September 8, 2011 in Features


Interstate Fair mural

A 64-piece, 8-foot-square mural created by local artists, professional and amateur, will be unveiled Friday at the Spokane County Interstate Fair.

The unveiling is scheduled for 7 p.m. in Fine Arts Building Bay 4 at the Spokane County Fair and Expo Center, 404 N. Havana St.

The mural will be auctioned to raise money for art display systems at the fair. To place a bid, go to the Gallery of Thum website,, beginning Friday.

Galleries with new exhibits and receptions are indicated with a . For complete listings, see Please send information about upcoming exhibits to


Artisans Wares - Oil paintings by Peggy Wilson. River Park Square, 211 N. Wall St., Suite 200. (509) 456-6030

Art on Broadway - Works by more than 25 local artists, food by Tuscan Sun Pizza Co. Saturday, 10 a.m.-5 p.m., Shear Illusions, 807 N. Argonne Road, Spokane Valley. (509) 924-3551

Avenue West Gallery - Abstract paintings by Olivia Waterman. 122 S. Monroe St. (509) 838-4999

Chase Gallery - “Confluence,” Spokane River-themed works by members of Northwest Designer Craftsmen. Spokane City Hall, lower level, 808 W. Spokane Falls Blvd. (509) 625-6050

Clearstory Gallery - “Bitter/Sweet,” works by Stefani Rossi. Life Center Foursquare Church, 1202 N. Government Way. (509) 499-2678

Dean Davis Gallery - “Shape Shifting,” more than 40 mixed-media pieces by Melissa Cole, Friday through Oct. 7; opening reception Friday, 5-10 p.m. 216 W. Pacific Ave. (509) 456-8799

Gallery of Thum - “The Color of Nature,” Bill Werle’s acrylic eagles, hawks, moose and elk deer. 2910 N. Monroe St. (509) 413-1489

Grande Ronde Cellars - Paintings and sculptures by Ildiko Kalapacs. 906 W. Second Ave. (509) 455-8161.

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; free public walk-through Friday, 10:30 a.m. Gonzaga University, 502 E. Boone Ave. (509) 313-6611

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

Nectar Tasting Room - Original label images from photographer Richard Duval on Northwest Cellars wines; reception Saturday, 1-4 p.m. 120 N. Stevens St. (509) 869-1572

Northwest Museum of Arts and Culture - No exhibits currently on display; Café MAC, Museum Store and Campbell House open Wednesday-Saturday, 11 a.m.-4 p.m. $7/adults, $5/seniors and students with ID, free/age 5 and younger. 2316 W. First Ave. (800) 325-SEAT, (509) 456-3931

On Sacred Grounds - “It’s Just My Nature,” acrylics on canvas and photography by JK Borland. 12212 E. Palouse Highway, Valleyford. (509) 747-6294

Pottery Place Plus - Paintings on handmade paper by Kim Long and jewelry by Anthony Gallaher. 203 N. Washington St. (main floor of Auntie’s Bookstore). (509) 327-6920

River Park Square - Annual show of student works by the Inland Northwest Drawing School, through Saturday. 808 W. Main Ave., skywalk level (between mall escalator and Macy’s). (509) 230-1880

Saranac Art Projects - “Scintilla,” new works by Mardis Nenno and Chris Tyllia. 25 W. Main Ave. (509) 363-5325

South Perry Pizza - Abstract acrylic on board and canvas by Skyler Powell. 1011 S. Perry St. (509) 209-6047

Tinman Gallery - “Secret Worlds” by Larry Ellingson, and “Palousecapes” by Leonard Heid. 811 W. Garland Ave. (509) 325-1500

Coeur d’Alene/Post Falls

Museum of North Idaho - “Your History In 3-D,” insight into how the museum collects, preserves and interprets history; “Mullan Road,” about Idaho’s first constructed road over the Fourth of July Pass; “The 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. (208) 664-3448

North Idaho College - Etchings and paintings by Jack Marsh Larsen. Corner Gallery, Boswell Hall, 1000 W. Garden Ave., Coeur d’Alene. (208) 651-6484

Sandpoint/Priest Lake

7B Board Shop - Mosaics by Jon Boyce, through Friday. 210 N. Second Ave., Sandpoint. (208) 263-0707

Artworks Gallery - Works by various artists, through Friday. 214 N. First Ave., Sandpoint. (208) 263-2642

Business Suites of Sandpoint Center - Dann Hall, Lou Baribeau, Carver Kearney, Linda Watt, Nancy Russell, photography; Tom Miller, watercolor; Eli Sevenich, mixed media, watercolor; Connie Scherr, oils, through Friday. Panhandle State Bank, second floor, 414 Church St., Sandpoint. (208) 263-0505

Coldwater Creek Wine Bar - Watercolors by Blaine Benson, through Friday. 311 N. First St., Sandpoint. (208) 255-1912

Entree Gallery - “Trying Again,” multimedia works by Harold Balazs; wine-tasting reception Sunday, 5-7 p.m. 1755 Reeder Bay Road at Priest Lake, Nordman, Idaho. (208) 443-2001

Evans Brothers Coffee Roasters - Acrylics by Josh Knaggs and photography by Rod Thompson, through Friday. 524 Oak St., Sandpoint. (208) 265-5553

First Light Gallery - Photography by Marie Dominique-Verdier; acrylics by Scott Kirby; silk paintings by Kelly Price, through Friday. 302 N. First Ave., Sandpoint. (208) 265-8116

Fritz’s Frypan - Acrylics by Jan Welle, through Friday. 329 N. First Ave., Sandpoint. (208) 255-1863

Hallan’s Gallery - Photography by Ross Hall and Dann Hall, through Friday. 323 N. First Ave., Sandpoint. (208) 263-4707

Ivano’s Ristorante - Metal sculptures by Betty Gardner, through Friday. 102 S. First Ave., Sandpoint. (208) 263-0211

Keller-Williams Realty - Oils and mixed media by Amber Kohal, through Friday. 212 N. First Ave., Sandpoint. (208) 265-2787

Monarch Mountain Coffee - Watercolors by Karen McDonald, through Friday. 208 N. Fourth Ave., Sandpoint. (208) 265-9382

Northwest Handmade - Sheryl Garrison, kiln-formed glass; Rob Payne, recycled wood; Laurie Huston, photography; Judith Pederson, watercolors; Maria Larson, acrylics; Quint Norlander, metals, through Friday. 308 N. First Ave., Sandpoint. (208) 255-1962

Panhandle State Bank Atrium/Tango Cafe - Atrium, Sheila Bledsoe, mixed media; Diana Moses Botkin, oils; Clint Crawford, Greg Sprungl, Dawn Hawks, Darcy Sletager, photography; Nan Cooper, oils, pastels, charcoal; Ed Robinson, watercolor; Karen Robinson, acrylic, watercolor; Kevin Watson, sculpture; Teresa Fisher, pastel, acrylic; Jacqueline Rickard, native basketry, paintings; Jeremy Holzapfel, acrylic; Tango, Terrel Jones, oil, mixed media, through Friday. Second and third floors, 414 Church St., Sandpoint. (208) 263-0505

Pend d’Oreille Winery - Jewelry by Hali Karr and Mary Gayle Young, through Friday. 220 Cedar St., Sandpoint. (208) 265-8545

Pend Oreille Arts Council Gallery - “Feast for the Eyes,” Sheila Mahanke Barnes, fibers; Dianna Beck, illustrations; Maudelle Carlson and Gretchen Hellar, Jean Spinosa, Randy Wilhelm, Barbara Field, watercolors; Jim Furlong, Dan Carpenter, acrylics; Suzanne Jewell, Steven A. Scroggins, oils; Matt Mills McKnight, Nancy Russell, Foster Cline, Will Venard, Tina Friedman, photography; Crista Favazza, acrylics, mixed media; Leata Judd, papier-mâché; Diana Schuppel, watercolors, acrylics, through Friday. Old Power House, 120 Lake Street, Sandpoint. (208) 263-6139

PetalTalk - Recycled wine barrel furniture by Gary Quinn, through Friday. 218 Cedar St., Suite 202, Sandpoint. (208) 610-4274

Sandpoint Chamber of Commerce - “One Heart, Many Hands,” multimedia collaboration by Katya Greimes, watercolors and acrylics; Ariana Watson, mixed works; Sandy Piltch, watercolors; Lily Whitney, oils, through Friday. 231 N. Third Ave., Sandpoint. (208) 263-2161

Staci Bailey Photography - Photography by Staci Bailey, through Friday. 218 Cedar St., Suite 202, Sandpoint. (208) 610-4274

Starbucks Coffee - Watercolors by Linda Clowes, through Friday. 108 N. First Ave., Sandpoint. (208) 263-1330

Studio 524 - “Circles,” works by various artists, through Friday. Woods Wheatcroft Photography, 524 Church St., Sandpoint. (208) 255-9412

Zero Point - Oils by Renee Kaup; stone sculptures by Betty Gardner, through Friday. 226 N. First Ave., Sandpoint. (208) 255-2522


Moscow Food Co-op - Photos and stories by local Peace Corps volunteers, past and present, Friday through Oct. 5; reception Friday, 5-6:30 p.m. Deli Gallery, 121 E. Fifth St., Moscow. (208) 882-8537

University of Idaho, Prichard Gallery - “I Have Come All This Way and There is Nothing to See,” works by Bill Bowler. 414/416 S. Main St., Moscow. (208) 885-3586

Eastern Washington

Artisans at the Dahmen Barn - Works in bronze, porcelain, oil and watercolor by Marian Flahavin, Nona Hengen and Sherryl Evans. Highway 195, 419 N. Park Way, Uniontown. (509) 229-3414

Bank Left Gallery - “As Summer Into Autumn Slips,” new works pieces by Carrie Vielle, Saturday through Oct. 1; reception Saturday, 1-5 p.m. 100 S. Bridge St., Palouse. (509) 878-8425

Colfax Library - “Forever Free: Abraham Lincoln’s Journey to Emancipation,” new traveling exhibition tracing Lincoln’s transformation from anti-slavery moderate into “The Great Emancipator.” Main Street, Colfax. (509) 397-4366

Old Hotel Art Gallery - Columbia Basin and Native American-themed works by artist/illustrator Don Nutt. 33 E. Larch Street, Othello. (509) 488-5936

Washington State University Museum of Art - Fine Arts Faculty Exhibition, works in a diverse array of styles and media by 19 faculty members. (509) 335-3581

WSU Gallery 2 - Visual/performance artist Cat Clifford will work with WSU students to creatively document traces of the everyday, with the finished project becoming a multimedia exhibition, through Oct. 14. Washington State University, Department of Fine Arts Center, 5064 Fine Arts Center, Pullman. (509) 335-8686

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