ARTIST PROFILE                       


Artist: Jody B. Menge

 Our wonderful Jodu passed from this life in October of 2007, this page is a tribute to an outstanding woman who loved Montana with her whole heart.  We love and miss you, Jody.

History:  Jody  is a 4th generation Montanan, raised on a ranch near Saco , Mt.   She earned a Bachelor of Arts degree from the School of Art at MSU/Bozeman in l983. She regularly participates in many shows and auctions; including the Montana

Cowboy Poetry Gathering, Western Heritage Artists Show, Blackfoot Valley Art

Show & Auction, Spirit of the West Show, and has been a featured artist for

Pheasants Forever and Walleyes Unlimited. Her work is included in the permanent collection of the Federal Reserve Bank in Helena , MT and is in collections across the United States , Canada , and Japan . Jody was accepted into the Western Heritage Artist Association in l999 and is also a member of the Academy of Western Artists .

Subject Matter & Media:  Jody is primarily a painter, currently working in gouache (opaque watercolor), but also has worked in oil, acrylic, and other media. She paints primarily wildlife and scenery, heavily influenced by her time spent in the Montana outdoors. She paints not only on canvas and illustration board, but also on found objects such as animal skulls and bones and tree fungus; incorporating objects from nature as part of her imagery.


Recent Shows, Honors, and Awards:

First Place – Opaque Watercolor, Western Heritage Artists Show; Great Falls , MT 2001

Solo Show – “The Missouri Breaks” , Lewistown Art Center , Lewistown , MT ; July 2001

Solo Show – Lewis & Clark Library , Helena , MT December 2001

Yellowstone Art Museum Associate’s Auction, Billings, MT – December 2001

Solo Show – “An Artist’s Discovery of the Missouri” at the Lewis & Clark Interpretive Center, Great Falls, MT; March 2002

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To purchase any of these pieces of art or gift items, please email us at Montana Art Emporium via, or call (406) 375-0822.

 Works By Jody Menge

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Above Antelope Creek, Early Spring on the Missouri, Decision Point, Little Rockies from Woodhawk, Milk River Confluence, Missouri River Vignettes, 2nd Creek Sage Grouse, Whiskey Ridge Bighorns - 11x14 print, signed - $55.00 plus shipping; signed, retouched, limited edition(75) print-$125.00 Plus shipping

Above Antelope Creek

Decision Point

Early Spring on the Missouri

Little Rockies From Woodhawk

Milk River Confluence

Missouri River Vignettes

Second Creek Sage Grouse

Whiskey Ridge Big Horns

Painted Skulls & Bones by Jody Menge

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Painted Cow Skulls

Painted Deer Skulls

Painted Cow Scapula

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