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June 18, 2009, midnight
What do you get when you mix a beautiful girl from California with a new life in Spokane? Danielle Hatch. Raised in the paradisiacal garden land of Santa Barbara, about an hour north of Los Angeles, Hatch was brought up as a visual artist.
June 11, 2009, midnight
Traveling down the winding road from Main Street into Peaceful Valley, where the river flows serenely between the north bank and Browne’s Addition at “the heart of the Great Gorge,” the arrival at veteran artist John Thamm’s home and studio is peaceful. His neighbor, poet and author Tom I. Davis, is there bearing a marked-up chapter of his biographical manuscript for the book the two artists have collaborated on, “Vets,” which will be released in the fall.
June 4, 2009, midnight
Exposure. The juxtaposition of two of Webster’s definitions of the word – “presenting a film or the like to actinic (ultraviolet and violet) rays of light,” and “a putting out without shelter or protection” – vividly defines the concept of two innovative photography exhibits opening with First Friday receptions. “Beneath the Surface,” a photography and art installation at Clearstory Gallery by Spokane artist Jim Van Gundy, re-creates a Mexican barrio near Tijuana that he visited during a Christian mission.
May 28, 2009, midnight
Flying shadow boxes with hand-snipped tin wings and cast bronze birds’ feet. Hand-tooled wooden construction trucks, just right for racing across the kitchen floor. Precious stones wrapped in smooth, textured sterling. Still-fresh oils, capturing lush Northwest landscapes. Bamboo wind chimes, cast in bronze, softly clanging in the breeze.