October 27, 2011 in Features

Galleries

 

“Construction Site,” oil on canvas by Victoria Brace, is at Art Spirit Gallery in Coeur d’Alene.
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Kodis art unveiling

 A major new work by longtime Spokane fabric artist Louise Kodis will be unveiled Tuesday at 4 p.m. in the Spokane Convention Center’s Exhibit Hall, 334 W. Spokane Falls Blvd.

 “Inland Northwest in Full Color” consists of 31 modular textile works made of bamboo rod, natural branches and curved acrylic rod with fabric overlays in silk, metallic silk and nylon.

 The abstract, wall-mounted work, which represents the broad array of colors through the local seasons, is 108 feet long and 14.5 feet in height.

Visiting Artist Lecture Series

 Montana artist Bently Spang is the first speaker in the 2011-2012 Visiting Artist Lecture Series.

Spang, a member of the Northern Cheyenne tribe, uses mixed media sculpture, photography and video to create installations and performance events challenging the stereotypes surrounding his Native American heritage.

 His Teckno Pow Wow project with fellow artist Bert Benally combines elements of a traditional powwow with contemporary music, dance and performance art.

 Spang will speak Wednesday at 11:30 a.m. at Spokane Falls Community College, Building 24, Room 110, and at 7 p.m. at the Magic Lantern Theater, 25 W. Main Ave; and Nov. 3 at the Eastern Washington University Art Department Auditorium in Cheney. Admission is free.

 For more information, call (509) 359-7089, (509) 363-5344 or (509) 533-3746.

Galleries with new exhibits and receptions are indicated with a . For complete listings, see www.spokane7.com. Please send information about upcoming exhibits to features@spokesman.com.

Spokane

Area 58 - “Pop Expressionism,” oil on canvas; “Handscapes,” 13 cubes of clutching hands; “Moved to Wrath,” 4-foot portrait by Michael Sherriffs Hall; “Paris (in my blood) Series,” acrylic paintings capturing French architecture and street scenes with surreal elements. 3036 N. Monroe St. (509) 327-0427

Artisans Wares - “Ravens and Witches,” paintings by Melissa Cole and Casey Lynch; also fall crafts in fiber and paper by Wendy Zupan Bailey, Susan Burger, Kathryn Gray, Deborah Majewski, and Sharon Ronning. River Park Square, 211 N. Wall St., Suite 200. (509) 456-6030

Avenue West Gallery - “The Kimono,” embroidery and stitchery by Lee McLeron, through Sunday; oil paintings by John Matthews, Tuesday through Nov. 30; also “Influences of the Urban Landscape,” Seattle-themed works by Shani Marchant. 122 S. Monroe St. (509) 838-4999

Brick Wall Gallery - Outdoor photography by Chip Phillips. 530 W. Main Ave., skywalk level. (509) 928-7721

Chase Gallery - “Confluence,” Spokane River-themed works by members of Northwest Designer Craftsmen, through Saturday; “Homage to Women Artists,” shrines created by Palouse Women Artists honoring their inspirations, Tuesday through Dec. 30. 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 - “Beauty in the Ordinary,” abstract photographs by LuAnn Ostergaardj, through Saturday. 516 W. Riverside Ave. (509) 624-4163

Gallery of THUM - Designer jewelry by Denise Steen, electic boxes by Shanda Woodward, Friday, 6-9 p.m., with ballerina Casidy A. Giles and live music by Autumn Dryad (Bunce) and Maria; costumes welcome (no full-face masks on adults), candy and art projects for kids. 2910 N. Monroe St. (509) 413-1489

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

Kolva-Sullivan Gallery - 10th annual Archie Bray Resident Artist ceramics exhibition, through Friday. 115 S. Adams St., Suite A. (509) 458-5517

Kress Gallery - “Then & Now - Works on Paper,” drawings, serigraphs and acrylic on paper by Robert Kraut, through Sunday. River Park Square, 808 W. Main Ave., level three. (509) 363-5317

Manic Moon Studio - “Cool Moon,” expressive paintings by David Boshart and whimsical three-dimensional characters created from recycled piano parts by Kat Hill. 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, through Feb. 25, 2012; “Need/Want: Matters of Priority,” a juried art exhibition concerned with the way contemporary American society assigns value and priority, through Jan. 7, 2012; “Territory: Generational Triptychs,” intersecting artistic boundaries, through Jan. 7, 2012. 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 - “Face to Face,” recent figurative work of Bruce Herman. Whitworth University, Ernst F. Lied Center for the Visual Arts, Room 201. (509) 777-3258

On Sacred Grounds - “All 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, Tuesday through Nov. 30. 203 N. Washington St. (main floor of Auntie’s Bookstore). (509) 327-6920

Saranac Art Projects - “Plight of Mind” by Kurt Madison and “g-Force” by Carrie Scozzaro, plus mixed-media sculpture exhibition by member artists, through Saturday. 25 W. Main Ave. (509) 363-5325

South Perry Pizza - Family-themed watercolors, pastels and acrylic paintings by Heather Audel-Neal. 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

Sun People Dry Goods - Photographs of cars and the places we park them, by Amy Sinisterra. 32 W. Second Ave., Suite 200. (509) 368-9378

Tinman Gallery - “Collections,” mixed media paintings and assemblages by Erin Wallace; “Conversations,” new works by Virginia Carter; watercolors of real and imaginary landscapes by Tobe Harvey, Friday through Nov. 27; reception Friday, 5-9 p.m. 811 W. Garland Ave. (509) 325-1500

Coeur d’Alene/Post Falls

Art Spirit Gallery - “People, Places & Things,” 30 new oil paintings by Victoria Brace. 415 Sherman Ave., Coeur d’Alene. (208) 765-6006

Coeur d’Alene Library - “Kids Draw Architecture,” exhibition of children’s drawings, through Monday. 702 E. Front Ave., Coeur d’Alene. (208) 769-2315

Gallery Northwest - “Birds Again,” birds of clay and in batik, glass, acrylic, feathers and watercolor, with pottery birds by Steve Thorstenson and feather art by Madeleine Bessette. 217 E. Sherman Ave., Coeur d’Alene. (208) 667-5700

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 - Jewelry and Glass Art Show. 405 N. William St., Post Falls. (208) 457-8950

Museum of North Idaho - “Your History In 3-D,” insight into how the museum collects, preserves and interprets history; “The Mullan Road,” about Idaho’s first constructed road over the Fourth of July Pass; “Scandinavians Settled Here,” a look at the Nordic influences in the Coeur d’Alene region; “It Started with a Fort,” the story of Fort Sherman; “Schitsu’umsh, The People Who Were Discovered,” a glimpse into the life of the Coeur d’Alenes through beadwork, tools, maps and stories; “When the Mountains Roared,” commemorating the 1910 fire; “Portraits of Coeur d’Alene,” 20-minute film about local people and history. Coeur d’Alene City Park, 115 Northwest Blvd., Coeur d’Alene. $3/adults, $1/ages 6-16, free/age 5 and younger, $7/family of two adults and two children; free admission Saturday, closing day of the season. (208) 664-3448

North Idaho College - “A Wild Hare,” paintings by Christine Kimball. 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

Moscow Food Co-op - “From One Farmer to Another: Postcards in Solidarity,” Fair Trade exhibit by Indian Tea Growers and Guatemalan Coffee Growers. 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, through Friday. 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 wife Anna Marie Boles. 414/416 S. Main St., Moscow. (208) 885-3586

Eastern Washington

Artisans at the Dahmen Barn - Annual members show and sale by the Palouse Watercolor Socius, through Sunday. Highway 195, 419 N. Park Way, Uniontown. (509) 229-3414

Bank Left Gallery - Photography by Jennifer Scott and sculptures by Ildiko Kalapacs. 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. Eastern Washington University, 140 Art Building, Cheney. (509) 359-2494

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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