Arbor Crest Tasting Room:
“Kent Henderson: Photography,” photographs of Northwest subjects altered through Photoshop to enhance colors and shapes. Runs through Nov. 30. River Park Square, third level, 808 W. Main Ave. (509) 747-3761.
Art Now for Autism:
An online fine arts and crafts exhibition and fundraiser benefiting autism awareness and research. Prices range from $10-$500. Check out the collection of puzzle pins available for a donation of just $25. 100% of the sale of art will go to Autism Speaks. For further information and to see the exhibit, please visit http://www.artnowforautism.com. Runs through Oct. 31. (509) 326-4342.
Featuring the finest in American made craft by more than 150 regional and national artists. Mondays-Saturdays, 10 a.m.-9 p.m.; Sundays, 11 a.m.-6 p.m. River Park Square, second level, 808 W. Main Ave. (509) 456-6030.
Artist’s Tree Gallery & Boutique:
“Chris May and Elizabeth May: Silent Seeing,” photography by Elizabeth and paintings on canvas by her son Chris. Runs through Oct. 28. 828 W. Sprague Ave. (509) 456-2300.
A gallery and design studio featuring the work of its five owners. Wednesdays-Saturdays, 10 a.m.-5 p.m., and by appointment. 901 W. Garland Ave. (509) 325-4070.
Avenue West Gallery:
“Organic Symmetry,” digital images of the various scales of nature from fine geometric details of flowers and insects to sweeping landscape vistas, by Michael Folsom, EWU professor. Also, new paintings by Darrell Sullens. Runs through Oct. 31. 122 S. Monroe St. (509) 838-4999.
“Ben Joyce: Cities of the World,” abstract interpretations of maps of cities throughout the world in a range of mediums from canvas to wood to plaster. Runs through Oct. 31. 1213 W. Railroad Ave.
Bryan Oliver Gallery:
“Old Bones and a New Vernacular: Whitworth Permanent Collection,” featuring prominent works from the Whitworth Permanent Collection and new acquisitions. Runs through Oct. 19. Mondays-Fridays, 10 a.m.-6 p.m.; Saturdays, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Whitworth University, Ernst F. Lied Center for the Visual Arts, Room 201. (509) 777-3258.
“Transience,” photography by Stephen Chalmers. Runs through October. Mondays, 8 a.m.-9 p.m.; Tuesdays-Fridays, 8 a.m.-5 p.m. 808 W. Spokane Falls Blvd. (509) 625-6050.
Clearstory Gallery at Life Center:
“Undone,” works of 12 artists demonstrating connection/disconnections of the soul regarding God. Runs through Oct. 31. 1202 N. Government Way. (509) 499-2678.
Escent Lighting Gallery:
Oil and acrylic figurative and botanical paintings by Jennifer Zurlini, ongoing. Mondays-Thursdays, 9 a.m.-noon and 1-4 p.m.; Fridays, 9 a.m.-noon. 605 W. Spokane Falls Blvd., at Riverfront Park. (509) 838-9028.
Far West Billiards:
“Devolve,” group art exhibition featuring Troy Webber, Travis Masingale, and Jeff Spencer. Runs through Oct. 31. Mondays-Fridays, 11:30 a.m.-close; Saturdays, 4 p.m.-close; Sundays, 1 p.m.-close. 1001 W. First Ave. (509) 455-3429.
Frame of Mind Gallery and Framing:
Paintings by Carrie Stuart Parks, Carl Funseth, Barbara Peretti, Jim Carkhuff, Nona Hengen and raku pottery by Bill Meehan. Tuesdays-Fridays, 8:30 a.m.-5 p.m.; Saturdays, 11 a.m.-4 p.m. 119 N. Second St. (208) 667-6889.
Peters & Sons Flowers, Gifts and Gallery features watercolors and sumi-e paintings by Keiko von Holt will share the spotlight with kaleidoscope windows by OnDWalls. There will be a drawing for free art. Runs through Oct. 31. 170 S. Lincoln St. (509) 624-4151.
Watercolors by Rhedi Williams Red. Permanent exhibit. By appointment. 2124 W. Second Ave. (509) 624-4957.
Gallery of Thum:
Featuring four artists in the street side gallery. Watercolors by Bobbie Wieber, mosaics by Andrea Griechen, and works in a variety of mediums by Floy Kinsella. Runs through Oct. 25. Steam Plant Square, Suite 151, 159 S. Lincoln St. (509) 599-0028.
Gonzaga University Law School Chastek Library:
“On Justice: In Words and images,” a product of collaboration between Gonzaga University Professor Mary Farrell and Gonzaga School of Law Professor John Morey Maurice. Farrell has interpreted Maurice’s essay about justice with a series of intaglio prints. Both the essay and 13 prints have been combined into a slip-cased book, which is limited to a signed edition of 250 copies. Runs through Dec. 1. 721 N. Cincinnati St.
GU Jundt Art Museum:
“Contemporary Ceramics: Kolva/Sullivan Collection,” contemporary works in clay from the private collection of Jim Kolva and Pat Sullivan. Runs through Saturday. Featuring “Spokane Collects: Fritz Scholder Prints.” Scholder is considered to be a major influence for a generation of Native American artists. All prints on display are from the private collection of John Morey Maurice. Sponsored by the Kalispel Tribe of Indians. Runs through Nov. 15. Mondays-Fridays, 10 a.m.-4 p.m.; Saturdays, noon-4 p.m., closed Sundays. Also closed Oct. 18-20. Gonzaga University, Arcade Gallery, 202 E. Cataldo Ave. (509) 313-6611.
Ink to Media:
“The Last Friday A Look Through the Lens,” showcasing the art of photography featuring two of our local photographers Dean Huggins and Dorothy Detlor, other photographers also showing will be Erin Antak, Ed King, Mike Gass, Jesse Swanson, Casandra Calvin, Richard Bennette. Runs through Thursday. Daily, noon-9 p.m. 523 N. Pines Road, Spokane Valley. (509) 863-9125.
Japan Week Art Contest:
$100 will be awarded to the winning design which will be used to promote 2009 Japan Week. Entries should include: two colors only (black and one color of artist’s choice); any original Japanese traditional or modern theme design is acceptable; all entries must have complete contact information. Entries must be submitted by fax, email or mail to the Japanese Cultural Center by November 28th. For more information, call (509) 328-2971, e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org or fax (509) 325-6540. The Japanese Cultural Center, Mukogawa Forth Wright, 4000 W. Randolph Road 99224.
Kolva Sullivan Gallery:
Archie Bray Foundation Artists in Residence Exhibition. Runs through Oct. 31. Wednesdays-Fridays, noon-5 p.m.; Saturdays, 11 a.m.-3 p.m. 115 S. Adams St., Suite A. (509) 533-4412.
“Intersections: Kay O’Rourke and Gina Freuen,” the sisters showcase their diverse bodies of work. O’Rourke’s bold and romantic, oil or pastel compositions tell stories through color and image and are paired with Freuen’s quieter one-of-a-kind porcelain and stoneware vessels. In addition to her pottery, Freuen will show a small series of digitally composed wall pieces. This exhibition is in collaboration with the MAC’s Art@Work program. Runs through Jan. 4. Riverpark Square, 808 W. Main Ave., third level.
Lillian Conn Antiques and Fine Art Gallery:
Features antiques, bronze sculptures by Dinah Carlson, oil paintings by Melville Holmes and hard to find limited edition prints. Also, Asian and European antiques. Permanent exhibit. Tuesdays-Fridays, 10 a.m.-4 p.m., Saturdays, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. 1001 W. Augusta Ave. (509) 329-1005.
Lorinda Knight Gallery:
“Keiko Hara: Verse.Space S,” abstract paintings and works on paper. Hara explores space through defined shapes and blocks of color as well as through multitudes of small marks. Her recent work builds on Japanese tradition by introducing lively calligraphic strokes to mark a passage from one place to another. Runs through Nov. 1. Tuesdays-Saturdays, 11 a.m.-6 p.m. 523 W. Sprague Ave. (509) 838-3740.
Northwest Museum of Arts & Culture:
“Ji Ruoxiao: Chinese Sumi Brush Paintings,” celebrating the release of a new book produced by EWU press. Featuring the original Sumi brush paintings created by Ji Ruoxiao as illustrations for “Harmony: Chinese Wisdom for Children and Parents.” Runs through Saturday. “Betty and Other Stories from Rural Mexico,” by Annie P. Warren, documentary photographer from Royal City, Wash., through Oct. 26. “Meditations on the Landscape,” by Northwest painters Susan Skilling, Joseph Goldberg and Stephen Hayes, through Nov. 11. “John Buck: Iconography,” an overview of the Montana-based artist’s 40-year career in printmaking and sculpture. More than 60 works including prints, large-scale sculpture, wood constructions and glass and wood works created at Pilchuck, through Nov. 16. “Dabblers, Divers, Murderers, Travelers: Birds of the Inland Northwest,” dozens of bird specimens gathered by hunters and bird club members, carefully mounted and preserved, will emerge from museum storage for an exhibit that connects early explorers’ descriptions, Native American stories and ornithologists’ methods of identifying birds and their songs, through 2009. “River Pigs and Timber Beasts,” explores multiple facets of a key Inland Northwest Industry. Log brands, caulk boots, mess tent dishes, crosscut saws and plenty of stories make a lively introduction to an important topic. “Living Legacy: the American Indian Collection,” displays all of the Manning American Indian Collection acquired in 1916, the founding collection of the MAC. It explores the legacy of “Victorian” collecting and the period during which Native Americans saw their cultural objects institutionalized in glass cases. Interactive tours of the historic Campbell House, which was built in 1898 by architect Kirtland Cutter: Tuesdays-Fridays, every hour on the hour between 1-4 p.m.; Saturdays and Sundays, every half hour between 12:30-3:30 p.m. “Spokane Timeline: Personal Voices,” an ongoing exhibit of items related to Spokane’s history with periodic artifact changes. Tuesdays-Sundays, 11 a.m.-5 p.m. 2316 W. First Ave. $7/adults, $5/seniors and students with ID, free/ages 5 and younger. (509) 456-3931.
Nettleton’s Historic District:
Public sculpture installation. 14’ tall reclaimed steel and stainless steel plate sculpture features a circular bench for public use. A pendulum within the structure responds to changes in the wind. Designed and fabricated by industrial artist and Nettleton’s Addition resident Steffan Wachholtz. A dedication will be held on Wednesday at noon. West Maxwell and Pettet Drive, south-west of AM Cannon Park.
On Sacred Grounds:
“Expressionism: The Power of Emotion,” by Don Hiatt. Artist reception and sale Oct. 18, noon-3 p.m.; refreshments will be served. Runs through Oct. 31. Mondays-Saturdays, 7 a.m.-5 p.m. 12212 E. Palouse Highway, Valleyford. (509) 747-6294.
Pottery Place Plus:
Weavings and scarves by Joanne Bailey; wood tables and mirrors by Dan McGrew. Runs through Oct. 31. 203 N. Washington, main floor of Auntie’s Bookstore. (509) 327-6920.
Saranac Art Projects:
“Release: The Art of Angling in the American West.” Works by Gaylen Hansen, Heidi Oberheide, Russell Chatham; photography by Jeff Mishler; sound installation, “Upstream,” by Charlie Lindsay read by Thomas McGuane; “Flyrods,” by C.F. Burkheimer and Sweetgrass Rod Company; Antique Hardy Reel Collection. Artists reception Thursday, 6-8 p.m. Runs through Oct. 25. Wednesdays-Saturdays, 11:30 a.m.-5:30 p.m. 25 W. Main Ave. (509) 999-8529.
SGS Art Gallery:
Featuring school owned prints by renowned 20th century artists such as Pablo Picasso, Marcel Duchamp, Joan Miro and others. Today. Saint George’s School, 2929 W. Waikiki Road. (509) 466-1636, ext. 301.
Spokane Art Supply:
“Lian Zhen and the Employees of Spokane Art Supply: Lian Meet Staff. Staff, Lian,” two exhibits. The staff will display oil paintings, mixed media pop art, photography and watercolors. Guest artist Zhen displays a blend of traditional Chinese painting and contemporary watercolor. Runs through Oct. 31. Art reception and book signing today, 5-9 p.m. 1303 N. Monroe St. (509) 327-6628.
Spokane Falls Community College:
“While You Were Away – The Faculty Show,” works by Lee Ayars, Patty Haag, Toby Harvey, Kurt Madison, David Saling, Bernedette Vielbig and more. Sponsored by Spokane Teachers Credit Union, Association of Higher Education, SFCC Associated Students and the Sahlin Foundation. Runs through Oct. 22. Mondays-Thursdays, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. and 6-8 p.m.; Fridays, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. SFCC Fine Arts Gallery, Building 6, 3410 W. Fort George Wright Drive. Free. (509) 533-3710.
Spokane Potters’ Guild:
Functional and raku, hand-built clay works by JoDee Moody. Runs through Oct. 31. Mondays-Thursdays, 6-8 p.m. 1404 N. Fiske St. (509) 532-8225.
Spokane Valley Library:
Autumn themed original oils and watercolors. Runs through Dec. 5. Mondays-Wednesdays, 10 a.m.-9 p.m.; Thursdays-Saturdays, 10 a.m.-6 p.m.; Sundays, 1-5 p.m. 12004 E. Main Ave., Spokane Valley. (509) 926-6288.
Spokane Watercolor Society:
Presenting the 13th Regional Juried Watermedia Exhibition. Juried by nationally renowned artist Charles Reid. Runs through Oct. 17. Mondays-Wednesdays, 10 a.m.-8 p.m.; Fridays and Saturdays, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Downtown Library, 906 W. Main Ave. (509) 536-6635.
The Davenport Hotel and Tower:
Work of architect Kirtland Cutter (1860-1939). Also, contemporary works by Melville Holmes, woodcarvings by Petr Shiva and stained glass works by Susan Kim. Ongoing exhibit. Ask for complimentary brochures of the hotel’s “Historical Walking Tour” and “Art and Architecture” at the front desk. Open 24 hours a day, seven days a week. 10 S. Post St. (509) 455-8888.
The Missing Piece Tattoo Lounge:
“A Body of Work,” photographs by Alexis Hardy juxtaposed against “A Body of Work” by artists of The Missing Piece. Music by DJ Jade and specialty pizza from Monterey Cafe. Runs through Oct. 31. 410 W. Sprague Ave.
The Spokane Club:
“Val Frey: Asian Botanicals,” lush vegetation, dancing peonies, hibiscus and orchids of Southeast Asia captured in oils, watercolor and batik. Runs through Dec. 1. 1002 W. Riverside Ave. (509) 459-4242.
Bank Left Gallery:
“A Regional Fiber Show: Thousands and Thousands of Miles of Yarn,” featuring artists Jean Korus, Cynthia Hosick, Sarah Swett, Judy Cochran, Joanne Reece, Val Samuel, Helen Bobisud, Mary Lutz and Monika Kriebel with other artists from the area. Opening reception Saturday, 1-5 p.m. Runs through Oct. 26. Wednesdays-Saturdays, 10 a.m.-6 p.m.; Sundays, noon-4 p.m. 100 S. Bridge St., Palouse, Wash. (509) 878-8425.
“The American President,” Associate Press photos of American presidents. Co-sponsored by the School of Journalism and Mass Media and the Idaho Commons. Runs through Oct. 31. 875 Line St., Moscow.
Prichard Art Gallery:
“Over the Edge, Woodturning into Sculpture,” featuring Michael Bauermeister, Brenda Behrens, Michael Brolly, Christian Burchard, Ben Carpenter, Donald Derry, Virginia Dotson, Binh Pho, Malcolm Tibbetts and more. Community workshop Oct. 17-18. In cooperation with the College of Natural Resources, participants receive an expert tour of the exhibit and hands-on woodturning techniques with Jim Christiansen and learn in-depth about wood material properties from CNR’s Tom Gorman. Runs through Nov. 8. Tuesdays-Fridays, 1 p.m.-7 p.m.; Saturdays, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. University of Idaho, 414 S. Main St., Moscow. (208) 885-3586.
“Roma, Student Work from the Rome Studies Program 2008,” featuring student sketches of Roman buildings, landscapes, piazzas, photographs and designs of urban interventions by University of Idaho architecture students. Runs through Tuesday. Mondays-Thursdays, 7 a.m.-midnight; Fridays, 7 a.m.-8 p.m.; Saturdays, 9 a.m.-8 p.m.; Sundays, 10 a.m.-midnight. University of Idaho, Idaho Commons, 875 S. Line St., Moscow. (208) 885-2667.
Third Street Gallery:
Croft and Woodland Family handcrafted books, tools, baskets and a variety of clay sculptures. Runs through today. Mondays-Fridays, 8 a.m.-5 p.m. Moscow City Hall, second and third floors, 206 E. Third St., Moscow. (208) 882-3292.
WSU Museum of Art:
“Central Core” by Richard C. Elliott. Features a large-scale installation with 51 reflective panels, each panel consisting of 1,000 bicycle reflectors. Market Square, corner of Grand and Main, Pullman. (509) 335-6282.
WSU Museum of Art:
“Wrapped in Tradition: The Chihuly Collection of Native American Trade Blankets,” featuring 80 vintage Native American trade blankets from the personal collection of the master of glass, Dale Chihuly, art from Chihuly’s Blanket Cylinder series, and vintage examples of Native American baskets from WSU’s Museum of Anthropology. Mondays-Saturdays, 10 a.m.-4 p.m.; Thursdays, open until 7 p.m. Museum of Art, Washington State University, Fine Arts Center, 100 Wilson Road, Pullman. (509) 335-1910.
Coeur d’Alene Galleries:
American Western and sporting artwork. Mondays-Saturdays, 9 a.m.-8 p.m.; Sundays, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. The Coeur d’Alene Resort, lobby, 115 S. Second St. (208) 667-7732.
Human Rights Education Institute:
Peace Advocates Exhibit. Runs through Oct. 31. 414 W. Mullan Road. (208) 292-2359.
La Muse Gallerie:
A collective exhibit, “Sustainable Impulses” by Judy Minter, will feature paintings that shimmer and papier mache art with attitude during the month of October. Artist’s reception today, 5-8 p.m. Also featuring the work of Cheryl Burchell, David Clemons, Spencer Erlendson, and Laurie Schafer. Runs through Oct. 31. 413 1/2 E. Sherman Ave., Coeur d’Alene. (208) 687-3059.
Museum of North Idaho:
“Wings Over North Idaho,” features Weeks Field, the first municipally owned airport in America. Free day: Oct. 25. Runs through Oct. 31. Tuesdays-Saturdays, 11 a.m.-5 p.m. 115 Northwest Blvd. $3/adults, $1/children, $7/family. (208) 664-3448.
NIC Boswell Hall Corner Gallery:
“Spice of Life” exhibit featuring painted wood sculptures created by local artists Allen and Mary Dee Dodge. Runs through Oct. 31. Mondays-Fridays, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. North Idaho College, 1000 W. Garden Ave. Free. (208) 769-3276.
Northwest Artists’ Co-op:
Celebrating the gallery’s 18th anniversary through October. Featuring batiks, wood, feathers, watercolors, glass, pottery and crystal from member artists. Artist reception today, 5-8 p.m. Runs through Oct. 31. Mondays-Saturdays, 10 a.m.-6 p.m.; Sundays, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. 217 Sherman Ave. (208) 667-1464.
Dutch Swing Fever from the Netherlands:
Sponsored by the Pend Oreille Arts Council. Oct. 17, 8 p.m. Panida Theater, 300 N. First Ave., Sandpoint. $22/adults, $18/youth. (208) 263-9191.
Post Falls Library:
Replicas of Egyptian culture including head wear and crowns of the Egyptian leaders, weapons, tools, swords, bows and arrows, toy board games of King Tut and clothing of the great pharaohs. Most of the collection is hand made by Bob Fletcher of Bayview, Idaho. Runs through Wednesday. Mondays-Thursdays, 10 a.m.-8 p.m.; Fridays, 10 a.m.-6 p.m.; Saturday, 10 a.m.-5 p.m.; Sunday, noon-5 p.m. 821 N. Spokane St., Post Falls. (208) 683-9299.
“Anything Goes,” showcasing more than 40 regional artists who are members of the Pend Oreille Arts Council. Works include paintings, sculpture, photography, jewelry, basketry and art quilts. Opening reception today, 5:30-7 p.m.; hors d’oeuvres and wine provided by Pend Oreille Pasta and Wine. Runs through Nov. 30. Power House, 120 Lake St., Sandpoint. (208) 263-6139.
Plein air paintings by Dave Kewitt. Runs through Oct. 18. Wednesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays, 11 a.m.-5 p.m.; Fridays, noon-7 p.m. Oak Street and Sixth Avenue, Sandpoint.
Scotchman Peaks Plein Air Paint Out and Art Sale:
More than a dozen local and regional artists will paint the Peaks and then offer their pieces for purchase today from 5-8 p.m. at the Timber Stand Gallery, 225 Cedar St., Sandpoint; and Saturday from 2-7 p.m., at the Outskirts Gallery at the Hope Market Cafe in Hope, Idaho. Watch them paint today, 9 a.m.-noon, at the Jenkins on Elliot Bay (off Sagle Road to Camp Bay Road). The event will help raise awareness about the Peaks and its natural beauty in addition to building funds to the mission statement can continue to be pursued. Bonner County. Free event; cost of art varies. (208) 263-7748 or (208) 264-5379.
EWU Gallery of Art:
“Divertissement,” works by Leticia Bajuyo. Free artist lecture by Bajuyo, Oct. 30, noon, in the EWU Art Auditorium. Runs through Oct. 30. Mondays-Fridays, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Eastern Washington University, 140 Art Building, Cheney. (509) 359-7070.
Fire Memories Inc. Gallery:
A nonprofit fire museum, featuring the collection, preservation and exhibition of fire fighting equipment of all types and ages for historical, educational and safety purposes. Open by appointment only or visit www.firememories.org. 3311 W. Jennings Road, Cheney. (509) 235-2888.
Jerry McKellar Sculpture Studio:
Limited-edition bronze and steel sculpture, by appointment only. Colville. (509) 684-2148.
Works by Jeremy Lilwall exploring the crux of spirituality and its confrontation with meaning. Runs through Oct. 24. Whitman College, 345 Boyer Ave.
Moses Lake Museum and Art Center:
Featuring unique wood sculptures by Rex Silvernail and “Hole-istic,” a collection of dream-like images created using lens-less or pinhole photography Cheryl Morris. Runs through Oct. 31. Tuesdays-Saturdays, 11 a.m.-5 p.m. 228 W. Third Ave., Moses Lake, Wash. (509) 766-9395.
The Old Hotel Art Gallery:
Featuring artisan crafter and master quilter Walter Lewis. Showing two quilts that took first place in the Adams County Fair and two wall hangings, one that took first prize and one that took second prize. Runs through October. 33 E. Larch St., Othello.
Pend Oreille County Museum:
See log cabins, farm and logging tools, fire lookout, caboose with railroad display, pioneer church. Today, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. 402 S. Washington, Newport. 509-447-5388.