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Gallery Guide

What’s on display in Missoula and beyond



Art Museum of Missoula

Missoula Collects Ceramics, featuring works of ceramic art from local collections. The Second Floor Gallery features Fall, wood-fired sculptures by native Missoulian Renee Gouaux. An opening reception with the artist on Friday, July 6, from 6 to 8 PM. On view through Aug. 18. Also, Rudy, a solo exhibition of work by Missoula ceramics artist Rudy Autio. On view in the First Floor Galleries through Aug. 25. At 335 N. Pattee. Call 728-0447.

Artists’ Shop Co-Op

A rancher-turned-artist and a Missoula potter are the featured exhibitors during July. Don Greytak of Havre will be showing drawings and prints of rural Montana life in the ‘30s, ‘40s and ‘50s. Clay artist Steve Thorstensen has fashioned some pots that combine faces and various creatures in a show he calls “Symbiosis?!” An opening for both artists will be held July 6 from 5 to 8 p.m. At 306 N. Higgins. Call 721-5848.

Bernice‘s Bakery

This month’s featured artist is Jennifer Yaros. On view through July. At 190 S. Third St. W. Call 728-1358.

Buffalo Jump Gallery

Cowboy Cadillac, the latest print by Jim Thomason. Also featuring work in a variety of media by Mary Gilmere, Jerry Johnson, Shirley Bugli, Nancy Glazier, Larry Zabel, G. Harvey, and Tim Cox. At 3946 Hwy. 93 in Stevensville. Call 777-2066.

The Catalyst

Watercolors by local artist Elaine Conder. On display through July. At 111 N. Higgins. Call 543-8352.

Catlin Galleries

Portraits and Flamenco, featuring new work by Melanie Alvarez-Catlin. July 6 opening from 5 to 8 PM with flamenco performances and guitar accompaniment, followed by a complimentary flamenco class at the Rocky Mountain Ballet Theater. On display through July 31. At 241 W. Main. Call 327-6688.

Counting Coup Gallery

Ongoing displays of contemporary and traditional Native American art. At 135 E. Main. Call 728-4722.

Crystal Sandbox

Fine art glass work by artist and proprietor Mark Capel. At 123 W. Main. Call 721-2333.

Dana Gallery

Landscape paintings inspired by the vastness of the western plains by artist/rancher Davi Nelson. On view through July. At 123 W. Broadway. Call 721-3154.

Doc’s Gourmet Sandwich Express

Extremes, an exhibit by Rocky Mountain School of Photography graduate Jenni Fraser will be on display through July. At 214 N. Higgins.

Eating Cake

New artist-run space featuring rotating shows of work by local artists. At 314 N. First W. Call 721-1416.

Hockaday Museum of Art

The Changing Face of the Unknown, juxtapositions of color photographs by Missoula artist Dudley Dana with passages of text from psychologist C. G. Jung. On view through Aug. 4. Also, Watercolors, outdoor scenes by Judy Ennis, and Acrylic Paintings, featuring work by Gloria Meier. Plus, Wearable Trophies from the Hunt, works by buckskin stitcher Elaine Snyder. All four of these shows are on view through Aug. 4. Additional shows include: Of Mind and Machine, selected works by art photography students of Flathead Valley Community College and Yellowstone Then and Now, Lee Silliman combines his contemporary images of Yellowstone with old-time photographs. At 302 Second St. in Kalispell. Call 755-5268.

Isis Studio Gallery

Opening exhibition of work by artist/proprietors Crystal Kingston and Piere Pahl. At the old Dixon Store on Hwy. 200 in Dixon. Call 246-2787.

Marianne’s at the Wilma

New photographic interpretations of the Wilma Theatre by Sally Anne Rodriguez and Cristina Verduzco. At 131 S. Higgins. Call 543-0915.

Miss Zula’s

Paintings by Don Diego. Opening reception on First Friday. On display through July. At 111 N. Higgins. Call 541-7376.

Monte Dolack Gallery

Ongoing displays of prints by Monte Dolack and other artists. At 139 W. Front. Call 549-3248.

Mystic Mind Emporium

Ongoing displays of sculpture, jewelry and fine art by local and Native American artists. At 525 S. Higgins. Call 829-0402.

Ninepipes Lodge

Expanding Our Cultural Horizons, featuring on-loan traveling exhibits. F. Jay Haynes: Fifty Views is an exhibit of 50 black and white photographs from 1876 to the turn of the century and Native American Games, representing the games of over 40 tribes will be on display through Aug. 6. At 41000 Highway 93, in Charlo. Call 644-2588.

Ponderosa Art Gallery

Work by American and Canadian painters and sculptors, including Jim Reynolds, Bill Anton, Sherry Sander, Robert Bateman, Bob Kuhn, Terri Mimnaugh, Tim Shinabarger and Scott Christensen. At 944 Springhill Road in Hamilton. Call 375-1212.

Rocky Mountain School of Photography

Digital imaging is the focus of this month’s exhibit featuring local photographers Tim Cooper and Jim Hansen, as well as John Paul Caponigro, George de Wolfe, Julieanne Kost, Craig Tanner, Brad Hinkel and Mark Johnson. There will be an opening for the show on Friday, July 6, from 5 to 8 PM. At 210 N. Higgins, suite 101.

Sorella’s Salon and Day Spa

Oasis, color photography by Antonia Wolf. At 207 E. Main. Call 721-3639.

Southgate Mall

Hallways to History: A Photographic Walk Through Missoua’s Past, featuring 90 historic photos on display throughout the mall’s three main hallways. Call 721-5140.

Sutton West

New Horizons, featuring Kent Lovelace, Linda Lillegraven and Bruce Park. Artists’ Reception July 6, from 5 to 8. On view through July 31. At 121 W. Broadway. Call 721-5460.

UM Museum of Fine Arts

Ancient Fires, an exhibit of Chinese ceramics and other antiquities from the collection of Nelson Chang. On display in the Henry Meloy Gallery through Sept. 1. Also, A Founder’s Song, a retrospective show of work by ceramics artist Peter Meloy. In the Paxson Gallery through Sept. 1. In the Performing Arts and Radio/TV Center on UM campus. Call 243-2019. #

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