Chances are good it will be rainy on Friday night, but that shouldn’t deter art viewers from a pleasant evening in the Lake City.
Coeur d’Alene’s Second Friday Art Walk returns from its winter break this weekend to present art at more than a dozen venues in downtown. For a full schedule of participating galleries, display spaces and restaurants, visit www.artsandculturecda.org/artwalk/; in the meantime, here are a few of the highlights. Events are 5-8 p.m.
Dan Droz does more than make music. He makes art. The Spokane artist will display both wall art and free-standing sculpture, much of it inspired by music, at Coeur d’Alene Fresh and Badass Backyard Brewing, 317 Coeur d’Alene Ave.
At Emerge, April’s show is themed “Who Are the People in Your Neighborhood,” and will feature works by Cole Chandler, as well as members of the CdA Sk8park skaters, and students at the Coeur d’Alene Boys and Girls Club and Idaho Parents Unlimited. 208 N. Fourth St.
The month’s featured gallery, Summers Glass and Beads, will offer a free workshop. Stop by to design a small fused glass cabochon. 211 Sherman Ave.
The Art Spirit will open “The Great Ceramics Revival” on Friday, featuring works by two dozen accomplished ceramicists and artists. The show is being guest curated by Peter Held, a former museum curator turned art appraiser who is an acknowledged authority on contemporary ceramics. Held will give an Art Smarts guided gallery tour from noon to 1 p.m. Saturday. 415 Sherman Ave.
Arlon Rosenoff of Arlon Rosenoff Fine Art will display some of his newest palette knife oil paintings. His gallery is a working studio space offering public demonstrations. 116 N. Fourth St.
Crow/Northern Cheyenne artist Ben Pease will display his vibrant mixed media works at Coeur d’Alene Galleries. He has shown throughout the Western U.S., and in far-flung locales such as Brazil and Abu Dhabi. He calls Billings his home. 213 Sherman Ave.
Angel Gallery of Fine Art & Antiques will feature the floral paintings of Northwest artist Leon Roulette and painted gourds by Brian Conley. 423 Sherman Ave.
Jeremy Salazar was raised on the Navajo Reservation in New Mexico and now calls Post Falls home. His paintings showcase American Indian lives, and faces, in vivid, vibrant color. He’ll be the featured artist at Studio 107, 503 Sherman Ave.