The Courtyard, 360 East Ave.—Celebrating colors of fall! Historic and contemporary paintings by Stephen Broderick, Russell Chatham, Michael Coleman, Brandon Cook, David Dixon, Glen Edwards, Tom Howard, Jack Koonce and Bert Phillips reveal the spectrum of season's change.
320 First Avenue N., Sun Valley Road and First Avenue—Friesen Gallery celebrates this autumn with an exciting group exhibition "Art & Optimism" as the Gallery nears its 25th anniversary this December, "The Silver Summit." Also on view, "Look into My Eyes"—paintings, mosaic and embroidery by Mary Josephson.
GAIL SEVERN GALLERY
400 First Ave.—The Gail Severn Gallery presents "Marks and Conversations II," a group showing of contemporary painting and sculpture. Sculpture artists include Margaret Keelan, Julie Speidel and Jun Kaneko. Paintings by Gary Komarin, Squeak Carnwath, Raphaëlle Goethals and Cole Morgan will also be exhibited. "A Sense of Place XVI" is a group exhibition of landscape artists including Victoria Adams, James Cook, Ted Waddell, Laura McPhee and Jan Rosen. "Nature" will show the works of Brad Rude, Chris Reilly, Allison Stewart and Ed Musante. All three shows will be on exhibit until late November.
320 First Ave.—New works will include Yehouda Chaki's vibrant silk-screened landscapes in addition to monoprints by Cynthia Fusillo. Held over due to popularity, the stunning exhibit of photos of dogs in cars by London's Martin Usborne will continue, and the upstairs gallery will feature the thick impasto abstract oil paintings by Zhang He.
400 First Ave.—"Expect the Unexpected." This is the time of year where to enjoy festival-goers and the reemergence of locals. It is a time for to gather after busy, and often hectic, summer to get down to what is really important: appreciating art for art's sake. This exhibition is a hand-picked eclectic mix designed to invoke smiles and curiosity. Among others, Gilman is pleased to include photographs by Sue Dumke from her collection titled "Hemingway's Paris." These images of Hemingway's favorite locales in the City of Lights are sure to take you back in time to Hemingway's days of "A Moveable Feast." Plan on taking part in a festive, fun atmosphere just a little askew from the Gallery Walk scene you may have come to expect.
271 First Ave.—A group exhibition showcases the work of a selection of artists who will be featured over the winter season. Still life and landscape imagery will be on display in addition to several paintings depicting sheep to coincide with the Trailing of the Sheep Festival. Some of the included artists are Lori McNee, Steven Lee Adams, Linda St. Clair and Fred Choate, and the gallery will introduce the work of upcoming Utah artist Hadley Rampton.
SUN VALLEY CENTER FOR THE ARTS
191 Fifth St.—The Center celebrates the opening of "Awkward Stage: Adolescence and Identity," an exploration of what it means to be a teenager in the 21st century. The exhibit features photography, paintings and a sculptural installation by artists Pamela DeTuncq, Miguel Farias and Allison Reilly, Jona Frank, Lauren Greenfield, Matthew Hayes, Leela Cyd Ross and Richard Ross and Lauren Marie Taylor, plus contributions by local teens. Hailey-based artists Pamela DeTuncq and Matthew Hayes will speak about their work at 6 p.m.
360 East Ave.—The mountains, wildlife and people of Sun Valley have inspired artists for generations. Expressions Gallery offers contemporary and traditional works capturing the unique lifestyle of the American West.
FIRST AVENUE CONTEMPORARY GALLERY
360 First Ave.—Ricco DiStefano continues to captivate audiences with his "Shadowman Landscapes" presenting brilliant canvases with the silhouetted shadowman in the foreground. View the creative art work of Ruth Moen whose colorful primal designs come to life in her bowls, trays, and rugs. Joe Castle, and Judy Wytmyre, Idaho landscapes continue to captivate. For collectors, well known northwest artist Kenneth Callahan presents work of guache on masonite.
JEANNIE CATCHPOLE & STEVE BEHAL ART SHOW
300 N. Main St., between Starbucks and The Pioneer Saloon—Break out for a new series integrating previous realistic watercolors with fresh new abstractions of energy and hot layers of color.
LYN TONERI-R.C. HINK Gallery
400 Sun Valley Rd.—Lyn Toneri presents a dynamic collection of landscape, floral and wildlife watercolors. They are available as original, limited-edition offset lithographs and giclee prints. A flamboyant interpretation of the West carved in wood by R.C. Hink includes hats, boots, bars tools, beds, armoires, lamps, desks and wildlife sculptures. In addition, Hink has ceiling creations from the bottom of the pond.