Gallery Hours of Operation: Monday – Friday 10:00am – 5:00pm

Check out our new exhibit!

Long Shadowz Fade to Black & White – Robert Charloe

Long Shadowz Fade to Black & White – Robert Charloe

February 7 – March 25, 2020

Opening reception Friday, February 7, 2020 5 – 8PM

When asked “what sort of photographer are you…?” “Well” said I, “I’m a point n pray kind…” then I say “I point the camera, take the photo, then pray it comes out OK”. I smile a lot too. Charloe owns and operates, Buffalo River – Fine Art Photography, has for over 20 years. Robert earned his Associate of Fine Arts Degree in photography and Museum 2D design from the Institute of American Indian Arts, Santa Fe, NM. Way back in 1980. Charloe started then stopped, then went back to graduate in 2004 from the University of Washington in Seattle with a Bachelors of Fine Arts Degree in Visual Arts and American Indians Studies. In the fall of 2002, while attending the UW, Charloe’s name was added to the Dean’s List and was awarded a High Scholar Award. Charloe completed his educational journey in 2007 at Antioch University, Seattle with a Masters Degree in Education. The Kalispel Tribe of Indians was established in 1914 by executive order signed by President Wilson. Robert Charloe is a proud enrolled member of a federally recognized American Indian Tribe. Charloe is also an award-winning photographer. Robert has been an artists all his life, but only picked up the camera in 1978. Since that time Charloe has participated of shared in over 100 exhibits, from Seattle to Santa Fe, NM and has had solo/traveling exhibits in four countries. Mr. Charloe has won numerous ribbons and awards for his presentation as a fine art photographer. Among the many honors and recognition of Charloe’s work, is a B&W photo, that was used for the 2009 WGBH/PBS American Experience. A 5-part American Indian History documentary series, “We Shall Remain American through Native Eyes”.

Upcoming Exhibit


Mary Farrell

April 3 – May 29, 2020


Area High School Show

June, 2020


Spokane Watercolor Society

July 10 – 31, 2020


Tybre Newcomer and Robert McKirdie

August 7 – September 25, 2020


Artist in Residence

October 2 – 30, 2020


Ornament and Small Works Show

November 13 – December 23, 2020

Past Exhibits

Annual Ornament and Small Work Show – 2019

November 8 – December 23, 2019

Oh Heavens! – T Kurtz

October 4 – 25, 2019

An Extended View – Laura Truitt

August 2 – September 27, 2019

Current II – Mariah Boyle

August 2 – September 27, 2019

2019 Area High School Show

Juried by Jamie Nadherny

June 5 – July 26, 2019

Charlotte Bigelow – Cheney High School

Cora Cashmere – Freeman High School

Teyonia Craft – On Track Academy

Jasmine Daily – Cheney High School

Christopher Dawson – Cheney High School – Honorable Mention

Erin Dougherty – Gonzaga Prep

Kaila Emtman – Mount Spokane High School

Gillian Janda – Mount Spokane High School

Bailey Johnson – Mount Spokane High School

Candence Keller – Mount Spokane High School

Kitana Klingback – Mount Spokane High School – 1st Place Winner

Michael Legkobit – Freeman High School- Honorable Mention

Caitlin Martin – Gonzaga Prep

Bella Mazza – Gonzaga Prep

Moira McLaughlin – Cheney High School

Tyler Mosset – Freeman High School

Mary Neale – Freeman High School

Shonto A. Pete – Cheney High School – 2nd Place Winner

Ceinwyn Phipps – Gonzaga Prep

Sarah Schlegel – Gonzaga Prep – 3rd Place Winner

Brandon Shaffer – Cheney High School

Tegan Shipman – On Track Academy

Grace Thompson – Mount Spokane High School

Eva Ulrichsen – Gonzaga Prep

Jaiden Wagner – Gonzaga Prep

Integration – Jamie N. Nadherny

April 5 – May 31, 2019

My Delicate Flower – Daniel Lopez

February 1 – March 29, 2019

Ornament and Small Works Show 2018

November 9 – December 22, 2019

Aesthetic Contraption – Larry Ellingson

October 5 – 26, 2018

Avoid the Struggle, (a book of fear) – Dan McCann

September 7 – 28, 2018

Area High School Exhibition

July 6 – August 31, 2018

Juried Show by Robert Fifield

Keenan Avery-Carpenter – Honorable mention

Eleanora Becherini

Athayla C. Begay – 1st Place

Katelyn Bumbeck

Ada Cashmere

Chloe Daniels

Donna Finger

Ericka Flory

Emily Freeman

Stuart Gibbs

Xzandre Jean-Francois

Ashley Jensen – Honorable Mention

Bailey Johnson

Hope Johnson

Laura Jones

Namida Amy Kangvanwanich

Hunter Koss

Halle Kuhar-Pitters

Hailey Landkammer

Jamie LeMieux

Savannah Lindsley – Honorable Mention

Avery Matson

Teigan Mikkelsen

Alexa Miller – 2nd Place

Andrew Nordhagen

Mia Puzzo

Annika Readel – 3rd Place

Ashley Runge

Rachel Schupp

Katelyn Tippett

Reluctant Compromise – Joseph Tomlinson

May 4 – April 27, 2018

Alchemy for Cells and Other Beasts – Maya Zeller and Carrie DeBaker

March 2 – April 27, 2018

The Art of the Darkroom: film photography with Bill and Kathy Kostelec

January 12 February 23, 2018

 Ornament and Small Works Show

November 3 – December 23, 2018

Crawl Space – Karen Kaiser

October 6 – 27, 2017

Dreamscapes : Sketchy Memories – Ken Spiering

August 4 – September 29, 2017


Water Color; Between the Cascades and the Rockies

June 2 – July 28, 2017

 Cleave, Stick and Split – Lenora J. Lopez Schindler & Richard J. Schindler

April 17 – May 26, 2017