September 22, 2011 in Features

Galleries

 

“Icarus,” acrylic on canvas by Melissa Cole, is on display at Dean Davis Gallery.
(Full-size photo)

Little Spokane River

Artist Studio Tour

Three professional artists who live along the Little Spokane River will open their studios to the public on Saturday from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Several artists will gather at the studios of Hulda and Ken Bridgeman, 13717 N. Minihdoka Trail; Jill Smith, 15221 N. Shady Slope Road; and Gina Freuen, 15205 N. Shady Slope Road.

Works available for viewing and purchase will include garden benches and birdhouses, distinctive paintings and photography in a wide range of styles, and indoor tables plus outdoor lighting and sculpture.

Lindaman’s Gourmet-to-Go will offer lunches and snacks for purchase at the Bridgeman studio.

For more information, call (509) 981-9916 or see www.littlespokanestudios.com.

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

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

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. 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)

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 - “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

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

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- “It’s Just My Nature,” acrylics on canvas and photography by JK Borland, through Monday. 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

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

South Perry Pizza - Acrylics on canvas by Joseph Fortunato. 1011 S. Perry St. (509) 209-6047

Spokane Falls Community College- Selected works from 17 members of Saranac Art Projects. SFCC Fine Arts Gallery, Building 6, 3410 W. Fort George Wright Drive. (509) 533-3710

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

Coeur d’Alene/Post Falls

Art Spirit Gallery - Large figurative oil paintings by Mel McCuddin. 415 Sherman Ave., Coeur d’Alene. (208) 765-6006

Gallery Northwest - “Horses and Horse Country,” horse hair pottery by Hilda Bradshaw, hand-painted horses on children’s clothing by Madeleine Bessette and Palouse watercolors by Andy Sewell. 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

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; free admission Saturday as part of Smithsonian magazine’s annual Museum Day (see www.smithsonian.com/ museumday). (208) 664-3448

North Idaho College - Etchings and paintings by Jack Marsh Larsen, through Friday; gallery walk with Larsen today at 10:30 a.m., followed by lecture/presentation at 1 p.m. and closing reception 5-7 p.m. 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

The Beardmore Block - “The Way We Worked,” Smithsonian Institution traveling exhibit explores changes affecting the workforce and work environments over the past 150 years. 119 Main Street, Priest River. Free. (208) 263-9233

Entree Gallery - “Trying Again,” multimedia works by Harold Balazs. 1755 Reeder Bay Road at Priest Lake, Nordman, Idaho. (208) 443-2001

Pend Oreille Arts Council Gallery - “All Creatures Great and Small,” new works from more than 30 member artists, Friday through Dec. 2; reception Friday, 5:30-7 p.m. Old Power House, 120 Lake Street, Sandpoint. (208) 263-6139

Moscow

Moscow Food Co-op - Photos and stories by local Peace Corps volunteers, past and present. 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; also 25th anniversary Block Party and Sculptural Costume Contest, Friday, 7 p.m. 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, through Sunday. Highway 195, 419 N. Park Way, Uniontown. (509) 229-3414

Bank Left Gallery - “As Summer Into Autumn Slips,” new works by Carrie Vielle. 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 antislavery 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, through Saturday. (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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