3231 Creatives Gallery: 3231 Broadway, Everett; noon to 7 p.m. Wednesdays through Saturdays; www.3231creatives.com. Showing the art of Northwest Collage Society artists Suzan Fant and Colette Laico through March 10.
Anabel’s Framing & Gallery: 2531 Broadway, Everett; 425-258-6402; www.anabelsgallery.com. 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Mondays through Fridays, 9 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Saturdays, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sundays. Local artists’ etchings, watercolors, textiles and photographs.
Autumn’s Framing & Gallery: 537 Main St., Edmonds; 425-778-5150; www.autumnsframing.com. 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Mondays through Wednesdays and Fridays, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Thursdays, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturdays.
Bookend Coffee Company: Inside Everett Public Library, 2702 Hoyt Ave., Everett; 425-259-3492. Open daily. Angela Wales Rockett’s expressionist paintings through March 15.
Cole Gallery & Artist Supplies: 107 Fifth Ave. S., Edmonds; 425-697-2787; www.colegallery.net. A new show featuring pastels, oils and bronze sculpture by Sandy Byers and Rip Caswell, “Feathers, Field & Feline.” Through March 14.
Edmonds Arts Festival Museum Gallery: Frances Anderson Center, 700 Main St., Edmonds; 425-771-1984. 8 a.m. to 9 p.m. Mondays through Fridays, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturdays. Multi-media artwork of Linley B. Logan shows a broad range of 2-D arts, from printmaking to painting, and 3-D arts in carving and lost and found art creations. Through March 12.
Edmonds Community College Art Gallery: 7:30 a.m. to 9 p.m., Mondays through Thursdays, 7:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. Fridays, 1 to 5 p.m. weekends, 20000 68th Ave. W, Lynnwood; www.edcc.edu/gallery/; “Dinner for Two by Five,” pottery instructor, Dan Neish, curates this exhibit of functional pottery based on dinnerware by Northwest artists Pat Espey, Akiko Graham, Kristin Nelson, Chris Ransom, and Mark Strom; March 5 to April 20.
Edmonds Museum: 118 Fifth Ave. N., Edmonds; 425-774-0900. 1 to 4 p.m. Wednesdays through Sundays; suggested donation is $2 per adult and $1 per child; historicedmonds.org. “Weavers, Wobblies, and Woe” is the story of shingle workers in Snohomish County. Through March 4. Also, a model train exhibit with layout is on permanent display downstairs.
Everett Community College: The Russell Day Gallery, 2000 Tower St.; 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Mondays, Tuesdays and Wednesdays; 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. and 4 to 6 p.m. Thursdays and 10 a.m. to noon on Fridays; closed Saturdays and Sundays; www.everettcc.edu/gallery. “Portraits and Landscapes” is an exhibit of impressionist paintings and drawings by Irina Kirienko Milton who creates provoking compositions within the realm of realism and has taught art at the college for seven years; up through March 9.
Marysville Floral: 1512 Third St., Marysville; 360-659-7651; www.marysvillefloral.com. 8:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Mondays through Fridays, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturdays. Presenting original art work by local artists in watercolors, acrylics, oils, pottery, blown glass and photography.
Mountlake Terrace Library Gallery: 23300 58th Ave. W., Mountlake Terrace; 425-776-8722; www.sno-isle.org. 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. Mondays through Thursdays, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Fridays, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturdays. The Marla French Exhibit displays landscape paintings that French hopes evokes thought, a memory or an emotion. Through March 31.
OBrien/Osti Gallery: 2702 Colby, Everett; 425-308-2061; www.zhibit.org/obrienostiartgallery. Open 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Thursdays to Saturdays and by appointment. “Winter, Still Here” but there’s new stuff on display at the gallery, including Seattle’s famous Pike Place Market artist, Frank Coble and his hilarious “Bad Kitty” images; also showing are glass works by Dan and Joi LaChaussee and Janet Foley, wearable art by Susie Howell, sculpture by Mark Lowe and Reg Akright and furniture and folk art pillows by Tom and Margaret DeMarse.
Ornamental Arts Gallery: 13805 Smokey Point Blvd. Suite 105,Marysville. 425-422-5232; OrnamentalArtsGallery.com; 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, 12 to 4 p.m. Sunday, closed Monday and Tuesday; featured artists for March are photographer Gene Dwiggins, whose large panoramas are built of dozens of individual photographs pieced together like a collage, and Marge Dwiggins, whose leather tooling is framed in styles ranging from Celtic to Persian. Artist reception 4 to 7 p.m. March 2.
Schack Art Center: 2919 Hoyt Ave., Everett; 425-259-5050; www.schack.org; “Embracing the Edge, Working in Clay in the Pacific Northwest,”March 8 through April 19; coinciding with the 46th annual National Council on Education for the Ceramic Arts, the Schack will present works in clay by established reputations and emerging talents -- lending vitality and fresh perspective to the medium.
The Sisters: 2804 Grand Ave., Everett; 425-252-0480; 7 a.m. to 4 p.m. Mondays through Fridays. New exhibit by Matthew Waddington called “Life Drawings,” which describes the body of the exhibit, as well as a large part of Waddington’s portfolio -- figurative works. Life drawing sessions are usually arranged for quick sketching of a model, using pastels, chalk, charcoal and ink handmade monotype -- a unique Waddington approach. Through March 9.
Wisedesignz: 2908 Wetmore Ave., Everett; 425-259-2361; www.wisedesignz.com; 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Tuesdays through Fridays, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturdays, by appointment Mondays. Nikki Wheeler’s original oils are featured in March; opening reception during Everett Art Walk 4 to 7 p.m. March 17.
Wicked Cellars: 2616 Colby Ave., Everett; 425-299-3360; www.wickedcellars.com. Camano Island artist and author Jack Gunther shows his “Nocturne Series.”
Artworks Gallery at Greenbank Farm: 765 Wonn Road, C102, Greenbank; 360-222-3010; artworkswhidbey.com; the group show, “Mystical March” has artists exhibiting something in their collection reflecting mystical, magical March with artwork inspired by the Emerald Isle, St. Patricks’s Day, the first day of spring and the first golden daffodil of 2012; First Friday reception 5 to 8 p.m. March 2 with live music by guitarist Quinn Fitzpatrick. Wine tasting is available and light snacks will be served.
Brackenwood Gallery of Fine Art: 302 First St., Langley; 360-221-2978; www.brackenwoodgallery.com. 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Wednesdays through Mondays. With the one word “Sun” as a prompt, gallery artists have created works that in some way celebrate that golden orb, sharing a sunny glow in their bronze work, paintings, textiles, furniture and photography; opening reception 5 to 7 p.m. March 3. Up through April 2.
Gallery by the Bay: 8700 271st NW, Stanwood. 360-629-4297. 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily; www.gallerybythebay.com. The gallery is offering a suite of art classes, from life drawing to fused glass through March 23. To register call the gallery or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Matzke Fine Art Gallery: 2345 Blanche Way, Camano Island; 360-387-2759; www.matzkefineart.com. 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. weekends, by appointment weekdays. Explore the virtually limitless world of ceramic sculpture, from the diminutive to the monumental, the figure to the abstract, there are endless possibilities for expression in the form of ceramic sculpture in “Locally Grown: Thrown and Hand-built Clay Show.” Opening potluck and party 4 to 9 p.m. March 3; show continues through April 8.
Raven Rocks Gallery: 765 Wonn Road, C101, Greenbank, 360-222-0102, www.ravenrocksstudio.com. “Spring Bouquet” showcases stained glass mosaics by Sandra and Carl Bryant, a team that creates beautiful handmade, high-quality glass and ceramic mosaics for commercial, public and residential spaces and have just finished a rich new series of mosaic wall art especially for this show; opening reception 5 to 8 p.m. March 2. Through April 2.
Rob Schouten Gallery: Greenbank Farm, C-103, 765 Wonn Road, Greenbank; 360-222-3070; www.robschoutengallery.com. The annual spring Juried Exhibition of The Northwest Collage Society offering a variety of styles well represented by 45 pieces of art by 28 artists; opening night reception 5 to 8 p.m. March 2 during the First Friday Art & Wine Walk. Meet the artists, enjoy refreshments and Baby Bahia will play tropical jazz. Through April 4.
Taste for Wine: 5603 Bayview Road, Langley; 360-321-0515; www.tastefor winewhidbey.com; noon to 6 p.m. Thursdays through Mondays. “Focus on Whidbey” is a way to enjoy Whidbey Island through the eyes of local photographers Carolyn Brettmann, Karen Leeds, and Tom Trimbath. Through March 5.
Whidbey Art Gallery: 220 Second St., Langley; 360-221-7675; www.Whidbey Artists.com; open daily 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Featured artist for March is Sue Owen in the exhibit “Big Sur Coast,” inspired by the central California region between Carmel and San Simeon of ecological diversity where fog loving Coastal Redwoods thrive in the deep canyons. Through March 31.
Museum of Northwest Art: 121 S. First St., La Conner; noon to 5 p.m. Sunday and Monday; 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday to Saturday; 360-466-4446; www.museumofnwart.org; “Yesterday’s Tomorrow” to March 14: A group show that reflects the Northwest’s rich history of embracing the traditions of industry and the innovations of technology. The artists blend past and future in a variety of mediums.
Also: Study in Blue from the Permanent Collection: A selection of artworks focusing on the use of the color blue and reflects artists’ relationships with water and sky of the Northwest. Through March 14.
Seattle Art Museum: 1300 First Ave.; 206-654-3100; www.seattleartmuseum.org. 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Wednesdays through Sundays, 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. Thursdays and Fridays, closed on Tuesdays, open on Monday holidays. Admission $7 to $13, free ages 12 and under, first Thursdays free for all. “Gauguin & Polynesia: An Elusive Paradise,” a landmark show highlighting the complex relationship between Paul Gauguin’s work and the art and culture of Polynesia; includes about 50 of Gauguin’s brilliantly hued paintings, sculptures and works on paper. Through April 29.
SAM Gallery: 1220 Third Ave.; 206-343-1101; email@example.com; 10:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesdays through Saturdays; “Introductions” showcases eight artists who are new to the gallery; opening reception 5 to 7 p.m. March 8.
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