see the world in art
Express Arts Editor
time to trade in the hiking shoes for some slightly finer walking shoes,
as Friday marks the August Gallery Walk in Ketchum. Galleries around
town will have their doors open, artists in attendance and their newest
art on display from 6 to 9 p.m.
your interests lie with Western art, or photography, or more abstract
painting, there will be art to please just about everyone. Gail Severn
Gallery has painted glass sculpture by Therman Statom, while Kneeland
Gallery up the street will display the work of several artists
participating in Kneeland’s annual plein air event held this week.
Anne Reed Gallery is putting on a group show of works inspired by the
written word. In a similar vein, Larry Fodor’s work, at Friesen
Gallery, is often likened to a literary form: Haiku. His elegant and
sparse paintings hold moments in time. Marlies Stroes von Thun, who
shows at Gallery Oscar, takes a different approach, employing bold and
colorful oils on canvas.
is just scratching the surface of mediums and styles on display Friday.
Thirty-three galleries will be offering art, some fine hors d’oeuvres
and lively conversation. What more could you ask for?
following galleries are members of the Sun Valley Gallery Association:
140 Sun Valley Rd.
The gallery is
pleased to announce its reopening with an exhibition featuring the work
of National Geographic journalist Jeremy Schmidt and photographer David
Edwards. Schmidt and Edwards have done research into shamanism in
northern and western Mongolia.
391 First Ave. N.
"New Paintings" by Robert Kelly, an acknowledged master of
beautiful surfaces. North Gallery: "Books Without Pages," a
group exhibition of works inspired by books. Sculpture Garden: A group
exhibition including work by Thomas Ostenberg, Richard Swanson and
over-sized bronze bulls by Peter Woytuk.
Sixth Street and Leadville Avenue
Century Fine Art: "Landscapes of the West" features local and
regional paintings by Stephen Broderick, Russell Chatham, David Dixon,
Robert Grogran and Tom Howard, as well as a selection of turn of the
century Western landscapes.
Sun Valley Road and First Avenue
Moment." Larry Fodor paints with the ability to recognize a moment
requiring observation and contemplation. To Fodor, painting liberates
the moment from being lost in the past. Deftly illuminating his
canvases, he translates these moments into paint, challenging the viewer
to explore the depths of self.
First Avenue and Fourth Street
Kathy Moss oil paintings featuring silhouettes of organic forms. Gallery
II: Therman Statom, fabricated and painted glass sculpture. Gallery III:
Robet McCauley, paintings merging narrative and wildlife imagery.
Viewing room: Jun Kaneko, large scale ceramic sculpture and paintings.
271 First Ave. N.
three-day event, the viewer is invited to watch and learn from eight of
the gallery’s premier plein air painters at work in the valley. Steven
Lee Adams, Jack Braman, Louise DeMore, John Horejs, Linda Lillegraven,
Barbara McKee, Bart Walker and Robert Moore will participate. Today the
artists will paint at the SNRA. Thursday, they will be at several
locations in the north valley. The work will be exhibited for Gallery
661 Sun Valley Rd.
Paris influenced the impressionistic landscapes by Cydette Vikander,
featuring unique pastels of the Northwest.
SNYDER GALLERY & STUDIO
planet earth … in Milky Way galaxy … surrounded by universe …
calling myself gus …galactic universal self … photographin’ …
seein’ … bein’ a part of … communicatin’ … lookin’ thru
nature’s window of perception … trying to interpret REAL.
VALLEY CENTER FOR THE ARTS
191 Fifth St.
Jefferson Suite: An Installation by by Carrie Mae Weems" and
"Genetically Engineered Mice: Photographs by Catherine Chalmers."
Gallery hours: Monday through Friday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., and Saturday, 11
a.m. to 5 p.m.
JOSEPH KINNEBREW GALLERY
653 Sun Valley Rd.
Boudoir," new paintings by Joseph Kinnebrew. Intimate
thoughts/intimate subjects … messages on canvas. A painter records
exotic visions of his journey.
360 East Ave. N. (The Courtyard)
Gallery is featuring the visual excitement of artist Eric Eberhard’s
floral paintings of Idaho.
not members of the Sun Valley Gallery Association, these galleries and
shops also display artworks for the gallery walk:
400 Sun Valley Rd.
originals and works of art. Exhibiting ceremonial masks and statues,
trade beads, Shona art, Zulu baskets and much more.
520 Fourth St.
western movie posters, American folk art and Navajo textiles.
511 Sun Valley Rd.
gem sculpture of Lawrence Stoller. Stoller’s pieces include not only
rare gems but some of the largest in the world, many of them weighing
131 First Ave. N.
all natural rugs, antique collector’s pieces, wood furnishings,
decorative artifacts, architectural elements, textiles, hardware,
blankets, pillows, jewelry and more.
200 S. Main St.
features a new selection of Native American pottery, art, and jewelry.
BOLOIX FINE ARTS
220 First Ave., N.
collection of works on paper by Henri Matisse. Also showing reverse
perspective paintings by Patrick Hughes—a major figure in contemporary
British art—and linoleum cuts by Picasso.
131 Fourth St., E., Suite 330
The works of
internationally-acclaimed contemporary artist Emanuael will be featured
at the debut opening of Gallery DeNovo. The Gallery’s focus is on
fresh, new contemporary art from around the globe.
291 First Ave. N.
extensive works by Marlies Stroes von Thun. Her oil-on-canvas works are
bold, colorful, compelling and captivating. In a departure from the
norm, she likes to mix paint directly on the canvas in splotches and
360 East Ave., The Courtyard
Vint and Linda
Hughes specialize in fine jewelry designs with precious gemstones and
gold. Come see fine pearls, rocks and minerals from around the world.
371 N. Main St.
distinctive limited edition photography by Tom Mangelsen. Dedicated to
the appreciation of the protection of wildlife. Come see beautiful
ANDERSON FINE ART PHOTOGRAPHY
400 Sun Valley Road
displays his "Limited Edition Photographs" alongside his wife
Hillary’s antiques and treasures. Many of Kirk’s images are from his
recent book, "Idaho Discovered." He also has a new set of
TONERI-R.C. HINK GALLERY
400 Sun Valley Rd.
Lynn Toneri and wood sculptor R.C. Hink have moved back to their
favorite former location on Sun Valley Road. Enjoy the whimsical art in
a more intimate setting. Soon Lynn will release the giclee prints of her
paintings "Baldy and the Big Wood" and "Another
119 Lewis St.
Wiley is one
of the most important contemporary artists to emerge from the San
Francisco Bay Area. Levinthal’s Poloroids explore the Wild West.
131 W. 4th St.
Thia Konig is showing America the Beautiful—from the Lincoln Memorial
to the Grand Canyon. Also abstract scenics and erotic photography by
390 Walnut Ave.
will feature nature photography from North America and Africa.
ART GLASS GALLERY
Sun Valley Road and East Avenue
The Roland Art
Glass Gallery will be showing new work by glass artists Danelle Blade
and Stephen Gartner.
371 N. Main St. (Across from the Chamber)
selection of fine Chinese antiques dating back to 15th and 16th
century Ming, and 18th and 19th century Qing
Dynasties. A favorite source of antiques for decorators and collectors.
New shipment just arrived.
300 N. Main St.
The bright and
whimsical paintings of Ted Haggarty.
431 Walnut Ave.
turn-of-the-century antiques and tribal artifacts tucked into one of
Ketchum’s oldest historical cabins. Antique Navajo rugs and blankets,
furniture, folk art, jewelry, basketry and pottery.
North Main and Tenth Street Center
spirit of the West through the photography of David R. Stoecklein. New
to the Stoecklein collection of coffee table books are "Spirit of
the West" and "The American Paint Horse."
BAY and THE CRYSTAL GALLERY
230 N. Main St.
unique eclectic furnishings and gifts. Museum quality crystals of the
world. Fine art, estate jewelry, feng shui, energy, mystery and magic.
211 Sun Valley Road
experience from Gallup, N.M., Western, Native American art, jewelry,
pottery kachinas baskets, metal sculpture, pawn and home decor.
620 Sun Valley Rd.
eclectic presentation of nationally known artists. Emphasizing bold
color and visual impact. Temporarily located behind TopNotch Furniture.