At 407 West Main St., Hamilton. 363–4764.
111 N. Higgins. 549-3596.
Art Museum of Missoula
A retrospective of work by artist James Todd, an internationally known printmaker and former University of Montana professor, runs through March 30. The exhibit features more than 60 works in a variety of media including paintings, prints, drawings and sculpture between 1941–2002. Also, Down to the Nitty Gritty, an exhibition of drawings by Dennis Voss, known for his sculptures created from the remains of animals and elements found on the open range. Until March 2. Also, the 30th annual Art Auction Exhibition Friday, Feb. 1 and Gala Saturday, Feb. 2 in the UC Ballroom. And, an Advanced Printmaking Workshop will be held Saturday and Sunday, Feb. 23 and 24. $30/person. At 335 N. Pattee. 728–0447.
February’s featured artist is Kaya Wielopolski, whose exhibit is entitled Recent Prints, abstract processes within the landscape. Opening reception Friday, Feb. 1 from 6–8 p.m. At 190 S. Third St. W. 728–1358.
Birnbaum’s Broadway Frame
331 E. Broadway. 721–6026.
Buffalo Jump Gallery
Running through the month of February will be the Bitterroot Women’s Artist Show, featuring paintings, sculptures, woodwork and furniture all by women of the Bitterroot Valley. Buffalo Jump’s new address is 4039 Hwy. 93 in Stevensville. 777–2066.
Local artist Dirk Lee presents more of his famous woodcuts and drawings, Feb. 1–28. 232 N. Higgins. 728–8780.
Vivid color photographs of landscape in motion and stillness by Missoula photographer Darren Guyaz. At 111 N. Higgins. 542–1337.
At 241 W. Main. 327–6688.
Fine art glasswork by artist and proprietor Mark Capel. At 123 W. Main. 721–2333.
Exhibiting watercolors by Janet McGahan and photographs by Jeff Doyle and legendary Missoula photographer Lee Nye. An opening reception will be held Friday, Feb. 1 from 5–8 p.m. At 123 W. Broadway. 721–3154.
Opening Friday, Feb. 1, multimedia work by Paul Lackner centering around crocheting and knitting, and photo montage boxes lit from the inside, by Peter Robinson. Also featured is a donated art sale hanging until March, which includes pop art style work by John Walker, a fundraiser for Eating Cake. Artists’ reception Friday, Feb. 1 from 5–9 p.m. At 314 N. First St. W. 721–1416.
Fox Artist Studio & Gallery
At 408 Second Ave. North, Hot Springs (behind the Symes Hotel). 741–5503.
The Historic Kalispell Mercantile (KM) Building
When Kalispell was founded in 1891 as a railroad town, the mercantile quickly followed. Built in 1892, the Kalispell Mercantile was the largest mercantile in northwestern Montana for decades. Visitors are welcome to browse the halls to see vintage finds and photos on display. 755–1111.
Hockaday Museum of Art
Exhibits include: Warhol and Company—Works on Paper, Pat Kikut: Working Hives, Small Tales from the Big Sky by Edgar Smith, Riebe and Bruns: Flathead Clay IV, Ace Powell: Major Works, 302 Second St. in Kalispell. 755–5268.
Isis Studio Gallery
At the old Dixon Store on Hwy. 200 in Dixon. 246–2787.
Jeannette Rankin Peace Center
This month features art from around the world: baskets, pottery, jewelry, tapestries, sculptures, and more, all handcrafted by fairly paid artisans. At 519 S. Higgins Ave. 543-3955.
At 259 W. Front St. 543-0677.
Marianne’s at the Wilma
At 131 S. Higgins. 728-8549.
Original art, prints, framing, candles, gifts, and more! For All Things Art. 702 SW Higgins Ave. 542-0046.
Missoula Artists’ Shop Co–Op
At 306 N. Higgins. 543–0975.
This month: works by Jill Bergman: “By combining clever twists of language with bright, simple images I make pictures laugh. I think fun art can still be insightful and thought-provoking. Art doesn’t need to be angry or shocking to be relevant.” At 111 N. Higgins. 541–7376.
Monte Dolack Gallery
Ongoing displays of prints by Monte Dolack and other artists. At 139 W. Front. 549–3248.
Mystic Mind Emporium
Featuring original landscapes by local artist Peter Romanov Kola. At 525 S. Higgins. 829–0402.
The New Black Dog Café
At 138 W. Broadway. 543-6213.
The New Crystal Theatre
At 515 S. Higgins Ave. 728–5748.
Ponderosa Art Gallery
At 944 Springhill Road in Hamilton. 375–1212.
Ravalli County Museum
205 Bedford, Hamilton. 363–3338 or 821–3666.
February’s Artists of the Month: Brent E. Smith. At 130 E. Broadway. 327–7407.
Rocky Mountain School of Photography
On display through February are the works of Martha’s Vineyard photographer Alison Shaw, who has created striking color photographs of brushes, easels, tubes of paint, old palettes and other art supplies in an exhibit titled Artist Studios. Alison captures her subjects on medium format film with natural light and prints them on watercolor paper through the digital process of Giclee printing. Also on display are works by Tim Cooper, Jenni Fraser, Susanna Gaunt, Josh Meier and Elizabeth Stone. At 210 N. Higgins, Suite 101. 543-0171.
Shakespeare and Co.
At 525 N. Higgins. 549-9010.
Ongoing exhibit called Hallways to History: A Photographic Walk Through Missoula’s Past, features 90 historic photos on display throughout the mall’s three main hallways. 721–5140.
Sutton West Gallery
Showing from Feb. 1–26, fused art glass by Roy Lammer and Richard Parrish, and mixed media neon sculpture by Ken Yuhasz. An artists’ reception will be held Friday, Feb. 1 from 5–8 p.m. At 121 W. Broadway. 721–5460.
Fears and Fantasies, a collection of paintings and painted sculptures by artist Jerry David Cornelia, who hails from the eastern Montana town of Sidney. Cornelia moved to New York City in the 1980s and spent 10 years painting shop mannequins. He also did design work that included the renowned Christmas window display at Saks Fifth Avenue. Artist’s reception Friday, Feb. 1 from 5–8 p.m., with Cornelia giving a gallery talk at 6 p.m. At the University Center Gallery, Room 104. Gallery hours: 10 a.m.–4 p.m. Monday–Friday. 243–4991.
UM Gallery of Visual Arts
In the UM Social Science Building. 243–2813.