Art walks are summertime traditions in the Inland Northwest. In North Idaho, both Sandpoint and Moscow kick off self-guided art tours on Friday.
Downtown Moscow throws the spotlight on dozens of regional artists with shows in 35 businesses and galleries.
“We are extremely pleased by the enthusiastic response we received,” says Deena Heath, Moscow Arts Commission director.
You can pick up a tour map at any of the participating locations. Most of the venues are having opening receptions on Friday. All the shows run through Sept. 10, unless otherwise noted.
• Appaloosa Museum, reception 5 to 8 p.m. – photography by Kimi Lucas.
• Audiological Services, Kenworth Plaza, reception 4 to 6 p.m. – water media by Linda Wallace.
• Bennett & Associates Real Estate, reception 5 to 7 p.m. – photography by Bill Woolston.
• Book People of Moscow, reception 5 to 9 p.m. – “Million Bead Project” by Jeanne Leffingwell and the Len Whitmore Elementary School Learning Community.
• Bucer’s Coffeehouse & Pub, reception 7 a.m. to midnight – paintings by S. Michele Ohanesian and Sarah Van Dyken.
• Camas Prairie Winery, reception 5 to 8 p.m. – wire sculpture by Jerry Kendall.
• Cleveland Street Mortgage, reception 5 to 7:30 p.m. – photography by Amy Hetrick.
• D.A. Davidson & Co., no reception – pastels by Pat Koster.
• Eastside Marketplace, reception 5 to 8 p.m. – group show, University of Idaho Center on Disabilities and Human Development.
• Gritman Medical Center, reception 5 to 8 p.m. – fiber art by Celia Boland in Imaging Center Lobby; oils by Noah Kroese and fiber arts by Linda Rasmussen in Gritman Conference Center.
• Hall Closet Uniforms & Apparel, reception noon to 6 p.m. – acrylics by Dave Gressard.
• Hodge & Associates, no reception – ceramics by Jeanne Wood.
• Hodgins Drug Store, reception 5 to 8 p.m. – mixed media by Leslie Robison, photography by Jennifer Wyeth.
• Insty-Prints, no reception – photography by Zach Mazur.
• Kaleidoscope Picture Framing & Art Gallery, reception 5 to 8 p.m. – washed acrylics by Heidi Stanton.
• Latah County Title Co., reception 5 to 8 p.m. – fiber arts by Louise Barber.
• Marketime Pharmacy, reception 5 to 7:30 p.m. – paper works by Kay Montgomery.
• Martin’s Auto Service Center, no reception – photography by Peter Vincent.
• McConnell Mansion Museum, reception 5 to 8 p.m. – “Wedding Dress Exhibit 1850-1974.”
• Moscow Chamber of Commerce, reception 5 to 7:30 p.m. – metal art by Paul Wisdom.
• Moscow City Hall, Third Street Gallery, reception 5 to 7:30 p.m. – “Moscow: Through the Eyes of Our Artists,” through Aug. 12. Artists include: Bill Blair, Celia Boland, Matthew Brehm, Peggy Conrad, Elyse Cregar, Dac Gulliksen, Celia Flinn, Gary Jorgens, Flip Kleffner, Lance Luschnig, Skip Phillips, Linda Rasmussen, David Reese, Malcolm Renfrew, Susan Segota and Joyce Tamura. Also “Moscow’s Triennial Trio: Heather Anderson, Elaine Green and Sarah Swett,” Aug. 19 to Oct. 7.
• Moscow Food Co-op, reception 5 to 8 p.m. – photocopy art by Rose Graham, through Aug. 1.
• Moscow Realty, reception 5 to 7 p.m. – oil paintings by Kathleen Bodley.
• Moscow School of Massage, reception 5 to 8 p.m. – water media by Katie Martin.
• Needle Nook & Quilt Something, no reception – exhibit of employee work.
• New Saint Andrews College, reception 5 to 8 p.m. – “Historic Photographs of the Palouse 1890-1910.”
• One World Café, reception 5 to 11 p.m. – oils by Leonard Heid and pastels by James Palmersheim.
• Palouse Mall, reception 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. – acrylics by Gail Siegel, graphite and oils by Lonnie R. Hutson.
• Paradise Ford Mercury, no reception – oils by Suzanne Lee.
• Red Door Restaurant, reception 4 to 5 p.m. – oils by Ellen Vieth.
• Retro-Fit Gallery, reception 5 to 8 p.m. – “Palouse Show Case.”
• University of Idaho, Prichard Gallery, reception 5 to 8 p.m. – In the main gallery, “Regional Artists Make Their Mark” features 16 artists from the Lorinda Knight Gallery in Spokane; in the upstairs space are oils by Helen Grainger Wilson, through July 31; “Boise Art Museum Idaho Triennial 2005,” Aug. 17 to Oct. 1.
• Up the Stairs in Paradise Creek Bicycles, reception 5 to 7 p.m. – fabric mural by Gerri Sayler.
• Wild Women Traders, reception 5 to 8 p.m. – pottery and fiber arts by Lizette Fife.
• Zume Bakery and Café, reception 5 to 8 p.m. – photography by George Kong.
Sandpoint’s ArtWalk I
This is the 19th summer Sandpoint’s art galleries and businesses have teamed up with regional artists for two ArtWalks.
Each six-week ArtWalk, organized by the Pend Oreille Arts Council, showcases a mix of paintings, wood and metal work, sculpture, photographs and ceramics.
ArtWalk I begins on Friday with opening receptions from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. in 19 locations. The work remains up through July 20.
The second citywide ArtWalk, with scores of new artists, starts on July 22 and will run through Sept. 2.
Self-guided tour brochures are available at area kiosks, Sandpoint City Hall, Chamber of Commerce, participating locations and in the POAC Office at the Old Power House, 120 Lake St.
• Outdoor sculpture at Ivano’s Ristorante, Park Place Stage and Petal Talk – by Barry Barush, Colin Beggs, Amy Hanson, Mark Heisel, Derek Klein & Mary Alderete, Joe McLay, Keith Snider, Rick Thompson, Kevin Watson and Philip Freddolino.
• Art Works Gallery – art by Dennis Brady of Sandpoint; metal art by Mary Alderete and Derk Klein of Careywood, Idaho; acrylics by Mary Levy of Sandpoint; calligraphy and porcelain sculpture by Marita McDonough of Priest Lake, Idaho.
• Coldwater Creek – photography by Alan LeMire and Drew Meredith of Sandpoint.
• Downtown Crossing – oils by Mary Lehner of Spokane and photography by Chris Guibert of Sandpoint.
• Eklektos – mixed media by Ruth Hargreaves of Sagle, Idaho; slate by Rick Thompson of Clark Fork, Idaho.
• Everyday Internet Café – acrylics by Jeff Dunwoody of Sandpoint.
• F.C. Weskil’s Panida Theater – mixed media by Diana Schuppel of Sandpoint.
• Hallans Gallery – photography by Tom Clements and Brenda Evans of Sandpoint and Marsha Lutz of Sagle, Idaho.
• Luminesce – mixed media by Cyndi Morgan of Sagle, Idaho; oils by Dorothy Smith of Bonners Ferry, Idaho.
• Misty Mountain Furniture – wood by Jack Keane of Sandpoint.
• Northwest Handmade – “Mountain Mamma,” mixed media by Dana Pearson of Deer Park; “Deep in the Woods,” woodworking by Jim Jaeger of Laclede, Idaho.
• Pend Oreille Arts Council Gallery, Old Power House – “Garden Delight,” art for and from the garden.
• Pend d’Oreille Winery – photography by Woods Wheatcroft of Sandpoint.
• Sand Creek Grill – paintings by Heather Guthrie of Sagle, Idaho.
• Taylor Parker Motors – photography by Marie Dominique Verdier of Sandpoint and Sarah Hazel of Cocolalla, Idaho; paintings by Valerie Woelk of Elk.
• Timber Stand Gallery – acrylics by Robert Bissett of Naples, Idaho.
• U.S. Bank – oils by Douglas Roe of Sandpoint, pen and ink by Dick Struntz of Sagle, Idaho, and mixed media by Gretchen Hellar of Sandpoint.
Gold Mountains Gallery
A number of Everett Russell’s sweeping Western landscapes are included in the latest show at the Gold Mountains Gallery in Republic, Wash.
“Immersed in Beauty” also features Russell’s genre scenes of cowpokes and Native Americans.
“We are immersed in beauty every day,” Russell wrote in an e-mail. “We live in the best possible world.
“Beauty surrounds us every step of the way. It’s my job to show this.”
Meet Russell on Friday night from 5 to 9 p.m. in the gallery, 852 S. Clark St. in downtown Republic.
View the work through July 17, Tuesday through Sunday from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.
EWU’s ‘Education on Location’
Opening Monday in the Eastern Washington University’s Gallery of Art is “Education on Location,” an exhibition of artwork by area high school art teachers and students.
The exhibition includes a diverse array of artistic styles in a wide variety of media.
Participating high schools include Cheney, Ferris, Shadle Park, Rogers, and Lewis and Clark.
Meet the artists Monday at the opening reception at noon in the gallery. The exhibition will be up through July 29 in the Art Building at Seventh and I streets in Cheney. The free gallery is open to the public weekdays between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m.
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