As part of a “Main Street Montana Project” Missoula artist Laura Blaker traveled to Libby to paint our vary own Mineral Avenue. She starts with photos she takes of the are trying to find just the right light and then, she heads back home to Missoula where she gets started on the painting. Blaker is on a mission to paint about 200 towns in Montana.
Her paintings and prints will be on display in the Tower Gallery at the Heritage Museum August 1-19, 2018. Prints of the Libby painting will be on sale in a booth at the Ignite the Nights street celebration on Saturday August 18th and at the Heritage Museum August 1-19.