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Does Art Matter

does artmatter? What is art?Just kidding, we’re not going to start there. That’s a never-ending art school debate. The question for our valley is perhaps not what is art, but is art important? And why? Let’s discuss.   FEATURE MAGGIE NEAL DOHERTY WHY...

Local Art Looks Like this

LOCAL ART LOOKS LIKE THIS. ACCK SHOWCASE The natural splendor that surrounds us here in Northwest Montana has inspired artists for generations. While that inspiration can take many forms, here are five local artists whose work pushes the boundaries of tradition. The...

Love Letter from the Editor

Love Letter “Don’t you just love this magazine? I know I do.” -Katie Cantrell, editor BY KATIE CANTRELL As the editor, I might have the privilege of shepherding the words along, but make no mistake: the fine folks of Highline Design are the reason Go Local...

Where We Choose to Look

Headwaters “where we choose to look” Illustration by Morgan Krieg   BY JONATHAN FETTER-VORM B efore she would start a painting, my mother used to take two corners of matte board, two white L-shapes, and hold them up to the landscape, making a sort of...

An Artist in Three Acts

FEATURE AN ARTIST IN THREE ACTS Marshall Noice’s career has transitioned from music to photography to painting, but his love of art and of Kalispell are unchanging. KATIE CANTRELL Act One   “L ike a lot of kids my age, my world suddenly and instantly...