Nominations are now being accepted online for the Governor’s Arts Awards 2010. The Governor’s Arts Awards program honors outstanding citizens and organizations in Montana whose achievements in the arts benefit all Montanans. The governor presents the Governor’s …
So that makes Missoula’s Greyman one of our most prolific street artists, right?
But the story is more than just a story of workers and a boomtown gone bust. The story is a human one about the bonds that hard work can forge within a community, how hard work can actually become the defining element of a community. Those bonds and that sense of identity can be destroyed when work dries up. In the case of Butte, the work dried up as a result of corporate greed, when finally, mining left the town forever.
I know that there are plans for a 24 hour sketch-off in October @ the Ceretana as well. 24 straight hours of models and drawing. THAT is going to be a blast.