“Giving Wings to the World”: An exhibition of photographs at the Future of Flight Aviation Center are on display, taken around the world by Bill Stafford, retired president of the Trade Development Alliance of Greater Seattle. The photos represent countries that bring visitors to the Future of Flight, countries where our region has business relations and in whose skies our locally manufactured planes are found. They are part of a collection previously exhibited at the MOHAI Museum in Seattle and the Reykjavik Cultural Festival in Iceland. Opening reception 5:30 to 7 p.m. April 26, Future of Flight Aviation Center, 8415 Paine Field Blvd, Mukilteo. RSVP to firstname.lastname@example.org or call 425-438-8100 ext. 224 by April 25. This exhibition will be on display through Nov. 1. There is no cost to attend the reception. Gallery admission will be charged during the rest of the exhibit run. Gallery only ticket are $10 for adults.
Marysville Arts Coalition: 2 to 8 p.m. April 26, 1347 State Ave., Marysville. Learn more about what the coalition is all about and enjoy live music and sample Northwest craft beer and wine. Local visual artists exhibit samples of glass, acrylic painting, mixed media, wood and more.
The Camano Island Studio Tour: An annual Mother’s Day tradition since 1998 takes place 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. May 11 through May 13, with an encore weekend 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. May 19 through 20. Visitors travel through Camano Island and its sister city, Stanwood, to more than 60 local artists at their studios and galleries. The tour guide and map are available at www.camanoarts.org and local businesses. Contact Gayle at 425-359-7974 for information.
Stanwood House: The gallery will be open from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., 9915 270th St. NW, Stanwood, during the 46th Annual National Council on Education for the Ceramic Arts; visitors are welcome by appointment. Call 360-629-4933 or go to www.stanwoodhouse.com. The gallery is presenting “On the Edge of History: Ancient Motifs in Ceramic Art” which will include basket pots by Roger Cocke, pit fired vessels by Rose Moore, faux archaeology by Jack Gunter from his series “Secrets of Mount Vernon Culture” and “Bowls of Blessing” (the Twelve Tribes) by Bezalel-Levy; up through April.
Everett Outdoor Art Walk: The Art Walk is every third Saturday from 4 to 7 p.m. May 19, June 16, July 21, Aug. 18 and Sept. 15. The Art Walk is located in downtown Everett, and the outdoor portion is at 2914 Wetmore Ave. There will be an ice cream vendor and music.
3231 Creatives Gallery: 3231 Broadway, Everett; noon to 7 p.m. Wednesdays through Saturdays; www.3231creatives.com. “Side By Side,”is the final night of Michael McDevitt’s figures and dancers in oil and watercolor and a preview of Jules Anslow’s work that will be shown through June 2. The gallery will extend its hours until 8:30 p.m. April 21 only during ArtWalk night to celebrate the completion of Keith Pace’s 70th year.
All Aboard: 2507 Broadway, Everett; 425-327-5533.
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. Yuri Konyshev’s watercolors on display.
Arts of Snohomish Gallery: 1024 First St. No. 104, Snohomish; 360-568-8648; www.artsofsnohomish.org. noon to 5 p.m. daily. “Spring Forward” features three new gallery artists: Kim Carney creates “Brantlers,” true “folk art” that combines wood with all varieties of materials; Linda Allan uses acrylics and layering to produce bright and bold works that leap from the canvas; Kathy Critchfield creates works in pastel featuring a wide variety of subjects.
Balefire: 1801 Hewitt Ave., Everett; 425-374-7248; www.balefirebar.com. March’s featured artist is Nanci Thomas displaying her acrylics and watercolors; also displayed are Ray Edward’s oil paintings, a long India ink scroll by Holly Mattie and two of Kat Miller’s creative pieces in the window. Through April 20.
Bookend Coffee Company: Inside Everett Public Library, 2702 Hoyt Ave., Everett; 425-259-3492. Lily Chang’s “The Beauty of Eastern Buddhist Art”features the Chinese elaborate painting style using tempera with glue on silk or rice paper. Through April 26.
Brushstrokes Art Supply: 5702 172nd St. NE, Arlington; 360-658-4044; www.brushstrokesartsupply.com; 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Mondays through Fridays, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturdays. . Currently featuring local acrylic artist Bud Daniels, who specializes in Alaskan scenery and wildlife. Show runs through June 15.
Citrine Health: 2817 Rockefeller Ave., Everett; 425-259-9899; www.citrinehealth.org. Featured artist is calligrapher Caitlin Dundon.
Cole Gallery & Artist Supplies: 107 Fifth Ave. S., Edmonds; 425-697-2787; www.colegallery.net. Award winning Oregon pastel and oil artist Ilene Stanfield, debuts her work. Through May 15.
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. The National Council on Education in Ceramic Arts is holding the national clay conference in Seattle. In conjunction with this event, Sculptors Workshop artists will be featured in a juried show through April 24. Clay can be functional and expressive; it can have colorful or somber tones, be glazed, stained or painted.
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; http://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. Through April 20.
Edmonds Conference Center: 201 Fourth Ave. N, Edmonds; 425-640-1243; email@example.com; www.edcc.edu/artsnow;”View From the EDGE” -- Visual Art by 2012 EDGE Graduates. Through June 8.
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. A model train exhibit with layout is on permanent display downstairs. “Paper People Go to the Movies” showcases paper dolls of movie stars from the golden age of the cinema and of paper dolls, the 1920s through the 1950s.Through July 15.
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. Ceramics by Everett Community College instructors Thom Lee and Matthew Allison and instructional technician James Snitily will be on display through May 4. Called “Earth Tones: Containing Land and Sea,” the exhibit features ceramic artwork that explores organic forms with an emphasis on texture.
Firewheel Books and Beans: 2820 C Oakes Ave, Everett; 425-374-7946; www.firewheelbooksandbeans.com; Everett ArtWalk from 4 to 7 p.m. April 21 with local lapidary artist, Art Cass, who will be displaying his cabochons and talking about the process of turning stones into wearable art.
Lynnwood Convention Center: 3711 196th St., SW, Lynnwood; 425-778-7155; www.lynnwoodcc.com. An exhibit featuring oil paintings on canvas, mixed media fiber on panel and a variety of other mediums which have been loaned by artists Jean Bradbury, Briana Knight, K. Robinson, Karen Simonson and Kate Vrijmoet. Through the summer.
Lynnwood Library Gallery: 19200 44th Ave. W, Lynnwood; Open 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. Monday through Thursday, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Friday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday and 1 to 5 p.m. 425-670-5518; http://tinyurl.com/3g2z24y.
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.
Meyer’s Cafe: 1700 W Marine View Drive, Everett; 425-259-3875. weekdays 6:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Painter Gordana Curgus is showing her work through April.
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. Northwest photographer F. Lee Donahoe is featured in “Spirit 2,” a collection of black and white and sepia toned works that bring normal, everyday things to life. His photographic style accentuates painting with light and textures. The show runs through April 30.
Mukilteo Art & Frame: 11700 Mukilteo Speedway, No. 408, Mukilteo; 425-315-8506. 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Mondays through Saturdays. Paintings by Angela Bandurka Hoskins through April.
OBrien/Osti Gallery: 2702 Colby, Everett; 425-308-2061;www.zhibit.org/obrienostiartgallery. Open 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Wednesdays through Fridays, third Saturday art walks and by appointment. “Flat Fish & France”: Cheri O’Brien presents new gouache paintings of humorous fish and the Moulin Rouge that explores the humor in beauty and the beauty of humor. Halibut, sole and flounder touch O’Brien’s funny bone with their migrating eye to one side. The Moulin Rouge paintings show O’Brien’s love of theater and drama; the show runs through May 12.
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 April are Kent and Roberta Baker, photography, and Mary Simmons, fused glass.
Port Gardner Bay Winery: 2802 Rockefeller Ave, Everett; 425-339-0293; firstname.lastname@example.org. First Annual High School Student Art Expo & Silent auction, 4 to 7 p.m. April 21 during ArtWalk; Also featured are Allan Giffen and SKY, aka Staci Hutchison.
Schack Art Center: 2919 Hoyt Ave., Everett; 425-259-5050; www.schack.org; “Schack Instructor Exhibit” is a group show presenting current art instructors.This diverse exhibit features a wide range of media including collage, encaustic, glass, jewelry, mixed media, oil sticks and watercolor. Through July 9.
The Sisters: 2804 Grand Ave., Everett; 425-252-0480; 7 a.m. to 4 p.m. Mondays through Fridays. “Portals, Passages, and Pet Portraits,” photography by Gail Benefield whose 40 pictures range from man-made objects to Southwest themes, emphasizing texture and color and the abstract quality of artifacts and architecture. Through May 11.
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. For April, artist Yuming Zhu with opening reception during the Everett Art Walk4 to 7 p.m. April 21.
Wicked Cellars: 2616 Colby Ave., Everett; 425-299-3360; www.wickedcellars.com. Featuring for April the art and wine of graffiti artist and local winemaker Micole Miller of Furion Cellars.
Artworks Gallery at Greenbank Farm: 765 Wonn Road, C102, Greenbank; 360-222-3010; artworkswhidbey.com; the group show, “April Showers,” will feature works inspired by spring rains and May flowers such as tulips.
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. “Flights of Fancy” welcomes the traditional month of rebirth with Janie Cribbs, a masterful oil painter, and Sara Saltee, a 3-D mixed media artist, in a show filled with flight, color and a touch of whimsy. Up through April 30.
Braeburn Restaurant: 197 D Second St., Langley; 360-221-3211; www.braeburnlangley.com; 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday to Friday and 7 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday and Sunday. Ron Kasprisin is a watercolor artist, painting on and about his travels throughout Alaska, Canada, the Pacific Northwest and Italy.
Garry Oak Gallery: 830 SE Pioneer Way, Oak Harbor; 360-240-0222; www.garryoakgallery.com/; open daily 10:30 a.m. to 5 p.m., first Friday of each month, till 8 p.m. Kim Tinuviel artfully orchestrates a complex interplay of cameras, computers, traditional art-making processes and found objects to create her distinct imagery, and prefers to work in three dimensions. Through April.
MUSEO: 215 First St., Langley, 360-221-7737, www.museo.cc. 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Thursday through Monday. The gallery celebrates spring with works for and of the garden. This year will include pieces of outdoor furniture; more than 30 artists will be exhibiting works in various media. Through April 30.
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. The Third Annual Live Art Auction for the Artists; 75 pieces of fine art by 60 artists will be auctioned. Preview the art work 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. April 21, 22 and 28. A $25 per person registration fee; auction starts at 5 p.m. April 28.
Raven Rocks Gallery: 765 Wonn Road, C101, Greenbank, 360-222-0102, www.ravenrocksstudio.com. “Our Earth in Tapestry and Stone”: Windwalker Taibi is the featured artist during April’s celebration of Earth, premiering new hand woven tapestry purses and wall hangings. All of his weavings are made from his hand spun yarns, many of which are embellished with antique and designer buttons, shells, driftwood, beads and a array of bright shiny objects. Through May 3.
Rob Schouten Gallery: Greenbank Farm, C-103, 765 Wonn Road, Greenbank; 360-222-3070; www.robschoutengallery.com. “New Encaustics” by Kathleen Otley, who has created all new work which incorporate avian imagery with three dimensional aspects. For Otley, ancient folktales mingle with the continuity of birds heralding the end of winter’s stark beauty and the promise of spring’s new life; through May 2.
Taste for Wine: 5603 Bayview Road, Langley; 360-321-0515; www.tasteforwinewhidbey.com; noon to 6 p.m. Thursdays through Mondays. Artists Karen Schroeder and Lisa Reynolds offer vibrant color palettes, nature, whimsy, and ecology combined in unique works.Through April 30.
Whidbey Art Gallery: 220 Second St., Langley; 360-221-7675; www.WhidbeyArtists.com; open daily 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Featured artists are Pat Brookes and Johnathan and Jandellyn Ward. The Wards design and create functional art pieces using recycled steel for a variety of home and garden art, wall plaques, custom gates and fences; Brookes currently concentrates on painting in watercolor and acrylics. Through April 31.
Pleasant Ridge Gallery: 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. at 1929 Rexville Road, Mount Vernon. The show will feature 30 local artists during the Skagit Tulip Festival through April 22.
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. “Veruska Vagen: Somewhere in Time” features Stanwood-based glass artist Veruska Vagen who pays homage to paintings of the past with a technique she developed, called dot de verre: tiny colored glass dots arranged in grid patterns and kiln fired; through June 10.
Also: “Tulipieres: The Tulip Vase Revisited,” features 33 Northwest ceramic artists and “Works on Paper,” featuring collage, etchings, gouache, intaglio, mixed media, monotypes, oil, and silkscreen, all with paper as the support material. Both through June 10.
Puget Sound area artists: Submit original artwork representative of Puget Sound bird life to be used on the 2012 Puget Sound Bird Fest poster for promotion of the event taking place Sept. 7 to 9. A $200 prize, sponsored by Edmonds Arts Festival Foundation, will be awarded to the winner. The winner will be announced June 11. More information and entry form available at http://www.pugetsoundbirdfest.org/ or email email@example.com. Entries must be received by May 25.
The Marysville Arts Coalition is seeking artists to participate in an event April 26 in Marysville. Space is available for up to 10 artists to display and sell their work. The event will also feature live music, appetizers and sample tastes provided by a craft brewery, winery and liquor distillery. To find out about participating, contact Elizabeth Walter at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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