"Through My Lens": Nine teenage students of Promising Artists in Recovery, a program created in 2011 through the Denney Juvenile Justice Center, show the artwork they produced after working for seven weeks this fall with Herald photographers Annie and Mark Mulligan. The exhibit features three photographs from each of the nine students, through Feb. 3 at Schack Art Center, 2921 Hoyt Ave., Everett.
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.
Arts of Snohomish Gallery: 1024 First St. No. 104, Snohomish; 360-568-8648; www.artsofsnohomish.org; "Winter Dreams" featuring bright artwork to cheer up gloomy winter days. Through January.
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. The gallery is featuring in-house art instructors Coleen Allen, Dawn Poplin and Bobbi Samples through Feb. 28.
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; Anniversary Show with more than 40 participating artists and more than 80 paintings and works in sculpture are featured. Through Feb. 18.
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. Up through 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 specilize 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; 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 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 group 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. 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, 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 is on view through Feb. 16.
The Sisters: 2804 Grand Ave., Everett; 425-252-0480; 7 a.m. to 4 p.m. Mondays through Fridays. "Premonitions and Remembrance," is an exhibit of paintings and installations by Mike Adams, an abstract visionary of 3-D art; up through April 12.
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.
We Do Art: 5612 Evergreen Way, Everett; 425-238-2585; wedoart.net; 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Wednesday through Sunday; the gallery is participating in the Everett Art Walk and having a wine tasting event 3 to 7 p.m. Jan. 19. The featured artist is Claudia Postema. The wine tasting is presented by Masquerade Wine Company and Face Painting by Cookie. Other entertainment includes music and and hors d'oeuvres.
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.
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; featuring oil painter Deon Matzen who specializes in vanishing rural America; through Feb. 8.
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; Featured for the month of February is Mary Alice Sterling who will be at the gallery from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Feb. 2 to demonstrate and talk about her basketry creations which are woven from natural material and hand dyed and shaped; Sterling does baskets, jewelry and sculpture.
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.
Coming up: Art for Hearts & Hammers Benefit, Feb. 1 through 25 featuring original art from more than 30 island artists with sales benefitting South Whidbey's Hearts and Hammers. Opening night party 5 to 8 p.m. Feb. 1.
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 on view 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; 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; through March 13.
La Conner Quilt & Textile Museum: 703 S Second St., La Conner; 360-466-4288; www.laconnerquilts.com.
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