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Longer Description:

In 1928 one would not expect to find a woman artist with an easel and forty-five pound pack on her back hiking alone through the spring snow of Glacier National Park to paint. But, for almost a century women have been coming to one of the most ruggedly beautiful and culturally rich locations in Montana to capture the majesty of the landscape. A Timeless Legacy: Women Artists of Glacier National Park shines a light on the untold story of these early artistic pioneers, along with four of their contemporary sisters, who share the common drive to commune with and observe nature, then paint it from their hearts. Spanning over a hundred years, through the backdrop of the early history of the Park and its enduring artistic-legacy, we hear their stories, see their art and learn of the frustrations of being women artists in a market dominated by men. These kindred spirits, doing what they love, have competed for recognition and respect as artists, while continuing the legacy of painting the timeless place known as Glacier National Park.

Shorter Description:

A Timeless Legacy: Women Artists of Glacier National Park shines a light on the untold story of these early artistic pioneers, along with four of their contemporary sisters, who share the common drive to commune with and observe nature, then paint it from their hearts. Spanning over a hundred years, through the backdrop of the early history of the Park and its enduring artistic-legacy, we hear their stories, see their art and learn of the frustrations of being women artists in a market dominated by men.