The Jailhouse Gallery is excited to feature seven Blackfeet artists whose work is seldom exhibited in Helena. Their work spans a wide array of media and styles, from
shield art to beadwork, as well as traditional, abstract and contemporary paintings and traditional-style ledger art.
This show was curated by Lori Feiss, the Myrna Loy’s new gallery curator, and by Darrell Norman, founder of the Lodgepole Gallery & Tipi Village in Browning.
The exhibit features work a traditional buffalo hide shield, a drum, a sculpture and a rawhide eagle image by Darrell Norman; pencil and pastel works by Ernest Marceau; monoprints and pictograph art by David Dragonfly; contemporary works in various media by Valentina LaPier; acrylics by noted painter Francis Wall; landscapes and Blackfeet scenes by painter Howard Pepion; and several notable works by Montana Cultural Treasure Jonathan Cadotte.