|Kevin Heaney portrays the magic of the Montana landscape, its people, its wildlife, the mystery of its ghost towns and its beautiful old architecture. Fifth generation Montanan born in Butte, raised and educated in Deer Lodge, Montana, comes from a pioneer background with a strong mining and homesteading influence. He attended college at Montana State University, Bozeman and Western Montana College, Dillon where he received a B.S. Degree with an Art Mayor. Kevin has taught at the secondary and college level for 27 years in Montana and Nevada.
Kevin's paintings and drawings capture the memories of his Montana upbringing. His work has been featured in many one-man exhibits including a show at the Montana Historical Society and the Northeastern Nevada Museum. He has participated in the C.M. Russell Art Show in Great Falls, Montana. The Cowboy Poetry Gathering in Elko, Nevada. He did the poster for the Bannack Days 1994, 1995 and 1996 and presented them to the Governor of Montana. Artwork has been exhibited in the National Rodeo Finals in Oklahoma City. His work is represented in the Neocon World Trade Fair in Chicago through Art-exchanbe.
He has won awards and has been selected in many juried shows. Presently, Kevin is working in Oil Painting using impressionistic techniques and also working in watercolors. His work is on display at the Gallery Art Center in Deer Lodge, Montana. He maintains a studio at the Old Montana Prison Museum where he is the Artist In Residence. His work in on the following websites: art-exchange.com, montana-artists.com, Fine-Art.com, http://stores.ebay.com/Heaney-Gallery , heaneyartstudio.com.