Listening Man, 1997, carved wood.
25 x 3 ¾ x 8"
Art Museum of Missoula Collection
Purchased with a grant
from the Meadowlark Foundation, 1998
The exhibition is sponsored
in part by the
Montana Art Gallery Directors
University School of Art Faculty
Art Museum of Missoula
July 16 - August 25, 1999, Upstairs Gallery
Artists Reception: First Friday Gallery Night,
August 6, 5 - 8 p.m.
"In a place like Montana a university can play a vital,
culture-building role. For a good part of this century, raw ranch kinds and small town
youth who might have learned in high school that they liked to draw horses or work in clay
have found in this university a creative horizon they could not otherwise have imagined.
The School of Art at Montana State University has long been an outpost of modernism in the
Northern Rockies, opening up this part of the West as a home to progressive art and
-- Gordon McConnell, Senior Curator
& Assistant Director, Yellowstone Art Museum, except from Montana State University School of Art Faculty Exhibition
Artists in the exhibition: John Anacker, Ken Bova, Jeffery
Scott Conger, Ann garner, Richard Helzer, Sydney Kurland, Stephanie Newman-James, Francis
Noel, Michael Peed, N.R. Pope, Robert Royhl, Harold Schlotzhauer, Jay Schmidt, Willem