“Frozen Tempest,” a collection of art glass encompassing a wide variety of glass-making techniques, opens Friday at The Entree Gallery in Nordman, Idaho.
Several regional artists will display works ranging from hand-blown, fused and stained glass panels to sculptures made of glass and nylon fabric. Other works will include original bowls, vases, goblets, perfume bottles and paper weights.
Regional artists participating in the event include Steve Adams, Pat Barkley, Spencer Erlendson, David Glass, Louise Kodis, Marki Hocking, Bob Swidergal, Geoff Talkington and Sherry Yost.
“Frozen Tempest” runs through August.
The Entree Gallery, two miles east of Nordman off Reeder Bay Road, is open daily from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. For more information, call (208) 443-2001.
All sorts of folks needed
The Spokane Folklore Society is searching for volunteer performers for its Fall Folk Festival on Nov. 15, at the Unitarian Universalist Church, 4340 W. Fort George Wright Drive.
Dancers, musicians, storytellers and crafts people from all cultures are encouraged to apply. Deadline for performer applications is Friday. To receive an application, or for more information, call 747-2640 and leave your name and address.
International artist in town
Montreal artist Rusdi Genest will display several works of art at the Lorinda Knight Gallery, Friday through Aug. 9, including cast bronze sculptures in an expressionist style small enough to fit in suitcase or sit atop a desk.
Genest’s works have been exhibited in galleries and museums in New York, Washington D.C., Paris, Japan, Switzerland and Italy. All displayed works are available for purchase.
A reception will be from 3 to 6 p.m., Tuesday, Aug. 5, at the gallery, 523 W. Sprague. Gallery hours are from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m., Tuesday through Saturday. The gallery will be closed for vacation Aug. 10-17.
Eliasen’s work honored
Spokane artist Derek Eliasen’s paintings received a Juror’s Award at the Pacific Northwest Annual, an art show at the Bellevue Art Museum, which runs through Aug. 16.
In Spokane, Eliasen is showing “Experimental Abstract Acrylics” at Mike’s Five-Ten Cafe (formerly the Anaconda Grille), 510 S. Freya. Hours are 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. The exhibition runs though August.
‘Art in the Airport’
Waiting for your baggage at the Spokane International Airport just got a little easier on the eyes and the feet. Carpeting, additional seating, and improved illumination were added to the baggage claim area as part of the “Art in the Airport” project that will be unveiled at 10 a.m. on Wednesday.
Other additions include 18 large black-and-white photographs of people and places of the Northwest, stainless-steel wall coverings, two art display cases, and satellite images of North America and the Spokane and Coeur d’Alene areas.