April 4, 2014 in Features



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.

Eastern Washington

Avenue West Gallery “The Kimono Story,” exquisite pieces in fine threads of all fibers, including silver and gold of Kimonos of all types by needlepoint creator Lee Mcleron, during April, with reception today, 5-8:30 p.m. 707 W. Main Ave., Suite B11. (509) 838-4999.

Chase Gallery “Very Carefully,” group exhibition by four artists who pay attention to craftsmanship and detail with work including woodcarving, metal assemblage, painting and mosaic, with reception today, 5-8 p.m. 808 W. Spokane Falls Blvd. (509) 625-6050.

Clearstory Art Gallery “Intersections and Crossings,” photography by Kathy Hastings. Life Center Foursquare Church, 1202 N. Government Way. (509) 499-2678.

Colfax Library Watercolor exhibit by Rob Smith. Colfax Library, 102 S. Main St., Colfax. (509) 397-4366.

Dahmen Barn “Here Comes the Sun,” a reflection of art and music for spring, Sunday through April 27, with reception Sunday, 1-3 p.m. 419 N. Park Way, Uniontown. (509) 229-3414.

Eastern Washington University Gallery of Art “Longcycles: Sound + Image,” installation by Jenny Hyde and Ben Luca Roberson, through Friday. 140 Art Building, Cheney. (509) 359-2494.

Ink to Media “Art for Art’s Sake” with works by Hiromi Okumura, Mariah Boyle and Jonathan Seth Matteson, today through April 25, with reception April 11, 6-8 p.m. 523 N. Pines Road, Spokane Valley. (509) 863-9125.

Jundt Art Museum “Legacy of the Kiln,” works of Terry Gieber and his former students. Also: Senior Thesis Art Exhibit opens Thursday with a public preview from 7 to 9 p.m. Gonzaga University, 502 E. Boone Ave. (509) 313-6613.

Liberty Building Healing Waters: Tying Art to Nature,” more than a dozen artists in various mediums ranging from large abstract paintings to intimate clay sculptures. 203 N. Washington St. (509) 768-1268.

Northwest Museum of Arts and Culture “100 Stories”: Exhibit demonstrates the MAC’s role in maintaining, preserving and interpreting the region through themes of the American West. Throughout its two-year run, special programming will augment the “100 Stories,” including art and traditional craft demonstrations, living history programs, films and lectures. 2316 W. First Ave. $10/adults, $7.50/seniors, $5/students w/ID. (509) 363-5344.

Porter’s Barbershop Large prints of body painting photo shoots created over the last two years by John Austin. While the female form is featured in these pieces, they’ve been made family-safe for everyone’s viewing. Friday, 6 p.m. 614 W. Garland Ave. (509) 768-3991.

River Park Square Visual display featuring T-shirts designed and decorated by survivors of sexual assault. Lutheran Community Services NW invites you to share a picture of the shirt you think is most powerful. 808 W. Main Ave. Free. (509) 363-0304.

Tinman Gallery “Eighty Degrees and a Slight Breeze,” tropically inspired paintings by Katie Staib, Friday through April 26, with reception Friday, 5-8 p.m. with tropical music, light appetizers and cocktails. 811 W Garland Ave. (509) 325-1500.

Vino! Wine Shop “Time for a Little Whimsy,” watercolors by Judy McMillan. 222 S. Washington St. (509) 838-1229.

North Idaho

Art Spirit Gallery “Best of the Basement,” features original works by many of the best artists from the area and beyond, through Saturday. 415 Sherman Ave., Coeur d’Alene. (208) 765-6006.

Jacklin Arts and Cultural Center Post Falls High School Group Show. 405 N. William St., Post Falls. (208) 457-8950.

Museum of North Idaho “Power to the Farm” explores how Kootenai Electric Cooperative brought electricity to North Idaho’s rural areas. Admission Saturday is free. 115 Northwest Blvd., Coeur d’Alene. $3/adults, $1/children, $7/family. (208) 664-3448.

Prichard Gallery “38 Minus: The Idaho Fish Project” documents each of Idaho’s native fish species as a handmade paper relief sculpture. The collection represents a healthy river ecosystem. University of Idaho, 414/416 S. Main St., Moscow. (208) 885-3586.

Third Street Gallery “The Ecology of Desire: A Creative Current,” a creation by artist Laurel Macdonald and poet Georgia Tiffany, who together collaborated with 20 artists and 21 poets. The project begins with Ron McFarland’s poem about a woman’s life journey titled “The Lover of Lakes.” This poem is followed by George Wray’s drawing “The Swimmer,” which is a response to McFarland’s creation. For the remainder of the project, each poet and artist responded to the previous work, so that each is a continuation of the work before it. Moscow City Hall, second and third floors, 206 E. Third St., Moscow. (208) 883-7036.

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