Howard Friedland featured guest at SMArts January meeting

SMArts Meeting – January 22, 2018

Erin Graf called the meeting to order and explained that she would be filling out the term of president this year. She reminded members to check out the exhibit in the atrium at the library. It features the local group the BeeClectics, many of whom are members of SMArts and it will be up through February. Erin welcomed guests and invited them to introduce themselves.…

DG House talked about her art at the Southwest Montana Arts meeting

SMArts Meeting November 20, 2017

Linda Williams called the meeting to order at 9:30 asking for guests or new members.  She reminded everyone that there was to be a free lunch in the meeting room at noon sponsored by the Bozeman Cultural Council, a Bozeman non-profit who is reviving its work and hopes to gauge interest and ideas from artists and community members.  All were welcome to stay for lunch…

Lyn St. Clair featured artist for Southwest Montana Arts, Bozeman MT

SMArts Meeting – October 16, 2017

President Eileen Kenney called the meeting to order at 9:30 by; welcoming all and asking new members and guests to introduce themselves. Two new members and two guests made brief introductions. Eileen reminded members that dues are payable and said that Treasurer Shirley Elliott reports a balance of $4209.22 as of October 16. President Kenney said that she had only gotten 8 responses in the…

Southwest Montana Arts guest speaker John Potter

SMArts Meeting September 2017

President Eileen Kenney called the meeting to order at 9:30 with her expression of gratitude to Suzan Strobel for her past two years as president.  She also recognized the officers: Eileen Kenney, president; Suzan Strobel and Linda Williams, vice presidents; Cheryl Genovese, secretary; and Shirley Elliott, treasurer.  She also reminded members that the $20 dues are due in September and to send them to Shirley…

Smarts Paintout at Axtel Bridge, Bozeman MT

SMArts Paint-out Axtel Bridge August 29, 2017

A small, but fun, group met at Axtel Bridge for the paint-out. Helen, Connie, Karen, Anne & Eileen. Helen was celebrating 50 years of Motherhood and decided not to paint but to just enjoy the company and day. A funny story…Anne got all set up by the river and then realized she had forgotten her brushes! So I’m good humor she decided to finger paint.…

colorstudypg012017_orig - Heather Cromwell

SMArts Meeting May 2017

Southwest Montana Arts Meeting Minutes May 17, 2017 President Suzan Strobel called the meeting to order at 9:30 with a thank you for Geri Ward, Linda Williams, Louise Payovich, and Diane Greenwood for bringing refreshments and Priscilla Westesen for making the coffee. Suzan asked for someone to volunteer to help Priscilla with the coffee next year. New member Dan Gerken introduced himself. Ferna Surdahl passed…