E3 is excited for our summer group exhibit! This time around we asked artists to respond to the theme “Reflections” and the results are an amazing line-up of twenty-two artists with a beautiful variety of 50 artworks plus a selection of coinciding poetry. Some take reflections literally in their physical sense, others explored introspectively, each a hidden gem of the individual’s vision.
Photography on Stretched Canvas by Merle Ann Loman: Fisherman in fog on Flathead River (top photo); Mountain Bluebird (bottom photo)
Artists participating are: Adam Birely, Adelaide Gale Every, Bobbe Almer, Breeann Silbernagel, Diane Olhoeft, Elisha Harteis, Gail Trenfield, Gigi Don Diego, Joan Borneman, John Piacquadio, Karen Hochman Brown, Katrina Ruhmland, Lillian Nelson, Lisa Gibson, M. Scott Miller, Merle Loman, Michael Dinning, Sara Drower, Sky Angove, Solomin Ga-Moo, Stephanie Colley, Steve Woodhouse, and Tom Mueller.
Join us for the opening reception on First Friday, June 3rd, 5-9pm. Awards for best of show to be given at 7pm. Also to be enjoyed is live music by Melissa Forrette, wine and cheese, and a live group painting project of epic proportions! Exhibit will run June 3 – July 30th.
Thank you Montana Natural History Center for using my Male Downy Woodpecker photo on your 2015-2016 Winter publication. Looks awesome.
Cover of the Naturalist Magazine
Jack Mauer tying on a fly. This is west of Ronan in the Mission Valley of Montana.
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Wild Planet Photo Magazine – Issue 23 • September 2015
What makes The September Issue truly special is the emphasis we’ve placed on featuring new work by our readers and followers. The deadline for entries was tight but the response was fantastic with hundreds of images uploaded to our website. The wonderful variety and impressive quality of work submitted made choosing the final selection a very difficult but hugely enjoyable task. The result is now in front of you, with seven special themed photo galleries that I am honoured to share. If you missed out, don’t worry. The September Issue is here to stay! We will definitely do it again next year. In the meantime, enjoy the issue and please spread the word.
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June 19 I accidentally almost stepped on this tiny fawn. The doe must have left it in the grass while feeding somewhere else. I snapped the photo and left quickly.
A Walk on the Wild Side!
The MPAA is made up of some of the finest western artists in the northwest.
Friday Night Reception: 6pm to 10pm. Meet the Artists! Free admission, Complimentary Hors d’Oeuvres, No-Host Bar.
Saturday hours: 10am – 6pm Bitterroot Trout Unlimited casting clinic and fly tying demonstration. Public welcome!
Sunday hours: 10am – 4pm
The MPAA is made up of some of the finest western artists in the northwest. Our work features the western way of life in oil paintings, pastels, watercolor, photography and bronzes. Portraying western characters, Native Americans, wildlife and western landscapes, these Montana artists can be found in galleries and western art shows throughout the United States.
Cow elk and calf in western Montana in June. Sweet motherly love.
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The Skalkaho Highway is a forty-five mile drive that runs between the Bitterroot Valley and the Philipsburg Valley, in the Sapphire Mountains in southwest Montana. Skalkaho Pass is 7,248 elevation. The boardwalk is making a walkway through a peat bog to Mud Lake.
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