Edmonds Art Walk: 5 to 8 p.m. Jan. 17 on Main Street in downtown Edmonds. "The construction is finished and the results are smashing!" said Jeff Stilwell, director of Edmonds Art Walk. "Kudos to everyone who made this happen." The art walk features a variety of galleries and entertainment. Art Walk maps and more information is available at EdmondsArtWalk.org or call 425-776-3778 or stop by 409 Main St.
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, Wendy Lee Lynds, Judith Jackson and the art of Chaim Bezalel and Yonnah Ben Levy. Through March 2.
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; "Winter Dreams" featuring the brightest artwork to cheer up these gloomy winter days. Through January.
Bookend Coffee Company: Inside Everett Public Library, 2702 Hoyt Ave., Everett; 425-259-3492. Janie Whited Exhibit, "Suspended in Time," is a collection of stylized drawings with paint and a visual account of Whited's journey through cancer and remission and to health. Through Feb. 14.
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. The gallery is featuring in-house art instructors Coleen Allen, Dawn Poplin and Bobbi Samples through Feb. 28.
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.
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 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/. "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 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.; 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Mondays through Thursdays and 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. 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 through Feb. 1.
Fisherman's Market & Grill: 1032 West Marine View Drive, Everett; 6 a.m. to 2 p.m. Monday through Sunday. Featuring semi-professional photographer Brendan Bayne who is an aerospace engineer inspired to take photographs by the legacy of his father; open house 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Jan. 12; up through Feb. 3.
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. "Lumination" a show to brighten up the dark days of winter. Through January.
A Guilded Gallery: 8700 271st St., Stanwood; 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday; featuring watercolor artist Sylvia Domoto.
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 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 group of friends started the art program at her small town high school; 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. Featuring local artists Eileen Sorg and Deon Matzen for the months of January and February. Sorg is a mixed media artist whose subject matter includes birds along with insects, amphibians and mammals; Matzen is an oil painter who does vanishing rural America.
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.
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, intricate 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 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.
Stunningly Strange Gallery: 407 Main St., Edmonds; www.stunninglystrange.com; 425.697.0420 or email@example.com. 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.
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.
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. "Mending Hearts"features sculptor Sue Taves, photographer Michael Stadler and mixed media artist Zia Gipson who present the ancient symbol of love and life -- the heart. This is a two-month show with an Art Walk and Artists' Reception starting at 5 p.m. Jan. 19 and up through Feb. 25.
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. To close the show the gallery is holding its third annual Potluck Party, 4:30 to 8:30 p.m. Jan. 26 which is the last chance to see the exhibit until next November.
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.
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.
Rob Schouten Gallery: Greenbank Farm, C-103, 765 Wonn Road, Greenbank; 360-222-3070; www.robschoutengallery.com. "Shades of Blue" features an invitational group show that explores the differences in the hues, values, tones and shades of blue. Participating artists include Robert Adamson, Maryon Attwood, Anne Belov, Karen Bolstad, Dan Freeman, Dan Ishler, Pete Jordan, Barbara Mundell, Kathleen Otley, Rob Schouten, Sharon Spencer, Jan Swalwell, Lloyd Whannell and Angele Woolery. Through Jan. 30.
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 furniture and has embarked on a 1,000 hand-painted bar-stool series. through February.
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.
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.
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.
Pacific Northwest artist Barbara A. Freeman, of Everett, has been chosen for inclusion in the 2013 Collective Vision Gallery show to be held in Bremerton. The annual CVG Show attracts more than 325 artists from 79 Washington cities submitting 896 artworks; of these only 127 pieces were selected for the show. Freeman is competing for $7,000 in prizes going to 11 artists in multiple categories. The 2013 CVG Show is open to the public from 1 to 5 p.m. Jan 19 at Collective Visions Gallery, 331 Pacific Ave., Bremerton. The exhibit continues until Feb. 23. For a complete list of the exhibition events, go to www.collectivevisions.com.
"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. 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.
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