Our Designers

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Designer on Montana Bag Works

PAUL WADE

Born and raised in Montana Paul has spent several years in the apparel trim, design and marketing industry.  After spending nearly 7 years living and working in Italy, Paul returned to Montana where he currently works for Montana Bag Works. Paul is an avid fly-fisherman, builder and artist.

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Designer on Montana Bag Works

Jordan Kim

Having grown up among artists and playing in the creeks and woods around her home, Jordan has always had deep love for both art and the outdoors. She holds an advanced degree in environmental management and worked for many years as an ecologist before turning her attention full time to her art business.  Jordan makes paper collages with a twist.  People often describe her work as “painting with paper.” She uses re-purposed paper (junk mail, magazines, packaging, etc.) to create intricate collages and often incorporates hidden messages into her art.  Her mission is to inspire us to honor our connection to each other and the natural world. Jordan lives in Parkdale, Oregon near Mt. Hood, in the heart of the beautiful Columbia River Gorge.  You can learn more about Jordan and her art on her website at www.foundandrewound.com

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Designer on Montana Bag Works

Mary Durnin Firth

“My hope is that when people look at my paintings, an emotional connection is created and it brings joy into their lives.”  ~ mary durnin firth

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Mary Durnin Firth grew up moving around throughout the southwestern United States before settling in the Northwest in Missoula, Montana. She has always loved the outdoors, and spends as much time as possible outside. Recently she has been drawn to capturing the emotions she sees in animals.   Mary loves color, which is evidenced in her extremely colorful paintings. You can see more of Mary's work at her website at www.durninfineart.com

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