Visual arts tour
Friday through Sunday
Avenue West Gallery “The Great Outdoors,” watercolor paintings by Jack Rogers. Friday, 5-8:30 p.m. 707 W. Main Ave., second floor, Crescent Court, Suite B11. (509) 466-1203.
Barili Cellars “Pastels in Motion,” by Vicky Cavin. Bold, colorful pastel paintings featuring wildlife and figures in motion in which flow, whimsy and emotion shine through. Friday, 4-9 p.m. 608 W. Second Ave. (509) 995-4077.
Barrister Winery “The Best Work: Selected Artists of the Art Spirit Gallery,” by Harold Balazs, Mel McCuddin, Robert Grimes, Kat O’Rourke, Jerri Lisk, Victoria Brace, George Carlson, Wayne Chabre, Morse Clary, Peter Cox, Allen Dodge, Mary Dee Dodge, Catherine Earle, Mary Farrell, Del Gish and Cary Weigand. Acoustic blues by “Lonesome” Lyle Morse, 6:30-10 p.m. Friday, and bistro buffet by Beacon Hill Catering. 1213 W. Railroad Ave. (509) 465-3591.
Blue Door Theater “Bovey Showvey: Spokane Landmark Screen Print Posters,” view hand-pulled, one of a kind, limited-edition screen prints of scenes from Mount Spokane to the Ming Wah restaurant. Friday, 6-10 p.m. 815 W. Garland Ave. (509) 747-7045.
Bozzi Collection Gallery “Stuff and Nonsense: What’s Right with This Picture?” Tom Quinn displays works made up of hard edges, bright colors and finicky detail. 211 N. Wall St., Suite 226 (second floor of Old City Hall). (509) 290-5604.
Brick Wall Gallery “Photographic Potpourri,” mixed imagery by Washington, Idaho, Oregon and Colorado photographers including images from “The Ghosts of Auschwitz-Birkenau” by Cole Thompson. Friday, 4-8:30 p.m. 530 W. Main Ave. (509) 928-7721.
Bryan Oliver Gallery “Poetics and Public Projection: Layered History – Redrawn Memory,” Living in a society dominated by the moving image and increasingly colonized by multiple “screens,” Rose Bond employs research and animation to create multichannel, animated work that coexists with architecture – work that merges spectacle with content. Friday, 10 a.m.-8 p.m. Whitworth University, 300 W. Hawthorne Road.
Chase Gallery “Drawing: Line, Stroke, and Pathways,” drawings, installations and other gestures by John DeRoulet, Rachel Dolezal, Noel Fountain, Staci E. Paige, Dennis Smith. 808 W. Spokane Falls Blvd. (509) 625-6050.
Clara Woods Studio “The Art of East Sprague Avenue,” exhibiting the art of the East Sprague community. 1817 E. Sprague Ave. (509) 744-0514.
Clearstory Gallery “Intersections and Crossings,” Kathy Hastings paddles her kayak around Fisherman’s Terminal in Seattle photographing endless undulations of light on water and hulls of ships. With encaustic enhanced oil paint and mica powder, Hastings creates portals to new places. This show explores how contradictions are inextricably and beautifully entwined within the same whole. Also: “Worth Fighting,” works by Jim Van Gundy. Life Center Foursquare Church, 1202 N. Government Way. (509) 499-2678.
Dodson’s Jewelers “Rwanda!” by Emmanuel Nkuranga. Third annual fundraiser for Healing Hearts Northwest, a Spokane based nonprofit medical group that travels annually to Rwanda to perform heart procedures. Artist Emmanuel Nkuranga brings a wide range of Rwandan art including paintings, jewelry and baskets created by him and his art co-op in Rwanda. All sales will go to Healing Hearts Northwest and Emmanuel’s Art with a Mission project. 516 W. Riverside Ave. (509) 624-4163.
Downtown Spokane Public Library “In Black and White,” charcoal drawings with a variety of subject matter including cats, birds and landscape, by Karen Mobley, 906 W. Main Ave. (509) 444-5336.
Grande Ronde “Ode to Manito” by Lisa Marie Brown represents a collection of oil paintings that feature scenes from Manito Park. Duncan Garden, Mirror Pond, Gaiser Conservatory, Davenport Fountain, Ferris Perennial Garden, Japanese Garden and Rose Garden are some of the locations highlighted. It is a body of work that explores the peaceful elegance of Manito Park in both a representational and abstract nature from a variety of vantage points through the changing seasons. 906 W. Second Ave. (509) 455-8161.
Jundt Art Museum “Manzanar,” the wartime photographs of Ansel Adams and “What is Art?” an eclectic gathering of visual and material culture from the Permanent Collection. Gonzaga University, 502 E. Boone Ave. (509) 313-6613.
Kizuri “Watercolor, Ink, Clay,” with watercolors by Greg Pritchett and pottery by Dort Pritchett. Community Building, 35 W. Main Ave. (509) 464-7677.
Kolva-Sullivan Gallery “Objectification,” drawings in charcoal by Carl Richardson. 115 S. Adams St., Suite A. (509) 458-5517.
Kress Gallery “Futuristic Throwback,” James Frye was diagnosed on the autism spectrum at age 3, and he was basically nonverbal until after he turned 6. He creates original, hand-sketched electronic images that are transferred to high quality canvas. Friday, 5:30-8 p.m. River Park Square, 808 W. Main Ave., level three. (509) 363-5317.
Liberty Building “Healing Waters: Tying Art to Nature,” hosting more than a dozen artists in various mediums ranging from large abstract paintings to intimate clay sculptures. This is a fundraiser for Project Healing Waters Fly Fishing (dedicated to the physical and emotional rehabilitation of disabled active military and veterans through the art of fly fishing). 203 N. Washington St.
Missing Piece Tattoo “The History of American Tattoo,” a visual tour of the real history of American tattooing. Artifacts, including stencils of the actual tattoos given to soldiers and sailors of wartime and original hand-painted tattoo designs that were used in the early 1900s to the 1960s, will be present. Friday, noon-8 p.m. with artist Ray Youngman. 410 W. Sprague Ave.
Nectar Tasting Room “The Art of Looking Beneath the Surface,” Melinda Melvin is an artist-in-residence at The Bozzi Collection and Manic Moon. She is also one of seven artists in Abstract Underground, a “roaming” art event. Melvin, who is self-taught, uses paint, ink and resin to give her work a glossy 3-D effect. 120 N. Stevens St. (509) 869-1572.
Patit Creek Cellars “Beyond Tradition,” paintings in primarily acrylics by Megan Broughton. 822 W. Sprague Ave. (509) 868-4045.
Pottery Place Plus “Exploration of Organics,” a show of new subjects and past favorites, Toni Spencer’s batiks, done on silk broadcloth or silk jacquard, start with her original drawings inspired by the shapes and colors of nature, but sometimes take on a life of the own. 203 N. Washington St. (509) 327-6920.
Sapphire Lounge “We all Came Here by Different Paths” is a group show of abstract video art, selected around a circular motif, highlighting a mix of digital and analog methodologies. Each video has been produced with different techniques, ranging from computer simulated 3-D particle effects to physical paint splashing against a lens, bit in each, the form keeps returning to the common thread, unifying the diverse body of work. Hotel Ruby, 801 W. First Ave.
Satori “Bliss,” works by Dezanna. 122 S. Monroe St.
Spokane Art School Printmaker Viza Arlington often references archetypes and symbols found in mythology and literature in her images. They are a personal interpretation of the intersection of both the fantastical and absolute physical realms where dreamlike figures evoke primitive culture. Solitude resonates throughout much of her work – her focus on singular figures that encourage personal introspection, the recognition of the vastness of the inner human landscape and the original wildness of the body and mind. Register to attend her printmaking workshop on Saturday, 3:30-6:30 p.m. 809 W. Garland Ave. (509) 325-3001.
Spokane Potters Guild “The Works,” includes thrown, hand-built and sculpted ceramic pieces by SPG students and instructors. 1404 N. Fiske St.
Steam Plant “The Art of Steampunk,” a mixed media exhibit featuring steampunk artists in sci-fi, Victorian and industrial material expressions. 159 S. Lincoln St. (509) 777-3900.
Tinman Gallery “The Prodigal Goose and the South of France,” view images created plein-air during a half-year sabbatical in the south of France and narrative studio paintings inhabited by humans and animals, including the Spokane Town Musicians and the Prodigal Goose, by Gordon Wilson. 811 W. Garland Ave. (509) 325-1500.
Trackside Studio “Celebrating the New Year with the Old,” exhibition of much loved and admired ceramic works that have collected dust on our studio shelves or have traveled elsewhere and come home again by Chris Kelsey, Mark Moore and Gina Freuen. 115 S. Adams St. (509) 863-9904.
V du V Winery Paintings by Melissa Lang using charcoal, acrylic and oil paint to create abstract works that reference the instability and changing dynamics of nature relating to human states of restlessness, anxiety and impermanence. 12 S. Scott St. (University District).
Vintage Hill Cellars “Wine-spiration,” John Dunning creates wine barrel stave furniture, decorative wall hangings and other pieces that draw from the inherent character of the various mediums. 319 W. Second Ave. (509) 624-3792.