Helena Spring Art Walk is celebrating its 28 years from 5 to 9 p.m. Friday, May 10. This is an annual event dedicated to displaying Helena’s finest artists hosted by downtown businesses. This event brings businesses, local artists, and the Helena community together to experience a variety of art in unique venues throughout downtown. There will be free food and beverages, live music and door prizes at select locations.
Here is a list of all participating artists and venues:
Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis Helena Branch
100 Neill Ave.
Through nature-inspired painting and sculpture, Tim Holmes illustrates the inner material beneath politics and personality that imbues everyday life with passionate richness.
Front Street and Great Northern Town Center
939 Getchell St.
Nicole Woody, contemporary artist inspired by dogs, wildlife, literature and music. Tiffany Yetter, fifth-generation Montanan and self-taught artist. Kitty Brown, photographer, cookie baker, dog-treat maker.
The Lewis and Clark Humane Society, committed to caring for the well-being of lost and abandoned pets, will bring some furry friends. Stop by to enjoy art and make some new friends.
Last Chance Gulch (Lyndale to 6th Avenue)
Mountain Sage Gallery
433 N. Last Chance Gulch
Mountain Sage Gallery displays a variety of art produced by some of the finest artists Helena has to offer.
Aunt Bonnie's Book and Gifts
419 N. Last Chance Gulch
Louise Ogemahgeshig Fischer is an American Indian artist showing old, free-handed plasma cut metal works. Similar to drawing with pencil and paper.
Jodi Marcum is a Native American and native Helenan artist, focusing in pencil portraits.
426 N. Last Chance Gulch
Nikki Campbell, artist behind NikkiBean Designs, draws inspiration from natural elements and infuses the meaning of each piece into her beautiful jewelry. Colleen Rogan's art is a faith journey where she lets the paint take the lead.
Kate Runnall's has been a watercolor artist for over 20 years.
Beargrass Trading Co.
417 N. Last Chance Gulch
Sara Fleming, an artist inspired by growing up in the mountains of Montana and living life in Yellowstone National Park.
428 N. Last Chance Gulch
Artists from the Clay Arts Guild of Helena, a non-profit community group made up of clay enthusiasts of all skill levels, will have beautiful creations for sale. There will be a special fundraising sale to benefit an expanding project at the Guild.
411 N. Last Chance Gulch
Visit with resident artists Jeremy McFarlane, Joshua Reeder, David Fortner, and Jolene Hendrix
Bert & Ernie's
361 N. Last Chance Gulch
Landscape artist Tom Morgan and photographer Bob Farrar.
Cobblestone Clothing Co.
337 N. Last Chance Gulch
Sarah Ludtke-Heagle's artwork is inspired by nature. Courtney Schuele uses locally sourced aspen and walnut for unique and beautiful serving boards.
Golden Leaf Gallery
314 N. Last Chance Gulch
Contemporary artists Quang Ho, Scott Burdick, Dan McCaw and Dan Garhartz.
109 6th Ave.
Emily Nelson is an amazing wood artist creating unique one-of-a-kind art pieces, tables and barn doors and more.
32 W. 6th Ave.
Fundraiser for Big Brothers Big Sisters with works of art by kids from Helena. Half of the art’s sale price goes to the child-artist with the other half going to BBBS.
Reach Higher Montana
40 W. 6th Ave.
On display will be art from Helena High, Capital High, Project for Alternative Learning, Broadwater High, and Jefferson High Schools. Mediums include watercolor, acrylic, sculpture, mixed media, wood, metal, and more
11 W. 6th Ave.
The Helena Photographic Society will be hosting eight photographers.
Downtown Walking Mall
Imagine Jewelry and Gifts
62 N. Last Chance Gulch
Rebecca Wells, acrylic painter whose work ranges from detailed landscapes, wildlife scenery, realistic pets portraiture, and bold, vivid abstract art. Bobbi deMontigny adds a little dysfunction to functional pottery by combining expressive illustrations with hand thrown locally sourced stoneware.
111 N. Last Chance Gulch
Sandra (AKA Sequoia Rising) is an encaustic (hot wax), mix media artist. She also has work using acrylic mix media, ink dyes on mineral paper and more.
Big Dipper Ice Cream
58 N. Last Chance Gulch
Cory Krings creates intricately detailed hand- cut snowflakes depicting a variety of scenes and themes, from pop culture, nature, and business logos.
The Hawthorn Bottle Shop & Tasting Room
46 N. Last Chance Gulch
While you are downtown enjoying the Art Walk stop by The Hawthorn, meet friends, have a drink, and toast Helena’s incredible community of artists.
Ten Mile Creek Brewery
48 N. Last Chance Gulch
Grab a pint and hang out with Kevin League, Amanda Grant, and Davis Goodson as they each showcase their unique art art styles.
Sometimes it’s the extraordinary in the ordinary -- an early morning burst of balsamroot in full bloom.
40 N. Last Chance Gulch
Art in Motion at The Lotus with free Yoga Flow from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. Free OULA from 6:45 to 7:30 p.m. All are welcome, no experience needed.
The Double Tree by Hilton
22 N. Last Chance Gulch
Dick Smith’s photos of nature and wilderness in their natural habitat.
Bird & Beasleys
2 S. Last Chance Gulch
Sample Montana-made treats and visit with Montana Wild's educational birds. Free balloon art by The Balloon Man.
21 S. Last Chance Gulch
Metal artist Colton Schluter.
Wildflower Craft Boutique
38 S. Last Chance Gulch
Live Life Clothing Co. will be in the store displaying their clothing.
Ghost Art Gallery
21 S. Last Chance Gulch
Carol Zirkle is an oil painter whose artwork highlights the best of rural Montana.
Lewis & Clark Library
120 S. Last Chance Gulch
Kallie Audet paints rich and striking Montana landscapes from her home in Townsend. Cadin Tate at 12 years old, he has a way of capturing moments through photography. He focuses on wildlife of the world, nature and landscapes.
46 S. Last Chance Gulch
Virginia Niccolucci is a jewelry artist from Helena, Montana. The Unpredictables, local husband and wife musical duo Adelle and Jeremy Terry, will be playing live in the store.
The Base Camp
5 W. Broadway
Come shop #FINDJOY at The Base Camp as we share our story through photography, conversation and apparel.
Ahmann Brothers Real Estate
104 E. Broadway St., Ste. 1
Lisa Ernst's functional porcelain contains strong influences from Japan folk craft tradition and classical European forms, with a gestural watercolor style of design work.
Park Avenue Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices
50 S. Park
Ebbie Hansen is a Helena-based photographer and design artist.
The Myrna Loy
15 N. Ewing
Andy White's exhibit is a visual love affair with the landscapes and sights of Montana. Judy Paton and Valerie Hellermann will sell small works to benefit Hands on Global, a powerhouse little organization in Helena that takes medical services to some of the world's most troubled refugee camps.
Sage & Oats Trading Post
330 N. Jackson St.
Shirley Robinett creates whimsical collages by overlaying painted paper or recycle paintings into layered images, adding a variety of materials to adorn each image. Visual Artist Kae Cheatham has worked with photography and digital art for more than 25 years. Helena resident Warren Duffield became interested in mountain dulcimers and tried his hand at playing and then creating these music box instruments. Youth artist, Kyra Robinson, has been featured in the Holter Youth Electrum 2018 and 2019 for her fan art and graphic illustration.