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UPDATED: Fri., Oct. 26, 2018, 2:15 p.m.

Playful Pumpkins: Judges reveal winners of SR’s annual Halloween coloring contest

The annual Halloween coloring contest drew 220 entries. It was a tough task for the judges to pick the best.

Spokane Watercolor Society celebrates talent from all over in juried art show

The watercolor show is up at the MAC through Nov. 11.

UPDATED: Thu., Oct. 18, 2018, 1:22 p.m.

Dare to draw: Second annual Monster Drawing Rally puts artists on the spot

Second annual art party will help support the Spokane Art School, which celebrates five decades next month.

Art and the 5th: Brown and McMorris Rodgers discuss art and humanities

Former Washington poet laureate Tod Marshall wanted to know where Eastern Washington’s two congressional candidates stood on issues surrounding arts and the humanities. So he asked them.

Art views from the 5th Congressional District

Former Washington poet laureate Tod Marshall cast a wide net in seeking comment about the importance of arts and humanities in politics and governance. Here is what people had to …

Shawn Vestal: An artist you probably know – even if you don’t know him – could use your help

I don’t know Ric Gendron at all. You may not either. But in a vivid way, we know him through his gift to us – his paintings.

UPDATED: Mon., Oct. 8, 2018, 1:40 p.m.

The Survivor Project: For photographer Grace June, salvation and strength come from helping others cope with suicide

Spokane photographer Grace June helps her self, and other suicide survivors, with new portrait project.

Survive: Paul

“The biggest thing was the sense of failure. It’s demoralizing.”

Survive: Diana, Meg, Knox and Hunt

“It was truly an illness that took him. He loved life. I know the depth of our love and our life together.”

Survive: Deb and Spenser

“He’s forever 28.”

Spokane Zine Fest honors small but mighty medium

The second annual Zine Fest brings 20 artists to the Bartlett on Saturday.

Artist Ric Gendron loses home in Elmer City fire; Marmot gallery hosts art sale to help

Two dozen Gendron painting are for sale in an attempt to help the popular artist get back on his feet.

Finishing the puzzle: Terrain’s increased size comes with logistical challenges

For its 11th year, bigger Terrain means building walls. But in a good way. It’s all about making space for more art and larger-scale pieces.

Spokane celebrates its arts scene with the October Arts Month

All the leaves may be turning brown, but Spokane’s local arts scene is sprouting more creativity than ever. Dozens of happenings are popping up this season at art galleries, theaters, …

Terrain 11 preview night brings artists, art fans together

Check out the Oct. 5 7 section for a complete preview of Terrain.

UPDATED: Wed., Sept. 26, 2018, 9:10 a.m.

Artists Holcomb, Ebendorf take inspiration from the outdoors in ‘From the Landscape’

The exhibition runs through Oct. 19 at Spokane Falls Community College.

UPDATED: Mon., Sept. 24, 2018, 4:27 p.m.

Art Spiegelman, award-winning artist and writer of ‘Maus,’ to give free lecture at Gonzaga University

The New York-based cartoonist is the first guest of the university’s visiting writer series this year. Spiegelman, creator of perhaps the most academically studied comic book of all time, will …

N.Y. inmate-artist freed after being cleared of 1991 slaying

A New York prison artist who never played golf but became known for drawings of lush courses he could only imagine was set free Wednesday after authorities agreed that another …

Artist, Whitworth alumnus Ben Frank Moss to give gallery talk Tuesday

The talk marks the opening reception of “Ben Frank Moss: The Whitworth Collection.”

UPDATED: Sun., Sept. 16, 2018, 9:42 p.m.

Patrons, participants take one last trip to fairgrounds as Spokane County Interstate Fair winds down

A novice blacksmith holds a thin steel bar over a bed of hot, refined coals. With heat and force, hammer, chisel and vise, the metal could be many things: rustic …

UPDATED: Sat., Sept. 15, 2018, 3:42 p.m.

‘Last Lockdown’ statue unveiled in Spokane, one of 10 in cities around the country

A statue of a terrified, wide-eyed schoolgirl crouched beneathe a desk – an image meant as a stark reminder of ongoing school gun violence – was unveiled at the Shadle/Spokane …

Jewish collector’s descendant gets Nazi-looted Renoir back

The granddaughter of a Jewish art collector whose paintings were stolen by the Nazis had a family reunion with one of the works on Wednesday after almost eight decades, an …

UPDATED: Fri., Sept. 7, 2018, 10:51 a.m.

Reliving Rodin: Jundt Art Museum opens exhibit of works by the father of modern sculpture

The new traveling show, secured by the Jundt with the help of a grant by Spokane Arts, is being offered by the Cantor Foundation as part of last year’s activities …

Cannabis retailers, artists celebrate Spokane with custom murals

One of the positive side effects cited by cannabis advocates is heightened creativity.

Joyce’s perspective: Spokane artist continues to map his own path

Artist Ben Joyce eyes an expanded presence in downtown with plans for new studio.

Auction scheduled Saturday to benefit Spokane sculptor Hank Chiappetta

The wood carver and painter is currently battling stage four terminal liver cancer, and a group called Spokane Outlaw Artists is hosting an auction and fundraiser to benefit Chiappetta and …

Auction, fundraiser to benefit wood carver, painter Hank Chiappetta

Chiappetta is currently battling stage four terminal liver cancer.

Art on the Green celebrates 50 years of bringing artists, art fans together

The annual art festival takes place Friday through Sunday at North Idaho College.

UPDATED: Thu., Aug. 2, 2018, 4:28 p.m.

Mixed mediums: At August First Friday, a variety of styles are on display for art walkers

August’s First Friday highlights include Jim Bauer at Avenue West, Louise and Chemyn Kodis at Fellow Coworking and Haley Waddington at Marmot.

MAC puts McCuddin’s signature style on display

Born and raised in Spokane, Mel McCuddin is a testament to the caliber of art the city has to offer. The Northwest Museum of Arts and Culture is paying homage …