Edith Freeman – “Montana Seasons” at the Bair Museum Opens May 26, 2014.
This summer the Bair Museum will host a special exhibition of work by Montana artist Edith Freeman (1912-1992). The work is on loan from the Yellowstone Art Museum to which Freeman bequeathed many of her woodblock prints, as well as her woodcuts and tools. The exhibit will also feature a set of her working tools and a woodblock the public is allowed to touch, an experience that allows them to fully appreciate her artistry. In the 1950s Freeman developed her own technique for printing multiple colors with a single block. The results are lush and serene prints that capture central Montana in all its varied seasons.