For the June event, ArtWalk added two new season members: The Joy of Living, featuring photographer Cory Young; and CTA Architects Engineers, showing art/furniture creator Robert Keil and potter John Joyce.
Unique to this month’s ArtWalk, Cassie Crafton Kramer of 504 Square Feet will be showing pottery from a vintage Shasta Trailer on Second Avenue North near Skypoint. Emerging artist Justin Dowler is unveiling new work at Rebels and Razors Barber Club on North Broadway. And Seva Kitchen is hosting live music by Free Spirit Rock School Band.
The full list of participants is presented below:
504 Square Feet “pop-up” gallery, just west of Skypoint at Second Avenue North and North Broadway: Cassie Crafton Kramer sets up her vintage Shasta trailer to showcase her popular and functional Montana-themed pottery includes mugs, wine glasses, bowls and more.
2905, 2905 Montana Ave.: "Linear Velocity: The Art of the Bicycle" curated by Joe Stout, Ted Kim and Jason Wood, who present a unique gathering of rare bicycles from private collectors in Montana, artworks and photographs.
Aspinwall, 103 N. Broadway: Trevan Hiersche, a Billings-based photographer, shows photos taken locally and as far away as Iceland and Tanzania. Hiersche says his outdoor landscape photography is an exciting way to experience nature.
Barjon’s, 223 N. 29th St.: "Sacred Etheric Images," by Nikki Shiva is an exhibit of fractal art. Shiva’s work, also featured on a downtown utility box wrap and at Yellowstone Art Museum, reflects her interest in other dimensions and the conveyance of love.
Billings First Church, 310 N. 27th St.: Maria Isabel Bonilla from tropical Santiago de Cali, Colombia describes her work as “Tropical Surrealism.” She creates intricate images dominated by color and inspired by her homeland, Japanese comics and primitive art.
Black Dagger Tattoo, 2914 First Ave. N.: Resident tattooers Seth White, Sean Sapone and Ranen Royer showcase American traditional tattoo imagery, a Japanese tattoo style known as Irezumi, Japanese folklore, Ido period imagery and Shunga.
Clark Marten Photography, 2606 Montana Ave.: Marie Taylor’s large oil paintings and encaustics are are on display. Taylor is inspired by Montana skies and enjoys encouragement from her boys, River and Cash. Music by Ramon Ochoa.
Clocktower Inn, 2511 First Ave. N.: Classic cars, pet portrait photographs by Casey Page, live art demonstrations and a few BARK kittens and pups will be featured in the Clocktower Inn courtyard.
CTA Architects, 13 N. 32nd St.: CTA features two artists for June’s Artwalk. Robert Keil, a Montana native, creates art/furniture. Potter John Joyce is passionate about working with clay and the range of human emotions the process evokes.
Dickey’s BBQ, 2519 Montana Ave.: Kelley Partridge, a self-taught acrylic artist, is excited about her artistic future. Stop in and see her creations.
Downtown Billings Alliance, 2815 Second Ave. N.: Carlin Bear Don’t Walk (Crow/ Northern Cheyenne) shows new work in his “Here Until Forever” exhibition, expressing the power and perseverance of Plains Indian people.
Gallery Interiors, 2814 Second Ave. N.: Summer is just around the corner and Gallery Interiors invites you to celebrate with two of its artists, Robert Tompkins and James Poulson. Both will be present and look forward to seeing you.
Gallery Nine / Connie Dillon Fine Art, 2511 Montana Ave. #9: Dillon’s studio on the second floor of the historic Carlin Hotel will feature art focused on narration, which she defines as "paintings open to interpretive meanings and stories.”
Global Village, 2720 Third Ave. N.: Global Village welcomes Ryan Schreder, a glass blower who experiments with many techniques, and Sue Schuld, a retired educator, who will show recent works in watercolor, pen and pencil.
Harry Koyama Fine Art, 2509 Montana Ave.: Harry Koyama’s latest abstract oil paintings will be featured in the gallery’s annual abstract fine art show. Selections emphasize simple form, texture and color and range in size from 6-by-8 feet to 24-by-8 inches.
Jake’s, 2701 First Ave. N.: Artists will be on hand to show their works in the ornate, historic lobby of the Grand Hotel building, once known as Hotel General Custer.
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The Joy of Living, 102 N. Broadway: Cory Young believes the simplistic, calming nature of a constantly moving city can be overlooked in our day-to-day lives. His photography focuses on subjects lacking human presence, allowing the viewer to be removed from distraction.
Kennedy’s Stained Glass, 2923 Second Ave. N.: Contemporary and vintage art and mosaic stained glass pieces created by Susan Kennedy Sommerfeld and studio artists are on display.
Mann Mortgage, 2511 Montana Ave.: Local artist Ruby Hahn shows her large-scale, abstract fluid acrylic and mixed media pieces inspired by the natural world’s inconspicuous relationships. She leaves the viewer to create his or her own interpretation.
McCormick Café, 2419 Montana Ave.: Teresa Brown shows work inspired by her travels, nature and her spirituality. She finds beauty everywhere and enjoys incorporating what she sees into her art pieces.
Montana Gallery, 2710 Second Ave. N.: Montana Gallery features the work of Tyler Murphy and artist colleagues, known as the “young guns” of the contemporary western art scene.
North Acre Real Estate, 2700 Second Ave. N.: Kevin and Dee Cates showcase outdoor photography which they hope will instill a legacy of preservation, appreciation and pride in Montana generations to come.
Prodigal Gallery, 2517 Montana Ave.: Penelope Strong transforms the reception of her law office into an art gallery and features a variety of artists during ArtWalk.
Real Deals, 2525 Minnesota Ave.: Wyna Woodford shows watercolor paintings that reflect her interest in capturing glass on paper and her appreciation for nature. She calls upon her years growing up on a Montana Ranch for her paintings of horses and cows.
Rebels and Razors, 118 N. Broadway: Emerging artist Justin Dowler exhibits new work, focusing on the many faces of bravery.
Sandstone Gallery, 2913 Second Ave. N.: Works by gallery artists Margaret Smith and Donna Moore are highlighted, as well as guest artist Dana Zier, of Bridger.
SCRaP Creative Annex, 1701 First Ave. N.: Bozeman artist DG House, whose work is shown in the Old Faithful Lodge of Yellowstone National Park, displays her comical and expressive blue bears and other wildlife.
Seva Kitchen, 313 N. Broadway Ave.: Free Spirit Rock School Band performs. Musicians ages 16 to 60 play popular blues and classic rock at the downtown eatery.
Straight ‘N’ Arrow, 2714 First Ave. N.: Seidel Standing Elk (Northern Cheyenne) walks life’s red road, seeking new artistic techniques, lessons from other artists and inspiration. His art reflects his open mind and an awareness of creativity's endless horizons.
Stephen Haraden Studio, 2911 Second Ave. N., No. 235: Stephen Haraden celebrates summer’s arrival with bright colors. Find out what prompted him to cut up previous paintings to create and new works of art.
Terakedis Fine Art and Jewelry, 112 N. Broadway: Ten artists working streetside will take part in the “Broadway Project Urban Art Experience,” offered in partnership with The Joy of Living.
Toucan Gallery, 2505 Montana Ave.: Brooke Moore presents a variety of new artwork in various mediums. Included is a mock-up of a public art piece that will be installed on the south side of the Rockman Building on Second Avenue North.
Underground Culture Krew, 12 N. 29th St.: Prototopic Art Collective’s members experiment with many art forms that result in intriguing synergistic creations. All art is attributed to the symphonic architect and a polymorphic construct called Bobbo (aka John Doe).
Yellowstone Art Museum, 401 N. 27th St.: The YAM opens for ArtWalk at 4 p.m. with free admission, music, light food and a cash bar. Featured exhibitions include “Rough and Tumble, Smoke and Rope,” a multimedia exhibit celebrating ranching in Yellowstone Valley and “Nature’s Cadence,” a collection of intricate landscape paintings by renowned Shields Valley artist, Clyde Aspevig.