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Thu., Nov. 17, 2011

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Avenue West Gallery - Watercolor and egg tempera paintings by Scott Melville; reception Friday, 5-9 p.m. Also oil paintings by John Matthews. 122 S. Monroe St. (509) 838-4999

Barrister Winery - Works by Jeannine Marx Fruci; reception Saturday, 11 a.m.-5 p.m. 1213 W. Railroad Ave. (509) 993-9310

Chase Gallery - “Homage to Women Artists,” shrines created by Palouse Women Artists honoring their inspirations. Spokane City Hall, lower level, 808 W. Spokane Falls Blvd. (509) 625-6050

Clearstory Gallery - “Why Are You Here?” photo installation by Jim Van Gundy. Life Center Foursquare Church, 1202 N. Government Way. (509) 499-2678

Dodson’s Jewelers - Works by Nicolas Oberling and Jennifer Li, using oil techniques of the Dutch masters and applying them to etchings. 516 W. Riverside Ave. (509) 624-4163

Gallery of THUM - Designer jewelry by Denise Steen; collage-covered boxes by Shanda Woodward; pen-and-ink works by Buck Mountain. 2910 N. Monroe St. (509) 413-1489

Globe Bar and Grill - Animal caricatures on vintage wine bottles and windowpanes by Ruben Villarreal, and works by Jason Bagge. 204 N. Division St. (509) 744-0438

Jundt Art Museum - “Lang and Rue: Verses,” large-scale, colorful paintings by Melissa Lang and Stephen Rue; also silver gelatin prints from the Gonzaga University collection by Manuel Alvarez Bravo, Robert Doisneau, Alen MacWeeney and Garry Winogrand. Gonzaga University, 502 E. Boone Ave. (509) 313-6611

Kress Gallery - “Visual Evolution,” celebrating the convergence of historic and contemporary photographic technologies, presented by the 2011 Society for Photographic Education Northwest Regional Conference. River Park Square, 808 W. Main Ave., level three. (509) 363-5317

Lady Bug Gallery - “Impressions of Nature,” contemporary, abstract and organic fiber art works by Linda Anderson and members of the Fabrications Quilt Artist Guild. 10220 N. Nevada St., Suite 10. (509) 467-8210

Manic Moon Studio - “Holiday Artisan Show,” whimsical and artistic gifts. 1625 N. Monroe St. (509) 489-5465

Northwest Museum of Arts and Culture - “Seeing Impressionism: Europe, America and the Northwest,” in partnership with the Tacoma Art Museum; “Need/Want: Matters of Priority,” a juried art exhibition concerned with the way contemporary American society assigns value and priority; “Territory: Generational Triptychs,” intersecting artistic boundaries. Wednesday-Saturday, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. $7/adults, $5/seniors and students with ID, free/age 5 and younger. 2316 W. First Ave. (509) 456-3931

Bryan Oliver Gallery - “Smoke & Mirrors,” Whitworth faculty exhibition. Whitworth University, Ernst F. Lied Center for the Visual Arts, Room 201. (509) 777-3258

On Sacred Grounds - “Denali National Park/The Last Frontier,” photography of landscape, wildlife and Eskimo portraits by Rebecca Tiff. 12212 E. Palouse Highway, Valleyford. (509) 747-6294

Pottery Place Plus - Jewelry by Miranda Lewis and regional landscapes in oil by Nora Egger. 203 N. Washington St. (main floor of Auntie’s Bookstore). (509) 327-6920

Saranac Art Projects - “Diversions,” drawings that pull inspiration from obsolete technology and information systems by Jen Erickson and recent water-themed works by Lisa Nappa. 25 W. Main Ave. (509) 363-5325

South Perry Pizza - Acrylic paintings on canvas by Tina Sanger; reception today, 5-7 p.m. 1011 S. Perry St. (509) 209-6047

Spokane Falls Community College - “Fragments,” artwork and installation by architects Annie Han and Daniel Mihalyo, and “Signs” from Lead Pencil Studios. SFCC Fine Arts Gallery, Building 6, 3410 W. Fort George Wright Drive. (509) 533-3710

Tinman Gallery - Pop-ups by George Flett; reception Friday, 5-8 p.m.; book signing Saturday, 1 p.m. Also “Collections,” mixed-media paintings and assemblages by Erin Wallace; “Conversations,” new works by Virginia Carter; watercolors of real and imaginary landscapes by Tobe Harvey. 811 W. Garland Ave. (509) 325-1500

Art Spirit Gallery - “Earthly Bliss,” charcoal drawings by Katherine Nelson. 415 Sherman Ave., Coeur d’Alene. (208) 765-6006

Human Rights Education Institute - Local artists including Donna Bain, Harold Balazs, Allen and Mary Dee Dodge, Rhea Giffin, Barb Mueller, Joan Smith, Austin Stiegemeier and Marci Wing interpret Mahatma Gandhi’s social sins. 414 Mullan Ave., on the corner of the Coeur d’Alene City Park, Coeur d’Alene. (208) 292-2359

Jacklin Arts and Cultural Center - Pottery Gallery Show, Friday through Dec 13; reception Friday, 5:30-7:30 p.m. 405 N. William St., Post Falls. (208) 457-8950

North Idaho College - “Experiences and Recollections,” painted surfaces and sculpture by James Blackburn Craig. Corner Gallery, Boswell Hall, 1000 W. Garden Ave., Coeur d’Alene. (208) 651-6484

Northwest Artists Gallery - Original oil, acrylic and mixed-media paintings, sculptures, pottery, jewelry. 509 Sherman Ave., Coeur d’Alene. (208) 667-1464

Sandpoint/Priest Lake

Atrium Gallery - “Wild Northwest,” works by 15 local artists. Panhandle State Bank, 414 Church St., Sandpoint. (208) 263-6139

Pend Oreille Arts Council Gallery - “All Creatures Great and Small,” new works from more than 30 member artists. Old Power House, 120 Lake Street, Sandpoint. (208) 263-6139

Moscow Food Co-op - Screen prints on felt by Brett Lysne. Deli Gallery, 121 E. Fifth St., Moscow. (208) 882-8537

Third Street Gallery - “Palouse Plein Air 2011,” outdoor paintings by artists from around the area and beyond. Moscow City Hall, second and third floors, 206 E. Third St., Moscow. (208) 882-7036

University of Idaho, Prichard Gallery - “Intermountain Nocturnes,” photography by Jan Boles, and “Here and There: Meditations on Mapping,” drawings, prints and paintings by Anna Marie Boles. 414/416 S. Main St., Moscow. (208) 885-3586

Artisans at the Dahmen Barn - “A Sense of Place and Moment,” oil paintings by Leonard Heid and Aaron Johnson. Highway 195, 419 N. Park Way, Uniontown. (509) 229-3414

Bank Left Gallery - “The Power of Three,” works by Linda Dillard, Tamara Helm and Nancy Wriggle. 100 S. Bridge St., Palouse. (509) 878-8425

Eastern Washington University - “In a Nutshell: The Worlds of Maurice Sendak,” a national traveling exhibition about the illustrator of more than 100 picture books, including “Where the Wild Things Are.” John F. Kennedy Memorial Library, Cheney. (509) 359-2264

EWU Gallery of Art - “A Retrospective,” paintings and drawings by the late EWU alumnus David Saling, through today. Eastern Washington University, 140 Art Building, Cheney. (509) 359-2494

Old Hotel Art Gallery - Works by Brittany Stromberg. 33 E. Larch Street, Othello. (509) 488-5936

St. John Branch Library - “Journey Stories,” a Smithsonian Museum on Main Street exhibit on how we and our ancestors came to America. 1 E. Front St., St. John, Wash. (509) 648-3319

Washington State University Museum of Art - “Jim Olson: Architecture for Art,” comprehensive retrospective of the renowned Seattle architect’s 45-year career. (509) 335-1910

WSU Gallery 2 - Jason Ferguson’s photographs from “Domestic Carnival,” a multiple-year project that reconstitutes regular household rooms as flashing, motorized, kinetic works of art. Washington State University, Department of Fine Arts Center, 5064 Fine Arts Center, Pullman. (509) 335-8686


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