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Sunday, January 20, 2019  Spokane, Washington  Est. May 19, 1883
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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.


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 …


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 …


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 …


Artist’s beliefs conveyed in work

Jessica LaPrade believes, and with each brush stroke she marks her canvas until it somehow represents her beliefs, flowing intuitively in shapes and colors to be viewed and contemplated by …


Little Spokane site for artist studio tour

Spokane and Spokane Valley have something to boast about; a stunning river that flows through like a vein, its banks ripe with history where men and women settled to benefit …


Step into artists’ studios in Town and Country tour

Lookie-loos and art appreciators get ready. A half-dozen artists on Spokane’s South Hill will be opening their homes and studios to share their work and others’ during the free self-guided …


Adkison remembered as ‘one of the best around’

One of Spokane’s most prolific and accomplished artists is being remembered for her relentless pursuit of her artistic vision. Kathleen Gemberling Adkison died on Aug. 3 in Spokane at the …


Getting There: New airport art lets imagination take flight

The newest installation of public art at Spokane International Airport is described as “a flock of alluring, complex, three-dimensional floating shapes.” Spokane Arts Director Karen Mobley goes on to say …


Artist exposes human rights violations through art

Through September there will be an art show at Second Space Gallery, 610 W. Second Ave., unique to our area. Commodity is at the bottom of the list of reasons …


Walla Walla Foundry helps sculptors bring imaginations to life

Heat emanating from molten metal poured at the Walla Walla Foundry makes a sweltering summer day seem cool. But the result of that 2,000-degree work is well worth the sweat.


Art on the Farm Festival offers mix of art, music and food

Artists, bless their hearts, are persistent to say the least, hauling their stuff around to unpack and pack up again, never sure if their work will be well-received let alone …


Millwood Gallery owner launches art festival

Summer is a busy time chock-full of things to do and events to attend. Summertime is also a busy time for artists who take advantage of the long days, sunny …


Young artists brighten underpasses with vibrant murals

Not all art is found in galleries or museums. In fact, motorists and pedestrians who travel through the railroad underpass on Fourth Avenue, east of Sunset Boulevard, have a visual …


Enjoy sights, sounds of ‘New Originals’

Leave it to Patrick Kendrick to throw an art show coupled with live music in a boxing ring. “New Originals: Collections, Champs, Champagne” is not your typical First Friday fare, …


Interested in impact

Jessie Rasche is no stranger to the art scene; she spent her formative years at the Pike Place Market and fairs, where her mother and other artists sold their creations. …


Interested in impact

Jessie Rasche is no stranger to the art scene; she spent her formative years at the Pike Place Market and fairs, where her mother and other artists sold their creations …


Art enhances school’s chapel

Last month a new piece of art was unveiled at Gonzaga Preparatory School’s Chapel of the Three Companions. Though the chapel was completed in 2007, Gonzaga Prep President Al Falkner …


Art enhances Gonzaga Prep chapel

Last month a new piece of art was unveiled at Gonzaga Preparatory School’s Chapel of the Three Companions. Though the chapel was completed in 2007, Gonzaga Prep President Al Falkner …