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Stories tagged: Art

For Zambrano, Spokane Print Fest is about making art more accesible

Local artist Reinaldo Gil Zambrano, along with arts nonprofit Terrain, will hold the city’s first-ever Spokane Print Fest. The free event on Friday includes live demonstrations of a wide array …

UPDATED: Thu., April 4, 2019, 4:04 p.m.

April showers Spokane art lovers with plenty of possibilities during First Friday

Saturate comes to Chase, Art Spirit crosses the state line for a pop up show at the newly renovated Wonder Building, and Bob Kraut returns to Kolva-Sullivan

Saturate: Shantell Jackson seeks to amplify positive messages in her work

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.

Saturate covers city in events: Arts events in April celebrate diversity

Here are highlights of Saturate events and venues during the month of April.

UPDATED: Tue., March 26, 2019, 6:23 a.m.

New public art sculptures, co-designed by local artist who died in windstorm, installed at Spokane’s Gateway Bridge

Steely and mirror-like, the new sculptures on either side of Spokane’s new pedestrian bridge are, quite literally, places of reflection.

The Book of Mel: Doug and Sherry Clark, two of Mel McCuddin’s many fans, publish the coffee table book ‘McCuddin: The Inner Eye’

Doug and Sherry Clark collaborate on a new book celebrating their favorite artist: Spokane’s Mel McCuddin.

UPDATED: Thu., Feb. 28, 2019, 2:56 p.m.

First Friday: Ignore the snow and feel the heat of a Friday night art crawl

For a complete list of all the local spots offering art shows to enjoy this evening and for the rest of the month, visit

Keep it glassy: ‘Luminous’ exhibit brings Tacoma’s Museum of Glass to Spokane’s MAC

“We have a host of traveling exhibitions, but this is only the second time we have had an exhibition this large curated out of our permanent collection and sent to …

UPDATED: Thu., Feb. 21, 2019, 4:17 p.m.

Chihuly glass exhibit to open Saturday at Spokane’s MAC

After circling the stand once more, Mitchell Burdett finds a place for a 2-foot amber glass tendril, piece by piece turning five plain metal frames into vibrant, sea creature-inspired glass …

UPDATED: Thu., Feb. 14, 2019, 1:15 p.m.

Arctic artist: Trépanier travels into Canadian wilderness for his works

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 …

Bridging two worlds: ‘Story and Image’ show at Emerge in CdA transforms Sharma Shields’ words into visual art

The exhibition and reading, “Story & Image: Illustration in the Inland Northwest,” will feature images and scenes rendered to depict Shields’ short story “Witch Lake.” The dark tale of sexual …

Winter Wonderland: Local artists shine in Spokane’s Winter Arts Tour

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.

UPDATED: Tue., Jan. 29, 2019, 10:41 a.m.

Art museum delays decision on accepting Rockwell paintings

An art museum board in Ohio that was offered $130 million worth of Norman Rockwell paintings from Boy Scouts of America has voted to wait a year before deciding whether …

Coeur d’Alene artist Chase Halland draws attention with his mounted animal artwork for HGTV Dream Home in Montana

Winner of HGTV’s latest Dream Home will also win a piece form Coeur d’Alene artist Chase Halland.

Mixed media art of Pat Siler, Tanden Launder featured in ‘Jumping Off’

The exhibit opens Friday at Art Spirit Gallery and runs through Feb. 2.

First Friday: 28 venues offering free entertainment

Here’s a mental-health boosting, local arts-supporting New Year’s Resolution you can feel good about: Attend more First Friday Downtown Arts Walks in 2019.

VHS Art Club supports artists through not-so-serious shows

The VHS Art Club’s next show, “The Badass Women Show,” which will be held Friday at Resurrection Records, will benefit Webber and Vaughn specifically.

Dodson’s gathers talented friends for a final First Friday show

The downtown jewelry store is closing after 130 years in business and taking its eclectic gallery space with them.

Artist Robert Grimes to show at Kolva-Sulivan Gallery

‘Times of Grimes” opens Jan. 3 and runs through Jan. 26.

UPDATED: Thu., Dec. 20, 2018, 3:26 p.m.

Whitworth art students paint Hillyard mural

You can’t miss Hillyard’s latest art project.

Meet the Makers: The region’s artisans offer plenty of options for holiday shopping

This holiday season, get your gifts from local makers.

First Friday: Give the gift of art

Knock out that gift list and enrich your spirit at the same time at tonight’s First Friday Art Walk.

Humble drinkware the star of Trackside’s annual exhibit ‘Cup of Joy’

The exhibit opens Friday and runs through Jan. 18 at Trackside Studio Ceramic Art Gallery. The exhibit opens online Saturday.

‘Opening act’ art installment shines at Spokane’s First Interstate Center for the Arts

“Opening Act” is the title of the new installation that greets visitors outside the theater doors of the First Interstate Center for the Arts.

Spokane artist Wendy Franklund Miller finds beauty in the broken bits

Wendy Franklund Miller has been reinventing her art, and herself, for more than 50 years. She has explored painting, paper-making, silkscreen printing, encaustics, photography and now ink drawings. She has …

UPDATED: Fri., Nov. 30, 2018, 9:21 a.m.

Shop local at Urban Art Co-Op, Spokane Potters Guild, LR Montgomery sales

Everything from pottery and painting to vases and fresh wreaths will be on sale.

Spokane artists lend creative hand at Northeast Youth Center

Kids attending the after-school program at the Northeast Youth Center in Hillyard now have the opportunity to participate in an artist in residence program three days a week.

Local jewelry-maker brings a new kind of artwork to library’s creator in residence program

Jewelry-maker Sondra Barrington is November’s creator in residence at the North Spokane Library, but if you haven’t signed up for her classes, it’s too late. “They’re all full, with wait …

UPDATED: Tue., Nov. 13, 2018, 9:15 a.m.

KSPS, Pinot’s Palette team up to celebrate Bob Ross

The painting event doubles as a fundraiser for the station.

UPDATED: Sun., Nov. 11, 2018, 8:51 p.m.

Theater Review: In ‘Constellations,’ a path of fractured moments that make up a relationship

Is life one big “Choose Your Own Adventure” game or are all the twists and turns we experience predetermined? Nick Payne’s “Constellations” doesn’t answer the question, but it does offer …