, sometimes edgy and always interesting.
Straight ‘N’ Arrow
2714 1st Avenue North features invited artists who work with traditional western materials and interpret traditional American Indian and new West subject matter.
Stephen Haraden Studio
2911 2nd Avenue N. #235 shows Stephen’s latest work and some favorite older pieces. Learn how and why Stephen incorporates cutouts of previous paintings in new works.
Terakedis Fine Art and Jewelry
112 N. Broadway presents “The West in Her Eyes” featuring the talented women artists represented by the gallery. Marcia Selsor, Lori Blaylock and other gallery artists are expected to be among those present for the evening.
This House of Books
224 North Broadwaywelcomes Tana Patterson, artisan potter and art teacher. Patterson uses w
heel throwing, hand building, stamp textures and slip-painting in her pottery creations that become durable, usable art.
TOGS 2702 Second Avenue North, joins the Autumn ArtWalk to introduce photographer and certified drone operator, Nathan Satran. Satran's images are featured in southeast Montana and state-wide tourism promotion. He seeks out hidden landscape gems across Montana and is always seeking to equalize the allure between Montana's mountains and prairie.
2505 Montana Avenue features a plethora of paintings created by Donna Loos over her long career as a popular Billings artist, teacher and art patron. Loos now lives in Missoula.
Underground Culture Krew
12 North 29th Street is the epicenter of the Billings' graffiti scene. Tyson Middle introduces a young artist he's mentored as part of the “skwaad” and showcases the young man's work.
Yellowstone Art Museum
401 N. 27th Street opens for ArtWalk at 4 p.m. with free admission, free parking, music, light food and a cash bar. First drink free for new YAM members. Nikki Shiva is the featured Community Artist. The Montana Triennial Exhibit continues on the 2nd floor gallery.
504 Square Feet @ 2nd Avenue North and North Broadway offers Cassie Crafton Kramer's popular and functional Montana-themed pottery. Look for a vintage Shasta trailer near the southeast corner of Skypoint.
Time: 5:00 pm
Downtown Billings Alliance
2815 2nd Ave N
Billings, MT 59101