ART: FIRST FRIDAY

  • the Public House 130 East Broadway Street Missoula, MT, 59802 United States

This month we'll be featuring three art experiences:

Linds Sanders will be featuring: “Haiga Graph: A Haiku Art Collaboration” which utilizes the haiku of California author, Andrew Dugas. Art, the postal system, and serendipity united these two artists over the 980 miles separating their mailboxes. 

In 2012, Andrew began writing and mailing his haiku to strangers and friends alike, concluding after sending his 1,001st postcard. In 2013, Linds received one of these postcards, prompting her to pursue a similar project three years later. With Andrew's direction and mentorship, Linds sent an original piece of artwork to a stranger every day in 2016. Last year they met for the first time in person and began collaboration on "HaigaGraph: A Haiku Art Collaboration". Andrew wrote and sent Linds haiku that inspired the artwork. As a nod to their beginnings, all the small works are 5 by 7 inches, the size of a postcard.

Experience the union of visual art and haiku in this series of small artworks that celebrate the changing seasons, quiet morning moments, and the realizations that can be found in the rain beating against the kitchen window.

Heather Schwartz Hockenbrough will be featuring her stunning large-scale series: “Nature’s Chemical Canvas: A Reincarnation.” Both shows will be on display through the end of February. 

Kate Jordan & Bruno Augusto of “Arts & Above” present an intimate evening of performance works that describe their stories interwoven to live music by Bruno. It encompasses art installation, film, music, and dance.

THE PUBLIC HOUSE | 406.926.3404 | 130 E. Broadway, Missoula MT 59802