Edmonds Art Festival: The 56th Annual Edmonds Arts Festival goes from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. June 14 and 15 and 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. June 16, Frances Anderson Cultural Center, 700 Main Street, Edmonds; www.edmondsartsfestival.com; www.facebook.com/edmondsartsfestival or call the message line for more information 425 771-6412. More than 240 artists and exhibitors display and sell fine arts and crafts on the grassy field east of the Frances Anderson Center and on the Plaza above the Edmonds Library.
Photography by Dawn McLellan: Her photos will be showing in the mezzanine gallery at Edmonds Center for the Arts, 410 Fourth Ave. N, Edmonds through June 26. The exhibit will include a bay in Scotland, a beach in Washington, a relocation center in California and more. Visit daily from noon through any performance.
David Weiner’s photographs: Weiner has been taking photos for well over 30 years. His pictures show a cross section of Washington state, as well as Arizona, New England, The mid-Atlantic and Italy. Weiner’s photos will be on display June 14 through June 30 at Driftwood Players Wade James Theatre, 950 Main St., Edmonds. Tickets are not required to view the artwork. For information about the artist go to www.weinergalleries.com.
Also: A Restoration Celebration will mark the completion of a 7-year, $450,000 restoration of the Historic 1891 Gaches Mansion. The museum will be free and open to the public for the celebration. See “before” photos. The project involved work on the interior and exterior of the mansion, made possible by Heritage Capital Projects Funds and grants and $220,000 raised locally; opening noon June 21, with refreshments, hourly guided tours from 1 to 5 p.m.; 6 to 8 p.m.: old-fashioned ice cream social and live music on the Lawn; 11 a.m. June 22 and 23, refreshments in the Formal Parlor; hourly guided tours 1 to 4 p.m.
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; a reception for the artist will be 4 to 8 p.m. June 15.
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.
ArtSpace Everett Lofts: 2917 Hoyt Ave., Everett; Ru Otto will be the featured artist for the June 15 ArtWalk. Otto returned to painting after contracting post-polio syndrome a few years ago. Although confined to a wheelchair, Otto is able to maneuver to explore larger canvases and combines strong color with richly textured patterns. Twenty of her paintings will be on display in the lobby gallery from 4 to 7 p.m. and Ru will be available to discuss her art and her triumph over disability.
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. 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; www.cafezippy.com; Everett Art Walk opening with Elizabeth Fatur, 4 to 6 p.m. Free. Fatur’s works have been featured in local and regional art fairs, in magazines, on CD covers, and in coffee shops around the Puget Sound; 35 percent of art sales profits will go to Outdoor Youth Connections.
Cole Gallery &Artist Supplies: 107 Fifth Ave. S., Edmonds; 425-697-2787; www.colegallery.net; “First Glance – Jeff White,” through June 30. White brings an array of landscape paintings reminiscent of the Hudson River School painters.
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 artwork of Kate Larsson, selected as the artist for the 2013 Edmonds Arts Festival marketing poster, is on exhibit through the festival, June 14, 15 and 16.
Also: Sara Portesan, the featured Edmonds Arts Foundation Scholarship Graduate, will have an exhibit of her work in the Edmonds Arts Commission Display Case during the Edmonds Arts Festival and continuing through July 30.
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/.
Edmonds Frame Design and Atelier: 514 Fifth Ave. S, Edmonds. Photographer David McCrae will be showing new, large black and white and color images, with an opening at 5 p.m. June 20. The show is up 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. “Willadene Torbenson: Mixed Media Paintings” shows the skill of building a painting from colorful layers of sculpted paper into the third dimension. On view through June 17.
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 West Marine View Drive, Everett; 6 a.m. to 2 p.m. Monday through Sunday. Lora Parks Cleveland and John Parks are presenting their photographs; Lora’s work focuses on architecture and doors and John is a member of the Nation Association of Photoshop Professionals. Up through July 2.
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.
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. Michelle Templeton’s exhibit of paintings and woodblock prints; up through June 30.
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. Showing for the months of June and July is Mukilteo artist Gerald Lee “Jerry” Newport who will display his works in oil of familiar local scenes.
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, closed Sunday and Monday. Featuring woodworker John Luke, whose beautifully crafted boxes and tables are made with a variety of woods. Through June.
Port Gardner Bay Winery: 2802 Rockefeller Ave, Everett; 425-339-0293; email@example.com.
Schack Art Center: 2921 Hoyt Ave., Everett; 425-259-5050; www.schack.org. “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.
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.
We Do Art: 5612 Evergreen Way, Everett; 425-238-2585; wedoart.net; 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Wednesday through Sunday. Wine Tasting and the Everett Art Walk, 4 to 7 p.m. June 15, with featured artist Shelley Holm, a mixed-media artist who specializes in repurposing glass, wood and metal. Refreshments and hors d’ oeuvres served.
Wisedesignz: 2908 Wetmore Ave., Everett; 425-259-2361; www.wisedesignz. For June, the work of versatile artist Mike Gardner is featured. Gardner is a painter, a sculptor and a tatoo artist who owns Tattoo Garden in Everett. Meet him at an artist reception 4 to 7 p.m. June 15.
Wicked Cellars: 2616 Colby Ave., Everett; 425-299-3360; www.wickedcellars.com/. Featuring Melana Bontrager who works with India ink and acrylic on canvas., integrating organic forms and shapes into abstract, landscape-like paintings.
Whidbey Island Center for the Arts: The theater’s fine arts committee is presenting “Rooms,” the last of five exhibits planned to coincide with the 2012-13 theater season in the lobby at WICA, 565 Camano Ave. Langley. The “Rooms” exhibit will partner with WICA’s production of “The Norman Conquest”. The exhibit includes artworks by Anne Belov, Judith Burns, Richard Engstrom, Jim Hanify, Barbara Kelly, Steve Marts, Anna Mastronardi, Barbara Mearing, Rob Schouten, Sue Owen, Phyllis Ray, Rob Schouten, Michael Tsouris &Gaylen Whiteman.
Artworks Gallery at Greenbank Farm: 765 Wonn Road, C102, Greenbank; 360-222-3010; artworkswhidbey.com. An artist who works in watercolor, oil, acrylics and mixed media, Dottie Sanders is the featured artist for June.
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. “Contemporary Quilt and Textile Show,” featuring fiber artists: Carys Ann Hamer, Cynthia Husted and Cheryl Kamera, and quilt artists: Carol Jerome, Elizabeth Ford Ortiz, Janet Steadman, and Gale Whitney. Up through June 24.
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 David Rogan-Levine of DRL Photography.
Freeland Art Studios: 1660 Roberta Ave., Freeland; freelandartstudios.com.
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.
The Loft at Terry’s Corner: 848 N. Sunrise Blvd., Camano Island, 360-654-6547. 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Tuesday through Sunday.
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.
MUSEO: 215 First St., Langley, 360-221-7737, www.museo.cc. 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Thursday through Monday. June show is: “White on White,” a group show illustrating the impact of monochromatic art on avant-garde visual art.
Neil’s Clover Patch Cafe: 14485 Highway 525, Ste. 3, Langley; 360-321-4120; artists of South Whidbey will be rotating their art exhibit with all new paintings shown.
Penn Cove Gallery: 9 Front St., Coupeville; 360-678-1176; www.penncovegallery.com/; 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Sunday; jewelry designerAkemi Walker is the featured artist for June; meet her from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. June 28 to learn how she creates her wearable art of chains and chain mail, and her jewelry of semi-precious stones, freshwater pearls, Swarovski crystals, and Baltic amber.
Raven Rocks Gallery: 765 Wonn Road, C101, Greenbank, 360-222-0102, www.ravenrocksstudio.com. “Whidbey Woods,” an exhibit of new woodwork by Bob Higbee and Roger White, through July 3. Higbee works with found wood, turning each piece into a vase that often preserves the exterior features of the wood; White carves driftwood feathers, which are finished to be hung on walls or in windows, or displayed on flat surfaces.
Rob Schouten Gallery: Greenbank Farm, C-103, 765 Wonn Road, Greenbank; 360-222-3070; www.robschoutengallery.com.
Taste for Wine: 5603 Bayview Road, Langley; 360-321-0515; www.tasteforwinewhidbey.com; noon to 6 p.m. Thursdays through Mondays. On display during June will be Janie Cribbs’ owls and Maggie Hanley Welles’ watercolors in the “88 Owls and Watercolors” art show.
Whidbey Art Gallery: 220 Second St., Langley; 360-221-7675; www.WhidbeyArtists.com; open daily 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.; June show: Moe Jerome: Featured 2D Member Artist in Oils; Anne Smidt: Guest 2D Artist in Encaustics; Susanne Newbold: Guest 3D Artist in Gourds.
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; 21st Annual Art Auction, doors open at 5 p.m. June 15. More than 300 works of art. Order tickets in advance online at www.museumofnwart.org, or call 360-466-4446 ext. 109, or at the museum store. Tickets are $100 per person.
La Conner Quilt &Textile Museum: 703 S Second St., La Conner; 360-466-4288; www.laconnerquilts.com. Regina V. Benson designs and fabricates art quilts and textiles that appear as if to undulate off walls and ceilings. She frequently uses the environment as her inspiration and substrate, incorporating rocks, grasses, rain and snow in the creative process. Benson will give a lecture June 29 with samples of her cloth and construction materials so the audience can feel the components of her creations.
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 8-11, 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 www.camanoartcamp.com or call 360-387-2251 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
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 www.cityofmlt.com. Or call 425-776-9173 Ext. 3300 or email email@example.com.
Calling all vendors: Art at the Barn is a juried art show showcasing original fine art and crafts June 29 and 30 at the Yantis Farm. You may contact Monica Yantis for more information about the show at 360-435-8815 or email Monica at yantism_@ msn.com. Deadline is June 14. This is an Arlington Arts Council sponsored event.
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.
Partners for Youth Empowerment: Holds its first international gathering July 2 through 7 at the Whidbey Institute, 6449 Old Pietila Road, Clinton. More than 80 artists, educators, and youth workers from around the world are expected to attend this first international gathering called “Catch the Fire.”