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. Featured artist is Sarah Scoggins who loves to paint and draw.
Arts of Snohomish Gallery: 1024 First St. No. 104, Snohomish; 360-568-8648; www.artsofsnohomish.org. The gallery is exhibiting Mary White Swan, who has won several awards with her bead work, creating jewelry and wall art. She uses thousands of beads in each work, woven in one at a time; also presenting watercolors by Joan Phinney. Through September.
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.
Christopher Framing & Gallery: 537 Main St.,Edmonds; 425-778-5150; 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday through Friday 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday and Sunday. Continuing featured show is "Water Play,"original water themed paintings by Jacob Kohn. Through September.
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. Japanese Harajuku street fashion, which ranges from Gothic Lolita, Visual Kei, Cosplay (Anime like characters), to "cute" Kawaii styles of clothing, is on display with works of oil on linen by California artist, Michael Fitzpatrick; Fitzpatrick's show runs through Oct. 15. Also featured are artists Jennifer Diehl and Terrence Gasca.
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; http://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 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 the museum unlocks the door to its newest exhibit space -- a restored jail cell on the lower floor of the museum building.
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; through Oct. 30.A reception with the artist will be 4:30 to 6:30 p.m., Fri., Oct. 19 in the college art gallery
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. Colored pencil artist Paula Parks and fused glass artist Gayle Franklin have created a number of original pieces for this 2D, 3D exhibit. Through September.
A Guilded Gallery: 8700 271st St., Stanwood; 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday; new Stanwood Camano Arts Guild gallery, run as a co-op with more than 40 artists; the gallery will host the Snow Goose festival poster contest.
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. The works of watercolorist John Ebner are up through September.
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; 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, whose brilliantly colored pieces are sometimes abstract and sometimes representational.
Wicked Cellars: 2616 Colby Ave., Everett; 425-299-3360.; The art gallery at this wine shop is exhibiting works by painter Shari Osti, of Arlington, whose exhibit features 20 works of art, and is up through Nov. 10.
Artworks Gallery at Greenbank Farm: 765 Wonn Road, C102, Greenbank; 360-222-3010; artworkswhidbey.com. Featuring "Industrial Glamour" by John Olsen for September; Olsen uses black and white photography to celebrate the creative inventions of the Industrial Age, as exemplified by early motorcycles.
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 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. Mike Burroughs displays his sketches.
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. Featured artists for September are watercolorist Randy Emmons and jewelry maker Joanne Deckwa.
MUSEO: 215 First St., Langley, 360-221-7737, www.museo.cc. 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Thursday through Monday. 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; photographic artist John Olsen is the featured for October. You can meet him from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Oct. 20. Olsen has photographed widely in Asia, Europe and Mexico. For more information on him go to www.johnolsenphoto.com.
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." Through Oct. 2
Rob Schouten Gallery: Greenbank Farm, C-103, 765 Wonn Road, Greenbank; 360-222-3070; www.robschoutengallery.com; After a 10-year hiatus to raise her daughter, sumi artist, Angie Dixon's first exhibition of new work will be on display in October, combining the traditional expression of Asian brush and ink painting, also known as sumi painting, with Dixon's own expression that uses traditional materials in non-traditional ways. 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; opening reception 5 to 8 p.m. Oct. 5 with refreshments and tropical jazz of Baby Bahia. Up through Oct. 31.
Taste for Wine: 5603 Bayview Road, Langley; 360-321-0515; www.tasteforwinewhidbey.com; noon to 6 p.m. Thursdays through Mondays. Group art show through October: prints by George Jennings, "Naked Eye"photographs by Marian Myszkowski, original oils and prints by S.R. Thomas, Jr.
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.
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.
Also: "Elles: Women Artists from the Centre Pompidou, Paris and Elles: SAM – Singular Works by Seminal Women Artists; the exhibit runs Oct. 11 through Jan. 15 and SAM will present a series of landmark exhibitions and programs showcasing the creative and enduring ambition of women artists of the 20th and 21st centuries. SAM is the only U.S. venue for this display of more than 130 works of art by 75 forward-thinking women artists from 1909 to 2007, including Sonia Delaunay, Frida Kahlo, Dora Maar, Diane Arbus, Cindy Sherman and the Guerrilla Girls.
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 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 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 show for artists does not take commission or an entry fee. Table space is $75.
Call for Art -- Artists' Commentaries: Artists have a lot to say and they say it with images. Some artists comment on society, politics, or the economy through their art, which is what we want you to do. Rules are: artists may submit up to five two or three dimensional pieces; fee is $10 per artist, checks made payable to 3231 Creatives; art must be wired and ready to hang; although the exhibit is open entry, 3231 reserves the right to not show work deemed unsuitable due to presentation or subject; entries due Oct. 6. Art may be delivered Oct. 2 through 6 during gallery hours, noon to 7 p.m. Tuesday through Thursday, noon to 5 p.m. Friday and Saturday, or by appointment. Exhibit opens Oct. 9; exhibit closes Nov. 3. For questions and entry forms email us at firstname.lastname@example.org, email@example.com, or http://3231creatives.wordpress.com/ or stop by the gallery at 3231 Broadway, Everett.
David McCrae: Photographer McCrae is back after taking a break for a hip replacement. One of his shows is hanging in the offices of Dethlefs, Sparwasser, Reich, Dickerson, & Key, 100 Second Ave., South, Suite 190, Edmonds. The work will hang until mid-October.
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