Voices from the Valley is an occasional series of conversations between Sherri Cornett and Billings-area leaders who are committed to creating a vibrant community for all.
Tyson Middle is inspired by art and trains, by the young people he mentors and by his 3-year-old son, Jaxon, who joined us for this conversation. (more…) Continue Reading →
Joe “Buddy” Ulrich didn’t have any big plans for the sketch he drew a few weeks ago. Since taking up graffiti art five years ago, Ulrich said, he spends hours every night working out ideas in his sketchbook. The drawing in question showed colored leaves sprouting from a downtown Billings skyline, with “Out Of The Dark” written below it. (more…) Continue Reading →
Love it or hate it, graffiti art is slowly spreading in Billings, covering more and more walls either by commission or permission. Probably the best known spot is the “art alley” between the 3200 blocks of First and Second avenues north. It was created as part of a collaboration between the Downtown Billings Association, Sherwin-Williams and the Underground Culture Krew. (more…) Continue Reading →
Work began Friday on an “alley art” project that will enliven a canyon of asphalt, steel and brick in downtown Billings. The project is a partnership between property owners, the Downtown Billings Association, Sherwin-Williams and Underground Culture Krew, an art gallery at 2814 Third Ave. N. (more…) Continue Reading →