Photography

Instagram Roundup // March

Published on March 16th, 2015 | by Kaarin Swanson

Mmmm, spring. I think the most refreshing thing about spring is the sunsets. And the fresh air. And the cool rain. And the flowers. And everything. Basically, everything. So I didn’t feel like cultivating out all ... Read More


Art

DFW Blog Rallies Local Artists

Published on March 16th, 2015 | by Karli Ingersoll

Local arts enthusiast and general Spokane-fan-boy Derrick Oliver started a clever blog several months ago with short letters written to his “future wife”. Along with each letter he’s paired an illustration to match. The results are ... Read More


Design

Uncharted Territory

Published on March 12th, 2015 | by Karli Ingersoll

Tomorrow night is a big night for Spokane. Terrain (the organization) hosts their first event at 304 W. Pacific since Terrain (the event). Major construction is still being done on the space, but for one night ... Read More


Event

Collect Music Podcast – Episode 1

Published on March 10th, 2015 | by Karli Ingersoll

A podcast has been something we’ve been thinking about launching for a while. A chance to preview brand new tracks from local musicians, talk about events and bring in special guests to join in the conversation. ... Read More


Design

Collect Desktop Wallpaper: March 2015

Published on March 9th, 2015 | by Karli Ingersoll

Matt Bogue of Baroque is a staple of many facets of Spokane’s Arts Scene. He’s an accomplished designer and a musician that has performed in many acts. Currently he’s in the experimental electronic band Crystalline. Under ... Read More


Design

Practise // New Art by Eric Smith

Published on February 19th, 2015 | by Karli Ingersoll

Eric Smith is a local designer and artist we’ve celebrated since the very first few design features here on Collect! His work is always pushing Spokane out of it’s northwest comfort zone into more minimal, modern, ... Read More


Art

Up and Coming Designer: Mary Ellen Knight

Published on February 12th, 2015 | by Karli Ingersoll

Mary Ellen Knight is a new transplant to Spokane from Tennessee. Although she obviously isn’t new to art, she is new to Spokane so we thought an introduction was in order! Mary Ellen has a intricate ... Read More


Art

SpIFF Posterize Show Review

Published on February 6th, 2015 | by Danielle Davis

The Spokane International Film Festival is now in full swing, having kicked off last Saturday night with the first installment of the Posterize show. In case you missed our previous feature on Posterize, the show was ... Read More


Art

SpIFF Posterize 2015

Published on January 30th, 2015 | by Karli Ingersoll

The Spokane International Film Festival begins this coming week and the kick off is tomorrow night with an extra special evening of art, film and music. Local designers got to choose a featured film in the ... Read More


Event

2014 Spokane Music Recap

Published on January 19th, 2015 | by Scott Ryan

I still consider myself a relative newcomer to the Spokane music and arts community. Having relocated to the area from Southern California just over a year and a half ago, 2014 was my first full year ... Read More


Art

2014 Spokane Design Recap

Published on January 15th, 2015 | by Karli Ingersoll

2014 was an exceptional year for the indie design world in Spokane. Young artists are gaining more confidence, branching out on their own, establishing a unique style and setting trends. Local events have drawn artists out ... Read More


Music

Spokane Musicians Rally Christmas Cheer

Published on December 22nd, 2014 | by Karli Ingersoll

The holidays can come to some people’s chagrin, especially music snobs. That Amy Grant Christmas album of your childhood is still nostalgic but sometimes we need a fresh soundtrack to the season. This year you are ... Read More


Music

The Holy Broke, ‘Do It Yourself’ Review

Published on December 22nd, 2014 | by Scott Ryan

There is a well worn path through the history of folk music that is littered with the remnants of emotional baggage scattered by its many travellers. The contradiction is that this path tends to draw in ... Read More


Art

Collect Desktop Wallpaper: December 2014

Published on December 5th, 2014 | by Karli Ingersoll

For December we get to enjoy this lovely piece by Vanessa Swenson. She’s a young designer building her freelance career here in Spokane. Her style is organic, lively and hand crafted. Sport this beautiful pattern on ... Read More


Music

Cold Mountain Yeti Kickstarter

Published on December 3rd, 2014 | by Karli Ingersoll

Local folk band, Cold Mountain Yeti is prepping to record their first album. They’ve already hit their goal on kickstarter but I thought we could share in case you want to take advantage of the presale ... Read More


Art

RiverLit Fundraiser

Published on November 19th, 2014 | by Karli Ingersoll

Part of the buzz around the literary scene is built upon the fact that we have an amazing literary journal. I wrote a bit about the infrastructure that is so strong in Spokane around the Lit ... Read More


Film

Lavoy – Here Comes the Night // Music Video

Published on November 17th, 2014 | by Karli Ingersoll

Local rock band, Lavoy just release a new music video for their song, “Here Comes the Night”. It’s an anthemic tune perfectly paired in this video with the beautiful scenery of Alaska. Created by Sons of ... Read More


Music

New Local Releases

Published on November 8th, 2014 | by Karli Ingersoll

The past couple months have brought a bunch of new tunes and even new acts to the local music scene. Seeing bands move forward, take steps and put themselves out there is inspiring and worthy of ... Read More


Art

Vanessa Swenson design

Up and Coming Designer : Vanessa Swenson

Published on November 7th, 2014 | by Karli Ingersoll

Vanessa Swenson is a young designer who has relocated back to Spokane after studying design and art history at Montana State University. Her style is organic, approachable and unique. From collage style pieces to her intricate ... Read More


Photography

Flickr Roundup // October 2014

Published on November 3rd, 2014 | by Karli Ingersoll

The colors of October! Stunning. Enjoy a little taste of what some local photographers captured over the last month. by Amia by Timothy Eberly by Craig Goodwin by Cody R S by NikonDigifan by Michael Brandt ... Read More


Event

Collect Secret Show IV Recap

Published on October 30th, 2014 | by Karli Ingersoll

The Collect Secret Shows have taken many forms. A rooftop artist space downtown, a living room and an unfinished hallway. Usually we take a little more effort to find a unique space to house these events, ... Read More


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