Stories tagged: Art
Sun., Dec. 10, 2017
Spokane’s Anne-Claire Mitchell lives her art
Anne-Claire Mitchell saw a need in Spokane for live/work space aimed at encouraging young creatives, so she helped make it happen.
Thu., Nov. 30, 2017
First Friday: Bundle up and enjoy a variety of art styles for First Friday
It’s December’s First Friday, so kill two turtle doves with one stone tonight by enjoying local art openings while also getting your shopping done.
Sun., Nov. 19, 2017, 2:35 p.m.
Local artisans offer opportunities to exercise your gift-giving skills
Do people really enjoy shopping at their desks for mass-produced schlock? Shop local and give the gift of original art. The exercise could do some good for your body (walking!), …
UPDATED: Wed., Nov. 15, 2017, 5:54 p.m.
Rare Christ painting by Leonardo da Vinci sells for record $450 million
“Salvator Mundi” was owned by King Charles I of England in the mid-1600s and was auctioned by the son of the Duke of Buckingham in 1763.
Wed., Nov. 8, 2017, 1:13 a.m.
Education notebook: Freeman High School plans community art night Nov. 16
Freeman High School will host a community art night Nov. 16.
Thu., Nov. 2, 2017, 4:30 p.m.
First Friday: Putting local art on display
Fall is the perfect time to take a brisk walk and hit First Friday’s art show openings.
UPDATED: Mon., Oct. 30, 2017, 11:37 p.m.
Lead artist releases preliminary art designs for Riverfront Park
J. Meejin Yoon, who is working with a half-million-dollar budget for public art as part of Riverfront Park’s redevelopment, introduced four preliminary designs at an open house held last week. …
Wed., Oct. 18, 2017, noon
Artists find their inner monsters for first-ever Monster Drawing Rally, to benefit Spokane Art School
Artists will live draw whatever monstrous beasts they can come up with, an the works will be sold off. A silent auction, no-host food and drink and musis also are …
Fri., Oct. 13, 2017, 6 a.m.
Watercolor artists from the Spokane area and beyond bring their talents to annual juried show
The diversity of watercolor painting itself is taking center stage at the Northwest Museum of Arts and Culture, in a striking show full of bold strokes and intricate line work. …
UPDATED: Thu., Oct. 5, 2017, 5:30 p.m.
Spokane’s Terrain art show continues to allow artists to find their voice
For veteran exhibitors and first-timers, annual Terrain art show is a chance to show of the deep creative well of the Spokane arts scene
Sat., Sept. 30, 2017
‘The Feels’ at Chase Gallery: Please do touch the art
“Making the work is very much about touch, so with this show, I get to sort of share that experience that I have with the viewers,” said participating artist Theresa …
UPDATED: Tue., Sept. 19, 2017, 10:58 p.m.
Spokane artist dies in crash on I-90
Michaelanne Foster was devoted to the local art community, her friends and family say.
Fri., Sept. 8, 2017, 3:46 p.m.
In the hands of homeless teens and refugees, cameras offer a different view of Spokane in Terrain’s ‘Snapshot’ exhibit
Does art have the power to soften hostility? Can pictures provide a window for understanding?
UPDATED: Sun., Sept. 3, 2017, 11:14 a.m.
Spokane Arts Grants Awards will fund movies, music, art classes and more
More than half of this round’s winners had applied previously, but did not succeed with their first try.
Thu., Aug. 31, 2017, 6 p.m.
First Friday: With Marmot show, legendary painter Alfredo Arreguin makes a return to Spokane
Perhaps famed “pattern painter” Alfredo Arreguin has the ability to see more than most people. At 83 years old, he has plenty to teach about focus. “When I take my …
Thu., Aug. 24, 2017, 12:31 p.m.
Gallery Glance: Loren Lukens’ ‘Squirt Bottle Art Marks’ at Trackside
The Seattle artist will exhibit through Sept. 23 in Spokane.
Mon., Aug. 21, 2017, 12:59 p.m.
Norman Rockwell baseball painting sells for $1.6 million at auction
A rendering by Norman Rockwell of one of his best known baseball-themed paintings has sold at auction for $1.6 million.
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