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Wednesday, January 23, 2019  Spokane, Washington  Est. May 19, 1883
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Painting, poetry important parts of Gray’s journey to self-discovery

Ryan Gray is, like most, on a journey. This road through life on which we travel is full of distractions – signs, shops and roadblocks litter the way. Gray seems …


The Verve: Artist thrives on unpredictability, eclecticism

If you were to have happened into Barrister Winery, 1213 W. Railroad Ave., last month, you would have seen over three dozen works of art there – photography, stained glass, …


Slated for demolition, SFCC’s Building 4 is giving its all for art

It’s the wildest doomed building you’ve ever seen. Blue, painted tree branches sprout from the hallway walls, which are a riot of color and forms. A forest of whittled limbs …


South Hill artist finds inspiration in transposing elements

Upon entering Michael Sherriffs Hall’s South Hill home, you are at once transported into a gallery of strange landscapes where even the figurative pieces appear organic. In the main living …


Groups seek to create dialogue, social change through art

Last year, tree stumps were placed randomly on the streets of downtown Spokane. On the tree stumps sat glass jars filled with clear liquid and long bubble making wands. Words …


Prior’s art explores how every idea, emotion, person connects

Sarah Prior’s artwork encompasses all. Driven by an aversion to separatism, a thing that some religions embrace, she paints things that illustrate her belief that we are all connected. “What …


Sanders hammered out a legacy larger than life

The hammer still rests there, right where Bill Sanders left it – atop a work glove, on the back of an unfinished, life-size scrap-metal sculpture of an Afghan hound, next …


The Verve: Volkswagen specialist broadens horizons

Craig Yelley is a handy guy. Seriously, it just takes checking out his house and man-cave to figure out that he knows his way around tools. “I started tearing stuff …


Gonzaga Prep unveils statue portraying founders of Jesuit order

It was still sunny last Tuesday evening, when faculty, students, parents and friends of Gonzaga Preparatory School gathered at the center of campus for the blessing of a new bronze …


Stage listings

Music Live @ the Fox - Kick-off event for Jazz Appreciation Month featuring performers from Holy Names Music Center, from students to seasoned professionals, plus local jazz singer Julia Keefe. …


Galleries

Galleries with new exhibits and/or receptions are indicated with a . For complete listings, see www.spokane7.com. Please send information about upcoming exhibits to features@spokesman.com. Spokane


Gabriel Vrooman brings color, vibrancy to a gray world

Gabriel Vrooman lives the epitome of the opposite of the American dream, or at least the dream we have been taught to strive for since we were able to handle …


Education Notes: Dads, sons will exhibit art

Dads and their sons will share their artistic talent in a “Father and Son Art Exhibit” hosted by Discovery School, 323 S. Grant St. in downtown Spokane. The event will …


Spotlight: Martin, Lang, Moody Blues highlight bookings

We have a solid list of new concert bookings to announce: • Steve Martin and his banjo act, July 22, 8 p.m., Martin Woldson Theater at The Fox – This …


Theater review: Cast succeeds in pooling talent

The main character of “Metamorphoses” is 24 feet wide, 4 feet deep and smells sweetly of chlorine. It’s a swimming pool, which gurgles center stage in the intimate Firth Chew …


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 …


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 …


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 …


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 …


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 …


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 …