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PHOTOS: Downtown Kalispell Art Challenge

by CASEY KREIDER, Daily Inter Lake
| August 27, 2022 6:10 PM

Ten artists created their own renditions of Clarence Rundell murals that Rundell painted in 1936 in what is now Rocky Mountain Outfitter on Main Street in Kalispell as part of KALICO Art Center and Kalispell Downtown Association's Downtown Kalispell Art Challenge on Saturday, Aug. 27. The paintings will be hung up and on view in several downtown businesses from Aug. 31 to Sept. 8, during which time all of the paintings will be up for auction at https://app.galabid.com/kdachallenge/items.

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Artist Susan Guthrie works on a rendition of a Clarence Rundell mural for the Kalispell Downtown Association and KALICO Art Center's Downtown Art Challenge on Saturday, Aug. 27. Ten artists each referenced a different Clarence Rundell mural that Rundell painted in 1936 in what is now Rocky Mountain Outfitter on Main Street in Kalispell. The paintings will be hung up and on view in several downtown businesses from Aug. 31 to Sept. 8, during which time all of the paintings will be up for auction on the following online platform: https://app.galabid.com/kdachallenge/items. (Casey Kreider/Daily Inter Lake)

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Artist Kenneth Yarus works on a rendition of a Clarence Rundell mural for the Kalispell Downtown Association and KALICO Art Center's Downtown Art Challenge on Saturday, Aug. 27. Ten artists each referenced a different Clarence Rundell mural that Rundell painted in 1936 in what is now Rocky Mountain Outfitter on Main Street in Kalispell. The paintings will be hung up and on view in several downtown businesses from Aug. 31 to Sept. 8, during which time all of the paintings will be up for auction on the following online platform: https://app.galabid.com/kdachallenge/items. (Casey Kreider/Daily Inter Lake)

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Artist Tessa Heck works on a rendition of a Clarence Rundell mural for the Kalispell Downtown Association and KALICO Art Center's Downtown Art Challenge on Saturday, Aug. 27. Ten artists each referenced a different Clarence Rundell mural that Rundell painted in 1936 in what is now Rocky Mountain Outfitter on Main Street in Kalispell. The paintings will be hung up and on view in several downtown businesses from Aug. 31 to Sept. 8, during which time all of the paintings will be up for auction on the following online platform: https://app.galabid.com/kdachallenge/items. (Casey Kreider/Daily Inter Lake)

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Artist Tessa Heck works on a rendition of a Clarence Rundell mural for the Kalispell Downtown Association and KALICO Art Center's Downtown Art Challenge on Saturday, Aug. 27. Ten artists each referenced a different Clarence Rundell mural that Rundell painted in 1936 in what is now Rocky Mountain Outfitter on Main Street in Kalispell. The paintings will be hung up and on view in several downtown businesses from Aug. 31 to Sept. 8, during which time all of the paintings will be up for auction on the following online platform: https://app.galabid.com/kdachallenge/items. (Casey Kreider/Daily Inter Lake)

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Artist Alyssa Shaw works on a rendition of a Clarence Rundell mural for the Kalispell Downtown Association and KALICO Art Center's Downtown Art Challenge on Saturday, Aug. 27. Ten artists each referenced a different Clarence Rundell mural that Rundell painted in 1936 in what is now Rocky Mountain Outfitter on Main Street in Kalispell. The paintings will be hung up and on view in several downtown businesses from Aug. 31 to Sept. 8, during which time all of the paintings will be up for auction on the following online platform: https://app.galabid.com/kdachallenge/items. (Casey Kreider/Daily Inter Lake)

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Artist Alyssa Shaw works on a rendition of a Clarence Rundell mural for the Kalispell Downtown Association and KALICO Art Center's Downtown Art Challenge on Saturday, Aug. 27. Ten artists each referenced a different Clarence Rundell mural that Rundell painted in 1936 in what is now Rocky Mountain Outfitter on Main Street in Kalispell. The paintings will be hung up and on view in several downtown businesses from Aug. 31 to Sept. 8, during which time all of the paintings will be up for auction on the following online platform: https://app.galabid.com/kdachallenge/items. (Casey Kreider/Daily Inter Lake)

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Artist Haakon Ensign works on a rendition of a Clarence Rundell mural with his dog Lucky for the Kalispell Downtown Association and KALICO Art Center's Downtown Art Challenge on Saturday, Aug. 27. Ten artists each referenced a different Clarence Rundell mural that Rundell painted in 1936 in what is now Rocky Mountain Outfitter on Main Street in Kalispell. The paintings will be hung up and on view in several downtown businesses from Aug. 31 to Sept. 8, during which time all of the paintings will be up for auction on the following online platform: https://app.galabid.com/kdachallenge/items. (Casey Kreider/Daily Inter Lake)

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Artist Genevieve Delorme works on a rendition of a Clarence Rundell mural for the Kalispell Downtown Association and KALICO Art Center's Downtown Art Challenge on Saturday, Aug. 27. Ten artists each referenced a different Clarence Rundell mural that Rundell painted in 1936 in what is now Rocky Mountain Outfitter on Main Street in Kalispell. The paintings will be hung up and on view in several downtown businesses from Aug. 31 to Sept. 8, during which time all of the paintings will be up for auction on the following online platform: https://app.galabid.com/kdachallenge/items. (Casey Kreider/Daily Inter Lake)

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