Participating Galleries

Dick Idol Signature Gallery

238 Central Ave.

Montana’s most unique fine art gallery, featuring oil paintings, bronze sculptures and more from some of the western art world’s finest artists, including Colt Idol, one of the fastest rising stars in the western art world today. Colt Idol has brought a dramatic sense of light and dazzling color to some of the most iconic images of the West. A Whitefish native, he is one of the most sought after young artists today. The gallery also features beautiful one of a kind antler furniture and fine art animal mounts for the home, a Dick Idol exclusive. We invite you to experience a truly remarkable fine art gallery here in beautiful downtown Whitefish.

Frame of Reference Fine Art
235 Central Ave.
Frame of Reference Fine Art website

Celebrating 20 years in the Flathead Valley, Frame of Reference Fine Art skillfully blends the best of the New and the Old West in our Central Avenue gallery. We feature a broad range of original artwork by regional artists with both contemporary and traditional themes, complimented by a carefully-curated selection of rare and collectible treasures which celebrate the romance and history of the West at its finest. From local favorites like Ken Yarus, Julie T. Chapman, and R Tom Gilleon to icons like C.M. Russell, Ace Powell and Edward Sheriff Curtis, our ever-changing collection warrants a visit every time you’re in town! We are renowned for exceptional custom framing – from small projects to immense shadowboxes, our selection, our knowledge, creative vision, and attention to detail are unparalleled. At Frame of Reference Fine Art, Perspective is Everything!

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Going To The Sun Gallery
137 Central Avenue

Going To The Sun Gallery located in the heart of downtown Whitefish, proudly represents 36 Montana and regional artists. The gallery which carries only original works also offers custom made jewelry. Representing: Virginie Baude, Kevin Bowers, James Corwin, Dustin Curtis, Brent Flory, Patricia Griffin, Ken Hansen, Tom Hjorleifson, Gary Johnson, Lance Johnson, Joe Kronenberg, Jenifer Li, Karen Leigh,
Rochelle Lombardi, Katherine McNeill, Krystii Melaine, Jack Muir, Wanda Mumm, Michael Naranjo, Daniel Parker, Reg Parsons, Yvette Rosa, Carol Lee Thompson, Ritch Gaiti, Ron Lesser, Cory James McLaughlin, Norma Pfaff, Helen Rietz, Sally Vannoy, Diane Whitehead, Chip Jones, Cheryl King, Dan Knepper, Dallen Lambson, Hayden Lambson, and Tim Wold.

McGough & Company
131 Central Avenue

For the past 28 years, McGough & Company has been offering unique jewelry and gifts with a smile and great service. The store offers some of the most sought after brands including Tacori, Gabriele & Co, Citizen & Bulova watches and Chamilia beads. With our large selection of loose diamonds, Montana Sapphires, Montana Yogo Sapphires, Precious & Semi-Precious stones, we are able to accommodate the most sophisticated tastes and designs.

Nancy Cawdrey Studios & Gallery
204 Wisconsin Ave.

Summer Hours: Monday-Sunday, 10 a.m. – 6 p.m. The Cawdrey Family presents a fine art gallery featuring premier contemporary artists of the American West, focusing on the wildlife, figures and landscapes which define our region. Nancy is known for her boldly-colored animals and luminous skies.


Stephen Isley Jewelry
241 Central Avenue

Stephen Isley Jewelry specializes in custom designed fine jewelry and original art by local and regional artists. Stephen Isley Jewelry is proud to create an inviting and eclectic gallery of distinction where contemporary paintings, glass, and wood sculptures blend with iconic Native American works. The gallery presents the perfect balance of Montana sophistication and rugged allure. Come in to see the latest works by our featured artists!

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Stumptown Art Studio
145 Central Avenue

As Whitefish Montana’s community art center since 1995, Stumptown Art Studio offers programs for art lovers of all ages and interests. The gallery area hosts monthly exhibits and sales by local artists. Ongoing classes, workshops, a clay co-operative, field trips, outreach with the Van Gogh (art mobile) and walk-in pottery painting, glass-fusing and mosaic-making are all available. Last fall Stumptown Art Studio, a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization, initiated a project with Blackfeet artists from Browning and other East side towns to help develop and preserve the art, stories, culture and heritage of Montana Native Americans through the arts!

Sunti World Art Gallery
345 Spokane Ave.

Internationally acclaimed sculptor, Sunti Pichetchaiyakul, is one of the world’s leading artists
of portraiture and of hyper-realism.  An award winning member of the Portrait Society of America, Sunti’s “Legends” collections are regarded for their spiritual essence and lifelike qualities, featuring detail never before seen in bronze. His gallery presents a tasteful fusion of east meets west; representing some of the finest contemporary painters in Asia and North America.  Sunti World Art Gallery boasts of both culture and class, showcasing not only original masterpieces, but also offering a selection of handmade gifts from the coasts of the Bay of Bengal to the islands of the Andaman Sea.


The Walking Man Frame Shop & Gallery
305 Baker Avenue

The Walking Man Frame Shop & Gallery offers full- service custom framing & exhibits contemporary local & regional artwork. We feature a wide variety of mediums, including oil, acrylic, ceramics, photography and indoor/outdoor sculpture. Current artists include Mark Baumbach, Judy Cockrell, Danny Kraus, Justin Anthony, Linda Hendrickson, Oliva Stark, Kelly West, Holden Roberts, Pete Stecher and Heidi Marie Faessel to name a few, with new artists being introduced each year. Our framing services vary from dry-mounting to custom hand-wrapped matting, shadowboxes & mirrors, with a large selection of moulding choices, including reclaimed barnwood frames by local craftsman, Kim Lucier and handmade steel & aluminum frames by Terence Gill.

Underscore Art
100 Central Ave.

Underscore Art features contemporary regional art and distinctive fine jewelry. The gallery showcases
the work of emerging to established regional artists working in a range of media. It also offers a curated collection of designer fine jewelry from around the world.

Whitefish Pottery & Stillwater Gallery
240-242 Central Avenue

Whitefish Pottery produces a full line of functional stoneware pottery as well as representing potters from the Flathead Valley and across Montana. Wood-Fire, Raku, Low-Fire— always something unique. Stillwater Gallery is attached to Whitefish Pottery and hosts local, national, and international ceramic artists in monthly shows. Photography, prints, and paintings, as well as various gift items are also available. One-of-a-kind sculptures to our ever popular Mini-Pots—all under one roof. Call 862-8211 for pottery tours!