Stories tagged: Spokane Arts
UPDATED: Wed., June 12, 2019, 10:23 a.m.
Seattle-based artist Susan Zoccola was inspired by the plaza’s location on what was once known as auto row.
UPDATED: Tue., April 9, 2019, 4:06 p.m.
More and more Spokane businesses and organizations are finding ways to incorporate the visual platform into their marketing strategies.
Sun., March 31, 2019, 5 a.m.
Here are highlights of Saturate events and venues during the month of April.
Sun., March 31, 2019, 5 a.m.
Jackson will be among more than two dozen local artists of color who are participating in this year’s Saturate, a citywide collaboration calling attention to Spokane’s diverse yet under-recognized artists.
UPDATED: Thu., Feb. 14, 2019, 1:15 p.m.
An artist can encounter tough obstacles when putting brush to canvas. But plein air painter Cory Trépanier’s challenges rise to another level altogether. For the past decade Trépanier, 50, lugged …
Thu., Jan. 31, 2019, 5:30 p.m.
There are more than 35 venues and 200 artists – including actors, poets, filmmakers, painters, photographers, ceramicists, sculptors, fiber artists, and musicians – participating this Friday, Saturday, and Sunday.
Mon., Dec. 31, 2018, 9:18 a.m.
Poetry at the Podium will give more than 30 poets a year the chance to read a poem at council meetings during the time set aside for “Words of Inspiration.”
Sun., Nov. 4, 2018, 5 a.m.
With help from Spokane Arts, local artist Matt Smith completes public mural along the Stevens Street BNSF underpass.
Thu., Nov. 1, 2018, 1:15 p.m.
Spokane’s galleries, wineries and shops throw open their doors every First Friday to welcome visitors seeking some needed respite.
Fri., Oct. 5, 2018, 6 a.m.
The second annual Zine Fest brings 20 artists to the Bartlett on Saturday.
Wed., Oct. 3, 2018, 5 p.m.
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, …
Thu., July 19, 2018, 9:37 p.m.
In a dozen spots throughout the city, passers-by can come across fragments from poems about Spokane places, matched to the particular locations to which the poems refer. The public arts …
Fri., April 13, 2018, 6 a.m.
The nearly unanimous panel voted Thursday afternoon to begin design and construction of “Step Well,” a public art piece designed by Boston-based artist and architect J. Meejin Yoon. The final …
Sun., April 1, 2018, noon
Today, Spokane Arts announced its first round of Spokane Arts Grants Awards for the year, with nine local artists or arts organizations receiving a total of $40,150 in aid from …
Sun., April 1, 2018, 5:30 a.m.
The full Spokane Park Board will vote later this month on a design and location for “Step Well,” architect and artist J. Meejin Yoon’s sculpture for Riverfront Park. The MIT …
Thu., March 8, 2018, 5 a.m.
Anthony Stevenson said he should have been able to display artwork from former Spokane NAACP president Rachel Dolezal during a Black History Month exhibition at the downtown library. Library officials …
Thu., Feb. 1, 2018, 4 p.m.
Second annual arts event is tied to Black History Month and the annual Winter Visual Arts Tour.
Sat., Nov. 4, 2017, 9 p.m.
The 29-year-old, who grew up in Mica, an unincorporated community between Spokane Valley and Freeman, founded Broken Mic, the long-running performance poetry open mic, held Wednesday nights at Neato Burrito …
UPDATED: Mon., Oct. 30, 2017, 11:37 p.m.
J. Meejin Yoon, who is working with a half-million-dollar budget for public art as part of Riverfront Park’s redevelopment, introduced four preliminary designs at an open house held last week. …
Fri., Sept. 29, 2017
Daniel Lopez, 35, was inspired by the finches he saw when he first moved to downtown Spokane to paint the birds now swooping beneath the highway in East Central Spokane.
UPDATED: Sun., Sept. 3, 2017, 11:14 a.m.
More than half of this round’s winners had applied previously, but did not succeed with their first try.
Wed., June 21, 2017
Episode two of Spokane Arts’ “Meet the Makers” documentary series profiles pop-rock trio Friends of Mine.
Sat., June 3, 2017, 3 p.m.
The total 2017 grant funding available to be awarded is $85,000, spread across four rounds of grants. The funding comes from the city’s admissions tax, a portion of which is …
Sun., May 7, 2017
“Telling stories is cool, it’s emotional, it’s funny, it’s sweet, it’s horrible. Telling stories is everything.”
Sun., March 5, 2017, 7 a.m.
Eight winners of the first Spokane Arts Grants Award were selected this week from a field of more than 70 applicants.
Fri., Feb. 3, 2017
Saturate is a citywide collaboration was created by the nonprofit Spokane Arts to focus attention on Spokane’s diverse yet under-recognized artists of color.
Sun., Jan. 15, 2017
Workshop on Wednesday designed to teach creatives the tricks to applying for new local arts grants.
Wed., Nov. 30, 2016, noon
Packed into the space are more than 70 pencil drawings, ink sketches, oil paintings, pastels and tattered journals by the late artist who taught at Whitworth for more than 20 …
Fri., Oct. 28, 2016, 2:14 p.m.
Kearney Jordan is one of nearly 25 nominees for the Spokane Arts Heroes awards, which will be announced in a ceremony Nov. 5. She runs the Spokane Civic Theatre’s costume …
Wed., Oct. 19, 2016, 5:18 a.m.
Spokane Arts is looking for volunteers who are willing to work two-hour shifts at the annual Spokane Arts Awards Costume Ball and Fundraiser on Nov. 5 at the Historic Washington …