Full Color catalog from 2010 show at Center on Contemporary Art. Since 2009, Seattle-based CoCA has explored the concept of exchanging artwork with contemporary art organizations, collectives, and... More > art departments east of the Cascade Mountains in the interior west with their series Across the Divide.
For the fourth incarnation of the series, "The New Boondocks", CoCA featured the work of 8 artists working in Montana alongside a group of 8 artists selected from the west side of the Cascades. The Exhibition addresses the proposition that the postmodern environment has spread into the rural landscape to the point where the art of the rural/ suburban/urban landscapes are indistinguishable.
East of the Cascades is represented by Brad Allen, Nicole Pietrantoni, Matt Hamon, Edgar Smith, Kevin Bell, Karina Noel Hean, Trey Hill, and James Bailey.
West of the Cascades is represented by Natalie Niblack, Janet Fagen, Gary Berg, Rodrigo Valenzuela, Lily Martina Lee, Zack Bent, Aaron Haba, and Libby Gerber.< Less
Full Color catalog from 2010 show at Center on Contemporary Art featuring artwork from MFA students at the University of Montana at Missoula. Essays by Curator David Francis and student Anna Buxton.... More > Featured artists include: Lucy Capehart, Pamela Caughey, Michael Flynn, Sarahjess Hurt, Will Hutchinson, Lisa Jarrett, Steph Johnsen, Anna Lemnitzer, Suzanne Lussier, Yaro Neils, Randi O’Brien, Cathryn Sugg, Nathan Tonning, and Rebecca Weed.< Less