Friday, January 23, 2015

Celebrating 30 years in Business

This year marks a milestone of 30 years here at Spokane's Pacific Flyway Gallery.
Established by Mike Cochran in the original downtown Paulsen Building location in 1985, in later years on East Sprague Ave., and now in the wonderful new location on Dishman-Mica Road in Spokane Valley with owners Holly and Charles Swanson, Pacific Flyway Gallery has continued to grow. With a variety of art works by local, regional and nationally known artists, and the finest in framing services by Holly's Framing, the gallery has remained ever true in the mission of providing the Spokane area with the best in art and framing.
Holly & Charles Swanson
In celebrating our 30th year, we thought it would be a great opportunity to spotlight many of the the artists that have made this gallery great. Over the next year we will pay tribute to 30 artists over the 30 years with classic art as well as featuring their newest endeavors.
Today we continue to be an authorized dealer for the six largest publishers of Limited Edition Art, with art works available from Greenwich Workshops, Mill Pond Press,Wild Wings, Sommerset House, Hadley House, Apple Jack and others.
If you are a fan or collector of a particular artist from any of these publishers, let us know and we'll keep you updated on new works by these artists.

Spotlight on Robert Bateman:

One of the art world's most preeminent wildlife artists, Robert Bateman continues to be one of the most collected Limited Edition Portfolios of wildlife art.

Midnight Black Wolf
Since the early days of the gallery, Robert Bateman has been a perennial favorite, having had the pleasure of hosting Robert here in Spokane on numerous occasions, we have contributed in building his following here significantly over the years.

Robert Bateman
As in the past, we are proud to offer numerous pieces of his classic works as well as his most recent. We invite collectors to visit with us and allow us to show you what works are available.

Winter Run Bull Moose.

Spotlight on Terry Isaac:
Another of our most collected published artists is Terry Isaac.
As with Bateman, we have had the pleasure of featuring this artist personally at the gallery, and he has always been a big hit with our clientele. 

Rufus & Rhoadies
Terry has a delightful way with capturing the delicate nature of  birds in their environment with the mood and light subtleties.

Kindred Spirits
Terry's work covers a vast variety of subject matters in his story telling with the settings for his wildlife, one of the reasons for the  appeal to his ever growing following.

Rocky Trails
Terry speaks to many of the natural iconic subjects of our region, as in Rocky Trails. We'd love to show you what we have in house and what art works are currently available from Terry's portfolio.

We will continue to feature many of the artists that have contributed to our 30 successful years in Spokane in the weeks and months ahead. We will also be featuring a number of special events. We hope you will take the chance to join in our celebration. Thank you for making Pacific Flyway Gallery your choice, thirty years and counting! 

Thursday, December 18, 2014

Year End Inventory Blow Out!

Your invited to join us for our "Year End Inventory Blow Out". What a great time of the year to take advantage of these prices, Tell your friends to join you and make a path to the gallery to get in on Holly's Mad Price Mark Down on paintings, prints, jewelry, sculpture, Christmas decorations and gift items of all kinds!

Stephen Lyman
 The sale includes work by Stephen Lyman, Bev Doolittle, Carl Brenders, Tom Bowman, Tom Hanson, 
Framed limited Editon art for as low as $99!
Lyman $99.00

"SpitFire" print framed $125.00

We wish you and your family a Happy and Healthy New Year...
 The sale goes from now until Christmas Eve. 

Monday 22nd 10-5
Tuesday 23rd  10-5
Wednesday 24th 10-2

Hurry in and Don't miss it! 

The Gallery will be closed from Dec. 25-Jan.6 so we can all spend time with our families. 

Saturday, December 6, 2014

Holiday Time is here...

The Holiday's are upon us, we've got the gallery all decked out and we're excited about all the new art work and gift items we have to share with you.
We'd like to invite you to join us for our
Annual Holiday Open House,
Thursday, Dec. 11th from 5pm-8pm.

Cold Creek Stage Stop by Sandra Bergeron
This year we are featuring Sandra Bergeron's Holiday Collection,
Sandra is a nationally known artist now living in the Northwest. She is a featured artist with the well known "Leaning Tree" line of cards and products; we're excited to have a large selection of her originals and prints.
Sandra Bergeron's artwork has adorned greeting cards, puzzles,
needlepoint designs, and much more. Of particular interest has been her work depicting Christmas subjects of the Holiday season. In a way Sandra has fulfilled one of her primary artistic goals by reproducing her images to grace objects of everyday life.

We are also featuring our 14th annual Miniature Show, including many local artists and our Rare & Collectible LTD Print Sale continues.
Stop by and enjoy the art work of Spokane Valley artist  Tom Hanson. Tom's Abstract Fly Fishing Collection has developed a global following and was recently showcased in the Spokesman Review.  We have original paintings, prints and note cards.

Ake's Sheep Creek Special by Tom Hanson
We are happy to share with you, the art work of many local fine artists and handcraft artisans. The gallery has new works by artists Linda Besse, Tom Bowman, Andrew Fucile, Jerry Poindexter, artisans Hilda Brashaw, Stacy Bester, Jodee Moody and more.

Stacy Bester - Copper Jewelry

Our potters have brought in many new pieces of pottery- Raku, horse hair and high fired. The handmade jewelry selection is one of the nicest we have ever had. Original paintings, prints, handmade wood carvings, and many more gifts ideas of all kinds.
 In the gallery this year we have Greenwich  
Bev Doolittle - Porcelain 

Workshop Porcelain collection of works by Bev Doolittle and James Christensen.

Whether a gift item or a new addition for your unique home, we have the selection you want of one of a kind artisan works. 
Raku by Hilda Bradshaw

Jerry Poidexter
We invite you to join us for an enjoyable Holiday Shopping experience this year. Ample free parking, free warm drinks and cookies and the customer service you deserve.
Thank you for supporting our Locally owned business!

Don't Forget-Mark your calendar for Thursday- 5-8
Holiday Open House
Free ornaments, give-aways, food and fun!

Friday, November 21, 2014

Rare & Collectible Print Sale

We are excited to announce our huge
 Collector's Sale of Rare and Collectible Limited Edition Prints.
We have been fortunate enough to have many of our clients engage us to market their collections of art for resale.

This is a huge opportunity to those who are collectors of artists like Doolittle, Kinkade, Brenders, Lyman, Bateman, Frace', Gustafson, Daly, Gerhman, Frederick, Isaac, and many others.
For a limited time we are featuring these sought after art works at great prices.  Many of these prints are framed and many are unframed mint paper prints ready for framing. We also have several limited edition pieces on canvas.
Here are a few pieces by these artists, we urge you to stop by the gallery to see what is available -  as the number of works is to large to list, and we are finding new homes for these works daily.

Robert Bateman:
Arctic Cliff - White Wolves

Stephan Lyman:
Stephen Lyman Thunderbolt

Carl Brender:
Family Tree

Bev Doolittle:
Sacred Ground

Wednesday, November 5, 2014

Life in the West

A focus on art depicting life in the west, with featured art works by Eastern Washington artist Dennis Pirello
Raised and educated in Eastern Washington, Dennis has over 30 years experience as a professional art director and educator, presently, he focuses his creative energies on creating art works on canvas that reflect his love of western art and the region he calls home. 
""Lori's Pond by Dennis Pirello
"My art reflects my roots in country life. I paint things I see around me. Growing up on a horse, I love putting them in my paintings. I try to capture moments in time that reflect the west as it is now, and how it was not that long ago."

"Country Kitchen"by Dennis Pirello

In addition, we are featuring the art works of Kay Lodahl, Debbie Hughbanks, Linda Besse and more. From traditional western art to contemporary styles and photography, November's featured art and artists reflect on the past and the present in their western art styles.
"Ready & Waiting" by Debbie Hughbanks

Join us on Thursday November 13th, 5pm - 7pm for our meet the artist event.
And remember, December's Annual Miniature Show, a Holiday Tradition at the Pacific Flyway Gallery.

Friday, October 3, 2014

Go Pink in October!

October brings focus to the battle against breast cancer. This cause is very close to our hearts here at the gallery, as the owner Holly Swanson is now a 5 year survivor of IBC, inflammatory breast cancer. 
At the gallery we stand stand up to cancer and encourage our friends, clients and followers to join us in our efforts to shine a light on Surviving and Recovery from breast cancer and support those who are.

This month we are featuring the art of local artist Candy Thomen. Candy is a talented artist who's work has been described as motivational, spiritual and healing inspired.You may have seen her work in past years as the designs for the local Susan G. Komen Fundraiser "Pitch for the Cure" T-Shirt. Prints from this image will be available for sale -with the proceeds going to the local Susan G Komen chapter. 

Original Candy Thoman drawing
Stop by and meet Candy and see her art at our Meet and Greet on Thursday Oct. 23, from 5pm to 7pm. This artist meet and greet will be in conjunction with our "Girls night out with Beyond Pink" presented by Spokane's Metro Women Magazine. 
Beyond Pink is a local non-profit company promoting early detection through thermography.  
There will be many locally owned businesses joining us here at the gallery for this event. We will have many door prizes including an original painting by Candy. This is going to be a fun evening. We hope that you and your friends will join us. 

Friday, August 1, 2014

Inspiration: Spokane

In the spirit of Celebrating the 40th Anniversary of Expo'74 and River Front Park, We are including the Pacific Flyway Gallery's August feature, "Inspiration: Spokane".
We're excited to present art works that are inspired by and depict the icons, landmarks and area features of Spokane, created by many of the regions fine artists, the art works include originals, prints and historical pieces. The show will run from August 8th to Sept. 8th, with an artist meet and greet on August 21st, 5 pm to 7 pm.
Artist's include, Travis Chapman,Tom Bowman, Deanna Camp,Tom Hanson, Craig Shillam, Dean Huggins, Linda Sandberg, Lorraine Krank, Melville Holmes and others.

Join us and our artist friends in celebrating the art works inspired by our great city, Spokane,Washington.

The Corner of Abbey Road & Garland by Travis Chapman

Japanese Gardens by Tom Bowman

Deanna Camp's "Native Redband Trout"

Orchard at Green Bluff by Craig Shillam

The Clock Tower by Tom Hanson

A River Through the City by Melville Holmes

Dean Huggin's Pavilion at Night