Working Up A Sweat

Working Up A Sweat

Working Up a Sweat Appears in People, Sustainability, The New West By Sally Western, OUTSIDE BOZEMAN Near Livingston, artist Parks Reece has made a new addition to the ever-evolving work of art that is his backyard. Built entirely out of…

Artistic Opiner

Artistic Opiner

Artistic Opiner Appears in Books & Music Winter 2015-16 By Lilly Brogger, OUTSIDE BOZEMAN The latest from Parks Reece. Famed Livingston artist Parks Reece has a new book out, and you’re going to want to pick this one up. What…

The Dump Jump

The Dump Jump Appears in Conservation Spring 2015 By Parks Reece, OUTSIDE BOZEMAN From July 2013 to June 2014, the Logan landfill collected over 100,000 tons of waste. Closed since 1995, the old, unlined Story Mill landfill emits volatile organic…

Dirty Fingers and Deviant Humor

Dirty Fingers and Deviant Humor

Dirty Fingers and Deviant Humor Appears in People, Arts & Culture, Summer 2012 By Sally Western, OUTSIDE BOZEMAN There is no mistaking the home of Livingston artist Parks Reece: a five-foot cartoon chicken perches on the mailbox amid animal bones…

QUILTING ARTS MAGAZINE

QUILTING ARTS MAGAZINE

Monoprinting techniques for finger-painted fabric. I always thought of finger painting as child’s play until recently when I met Parks Reece, a protégé of Ruth Faison Shaw – the originator of modern finger painting in Italy in 1926.  Ruth started…

Parks Reece Makes (Even More) Mischief

Parks Reece Makes (Even More) Mischief

  Parks Reece Makes (Even More) Mischief By:  Caitlin Sundborg 406-582-8068 Caitlin@outsidebozeman.com Outside Bozeman – Southwest Montana’s Outdoor Journal He’s been called “wacky and whimsical” and “sure-footed nonconformist.” Boston’s NPR new station dubbed him “the Royal Jester of modern Western…

Town Trout

Some Town Trout

by Greg Keeler and Parks Reece (first published in the Big Sky Journal, Spring 1994) On evenings when the spring thaw is going full blast, I like to sleep with the bedroom window open. Though I live just two blocks…

A Chance Encounter

Parks Reece, Wildlife Artist (with apologies to the duck people)

by Tim Cahill (first published in Outside Magazine, January 1986) About two years ago, Parks Reece, the artist, was drinking beer and showing friends some slides of his trip to Guatemala. He had bought Mayan art for display in the…