Mary Jane Davidson lived with a scorching zest for life. A long-time Helena resident, Mary Jane was known for her striking fashion sensibilities, her love of travel and her intense appreciation for art, friends, outdoors and adventure. She inspired many through her generosity and support of the Helena arts community. Mary Jane passed away in December, 2018 and is greatly missed by her multitude of friends. Selections from her eclectic and diverse art collection are being offered for sale and, piece by piece, will beautify the homes of those who share her passion for original art.
Over 130 works, in a variety of media, are available for purchase, including paintings, prints, ceramics, and sculpture by many important regional and international artists. Featured artists include; Anne Appleby, Josh DeWeese, Michael Haykin, En Iwamura, Steve Young Lee, David Shaner, Akio Takamori, Doug Turman, Richard Swanson, and many more.
Peter Held, former director & curator of the Holter Museum of Art stated “Mary Jane’s vast art collection captures the beauty and accomplished talents of Montana and national artists built with a keen eye and unbridled enthusiasm that is rarely matched. This sale provides a rare opportunity to buy exceptional art in a wide range of prices.”
Peter Held, of Peter Held Art Appraisals & Associates is the organizer of Mary Jane's collection.
Holter Museum of Art, 12 Lawrence Street, Helena MT
Friday May 17, 6pm to 8pm
Saturday May 18, 10 to 4pm
Sunday May 19, Noon to 4pm
All available works in MJ’s collection are in this online catalog. Please inquire if interested in one or more pieces.