UMW News BureauCanadian painter Ken Dalgarno’s “Scultped Landscapes” will be the next exhibition at the University of Montana Western Art Gallery/Museum. Dalgarno’s work will be available for viewing Feb. 1 through March 3, 2010. By Ashley Makowski [caption id="" align="alignleft" width="240" caption=""Rust" by Ken Dalgarno"][/caption] Canadian painter Ken Dalgarno’s “Scultped Landscapes” will be the next exhibition at the University of Montana Western Art Gallery/Museum. Dalgarno’s work will be available for viewing Feb. 1 through March 3, 2010. Dalgarno, a self-taught artist who was born and raised in Moose Jaw, Saskatchewan, Canada, is inspired by his ancestors’ strong bond with the sweeping vistas of the Canadian prairie. “I’m trying to show that the prairie landscape can be a fascinating place,” Dalgarno said of his work. With an attention to texture and the giant prairie sky, Dalgarno uses his own take on the “impasto” method applying thick acrylic on canvas to paint the colorful prairie landscapes featured in “Sculpted Landscapes.” Dalgarno’s painting “Rust” was featured in the “Art on the Plains” exhibition at the Plains Art Museum, Fargo, North Dakota. He has also exhibited in numerous group and solo shows across Western Canada and North Dakota. This exhibition — Dalgarno’s second Montana showing — is sponsored by The Montana Art Gallery Directors Association, a state-wide service organization for non-profit museums and galleries. Funding is also provided by the Montana Cultural & Aesthetic Trust and The Montana Arts Council. The Montana Western Museum and Art Gallery is located in Montana Western’s Main Hall and is open Monday through Friday, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Help Montana Western preserve its rich educational traditions and build upon UMW’s exceptional history by participating the Legacy Campaign. Click here for more information.
It's really the best way to decide which college or university is right for you. Click here to set up a visit today. And, oh by the way, we have a special gift for you just for stopping by.
We’d like to tell you more about our remarkable university. Just click here and we’ll send you information.
Montana Western is actively seeking a new chancellor to continue the university's rich traditions and innovative approach to higher education.
For the third time in as many years, Montana Western has a Carnegie Foundation Professor of the Year.
University of Montana Western English professor Alan Weltzien is a champion of Montana literature.
With a post-graduation job already secured in the equine industry, Kara Einarson’s career is off to a promising start.
Diana Taylor is pursuing an early childhood education degree to enrich her life and bolster her skills for her job at a Head Start in Butte, Mont.