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Art Galleries

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Eastern Washington

Artisans at Dahmen Barn - Annual resident artists exhibit showcasing works of the 23 artists. Highway 195 North, 419 Park Way, Uniontown. (509) 299-3414.

Avenue West Gallery - “Birds of an Uncommon Feather,” includes Glass Raven, red-headed Crane Sushi Set as well as photos of different birds by Sandy Mooney. 707 W. Main Ave., Suite B11. (509) 838-4999.

Bank Left Gallery - “Arts and Antiques in Palouse,” featuring silversmith jewelry by Sandra Conti; mixed media by Ross Coates; and ornaments by Judy Finch, Pam Colbert and Kirsten Jones. Reception Saturday at 1 p.m., silversmith jewelry making demonstration from 1-3 p.m., and a holiday luncheon noon-3 p.m. 100 S. Bridge St., Palouse. (509) 878-8425.

Brick Wall Gallery - “Cuba and More,” photographs by Mexican photographer Moises Levy from Mexico and Cuba. 530 W. Main Ave. (509) 928-7721.

Bryan Oliver Gallery - “Gray/Grey,” new works by Michelle Forsyth, mostly paintings and weavings built up of layered washes, plaids and thread. Whitworth University, Lied Center for the Visual Arts, 300 W. Hawthorne Road. (509) 777-3258.

Chase Gallery - “The History of Spokane: Art About Spokane’s Places.” . 808 W. Spokane Falls Blvd. (509) 625-6050.

Cherry Street Studios - “Spokane: 20 Years in Black & White,” fine art photography by Bill and Kathy Kostelec, Monday, 5:30-9 p.m., Tuesday-Wednesday, 1-4 p.m., Dec. 7, 5-9 p.m.1123 S. Cherry St. (509) 363-0144.

Clearstory Art Gallery - “Water of Life,” mixed media drawings, charcoal drawings and oil paintings with images that represent the movement and symbolism of water by Karen Mobley. Life Center Foursquare Church, 1202 N. Government Way. (509) 499-2678.

Gonzaga University - “Tradition & Transformation: 125 Years in 125 Items,” recognizing Gonzaga’s 125th anniversary. Foley Center Library, Special Collections Department, 502 E. Boone Ave. Free. (509) 313-3847.

Jundt Art Museum - “A Lyrical Line: Rembrandt and Others,” exhibit of prints, curated from its collection, in celebration of the 125th anniversary of GU, today through March 16. Also: “Gift of the Artist” features paintings, prints, drawings, ceramics, sculpture, and photographs donated by artists to the university. Sharing the gallery is “Ignatius of Loyola,” an exhibit of 80 engravings based on work by Peter Paul Rubens (1577-1640) that celebrate the life of St. Ignatius Loyola, founder of the Society of Jesus (Jesuits). These engravings, made in 1609 (the year Ignatius was beatified), were a gift from the Jesuit Community to Gonzaga University in 1985. 202 E. Cataldo Ave., Gonzaga University. (509) 313-6613.

L.R. Montgomery Studio and Gallery - “Get Me Outside,” northwest landscape paintings by L.R. Montgomery, today, 5-10 p.m., Saturday, 10 a.m.-10 p.m. and Sunday, noon-5 p.m. 428 E. 21st Ave. (509) 624-0261.

Northwest Museum of Arts and Culture - “Buffalo Bill’s Wild West Warriors: Photographs by Gertrude Kasebier” opens Saturday. In 1898, inspired by a grand parade of Buffalo Bill’s Wild West troupe, photographer Gertrude Kasebier (1852-1934) began a project to photograph Sioux Indians traveling with the show. View approximately 60 original platinum and gum-bichromate photographs printed from original glass negatives, as well as pictograph drawings made by the Sioux Indians while in the studio and historic camera and studio equipment. Also: “Plateau Portraits: The Photographs of Richard Lewis,” showcases selections from the MAC’s Richard Lewis collection of portrait photography. “Plateau Portraits” focuses individuals from Plateau tribes taken during the 1920s and 1930s. Also: “David Douglas: A Naturalist at Work,” a look at the work and travels of Scottish naturalist David Douglas (1799-1834). Also: “Lasting Heritage,” using personal stories and human-made objects to articulate the spiritual and visceral links between ancient people, modern tribal people and their lands. 2316 W. First Ave. $7/adults, $5/seniors and students with ID, free/age 5 and younger. (509) 456-3931.

Pacific Flyway Gallery - “A Western View,” recent originals and prints featuring Western, equine, animal and natural scenes by Debbie Hughbanks. 409 S. Dishman Mica Road, Spokane Valley. Free. (509) 747-0812.

Saranac Art Projects - “Head to Toe,” installation of objects and drawings by Bernadette Vielbig; and “Planctus,” a grouping of new works and drawings installed as a visual lament by Kurt Madison, through today. Also: Thousands of bones made by people from Washington state through the nonprofit One Million Bones will be displayed. One Million Bones is a collaborative art installation designed to recognize the millions of victims and survivors who have been killed or displaced by ongoing genocides and humanitarian crises in Sudan, the Democratic Republic of the Congo, Somalia and Myanmar. These bones will be shipped to Washington, D.C., to be part of a display on the National Mall. Sunday, noon-5 p.m. 25 W. Main Ave. Free admission. (509) 363-5325.

South Perry Pizza - “A Walk in the Park Too,” oil and watercolor paintings inspired by scenes from Manito Park by Lisa Marie Brown. 1011 S. Perry St. (509) 290-6047.

Spokane Law Enforcement Museum - Artifacts, photos, portraits, badges, uniforms and other police mementos. Museum accepts donations of police memorabilia, as well as donations. 1201 W. First Ave. $5/adults, $4/seniors and military, $3/students, $2/age 12 and younger. (509) 625-3352.

Spokane Public Library - “Spokane Mid-Century Modern Architecture,” a retrospective exhibition featuring the work of midcentury Spokane architectural firms McClure & Adkison and Walker & McGough. 906 W. Main Ave. (509) 444-5336.

Tinman Gallery - Spokane Art School Faculty Art Show, today through Jan. 26, with reception today, 5-8 p.m. 811 W. Garland Ave. (509) 325-1500.

Washington State University Museum of Art - “The Artist’s Hand: Works on Paper 1945-1975.” From the Washington Art Consortium Collection, celebrating a collection of prints and drawings by 48 of the most important American artists of the period.Museum of Art, on Wilson Road, across from Martin Stadium, in the Fine Arts Center, Pullman. (509) 335-1910.

North Idaho

Art Spirit Gallery - Original prints and constructed wooden books by Mary Farrell and Morse Clary. 415 Sherman Ave., Coeur d’Alene. (208) 765-6006.

Blackwell Gallery - Photography by Vince Street; pencil, ink, charcoal, oils and acrylics by Heather Hofstetter; metal and glass sculpture and furniture by Nicola McGowan and Rolfe Hubert; and acrylics on vinyl in reverse method by Michael A. Bacon. 205 Sherman Ave., Coeur d’Alene. (702) 493-4190.

Gallery Northwest - Watercolors by Andy Sewell. 217 E. Sherman Ave., Coeur d’Alene. (208) 667-5700.

Human Rights Education Institute - Local artists were asked to interpret and portray one of Mahatma Gandhi’s social sins as part of a two-year program at HREI, through 2012. The local artists whose work will be on display include Donna Bain, Harold Balazs, Allen Dodge, Mary Dee Dodge, Rhea Giffin, Barb Mueller, Joan Smith, Austin Stiegemeier and Marci Wing. 414 Mullan Ave., on the corner of the Coeur d’Alene City Park, Coeur d’Alene. Free, donations accepted. (208) 292-2359.

Jacklin Arts and Cultural Center – Mud and Spirit Clay Art Show sponsored by the Clay Arts Guild of North Idaho featuring functional and sculptural art, with reception today, with wine and hors d’oeuvres, 5:30-7:30 p.m. 405 William St., Post Falls. Reception: $5/advance, $10/door. (208) 457-8950.

Moscow Food Co-Op - Works by linocut artist Sheilagh Hallagan. 121 E. Fifth St., Moscow. (208) 882-8537.

NIC Corner Gallery - “Primordial Muse: Evolution,” works by Lanny Gergner. Boswell Hall, Corner Gallery, 1000 W. Garden Ave., Coeur d’Alene. (208) 769-7819.

Pend Oreille Arts Council Gallery - “Let’s Face It,” new portraiture from more than 25 of POAC’s member artists, through today. Power House, 120 Lake St., Sandpoint. (208) 263-6139.

Redtail Gallery – Art by local seniors. 518 Oak St., Sandpoint. (208) 946-8066.

UI Prichard Gallery - “Acts of Chairs,” sculptural chair forms in an interactive installation that invite visitor participation, by Michael Hosaluk. University of Idaho, 414/416 S. Main St., Moscow. (208) 885-3586.

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