Art IS Life
Bless the artists who
Enrich our lives with meaning
Far beyond our eyes.
They see far more than
Our limited vision does.
God bless our artists!
Today our Ennis Arts Asociation met at one of the art display and sales stores right here in our little town of less than 1000 residents – in the gallery called “Artists on Main.”
My sub-title here on Jan Beek is “Love One Another.” We show our love in so many ways. One of them is through our respect for one another’s artistic expression… another is through our love of hospitality. Read on to see our very sincere invitation.
Today the Ennis Arts Association featured a session on Pottery. Folks like me, who have no experience in the workings of clay and wheels and all that jargon, went to see how it’s done – start to finish.
My friend, Carol Clarkson, who runs the Artists on Main Gallery showed us how she takes the various parts that she formed the day before and puts them together to make a teapot.
Look up there on the right, and you will see the basic pot, its lid, and potential spouts.
She put them together for a teapot that has such character!
I can hardly wait to see it fired and painted and glazed and ready as a finish product.
Our second potter, Sherry Jarvis, demonstrated her skills on the potters wheel. She creates bowls, vases, ornaments, and free-form items that are as enchanting as she is.
Working with clay is just one form of art that entices the visitors to visit our little town’s Artists on Main shop. You will find many items to encourage you if you come to Ennis. And when you do so, be sure to look us (the Beekmans) up.
The gallery has such an eclectic collection.
Come and see!
The painitngs are beautiful and varied.
The leather journals are inviting.
I love the assortment of wooden bowls and spoons that are each unique and beautiful.
Stained glass decorate the front window
as well as colorful
stained glass paintings that appear as collages
Ennis, Montana has at least five art galleries
showcasing art from creative Montana artists… and beyond.
You need to come and visit our quaint little town!
Bob & I have a spot here that welcomes friends unconditionally.
Hospitality is one of my spiritual gifts. You’d feel welcome in our home because you are one of my WordPress friends. We have a lot in common – and I would love to get to know you on a face-to-face basis.
We are only an hour from Yellowstone National Park.
You could use our home as “home base” as you travel to see this amazing site:
You’ll be inspired to create art -written and visual arts –
based on the sites you see in our Montana wonderland.
Art is Life.
Come and experience it with us!
Write us at our e-mail address:
Put in the title of the e-mail these code words:
WordPress.MT.Visit.Art is Life!
Tell us when you’d like to come.
Are you up for it??