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ArtWalk on Friday from 5 to 9 p.m. features pastels inspired by South America at Corby Skinner's Castle and artworks created by Central High students during a 24-hour lockdown in December.

ArtWalk offers art, live music and refreshments at more than 30 galleries and downtown businesses. It is free and open to all.

Here is the lineup of Artwalk season members and their featured exhibits-artists:

Aspinwall Mountain Wear, 103 N. Broadway, welcomes Iron Bark and Trevon Hiersche to its downtown casual wear store.

Barjons, 223 N. 29th St., hosts Dani the Bohemian. Trained as a psychic, a personal trainer and a graphic designer, Dani Rae utilizes simple strokes and a limited color palette to capture attributes and characteristics of beloved animal species.

Billings Food Bank, 2112 4th Ave. N., welcomes new and established artists to exhibit in its community room. Free parking. Refreshments.

Clark Marten Photography, 2606 Montana Ave., unveils works by Central High School students. Nourished by pizza and pancakes and led by their instructor Lisa Fine, the students created all works during their 24-Hour Art Challenge. Proceeds go to the art student travel fund.

Corby Skinner at The Castle, 622 N. 29th St., shows a series of oil pastel drawings inspired by the flora of South America. Half of the proceeds will be donated to Art House Cinema & Pub, Alberta Bair Theater and The Writer’s Voice.

Dickey's BBQ, 2519 Montana Ave., features artist Katie Ericksen, who works in photography and other mediums. She is keen on finding color, textures, patterns, rhythms and perspective in her subject matter.

Downtown Billings Alliance (DBA), 2815 2nd Ave. N., welcomes photographer Eric Jones. Jones' camera is his constant companion. He is always looking for hidden beauty in Montana cityscapes, landscapes and forgotten places.

First Congregational Church UCC, 310 N. 27th St., features Kelly Wolfe's photography that evokes the sense of awe in the natural world. Her sensitive perception of color, form and detail set her work apart. Originally from Michigan, she and her husband, artist Tom Wolfe, live near the Beartooth Mountains.

Gallery Interiors, 2814 2nd Ave. N., celebrates the evocative work of its gallery artists showing alongside furniture and gift items.

Global Village, 2720 3rd Ave. N., welcomes Rilie Stovall who works primarily in woodburning and acrylics. Stop in for refreshments and meet her.

Harry Koyama Fine Art, 2509 Montana Ave., displays vivid impressionist paintings in a gallery adjacent to Koyama's working studio. Koyama's paintings are in the collections of local, regional and international art collectors.

Kennedy's Stained Glass, 2923 2nd Ave. N., shows restored, commissioned and new stained-glass pieces, from holiday ornaments to cement park benches.

Last Chance Pub and Cider Mill, 2033 Montana Ave., welcomes guest artists to its refurbished warehouse space on Montana Avenue.

Magpie Jewelry Gallery has moved to 112 North Broadway to share space with Terakedis Fine Art.

Mann Mortgage, 2511 Montana Ave., showcases guest artists with a portion of sales proceeds often benefiting local nonprofit agencies.

Montana Gallery, 2710 2nd Ave. N., shows contemporary works by Tyler Murphy, plus emerging and established artists, including his cadre of painting partners, “The Young Guns.”

McCormick Cafe, 2419 Montana Ave., features a variety of work by emerging and established artists.

Guido’s Pizza, 3011 1st Ave. N., and Pug Mahon's are the unofficial hosts of Art Alley. Proprietor Bill “Mac” MacIntyre was instrumental in the creation of the popular graffiti venue adjacent to Guido’s and Pug's.

Prodigal Gallery, 2517 Montana Ave., features work by selected artists in the reception area of the Penelope L. Strong Law Office.

Sandstone Gallery, 2913 2nd Ave. N., Billings’ only artist co-op, features 12-year-old Sophie Baretta as guest artist, as well as member artists Peter Herzog, Madeleine Bladow, Leo Olson and Lana Bittnerin an exhibit up through March.

Stapleton Gallery, 104 N. Broadway, Suite 204, curates a special exhibition for each ArtWalk, featuring gallery and guest artists.

Stephen Haraden Studio, 2911 2nd Ave. N., No. 235, offers new works and works in progress. Ask Haraden how he chooses pieces from previous paintings to create collages of new colorful work.

Straight ‘n Arrow, 2715 1st Ave. N., hosts Maverick Gammon and his wood carvings and Laurel' Laurie Nash, who creates antler art. Meet these interesting folks and see their art created from natural elements. Food and refreshments.

Terakedis Fine Art and Jewelry, 112 N. Broadway, hosts artisan jeweler Cindy Lou Smith and Billings painter Abraham Quintus. Join them to celebrate the merger with Magpie Jewelry Gallery.

Toucan Gallery, 2505 Montana Ave., showcases the work of Annie Bailey of Billings. An experienced artist, photographer and illustrator, Bailey has developed a shrewd synthesis of Montana subject matter and modernist style that transcends what is typically thought of as "western" image making.

Tompkins Fine Art, 2501 Montana Ave. No. 4, shows works by award-winning artist Robert Tompkins and invited guest artists.

Underground Culture Krew (UCK), 12 N. 29th St., creates some heat with its new front door as it celebrates its fifth anniversary and the end of ArtWalk's 23rd season. New works, an exclusive line of supplies, and many great deals are available during Winter ArtWalk.

Vintage Apothecary, 2823 3rd Ave. N., hosts Danielle Egnew. Wine and cheese served and lots of fun. Meet Egnew and view her paintings infused with energy, healing vibrations and spiritual energy.

Yellowstone Art Museum, 401 N. 27th St., offers free admission, free parking and free drinks for new members, plus a 4 p.m. start and music by Shane de Leon. Selections from Art Auction 50 will be up; take advantage of the Silent Auction "Buy-It-Now" option. See the rare Pablo Picasso print that will be the star of the YAM Live Auction on March 3.


Entertainment Reporter

Jaci Webb covers entertainment for The Billings Gazette.