First Friday — July 1, 2016
Artist receptions on Friday, from 5-8 pm, unless otherwise noted. Events are listed alphabetically by venue.
402 W. Main
WORDS | The monthly poetry open mic event, Three Minute Mic, hosted by Chris Cook, features Adriana Janovich as July’s “Remember the Word” guest reader.
108 N. Post
MUSIC | Hear live music by Just Plain Darin, with happy hour specials on food and drink.
1213 W. Railroad
PAINTING | The winery hosts the evocative paintings of local artist Angeline Dwyer, with a Friday reception from 5-10 pm.
Bellwether Brewing Co.
2019 N. Monroe
MIXED MEDIA | Spokane artist Daniel Scully creates mixed media art from a variety of materials, including plywood, nails, string and other materials. Friday reception from 3-10 pm.
926 W. Garland
SHOWCASE | The bar of the Garland Theater displays the artwork of Barry Anderson, and Friday events include live bingo at 8 pm and a tap takeover by Bellwether Brewing.
1184 W. Summit Parkway
SHOWCASE | The new clothing boutique in Kendall Yards displays the work of local artist Jeannine Marx Fruci throughout the month of July.
415 W. Main
MUSIC | Cellist Louise Butler performs from 5-8 pm.
Core Pilates and Wellness
1230 W. Summit Pkwy.
SHOWCASE | The studio displays a collection of traditional Chinese fine art by Ling Bower.
1194 W. Summit Pkwy.
PAINTING | E.L. Stewart’s acrylic paintings offer a convergence of realism and abstraction. During Friday’s reception, from 2-10 pm, hear live music by Nick Grow from 7-9 pm.
Iron Goat Brewing Co.
1302 W. Second
MIXED MEDIA | Dean Davis' mixed media works combine photographs of energized light bulbs with encaustic wax and iridescent oil paints.
Kress Gallery / River Park Square
808 W. Main
PAINTINGS | View a wide range of art by Andrea Bruse, including colorful, impressionistic-style paintings. Friday reception from 5:30-7:30 pm.
Marmot Art Space
1206 W. Summit Pkwy.
PAINTING | The gallery hosts renowned Polish painting Bartosz Beda for his first solo show in the U.S. Friday reception from 4:30-8:30 pm.
McCarthy Art Co.
120 N. Wall
PAINTINGS | See abstract paintings by Dustin Austin.
Nectar Tasting Room
120 N. Stevens
SHOWCASE | The wine bar hosts both music and art by Tom Norton, who performs during the evening, on Friday, from 5-10 pm.
New Moon Art Gallery
1326 E. Sprague
SHOWCASE | See the gallery’s ongoing group show, “Men in the Moon,” highlighting the work of the cooperative’s male artist members. Friday reception from 5-9 pm.
Patit Creek Cellars
822 W. Sprague
PHOTOGRAPHY | “Into the Night” features low-light, landscape photographs by JR McCurdie, with live music by Christy Lee and Fiddlin’ Sarah Jean, from 7-9 pm.
Pottery Place Plus
203 N. Washington
SHOWCASE | July’s guests artists are painter Daris Judd and jewelry artist Fran Summerday. Friday reception from 5-9 pm; are is on display through June 29. Gallery open daily.
Red Lion Hotel at the Park
303 W. North River Dr.
MUSIC | Musician Sammy Eubanks performs on Friday, from 5-9 pm, as part of the hotel’s free outdoor summer concert series.
River Park Square
808 W. Main, first floor
MUSIC + ART | Hear live acoustic guitar by Wyatt Wood and view abstract acrylic paintings by Richy Sharshan, during a Friday reception from 5-7:30 pm.
Saranac Art Projects
25 W. Main
SHOWCASE | This month’s show features Margo Casstevens’ short, stop-action animation “Woman Walking,” alongside Aryn Fields’ paintings which depict the contrast between children’s and adults’ view of the world. Gallery is open on Thu, 2-6 pm, and Fri-Sat, 12-8 pm. Art on display through July 30.
Soulful Soups and Spirits
117 N. Howard
PAINTING | Spokane artist Audreana Camm showcases her latest series, a collection of oversized florals with an expressionistic twist.
Spokane Healing Arts
430 W. Second
PAINTING | See the experimental sumi-e ink paintings of Altari Sunra Peterson in a show titled “Whales and Dolphins.”
Spokane Public Library
906 W. Main
SHOWCASE | The downtown branch hosts the flora-and-fauna themed artwork of Michaelanne Foster, alongside Chris Boldoc’s pen and ink drawings, which are informed by mythological storytelling and occult lore. Also hear live music by the B Radicals from 6:30-8 pm.
Tamarack Public House
912 W. Sprague
SHOWCASE | Art by James Wynd in a show titled “New Awareness.” All proceeds from art sales benefit the Seattle Children's Hospital.
Trackside Studio Ceramic Gallery
115 S. Adams
SCULPTURE | The studio displays newly-fired ceramics by member artists. Friday reception from 5-8 pm.
104 S. Division
PAINTING | Ed Gilmore’s colorful abstracts are on display.
V du V Wines
421 W. Riverside
PAINTING | The winery displays a collection of original oil paintings by Spokane artist Tom Wakeley, with live music by Crushpad during a Friday reception from 5-9:30 pm.
William Grant Gallery & Framing
1188 W. Summit Pkwy.
SHOWCASE | See the group show “Just the Bridge,” which features commissioned pieces by several Spokane artists who’ve produced unique views and interpretations of the iconic Monroe Street Bridge.
Wollnicks General Store
421 W. Main
SHOWCASE | The retail space hosts a variety of artworks by local and regional artists.