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CROW NOW: A visual survey 1904-2016

crow-nowFriday, September 16th, 2016 at 6pm

Stapleton Gallery
104 North Broadway, Suite 204
Billings, Montana 59101
Tel 406 384 0996

Around 1904 – the year Stapleton Gallery’s building was constructed in Billings, Montana — legendary photographer Richard Throssel had taken up residence in Montana and began photographing the Crow Nation. His classic, Western photography inspires even today. These were the first photos taken by someone adopted by the Crow people; he was given access to the ceremonies and rituals others had not documented.

On September 16 Stapleton Gallery will show selections from the largest private collection of original Throssel photos alongside new, contemporary work by artists Kevin Red Star, Ben Pease, Judd Thompson and Erika Haight, to name a few. Some of these artists are Crow by birth and some — like Throssel — have been formally adopted by the Crow.


One Man Show at Sorrel Sky Gallery in Santa Fe, New Mexico - August 2016

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Kevin Red Star One man Show
August 5, 2016 – 5 to 7:30pm
Sorrel Sky Gallery
125 W. Palace Avenue, Santa Fe NM 87501
Tel: (505) 501-6555

The one-man show during First Friday Art Walk on Friday, August 5, 2016 features Native American painter Kevin Red Star from 5:00-7:30 pm at Sorrel Sky Gallery’s downtown location at 125 W. Palace Ave. Nationally and Internationally acclaimed, Red Star’s paintings celebrate his culture’s history in a contemporary yet traditional style. He is one of Sorrel Sky Gallery’s featured artists during Santa Fe Indian Market 2016.

Sorrel Sky Gallery owner, Shanan Campbell Wells, sees Red Star’s work as innovative, continually breaking new ground. “Kevin’s use of bold color, his masterful manipulation of light and contrast, his obvious dedication to his craft and his culture … it touches something new in the viewer each time they are in the presence of his work. It’s been an honor to represent Kevin at our Durango location for so many years. To now have him at our Santa Fe location, not just to present this new body of work, but to represent him here as well, I couldn’t be more pleased.”


43rd Annual Art in the Beartooths - July 2016

Art In The Beartooths
Saturday July 9th, 2016
9:30 am – 9 pm
Lion’s Club Park
11 West 8th Street
Red Lodge, MT 59068

Out West Show Art & Sale 2016

Out West Show Art & Sale
March 16 – 19, 2016
Best Western Heritage Plus Inn
1700 Fox Farm Rd
Great Falls MT 59404
Kevin Red Star will be in rooms 296 & 298.
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.


Kevin Red Star Solo Exhibition at Modern West Fine Art

Kevin Red Star Exhibition at Modern West Fine Art Kevin Red Star 2“We are honored to feature new works by Nationally renowned artist Kevin Red Star, a Native American artist who explores the history and culture of his heritage through modern art techniques. His paintings are filled with powerful portraits and figure work, bold colors and a seamless execution of Indian culture with a contemporary flair. Kevin Red Star’s work speaks to his background steeped in the arts as well as his Native American upbringing.”

February 19 – March 12, 2016

Modern West Fine Art
177 E 200 South
Salt Lake City Utah 84111

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