Kirks' Artists A-Z
October 15 - November 19
Kirks’ Grocery is proud to celebrate the work of many of our family of artists who have exhibited throughout the last four years. This exhibition will open in conjunction with our 4th Anniversary celebration and reopening. Artists: Renee Audette Suny Stone Ballou Jackson Blue/Epitome J Emily Davidson Shane DeLeon Becca DeMeyer Jane Waggoner Deschner Sandy Dvarishkis Robin Earles Jackie Emery Stephen Glueckert Gary Halsten Jason Jam Terry Karson Jon Lodge Cathryn McIntyre Margaret Mensching Matthew O’Brien Jean Posusta Matthew Potter Abby Rausch Nicholas Rogers Brian Keith Scott Mary Serbe Leah Tinari James John Warneke Stella Zell
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 (http://www.robinearles.com) 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.
Leah Tinari and Todd Forsgren
April 2nd - May 21st, 2021
Emily Davidson and Brian Keith Scott
March 5th, 2021 - March 26th, 2021
October 2 - November 20, 2020
Curate / Instigate: Gordon McConnell & Stephen Glueckert
April 3 - May 29, 2020
Mixx Group Show: Reckless / Artwalk / Ellen Kuntz | 2/07/20 - 3/27/20
February 7 - March 27, 2020
Terry Karson Commons and October Group Show
October 4 - October 25, 2019
Artwalk: The Poster Art Of Shane de Leon
August 8- September 27, 2019
UNDOCUMENTED: DIFFERENCE IN AMERICA TODAY
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.