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  • This is the first of a two-part series on the Roosevelt Center in Red Lodge and the many artists who have come it call it home.The ever energetic, enthusiastic, and perfectly charming Kat Healy is the director of the Roosevelt Center, a new community-based venture in Red Lodge Montana. The former school is now home to dozens of artists, from painters to musicians, quilt-makers to sound engineers.
  • Pianist Pedja Muzijevic is artistic advisor to Tippet Rise Art Center in Fishtail, Montana; directs a residency at the Banff Centre in Canada called Concert in 21stCentury; and serves as the artistic administrator at Baryshnikov Arts Center in New York.In all these roles he looks at the concert experience, both in programming and presentation, and questions what we can do to make classical music more relevant today.
  • Jamie Harrison did not envision a career as a writer, despite her father Jim Harrison’s illustrious literary career. After graduating from college with an English degree, she spent several years working as an editor in New York City. She moved to Livingston to work for a small publishing company and only took to writing after the business closed. Her four murder mysteries were published between 1996 and 2001. She retired from writing for nearly 16 years to raise a family.
  • The mission of the Red Lodge Clay Center is to support artists, the creative process and to provide a place for professionally minded ceramic artists to create new work. For the general public, the Center hosts visiting artist workshops, lectures, demonstrations, gallery exhibitions, and educational programming. Throughout the years, the Center has emphasized the importance of art and artmaking in everyday lives.
  • Since 1972 Thomas Minckler Fine Art has been immersed in the assembling of objects relevant to the history of the American West. A noted historian, Minckler is a noted expert in 19th and 20th Century painting, rare books, historic documents and vintage photography. All of these disciplines are interrelated in chronicling American Western history.
  • Renee Audette’s works will catch your eye. At first, they appear charming and whimsical, but at closer inspection they reveal a duality that displays a much darker side. A retrospective of the past two decades of her work opened in December at Kirks' Grocery in Billings.
  • Artist Ben Pease, a member of the Crow and Northern Cheyenne tribes, grew up in Lodge Grass and attended high school in Hardin where he began painting and sold his first painting at age 17.
  • Montana artist Tracy Linder's sense of how life and death unfold plays out through her art. Representations of the natural world, including larger-than-life wheat strands crafted from leather, stitched seed pods lined with rabbit fur, and illuminated resin wings, are all part of a retrospective of her work, titled "Open Range," which is on display at Yellowstone Art Museum in Billings through January 2021.
  • Gerry Robinson, an enrolled member of the Northern Cheyenne Tribe of Montana was recently informed that he will be awarded the Western Heritage Award for Outstanding American Western Novel in recognition of his recently published book The Cheyenne Story: An Interpretation of Courage.
  • In this episode, Resounds host Corby Skinner talks with Chris Warren about his book Ernest Hemingway in the Yellowstone High Country.