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

By Kristine Erinn
Whitehall Ledger Contributing Writer 

Name To A Face: Laurell Ovitt, Nature's Artist


January 20, 2021

Laurell Ovitt is best known for her gorgeous original artwork, which she sells at the Whitehall Farmers Market and around town. However, there is much more to her than just her art.

Laurell is a 4th generation Montana native who originally grew up in Dillon; her grandmother lived in Bannack. She is very close to her sister, who helps with selling her art.

Laurel attended high school in Dixon where there were only 25 kids; after graduating high school she went to college not once, but twice. In Missoula she received her Associates in Forestry; she then received a BA in Science at Montana S...

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