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New

art show & Sale

to boost NILE Scholarship Fund and Feature Montana Artists By Nicole michaels

Tracy Linder, Blindsided (series of 100), ©2009-2012, installation view, each cowhead: 24”h x 13.5”w x 7”d, cast cotton paper, fescue grass, metal ear band (photo courtesy of the artist)

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Montana Art Show Oct. 15, 4-6 p.m. Oct. 20-22, 4-6 pm. The event is open to the public in the Sky Box area of the Rimrock Arena at Metra Park. 52

ontana fine artist Tracy Linder hopes her work will sculpt a better conversation about pressures on the nation’s food supply and agricultural practices. Linder, who grew up on a farm near Billings and now makes her home in the dryland country of Molt, is one of the artists who will exhibit at the NILE’s first art show. Some of the work exhibited will be for sale and a percentage of the sales will benefit NILE scholarships. “All of my work emphasizes our connection to the land and the A publication of

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sanctity of our food sources,” says Linder, a sculptor who works in bronze and lesserknown mediums. Well-spoken with a solid resume and her MFA from Boulder, CO, Linder, 51, works out of a converted 100-year-old farm house on a homestead property and stays involved in ag by helping her neighbors with a cow herd and crops. She’s a strong supporter of the NILE and what it brings to the area. NILE Foundation president Butch Bratsky says the art show is a fresh idea that came about at the perfect time.

2016 NILE Premier Issue & Horse Sale Catalog  

Information about the 2016 Northern International Livestock Expo and accompanying horse sale, including the sale catalog.

2016 NILE Premier Issue & Horse Sale Catalog  

Information about the 2016 Northern International Livestock Expo and accompanying horse sale, including the sale catalog.