Sandpoint Scene through April

Robens Napolitan and Tom Kramer will continue to show their abstracts (right) at Evans Brothers Coffee in Sandpoint (524 Church Street). Open 9-3 Tuesday-Friday, 9-1pm Saturday.

The "Annual Student Art Show," featuring work by area public, private and home-schooled young adults is ongoing at the Old Power House Building. Sponsored by Pend Oreille Arts Council.

Also sponsored by POAC, the work of 20 local photographers is on display at Panhandle State Bank at 4th and Church Streets. Entitled "Scenes of the Northwest," the exhibition runs through June 10.

And look for expanded arts exhibitions in the community of Sandpoint with POAC's “Out and About” exhibitions at seven different local locations: Panhandle State Bank, Northern Lights, Starbucks, Bonner General Hospital, University of Idaho Extension Services, Taylor-Parker Motor Company, and Spokane Teachers Credit Union.

If you haven't yet been in there, check out First Light Gallerie, a new studio/gallery by Scott Kirby and Marie-Dominique Verdier ( They're in the former Stage Right Cellars space, adjacent to the Panida Theater. Currently on display are Kirby's watercolors and Verdier's photography. Bookmark the website to find out more about exhibitions and events.

A new round of arts classes starts April 26 at the Arts Alliance. Check out their website for more information or visit the Sandpoint Center for the Arts (located inside Redtail Gallery, 6th & Oak Streets) for samples of student work.

Mark your calendar for the May 7 opening of Catherine Earle at Redtail Gallery. Her abstract watercolors and encaustics have taken on new forms and figures, building a layer of personal and archetypal narrative into her characteristically color-saturated imagery.