Larry Volkening - Southwest Montana Arts Council

Larry Volkening, Development Chair
Retired high school physics teacher
Larry spent 30 years as a state and nationally recognized award-winning
physics teacher. He has extensive experience in research, teaching and leadership
and has been a program consultant for University of Idaho, University of Alaska
and Idaho State Legislature. Currently, Larry serves as the Beaverhead County
Planning Chairman, a board member of Bike Walk Montana and is active in
developing the regional Montana Rx Trail Program.
Larry’s relationship with art comes from 30-plus years of making stained
glass artwork for pleasure and profit. He runs the Stained Glass Accent Artwork
business located in Dillon and participates in shows around the region. Larry is
currently finishing the Montana Artrepreneur Program offered by the Montana State
Art Council and working on his certification as a Montana Artist.