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

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Museum and Art Studio all in one

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... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 10, 2015
Bigfork, Montana
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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 

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.

Thank Pashta
Bigfork, Montana
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29 reviews
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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 

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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.

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 

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.

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!

Thank Larry F
Turlock, California
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2011

Mr. Thorsen is a skilled artist. His work is gorgeous but expensive. It is worth a visit if you get their when his gallery is open. He does not post his business hours.

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jklhMontana, Owner at Eric Thorsen Art Studio, responded to this review

In the gallery handmade items are for sale starting at just $2.50. Our gallery hours are posted: 10 am- 5 pm Monday through Saturday. In the summer we are open 7 days a week and Eric Thorsen is there everyday working in the studio! More 

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