Tom Quinn Paintings Take the Ordinary Out of Context

Even if you don’t know the name of our next artist, you most certainly have seen his work. You may remember seeing artist Tom Quinn perched atop scaffolding, painting the mural at Division and Sprague a couple summers ago.  That same underpass he had painted 21 years earlier.  You will also see his work while driving down…

Cheryl Halverson ~ Watermedia and Collage

We are pleased to welcome Cheryl Halverson’s watermedia and collage pieces to the Liberty Building for the October 7th reception of “Flootie at the Liberty.”  Cheryl’s scientific background and love for the outdoors are the inspiration for these beautiful mixed media pieces.  Take a few minutes to learn more about Cheryl and how she comes…

Nora Egger ~ Impressionist Oils

Another fantastic  artist to include in the October lineup, we introduce to you Nora Egger.  Take a few minutes to get to know Nora and the heart behind her tranquil desert oil paintings. Have you always painted in oils? Have you been creative all of your life or what lead you to painting? I started…

Liz Calderwood ~ Pure Expression

The artwork of Liz Calderwood is an expression of pure emotion. In today’s  world we are bombarded by imagery which is far removed from it’s original source. To stand before a piece of artwork which is a reflection of the heart is truly a treat.  We look forward to showing Liz’s paintings in “Flootie at the…

Bari Cordia Federspiel Watercolor Paintings

“Look around – how dull and blank our world would be without the gifts of artisans around the world. Art reflects our culture, our economy, our heredity, everything.” Bari Cordia Federspiel Bari Cordia Federspiel, who works exclusively in watercolor – on paper and canvas will be sharing her bright colors and imaginative themes  with the…

Mitchell Pluto ~ The Art of Consciousness

The Liberty Gallery is excited to welcome the artwork of Montana artist Mitchell Pluto. Mitchell’s paintings are specializing in Radiology of the Collective Unconsciousness. He is a practicing surrealist since 1997. Mitchell Pluto’s themes include consciousness, healing and nature.  Mitchell will be in the house for the October 7th artist reception “Flootie at the Liberty”…

Flootie at the Liberty

The Liberty Gallery is pleased to announce our next artist reception, October 7th First Friday, where we will be joining forces with the artists of Flootie to fill the building with the artwork of over 20 northwest artists. For those of you that are not familiar with Flootie I figured this would be a good time…

Ildikó Kalapács ~ Art Shaped Through Philosophy Toward Life

The Liberty Gallery is pleased to welcome back the work of Ildikó Kalapács for October.  Since Ildikó last showed in the building she has been working on new pieces which include more mixed media and different materials and objects.  Thus expanding her visual vocabulary as well as working toward exhibitions where she explores some current social issues.  …

Kay West ~ The Art of Deterioration

The photographs of Kay West offer an up close look into unexpected places.  Gritty texture, smooth lines & peeling paint transform decay and deterioration into nostalgia and whimsy.  Learn more about Kay’s work and passions in the interview below. I’m certain I was born with some sort of tool clutched in my fat little fist. Raised in a…

Von Dago, The Master of Pinstriping

When I was asking around for artists that would fit into a car themed art show, I got one answer over and over… Von Dago. Von Dago specializes in the one of a kind personalized Art of “Hand Pinstriping” ~ that’s been done the same way for over 100 years!  You can find his work on…

Don Belcher ~ The Road Less Traveled

In a world with deadlines, guidelines, rules and meeting other people’s expectations, my photography is the one thing that I have complete control of and complete freedom to shoot what I want. My work is what I see and how I see it. It’s a visual record of the places I’ve been and the people I’ve met….

Travis Chapman ~ Overachieving Animator

Travis Chapman is another of our featured artists for June 3rd First Friday Artist Reception.  You will be able to find Travis’ humorous, yet incredibly well executed paintings on the Liberty Building Mezzanine throughout the summer.  He combines symbolism and historical figures in a uncommon ways to achieve a sense of both comedy and tragedy….