Author: gliffen

Soda Lake in Jackson Hole

Soda Lake in Jackson Hole If you have not visited Soda Lake in the Gros Ventre mountains, you are missing some wonderful remote beauty. I have visited Soda Lake several times, each time via four-wheeler. One time I rented them from Teton Adventure Center with my 

ATV 4-Wheeler Adventures Near Jackson Hole

ATV 4-Wheeler Adventures Near Jackson Hole

This summer/fall I rented ATV’s from an outfit in Alpine Wyoming and from another in Jackson Hole. What a fun day we had each time! It is a bit expensive, but still doable for middle-class folks. Sure, a private helicopter tour, hang gliding, a shooting experience or a hot air balloon ride is great fun and billionaire’s favorite things to do in Jackson Hole, but ATV’s are a great deal for the fun that can be had in a day!

Homage to Native American Culture at Altamira

Jackson Hole’s Fall Arts Festival begins in a matter of days. Altamira Fine Art is rolling out its double exhibition of works by painter R. Tom Gilleon and sculptor Greg Woodard. Gilleon’s Confluence of Cultures and Woodard’s Break Through are on display September 1 – 12th. Gilleon 

Jeff Pugh at Mountain Trails Gallery

Reading artist statements is often akin to swallowing cotton; it sticks, and not in a good way~~you just can’t swallow. But artist statements need to exist as a touchstone for our own interpretations and feelings about artwork. I like this statement by Jeff Pugh, whose 

Dogs in Jackson Hole!  Dog Gone JH

Dogs in Jackson Hole! Dog Gone JH

“Do dogs go to heaven? Of course, otherwise it wouldn’t be heaven.” -W. Garth Dowlin

Bill Sawczuk's Big Country

I don’t know where to start. I believe this is the finest collection of Bill Sawczuk paintings I’ve ever seen. Sawczuk’s “The Way I See It,” opens at Trio Fine Art with an artist’s reception on August 19th, 5-8:00 pm. Trio is located four blocks 


Hello, Everyone “Having Fun in Jackson Hole!”  Check out the Jackson Hole Art Blog page for an update on two Center Street galleries in downtown Jackson. Heather James Fine Art and Altamira are across the plaza from one another~~ visit both!

Rising Stars & Big Migrations

Interpretations of our beloved West continue at Jackson Hole’s exceptional art galleries! August provides a big breath of shows before Jackson’s world-renowned Jackson Hole Fall Arts Festival, taking place September 9-20, 2015. But that’s NEXT month! At Jackson’s Legacy Gallery, located on the northwest corner 

Jackson Hole Mountain Resort

Jackson Hole Mountain Resort

The JHMR website has great information on tourism in Jackson Hole!  As the best ski area in the United States, Jackson Hole Mountain Resort also offers through their concierge service world class recreational opportunities off the slopes.  If you are looking for fun activities in 

Kathryn Mapes Turner's "Here. Now."

Oh, my goodness! My presses were down. This Thursday (tonight!), July 30th, at Trio Fine Art in Jackson, local artist Kathryn Mapes Turner opens her new show, “Here. Now.” An artist’s reception takes place 5-8:00 pm, and at 6pm Turner will give a talk on