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Alpine Artisans, Inc.
P.O. Box 841
Seeley Lake, MT 59868
(406) 677-0717
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Community Outreach

2013 Youth Grant Award Winners

Alpine Artisans Youth Grants: Students Pursue Art Interests
Article and photo by ANDI BOURNE, Seeley Swan Pathfinder, June 20, 2013

Every year Alpine Artisans Incorporated (AAI) offers Youth Grants to help students in elementary, middle school and high school attend summer art workshops and camps or pay for art lessons. Art is defined as music, visual arts (drawing, pottery, etc.), drama and dance. This year AAI awarded eight grants enabling area students to pursue a wide variety of art disciplines in the Blackfoot and Seeley-Swan Valleys. Continue reading »

Art Mobile of Montana 2013

Cultural Abstractions
Article and photos courtesy of BETTY VANDERWIELEN

Photographs of the Milky Way, of a Mennonite classroom, of a proud mountain lion and her baby; paintings abstract, realistic and visionary; Hmong snail-design fabric art; vibrantly colored handmade paper and a handmade fold-out book revealing things “Beneath the Surface”; an old tractor created with house paint on a brown paper bag; a bandolier made of toothbrush handles; dolls in traditional Crow regalia; a pottery-thrown platter; a ceramic Buddhist monk; a berry-picking basket made of tree bark – these were just some of the wonders Art Mobile Montana brought to our area schools for this year’s visit.  Continue reading »