Professional artist, LR Montgomery, paints original impressionistic oil landscapes of places people love in the Northwest.
His paintings bring the ambiance and memories of your outdoor experiences into your homes, work places, and recreational abodes. As an artist concerned with conservation and sustainability, he paints nature, exposing its intricacies and boldness, lights and shadows, wide-open spaces, and hidden secrets.
Montgomery paints with emotion. His images float through the boundaries of realism and impressionism, reflecting a sensitivity and close interaction with the environment and the Northwest outdoor life style. His recognizable, prolific outpouring of works show a respect for life, nature and the beauty of God’s creation.
LR Montgomery’s work is found in the collections of corporations, private individuals, environmental groups, museums, and educational institutions throughout the US, Europe, Russia, China, Mexico, Canada, Africa and Japan.
Collecting entities include Kaiser Permanente, Spokane Eye Clinic, Pacific Lutheran University, Washington State University, City of Spokane, Dishman Hills Conservancy, The NW Museum Of Arts & Culture (The MAC), Layola Marymount University, Shriners Children’s Hospital, and Providence Sacred Heart Medical Center.
Montgomery has produced signed limited edition etchings or print images for organizations such as The NW Museum of Arts & Culture (The MAC), St Georges School, The Friends of Manito, WSU Intercollegiate School of Nursing, and Dishman Hills Conservancy.
Awards include Los Angeles Printmaking Society National Exhibition Purchase, The Artist’s Magazine National Art Competition Finalist, Artistry In Wood Featured Artist, and Valley Art Center First Place.
Montgomery has been featured in Spokane Coeur d’Alene Living, The Spokesman Review, Columbia Basin Herald, Silver Valley Voice, Signals, Art Chowder, and on KSPS, Public Television.
Additionally LR Montgomery is the Artist In Residence for Dishman Hills Conservancy.