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Art Galleries

Fri., Aug. 24, 2012

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Eastern Washington

Avenue West Gallery - Fused glass pendants and earrings by Carmen Hall; Jennine Reagos paints in acrylic on granite and tiles. 707 W. Main Ave., Suite B11, Skywalk level. (509) 838-4999.

Brick Wall Gallery - “Fetish of the Mind: Dreams and Memories” and “Familial Resemblances,” works by Erik Sohner. 530 W. Main Ave. (509) 928-7721.

Chase Gallery - “Photography 2012,” works by various artists. 808 W. Spokane Falls Blvd. (509) 625-6050.

Clearstory Art Gallery - “Color and Expression Now,” landscape and figure pieces by Casey Klahn. 1202 N. Government Way. (509) 499-2678.

Dahmen Barn - Pastels by students of award-winning artist Judy Fairley, through Sunday. Highway 195, 419 N. Park Way, Uniontown. (509) 229-3414.

Dodson’s Jewelers - “Summer Breeze” featuring works by Charles W. Palmer, Victoria Brace, Vickie Broeckel, Luann Ostergaard and Tannea Zollinger. 516 W. Riverside Ave. (509) 624-4163.

Elk Public House - Showing series of live music and musician portrait shots by Chona Kasinger. 1931 W. Pacific Ave. (509) 363-1973.

Jundt Art Museum - “Damn Everything But the Circus,” featuring works with the themes of carnivals, circuses and carousels. Also: New series of summer exhibitions titled “Close-In,” featuring works by regional artists. The inaugural exhibition, titled “Out of order/in-between,” is an installation by Thomas O’Day, with a free public walk-through with the artist on Thursday at 3 p.m., followed by a reception until 5 p.m. Gonzaga University, 202 E. Cataldo Ave. Free. (509) 313-6613.

LadyBug Gallery - “Paint Collides with Fabric” features mixed media work of paint, fabric and other media by Sandra Blackwell, Nikki Gamon and Carole Peterson, through Sept. 10. Sew Uniquely You, 10220 N. Nevada St., Suite 10. (509) 467-8210.

Little Garden Cafe - “Spokane - Impressions & Moods,” photography exhibit by Diane Julia Thors, reception Sunday, 1-4 p.m. 2901 W. Northwest Blvd. (509) 328-5500.

Northwest Museum of Arts and Culture - “Uncommon Gifts,” highlights the paintings, drawings and ceramic works of seven artists represented in the MAC’s permanent collection and offers the visitor brief insight into the building of a museum collection. The show celebrates the recent gift to the museum of 40 works from the Liberty Mutual/Safeco Insurance corporate collection, through Saturday. Also: “Dig It!” The Secrets of Soil, an interactive exhibit created by the Smithsonian Institute’s National Museum of Natural History and hosted by the Spokane Conservation District, through Sept. 22. Also: “Lasting Heritage,” using personal stories and human-made objects to articulate the spiritual and visceral links between ancient people, modern tribal people and their lands, continues through 2014. Hours are Wednesdays-Saturdays, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. 2316 W. First Ave. $7/adults, $5/seniors and students, free/age 5 and younger. (509) 363-5344.

Pacific Flyway Gallery - “Equine Impressions,” featuring works by Debbie Hughbanks, Linda Besse, Darrel Sullens, Bev Doolittle, Marcella Rose and more. 409 S. Dishman Mica Road, Spokane Valley. (509) 747-0812.

Saranac Art Projects - “Saranac Supports: Art for Radio,” with nearly two dozen regional artists teamed up with local KYRS Thin Air Radio DJs to create work inspired by KRYS’ talented crew, with closing reception 5-8 p.m. today. 25 W. Main Ave. (509) 363-5325.

South Perry Pizza - Acrylics on canvas by Tyler Rolfe Will. 1011 S. Perry St. (509) 290-6047.

Spokane Law Enforcement Museum - Artifacts, photos, portraits, badges, uniforms and other police mementos. Museum accepts donations of police memorabilia, as well as donations. 1201 W. First Ave. $5/adults, $4/seniors and military, $3/students, $2/age 12 and younger. (509) 625-3352.

Tinman Gallery - “Ozvitational,” nearly 40 artists have created a work of art inspired by the “Wizard of Oz” – either the L. Frank Baum books or the movie. 811 W. Garland Ave. (509) 325-1500.

Washington State University - “Attitude Graphics” features drawings, cartoons, caricatures and sculptures that Howard Barber created during the 1940s and 1950s. Gallery II, 5072 Fine Arts Center, Pullman. (509) 335-8686.

North Idaho

Art Spirit Gallery - Charcoal drawing and figures in clay by Elaine Green and Cary Weigand. 415 Sherman Ave., Coeur d’Alene. (208) 765-6006.

Cavanaugh’s - “The Ross Hall Collection” by Dann Hall, with reception today, 5-7 p.m., music by Mike Wagoner and beer sampling by Deschuttes Brewery. Reservations requested. 4024 Cavanaugh Bay Road, Coolin, Idaho. $10. (208) 443-2095.

Denise Oliver Gallery - Original paintings by Pamela Hohner. 200 S. Coeur d’Alene Ave. Suite B, Harrison. (208) 689-9076.

Entree Gallery - “A Father and Daughter’s Love and Legacy of Art,” works by Stephen Shortridge and Hayley Shortridge. Also, “Earth Elements,” showing of regionally crafted contemporary and rustic accents for home, patio, yard and garden by the gallery’s skilled Amish craftsmen and Northwest artists. 1755 Reeder Bay Road, Priest Lake. (208) 443-2001.

Human Rights Education Institute - Local artists were asked to interpret and portray one of Mahatma Gandhi’s social sins as part of a two-year program at HREI, through 2012, including Donna Bain, Harold Balazs, Allen Dodge, Mary Dee Dodge, Rhea Giffin, Barb Mueller, Joan Smith, Austin Stiegemeier and Marci Wing. 414 Mullan Ave., on the corner of the Coeur d’Alene City Park, Coeur d’Alene. Free, donations accepted. (208) 292-2359.

Moscow Food Co-Op - Palouse Women Artists display mixed media alphabet letters. 121 E. Fifth St., Moscow. (208) 882-8537.

Museum of North Idaho - “Collecting, a Closer Look,” gives insight into how museums and individuals collect and how the museum uses its collections to tell stories and preserve history for future generations. 115 Northwest Blvd., in front of Coeur d’Alene City Park, Coeur d’Alene. $3/adults, $1/children ages 6-16, free/age 5 and younger, $7/family of two adults and children age 16 and younger. (208) 664-3448.

Redtail Gallery - Artists are invited to paint or draw images from the Pend d’Oreille Bay Trail and to then turn them over to the Redtail Gallery by Wednesday for a reception, with an art sale Aug. 31 at 5:30 p.m. Proceeds will benefit the Friends of the Pend d’Oreille Bay Trail. Corner of Oak and Sixth Streets, Sandpoint. (208) 265-2787.

Third Street Gallery - Idaho Watercolor Society exhibit features works from the 2012 IWS Traveling Show. 206 E. Third St., Moscow. (208) 883-7036.

UI Prichard Gallery - International contemporary artists working in a variety of media including photography and video installation, todaythrough Sept. 29. University of Idaho, 414/416 S. Main St., Moscow. (208) 885-3586.


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