Paul Christensen paintings: Oils painted from the artist's digital photographs are on view in a juried solo show through the end of the year at Mill Creek City Hall, 15728 Main St., Mill Creek. Sales of Christensen's paintings are donated to the Wounded Warrior fund, a program that assists veterans who have been injured in service to their country.
Edmonds Arts Commission's On the Fence: Christmas tree art installation at Second and Dayton. Ornaments made by local artists appear daily through New Year's Eve.
Poster art: The city of Everett is accepting submissions for a poster marketing the 2014 Sorticulture Garden Arts Festival in Everett. Artists should submit work via www.Entrythingy.com, a free, user-friendly, artist entry format. Access to the online entry form can be found at www.everettwa.org. Colorful, bold, strong graphic images reproduce the best. Art images focusing on gardening, summer, flowers, birds or other garden wildlife work well. The deadline is Jan. 6.
Art on a fence: The city of Edmonds Arts Commissions offers regional artists a place to create temporary outdoor art installations on a city owned fence at 201 Second Ave. S. Review the guidelines at www.edmondsartscommission.org or call 425-771-0228.
3231 Creatives Gallery: 3231 Broadway, Everett; 425-740- 5030; 3231creatives.wordpress.com; noon to 7 p.m., Tuesday through Thursday, noon to 5 p.m. Friday and Saturday. Classes offered in a variety of topics including mosaics and beading.
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.
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.cafezippy.com.
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; www.ci.edmonds.wa.us; 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Mondays through Fridays. Murphy 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. Michelle Waldele-Dick shows her oil paintings in "Enchanted," which runs through Dec. 31.
Edmonds Center for the Arts: 410 Fourth Ave. N., Edmonds; 425-275-4485; edmondscenterforthearts.org. An exhibit of photographs by Kiyotaka Sugiura, "Lighthouses: A Journey to the East Coast," will shown in the balcony lobby through December.
Edmonds Historical Museum: 118 Fifth Ave. N., Edmonds; 425-774-0900; historicedmonds.org. 1 to 4 p.m. Wednesdays through Sundays. Suggested donation is $5 for adults, $2 for children. Celebrate the museums 40th anniversary with "40 for 40," a look back at the museum's history, which runs through Feb. 9. The exhibit includes artifacts from the museum's collection.
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.
Fisherman's Market & Grill: 1032 W. Marine View Drive, Everett; 6 a.m. to 2 p.m. Monday through Sunday. A holiday show of fine arts and crafts, including jewelry, photographer, acrylics and one-of-a-kind shopping bags, through December.
Fogdog Gallery: 233 N. Olympic Ave., Arlington; 505-660-6825; www.fogdoggallery.com; 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday through Thursday; 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Friday and Saturday. More than 90 artists, most local, exhibit here.
Gallery North: 401 Main St., Edmonds; 425-774-0946; www.gallerynorthedmonds.com; 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday through Friday; 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday. Works by mother-daughter duo Virginia Guest and Kimberly Ann Halvorson Caldwell through December.
A Guilded Gallery: 8700 271st St., Stanwood; 425-493-4422; www.stanwoodcamanoarts.com; 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday. More than 40 area artists show work in a variety of mediums, including paintings acrylics, oil, watercolors, pastels, mixed media, blown glass, jewelry, pottery, wood and metalwork. Holiday gifts include prints, cards and fibercrafts.
Hibulb Cultural Center: 6410 23rd Ave. NE, Tulalip; 360-716-2635; www.hibulbculturalcenter.org. "Coast Salish Inheritance: Celebrating Artistic Innovation," an exhibit of contemporary and traditional Coast Saliash art work from Tulalip tribal members, will be on view through May. Works include carving and weaving as well as sculpture, painting, photography, drawing and mixed media.
Lynnwood Convention Center: 3711 196th St., SW, Lynnwood; 425-778-7155; www.lynnwoodcc.com.
Lynnwood Library Gallery: 19200 44th Ave. W, Lynnwood; 425-670-5518; 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. Featured artist is Alta Godwin through Jan. 10. Godwin works in pastels and is a member of the Northwest Pastel Society.
Meyer's Cafe: 1700 W Marine View Drive, Everett; 425-259-3875; weekdays 6:30 a.m. to 4 p.m.
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; 1 to 5 p.m. Sundays. Patty McNamee will show her work in oils and pastels through December.
Ornamental Arts Gallery: 13805 Smokey Point Blvd. Suite 105,Marysville. 425-422-5232; OrnamentalArtsGallery.com; 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Tuesday through Friday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday.
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. The "Holiday Art Show," featuring work by members of the Northwest Pastel Society and pottery and glass by local artists, runs through Dec. 28 in the Main Gallery.
The Sisters: 2804 Grand Ave., Everett; 425-252-0480; 7 a.m. to 4 p.m. Mondays through Fridays. "Palate Palette," is a group exhibit with a food theme, especially fruit, vegetables, coffee and chocolate. The show will run through Jan. 11. Artists include Roxanne Jaross, Gale Johansen, Emiliya Lane, Irina Milton and Suzanne de Cillia.
Storm Lake Pottery: 6132 195th Ave., SE Snohomish; 360-568-2978; email@example.com.
Vertigo Rising Gallery: 1806 Hewitt Ave., Everett; 425-344-2768.
We are Art: The Gallery at ArtSpace Everett Lofts, 2917 Hoyt Ave., Everett; www.facebook.com/ArtspaceEverettLofts. Artist Michael Bell shows "Visualizing the Dream," his images of sailing and the ocean. The show runs through Jan. 17.
La Conner Quilt & Textile Museum: 703 S Second St., La Conner; 360-466-4288; www.laconnerquilts.com. "Abstracted," an exhibit by the Fiber Art Network from Western Canada, explores the concept of realistic and abstract art. Pairs of artists illustrate their subject: one in a representative piece and one in an abstract or nonrepresentative piece. Through Dec. 29. The Gaches Mansion will be decorated for the holidays through Dec. 29. Seasonal quilts from the permanent collection will be displayed, including a red and white Log Cabin quilt made by Vina McGraw in the 1930s. The quilt top was recently quilted by the Guemes Island Women's Fellowship. The display includes a 1940s Bethlehem Star, completed handmade, and Victorian era quilts, crazy quilts, Civil War era quilts and red and green applique quilts.
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.
Artworks Gallery at Greenbank Farm: 765 Wonn Road, C102, Greenbank; 360-222-3010; artworkswhidbey.com. Hours are 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday, and Wednesday through Friday, and 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday and Sunday. The December show is "A Gift of Memories."
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. "Small Pleasures," with work by almost every artist in the gallery, runs through Dec. 31.
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 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; www.matzkefineart.com. 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. weekends, weekdays by appointment. The 23rd annual "Honey, I Shrunk the Art Show" continues through Jan. 19, featuring work by more than 40 artists.
Raven Rocks Gallery: 765 Wonn Road, C101, Greenbank, 360-222-0102, www.ravenrocksgallery.com. A new exhibit, "The Peaceful Season of Thanks, Love & Joy," runs through Dec. 31.
Rob Schouten Gallery: Greenbank Farm, C-103, 765 Wonn Road, Greenbank; 360-222-3070; www.robschoutengallery.com. Hours are 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday and Wednesday through Friday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. weekends. A ceramic plate made by Pablo Picasso is on view and is available for sale for $3,800.
Taste for Wine: 5603 Bayview Road, Langley; 360-321-0515; www.tasteforwinewhidbey.com; noon to 6 p.m. Thursdays through Mondays. Janie Cribbs paints owls, mainly on found wood. Maggie Hanley-Welles is a watercolorist whose many pieces are of local scenes or people or florals or abstracts.
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