Note, It's 1.9 miles (560') to the Lk Ann trailhead plus another 0.9 miles (+325') to Artist Pt. for a total of 2.8 miles and 885'.
There is no camping within one mile of Artist pt. and one needs to stay within the wilderness area (i.e., West of the line on the USGS topo) to camp. NO PERMIT is required per Shayla at the Glacier Ranger Station on 6/13/16.