"Finding Your Voice in Oils": Northwest impressionist artist Julann Campbell takes you through the steps to create expressive oil paintings using composition, color and brushwork; 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Mondays Jan. 7, 14, 21, 28 at Artworks, 201 Second Ave. S., Edmonds; $110 for a four-week session. All levels accepted. Register at www.artworks-edmonds.org or call 425-774-6049.
3231 Creatives Gallery: 3231 Broadway, Everett; noon to 7 p.m., Tuesday through Thursday, noon to 5 p.m. Friday and Saturday. "Encaustic, Encaustic," features wax as a medium in a larger display space with works by Gale Johansen, Jackie Cort, Wendy Lee Lynds, Faye Hays, Judith Jackson and in the art of Chaim Bezalel and Yonnah Ben Levy. Through March 2.
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.
Arts of Snohomish Gallery: 1024 First St. No. 104, Snohomish; 360-568-8648; www.artsofsnohomish.org; the gallery's newest artist is Cathy Loftus, a photographer specilizing in pictures of vintage trucks and farm equipment.
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. Paintings by Janie Whited through Feb. 15.
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.
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. The gallery is featuring the works on canvas of Andrea Gabriel of Bellingham who is also the author of "My Favorite Bear"; up through Jan. 15.
Citrine Health: 2817 Rockefeller Ave., Everett; 425-259-9899; www.citrinehealth.org. The featured artist is painter Pam Penning.
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; Gallery Anniversary Show, Jan. 12 to Feb. 18 where more than 40 participating artists and more than 80 paintings and works in sculpture are featured. Each artist brings two to three new pieces so many genres and mediums abound; opening evening gala is Jan. 12 with hors d'oeurves, wine and jazz featuring the Rich Cole trio.
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.
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/. "Interpolated Spheres" deconstructs the Korean adoptee process with mixed media works by Nari Baker, Darius Morrison and Christina Seong, Jan. 14 to March 12; meet the artists 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. March 1.
Edmonds Conference Center: 201 Fourth Ave. N, Edmonds; 425-640-1243; email@example.com; www.edcc.edu/artsnow.
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; "Winters of Yesteryear" runs through Jan. 27 and features the bygone days of winter with vintage skates, skiis, sleds and historic photos; suggested donation $5 per adult and $2 per child.
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/. "The Spirit of Observation," an exhibit that blends art with science with drawings and illustrations from 12 artists who specialize in scientific illustration. Up from Jan. 7 to Feb. 1 with a public reception noon to 2 p.m. Jan. 10.
Fisherman's Market & Grill: 1032 West Marine View Drive, Everett; 6 a.m. to 2 p.m. Monday through Sunday.
Fogdog Gallery: 233 North Olympic Ave., Arlington; 505-660-6825; www.fogdoggallery.com. Presenting more than 70 different artists.
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.
A Guilded Gallery: 8700 271st St., Stanwood; 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday; featuring watercolor artist Sylvia Domoto.
Lynnwood Convention Center: 3711 196th St., SW, Lynnwood; 425-778-7155; www.lynnwoodcc.com.
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. Sundays, 425-670-5518; http://tinyurl.com/3g2z24y.
Meyer's Cafe: 1700 W Marine View Drive, Everett; 425-259-3875. weekdays 6:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Painter Shawn Southwick is featured during the month of January.
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; featuring paintings and prints by local artist Nicole Weimer, who with a grouop of friends started the art program at her small town high school; she has a knack for portraits, pet portraits and florals. The show runs through Jan. 31.
Mukilteo Art & Frame: 11700 Mukilteo Speedway, No. 408, Mukilteo; 425-315-8506; www.mukilteoartandframe.com; 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. The next artist reception is 4 to 7 p.m. Feb. 1 featuring colored pencil artist Eileen Sorg.
Port Gardner Bay Winery: 2802 Rockefeller Ave, Everett; 425-339-0293; firstname.lastname@example.org.
Schack Art Center: 2921 Hoyt Ave., Everett; 425-259-5050; www.schack.org."Complex Threads": This collection of work from the Gail Harker Center for Creative Arts in La Conner takes textiles to new levels with industrial and experimental materials and pieces that include large 3-D wall hangings, intrictate vessels, contemporary fiber art, multimedia and soft sculptures. As center founder Harker said: "The items exemplify the skills in design, media, and technique that are the hallmark of our courses;" the exhibit opens with a public reception starting at 5 p.m. Jan. 10 at the Schack Art Center, and is on view through Feb. 16. Go to www.schack.org for more information.
The Sisters: 2804 Grand Ave., Everett; 425-252-0480; 7 a.m. to 4 p.m. Mondays through Fridays; Marcia Burnham presents watercolor, pastel, oil pastel, acrylic paintings, charcoal and graphite drawings through Jan. 11. There are 25 pieces in this exhibit showcasing landscapes, still lifes and equine art.
Stormy Lake Pottery: 6132 195th Ave., SE Snohomish; 360-568-2978; email@example.com.
Stunningly Strange Gallery: 407 Main St., Edmonds; www.stunninglystrange.com; 425.697.0420 or firstname.lastname@example.org. This new gallery will display whimsical, surrealistic, and mixed media art; owner Kaitlin Phillips Goodey will be the first to display her own artwork, inspired by fairy tales and memories.
Vertigo Rising Gallery: 1806 Hewitt Ave., Everett; 425-344-2768.
We Do Art: 5612 Evergreen Way, Everett; 425-238-2585; wedoart.net; 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Wednesday through Sunday; owner Beth Glass will be showing some of her vertical gardens and other local artists will also be featured.
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. "From the Outside Looking In" is the January exhibit featuring photographs by Don Torgerson chronicling the homeless; artist reception 4 to 7 p.m. Jan. 19 during the Everett Art Walk.
Wicked Cellars: 2616 Colby Ave., Everett; 425-299-3360; www.wickedcellars.com/.
Artworks Gallery at Greenbank Farm: 765 Wonn Road, C102, Greenbank; 360-222-3010; artworkswhidbey.com.
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.
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.
Freeland Art Studios: 1660 Roberta Ave., Freeland; freelandartstudios.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.
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."Honey, I Shrunk The Art" is the 22nd Annual Small Works Show with 40 artists working in glass, sculptures and paintings; through Jan. 27.
MUSEO: 215 First St., Langley, 360-221-7737, www.museo.cc. 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Thursday through Monday. "Komikon" explores how art has been impacted by comic books, cartoons, graphic novels and computerized animation; costume party reception with surprises 5 to 7 p.m. Jan. 19; up through February.
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; starting at 10 a.m. Jan. 14, meet Judy Skinner who will demonstrate the pastel medium. Skinner works in pastel and watercolor and has been painting for more than 25 years.
Raven Rocks Gallery: 765 Wonn Road, C101, Greenbank, 360-222-0102, www.ravenrocksstudio.com.
Rob Schouten Gallery: Greenbank Farm, C-103, 765 Wonn Road, Greenbank; 360-222-3070; www.robschoutengallery.com.
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.
Whidbey Art Gallery: 220 Second St., Langley; 360-221-7675; www.WhidbeyArtists.com; open daily 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.; whimsical artist Cheri O'Brien is showing her unique pieces of furniture and has embarked on a 1,000 hand-painted bar-stool series. O'Brien's pieces are up through February with a public reception 5 to 7 p.m. Jan. 5.
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; "Eduardo Calderón: Portraits of 20 Northwest Artists" features photographic portraits of 20 Northwest artists by Calderon, who took the artists portraits after interviewing them; opening reception 2 to 5 p.m. Jan. 12; up through March 13.
Also: "Black and White Color Study from the Permanent Collection": Are black and white really colors? This exhibit helps to answer that question while taking an atypical look at the Northwest palette; opening reception 2 to 5 p.m. Jan. 12; up through March 13.
La Conner Quilt & Textile Museum: 703 S Second St., La Conner; 360-466-4288; www.laconnerquilts.com.
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. "Elles: Women Artists from the Centre Pompidou, Paris" and "Elles: SAM – Singular Works by Seminal Women Artists;" the exhibit runs through Jan. 13. 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.
SAM Gallery: 1220 Third Ave.; 206-343-1101; email@example.com; 10:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesdays through Saturdays.
"Perspectives": Women Painters of Washington Gallery, 701 Fifth Ave., Columbia Center Building, Suite 310, Seattle; 206-624-0543; www.womenpainters.com; 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through Friday through Jan. 4. The gallery is free and open to the public to see this group art exhibition, showcasing the diversity of 18 member artists from the greater Puget Sound region.
Cafe Zippy: artists of all ages who have been or who are homeless will get the chance to show their art at Cafe Zippy. Contact Interfaith Association of Northwest for details. Art will be accepted through Jan. 11. Cafe Zippy is NOT the drop off point for art work. Call Interfaith at 425-252-6672. The art will be on display from Jan. 19 though Feb. 12.
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