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Hotrum turns simple beauty of cursive writing from past into art

Kassidi Hotrum seems much older than her 21 years. “When I was 12, my mother told me I was more like 40,” she said. Perhaps it’s her mellow disposition or …


The Verve: Teen finding own voice in art

A few of the many human universal desires include having the ability to communicate with others, to connect and to find our places and our roles within society. Sometimes, these …


Gallery at a glance: ‘Telling the American Story’

What: Group exhibit in conjunction with Eastern Washington University’s Get Lit! literary festival, featuring collaborative works by local poets and artists. Included are the installations “Things We Throw Away,” about …


Young painters know they’ll always create

Sunny Hargrave and Mary Weisenburger are a couple of young women who are just beginning to decide what to do and what to be. What they only recently discovered but …


Famous Rockwell painting created for Spokane bank in ‘60s

On the eve of President’s Day, it’s worth remembering that one of the most famous paintings of Abraham Lincoln, by one of America’s most famous 20th century artists, Norman Rockwell, …


Collector explores the art of scavenging

Doyle Wheeler considers himself more of a craftsman and a scavenger than an artist. “I combine art and utility,” he said. He gets his art supplies at White Elephant and …


The Verve: Lynnette Tate puts bits of her life into all her paintings

Lynnette Tate, 45, is not going through a midlife crisis; she is finally doing what she wants, pursuing her dream of being an artist. It began at age 4, when …


The Verve: A melting pot of music, dance

Like painting and drawing, dance is an ancient form of communication used to express emotions; elaborate costumes and painted faces add to the expressions. Be it celebratory or mournful, the …


Teacher/writer creates character that reflects self

Coug Hawkins is a 15-year-old kid who knows how to keep his cool and handle a gun like a pro. He even has his own bumper sticker that reads: “Who …


Painter, writer share common love of art

Bill and Nora Egger have been married for 31 years. “It is our arts that have helped to keep our relationship growing. We spend hours talking about what we do,” …


Dollmaker hopes her art can bring happiness to others

Denise Roberson makes dolls, representations of strength and beauty outfitted in unique fabric and embellished with things like shells, beads, wire and ribbons. “A lot of my dolls are made …


‘A night of pure joy’

The New Year’s wishes of Henry Groenen, 5, and his brother Jakob, 8, seemed completely attainable at Friday’s 10th annual First Night Spokane. Jakob wished for “more fireworks,” and Henry, …


EWU grad returns home after creative adventure in Portland

Sitting across a table from Darcy Lee Drury, you might notice her finger moving, almost dancing across any handy surface. She doesn’t do it obsessively, only occasionally when the mood …


Wildlife artist gives heart, and soul, to his subjects

Artist Bill Werle grew up in Minnesota, where he would spend summers hunting, fishing and canoeing. “The beauty of nature was deeply ingrained in me,” he said. “A million acres …


Devotion to family, art marked sculptor’s life

A longtime North Idaho College art instructor and sculptor whose work adorns the Coeur d’Alene campus along with buildings in Spokane and Hayden, died last week at age 74. A …


Watercolorist Stan Miller tries to reveal beauty around us

There is a quote that hangs on the door of artist Stan Miller’s South Hill studio. It reads: “The reason there are so many cynical in the confusions and alarms …


Lion’s Share introduces theater and storytelling

In this day and age, communicating with others is easier than ever. Technology has made it so we don’t have to pick up a book or embrace an old friend …


MAC hosts features elaborate works of bookmaking artist

No words exist to describe Colfax artist Timothy C. Ely’s stunning new exhibit at the Northwest Museum of Arts and Culture. Oh, wait. Ely just invented one.


His artwork not complete without a twist

Much of Tom Quinn’s work is a dream, wild dreams that even Sigmund Freud would have a hard time deciphering. Like in “Ceci N’est Pas un Cigare” where a woman …


Honor system works for North Idaho potter

Spirit Lake, Idaho, is a beautiful little town, reminiscent of earlier days folks knew and trusted their neighbors. Longtime resident and artist Brad Sondahl trusts his neighbors and strangers alike …


Honor system works for North Idaho potter

Spirit Lake, Idaho, is a beautiful little town, reminiscent of earlier days folks knew and trusted their neighbors. Longtime resident and artist Brad Sondahl trusts his neighbors and strangers alike …


Clay guild show returns to center

Her intimate connection and sensitivity to the beauty of nature, the intricate design of a flower, and the human body, led Merrilyn Reeves to see the incredible evidence of a …


Story pole’s rich tale has rotten ending

OLYMPIA – A 71-foot story pole that had been a centerpiece of American Indian art on the Capitol Campus since 1940 was cut down Wednesday before it fell apart. The …


Working to bring healing through art expression

Many artists believe that making art and being creative is therapeutic, that it calms the mind and relieves stress. Expressing oneself in such a universal manner allows artists to connect …


Found objects shape sculptor’s imagination

At an outdoor summer art show this year, a man entered Pat Boyd’s booth, looked around and said to her, “I like the way your mind works.” Others might wonder …


Landmarks: Art stands out at Fire Station 3

Fire stations in and around Spokane – and, frankly, in other cities, as well – not only serve their communities with fire suppression services and responses to medical emergencies, but …


Sculpture uses salvage materials

As you enter Sandpoint, there are signs proclaiming this resort area as a walking town. But this community is quickly evolving into much more than a place where you can …


Teen finding his voice through paint

Michael Eldred is just a kid; a teenager who has felt his share of angst. He has tattoos, wears his pants a little loose, and, depending on whom you ask, …


Joy shapes her metalwork

If you were a fly on the wall of Nanette Bishop’s studio/garage, you would assume a man worked there – machinery, tools, and metal pieces are scattered about. When she …


Former Spokane DJ headlines today’s art, music extravaganza

Now in its third year, the Terrain Northwest Art Exhibit is becoming something of an institution for the budding indie-art scene in Spokane. Presenting art and music that’s framed by …