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Artist reception, demonstration, and workshop is Friday at CAH

LEWISTON, Idaho –  An artist reception, ceramics demonstration, and workshop with artist Gina Freuen will take place on Saturday, Feb. 11, at noon-3 p.m. at the Lewis-Clark State College Center for Arts & History, located at 415 Main Street.

The event will also be the closing of Freuen’s exhibition “The Trailing Vine” at the Center.

Saturday will include an atmospheric fired ceramics demonstration by Freuen, who will also lead the workshop.

Freuen is an artist and educator who has had a ceramics and mixed media studio in Spokane, Wash., for more than 40 years. Freuen recently retired after 20 years of teaching design fundamentals and foundational drawing at Gonzaga University. She maintained an active presence in Spokane’s art community as creator and manager of the Northwest Museum of Art’s ArtFest for its first 25 years. She currently is a business partner in Trackside Studio Ceramic Art Gallery in Spokane.

Freuen was awarded the City of Spokane’s Arts Award for Individual Artist and the Carol Duke Award of Excellence at the Bellevue Art Museum’s ArtsFair.

Her exhibit at the Center is sponsored by Dick and Kim Mitchell and Inland 360, and by grant funding from US Bank and artsIDAHO.

Open Tuesday-Saturday at 11 a.m.-4 p.m., the Center features free admission but donations are welcome. For more information about the exhibitions or to schedule a docent tour, visit or call 208-792-2243.