Three Day Summer Art Studio Tour: presented by the Whidbey Working Artists 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Aug. 24, 25, 26. The self-guided tour is free and features 24 artists at 18 studios from Greenbank to Oak Harbor. Most artists will be demonstrating during the tour. A color brochure with map and artist information is available at www.WhidbeyWorkingArtists.com. Printed brochures with map are available at most art galleries in Island, Snohomish and Skagit counties at the Visitor Center in Coupeville, 905 NW Alexander St., and the Pacific Northwest Art School in Coupeville,15 NW Birch St.
"Your Passport to Art": Historic East Stanwood's third annual Art Walk, 5 to 8 p.m. Aug. 25 and Sept. 29 with businesses and restaurants throughout east Stanwood featuring local artists original work along with music and appetizers. Passports are handed to you at the first business you visit; fill out your passport and qualify for a special prize drawing.
9th Annual "Art + Wood = Woodpalooza @ WICA[''] Exhibition: The Whidbey Island Woodworkers Guild presents 20 Whidbey Island woodworkers featuring furniture, cabinetry, architectural woodwork, turners, clock makers, sawyers, carvers, restorers, musical instrument makers, boat builders and refinishers; opening reception 6 to 9 p.m. Aug. 31; exhibition noon to 5 p.m. Sept. 1 through 3, Whidbey Island Center for the Arts Zech Hall, 565 Camano Ave., Langley. Go to www.woodpalooza.com for more information.
Roaming Artists Art Show: Original artwork featuring 27 artists who work "plein air" or outside at various locations on Camano Island and around Stanwood. This year's featured artist is Sylvia Domoto. There will be a raffle for artwork by Camano artist Bobbye Miller. The event is 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sept. 1 and 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sept. 2 at the Camano Multipurpose Center, 141 E. Camano Drive, Camano Island. This once-a-year show has become a favorite place to view the work of talented new and more experienced artists. For more information, call 360-6387-4868
Mill Creek Town Center Second Thursday Art Walk: 5 to 8 p.m. Sept. 13; Town Center merchants will host artists or musicians in their businesses; maps showing participating merchants will be available online at www.millcreektowncenter.biz and on the evening of the Art Walk in Mill Creek Town Center.
Everett Outdoor Art Walk: The last outdoor art walk is 4 to 7 p.m. Sept. 15. The Art Walk's 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., Tuesday through Thursday, noon to 5 p.m. Friday and Saturday; www.3231creatives.com. The art of Yuming Zhu from Aug. 29 through Oct. 6. Also: Cocoon House exhibit features artwork from the currently and formerly homeless artists in the area; through Sept. 30.
All Aboard: 2507 Broadway, Everett; 425-327-5533. "Advanced Art Class" art work with Amanda Hernandez, Edward Barnhart, Larry Cullen, along with Eveyln Pringles first paintings and Cherie Estok.
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. "Sumer Is Icumen In" is the Olde English way of saying summer is here so pop in and see art with summer themes and garden art.
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.
Balefire: 1801 Hewitt Ave., Everett; 425-374-7248; www.balefirebar.com.
Bookend Coffee Company: Inside Everett Public Library, 2702 Hoyt Ave., Everett; 425-259-3492. Artist Shawn Southwick shows off his colorful paintings through Aug. 31.
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.
Cafe Zippy: 2811 Wetmore Ave., Everett; 425-303-0474; www.zippysjava.com/; open 8 a.m. Monday through Friday, 9 a.m. Saturday and 11 a.m. Sunday.
Citrine Health: 2817 Rockefeller Ave., Everett; 425-259-9899; www.citrinehealth.org. Featured Artist is Helen Lueken.
City Hall: 121 Fifth Ave. N., Edmonds; 425-775-2525; www.ci.edmonds.wa.us. 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Mondays through Fridays. Murphey Collection paintings in the third floor reception area's permanent display.
Cole Gallery & Artist Supplies: 107 Fifth Ave. S., Edmonds; 425-697-2787; www.colegallery.net. Andy Eccleshall's landscapes and skyscapes offer bold contrasts, heavy light and drama; up through Aug. 31.
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 oil paintings of Spokane artist Kathleen Cavender, a fourth generation professional artist whose great grandfather supported a family of 12 on his art and whose sketchbook became her inspiration; up through mid-September.
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/. "Embodied Motifs," features artist Audineh Asaf's black and white photography exploring her identity as an Iranian American and the representation of the female body in both cultures. "Embodied Motifs" is her Master of Fine Arts culminating project for Goddard College. Meet the artist from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. Oct. 19. Exhibit runs Sept. 24 to Dec. 14.
Edmonds Conference Center: 201 Fourth Ave. N, Edmonds; 425-640-1243; firstname.lastname@example.org; www.edcc.edu/artsnow; "Environmental Still Life," features photography by Jacob Smithers who uses aged structures and nature to capture patterns and textures of rural subjects. Through Sept. 7.
Edmonds Library: 650 Main St., Edmonds; 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 and 1 to 5 p.m. Sundays.
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. Celebrating 100 years of the Edmonds Police Department. Through Nov. 4.
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. "The Art and Science of the Wooden Boat" exhibits the craft of wooden boat building. Watch as a wooden dory is built during the duration of the exhibit; Sept. 17 through Oct. 30.
Fogdog Gallery: 505-660-6825; www.fogdoggallery.com. Fogdog gallery has relocated to new gallery space at 233 North Olympic Ave., Arlington. Presents more than 70 different artists.
Future of Flight Aviation Center: 8415 Paine Field Blvd., Mukilteo; open daily 8:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.; www.futureofflight.org: "Giving Wings to the World": An exhibition of photographs taken around the world by Bill Stafford, retired president of the Trade Development Alliance of Greater Seattle. Through Nov. 1. Gallery only tickets are $10 for adults.
Gallery North: 509 Main St., Edmonds; 425-774-0946; www.gallerynorthedmonds.com/; 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday to Friday; 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday; noon to 6 p.m. Sunday; "Plein Air Edmonds - Beauty of the Northwest Exhibition," features such artists as Laurie Crawford, showcasing her pastels through Aug. 31.
A Guilded Gallery: 8700 271st St., Stanwood; 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday; the new Stanwood Camano Arts Guild is open, displaying unique artwork by local artists. The gallery is planning to have three annual art shows with more information to follow.
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. Mixed-media artist Celeste Douville, an instructor at the Schack Art Center, is showing through Sept. 24.
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. This group show is dedicated to Ebey Island; Shannon Danks had her artist friends paint from my photos or visit the island to make art. Artists include Danks, Josey Wise, Jeannie Dail, Barbara Freeman, Janie Olsen, Roxy Beckman Gesler, Nikki Wheeler, Holly Berry, Robert Fairfax, Shawn Southwick, Mary Peterson, Eveyln Pringle, Cherie Estok, Kathryn J. Miller, Amanda Hernandez, Edward Barnhart and Cynthia Lundgren Ferguson; up through August.
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; features paintings and drawings by local artist Kristen Proctor, who also makes homemade greeting cards for family and friends. Through Aug. 31.
Mukilteo Art & Frame: 11700 Mukilteo Speedway, No. 408, Mukilteo; 425-315-8506. 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Mondays through Saturdays.
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. Next artist reception is 4 to 7 p.m. Sept. 7 with watercolorist John Ebner and live music for this reception by jazz guitarist Michael Gotz.
Port Gardner Bay Winery: 2802 Rockefeller Ave, Everett; 425-339-0293; email@example.com. Featured are Allan Giffen and SKY, aka Staci Hutchison.
Red Cup Cafe: 619 Fourth St., Mukilteo; 425-348-4825; Laurie Crawford shows "Pastel Local Landscapes II," who has a passion for plein air painting and is a member of the Northwest Pastel Society.
Schack Art Center: 2921 Hoyt Ave., Everett; 425-259-5050; www.schack.org; "Pearls of Experience" celebrates 30 Years of the Northwest Basket Weavers Guild featuring traditional and contemporary works involving citrus peel, sturgeon skin, agave leaves and metal. Artist demonstrations will be featured, as well workshops; through Sept. 20.
The Sisters: 2804 Grand Ave., Everett; 425-252-0480; 7 a.m. to 4 p.m. Mondays through Fridays. Gale Johansen paints not what she sees, but what she envisions using multiple mediums and often incorporating found, or recycled items; through Oct. 12.
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. Artist Liz Geiger Lund is up through August.
Wicked Cellars: 2616 Colby Ave., Everett; 425-299-3360."Art of the African Mask" featuring more than 60 museum quality African masks.
Artworks Gallery at Greenbank Farm: 765 Wonn Road, C102, Greenbank; 360-222-3010; artworkswhidbey.com. Features "Flights of Fancy" by Judith Burns for August.
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. Whidbey Island artist Pete Jordan displays island landscapes and paintings of appealing objects he has accumulated over the years. Through Aug. 27.
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. Tom Trimbath and his gallery of Whidbey photographs.
Freeland Art Studios: 1660 Roberta Ave., Freeland; freelandartstudios.com.
Gallery by the Bay: 8700 271st NW, Stanwood. 360-629-4297. 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily; www.gallerybythebay.com.
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. Shirley Haley is a photographer, writer, experienced mountain hiker and backpacker, and professional music teacher. Her works is featured through August.
The Loft at Terry's Corner: 848 N. Sunrise Blvd., Camano Island, 360-654-6547. 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Tuesday through Sunday.
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. "Summer Moments" features glass, metal, stone and a selection of Northwest paintings; a diverse selection of art by 30 artists working in a variety of techniques. Through Sept. 9.
MUSEO: 215 First St., Langley, 360-221-7737, www.museo.cc. 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Thursday through Monday. "David Price: 81 Square Feet" will feature big and small encaustic paintings equaling that much total area, through August; also, Deloss Webber will exhibit new works in stone and fiber, from his 12 foot mixed media kayak called "The Traveller," to his sandstone "Koi" through Aug. 27.
Neil's Clover Patch Cafe: 14485 Highway 525, Ste. 3, Langley; 360-321-4120; artists of South Whidbey will be rotating their art exhibit with all new paintings shown.
Penn Cove Gallery: 9 Front Street, Coupeville; 360-678-1176; www.penncovegallery.com/; 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Sunday; Richard Nash is the featured artist for September and whose work is described as non-objective abstract expressionism, with composition as his main focus. Meet the artist from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sept. 4 and 5.
Raven Rocks Gallery: 765 Wonn Road, C101, Greenbank, 360-222-0102, www.ravenrocksstudio.com. "Wrapped in Memories" features hand-woven wraps by India Rassner-Donovan, uniquely crafted shoulder wraps of bamboo, linen, silk, cotton and wool fibers. Also, oil paintings by Marcia Van Doren, whose work evokes memories; up through Sept. 4.
Rob Schouten Gallery: Greenbank Farm, C-103, 765 Wonn Road, Greenbank; 360-222-3070; www.robschoutengallery.com; featuring Karin Bolstad, acrylic and mixed media paintings, and Dan Freeman, mixed media sculptures; up through August.
Seagrass Gallery at Islander's Restaurant: 848 N. Sunrise Blvd., Camano Island; www.seagrassgallery.com.
Taste for Wine: 5603 Bayview Road, Langley; 360-321-0515; www.tasteforwinewhidbey.com; noon to 6 p.m. Thursdays through Mondays. "Painter of Place," James Moore with original oil paintings; also Janet Pfeifer, mixed media and shadow boxes. Through August.
Whidbey Art Gallery: 220 Second St., Langley; 360-221-7675; www.WhidbeyArtists.com; open daily 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.; featuring Barbara Mearing's pastels, acrylics and colored pencils; through August. Also, reception for Craig Sullivan, photographer, September's featured artist, and Travis Gerard Kuehn, sculpture, September's guest artist, 5 to 7 p.m. Sept 1.
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. "Pilchuck: IDEAS": This is in celebration of 50 years of studio glass work produced at Pilchuck Glass School, featuring pieces from the permanent collection rarely seen off the school's campus by some of the most important artists working in the medium; through Jan. 1.
Also: "Moments of Quiet from the Permanent Collection" is the summer exhibition from the Permanent Collection that features artworks and quotes related to the concepts of tranquility, peace of mind, and inspiration. Through Sept. 23.
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. From the world's oldest living culture surfaces more than 100 artworks including paintings on canvas, sculptures and ochres on bark and bronze castings in this show "Australian Aboriginal Art from the Kaplan & Levi Collection" featuring works from the late 20th to early 21st century; through Sept. 2.
Seattle Asian Art Museum: 1400 East Prospect St., Seattle; 206-654-3100; 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Wednesdays through Sundays, 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. Thursdays and Fridays, closed Mondays and Tuesdays. Admission $7 and $5, free ages 12 and under. "Many Arrows from Rama's Bow: Paintings of the Ramayana" includes 44 works of art from the 16th through the 20th centuries that illustrate one of India's epic periods. At the same time, "Women's Paintings from the Land of Sita" explores the work of women who transformed a history of domestic painting into works created for a growing art market. Both exhibitions are on view Sept. 1 through Dec. 2.
SAM Gallery: 1220 Third Ave.; 206-343-1101; firstname.lastname@example.org; 10:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesdays through Saturdays.
Olympic Sculpture Park: Seattle Art Museum has scheduled a summer season that combines visual art, music and community, including music and art-filled Thursday evenings with food trucks, a SAM Remix in August and the season-closing Salmon Return Family Festival in September. For a full schedule go to www.seattleartmuseum.org/getout/.
Call for artists: Art in the Park, Sept. 8 to 9, 114 N Olympic Ave., Arlington; presented by Arlington Arts Council at Legion Park in downtown Arlington; booth fee only, no commission. For information email Roberta95@msn.com or call 360-474-8576 and leave a message. Inquiries taken through Aug. 29.
Mountlake Terrace Arts Advisory Commission: Entries in paintings, prints, drawings, miniatures, calligraphy, photographs, 3-D and artisans' works are being accepted for the 34th annual Juried Art Show. More than $4,000 in prize money is available. Arts of the Terrace is held Sept. 29 through Oct. 7. Deadline for entries is Aug. 30. To enter or to view the prospectus online, go to www.cityofmlt.com. For more information call 425-776-9173 ext. 3300 or email email@example.com.
Previously Loved Art Sale: Art work is now being accepted for this Sept. 8 event at ArtWorks, 201 Second Ave., S, Edmonds. This sale is sponsored by the Edmonds Arts Festival Foundation and proceeds are used to benefit arts educational programs throughout Edmonds. Call 425-774-6049. All art donations will be accepted including paintings, prints, posters, frames, pottery, art supplies and other art related items.
Call for Artists : 2013 Lynnwood Arts Commission Gallery Exhibitions; deadline is Sept. 23. Inviting all visual artists in Washington to apply. The Lynnwood Arts Commission will select artists for month long exhibitions for 2013 at the Art Gallery at Lynnwood Library, 19200 44th Ave. W., Lynnwood. Applications can be obtained at www.lynnwoodarts.org or contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
Holiday Art Mart/Juried: Presented by the Mukilteo Arts Guild, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Nov. 3, Rosehill Community Center, 304 Lincoln Ave., Mukilteo. For an application contact Christine Awad Schmalz at email@example.com This well attended show for artists does not take commission or an entry fee. Table space is $75.
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