Behind the Wool: Honoring the Integrity of Montana Sheep Ranchers

Exhibit by Meghan Purcell & Lauren Lipscomb

The work of Fiber Artist, Meghan Purcell, and Photographer, Lauren Lipscomb, is cultivated through the ideals of sustainable and intentional practices. Shaped from a collective vision, Behind the Wool emerged as an artistic collaboration and investigation into the challenges Montana sheep farmers face in present times.

Weaver Room Gallery
May 12 – June 30, 2017

About the Work

With cooperation from six local farmers, this vision developed into an opportunity to understand their personal efforts and involvement to combat these struggles, as well as the adaptations deemed necessary to preserve and sustain Montana sheep ranching.