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ROCKY MOUNTAIN REGIONAL JURIED EXHIBITION AWARDS

It was a wonderful afternoon at the Carbon County Arts Guild on Saturday, March 9, 2024. Guests and artists mingled and enjoyed refreshments while viewing sixty-nine incredible pieces of art on display in the Rocky Mountain Regional Juried Exhibition (RMRJE). At 4:00 p.m. Executive Director Kim Kapalka announced the judges awards for the top four places and honorable mentions in the category of 3-dimensional and 2-dimensional art; awards selected by the juror, Bonnie Zahn Griffith. 

1 st -Place winners received $200 courtesy of the Roosevelt Center. 

2D – Morning on the River, oil, Kathy Davies, Billings, MT 

3D - Athabascan Blue, pyrography/alcohol ink/maple, Michelle Ellen, Missoula, MT 

2 nd Place winners received $100 courtesy of the Carbon County Arts Guild 

2D – Echoes of the Plains, charcoal/acrylic, Maggie Bassett, Powell, WY 

3D – Ravens, bronze, Willis Johnson, Red Lodge, MT 

3 rd Place winners received $75 courtesy of the Carbon County Arts Guild 

2D – Quiet Sentinels, oil, Thomas English, Big Timber, MT 

3D – Old Man of the Winds, bronze, JC Dye, Lander, WY 

4 th Place winners received $50 courtesy of anonymous donation 

2D – Sun Break, oil, John Potter, Red Lodge, MT 

3D - Hidden, glass w/found objects, Lindi O’Brien, Fromberg, MT 

Honorable Mentions 

2D – Fertile Ground, oil, Carol Hartman, Red Lodge, MT 

2D – Where the Mountains Meet the Sky, oil, Connie Herberg, Shepherd, MT 

2D – On the Way to Jackass Pass, oil, Mike McRann, Lander, WY 

2D – Spark, cyanotype w/mixed media, Jessie Swimeley, Caldwell, ID 

2D – Pear Destiny, oil, Dana Zier, Bridger, MT 

3D – Silent, bronze, Richard Burke, Douglas, WY 

3D – Wapiti, bronze, Melissa Getz, Colorado Springs, CO 

A special part of RMRJE is the PEOPLE’S CHOICE award. Now through March 30, the public can visit the Depot Gallery and cast their vote on their favorite three-dimensional piece and favorite two-dimensional piece. The work in each category with the most votes will win a $50 People’s Choice award. 

The sponsor, who we appreciate very much, for the Rocky Mountain Regional Juried Exhibition is Red Lodge Area Community Foundation. 

Additional exhibitions and programs organized by the Carbon County Arts Guild & Depot Gallery throughout the year are supported in part by grants from the Montana Arts Council, the Coal Tax Trust Fund for Cultural and Aesthetic Projects, and the National Endowment for the Arts. 

The Carbon County Arts Guild & Depot Gallery provides access to art, supports artistic expression, and encourages creative experiences for the enrichment of our communities. 

To view of all the work in the Rocky Mountain Regional Juried Exhibition visit the Carbon County Arts Guild & Depot Gallery now through March 30, at 11 West 8th Street, in Red Lodge. The Depot Gallery is free and open to the public 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., Thursday through Saturday and 12-4 p.m., Sunday and Monday. 

 

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