Visual

Painting, drawing, sculpture, ceramics, screenprinting, photography, architecture, textiles, crafts, and so much more. If you love the visual arts, don’t miss First Fridays, presented by the Downtown Spokane Partnership. Find your new favorite gallery via our interactive art map. 

Event: February 26
The Feeling Eye: Art, Empathy and Entanglement

The Visiting Artist Lecture Series presents Contemporary Voices, a lecture and panel featuring Amanda Donnan, chief curator of the Frye Art Museum. Donnan’s talk, The Feeling Eye: Art, Empathy and Entanglement will look at some of the ways contemporary artists are envisioning or catalyzing personal, social, and environmental healing and interdependence. February 26, 4 PM, EWU, Room 116, Art Building, Cheney Campus and February 27, 11:30 AM, SFCC, Building 24, Room 110.

Event: February 27
The Feeling Eye: Art, Empathy, and Entanglement

The Visiting Artist Lecture Series presents Contemporary Voices, a lecture and panel featuring Amanda Donnan, chief curator of the Frye Art Museum. Donnan’s talk, The Feeling Eye: Art, Empathy and Entanglement will look at some of the ways contemporary artists are envisioning or catalyzing personal, social, and environmental healing and interdependence. February 26, 4 PM, EWU, Room 116, Art Building, Cheney Campus and February 27, 11:30 AM, SFCC, Building 24, Room 110.

Event: February 27
Unsettled States: Art in and Against Crisis

The Museum continues its Visiting Artist Lecture Series (VALS) collaboration with Spokane Falls Community College and Eastern Washington University hosting this special panel discussion focusing on a conversation of the unsettling state of the arts with moderator Dr. Johanna Gosse, and panelists: Amanda Donnan, Curator, Seattle Frye Art Museum; Catherine Girard, Professor, Art History, EWU; and Meredith Shimizu, Professor, Art History, Whitworth University

Event: February 14
Valentine’s Day Art Show and Dishman Hills Conservancy Benefit

L.R. Montgomery, Artist in Residence at the Dishman Hills, will host an art show on February 14, 2020 from 5 to 8 p.m. at the Shape Executive Center, 5915 S. Regal. Original, impressionist, oil paintings of Dishman Hills landscapes by L.R. will be on display for viewing and purchase, and a portion of the proceeds from each sale will go to the Dishman Hills Conservancy. This event is open to the pubic. Tickets are $10 per person, and can be purchased at the door or on the Dishman Hills Conservancy’s website at DishmanHills.org/Events. Complimentary champagne and light refreshments will be provided.

Artist
Larry Ellingson

My visual work is a kind of additive sculpture, combining assemblage, painting, photography and fabricating. Some pieces have lights and sound. I’m also a sound artist, composing, performing and producing music utilizing electronics, saxophone and found sound.

It’s fun to make stuff that’s interesting to look at. Finding new ways of seeing the commonplace seems like a good idea to me. Many of us daydream and wander through our imaginations. I bring back souvenirs.

Artist
Kathryn Alexander, MA

Kathryn Alexander was born in Michigan in 1942 and has been an active resident of Spokane since 2014 serving as chair of her neighborhood council and representative to the Community Assembly. A photographer for over 40 years she began showing her work in 2018.
Alexander has a strong background in the textile arts, owning one of the first weaving and spinning stores in the country; she attended the California College of the Arts in 1972-1973 and studied under Trudy Guremonprez. Her interest in texture and color can still be seen in her photography.