Field Notes: Robin Earles

August 5 - September 17

Field Notes: Robin Earles is a mixed media solo exhibition exploring the use of color and shape to describe ideas about space. In these explorations, Robin Earles ( uses all her highly selective abilities to align the readable and non-readable into the intuitive travels that have always fascinated her. Click image to see full exhibition.

Nature Morte: Courtney Blazon and Louis Habeck

June 3 - July 23

Nature Morte – a fresh, collaborative body of work from the imaginative minds of Courtney Blazon and Louis Habeck – investigates the artistic tradition of the still life in a contemporary context. Each artist explores their own narratives and compositions – within a refined collection of subject matter – through the use of their stylistically distinctive materials. Click image to view the rest of the exhibition.

Through The Lens: Kirks' Grocery

June 3 - July 23

Through the Lens: Kirks' Grocery is an exhibition of photographs by Nicholas Rogers, resident photographer at Kirks'. The show features 14 photographs gleaned form scores of events he documented at the gallery over the last 3 years. Come find yourself in the crowd. Click image to view the rest of the exhibition.

Stephen Glueckert - Willendorf Double Take

April 1 - May 21

CELEBRATE APRIL FOOL’S DAY AT KIRKS’ ON FRIDAY. This is no joke. Friday, April 1, from 5 – 9 PM is ArtWalk and the opening reception for a new solo exhibition by Stephen Glueckert, Willendorf Double Take. Every piece of art depicts the adorable Venus of Willendorf juxtaposed with pop culture icons from Yosemite Sam to Mr. Potato Head to a Minion. If you are unable to make it to the opening or eager to check it out and buy online, this link will take you right to the show.

Kirks' Small Works Exhibition

February 4th - March 19th

Kirks’ Grocery is proud to present Kirks’ small Works, a group exhibition featuring art under 12” by 23 artists from across Montana. From cyanotype to ceramic, from paint to photo to print, this show features a broad range of media and subject matter. Artists include: Chris Alveshere, Suny Stone Ballou, Courtney Blazon, Austin Coudriet, Becca DeMeyer, Emily Davidson, Jane Waggoner Deschner, Todd Forsgren, Stephen Glueckert, Marla Goodman, Jason Jam, Jodi Lightner, Jon Lodge, Sara Mast, Gordon McConnell, Jackson McMurrey, Matthew O’Brien, Juliet Parks, Keeara Rhoades, Jay Schmidt, Kathryn Schmidt, Martha Stahl, and Erika Wilson. See and buy work from this exhibition online by clicking image.

Innately Unseen: Sean Chandler and Mary Serbe

December 3 - 31, 2021

Innately Unseen: Sean Chandler and Mary Serbe Kirks’ Grocery is proud to present an exhibition of work by Sean Chandler (Aaniih) and Mary Serbe. Sean Chandler’s work is infused with experiences from his childhood in Eastern Montana, including his love of Major League Baseball and the history of Native assimilation into White culture, as well as teachings from his father. This exhibition features large mixed media canvases and monotype prints. Mary Serbe’s new work explores landscapes that are intuited in spaces without light and depth. These small works form an interconnected space on the periphery of memory using acrylic and black thread.

Cathryn McIntyre: "Chronicling the Female Experience among Men"

October 1 - November 19, 2021

Chronicling the Female Experience among Men is a solo exhibition of the work of Glasgow, Montana artist Cathyrn McIntyre. This series originated as the result of a sexist encounter experienced by the artist during an art auction in 2012. After being told, “You paint yourself naked that’s a painting worth buying,” she was incensed. She spoke with other professional females to learn if they had experienced sexist encounters while working at their professions. They ALL had.

"Extraction: Art on the Edge of the Abyss"

August 6th - September 23rd, 2021

EXTRACTION: Art on the Edge of the Abyss is a multimedia, multi-venue, cross-border art intervention which seeks to provoke societal change by exposing and interrogating the negative social and environmental consequences of industrialized natural resource extraction.

"Imaginary America: New Paintings by Gordon McConnell"

June 4th - July 16th, 2021

Leah Tinari and Todd Forsgren

April 2nd - May 21st, 2021

Kirks’ Grocery presents an exhibition by NYC artist Leah Tinari and the chemical process art of Todd Forsgren.

Emily Davidson and Brian Keith Scott

March 5th, 2021 - March 26th, 2021

New acrylic works by Emily Davis alongside the industrial sculptures of Brian Keith Scott.

December 4th - December 31st, 2020

Renee Audette Retrospective and Winter Group Show Featuring work by Terry Karson, Sandy Dvarishkis, Gary Halsten, Marla Goodman, and Keith Martinez.

Seeing Patterns

October 2 - November 20, 2020

Seeing Patterns Exhibition
Daniel Green, Bertha Otoya, Ethel Rivita, and Hung Kei Shui from San Francisco non-profit Creativity Explored come with passionate repetitions and patterned text. Kirks’ Grocery responds with Neltje, Mary Serbe, Shane de Leon, and Ellen Kuntz.

Curate / Instigate: Gordon McConnell & Stephen Glueckert

April 3 - May 29, 2020

Two Montana curators bring their refreshingly loose yet learned works on paper and multi-dimensional sculpture to Kirks’ front galleries. Sandy Dvarishkis displays the newest firings from her kiln plus works from Jane Waggoner Deschner.

Mixx Group Show: Reckless / Artwalk / Ellen Kuntz | 2/07/20 - 3/27/20

February 7 - March 27, 2020

MIXX is a group of regional artists that first exhibited together in January 2007. Membership has ebbed and flowed; all but one of the members is in this show. Jane Waggoner Deschner, Mark Earnhart, Lillie Grace, Jodi Lightner, Tracy Linder, Jon Lodge, Gordon McConnell, Neltje, Keeara Rhoades, and Patrick Smith.

Terry Karson Commons and October Group Show

October 4 - October 25, 2019

Terry Karson
October 2019 group show featuring Marla Goodman, Rossco, Hank Williams Fuller, and more coincided with the Terry Karson Commons / Stump Exhibition.

Artwalk: The Poster Art Of Shane de Leon

August 8- September 27, 2019

Kirks' Grocery owner Shane de Leon exhibits over 30 years of his silk screen, letterpress, photocopy, stencil and hand drawn posters, records, and rock and roll ephemera. Showcasing his graphic design and love of music.


December 6, 2018 - January 6, 2019 Curated by Sherri Cornett and Dr. Aaron Rosen

This show featured internationally recognized artists MICHAEL TAKEO MAGRUDER and BENTLY SPANG. Each artist’s installation reflected on discourses of intolerance and belonging in the light of their family histories and current events, especially the crisis facing immigrants at the southern border of the United States.

For further information and artist statements click here.

To view MIchael TAkeo’s Zero Tolerance v1.0 click here.

Michael Takeo's Zero Tolerance v1.0 and Bently Spang's Waiting to Hunt on 'the White Man's Land'