The Whitehall Ledger - Serving Southern Jefferson County in the Great State of Montana

By Catherine Ellerton
Contributing Writer 

JV Fine arts show brings glitter and glamour to Frontier Days


Catherine Ellerton

Kerry Kraha, Patsy Jensen and Michele Franich co-founders of PIPS ("Painters In the Potting Shed") and developers of the Jefferson Valley Fine Art Show eagerly welcome guests to the 4th annual show.

A desire to bring the local artists together and furnish a place where they could work and paint their visions, led to the creation of the "Painters In The Potting Shed." (PIPS) Janet Chapman approached Patsy Jensen about using her potting shed and the idea soon became a reality. This local art group meets once a week in the fall and winter and shares their creative ideas. Kerry Kraha joined forces with Michele Franich and Patsy Jensen and the first Jefferson Valley Fine Art Show became a reality. The first art show, Michele and Kerry laughingly say, was an art expo – there were no p...

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