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Accessible artwork: Spokane neighborhoods offer galleries and more

Take a walk on Spokane’s creative side with your out-of-town guests this year. Get off the couch and give travelers a glimpse of a walkable city teeming with arts and …

Spokane photographers Bill and Kathy Kostelec bring a vintage feel to their B&W images

Photographers Bill and Kathy Kostelec have spent the past year exploring, physically and artistically. This weekend they will share their new perspectives (and selected older works) with a three-day exhibit …

YWCA sculpture a symbol of new beginnings

Debra Garrett, a longtime YWCA supporter, wanted a piece of art to honor people who fall victim to domestic violence. She turned to Ildikó Kalapács to bring her vision to …

Artists rally in Spokane to respond to presidential election

The co-founders of Terrain are hosting Rally, a community art response to the presidential election.

Chase Gallery exhibit details the behind-the-scene work of late artist Pauline Haas

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 …

Longtime Spokane painter/teacher Jack Rogers exhibits this weekend

The public is invited to peruse 200 plus watercolors painted by longtime Spokane artist/teacher Jack Rogers.

Bovey exhibit at the MAC aims to bring permanence to Spokane’s history

Chris Bovey will exhibit 30 Spokane-centric pieces from his Vintage Prints collection at the MAC. From the Davenport and The Spokesman-Review building to the garbage-eating goat and Dick’s Hamburgers, the …

Statues damaged by elements in Alaska return for new exhibit

The creators of a public art installation damaged by tides and high winds at a beach in Alaska’s largest city have returned with 43 statues that survived and have been …

Guest artist in new Range series bring printmaking expertise to Spokane

To inspire local audiences, and maybe even rectify a few false impressions, nationally known artist and art professor James Bailey will travel to Spokane next week from the University of …

Everyday objects lend insight into ancient Roman culture at Jundt

‘Roman Myth and Mythmaking’ at the Jundt demonstrates how Romans constructed and spread their cultural and religious beliefs through the small objects they used every day.

At age 9, Terrain continues to showcase emerging artists

Terrain, the annual souped-up celebration of young and emerging artists in the Spokane area, is promising more art, music and dancing this year.

Gallery Glance: ‘The City Is My Canvas’

Spokane Art School exhibit documents how local murals are created, from conception to completion.

Faced with ALS, gallery owner Steve Gibbs works to cement arts legacy

Steve Gibbs, owner of The Art Spirit Gallery in Coeur d’Alene and a fixture of the Lake City’s arts scene, has ALS, the terminal neuromuscular disease. He is working to …

Spokane String Quartet opens season with a celebration of pictures, music

Local landscape photographer Chip Phillips prefers to let his wife, Amanda Howard-Phillips, do the talking. Especially when discussing how she will display his art at the 38th season opener of …

Boland exhibit at Kolva-Sullivan searches for connections in an unsafe world

Spokane artist Matt Boland believes all you need is love. And a lot of caution. Mixed with a large dose of paranoia. His new showing, running through September at the …

Gallery glance: ‘Indigenous’ by Ric Gendron

“Indigenous” is a collection of paintings of Columbia Plateau Indian culture by Ric Gendron. The paintings are done in Gendron’s trademark colorful style.

Gallery Glance: ‘It All Started With a Box of Crayons’

Works by Joseph Tomlinson at Spokane Art School Gallery.

Art school takes creativity to the streets

Two or three times per week for most of the summer, the Spokane Art School has hired local artists to hold Art on the Street drawing events, free to anyone …

Interpreting grief: Cahoon’s poems, images draw on tribal background

Scabland Lit brings poet and painter Heather Cahoon to Spokane for a “pop-up art show.”

Ignite theater will stage new play by KZZU’s Molly Allen

Allen’s mom, Ellen Travolta is producing “On Shaky Ground,” while her stepfather, Jack Bannon, is one of the play’s stars.

Artist Matt Schwenk layers feelings, experiences in paintings

Every painting that Matt Schwenk undertakes begins with what he calls an “understory.” It’s the base layer he first paints, the layer that lies behind all the stories that come …

Posters in Fox windows are classically inspired

This First Friday, the Martin Woldson Theater at the Fox will kick off a visual arts exhibit by 15 local artists and designers whose works were inspired by classical composers. …

Gallery Glance: ‘You Are Here’ at Chase

Chris Tyllia, Tricia Florence and Chad Eperdling use elements of mapmaking to create new territories.

From Poland and England, Bartosz Beda is an artist on the rise

Painter Bartosz Beda has traded in a life in Europe for quiet studio in Moscow, Idaho. He mounts his first solo exhibition in the U.S. on Friday at Marmot Art …

First Friday: Walking the walk to see some art

The monthly First Friday is this weekend. Venues are open 5-8 pm., unless otherwise noted.

Vincent DeFelice’s daughter receives national recognition for Einstein drawing

Sophia DeFelice, daughter of well-known local sculptor Vincent DeFelice, has received national recognition for her depiction of a famous physicist.

Bazaar vendor Teddi Cripps stitches up a lucrative business in leather

Teddi Cripps never thought of herself as an artist, never dreamed of DIY-ing out of her basement full time. But that’s the option the 26-year-old psychotherapist now faces. What started …

Exhibit uses art to ‘Bridge’ religious differences, commonalities

A traveling art exhibit that has been displayed in the oldest church in Paris, set up in the Westown Hub of Cario, and reached the United States on the University …

Terrain awarded $100,000 grant

The Spokane arts collective Terrain has been awarded $100,000 grant from the Seattle-based organization Washington Women’s Foundation.

Hobbyist captures invisible light of powwow dancers

The images have a ghostly quality, their subject matter devoid of most color. But they’re still vibrant. Glowing, almost.