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Thu., Sept. 29, 2011

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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

Avenue West Gallery - Abstract paintings by Olivia Waterman, through September; “The Kimono,” fiber works by Lee McLeron, during October. 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, through Friday. 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, through Friday. 2910 N. Monroe St. (509) 413-1489

Grande Ronde Cellars - Paintings and sculptures by Ildiko Kalapacs, through Friday. 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. 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 - “I <3 Art Day,” annual family event with demonstrations, interactive performances, live music and children’s activities, Saturday, 11 a.m.-3 p.m., $15/family. 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

Pottery Place Plus - Paintings on handmade paper by Kim Long and jewelry by Anthony Gallaher, through Friday. 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, through Friday. 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; roundtable discussion today, 11:30 a.m., sn-w’ey’-mn Building 24, room 110. SFCC Fine Arts Gallery, Building 6, 3410 W. Fort George Wright Drive. (509) 533-3710

Tinman Gallery - “Semblance,” works by Tresia Oosting, Friday through Oct. 22; reception Friday, 5-9 p.m. 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

Jacklin Arts and Cultural Center - Wood and Watercolor 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; “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 - “A Wild Hare,” paintings by Christine Kimball, Monday through Nov. 4; Tuesday, gallery walk at 10:30 a.m., presentation in Molstead Library Todd Hall at 1 p.m., 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

Atrium Gallery - “Wild Northwest,” works by 15 local artists; reception Friday, 5:30-7 p.m. Panhandle State Bank, 414 Church St., Sandpoint. (208) 263-6139

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 - “Timeless Priest Lake,” vintage black-and-white photography from the Ross Hall Collection. 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. Old Power House, 120 Lake Street, Sandpoint. (208) 263-6139


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, through Sunday. 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, Sunday-Oct. 30; reception Sunday, 1-3 p.m. Highway 195, 419 N. Park Way, Uniontown. (509) 229-3414

Bank Left Gallery - “As Summer Into Autumn Slips,” new works by Carrie Vielle, through Saturday. 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,” through Monday. 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 - “Jim Olson: Architecture for Art,” comprehensive retrospective of the renowned Seattle architect’s 45-year career. Opening reception today, 6 p.m. in the museum gallery, followed by a lecture by Olson at 7 p.m. in the CUB auditorium; exhibit opens Friday and continues through Dec. 10. (509) 335-1910

WSU CUB Gallery - Chinese paintings by Yang Xu in the style of the Song Dynasty. Washington State University, Compton Union Building, Pullman. (509) 335-2313.

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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