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Eric Thorsen Art Studio

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Address: 570 Electric Ave, Bigfork, MT 59911-3672
Phone Number: 406 837-4366
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Mon - Sat 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

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Fabulous Sculpture Gallery

This is a very special gallery to visit. The sculptures are world class, not like some of the uglier road side sculpture places you see. You know the ones, where all of them... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 2 weeks ago
Kalispell, Montana
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Kalispell, Montana
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a very special gallery to visit. The sculptures are world class, not like some of the uglier road side sculpture places you see. You know the ones, where all of them look black or a sort of sickly dark greenish. This gallery is a great place to see the sculptures and those in the process of being made... More 

Thank MaryEllenM27
Hayden, Idaho
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We saw some great art in this town but this was the best! I could not believe how many different types of art this guy can do and do well!

Thank nccreg
West Hollywood, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2016

Eric is not only a very talented artist, he is a teacher and mentor to his 2 adorable girls who helped take my friend and I on a tour of his studio. From paintings to sculpture, Eric's talent shines through. His wife is darling and gave me the history on a wonderful piece of jewelry I bought which was a... More 

1 Thank ImAGlobalTraveler
Bigfork, Montana
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2015

Clearly not everyone can afford some of the magnificent pieces in the show room. But that does not mean you shouldn't go. Quite to the contrary. Eric's attention to detail is really museum quality. My favorite is that tucked away in the back is his actual studio so you can see the process of how he makes them! And if... More 

1 Thank EML-MT
Bigfork, Montana
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

The sculptures inside are gorgeous and very realistic. My son thought a painting was actually a photograph, it was that realistic. Eric Thorsen is very talented and has a sweet family, they were all very nice to us during our visit.

1 Thank Pashta
Bigfork, Montana
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015

When you step into Eric Thorsen's Art Studio you will have a sense of being surrounded by animals of all kinds. The scupltures are so realistic that you expect to hear bears qrowl, eagles screech, mountain lions roar, and squirrels chatter. Eric is a very talented artist, and his sculptures will compliment both indoor and outdoor locations. Visitors will be... More 

2 Thank blacksandedd
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015

This gallery allows you to see both finished and work in progress. It's really interesting to see what he has done in so many different types of material.

1 Thank lehimexicolover67
Bigfork, Montana
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2015

We have wanted a Thorsen sculpture for years and finally got one. What a great experience to visit his shop and see an artist at work. He is not only a sculptor but also a painter and a man with a hundred interests. Bigfork is so fortunate to have such talent, and besides, he is a very nice person and... More 

1 Thank Patti C
Alberta, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2015

Work is excellent , variety of paintings and art forms as well .Sculptures give the illusion of being porcelain , (similar in appearance to Iladjro)Store is jam packed with options. Working studio in back.A little difficult to maneuver if busy . Staff helpful.Something for everyone , although high-end.

1 Thank antoniacathryn
Bigfork, Montana
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

This is a real working studio and you can see works in the middle of the creative process! The finished products are first rate and you may just find something irresistible there!

1 Thank Larry F

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