Montana Docs Block
Madison Perrins is an artist based in Bozeman, Montana. Madison found her way into the world of paintings when she transformed from photography and found out about the endless possibilities of her creativity.
Alayna Rasile is a Montana artist, designer, and costumer who works primarily with plant-based textiles and natural dyes. Her work involves foraged fibers and found fabrics, plant-dyes, woven cloth, and FM transmitters broadcasting loom sounds. With the verve of an astronaut or a child with a butterfly net, their work celebrates the most persistent zeitgeist in history: wonder.
Bonnie Tarses is a designer specializing in one-of-a-kind and custom handwoven textiles. Currently in Missoula, MT, Bonnie creates her unique Color Horoscope Weavings, Woven Words, and Turned-Weft Ikat (a twist on a traditional theme). Full of life and gusto, with masterful skill that is both precise and easeful, Tarses creates works that defy notions of pattern or reduction.
The story is about men who are the last of a dying breed. It is simultaneously forlorn and beautiful. More and more, living as a cowboy is a choice. Ultimately it is a tale of the American West - rugged individualism that burns bright but fades away as no man and no culture truly stand the test of time.