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  • "One With Puget" by Susan Cohen Thompson is on exhibit at the Ornamental Arts Gallery in Marysville.

    "One With Puget" by Susan Cohen Thompson is on exhibit at the Ornamental Arts Gallery in Marysville.

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  • "One With Puget" by Susan Cohen Thompson is on exhibit at the Ornamental Arts Gallery in Marysville.

    "One With Puget" by Susan Cohen Thompson is on exhibit at the Ornamental Arts Gallery in Marysville.

Cascade Valley Hospital: The work of three local artists is on display in "Scenes of Summer" at Cascade Valley Hospital, 330 S. Stillaguamish Ave., Arlington. The artists are Jim DeFreece, Camelia Nahlik and Phil Lane. The display will be on view through Sept. 15.
Decoy show: The third annual Fall Decoy Show will take place from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sept. 21 at the Best Western Convention Center, 33175 Highway 20, just north of Oak Harbor, on Whidbey Island. Admission is free. Entertainment includes a silent auction and a raffle. Call 360-678-4868 for details.
Stanwood Art Walk: The fifth annual "Art Walk: Your Passport to Art" will cover the historic east end of Stanwood, encompassing the 8700 block of 271st Street NW one block north of Highway 532, from 5 to 8 p.m. on the last Friday of September, Sept. 27. Get your "passports" stamped and initialed at the participating businesses then turn in your completed "passport" for a chance to become a winner in the free drawing. Fifteen small local businesses are showing paintings, pottery, jewelry and more.
Whidbey Weavers Guild: Handcrafted works by fiber artists will be in display and for sale at "Uncommon Threads Show and Sale" from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Nov. 1 and from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Nov. 2 at Greenbank Farm, 765 Wonn St., Greenbank. Techniques include weaving, spinning, dying, basketry, knitting, felting and jewelry making. Details are available at
EXHIBITS: 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 Machine" is a visual exploration of machinery and forms crafted from machines. The exhibit features the work of Michael Gardner, Stephen Lastat, Reg Akright, Don De Leva, John Olsen and Dan Ishler. Through Sept. 28.
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.
City Hall: 121 Fifth Ave. N., Edmonds; 425-775-2525;; 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; Andy Eccleshall's oils will be on view through Sept. 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. The work of Edmonds artist and photographer Jim Ballard is on display through Sept. 13. For more information, go to
Edmonds Conference Center: 201 Fourth Ave. N., Edmonds; 425-640-1243;;
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.
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;
Fisherman's Market & Grill: 1032 W. Marine View Drive, Everett; 6 a.m. to 2 p.m. Monday through Sunday. The Art Loft Sisters, a group of like-minded women who promote new and emerging artists, present entries to "Art at the Island for Kids" through September. Works by Shannon Danks are also on view. A reception will be held from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sept. 7.
Fogdog Gallery: 233 N. Olympic 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.
Hibulb Cultural Center: 6410 23rd Ave. NE, Tulalip; 360-716-2635; "Ramp It Up: Shateboard Culture in Native America," an exhibit from the Smithsonian Institution Traveling Exhibition Service, reflects the popularity and influence of skateboarding on American Indian culture. The show features 20 skate decks, videos and skateboards with Coast Salish designs.The show runs through Oct. 13 before continuing on its national tour.
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.
Mukilteo Art & Frame: 11700 Mukilteo Speedway, No. 408, Mukilteo; 425-315-8506;; 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Mondays through Saturdays.
Ornamental Arts Gallery: 13805 Smokey Point Blvd. Suite 105,Marysville. 425-422-5232;; 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Tuesday through Friday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday. Susan Cohen Thompson will show her oils and watercolors, as well as recent ceramics, through September. Thompson is influenced by nature in the Ecuadorian Amazon and the Guatemalan jungle. A free reception for the artist with live music by Michael Gotz will take place from 4 to 7 p.m. Sept. 6.
Schack Art Center: 2921 Hoyt Ave., Everett; 425-259-5050; "Generations"is the art of Tulalip artist James Madison, who is the 2013 Artist of the Year, traditional pieces with a contemporary twist. Joye Melby, 2013 Artist Advocate of the Year, shows her new paintings inspired by Japanese art prints. Both shows run through Sept. 21.
The Sisters: 2804 Grand Ave., Everett; 425-252-0480; 7 a.m. to 4 p.m. Mondays through Fridays."Real and Abstract in Watercolor" by Art Dujardin, through Oct. 11.
Island County
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. Artists 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. Through Sept. 8.
MUSEO: 215 First St., Langley, 360-221-7737, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Thursday through Monday.
Penn Cove Gallery: 9 Front St., Coupeville; 360-678-1176;; 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Sunday.
Raven Rocks Gallery: 765 Wonn Road, C101, Greenbank, 360-222-0102, Opening reception of "Songs of September: Elegant to Kicky Jewelry Designs" by Lynne Adams and Windwalker Taibi, 5 to 8 p.m. Sept. 6 during the First Friday Art Walk in GreenBank. Hand-crafted neckwear of semi-precious gems, hand-dyed buffalo bone, blown glass and hammered metals. Show continues through Oct. 3
Seagrass Gallery at Islander's Restaurant: 848 N. Sunrise Blvd., Camano Island; Featuring jewelry by Vicki Dodge.
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, mainly on found wood. Also, Maggie Hanley-Welles is a watercolorist whose many pieces are of local scenes or people or florals or abstracts.
Skagit County
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," on display through Oct. 6. Regina Benson's art quilts and textiles also through Oct. 6.
Donate artwork: Artwork is being accepted for the eighth annual Previously Loved Art Sale on Oct. 5 in Edmonds. Donate paintings, drawings, art posters, pottery, art books or periodicals. Donations can be made between 11 a.m. and 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.
Mukilteo Art and Frame: Seeking original art for shows. The theme in November and December is"Spaces." The theme in January and February is "Through the Looking Glass," which is "Alice in Wonderland" interpreted art. Submit photos and artist information to
Call for artists: The Lynnwood Arts Commission invites all visual artists in Washington to apply. Deadline is Sept. 30. The commission will select artists for six-week exhibitions for 2014 and the artists selected will be notified by the end of October. The exhibition site is Art Gallery at Lynnwood Library in Lynnwood at 19200 44th Ave West. Applications at or by request to
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