Publication & membership lists

A Montana View (AMV) photos are for sale at establishments in the Bitterroot Valley and Missoula – Click here for details

Merle Ann Loman of A Montana View Fine Art Photography is an active member of and supports the following organizations:

Current certifications: Master Naturalist, State of Montana 2012-2016

Juried Art Shows

Galleries and Exhibitions:

  • 2016 – Month of Feb and resident artist
    2017 – January duo exhibit withLisa Gibson Art and A Montana View Fine Art Photography
    E3Convergence Gallery, encounter experience engage
    229 W Main St Missoula, Mt, 59802
  • 2014 current Artist in residence atGarlic Fusion, 206 W Main Street, Hamilton, MT 59840, (406) 363-3877
  • 2014 Month of May Blacksmith Brewing Co., 114 MainStreet, Stevensville, MT  59870 A Montana View photography exhibition
  • 2013, 2014 June – Artists Along the Bitterroot Studio Tour (current member)
  • 2013 November ArtRAGEOUS Walk About – Bitter Root Brewery, 101 Marcus Street, Hamilton, MT  59840
    A Montana View photography exhibition
  • 2013 March through May – Costanza Artisan Gallery, Hamilton, Montana 59840
  • 2012 October – Montana Natural History Center, Missoula, MT 59801
    Collection of over 50 photos from Bison Range, Lee Metcalf National Wildlife Refuge and the Bitterroot Mountains, river and valley.Photography through a naturalist’s lens


Photos published in the Montana Field Guide – October 2013 to present

The Montana Field Guide –  These guides and this website are a collaborative effort between the Montana Natural Heritage Program and Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks.  The Animal Field Guide provides information on identification, habitat, ecology, reproduction, range, and distribution of Montana’s animals; new features include a hierarchical approach to finding an animal of interest, thumbnail photos of the animals and additional links.  The Plant Field Guide offers information on plant species of concern, including references and photographs.

  1. Muskrat – 1 photo as new primary photo and 1 photo as new secondary photo
  2. Evening Grosbeak – 1 photo as new primary photo and  3 additional secondary photos
  3. Black-capped Chickadee – 3 x new secondary photos
  4. Downy Woodpecker – 2 x new secondary photos
  5. Short-eared Owl – 1 as the new primary photo and 2 as new secondary photos
  6. Northern Flicker – 1 photo of juvenile
  7. Common Merganser – 1 photo as the new primary photo and 1 as the new secondary photo
  8. Wild Turkey – New primary photo
  9. Double-crested Cormorant – 1 additional secondary photo
  10. Barred Owl – New primary photo

More published on the field guide, too many links to post here.


Merle Ann Loman - Independent Photographer

Educational publications: