January 8, 2009 in Features

Gallery listings

 

Gallery exhibits Spokane

Arts at The Plaza - Urban landscape photography by Jamie Bosanko, through Jan. 30. STA Plaza, 701 W. Riverside, second floor. (509) 328-7433

ArtStyle Northwest - A gallery and design studio featuring the work of owners Jill Smith, Mike Neiman, Gay Waldman, Peter Jagoda and Jan Moulder. Wednesdays-Saturdays, 10 a.m.-5 p.m., and by appointment. 901 W. Garland Ave. (509) 325-4070

Avenue West Gallery - “Scenes on Which to Build Dreams,” works by Linda Lowry and Cheryl Halverson. Lowry shows her newest European travel photos of Old World architecture, pastoral scenes and vignettes of everyday European life. Halverson exhibits paintings and collages with a recurring theme of mountains in her favorite places. Through Jan. 31. 122 S. Monroe St. (509) 838-4999

Boys and Girls Clubs - “Annual Fine Arts Exhibit,” art created by local Boys and Girls Club members from the Northtown and Libby branches. Top selections will compete on a national level, where they may win up to $3,000 in scholarships. Artists will be present to explain their work today from 6-7 p.m. NorthTown Branch, 544 E. Providence Ave. (509) 489-0741

CenterPlace – Paintings by Spokane Valley artists Benita Papadakes, Mary Laughlin, Don Hiatt, Anna Rector, Erin Griffin, Betty Jo Cook, Marian Flahavin and Anne Sherrodd, through February. Mondays-Fridays, 8 a.m.-5 p.m. 2426 N. Discovery Place, Spokane Valley. (509) 926-6557

Chase Gallery - “A House Divided: The Legacy of Lincoln”: In conjunction with Spokane Symphony’s “Lincoln Festival,” celebrating the 200th anniversary of the birth of Abraham Lincoln. Works by Greg DuMonthier, Rhea Giffin, Tobe Harvey, Scott Kolbo, Garric Simonsen and Joe Tomlinson. Mondays, 8 a.m.-9 p.m. and Tuesdays-Fridays, 8 a.m.-5 p.m. Through Feb. 27. Spokane City Hall, lower level, 808 W. Spokane Falls Blvd. (509) 625- 6050

Decades - “Around the World in 40 Gardens,” a photographic journey through many of the world’s great gardens: the world-class gardens of southwestern British Columbia; the classic gardens of the British Isles and France; Africa’s great botanical gardens; Asia’s gardens, both old and new; and New Zealand, the “Land of the Long White Cloud.” Through today, 6:30-8:30 p.m., 10504 E. Sprague Ave., Spokane Valley, (509) 535-8434

Gallery of Thum’ – Works by local and regional artists. Steam Plant Square, 159 S. Lincoln St., Suite 151. (509) 294-9234

Jundt Art Museum/Arcade Gallery - “The Paris Review Print Series,” fine art prints and posters created by artists to raise funds for the newly established (in 1953) literary magazine. These lithographs and silkscreens from Gonzaga University’s permanent art collection include works by Richard Anuszkiewicz, Christo, Jimmy Ernst, Milton Glaser, Arnold Hoffman, Nicholas Krushenick, Sol LeWitt, Richard Lindner, Steve Poleskie, Caol Summers and Terry Winters. Mondays-Fridays, 10 a.m.-4 p.m.; Saturdays, noon-4 p.m.; closed Sundays. Through March 6. Gonzaga University, 202 E. Cataldo Ave. (509) 313-6611

Lorinda Knight Gallery - “Three Photographers,” different photographic approaches to time by Jane Waggoner Deschner of Billings, Del Lusk of Spokane and Robert Tomlinson of Ellensburg, Wash., through Jan. 31. Opening reception Friday, 6-8 p.m. 523 W. Sprague Ave. (509) 838-3740

Northwest Museum of Arts & Culture - “Dabblers, Divers, Murderers, Travelers: Birds of the Inland Northwest,” dozens of bird specimens gathered by hunters and bird club members, carefully mounted and preserved, in an exhibit that connects early explorers’ descriptions, Native American stories and ornithologists’ methods of identifying birds and their songs; “Quiltscapes,” dozens of quilts from the MAC collection convey artistic and emotional expression, both personal and community- based, with powerful designs, intricate stitching and fabric selection; “George Longfish: A Retrospective,” works by one of the most influential of the first generation of nontraditional American Indian artists, addressing contemporary issues facing Native Americans; “Toys! Toys! Toys!,” exploring childhood through a playful exhibit packed with antique toys from the permanent collection and contemporary toys drawn from private collections; “Living Legacy: the American Indian Collection,” displays all of the Manning American Indian Collection acquired in 1916, the founding collection of the MAC;“River Pigs and Timber Beasts,” explores multiple facets of a key Inland Northwest industry, with log brands, caulk boots, mess tent dishes, crosscut saws and plenty of stories. Tuesdays-Sundays, 11 a.m.-5 p.m. 2316 W. First Ave. $7/adults, $5/seniors and students with ID, free/age 5 and younger. (509) 456-3931

Oliver Gallery - “Histories and Histrionics: Current Works by Lanny DeVuono,” landscapes in oil on wood panels. Mondays-Fridays, 10 a.m.-6 p.m.; Saturdays, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Through Feb. 7. Whitworth University, Lied Arts Center, 300 W. Hawthorne Road. (509) 777-3258

Pottery Place Plus - Featuring Juaquetta Holcolmb, wool fabric and yarn artist. Through Jan. 31. 203 N. Washington, main floor of Auntie’s Bookstore. (509) 327-6920

SFCC Fine Arts Gallery - “Contrast in Media,” featuring Jennifer Scott of Spokane, transparent photos on Plexiglas; Rose Werr of Indianapolis, performance/installation-based photography; and Ed Freeman of Los Angeles, manipulated digital photographs. Lecture by Rose Werr and Jennifer Scott, today, 11:30 a.m., SUB Lounges A and B, Building 17. Mondays-Fridays, 8 a.m.-4 p.m., Saturdays, 11 a.m.-2 p.m. (except holiday weekends), through Feb. 10. Spokane Falls Community College, Building 6, 3410 W. Fort George Wright Drive. Free. (509) 533-3710

SFCC Welcome Week - “Portraits of Courage: African-Americans You Wish You Had Known.” Tuesday. 11:30 a.m., Spokane Falls Community College, SUB Lounges A and B, Building 17, 3410 W. Fort George Wright Drive. Free. (509) 533-4197

Trackside Studio - Handmade pottery and ceramic sculpture by Chris Kelsey and Mark Moore. Wednesdays-Fridays, noon-5 p.m., or by appointment. 115 S. Adams St. (509) 462-5653

Coeur d’Alene

Northwest Artists’ Co-op - “Winter Wonders,” watercolors by Shirley Erlandsen, through January. Also works by more than 35 artists and fine crafters. 217 Sherman Ave. (208) 667-1464

Painter’s Chair Gallery - Works by Stephen Shortridge and other regional artists. 223 Sherman Ave. (208) 667-3606

Studio 107 – Works by regional artists and locally designed jewelry. 107 N. Fourth St. (208) 659-0889.

Sum of Six - This working studio gallery features local artists, both established and up-and-coming. 321 E. Front Ave. (208) 661-3926

Eastern Washington

Artisans at the Dahmen Barn - “Guy Baldovi: New Works – Oil and Encaustics,” based on his long-ago travels in West Africa and Mexico, where he lived for a year. Reception Sunday, 1-4 p.m. Sunday-Jan. 25, Highway 195, Uniontown. (509) 229-3414

Jerry McKellar Sculpture Studio - Limited-edition bronze and steel sculpture, by appointment only. Colville. (509) 684-2148

Moscow/Pullman

Moscow Food Co-Op - Carolyn Doe shows watercolors inspired by her time in Alaska as well as batiks inspired by fall colors. Reception Friday, 5:30-7 p.m., 121 E. Fifth St., Moscow. (208) 882-8537

Third Street Gallery - “Eighth Annual Winter Solstice Juried Exhibition,” works by many artists in a wide range of media, celebrating “Let There be Peace on Earth.” Through Friday. Moscow City Hall, second and third floors, 206 E. Third St., Moscow. (208) 882-3292

University of Idaho/Prichard Art Gallery - “Faculty Creative Expressions,” College of Art and Architecture Faculty Exhibition featuring work in photography, drawing, painting, sculpture, mixed media, books, architectural studies, furniture, product design and design plans. Opening reception Wednesday, 5-8 p.m. Tuesdays-Saturdays, 10 a.m.-8 p.m.; Sundays, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Friday-Feb. 14. 414/416 S. Main St., Moscow. (208) 885-3586

WSU Museum of Art - “Running the Numbers” by Chris Jordan, a series of digital photographs that present contemporary culture via statistics regarding American excess. The museum is publishing an accompanying book for the exhibition. Jordan will lecture on his work Jan. 22, 7 p.m.; special lecture with environmentalist Paul Hawken on Feb. 25, 7 p.m., both in the Compton Union Building Auditorium. Mondays-Saturdays, 10 a.m.-4 p.m.; Thursdays until 7 p.m. Washington State University, Fine Arts Center, 100 Wilson Road, Pullman. (509) 335-1910

WSU Museum of Art - “Central Core” by Richard C. Elliott, 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


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