Art in the Park 2012: Fine art and crafts by 30 artists will be up for sale at the Fifth annual Art in the Park presented by Arlington Arts Council, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sept. 8 and 9, Legion Park, 114 N. Olympic Ave., Arlington. Also, the AAC's Youth Engage in Art program will offer a Mural in a Day painting project for kids of all ages. Live music and fresh food includes tacos, pulled pork, burgers and kettle korn.
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 through Oct. 6. Also: Cocoon House exhibit features artwork from the homeless and/or once 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 Pringle's 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.
Bookend Coffee Company: Inside Everett Public Library, 2702 Hoyt Ave., Everett; 425-259-3492. Kendall Shea's travel photography through Oct. 12.
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. The walls are lined with creations from local artists of all ages.
Citrine Health: 2817 Rockefeller Ave., Everett; 425-259-9899; www.citrinehealth.org. Featured Artist is Helen Lueken.
Cole Gallery & Artist Supplies: 107 Fifth Ave. S., Edmonds; 425-697-2787; www.colegallery.net. September features artists Jennifer Diehl and Terrence Gasca and introducing figurative oil painter Michael Fitzpatrick; artist's reception 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Sept. 15. Through Oct. 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 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 Conference Center: 201 Fourth Ave. N, Edmonds; 425-640-1243; email@example.com; 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 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.
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.
A Guilded Gallery: 8700 271st St., Stanwood; 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday; this is the new Stanwood Camano Arts Guild gallery, run as a co-op with more than 40 artists; the gallery will be hosting the Snow Goose festival poster contest. Classes and workshops are for fine art as well as for beginners.
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.
Meyer's Cafe: 1700 W. Marine View Drive, Everett; 425-259-3875. weekdays 6:30 a.m. to 4 p.m; John McAlpine does abstract, still lifes and miscellaneous pieces using primarily chalk and oil pastels. and his use of color, shading and form are his driving forces in abstract pieces. Up through September.
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; local photographer Michael Hesler was given a brownie camera at 10 years old and he's been an avid photographer ever since. The show runs through Sept. 30.
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; firstname.lastname@example.org. 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; 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. The month of September features watercolor artist Art Dujardin; meet him during the Everett Art Walk, 4 to 7 p.m. Sept. 15.
Wicked Cellars: 2616 Colby Ave., Everett; 425-299-3360. "Art of the African Mask" featuring more than 60 museum quality African masks.
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; the annual Print Show runs from Sept. 8 through Oct. 1 displaying fine art prints in a variety of printmaking techniques, such as Bridget Fischer's one-of-a-kind monotypes with an abstract yet contemporary feel and Dona Reed, who uses a linoleum relief block printing technique, and Buffy Cribbs' prints which are linocuts and etchings and Francy Blumhagen who hand-colors her relief prints.
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.
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. Opening Sept. 8 is a show featuring Lisa Snow Lady with new works in acrylic on panel. These works explore landscape and architecture in and around South Whidbey and other scenes in Washington; also, Takuya Tokizawa will exhibit works in blown glass.
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.
Raven Rocks Gallery: 765 Wonn Road, C101, Greenbank, 360-222-0102, www.ravenrocksstudio.com; "Double Bluff -- South Whidbey's Playground," is a photo essay by Tom Trimbath, his final installment of his five year photo essay of the natural environment of Whidbey Island. Trimbath said he doesn't treat digital photography as if it was film. "I don't crop, colorize, add or subtract." Opening reception 5 to 8 p.m. Sept. 7. Through Oct. 2
Rob Schouten Gallery: Greenbank Farm, C-103, 765 Wonn Road, Greenbank; 360-222-3070; www.robschoutengallery.com; Illustrator and painter Wendy Wees has paintings in this exhibit that "cleverly play with the idea of birds and birdhouses in completely original and magical ways," said gallery owner VictoryShouten. Also featured is the handblown glass art of Robert Adamson and Janis Swalwell. Adamson has served as technical and assistant director at Pilchuck Glass School and founded The Glass Eye Studio in Seattle with Swalwell. Meet the artists at First Fridays at the Farm Art and Wine Walk reception 5 to 8 p.m. Sept. 7 with music of The Muse & Eye and refreshments served. Up through Oct. 3.
Whidbey Art Gallery: 220 Second St., Langley; 360-221-7675; www.WhidbeyArtists.com; open daily 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.; Craig Sullivan, photographer, September's featured artist, and Travis Gerard Kuehn, sculpture.
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. Jenny Heishman: 2011 Betty Bowen Award Winner; through Oct. 1. Heishman uses a variety of run-of-the-mill materials including aluminum foil, ceramic tiles, paper, tape, fabric and Styrofoam, and alters the way we experience the use of these items and inspires our interest in broken patterns, faux surfaces and optical illusions.
Seattle Asian Art Museum: 1400 E. 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 through Dec. 2.
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 email@example.com.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org This well attended show for artists does not take commission or an entry fee. Table space is $75.
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