Former Alt-Weekly Arts Editor Juggles Projects

january 22, 2007  01:04 pm
After five years of doing a little bit of everything at Missoula Independent, Andy Smetanka now works as a baker when he's not taking classes toward a Master's degree in creative non-fiction or drafting silhouette animation for the Decemberists. New West profiles Montana's Renaissance man. CORRECTIONS: According to the Independent, Smetanka was the paper's arts editor, not the art director, as New West reports. In addition, Smetanka, who left his full-time position at the Independent almost two years ago, still reviews film for the paper on a regular basis.