46th Annual Art in the Beartooths
An annual fundraiser with proceeds providing the community and many visitors the very best in arts programming throughout the year. Join 30 artists painting live on the deck of the Depot Gallery and in Lion’s Park. Stop by and watch them create! Chat with the artists about their work and maybe find a new favorite artist.
Saturday, July 13th, 2019
9 am – 9 pm
Lion’s Club Park
11 West 8th Street, Red Lodge, MT 59068
Lively Times Article
The Keeping Season: Art of Florals at Stapleton Gallery July 18
104 North Broadway, Suite 204
Billings, Montana 59101
406 384 0996
Beneath the lushness and timeless beauty of flowers lies something destined to fade–making urgent the desire to capture and convey, to savor and keep something of their essence. We challenged 17 artists to bring fresh material to fascinate our collectors, friends, and flower-lovers alike. The subject of florals is endlessly fascinating and we hope you join us for a show you won’t soon forget–including artists Kaetlyn Able, floral designer Katie Bennett, Jenny Booth, Tammy Callens, Mike Clark, poet Michael Earl Craig, Steve Degenhart, Jennifer Eli French, Carol Guzman, Audrey Hall, Morgan Irons, Amber Jean, Dominique Paulus, Ben Pease, Kevin Red Star, Judd Thompson, fashion designer Bethany Yellowtail – as well as a rare and meaningful display of still lifes by renowned painter of the American West, Joseph Henry Sharp (1859–1953).
Big Sky Art Auction 2019
The annual Big Sky Art Auction features $500,000+ of traditional and contemporary Western art, including Kevin Red Star. This year’s painting is “Northern Plains Indian” – Eagle Feather War Bonnet – acrylic on canvas 36″h x 48″w.
Big Sky Art Auction
Sunday, July 21, 2019
4 – 6pm
Under the Big Tent at the PBR Arena in Big Sky Town Center
Artist Reception & Preview
Saturday, July 20
4 – 7pm
Warrior Taste Fest - July 26, 2019
Warrior Taste Fest is a tasting of some of the best restaurants, breweries, and distilleries under the Big Sky. This event benefits Warriors and Quiet Waters Foundation. Kevin Red Star will be painting in the Quick Finish event with other artists. The artworks will then be auctioned in a live auction.
Friday July 26
6pm – 10pm
Gallatin Country Fairgrounds
Santa Fe Indian Market 2019
August 13 – 18, 2019
Santa Fe, New Mexico
Kevin Red Star will attend the 2019 Santa Fe Indian Market.
Thursday August 15:
Native American Artists Group Show
Sorrel Sky Gallery
125 W. Palace Avenue
Santa Fe, New Mexico 87501
505 501 6555
Friday August 16:
Best of Show Ceremony and Luncheon
Sneak Preview of Award-Winning Art
General Preview of Award-Winning Art
101st Crow Fair Celebration Powwow & Rodeo
August 14 – 19, 2019
Crow Agency, Montana
The Annual Crow Fair Celebration Powwow & Rodeo includes parades, a four-day powwow, a rodeo and horse races. The Crow Fair Celebration is the largest Native American event in Montana, and one of the biggest powwows in the country. Held each year in Crow Agency, Montana by The Apsáalooke people of the Crow Indian Reservation just South of Hardin, Montana. Also known as the “Tipi Capital of the world”, Crow Fair begins on the third Thursday in August and attracts more than 50,000 spectators and participants from the around the world.
38th Annual Buffalo Bill Art Show & Sale
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. The art exhibition, housed in the Buffalo Bill Center of the West’s John Bunker Sands Photography Gallery, is free for public viewing each September. Main events include the Friday evening Auction, where guests view the exhibition a final time, then stroll to the beautiful party tent adjacent to the museum for food, drinks, live music and a spirited auction; and the Saturday morning Quick Draw, where guests enjoy breakfast then observe nearly thirty painters and sculptors at work in the Robbie Powwow Garden, often using live models, to complete a piece in one hour.
2019 Ronald McDonald House Billings Fundraiser
This year’s Ronald McDonald House Billings Fundraiser “Corks & Canvas” will be September 27, 2019. Kevin Red Star will be painting a wine label and the original will be auctioned. Facebook page…
Stretching the Canvas: Eight Decades of Native Painting
Stretching the Canvas: Eight Decades of Native Painting
November 16 2019 to Fall 2021
This exhibit will include Kevin Red Star’s painting “Wolf Attack”
Smithsonian National Museum of the American Indian New York
Alexander Hamilton U.S. Custom House
One Bowling Green
New York, NY 10004
10 AM–5 PM daily, Thursdays to 8 PM
Since 1940, many Native artists have pushed, pressed, and expanded beyond narrow, market-driven definitions of American Indian art. Drawing from the National Museum of the American Indian’s rich permanent collection, Stretching the Canvas presents nearly 40 paintings that transcend, represent, or subvert conventional ideas of authenticity.
Past Events for 2019
2019 Food for Thought at The Billings Public Library
Thursday, June 6, 2019
2019 Wine and Food Festival for MSU Billings Foundation
May 13 – 18, 2019
1500 University Drive
Billings, MT 59101
The Montana State University Billings Foundation’s Wine & Food Festival has become the signature event in Montana and the region for wine and culinary enthusiasts. Whether it’s enjoying guest chef dinners, wine tasting parties, or our famous two-part wine & food event under the grand tent, there’s something for everyone.
Kevin Red Star has donated an afternoon of painting with him and two originals on paper.
7th Annual Big Sky Auction for the Arts
Saturday March 30 2019
The Auction evening begins at 6 p.m., with a “Quick Finish” session with well-known artists including Kevin Red Star, John Potter, Carol Speilman, Michael Blessing, Harry Koyama, Meagan Blessing, Julie Chapman, Todd Connor, John Potter, Tom English, Shirle Wempner, Mike Barlow, Barb Schwarz Karst, Rocky Hawkins, and more. These artists will be finishing their work during the first part of the event, and then the final pieces will be auctioned off later in the evening. People are encouraged to come early and watch as the pieces come to life, then finished and framed in front of them. There will also be several other finished works auctioned off, including new pieces from R. Tom Gilleon and Joe Kronenberg.
66 Mountain Loop Rd
Big Sky MT 59716
Yellowstone Art Art Auction 51
Exhibition: January 25 – March 9, 2019
Auction: Saturday, March 9, 2019 – 5-11 pm
Yellowstone Art Museum
401 N 27th St, Billings, MT 59101
Out West Art Show and Sale 2019
Out West Art Show and Sale
March 20 – 23, 2019
The Britain Room with Dana Gallery
1700 Fox Farm Rd
Great Falls MT 59404
The Autry Museum Masters of the American West
Masters of the American West Show & Sale at The Autry Museum
February 9 – March 24, 2019
4700 Western Heritage Way – Griffith Park, Los Angeles CA 90027
The country’s premier Western art show, the Masters of the American West Art Exhibition and Sale features paintings and sculptures by 64 contemporary, nationally recognized artists. Proceeds from Masters support the Autry’s many educational and community outreach programs.