Bidding underway for Art in the Beartooths

Exhibition and online auction for Carbon County Arts Guild continue through July 26

Art Beat

Bidding is underway for the 48th annual Art in the Beartooths, sponsored by Carbon County Arts Guild and Depot Gallery in Red Lodge. The exhibition and auction help the organization continue providing access to art, supporting artistic expression, and encouraging creative experiences for the enrichment of the community.

"End of Day" by Helen Mackay is among 63 works of art available via online auction.
“End of Day” by Helen Mackay is among 63 works of art available via Art in the Beartooths online auction.Photo © Helen Mackay

New this year: works by participating artists will be on display July 1-26 at the gallery, with two opportunities to meet and mingle with artists. The Kick-off Party, held July 10, sets the stage for the Auction Party, 5:30-7:30 p.m. July 22, which offers a chance to view the auction art, mingle with artists and place bids. Tickets for the party are $40 and include appetizers catered by Wild Table, drinks, and music.

The exhibition of 63 pieces of art may be viewed in person or online and the auction is open to everyone. All bidding takes place through the Handbid auction site.

This year’s roster of artists includes C.E. Allen, Ty Barhaug, Carol Barmore, Maggie Bassett, Amber Downs Blazina, Kathy Davies, Cheryl Davis, Battista Eaton, Sherry Gallagher, Barbara Garrett, Carol Hagan, Laurel Hanson, Noel Hawke, Connie Herberg, DG House, Lance Johnson, Mike Kosorok, Mary Knapp, Elizabeth LaRowe, Helen Mackay, Terri Malucci, David McMasters, Judith McMurray, Christine Mullaney, Diana Mysse, Maggi Neal, E. Denney NeVille, Dorci Newman Tremblay, Pat Olding, Dominique Paulus, Janice Polzin, John Potter, Vicki Quick, Randall Rasmussen, Stephanie Rose, Cliff Rossberg, Randi Slaughter, Laurie Stevens, Trish Stevenson, Lou Taylor, Robert Tompkins, Echo Ukrainetz, Ron Ukrainetz, James Vincent, Dan Wells, Shirle Wempner, Randy Wiethorn, Kelly Wolfe, Tom Wolfe, Bonnie Zahn-Griffith and Dana Zier.

Prices start low with pieces going to the highest bidders when the auction closes at 7:30 p.m. July 26. For those unfamiliar with Handbid, a how-to video is available online.

Two exhibits continue through Aug. 31 at the Carbon County Arts Guild Satellite Gallery in the Roosevelt Center at 519 S. Broadway. “Another Door” is an inaugural painting series by Mark Matthews, while Cheryl J. Davis of Billings and Shawn Stewart, of Red Lodge share photographs of nature.

For further information visit or call the Guild at 406-446-1370.