What do you think the window looks like, NOW?

July 10, 2014 § Leave a comment


This image is from the weekend after the opening of our current show.

Otis Bardwell covered the window with clay, and drew in the clay by pushing his fingers into the moist clay. The bricks are also drawings.

And, if you look closely, Otis made an Ampersand in the clay. You can see the contrast between the brick outlines and swirl in the clay in contrast to the finger marks.

It’s a nice compliment of organic material’s lines in frames of bricks, and then the human marks producing the human mark of language.

We will keep this short, and cut it here, because we can see a rhetorical investigation looming ahead, like a deep cliff of interest.

We will be back soon from this fall into a reverie.

Come visit!

Sitters this week

July 10th – 12th

Thursday: Lisa Nappa from noon to 5:00

Friday: Lance from noon to 4:00

Hannah from 4:00 to 8:00

Saturday: Nancy from Noon to 4:00

Roger from 4:00 to 8:00


Here is one of the show stoppers

July 10, 2014 § Leave a comment


This is one of the Ampersands that has been drawing a lot of attention. There is either a chuckle of recognition, or playful reaction as visitors come to see this on the walls.

Come to see the piece in-itself.

But, maybe it’s not “in-itself though. Maybe that’s just how you see it.

We’d love to see you.

This week: We meet Hoopfest

June 26, 2014 § Leave a comment


Yes, It’s Hoopfest.

A full set of streets, activities, and delights.

It’s lovely to see so much activity in the center of Spokane. We love to see folks come to town, visit with friends, and catch-up on what’s going on in the area.

We have works by Bernadette Veilbig and Otis Bardwell fill the gallery.

Bernadette’s collection has a couple of audio/video pieces we love. You can hear them through headphones. They are little screens, but enjoyable. She is working on a couple of different ideas about losing and looking.


Otis is investigating an idea handed down to us from the First Century and the Romans! He then moved it a bit closer to our period and thought of the Byzantines and their delightful approach to things.

You can see the physical documentation of his research in the gallery.


Sitting this week:

Thursday: Larry

Friday: Bernadette from Noon to Four, and

Otis & Bernadette from Four to Eight!

Saturday: Katie Creyts From Noon to Four, and

Joh Faulks from Four to Eight.

See you in the Streets and the Gallery


A Little Touch of Grace

June 7, 2014 § Leave a comment

When we were in the space today, we saw this wonderful little touch.

We have a couple places in the house to put this piece.

It would do well above the text generator, a reminder of what we can do when we don’t think in straight lines.

Otis has Drawings as Well

June 6, 2014 § Leave a comment

Did we forget to mention the drawings Otis has in the space?

Ampersand on gold

Here is one of the drawings in the show for tonight. It’s a wonderful piece that sits lusciously in the space.

A bit of an icon to the written word,

or to the internet.

Or to the process of telling stories about what we have seen.

And Otis has a great collection

June 6, 2014 § Leave a comment


We would love to have you come by this evening.

Otis has a great collection of works in the space.

He is focusing on a shape, and then what can you do with the shape. All sorts of permutations. Loads of material options.

Come by and say hello!


It’s A Busy Night: Friday June 6th

June 5, 2014 § Leave a comment

Our heads are swimming with all the activity going on in town on Friday.

We have a reception form 6 to 9 PM on Friday!

Bernadette and Otis will be in the space and have a grand collection of works.

You can find some images on Facebook at our site and Bernadette’s FB site.

We will post other listing as we find them, and as we put them into some order.

Just to mention two quickly: There is a project at the plaza next to city hall. It’s named Collision. It’s a project to draw attention to a number of activities around town.

And there is something at The White Room, 117 W Pacific Ave. WE are told it’s something about the Lacuna, or something like that. It’s from 6 to 10. They have music, art and other things. It looks like a pop-up gallery, and is looking good.


More Thursday, as we collect information, and our thoughts.

Rest-up, be ready, It’s going to be a fun night to welcome the warm weather, and the start of the warm season. It looks to be a beautiful night.

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