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Class Acts

Class Acts:The Teacher Feature. Let’s take a moment and reflect on how lucky we are to have all our schools filled with outstanding, dedicated educators.   FEATURE BY KATIE CANTRELL As Benjamin Franklin famously said, “Nothing is certain but death and taxes.”...

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...

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...

“I’m Not an Artist”

Headwaters “I AM NOT AN ARTIST” Illustration by Morgan Krieg   BY JESSIE MAZUR I “never thought of myself as an artist,” my boyfriend said, adjusting the glasses he resents. He said this shortly after he spent an entire evening smashing light bulbs...

Guided by the Details

SPARK Guided by the Details Mandy Mohler, of Field Guide Designs, creates stunning images by combining ordinary objects in unlikely ways. Bob Marshal Taxonomy Ryan Friel Humans/Nature Taxonomy Absinthe Distillery Herbs Taxonomy by Mandy Mohler MACKENZIE REISS “A...

Nonprofit Q&A: KALICO Art Center

Non-Profit Feature Go Local donates 3% of each issue’s advertising revenue to a local nonprofit organization. This issue supports KALICO Art Center. kalico art center Q&A with Alisha Shilling, founder and board chair. “Krusty” Overman teaching a screen printing...