Chelsea Smith, ArtSplot's co-Founder, has some new pieces that are available for you to peruse. These pieces will be on display beginning with the ArtSplot's during the Art Walk on Friday, September 13, 2019.

Prices range between $100 and $1,250. Commissions are also available. Please inquire!


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"Foliage Spots" In response to and inspired by June 3, 2019 New Yorker spots: oil, 9" x 12" each
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Close up of one of the foliage spots: charcoal and metallic study and oil painting, 9" x 12" each
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Close up of one of the foliage spots: charcoal and metallic study and oil painting, 9" x 12" each
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"Ladies Having Coffee" Developed from an on location sketch done in San Fransisco in 1985 I came across three decades later: brayer rolled and stamped inks, collaged birds, and pastel, 28"x 20"
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"Spring Mountain Rose in Faceted Vase" Cut and arranged to dress up the studio for Gallery Walk: acrylic, 30" x 24"
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"Winter Birds" It was spring, until I used inks, brayers, and monotype prints to change the season, 18" x 24"
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"Autumn Mountain Rose with Chickadees" Acrylic with paver brick prints, 12" x 24"
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"Three Bottles Still-Life" A developed demonstration: acrylic, palette knife, pastel, 9" x 12"
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"Marigolds" Acrylic. 5" x 7"
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"Elk in Mammoth, Wyoming" Oil, 11" x 14"
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"Going into Gallatin Canyon" Developed from an onsite sketch, acrylic, 24" x 36"
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"Clematis" Oil, 9" x 12"
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"Small House in Maudlow, Montana" Developed demonstration completed on location: acrylic, palette knife, brush, pencil, 12" x 9"
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"Cooper Park Trees" Developed demonstration, acrylic, 11"x14"
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"From The Dock" A collage of images that surround our dock: acrylic, 12" x 36"
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"Rubber Chicken Tray" A collaborative ArtSplot teacher low relief ceramic tray, approx. 9" x 19"
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"Coffee Man, He's Everywhere!" A collaborative fifth to eighth grade ArtSplot student/teacher collage, ink, 14" x 22"
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"Coffee Man, He's Everywhere!" A collaborative fifth to eighth grade ArtSplot student/teacher collage, ink, 22" x 14"

ArtSplot Summer Programs 2020

Upon much consideration, this summer, the ArtSplot, with Chelsea and Richard Smith, is offering art enrichment programs Monday through Thursday (with an optional program on each Friday) from 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.

Cost: Monday - Thursday is $175; Fridays (which can be done separately or added on to Monday - Thursday) is $55. Sign up for three Monday - Thursday programs or more and cost is $155!

Last summer we offered $20 off each Monday - Thursday program per participant if you sign up for three Monday - Thursday programs or more. We had folks take advantage of this! The kids sure enjoyed building upon their activities.

Programs will be offered on the following days (optional Friday programs are in parentheses):

» Week 1: Jul 20 - Jul 23 (Jul 24)

» Week 2: Jul 27 - Jul 30 (Jul 31)

» Week 3: Aug 3 - Aug 6 (Aug 7)

» Week 4: Aug 10 - Aug 13 (Aug 14)

» Week 5: Aug 17 - Aug 20 (Aug 21)

» Week 6: Aug 24 - Aug 27 (Aug 28)


Note: Programs the weeks of Jul 20 and Jul 27 are canceled. The weeks in August all have waitings lists, but feel free to add your name just in case.

These programs are for ages six and up. Activities will include drawing, painting, printmaking, sculpture, ceramics, fabric arts, mixed media, ipad art, art history, and current events.

Click here to register or call us to register at (406) 587-8424! If you sign up and we cancel the program because of COVID-19 concerns, you will be refunded.

COVID-19 Safety Measures

We are taking additional steps to ensure our safety and the safety our students and their families.

» Group size is limited to six participants to help with social distancing.

» Particpants will be outside at locations of comfort and artistic inspiration even more than usual.

» Participants will be provided their own art supplies.

» ArtSplot van use will be limited, if at all.

» Participants will have their own specific place to be, whether outdoors or in the studio.

» The studio will be less cluttered, more organized, touch points will be wiped down and disinfected every day, and during the day.

» We are asking participants to bring wipes, mask, hand sanitizer, etc.

» We won't be offering our fun and healthy snacks (remember the heart shaped waffles, cooked hot right there in the studio, with homemade strawberry jam?). Awww man.

» Loud voices and exerted breathing from physical activity will be controlled / limited.

» Be aware of and control allergies that cause sneezing.


Please talk through these guidelines with your child and impress upon them their importance. Chelsea and Richard will review these expectations each day, ensuring safety, respect, and enjoyment for all program participants. If a student's behavior presents a concern for themselves or others they may be removed from the program with no refund or credit.

In addition, registration and payment secures your space. If we cancel due to COVID-19 you will be fully refunded or fully credited (your choice).