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Spokane Creators

Visual Art

Mary Welcome

Welcome brings a nuanced perspective to the contemporary field, as an organizer working in service to small town.

Connor Bacon

Photography is art. In every frame I blend artistic elements and principles together. By leaning heavily on analog methods I bring my art out in the journey of creating my images.

Erin Lang

I am a mixed-media artist motivated largely by texture, autobiographical experience, and the landscape of the Inland Northwest. I enjoy work in block printing, acrylic paints, and all sorts of recycled materials such as fabric and wood.

L A Jaeger - PourInSpiritDesigns

I mostly feature acrylics in various pouring techniques, and mixed media acrylics featuring the Geode technique

Emily Franklin

Clay is my happy place. I spend hours upon hours giggling with joy as the pieces I make bleed out of my jumbled and chaotic mind.

Hannah Charlton

Hannah Charlton creates medieval style miniature paintings, reviving a historical art form using modern materials and themes.

B. Pozzitive Bags

I create bags by upcycling/re-purposing used leather goods. Leather jackets become one-of-a-kind leather bags, etc.

Emily Hawkins

Emily Hawkins holds a BFA from The University of Utah. Currently based in Spokane, Washington, she is a visual artist who explores family life through abstract and antisentimental lenses, questioning the expectations placed on mothers as family historians.

Timothy Connor

Timothy specializes in nature and landscape photography and creative story building

Neicy Frey

Neicy uses color and composition to create movement and mood in each piece

Elise Beattie

Elise Beattie is a professional full-time painter who begins her pattern driven paintings with an adventurous pouring process. Using mixes of watercolors, acrylics and collage Elise creates images that combine a contemporary composition with a vivid imagination.

dick ibach

It is my intention to speak of the dichotomy of the human condition.

Angela Schneider

As a recovering journalist and newspaper reporter, I see your interaction in ways another photographer may not.

Jessica Berge

Nature has been a theme of my design along with stories and how we make meaning of the world around us.

Chelsea McIntire

Painting is my of pouring out all the stresses of the day and turning them into something unique.

Darrien Mack

Design is the overarching theme in my work.

Emylie "Millie" Keehner

Art is my power source, and the only thing that keeps me going most days.

LR Montgomery

Montgomery’s images float through the boundaries of realism and impressionism, reflecting a sensitivity and close interaction with the environment and the Northwest outdoor life style.

Chris Thompson

I have worked on a variety of project types; headshots, portraits, corporate events, video production, product photography, and weddings.

Michael Notar

Michael Notar is a cinematographer based in Spokane, Washington. His experience encompasses a range of diverse projects including feature films, episodic tv, commercials and documentaries

LorraineFire

I am an Artist, Jewelry Maker, and Cosplayer. My drawing style is close to anime style. I make wire elf ears, and other designs like dragon, angel wings, and demon wings. I also sew for cosplay and I've been making dragon plushies.

Caleb Walsh

Combining whimsy and humor, and primarily working with acrylic, Caleb creates visual art that spans the full range of emotional responses from heartbreak to hope.

Lori Myers

ArtWorksByLivelylor came about as a way to combine my love for the arts with a desire to support projects that work to improve people’s lives.

Douglas Copenspire

I am a graphic designer, content strategist, and content creator. My work has never failed to produce positive results.

Luis Brigman

Freddy Throne art works with different kinds of medium and content. As a freelance artist Luis Brigman of Freddy Throne art has designed posters, billboards, logos, and custom designs.

Olivia Evans

Olivia Evans is a multidisciplinary visual artist based in Spokane, WA, working in video, photography, drawing, and film.

Mike Scott

I’m an illustrator/designer living in Spokane.

Lacy DeAngelis

I believe in the human experience of photography. It is a way to appreciate, document, and treasure moments. I love how photography can open up our lives and our worlds to share with others, and give us a glimpse into worlds we may only imagine.

Sam Diaz

I am a psychedelic pop artist and clothing designer active in Spokane. I use a variety of mediums including paint, wheat paste, and digital art. I create brightly colored images with a strong use of texture, outline, and unique imagery.

Noah Koehoorn

Hi my name is Noah! I run Mezia media Spokane, a video production company in Spokane. We create a large variety of videos from corporate and advertising to music videos and wedding films. You can see my work and contact me about business inquiries at Mezia.myportfolio.com

Chris Wooley

I like photographing unique people and creating interesting artwork. Each person brings something special to the table and I use that as inspiration. Most of my work revolves around digital photography with select pieces augmented with photo manipulation in some way or another.

Chris Kelsey

I’m a clay artist making sculptural work as well as functional pottery. I fire much of my work in the wood fired kiln I built a few years back. The wood ash and atmosphere in the kiln creates surfaces unique to each firing.

Pam Adams

I’m a Spokane artist who recently retired. I picked up painting again a couple of years ago after a really long break. I’m still learning and love to see other artists' techniques. I like to work with watercolor, acrylics and pastels.

Erica Jacobs

Portrait and wedding photographer working alongside husband to document and preserve beautiful memories for our clients. We run a full service studio in Spokane Valley, where we also have a vision to foster a collaborative space for other photographers and creatives.

Amy Bomberger

Amy is the sole artist at Moonshadow Fluid arts. Her primary medium is fluid art including alcohol ink work and fluid acrylic pieces, but she dabbles in abstract acrylic canvas work as well.

Elizabeth Spruill

Elizabeth grew up in Ventura, CA and is now living in Spokane, WA with her two daughters and husband. She studied Art with an emphasis in Photography at UCSB. She loves horses, painting, going on adventures, and Skittles!

Amber Tyler

I have spent many years doing photography and then came to the conclusion that I needed to be doing work that not only made me happy, but also served a better and bigger purpose. Some may wonder how does boudoir photography serve a better and bigger purpose?

Mallorie Dietzel

Most people can't say that they are working their dream job... but I can. I have dreamt of being a photographer since I was a little girl posing my younger sisters and family dog to get just the right shot on my disposable camera.

Chris Elam

I want to be known as Spokane's most affordable professional photographer. I care about the things that matter: you, and your photos.

NW Crafted Macrame

My name is Macrame Megan. NW Crafted knots one of a kind macrame projects to make stunning decor from our home to yours. My love for crafting started as a young girl with my Omie and Mom. I started crocheting, needlepoint, sewing, and knotting up macrame when I was 7 years old.

Ari Nordhagen

I’m a published portrait, wedding, and food photographer based in Spokane, WA. Available for travel worldwide.

Karla Muniz

I LOVE photographing special milestones big and small. I specialize in graduation, senior photos and family and kids photos. In my heart every family should have the opportunity to capture their special moments to have for a lifetime.

Rick Harpman Hatter Bocook

Spokane chalk artist and street musician

Andrea Parrish

For as long as I can remember, I have not had a mind’s eye – the ability to visualize. Aphantasia has created an interesting relationship with art. The planets that have emerged gnaw at the edges of my memory in a way that seem to tease with what is just beyond conscious reach.

Steph Sammons

I have a background in theater design, and love working with materials of all types, in two and three dimensions. My current project is an Alphabet of Mythological Creatures, which I hope to make into a children's book one day soon!

Keely Honeywell

I'm an illustrator and designer, specializing in book design but open to all visual art.

Robyn Smith

Robyn is a Mixed Media Artist and Instructor who has a passion for guiding others to explore art in a way they might not have thought of before. Her work often includes repurposed items (old records, maps, old sheet music, patterns, tissue paper, found objects) and texture.

Susannah Ceramics

My name is Annie and I make ceramic artwork meant to be a part of your everyday. Currently I am crafting polymer clay earrings and jewelry - lightweight, modern, colorful and whimsical!

Karen Case

Karen creates one of a kind art pieces using a technique of pouring acrylic paint, to create beautiful color and pattern combinations.

Katherine Bell-Hanley

Making beautiful and useful art is my vocational standard. Design invites all kinds of people to engage with art in their daily routines by presenting useful or ordinary objects beautifully.

Adam Swensen

This is all an experiment in letting the creative expression out. After years of feeling the need to create but feeling trapped by a lack of “technical” abilities, I finally let myself paint. My work is an experiment of creativity, weirdness, and abstraction.

Mel Hewitt

Mel is a book artist whose skills currently lie in traditional and contemporary binding structures and finishing techniques, paper marbling, paste papers, and incorporating letter press, screen printing, and relief printing into her pieces.

Jenifer White

Psst! Hey you! Are you looking for that perfect stocking stuffer(s) or gift for your loved ones? LOOK NO MORE! I have a wide variety of things to choose from(even more than what's pictured!) That are unique Fluid Art Pieces! I also offer local Pacific Northwest photography!

Jansen Niccals

I work in a variety of mediums, traditionally; acrylic and watercolor painting, graphic design and illustration, character concept designs, and comic panels. I also dabble in digital illustrations and paintings.

Ryker Murdock

Ryker's favorite subjects to paint are detailed landscapes, abandoned areas and structures, as well as architectural portraits.

Crystal Madsen

Photographing people and capturing memories is what I do. Excelling at displaying emotion and genuine personality is my joy. Shooting boudoir and showing every woman that their body is sexy and powerful is my love.

Grace June

While a lot of my focus is commercial photography for organizations or branding, I graduated with a photography degree with the sole intent of making and showing art full time. My primary creative resources have been images that promote our amazing, enriching local businesses.

Marie Noorani

​​​My inspiration is the vague boundary between brokenness and wholeness, and the poetic coincidence of beauty and coarseness that characterize the human experience. I thoughtfully create paper from natural fibers & recycled material. Then, I destroy it.

CarLy Haney

My name is CarLy and I create baroque/gothic wall mounts using real taxidermy tarantulas. Each piece is hand-spread and completely unique, displayed without glass and allowing spectators to come as close as their courage may allow.

Wendy Zupan

I make one-of-a-kind mixed media pieces and sculpted whimsical puppetry from a land of Old World fiction. Illustrators such as Arthur Rackham and Sir John Tenniel fed my young mind and continue to inspire me.

Owen McAuley

Paintings and drawings using elements of the contemporary landscape, usually with Eastern Washington the setting, to express ideas about the human condition by proxy.

Vanessa Swenson

I am an artist, illustrator and designer that has worked on a wide range of creative projects. Exploring a variety of mediums in my artwork such as paint, paper, and pen and ink, I strive to create artworks inspired by the natural and botanical world of my Northwest home.

Amalia Fisch

Watercolor and oil painter of interiors and exteriors! I really enjoy painting outdoors and capturing our beautiful landscapes.

Sindhu Surapaneni

Sindhu Surapaneni is a young cultural enthusiast & an international storyteller. You will find that most of her artwork is very unique to represent different cultures and diversity.

Sally Jablonsky

Sally Jablonsky is a painter, illustrator, and traditional oldtime fiddle player and teacher. Through a range of media including drawing, painting, soft sculpture, and ceramics, Sally's work investigates what it means to have an animal body, and how it feels to be on the Earth.

Keely Liles

Hi my name is Keely Liles and I am a freelance multi-disciplinary artist with emphasis in media and film production. My artistic endeavors have long centered around the question "how does art change the world?" I am a photographer by nature and a filmmaker by practice..

Alissa "AJ" Lott

I am a lesbian teen who loves photography, art, and fashion. I customize military jackets and shoes. I also do jeans. My current work is pointed towards the BLM Movement, I do know a few local artists, Shantell Jackson, and Amber Hoit.

Stefani Rossi

I compose visual ruminations about the common narratives in which people routinely participate. I am interested in historic and contemporary rituals–both sacred and mundane–that we practice to discover, establish, understand and share our lives.

Lisa McKinney Kreymborg

Lisa is the daughter of an internationally collected wildlife and western painter and a renowned biotech director. The mix of the creative and the logical always felt like a pull of two very conflicted worlds.

Mallory Battista

Mallory Battista is a visual artist and writer who especially loves painting murals, blacksmithing, creating block prints, and making comics.

Victoria Coronado

Hello! I'm Victoria Coronado, a graphic designer and aspiring illustrator based in Spokane, WA. My motto for all of the work I do is "Design is storytelling, what story will you tell?" I believe that everyone has a story to tell.

Emma Noyes

Emma Noyes (Sinixt band of the Confederated Tribes of the Colville Reservation) is an artist, researcher, and educator living and working in Spokane, WA.

Posie Kalin

Posie Kalin is a professional artist and arts educator living in Spokane with her husband Avalon Kalin and two daughters. Her work covers a broad spectrum of art mediums including video, music, photography, installation, painting, sculpture and performance.

Janie Schnurr

A lifetime friend of mine said, “Your paintings are like looking into a delicate, very disciplined kaleidoscope.” I felt she understood and appreciated my intentions.

Joe Kimmel

With an aspiration to illustrate children's books, Joe's sketchbooks are filled with illustrations of the fanciful and fun.

Kay Lodahl

Thirty five years ago I discovered glass and all the phases of forming it into desirable art or functional pieces I could be proud of. As the years of discovery changed, I have settled into flameworking glass with a torch using soft glass and borosilicate glass.

Dylan Le

Local free range grass fed Spokane based photographer. I specialize in automotive, journalistic, and documentary style photography. I believe in humanizing people and machines through the powers and magic of capturing images.

Nicole Locker

I strive to connect others and create the most value for the viewer through my intricate levels of detail. I enjoy telling a story through added music with my series of artwork within a piece. All have hidden meanings.

Miguel Maltos Gonzales

Miguel is a Chicano artist blending his Mexican and American heritage into a visual representation of being bicultural. Two mediums make a single piece bringing awareness to living two cultures simultaneously.

Christy Branson

“My work is all about process: the action of slowly adding thin layers of melted wax and pigment to a wood surface. I love the physicality of the process and my paintings are not as much “painted” as they are built...” -Christy Branson, Artist

Jamey Cunningham

I print my computer manipulated photography and add paint or mixed media on top of that.

Kimber Follevaag

I am a fiber artist living in Spokane Washington. I like to experiment with fibers and use them in untraditional ways. I have been featured in several gallery shows, including Terrain Gallery in Spokane, Emerge Gallery in Coeur d’ Alene and the Jacklin Arts Center.

Erica Watts

I specialize in hand crafted miniatures for dollhouses and displays. My products range from custom designed dollhouses and roomboxes to hand painted textiles and custom built furniture.

Bevie LaBrie

My life passions working as an art therapist, wilderness instructor and youth worker, and exploring the world through climbing rocks, travel and mountainous beauty fuel my art. I’m inspired by life and nature in all its forms.

Aaron Smith

I began painting local scenery after I bought an art print by Zuane "Canaletto" who specialized in painting the canals of Venice. So my paintings of Spokane which by today's standards are commonplace, may well be a document to an ever changing fast paced era.

Nathan Schnebly

Nathan Schnebly’s drawings are a visual reflection of his time as a graffiti artist and love for illustration.

Jamie Thompson

Fine Artist Jamie Thompson has exhibited in various galleries located in the United States as well as internationally. She works with a combination of printmaking, drawing, painting and collage, which deal with themes of memory, family, home, nature and the ephemeral.

Byron Holley

I am a freelance artist that has been drawing for 33 years of my life. I enjoy drawing self portraits, cartoons, anime, scenery, comics and animals. After I’m finished with each project I get a great amount of joy from each illustration I dedicate myself to.

Dario Ré

Dario Ré has a multifaceted practice including painting, assemblage, installation, video, performance, sound and songwriting.

Stefanie Meade

Stefanie Meade is a multidisciplinary artist, writer, and former military brat who now resides in Spokane. She does illustrations and paintings in a variety of mediums, makes wire wrapped jewelry, and pours her own resin pieces.

Kristine Renfro

Kristine Renfro is the creator and owner of Finding Nature. She hand makes jewelry of all different styles and vibes, and is a multi-media artists who loves creating one of kind pieces.

Christina Deubel

Born and raised in the Pacific Northwest, adventure is in Christina's blood. If she is not off hitting a trail, she is buried in her studio making her best attempt to show you the world through her eyes.

Joshua Martel

I’ve had the pleasure of painting over 50 legal murals around the United States of America. I strive to stimulate and bring forth new thoughts within the communities I paint in, as well as showcasing their community to bring a sense of pride, joy, and momentum.

Gay Waldman

My approach with each new art piece is an exploration of how far I can push my original photographs. I constantly create new designs by enhancing colors, adding shapes, and manipulating the elements of form. In the simplest description, it is pure fun!

Callie McCluskey

Callie McCluskey is a contemporary artist who graduated from Washington State University in 2019 with degrees in Fine Arts as well as Digital Technology and Culture. Her subject matter finds inspiration from the people and situations that surround her.

Bear Creek Mercantile

We are a non-profit Artist Co-op, founded in 2016 to serve the local community in the Chattaroy / Elk, WA area.

Warrior Artworks

Requests are encouraged, so test my boundaries.

Debra O'Sullivan

I am a prolific artist who is currently working with metal.

Violet Green

I create art from my soul with the love from my heart.

Chelsie Sunde

Chelsie Sunde is an artist and photographer who is proud to call Spokane her hometown.

Larry Ellingson

Many of us daydream and wander through our imaginations. I bring back souvenirs.

Teresa Kershaw

"...I am so passionate about my work. I hope that people see my paintings and come away with some of the emotion I felt when I painted each piece..."

Kathryn Alexander

Alexander’s spiritual background, including 45 years of meditation, is foundational for her focus on capturing the essence of things in her photography.

Karen Vo

Karen Vo is a visual artist working in primarily gouache and graphite. Spoiled by the scenery and wildlife of Washington state all of her life, her art attempts to capture the beauty and motion of animals and plant life, with an affinity for birds.

Joshua Thomas

Hello, I'm a graphic designer, illustrator, and motion designer with a huge passion for what I do. My name is Joshua Thomas and I'm just a human being designing for human beings.

Kaitlin Nuetzmann

Nuetzmann is a stay-at-home Mom who loves creating art and playing piano in her spare time.

Factory Town

We see art as our common language and stories as our currency. We bring people and organizations together through thoughtful visuals and memorable experiences.

Colleen Lake

Fused glass at its best!

JJ Harty

Woodworking, guerilla art, installation art, top turning, metal casting, ceramics, deconstruction art, painting, post-analog art.

JM Adamshaspert

Jonathan Adamshaspert is a Spokane based photographer and award winning Pacific Northwest Platinum & Palladium Printmaker.

Frankie Benka

I have been doing photography for 50 years. As an artist, I don’t limit myself to one medium.

Derrick Freeland

Derrick Freeland is a local illustrator, author, and educator, the founder and editor in chief of Spokane Sequential and Bottlecrow Publications.

Debbie Hughbanks

Debbie is an artist that is passionate about the creation of art and finds her inspiration all around her studio located in northeastern Washington State.

Sydney Croteau

Photorealistic colored pencil drawings of wildlife and other subjects on airbrushed backgrounds.

Amber C Smith

I'm a photographer and graphic designer who has spent most of my life traveling and taking photos. I shoot on a variety of cameras, mostly film and some digital. Nature, abandoned places, moody scenes.

Hannah Pomante

Born in Spokane, Washington, Hannah Pomante is an environmental artist who explores the various ways in which to portray the natural world around us. She specializes in printmaking and public art, exhibiting her work throughout the Northwest.

Pamela Van Kirk

For me, Art and Music are my Divine sanctuary. It is the place where I can let go of any outcome, where I witness the creation becoming.

Brenda O'Quin Art

I am a contemporary abstract artist that works with mixed media and acrylics. I begin a piece with colors in mind but without any predetermined ideas of what the finished work is going to look like.

Katelyn Reed

"Art gives me direction. I work in any medium that strikes my interest and expresses the heart of my ideas; be they silly and light-hearted, or painful and deeply felt. All of my work contains elements of who I am, and the life journey I am on."

Tiffany Patterson

My work is playful and uses repetition of patterns as visual texture and meditation. All mediums are fair game. I regularly bounce between mixed media painting, illustration, murals, ceramics, and installation art and I’m always ready to embrace the next sparkly thing.

Emmanuel Corral

Artist, Graphic Designer, Marketing Manager

Theresa Henson

The movement is a pattern that generously and infinitely responds to that which inspires growth.

Arlon Rosenoff

Everywhere I look, I see a painting. I have a great appreciation for the light, texture, and geometry that occur in nature and in life.

Nancy Reid Isaak

Nancy is an award winning, internationally collected artist. Nancy works with acrylic and pastels and loves expressions in vivid colors.

Stacie Boyer

Stacie is a visual artist and muralist. With a passion for public art, she has worked with The Spokane Civic Theatre, Spokane Arts and The City of Liberty Lake, WA.

Chrysta Kay

My work is heavily influenced by nature and how humans interact and connect with the natural world.

Diane Covington

Diane Covington, Sanpoil Band of Colville Confederated Tribes and Spokane Tribe of Indians, born near Salinas California in 1961 - is an emerging acrylic painter and mixed media artist now living near Wellpinit Washington.

Antonio Romero

Antonio continually challenges himself by experimenting in different styles, techniques, mediums including acrylic painting, drawing, photography, sculpture and now digital art.

Ellen Picken

Though I have many artistic outlets, my main motivator these days is designing and installing large scale murals. I love working with the public to create art that they love to live with.

Caili Hartman

Caili Hartman is a fine art photographer in the Spokane area.

Anna Shawver

Anna is a happily married mom of three who began creating her work while she was a stay-at-home-mom in 2016. She now creates to spread joy with her art.

Michael Dinning

I create primarily large scale narrative sculptures and wall pieces, employing painted canvasses combined with a wide variety of found objects. My goal is to present something that is immediately engaging, consistently compelling, and leaves a lasting impression.

Allen and Mary Dee Dodge

We work collaboratively in iron, copper and vitreous enamels as well as wood, paint, paper and more.

Matt Smith

Matt Smith is a multidisciplinary visual artist residing in Spokane. His main passion lies in painting, but can never do one thing for too long without experimenting and moving into a new direction.

Larry Bergman

Larry has dabbled in various art media over many years but prefers drawing in pencil and finishing in ink.

Carol Schmauder

Carol has paintings in collections nationwide and has won numerous awards. She experiments with different styles of art and is best known for a fun style of starting with a traditional subject and creating sections of warm and cool colors playing off of each other.

Ryan Sanders

I get to sculpt, fabricate, mold, cast, and paint all sorts of wonderful, weird, bizarre creations.

Tom Quinn

Originally from Great Falls, Montana, I grew up surrounded by art -- mostly nostalgic celebrations of the Old West. I attended Gonzaga University and spent my junior year in Florence. There I became enamored of the serene beauty of Renaissance painting.

Ildiko Kalapacs

Ildikó grew up in socialist Hungary in the 70s under Soviet occupation. She studied in Hungary and at Eastern Washington University and has worked in the folk dance/research field in the US and Hungary. Her work is greatly influenced by both cultures.

Janelle Cordero

Janelle Cordero is an interdisciplinary artist and educator living in the seventh most hipster city in the U.S. Both her writing and her paintings are sparse narratives that emphasize the disconnected nature of the human condition.

Catee Ng

I am a cake artist! I create custom pieces for customers for birthdays, weddings, anniversaries, corporate events. . . basically anything that needs dessert.

John D. Moore

Spokane photographer John D. Moore created a goal of showcasing (photographing) Spokane architecture, landscapes, and local historical features after dark.

Scott Shumake

The fire pits have been such a hit that I know I’ve found my calling: to be a Creator.

Ira Gardner

Ira Gardner has been a photographer for over 30 years.

Janet Crosby

I work with both a torch and a kiln to create unique pieces of wearable and functional (fused glass) art pieces.

Serenity Williams

I hope my art, and my writing, can help inspire others who are struggling through various obstacles in life. A reminder to... Never give up.

Greg Saue

A painter in oils and watercolors for over fifty years.

Robin Kahn

Robin Kahn has a passion for making jewelry.

Kay O'Rourke

Narrative realist artist. painting and assemblage art

Jill Smith

Jill Smith is a ceramic artist who offers pottery lessons in her studio at the ClayFox Clay School

Megan Perkins

Megan Perkins is an artist, teacher, and native of the Pacific Northwest. She lives in Deer Park, WA and works primarily in watercolor with a love of color and expressive line.

Karen Mobley

Karen Mobley is an artist, writer and arts consultant. Karen exhibits her work throughout the Northwest.