The Purple Pomegranate, a fine craft specialty store, is featuring work by White Sulfur Springs resident, Annie Bailey during the month of August. Annie Bailey is an illustration artist and photographer grew up on her family’s working cattle ranch and learned to observe nature as a never-ending inspiration to her creative work. She came to love the Montana landscape from an early age, and to appreciate the changes of seasons that we experience here. Often the colors Annie uses in her work are taken directly from the landscape photos she takes while traveling the state full-time, and keeping a detailed log of the beautiful tones she sees in the different parts of Montana. The vividness of the Spring to the understated tones of Winter are all things that she learned to see and apply to her work.
Annie is very passionate about the conservation of the land, and is an advocate for the preservation of Montana’s natural spaces. Annie began her artistic career as a fine artist, painting in oils and drawing in charcoal pencil. She began selling her work around the state and now sells in most states outside of Montana, as well as overseas. Her work is currently licensed by Better Homes and Gardens, the DIY Network, and several television shows. About ten years ago she began taking photographs to keep as references for her artwork, and has started selling her photographs as well as her fine art. She currently resides in Billings, Montana working out of her studio in the downtown area.
Join us for the opening reception during Whitefish Gallery Night, Thursday, August 2, 2018 from 6-9 PM. Annie’s work will be displayed during the opening and throughout the month of August.