Stories tagged: Harold Balazs
Wed., June 21, 2017
‘Meet the Makers’ documentary series puts spotlight on Spokane creators
Episode two of Spokane Arts’ “Meet the Makers” documentary series profiles pop-rock trio Friends of Mine.
Thu., June 2, 2016, 8 p.m.
Spokane Chronicle building upper floors to become apartments
The offices of Spokane’s defunct afternoon newspaper soon will be renovated into apartments, the company that owns the building announced this week.
Sun., Jan. 10, 2016
Front and Center: The Best of Balazs
Harold Balazs has always been part artist, part prankster. He even borrowed his motto – “transcend the bullshit” – from original “merry prankster” Ken Kesey.
Thu., Jan. 7, 2016
Balazs show features new, old works
The famed Spokane artist, whose large-scale pieces dot public spaces around the region, will exhibit vibrantly colored enameled works, paintings, drawings and mixed media works. Some are new and some …
Fri., Oct. 4, 2013
Mel McCuddin, Harold Balazs share show at Tinman Gallery
The older the artist gets, the fussier about anatomy. An extra arm joint, an oversize human head, a wing too big for its bird – the grotesque bothers him more …
Sun., Sept. 8, 2013
Near 85, Harold Balazs follows a new fascination
It’s far too late for Harold Balazs to be an outsider. As an artist, he knows what he’s doing. Other people – lots of them – know what he’s done.
Sun., Jan. 6, 2013
Spotlight: Balazs, Gendron, Schindler go ‘Wall to Wall’ at SFCC
This past week, the Fine Arts Gallery at Spokane Falls Community College opened its door to a full exhibit. Packed full.
Thu., April 19, 2012
Mead art show benefits schools
On Saturday, the seventh eye4art takes place at Mead High School. The art show is a fundraiser for the Mead Education Foundation and it features more than 200 pieces of …
Thu., April 12, 2012
Balazs and friends share stage at CdA exhibit
Enameling is an art form that dates back to ancient times. The process, by which powdered glass is fused on to metal, glass or pottery, was used by ancient Egyptians, …
Sun., June 26, 2011
Spotlight: Story of ‘REMIX’ a happy one, so far
For nine months, Spokane Public Radio’s third channel – KPBZ-FM (90.3) – has been considered somewhat of an experiment. Now General Manager Dick Kunkel is just about ready to declare …
Thu., Feb. 24, 2011
Carr’s Museum in Hillyard offers eclectic display
Imagine if Graceland and The Smithsonian Institution had a baby and then moved in together in Hillyard. That’s the best way to describe Carr’s One of a Kind in the …
Wed., Dec. 1, 2010
New school’s students connect with sculptor
Nationally known sculptor Harold Balazs encouraged students at a new Spokane school Tuesday with talk of expression, going against conformity and being curious. “Expression is therapy,” Balazs, known for dozens …
Thu., Sept. 16, 2010
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 …
Sun., Aug. 22, 2010
Montana’s Bass to read at Auntie’s
Well-known Montana author Rick Bass will read from his newest novel, “Nashville Chrome” (Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, $24), on Saturday at 2 p.m. at Auntie’s Bookstore, 402 W. Main Ave. Bass …
Thu., July 15, 2010
Museum spotlight shines on Harold Balazs
Harold Balazs, at age 81, is about to open the biggest, most comprehensive and most spectacular solo art show of his life. The Northwest Museum of Arts and Culture (MAC) …
Sat., Jan. 16, 2010
Artist’s show a reminder of civic blooms
Years ago, I attended a tribute at Interplayers for the artist Harold Balazs. Someone uttered a phrase during that tribute that has stuck with me ever since: “He bloomed where …