TEDD opens gallery for local artists

Staff Writer

Tri County Economic Development District (TEDD) is making available gallery space at its Colville office for area artists to display their work to the public.
TEDD knows that the arts is an important part of a vibrant economy, and is happy to turn the conference and meeting facility into a venue promoting local artists.
The public is welcome to come view displayed art during regular business hours, 8 a.m.-4 p.m.
“We are excited about showcasing local artists here at TEDD because of their unique perspective on our communities” said Executive Director Jeff Koffel.
TEDD invites artists interested in displaying their work to download an application packet from the Tri County Economic Development website, www.tricountyedd.com. The Gallery TEDD committee will be looking in particular for works that convey a sense of Northeast Washington, but all art- paintings, sculpture, mixed media will be considered.
Gallery TEDD’s first featured artist is Gail Johannes of Chewelah. Johannes currently has 13 of her pieces displayed in the main conference room, including original watercolors and mixed-media works. More can be learned about Gail and her art at gailjohannesarts.com.
For more information, call Tri County Economic Development District at 509-684-4571 or visit www.tricountyedd.com.