Stories tagged: Art
Thu., Aug. 17, 2017, 1 p.m.
Summer residency program at Spokane’s Laboratory results in dance/multimedia projects
Five new media artists and filmmakers from France, South Korea, Ireland and Colombia have been working with more than a dozen local dancers to create four very different interactive and …
Fri., Aug. 4, 2017, 11:24 a.m.
Norman Rockwell’s family opposed to sale of artist’s work
The family in a letter published in Friday’s print edition of
Sun., July 30, 2017, 2 p.m.
Nightmare at the museum: Art auction triggers ethics dispute
A Massachusetts museum’s decision to part with 40 artworks, including two by illustrator Norman Rockwell, has touched off a debate over whether it’s ever ethical to sell pieces of the …
UPDATED: Sat., July 29, 2017, 10:26 p.m.
Montana siblings team up to create unique art
Artist, whose work covers walls in Whitefish, has a lot of talent and, as some don’t know, Down syndrome.
UPDATED: Thu., July 20, 2017, 5:26 p.m.
In surrealist twist, Dali exhumed in paternity lawsuit
Salvador Dali’s eccentric artistic and personal history took yet another bizarre turn Thursday with the exhumation of his embalmed remains in order to find genetic samples that could settle whether …
Thu., July 13, 2017, 7 p.m.
Artist Julie Gautier-Downes delves into her memories for haunting installations at Chase Gallery
In addition to two installations now at the Chase from her Tableaux Series, Gautier-Downes has created a larger installation that marks a departure for her. It’s called Dislocated Memories, and …
UPDATED: Thu., July 6, 2017, 3:28 p.m.
Gallery glance: Art Spirit Gallery in Coeur d’Alene ready to celebrate 20 years and 200 shows
A celebratory exhibit will feature more than 100 works by dozens of the gallery’s artists, including new pieces from Mel McCuddin, Harold Balazs and Steve Adams. Other participating artists are …
Thu., June 29, 2017, 1 p.m.
29th Avenue Artworks brings art to the street with Art on the BlackTop
Painter Deb Sheldon was watching traffic zip by her South Hill art gallery and custom framing shop, 29th Avenue Artworks, when an idea hit her like a Mack truck. “I …
Tue., June 27, 2017, 2:27 p.m.
Dutch sleuth hopes for breakthrough in biggest US art heist
A Dutch art sleuth who says he’s following two possible leads in the largest art heist in U.S. history is hoping a $10 million reward will help track down the …
Mon., June 26, 2017, 2:22 p.m.
Dali’s bones to be exhumed in Spain for paternity test
A Spanish judge on Monday ordered the remains of artist Salvador Dali to be exhumed to settle a paternity suit, despite opposition from the state-run foundation that manages the artist’s …
Thu., June 22, 2017, 1 p.m.
Montana businessman charged with wire fraud
A Montana businessman has pleaded not guilty to wire fraud and nine other federal charges after being charged with taking more than $2 million from people who believed they were …
Mon., June 19, 2017
Then and Now: Pedicord Hotel
Thomas J. Pedicord, born 1859 in Ohio and raised in Iowa, arrived in Spokane in 1889. In 1895, he took over the Gillette Hotel, first built by millionaire F. Lewis …
Thu., June 8, 2017, 5 p.m.
Melanie Lieb’s ‘Echo’ exhibit at Saranac tells a painful story of anti-Semitism
“Echo: A Visual History of Anti-Semitism,” is a hard-hitting exhibition of installations and paintings that serve as a window into what it means to be a Jew
UPDATED: Sat., June 3, 2017, 7:42 p.m.
At 75, Dale Chihuly discusses struggles with mental health
The private studio of glass artist Dale Chihuly reflects his long obsession with collecting. Sheets of stamps cover one table; pocket knives are marshaled on another. Carnival-prize figurines from the …
Sat., June 3, 2017, 3 p.m.
Spark, SpIFF, Saranac among winners of arts grants
The total 2017 grant funding available to be awarded is $85,000, spread across four rounds of grants. The funding comes from the city’s admissions tax, a portion of which is …
UPDATED: Fri., June 2, 2017, 3:59 p.m.
Art school exhibit brings geography to life
Juried show at the Garland District Spokane Art School Gallery features watercolors from 12 top regional artists including Tom Quinn, Joe Guarisco, Karen Mobley and up-and-comer Megan Perkins.
Thu., June 1, 2017, 4:20 p.m.
The ‘Spring Table’ is set for a mixed media dinner party at Spokane’s Richmond Art Collective
Caitlin Pickall’s artwork is a communal audio visual experience centered around a blank white table with place settings and chairs beckoning viewers to take a seat. With each seating, a …
UPDATED: Wed., May 24, 2017, 3:52 p.m.
Army veteran paints mural for his former elementary school
Jason Sanchez, a disabled Army veteran, paints a mural in the school he attended 30 years ago when he was a student.
Sat., May 20, 2017, 5 p.m.
Bonded by fire
Spokane ceramicists and co-owners of Trackside Studio Ceramic Art Gallery bond over a hot, hot fire with new wood-fired kiln.
UPDATED: Fri., May 12, 2017, 4:46 p.m.
For Tiffany Patterson, spurt of creativity tempered by health scare
Beloved local artist, who has done work for bands, credit unions and friends, is fighting cancer. A show in Coeur d’Alene will feature works by Patterson and her friends, with …
Thu., May 4, 2017, 6:30 a.m.
Artist Charlie Palmer continues to find inspiration for his colorful landscapes
Insulated and heated, Charlie Palmer’s studio has become a creative playground for the renowned landscape artist. His passions stretch beyond depicting the distinctive Northwest creeks, waterfalls and riverbanks for which …
Tue., May 2, 2017, 11:06 a.m.
King County voters to decide arts sales tax in August
King County voters will decide in August whether to raise the county sales tax to pay for arts, culture and science programs.
Sat., April 29, 2017, 5:12 p.m.
Beatles animator will create, sell art in Spokane, Coeur d’Alene shows
Longtime animator now supports himself creating new images based on the iconic cartoons he worked on, including “The Rugrats,” “George of the Jungle,” “Scooby-Doo,” and yes, “Yellow Submarine.”
Thu., April 27, 2017, 6 a.m.
Quartet celebrates works by young Chickasaw composers in season’s final concert
At first, quartet member Amanda Howard-Phillips was skeptical. “I was like, ‘Hmmmm,
Sat., April 22, 2017, 4 p.m.
Artist Shana Moulton’s alter ego inhabits surreal spaces with humor
Moulton’s performance and video series portrays a naïve Cynthia (Moulton with a wig) strutting and fretting within a “Twin Peaks”-like existence. Hilariously terrifying visions lurk underneath a pastel-painted world of …
Thu., April 20, 2017, 4 p.m.
Student art project ties historic Steam Plant facility to breast cancer awareness
Students from East Valley STEAM Magnet School in Newman Lake will have artwork on display in the downtown Spokane landmark “indefinitely.”
Sun., April 16, 2017, 6 a.m.
Remote Washington park features work by artist Maya Lin
CLARKSTON – One of the best-kept secrets in the Lewiston-Clarkston Valley appears to be the work of a world-renowned artist off the beaten path in Washington’s Asotin County. The “listening …
UPDATED: Sun., April 9, 2017, 12:28 p.m.
Experimental vibe will continue in third year of ‘Uncharted’ collaboration with Spokane Symphony, Terrain
Now in its third year, “Uncharted” brings together members of the Spokane Symphony with 10 local artists for an exploration of Vivaldi’s “The Four Seasons.”
Thu., April 6, 2017, 5 p.m.
Water themed exhibit of works by Chris Tyllia, Lisa Nappa and others opens at Saranac
Local ceramicist Lisa Nappa is passionate about water. Any kind of water. From oceans and lakes to puddles and droplets. While discussing her upcoming water-themed show, “Displace” at Saranac Art …
Thu., April 6, 2017, 10:12 a.m.
For Spokane artist Robert Kraut, it’s time to be a little revolting
Kolva-Sullivan exhibit features works that are anything but “decorative” or “pretty.”