Enjoy an evening of drawings, paintings, prints, sculpture, ceramics, photography and other visual art. Take in diverse live performances, including music, dance and theatre and don't forget the exceptional shopping and dining Downtown has to offer.
CONGRATULATIONS TO FIRST NIGHT SPOKANE
OUR FIRST FRIDAY FAVORITE WINNER!
For more information on First Night Spokane click here.
First Friday, January 6, 2012
All venues are open from 5-8pm unless otherwise stated.
ADAMS STREET AREA
1213 W. RAILROAD AVE.
Presenting "Four Photographers," a look at the works of four distinctly different photographic artists. Reception 5pm, Beacon Hill's Bistro Buffet 6-8pm. Music by "Lonesome" Lyle Morse from 6:30-10pm.
KOLVA SULLIVAN GALLERY
115 S. ADAMS STREET, SUITE A
“NOTHING NEW”, slightly off-centered, mixed media sculptures by Dan McCann.
TRACKSIDE STUDIO CERAMIC ART GALLERY
115 S. ADAMS ST.
Trackside Studio Ceramic Art Gallery is showing the latest work from the Boxagama wood kiln. Wood-fired ceramics by Chris Kelsey and Mark Moore.
Featured Artist - Chris Kelsey
I started using clay in school because of the sculptural possibilities it offers. Clay can be formed into any shape with a great variety of texture and color. Back then I used only hand building methods to make my work. I now use the potter's wheel to make parts of sculptures as well as functional pots.
In the last few years I've become interested in wood-firing, a
process with many variables that influence the surface of the clay. Most
pieces are not glazed before firing , I leave it to the fire to put its
mark on the pots. It is always interesting to open the kiln and 'read'
what happened to the pots in that intense atmosphere of flame and ash.
CARNEGIE SQUARE AREA
ANDY’S BAR & GRILL
1401 W. 1ST AVE.
"Build Who You Are, Where You Are" Various artworks from street vendors to the summer camp children. These magnificent, cultural pieces will be sold for donations to initiate basic human rights programs for struggling students at EWU as well as in Haiti.
1311 W. SPRAGUE AVE.
Come try our new wine finds and listen to Brad play Blues, Folk and Americana
IRIMI ART AND ANTIQUES
112 S. CEDAR ST.
Folk art to Tramp Art: Americana at its best--decorative and useful items made of found objects. Music by Laddie Ray Melvin.
115 S. CEDAR ST.
Please join us for live music by Devon Wade, oil paints by Michael Sherrifs Hall and wine tasting from 6-9pm.
DAVENPORT HOTEL AND STEAM PLANT AREA *
AGAVE LATIN BISTRO
830 W. SPRAGUE AVE.
Please join us, this Friday, for fabulous food and amazing art! Featuring contemporary work by Piper Swaney. Happy Hour food and drink specials from 4-6pm and 10-12pm.
827 W. 1st AVE (directly behind Neato Burrito)
Featuring the mixed-media, surrealistic work of Jonathon Myles Walker.
THE DAVENPORT HOTEL/PEACOCK LOUNGE
10 S. POST ST.
Come enjoy rock and contemporary music by Chris Reiser in our Peacock Lounge.
GRANDE RONDE CELLARS
906 W. 2nd (across from the Steam Plant)
We are featuring glass artist, Callahan McVay from Whidbey Island. He will be displaying nest of bowls, fire vases and snowmen.
159 S. LINCOLN
Featuring artist Linda Anderson, “Impressions of Nature”: contemporary, abstract and organic fiber art works. Plus, sample Steam Plant’s handcrafted beers and regional wines. Dine before or after in Stacks restaurant or the Pub.
DOWNTOWN CORE AREA
APRICOT LANE BOUTIQUE
808 W. MAIN (Skywalk level)
Please join us First Friday in one of the hottest new shopping boutiques in Downtown! Featuring the unique work of metal furniture sculptor Craig Yelley.
ARBOR CREST TASTING ROOM
808 W. MAIN AVE. (River Park Square, Third Level)
Featuring Spokane area painter, Dave Buescher, “we are surrounded by bold moves and vibrant color and my art explores this interaction.” Music by Karrie O’Neill from 6-9pm and a delicious menu of appetizers by Cruisers!
FIRST FRIDAY FAVORITE WINNER! - FIRST NIGHT SPOKANE AT RIVER PARK SQUARE
808 W. MAIN AVE.
Kress Gallery, 3rd Level (behind food court) - First Night Spokane's "Rising Stars" presents Spokane Public Schools K-12 student art show through the month of January. Showcasing work by elementary, middle and high school students throughout the district.
Food Court, 3rd Level - First Night Spokane's "Rising Stars" proudly presents Lewis & Clark High School Chamber Orchestra and Strictly Strings, classical and contemporary selections, 5:30pm - 7:30pm.
720 W. RIVERSIDE AVE.
Uncommon, unique, funky handmade clothing with a European flair.
120 N. STEVENS ST. (Next to Nectar Tasting Room)
Featuring the undefined abstract work of local artist Brendan Genther. Heavy in texture and color, his images invite your mind to wander.
NECTAR TASTING ROOM
120 N. STEVENS ST. (Main & Stevens)
Celebrate the one year anniversary of Nectar Tasting Room while enjoying the art of Kathleen Cavender and the jazz sounds of Rachel Bade-McMurphy Trio. Reception 5pm. Music starts 6:30pm. Meet winery owners from Skylite Cellars and Northwest Cellars.
SOULFUL, SOUPS & SPIRITS LOUNGE
117 N. HOWARD ST.
Featuring artist Eli R. Trevett, acrylic on canvas, bold black, white, red and a twist of texture.
STEELHEAD BAR & GRILLE
218 N. HOWARD
Robert Sevilla Naudon, formerly a Dreamworks animator and Rose Parade float builder, displays his personal studies, experiments, and mix media ideas.
EAST DOWNTOWN AREA
LUIGI’S ITALIAN RESTAURANT
245 W. MAIN AVE.
Please join us for a fun evening of art, music and the Inland Northwest’s best Italian food. Featuring pencil drawings by artist Jeff Kendall and music by Chase & Zach’s Reggae in our street level banquet room. Music starts 6:30pm. All ages welcome. Food and drink specials.
POTTERY PLACE PLUS GALLERY
203 N. WASHINGTON ST. (main floor of Auntie’s)
We will be featuring the amazing work of local spinner/weaver Juaquetta Holcomb. Her one of a kind yarns are made from locally grown wool that she washes, dyes and spins into beautiful bundles for your artful purposes. Artist reception from 5-9pm.Refreshments.
SANTÉ RESTAURANT & CHARCUTERIE
404 W. MAIN AVE.
Local artist Christina Deubel's tree series. Special menu featuring the paleo-diet, inspired by ancient foods and ways of eating. Live music by guitarist Doug Porter.
FIRST AVENUE AREA –WEST END *
AVENUE WEST GALLERY
122 S. MONROE ST.
"The year of The Accordion": Asian ink-Sumi paintings by artist Izumi Harris. Taste of 2012 Trophée Mondial – World Trophy Accordion Competition: world renowned accordionist, Patricia Bartell will be playing. Also showing guest ceramic artist, Kyle Patterson. Refreshments.
LUXE COFFEE HOUSE
1017 W. FIRST AVE.
DE-LUXE: featuring EWU student artists ranging from photography to sculpture.
1011 W. RAILROAD ALLEY, SUITE 100
We will be featuring painter/sculptor Michele English at our unique fitness and wellness studio which focuses on the individual needs of each client with state-of-the-art equipment.
FIRST AVENUE AREA –EAST END
BREWS ON WASHINGTON - 7 S. WASHINGTON ST.
Featuring Boar’s Head Tattoo Artists: Russell Daley, Matt Quali, Hambone Hamblin and James Fanara. An eclectic mix of fine art, edgy tattoo style and some random, crazy stuff. Live music starts at 7pm!
STREET LEVEL CONDO - 423 W. 1ST AVENUE
Please join us for First Friday. Local artist Joseph Williams will be displaying his modern industrial designs.
NORTH BANK AREA
CATERINA/LONE CANARY WINERY - 905 N. WASHINGTON ST.
Back by popular demand, Schuyler Asplin Jazz Quartet. Featuring work by Victor Prado, inspired by a fusion of Cubism, Surrealism and Abstract Expressionism. Saunders Cheese Market will prepare cheese plates for purchase to enjoy with a glass of wine, 6-9pm.
HO HO TERIYAKI CHICKEN
621 W MALLON AVE., FLOUR MILL
Featuring the beautiful paintings of artist, songwriter and owner Ho Lan. Check out Ho Lan’s Spokane song, click here. Also, try our fabulous menu! 4-7pm.
We are offering Holiday Packages which include 1 IMAX Special Engagement movie, 1 skate admission with skate rental, 1 Carrousel ride and 1 round of Mini-Golf!
SOUTH DOWNTOWN AREA
309 W 2ND AVE., STE 102
Mango Ink designs wall art, greeting cards, and invitations. Enjoy the sweet, tasty and unique designs by Ryan and Heidi of Mango Ink.
608 W. 2nd AVE.
Join us from 4-9pm, enjoy four current wine releases—Viognier, Chardonnay, Double Barrel Red, and Cabernet Sauvignon. Featuring the vivid, idyllic landscape paintings of artist Ricco diStefano.
MARKET PLACE WINE BAR
32 WEST 2ND AVE.
Home to EMVY and Bridgepress Cellars, join us for an evening of wine, art and music! Featuring artist Stacy Epley. Music by Maxie Mills.
ROBERT KARL CELLARS
115 W. PACIFIC AVE., Historic Warehouse District (aka SODO)
Please join us this Friday for great wine and fun, colorful & whimsical artwork by Debbie McCulley.
VINTAGE HILL CELLARS
319 W. 2ND AVE.
Hand-crafted art and furniture by John Dunning. John has a vision to see beauty and interest in cast away objects, giving them a new purpose. Using local, recycled wine barrels, John adds glass, metal and salvaged objects to enhance the natural oak of the barrel.
204 N. DIVISION, SUITE E
Featuring a mixed media installation by artist Sarah McGovern for January.
MAIN MARKET CO-OP
44 W. MAIN
Enjoy classical guitar music by Brett Gieber and Kathryn Bradshaw from 6-8pm . Also, try our daily deli specials and a great selection of beers and wine!
SARANAC ART PROJECTS
25 W. MAIN AVE.
Featuring MOTHERBOARD, by Danielle Hatch, which explores themes of motherhood, home and connectivity via the representation of domestic spaces in the digital realm and @57, by Tom O’Day, an installation that addresses “self” utilizing video, mixed media photographic drawings, discards, remnants and art remains. Reception.
STUDIO 66 ART GALLERY
104 S. DIVISION
GRAND OPENING! Come join us for First Friday! Featuring artists: Doyle Wheeler, Bill Werle, Christina Deubel, Ed Gilmore, Rick Davis and Kurt L. Schmierer. Reception from 5-10pm. Enjoy Sweet and Stout cupcakes, coffee, music, and more!
* Located in the Davenport District – DavenportDistrict.org