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Art exhibits, galleries

  • Mixed-media works by Claudia Postema are on view at Meyers Cafe.

    Mixed-media works by Claudia Postema are on view at Meyers Cafe.

  • Oak trees painted by Allene Soshea are part of the exhibit "For the Beauty of the Earth" at Arts of Snohomish.

    Oak trees painted by Allene Soshea are part of the exhibit "For the Beauty of the Earth" at Arts of Snohomish.

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  • Mixed-media works by Claudia Postema are on view at Meyers Cafe.

    Mixed-media works by Claudia Postema are on view at Meyers Cafe.

  • Oak trees painted by Allene Soshea are part of the exhibit "For the Beauty of the Earth" at Arts of Snohomish.

    Oak trees painted by Allene Soshea are part of the exhibit "For the Beauty of the Earth" at Arts of Snohomish.

Art by the Bay: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. July 13 and 14, Stanwood-Camano Community Fairgrounds, 6431 Pioneer Highway, Stanwood. This is a fine arts and live music festival put on by the Stanwood-Camano Arts Guild, now in its 20th year. Art by the Bay includes more than 100 juried artists and craftspeople from around the Northwest, plants and garden art, gourmet food. Free admission, free parking and free music.
Murals in Edmonds: Three new murals will be mounted in downtown Edmonds starting July 15. The Edmonds Mural Society members voted for a 2013 theme of Changing Times. The three murals are Andy Eccleshall's "Changing Times." It will be painted on the north-facing wall of 111 Fourth Avenue N. Ellen Clark's "Coastal Companion" will be painted on the north-facing wall of 515 Main St. Mona Smiley-Fairbanks' "Sebastes Maliger" will be painted on the south-facing wall of 514 Fifth Ave. S. More information is available at or 425-776-3778.
Northwest artist John Ebner: Annual studio and garden art tour runs from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. July 19 to 21 at the Ebner studio, 808 Holbeck Drive, Camano Island. Along with the gardens, there will be new originals, limited edition giclees, images on ceramic tiles and coasters and Ebner will introduce his newest work, images reproduced on metal. These reproductions are durable for indoor or outdoor use. For more information and a sample of Ebner's work, go to
Artists of South Whidbey: Longtime member Bernice Felton will be remembered at the ASW 39th Annual Show and Sale. A special memorial will feature paintings by Felton, who was an accomplished artist in watercolor, acrylic, oils, pastel, colored pencil, collage, and decorative arts painting. She belonged to a tole painting and carving group and many of her hand-carved and painted decorations have been shown over the years. The show will be held July 26, 27 and 28 at the Island County Fair Grounds, 819 Camano Ave., Langley, with an opening reception from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. July 26 in the Burrien Building. For further information, contact Barbara Mearing at
Snohomish County
3231 Creatives Gallery: 3231 Broadway, Everett; noon to 7 p.m., Tuesday through Thursday, noon to 5 p.m. Friday and Saturday. "The Art of Jean Molloy: A Retrospective,"through July 27.
Anabel's Framing & Gallery: 2531 Broadway, Everett; 425-258-6402; 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; Featuring "For the beauty of the earth,"with glass artists: Teri Alverdes and Carol Doherty; watercolor artists Allene Soshea and Joan Pinney. The show is up through July 31.
Brushstrokes Art Supply: 5702 172nd St NE, Arlington; 360-658-4044;; 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Mondays through Fridays, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturdays. Featuring the Native American artwork and carvings of Camano Island Artist, Rick Balam. Show is up through Aug. 31.
Cafe Zippy: 2811 Wetmore Ave., Everett; 425-303-0474;
Cole Gallery & Artist Supplies: 107 Fifth Ave. S., Edmonds; 425-697-2787;; "Spring in Tuscany~Susan Diehl and Dianna Shyne": This exhibit is impressionist paintings of their trip to Italy. Up through July 16.
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. Sara Portesan, the featured Edmonds Arts Foundation Scholarship Graduate, will have an exhibit of her work in the Edmonds Arts Commission Display Case continuing through July 30.
Edmonds Frame Design and Atelier: 514 Fifth Ave. S, Edmonds. Photographer David McCrae will be showing new, large black and white and color images through July 12.
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. Lanie Franza's northwest landscape series, "Sensing Light,"takes viewers on a journey through northwest locations.The exhibit is up through July 31.
Fisherman's Market & Grill: 1032 West Marine View Drive, Everett; 6 a.m. to 2 p.m. Monday through Sunday. Featuring the Art Loft Sisters of Inger Hutton, Paula Antonevich, Christine Hansen, Dorrinda Carlson and Sandra Kramer, a group of like-minded females who promote new and emerging artists, will be showing a mixed-media event through July 31.
Fogdog Gallery: 233 North Ave., Arlington; 505-660-6825;; 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday through Thursday; 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Friday and Saturday. Local artists in mixed media. New for spring, acrylic paintings by Deborah Casteel and jewelry and fine furniture by Michael Wendland.
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. Featuring photographer Kevin Wildermuth whose exhibit "Late State Patriotism in America" is up through Aug. 8. His red, white and blue images depict life in America from Main Street.
Meyer's Cafe: 1700 W Marine View Drive, Everett; 425-259-3875; weekdays 6:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Featured for July is artist Claudia Postema who has expanded her work with watercolors to collage and mixed media, using watercolor and acrylic paints.
Mountlake Terrace Library Gallery: 23300 58th Ave. W., Mountlake Terrace; 425-776-8722; 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. Pam Seaberg started out sewing and making art quilts. She began learning watercolor painting technique and never turned back. Her show of paintings is on view through July 31.
Mukilteo Art & Frame: 11700 Mukilteo Speedway, No. 408, Mukilteo; 425-315-8506;; 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Mondays through Saturdays. Showing for the month of July is Mukilteo artist Gerald Lee "Jerry" Newport who will display his works in oil of familiar local scenes.
Port Gardner Bay Winery: 2802 Rockefeller Ave, Everett; 425-339-0293; Jerry Laktonen of Granite Falls is showing his Alaskan native art from Kodiak consisting of prints and carvings and more. Up through Aug. 10.
Red Cup Cafe: 619 Fourth St. Mukilteo; 425-348-4825; Laurie Crawford will be showing her soft pastel landscapes during the month of July; artist reception 3 p.m. July 16.
Schack Art Center: 2921 Hoyt Ave., Everett; 425-259-5050; "The Art of the Garden"up through Aug. 1, showcasing art that brings the garden inside as well as classic garden art that remains outdoors in mediums that include ceramic, cement casting, sculpture, glass, photographs, paintings and more.
Also: "Visions Explored 2013," is an exhibit featuring students completing their studies at Everett Community College in the studio art and photography programs. The show runs through Aug. 5 in the Emerging Young Artists' Gallery at the Schack.
The Sisters: 2804 Grand Ave., Everett; 425-252-0480; 7 a.m. to 4 p.m. Mondays through Fridays. A new acrylic and mixed media exhibit of abstract paintings and collages by Duane Simshauser called "Rock On, Baby!" comprised of 13 works which curator Lyussy Hyder calls "abstract at its best." The exhibit runs through July 12.
Wisedesignz: 2908 Wetmore Ave., Everett; 425-259-2361;; WiseDesignz and Ron Stocke is inviting the public to share their original paintings done by Ursula Stocke to hang at the gallery as a tribute to Ursula, who died recently. Contributors are asked to share the story of the painting(s) you own in a paragraph to be hung next to the painting. This is display only as a way to share stories of her. None of this art is for sale. Deliver your original paintings/drawings/ sketches by Ursula Stocke after July 8; the show will run through July.
Wicked Cellars: 2616 Colby Ave., Everett; 425-299-3360; Featuring Melana Bontrager who works with India ink and acrylic on canvas., integrating organic forms and shapes into abstract, landscape-like paintings.
Island County
Artworks Gallery at Greenbank Farm: 765 Wonn Road, C102, Greenbank; 360-222-3010; Featuring Jandellyn & Johathan Ward during July. The Wards design functional art for the garden, wall plaques and mirrors, and lanterns.
Brackenwood Gallery of Fine Art: 302 First St., Langley; 360-221-2978; 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Wednesdays through Mondays. "A Painters' Summer in the NW" is a two month show that embraces summer with three painters represented: Pete Jordan, oil; Susan Ogilvie, pastel and Ginny O'Neill, watercolor. Up through Sept. 2.
Braeburn Restaurant: 197 D Second St., Langley; 360-221-3211;; 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday to Friday and 7 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday and Sunday; featuring artist Danielle Olivyea Christian.
Garry Oak Gallery: 830 SE Pioneer Way, Oak Harbor; 360-240-0222;; open daily 10:30 a.m. to 5 p.m., first Friday of each month, till 8 p.m. The gallery's newest artists are: Marcia Muchnick, free form pottery; Michael Watkins, photography; Ron Apgar fused glass and Gay Shuell, carved and embellished gourds.
Matzke Fine Art Gallery: 2345 Blanche Way, Camano Island; 360-387-2759; 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. weekends, weekdays by appointment. "Summer Moments," glass, metal, stone, wood mosaics and northwest paintings; opening is a potluck party and barbecue 4:30 to 9 p.m. July 13. Artists who are showing include Sabah Al-Dhaher, Liana Bennett, Robert Gigliotti, Julia Haack, Phillip Levine, Lanny Little, Merrilee Moore, Jennifer Phillips, Doug Randall, Ross Richmond, Frank Renlie, Hiroshi Yamano and Barbara Zielke. Up through Sept. 8.
MUSEO: 215 First St., Langley, 360-221-7737, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Thursday through Monday. For July, gallery artist David Price will show new works in encaustic and Brian O'Neill will exhibit recently created ceramic vessels.
Penn Cove Gallery: 9 Front St., Coupeville; 360-678-1176;; 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Sunday; For July: Lucinda Abrams is the featured artist. Meet her from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. July 18. She specializes in transparent watercolor.
Raven Rocks Gallery: 765 Wonn Road, C101, Greenbank, 360-222-0102, "Lizard and Fish Tales" is an exhibit featuring the artwork of Tim Potter; up through Aug. 1. Potter calls his art "meticulous whimsy." He uses pen and ink, acrylic paint, pastelboard, scratchboard and paper to create complex patterns and interrelated shapes with subjects such as lizards and fish.
Taste for Wine: 5603 Bayview Road, Langley; 360-321-0515;; noon to 6 p.m. Thursdays through Mondays. Janie Cribbs has been painting owls for a long time, she has completed more than 100. Her creatures are painted mainly on found wood. Also, Maggie Hanley-Welles is a watercolorist whose many pieces are of local scenes or people or florals or abstracts.
Whidbey Art Gallery: 220 Second St., Langley; 360-221-7675;; open daily 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.; Featured artist for July: Barbara Mearing: pastels, colored pencil and oils; the guest artist is stone artist Woody Morris.
Skagit County
Alek's Studio: 106 First St. S. LaConner; 425-268-9697; Paintings by Aleksandr Kargopoltsev, etchings by Aleksandr Mariev, through July 31.
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; "Reflections: Selections From the Permanent Collection" runs through Sept. 29.
La Conner Quilt & Textile Museum: 703 S Second St., La Conner; 360-466-4288; "Kaleidoscope: Fiber Embroidery by Liz Whitney Quisgard," features a 3-D quality captured on a 2-D surface. She has said her goal is "to surprise and engage the mind by seducing the eye." Her work is on display through Oct. 6.
Seattle Art Museum: 1300 First Ave.; 206-654-3100;; 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Wednesday through Sunday and until 9 p.m. Thursdays. Closed on Tuesday and Friday evenings, open on select Monday holidays. Admission $7 to $13, free ages 12 and under, first Thursdays free for all. "Future Beauty: 30 Years of Japanese Fashion," on view through Sept. 8: a look at avante-garde Japanese fashion; first museum in the United States to showcase the collection from the Kyoto Costume Institute.
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;; 10:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Wednesdays through Saturdays; closed Sunday through Tuesday. The gallery is moving from its Seattle Tower location to the Seattle Art Museum's downtown facility on First Avenue this fall. For the past 10 years local Northwest artists have received gallery exposure and a place to display and trade their works. Moving the gallery into the museum gives local artists continued visibility at SAM's downtown location.
"Stitchery": craft and fine art coalesce in "Stitchery," at the SAM Gallery, a show by artists whose work incorporates the mediums of crocheting, knitting, quilting and stitching.On view July 18 through Aug. 17; an opening reception is from 5 to 7 p.m. July 18.
Olympic Sculpture Park: 2901 Western Ave., Seattle. "The Western Oracle: We Will Tear the Roof Off the Mother, 2013": A new large-scale work of art by Seattle artist Heather Hart. This interractive piece is a roof that people can climb on or crouch down into its ground-level attic. Up through Oct. 13.
Also: A summer season of activities that combine visual art, music, and community at the Olympic Sculpture Park. The summer season programs will feature pop-inspired bands and art activities that explore fashion, street culture and the trendy do-it-yourself movement. On Thursdays starting at 6:30 p.m. Art Hit Tours feature curators, local artists and cultural leaders, along with a caravan of local food trucks. These evenings will also include live music. Saturdays will feature yoga at 10:30 a.m., Zumba at 2 p.m., Drop-in art activities from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., sketching workshops in July and crafting workshops in August. Up-to-date information can be found on the museum's website at
Art Quest for Kids, Summer Art Camps 2013: Camps run July through August. Each four day camp is 10 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Monday through Thursday and will feature different art projects such as; acrylic painting, sculptures made from driftwood, wire or clay, wooden puzzle piece paintings, animal carousels, mask making, pastels and drawing. Camps will be held at the Delzell Studio, 2177 Highland Drive, Camano Island, where kids can go to the beach, play in a driftwood fort or beach-comb for art projects. A new camp session is held these weeks throughout the summer: July 15-18, July 22-25, Aug. 5-8, Aug. 12-15, Aug. 19-22; $160 per child per four day camp, ages 7 to 17. For more information go to or call 360-387-2251 or email
2013 Arts of the Terrace Call to Artists: artisans' works are needed for this 35th Annual Juried Art Show held Sept. 28 through Oct. 6. Deadline for entries is Aug. 30. To enter or to view the prospectus online, go to Or call 425-776-9173 Ext. 3300 or email
Donate artwork to the 8th annual Previously Loved Art Sale: Artwork is being accepted for this Oct. 5 event. Donate paintings, drawings, art posters, pottery, art books or periodicals. Donations can be made from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays at ArtWorks, 201 Second Ave. S, Edmonds. Or by appointment. Call 425-774-6049. For more information call Meredith Arnold at ArtWorks at 425-774-6049.
Schack Art Center: selected Everett painter Josey Wise as the 2013 Poster Artist for Fresh Paint: Festival of Artists at Work Aug. 17 and 18. A self-taught artist, Wise paints primarily in oil and tends toward a bright palette with expressive strokes.
Northwest artist Jack Dorsey of Camano Island: won the Palouse Watercolor Socius's top prize in their four-state regional juried art show; the Avista Best of Show Award for $1,000. Two of Dorsey's watercolors, "Back Porch Carnations" and "Prize of Summer" are included in the 36 paintings that will hang in the University of Idaho's Prichard Art Gallery in downtown Moscow. The exhibition is open during gallery hours through Aug. 3.
Mukilteo Art and Frame: Needs original art for upcoming shows for Novemeber and December: "Spaces" is the theme for indoor/outdoor/personal or public; January and February: "Through the Looking Glass" theme involves "Alice in Wonderland" interpreted art. Submit photos and artist information to
Also: Mukilteo Art & Frame is expanding its selection of gift items. We are looking for locally made, reasonably priced, unusual things, such as cards, smaller items, that you don't find in the box stores. Send pictures and information to
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