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A Timeless Legacy 2022: Artists of Glacier, Past and Present

27 Aug 2022 - 23 Dec 2022


  • Exhibit run: August 27 – December 23, 2022 
  • Reception and Celebration: Saturday, August 27, 2022  5-8 pm
  • Since the inaugural A Timeless Legacy exhibition in 2015,  our beloved annual and now biennial exhibition celebrating the history, life and work of Glacier National Park artists has taken many forms and focuses. For the 2022 exhibition, we feature work from both contemporary artists working in and around Glacier National Park, as well as historic artifacts and artwork from the Hockaday’s permanent collection and loaned works from Glacier National Park’s own collection.
  • Also features smaller works and sketches for sale by the contemporary artists in our Off the Wall Sales Gallery and gift shop.



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2022 A Timeless Legacy Featured Artists


Nancy Dunlop Cawdrey lives in a world of color. And she likes to paint that way as well. After living for some years abroad in England and Europe with her husband Steve, eventually they found themselves returning to the United States and settling down in Montana.

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Known for her evocative plein air landscapes, artist Carole Cooke relates, “When I paint on location in remote areas I feel a sense of unparalleled exhilaration.  It is my hope that sharing images of these pristine vistas will give the viewers a strong sense of connection to nature.” 

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“I’m endlessly inspired to discover and become familiar with the variations and nuances of this landscape. Pastels are my chosen medium. They allow me the ability to use bold flourishing strokes as well as subtle blending to convey mood and motion in the composition. Pastels encourage my exploration of vibrant and colorful expression.”

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Born and raised in Calgary, Alberta, Michelle Grant has been working professionally as an artist since 1994. She presently works in a contemporary realistic style, working in oils, acrylic and graphite. Her inspiration comes from owning horses, and attending a multitude of horse related events, capturing photographic reference for her paintings. 

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My love of the landscape prompts me to paint it, and I look for a story to tell when I paint. I work to create art into which the viewer can step into, finding and experiencing their own story.  If that happens, then I have done my job. “From the ground up, the stretch of the landscape, the embrace of the colors, the magnitude of the terrain and the physical earth all shape my vision  from my heart; so my love of the land.”

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Wildlife artist Julie Jeppsen is known for her paintings combining realism and atmosphere of wild animals in landscape. Julie is a self-taught artist, whose subject matter is a wide range of animals. She has been involved in some form of art all her life and will continue doing it because it’s a major part of who she is.

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John Hughes is a plein air and studio artist with over 35 years’ experience. He teaches workshops and classes through the Scottsdale Artist’s School, as well as Salt Lake Community College and other venues. John is a member of the Rocky Mountain Plein Air Painters, Plein Air Painters of Utah and the American Impressionist Society.

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As a contemporary landscape painter, my work is a conscious play of mood, light and color, but as a naturalist raised and rooted in the diverse landscapes of western America, a painting means more than that to me. Each location is an encounter of spirit with the land, the trees, and the waters that have always given me a sense of connection and order.

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Erica Neumann is best known for abstract wildlife paintings, especially bears, painted with bold colour and vigorous brushwork using the alla prima technique. A dedicated fine artist, she values good craftmanship and continues the tradition established by the Group of Seven, often depicting wildlife as her preferred subject.

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Gini is a dedicated student of the arts and continues to expand her work in new directions. Gini’s oil paintings speak she has witnessed as a fourth generation Montanan. A notable aspect of her work is that it reflects a response that is purely intuitive. In doing so, Gini makes the intuitive parts of her experience visible allowing the viewer to bring their own response to the work.

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Mark has earned a substantial reputation as one of the most talented landscape painters in America. His bold, colorful oil paintings and soft pastel watercolors have attracted the attention of private and corporate art collectors throughout the United States, Canada, and Europe. From painting in the vast and beautiful locations of our National Parks to dock-side marinas or a quaint street scene, Mark finds himself at home around the world.

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Sally Vannoy grew up on a horse ranch in Montana and has ridden horses and had an affinity for animals since a young child.  Drawing has always been second nature to Sally.  Her paintings and drawings include horses, wildlife and the natural landscape. Her love for animals and the environment are gracefully depicted in oils on canvas.

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Also featuring  historic works from the the Hockaday Permanent Collection, Private Lenders, and the Glacier National Park Collection by : Joe Abbrescia, John Clark, T. J. Hileman, Ralph De Camp Joe De Yong, Leah Dewey Leabo,  Tm English, John Fery, Charles Fritz, Norman Forsyth, Elizabeth Lochrie, Leonard Lopp, Ace Powell, Winold Reiss, Roland Reed, Lucile Van Slyck,  Lone Wolf Hart Merriam Schultz, Kathryn Stats, Linda Tippetts, and Linda Wilder.
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  • Date: 27 Aug 2022 - 23 Dec 2022
  • Location:Hockaday Museum of Art
  • Curators:Hockaday Museum of Art
  • Duration:60 Minutes (approximately)

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