March 29, 1998 in Features

Corbin Schedules Watercolor Workshop

By The Spokesman-Review
 

A watercolor workshop for artists of all levels will be from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. April 17, 18 and 19 at the Corbin Art Center, 507 W. Seventh.

Wyoming artist Joel Johnson will teach.

Johnson is a former Spokane resident and art instructor at Spokane Falls Community College who also taught workshops at Corbin and Spokane Art School.

Registration is due Friday. Cost of the workshop is $98. To register or for more information, call 625-6677.

‘Glass on the Grass’

Organizers are searching for artists to participate in the annual “Glass on the Grass” at Arbor Crest Winery.

The Aug. 23 exhibit will display a wide variety of glass art, from traditional to progressive.

Artists who work with glass as the integral material in their artwork are welcome to apply. Application deadline is April 30. For an application, write to Glass on the Grass, P.O. Box 9281, Spokane, WA 99209-9281.

Mental health art

The exhibit “Art-in-Me,” in recognition of Mental Health Month, will be May 4 to 29 in the Chase Gallery at City Hall, 808 W. Spokane Falls Blvd., sponsored by the City of Spokane Arts Commission and the Spokane County Regional Support Network.

Participants are asked to reflect their experience with mental illness through art. Each can submit two pieces of art in any medium for exhibit consideration by a selection jury. Deadline is April 10.

For a registration form, call the Spokane Arts Commission at 625-6050, or the Spokane County Regional Support Network at 456-5722, ext. 133.

Regional artists honored

Best of Show awards were given in two- and three-dimensional categories in the recent Spokane Western Art Show at the Ridpath Hotel.

Morgan Peets, Salmon, Idaho, won the two-dimensional category with his oil painting “Early Arrival,” depicting a bird flying across a snowcovered landscape.

Robert Broshears, Bremerton, took Best of Show in the threedimensional division with his bronze sculpture of “Two for the Show” - dapple-gray horses pulling logs with a skidder manning the reins.

Virginia Carter of Chattaroy and Teri Looney of Moses Lake were winners in the “Baked Mashed or Fried” potato art show sponsored by Moses Lake’s Museum and Art Center.

Carter won the Watato Award with her ceramic “French Fried Queen,” and Loony took the Potato-a-Peel award with his ceramic work, “Mash Wednesday: A Tribute to Carl Spudgan,” a spoof of astronomer Carl Sagan.

Post Falls artist Anita Poland was featured in an article in the March issue of “For the Love of Cross Stitch” magazine. Poland also has an exhibit of her watercolors on display in Post Fall’s Riverbend Art Gallery.

Shani Marchant has been selected for the One Percent for Art project at the Public Defender/Prosecutor Building, 824 N. Monroe.

The Spokane artist’s proposed works, expected to be installed by mid-July, are two large watercolor paintings of undersea creatures in Plexiglas boxes.

Marchant’s $10,000 project was among those submitted by artists from Washington, Oregon and Idaho.

Spokane artist Joanne Nixon’s painting of “Red Door” has been selected as part of the National Watercolor Society Signature and Associate Members Juried Exhibition. The show will run from April 11 through May 2 at the Joslyn Fine Arts Gallery in Torrance, Calif.

Edie Dunlap, Spokane, is one of 25 artists whose work was accepted for the juried Dogwood Festival Invitational Art Exhibition, Friday through April 26, in Lewiston.

An opening reception will be from 5 to 8 p.m. Friday at the Lewis-Clark Center for Arts and History in Lewiston.

Musicians wanted

Disc Makers, a manufacturer for independent musicians, is accepting entries for its Northwest Independent Music World Series. Performers of original music in any category are invited to submit CDs or cassettes to compete for the grand prize of $30,000.

The event is open to all independent acts based in Washington, Idaho, Montana, Oregon and Wyoming. Entry deadline is April 24. Send a CD or cassette containing at least three original songs, contact information for all band members, and a $15 processing fee to: Disc Maker IMWS, 42650 Christy Street, Fremont, CA 94538.

For more information, call (800) 468-9353 or visit the organization’s web site at www.discmakers.com.

, DataTimes

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