Events for Kevin Red Star

Yellowstone Art Museum Art Auction 50

Little Crane #2 by Kevin Red Star at the 50th Annual Art Auction at Yellowstone Art Museum

50th Annual Art Auction at Yellowstone Art Museum
Opening and artist reception: Thursday, January 25 2018
50th Annual Art Auction Event: March 3, 2018 at 5 pm
Exhibition: January 25 – March 3, 2018
Yellowstone Art Museum
401 N 27th St, Billings, MT 59101
(406) 256-6804
See Billings Gazette article on this event…

The exhibition culminates in the annual Art Auction which consists of a silent auction, a live auction, a “Quick Draw.” The evening features cocktails, a heavy hors d’oeuvres and dessert buffet, all within the beautiful background created by the museum’s spacious galleries. The Live Auction bidding begins at 7:30 p.m. and will include a raffle drawing.


The Autry Museum Masters of the American West

Masters of the American West Show & Sale at The Autry Museum
February 10 – March 25, 2018
4700 Western Heritage Way – Griffith Park, Los Angeles, CA 90027
(323) 667-2000

Featuring paintings and sculptures by 69 nationally recognized artists including Kevin Red Star, “Masters of the American West” includes landscapes, seascapes, wildlife, historical themes, and other subject matter inspired by the American West. Sale: February 10, 2018.

Opening Day: Saturday, February 10 – See Photos from Opening Day
The opening-day program included presentations by artists Jeremy Lipking and Daniel W. Pinkham, and a luncheon with an awards presentation. The lively event continued into the evening with a cocktail reception and fine art sale, where patrons and artists alike joined in the festivities and over 200 fixed-price works were sold through a drawing.
Sale Info…

Night Lodge

Fighting Thunder Hawk

Strikes the Enemy

Returning to the Camp

Out West Art Show and Sale

Out West Art Show and Sale
March 14 – 17, 2018
Best Western Heritage Plus Inn
1700 Fox Farm Rd
Great Falls MT 59404
Free to the public

The Out West Art Show & Sale at the Best Western Heritage Plus Inn in Great Falls, Montana offers the premier artwork that western art patrons have come to expect. This event features the works of more than 140 artists from the United States and Canada at one of the largest art shows in the country.


Montana Triennial 2018

Montana Triennial 2018 at at Yellowstone Art Museum
Exhibition Opening and Artists’ Reception: July 26, 2018
Exhibition runs July 26 – October 14, 2018
Yellowstone Art Museum
401 N 27th St, Billings, MT 59101
(406) 256-6804
The Montana Triennial was first organized and presented as a juried exhibition by the Missoula Art Museum in 2009 with subsequent exhibitions in 2012 and 2015. These exhibitions demonstrate the diverse and excellent array of artistic practice in the nation’s fourth largest state. The Yellowstone Art Museum, at the invitation of the Missoula Art Museum, will organize and present the fourth Triennial.

37th Annual Buffalo Bill Art Show & Sale

37th Annual Buffalo Bill Art Show & Sale at Buffalo Bill Center of the West
September 21 – 22, 2018
Buffalo Bill Center of the West
720 Sheridan Ave, Cody, WY 82414
The Buffalo Bill Art Show & Sale is a fine art sale with a Western theme, offering works relating to the land, people and wildlife of the American West. Artists offer a broad range of stylistic interpretations of the West, in oil painting, watercolor, pastel, sculpture, ceramic and mixed media. All works are original art. The Buffalo Bill Art Show & Sale benefits the prestigious Buffalo Bill Center of the West.

Action Abstraction Redefined

Action Abstraction Redefined features paintings and works on paper from the IAIA Museum of Contemporary Native Arts (MoCNA) permanent collection created in the 1960s and 1970s. The artists in this exhibition challenged stereotypical expectations of Indian art by experimenting with American modern art movements such as Abstract Expressionism, Color Field and Hard-edge Painting combined with art influences from their own cultural heritage. More info…
Drawing by Kevin Red Star (1965)
Reception: August 17, 5-7pm.
The exhibit will be up through 2018.
IAIA Museum of Contemporary Native Arts
108 Cathedral Place
Santa Fe New Mexico 87501
(505) 983-8900

Past Events for 2018


Many Blessings at Ryniker-Morrison Gallery

Many Blessings: Kevin Red Star with his Daughter Sunny Sky Red Star
January 11 – February 8, 2018
This is a retrospective of both of their works, many from the artists’ permanent collection.

Opening Reception was Thursday January 11, 4pm – 6pm
Ryniker-Morrison Gallery
The Ryniker-Morrison Gallery is located in Technology Hall on the campus of Rocky Mountain College. 
1511 Poly Dr, Billings MT 59102

Some  photos from the Opening Reception…

Southwest Seminars Presents Kevin Red Star: Visual Historian of Crow Culture

January 22, 2018 6pm
Ancient Sites and Ancient Stories: 2018
Kevin Red Star: Visual Historian of Crow Culture
Kevin Red Star (Crow) with Kitty Leaken and Daniel Gibson
$15 per person at the door

Hotel Santa Fe
1501 Paseo de Peralta, Santa Fe NM 87501

Kevin: former Artist in Residence, Russian Academy of Arts, Moscow; Honorary Doctorates, Rocky Mountain College and Institute of American Indian Arts (IAIA); Painter and Artist of the Year, Yellowstone Art Museum, Billings, Montana

Kitty: Photographer, Native Artists; The New Mexico Farm Table Cookbook.

Daniel: Author, Pueblos of the Rio Grande: A Visitor’s Guide Kitty and Daniel: Kevin Red Star: Crow Indian Artist

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