Stories tagged: Art
Sat., June 16, 2018, 7:20 p.m.
Illustrated love letter by Little Prince author is auctioned
An illustration by Antoine de Saint-Exupery showing a likeness of his renowned little prince atop a globe, adorning an anguished love letter, has sold at auction for $289,460.
Thu., June 14, 2018, 1:33 p.m.
Myesha Callahan Freet’s ‘You’d Look Better With a Smile’ equal parts powerful, therapeutic
The cover art promoting Myesha Callahan Freet’s new exhibit, “You’d Look Better With a Smile,” is equal parts eye-catching and powerful. However, the idea behind the art, and the process …
Thu., May 31, 2018, 5 p.m.
First Friday: Galleries welcome June with a burst of color
Most artists’ opening receptions are this Friday from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m., but the art stays on the walls at venues all month long.
Sat., May 26, 2018, 5 p.m.
New Jundt exhibit celebrates Inland Northwest landscapes
The First Inland Northwest Juried Landscape Art Exhibit is part of the museum’s recurring summer series, Close In.
UPDATED: Mon., May 21, 2018, 8:51 a.m.
New Jesus mural in downtown Spokane painted by artist Daniel Lopez
A new mural – a painting of Jesus, the figure’s face obscured by a mass of pixels – greets Drivers coming westbound on Second Avenue. For the moment, the work’s …
Thu., May 17, 2018, 11:57 a.m.
Artist Leslie LePere continues to find magic in the fine lines and details of the world
Artist who created the iconic cover for Tom Robbins’ novel “Still Life With Woodpecker” is holding his first show since 2013 in his hometown of Harrington.
UPDATED: Mon., May 7, 2018, 10:02 p.m.
Dumpster diving WSU artist puts the ‘grunge’ in ‘grunge aesthetic’
For WSU fine arts graduate Collin Horner, discarded material like cardboard is more than just landfill.
Sun., April 29, 2018, 3:06 p.m.
The tangles of family, romantic life play out in ‘Misalliance’ at the Spokane Civic Theatre
It might have been a mix of the unseasonably warm weather and Matthew Egan’s beautiful set design, but walking into Spokane Civic Theatre on Friday to see “Misalliance” truly felt …
UPDATED: Fri., April 27, 2018, 3:01 p.m.
Family fun: 5 ways to build parent-child learning experiences
Don’t just sign up the kids in classes to paint or dance. Several spring programs in the region extend educational fun shared by both parent and child. Here are five …
Fri., April 27, 2018, 10:20 a.m.
Tsuga Northwest Arts continues to extend reach beyond South Perry
Almost one year ago, artists Jeffrey Loyd and Christina Deubel rolled their sleeves up to renovate the building that has become the Perry District’s newest art gallery, Tsuga Northwest Arts.
Sun., April 22, 2018, 8 a.m.
Spokane-raised artist Jim Hodges to return for Visiting Artist Lecture Series
Jim Hodges’ ability to infuse emotion into the objects of daily life has brought him international fame in the art world.
UPDATED: Sun., April 15, 2018, 9:31 p.m.
Symphony review: Mateusz Wolski triumphant in Brahms’ Violin Concerto
Passing through the lobby of the Martin Woldson Theater at the Fox on Friday evening, one repeatedly heard people remark, “I can’t wait for the Brahms!” “The Brahms” they referred …
Fri., April 13, 2018, 6 a.m.
Riverfront Park art piece gets Park Board approval
The nearly unanimous panel voted Thursday afternoon to begin design and construction of “Step Well,” a public art piece designed by Boston-based artist and architect J. Meejin Yoon. The final …
Thu., April 12, 2018, 2 p.m.
Take a saunter around the Lake City and take in some art
Second Friday Art Walk returns to downtown Coeur d’Alene after its winter break.
Thu., April 12, 2018, 12:02 p.m.
Best bets in the Spokane area: 10 Under $10
Our weekly round up of fun to be hand on the cheap in the INW in the next 7 days.
Sat., April 7, 2018
Jordan Schnitzer Museum of Art opens on WSU campus
A new museum at Washington State University aims to make art accessible to everyone, in accordance with the wishes of its namesake, Jordan Schnitzer.
Wed., April 4, 2018, 2 p.m.
First Friday: April brings a shower of good art to check out
This week’s art walk on Friday beckons with an evening full of creative expressions.
Sun., April 1, 2018, 5:30 a.m.
Design of signature art for revitalized Riverfront Park set for vote
The full Spokane Park Board will vote later this month on a design and location for “Step Well,” architect and artist J. Meejin Yoon’s sculpture for Riverfront Park. The MIT …
Fri., March 30, 2018, 8 a.m.
Megan Perkins explores Spokane one sketch at a time
Megan Perkins, 30, will whip out her pens and paints to sketch just about anything. Lately Perkins has been paying a lot of attention to the world of Spokane, which …
Sun., March 18, 2018
Sculpted by the spirit: Sister Paula Turnbull’s work continues to tell her story
Sister Paula, now 96, first became a break-out Spokane arts star nearly 45 years ago when the city hosted Expo ’74. She was the metal-sculpting artist/nun who created the Garbage …
UPDATED: Mon., March 12, 2018, 5:10 p.m.
Rose Valley artist creates beauty from animal skulls
Although he creates in many forms, local artist Jason Borders partially works in one heady medium: skulls.
Thu., March 8, 2018, 5 a.m.
Rachel Dolezal paintings prompt flap between downtown Spokane library, artist
Anthony Stevenson said he should have been able to display artwork from former Spokane NAACP president Rachel Dolezal during a Black History Month exhibition at the downtown library. Library officials …
Fri., March 2, 2018
Shining the light on refugees: Ildikó Kalapács’ ‘Unwanted Journeys’ features mixed media
Spokane artist Ildikó Kalapács insists that her new show, a mixed-media art exhibition on refugees with participation of refugees, is not “political.” If anyone does try to politicize the issue …
Thu., March 1, 2018, 1:27 p.m.
L.R. Montgomery captures the Dishman Hills with Dodson’s show
Montgomery, a noted plein air painter who spends a lot of time creating art in the Dishman Hills, will donate 20 percent of painting sales during the March exhibit to …
Fri., Feb. 23, 2018, 1 a.m.
Visiting artist Michelle Lopez finds beauty in destruction
Artist Michelle Lopez is infatuated with collapse and failure. She crushes, wrecks, crumples, bends, wilts, damages and deconstructs materials and imagery to create her sculptures and installations. The results are …
UPDATED: Sun., Feb. 11, 2018, 8:16 p.m.
Dozens of nude models brave cold, rain for Polar Bear Paint
Cold feet can’t stop naked models from parading around New York City.
UPDATED: Sun., Feb. 11, 2018, 9:21 p.m.
Push for inclusive art after Confederate fountain’s removal
When Helena’s controversial Confederate fountain was removed from Hill Park last summer, there were no plans to install a new monument in its place. A Helena resident is hoping to …
Thu., Feb. 1, 2018, 4 p.m.
Saturate: Citywide effort aims to raise the profile of artists of color
Second annual arts event is tied to Black History Month and the annual Winter Visual Arts Tour.
Wed., Jan. 31, 2018, 6 p.m.
Saturate: Spokane artist May Kytonen weaves newsprint into the story of Asian-American lives
Fiber artist May Kytonen, 28, did not intend to open her latest show “Close/Divide” during Saturate, the monthlong, citywide effort to focus attention on Spokane’s artists of color. But the …
UPDATED: Wed., Jan. 17, 2018, 3:08 p.m.
Idaho group fights dismissal of children’s book lawsuit
A group that preserves and promotes the work of a deaf, self-taught Idaho artist whose creations appear in museums around the world is fighting an attempt to dismiss its copyright …