Whidbey Working Artists Presents the 10th Annual “Spring Studio Tour”: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. March 1 through 3; a free, self-guided tour that features 27 artists at 21 studios; visitors tour with the help of a map and visit studio artists, many of whom will be demonstrating their craft. Get a color brochure with a map at www.WhidbeyWorkingArtists.com. On the tour you’ll see a diverse group of artists working in many different mediums, including painting, photography, encaustic, print, pottery, glass, sculpture, fiber, jewelry, wood and multimedia.
Gordana Curgus: The Driftwood Players are featuring the work of painter Gordana Curgus in the theater lobby during the run of “The Importance of Being Earnest”; Curgus uses primarily acrylics to reflect a European and Renaissance influence but she sometimes incorporates fabrics, pumice, gels and other mixed media to the canvas. Artwork may be viewed from one hour before performances to 15 minutes after the curtain through March 10 at the theater, 950 Main St., Edmonds. For tickets, call 425-774-9600 or go to www.driftwoodplayers.com.
Quilters Anonymous Quilt Guild — 2013 Quilt Show: The theme for this 32nd annual show is “Out of this World!” with more than 500 quilts that range from traditional to innovative. Prize-winning northwest quilter Klota Underwood is the featured artist; 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Friday and Saturday and 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday March 15 to 17, Evergreen State Fairgrounds, 14405 179th Ave. SE, Monroe. Admission is $7 and includes entry for all three days. For additional information go to www.quiltersanonymous.org.
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; “The Art of All Aboard,” featuring works by clients of this non-profit that provides recreational, social and educational activities for adults with special needs; reception 2 to 4 p.m. March 2; up through March 2.
Citrine Health: 2817 Rockefeller Ave., Everett; 425-259-9899; www.citrinehealth.org. The featured artist is oil painter Josey Wise.
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. Murphey 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; Angela Bandurka paints bold and bigger than life still lifes; artist reception 5 to 8 p.m. March 21 during Third Thursday Artwalk; up through March 31.
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. An exhibit of Catherine Gill’s paintings, all done mostly in the last three years and are river scenes done plein air in Washington state; on view through March 13.
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 Conference Center: 201 Fourth Ave. N, Edmonds; 425-640-1243; firstname.lastname@example.org; www.edcc.edu/artsnow; “Visions of the Chinese Garden Photography Show” features photographs by Ray Pfortner and 15 of his photography students; up through March 15.
Edmonds Museum: 118 Fifth Ave. N., Edmonds; 425-774-0900. 1 to 4 p.m. Wednesdays through Sundays. “The Owl &the Woodpecker” presents photographs from Paul Bannick, who examines the intertwined life histories of owls and woodpeckers with 15 photographic prints of owl and woodpecker species found in the Pacific Northwest, along with text panels, and birdcalls and drumming sound recordings by audio-naturalist Martyn Stewart; on view through April 14.
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/. “Lindstrom: A Retrospective — 60 Years of Photography”; retired Everett Community College instructor John Lindstrom presents ancient relics, athletic action, family snapshots and lots of vegetables and flowers. On view through March 15.
Fisherman’s Market &Grill: 1032 West Marine View Drive, Everett; 6 a.m. to 2 p.m. Monday through Sunday. Featuring works from the Port Gardner Watercolor Society and artists Cynthia Ferguson, Cathy Clark, Gene Cyrus and Mike Mallory that include landscapes, people, boats and animals. On view through March 2.
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. Annual Miniature and Small Paintings Show through March.
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; http://tinyurl.com/3g2z24y.
Meyer’s Cafe: 1700 W Marine View Drive, Everett; 425-259-3875; weekdays 6:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Martin Hodge is showing his artwork for the first time locally; his recent pieces are black and white paintings of vistas, landmarks and portraits using acrylics in a pop art theme. Up through March.
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. Cee Lambert Exhibit opens March 1. Lambert specializes in a representational painting style, focusing on seascapes of the Pacific Northwest, floral work and still lifes while also doing pet portraits. Up through March 31.
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 the pastel paintings of Vicki Johnson who has shown her work in Taiwan, China, Malaysia, Paris, Hong Kong and Singapore, as well as in the United States and is working in pastels doing landscapes, architecture and still lifes; artist reception 4 to 7 p.m. March 1.
Schack Art Center: 2921 Hoyt Ave., Everett; 425-259-5050; www.schack.org. “Fiber Art,” a new exhibit that features diverse pieces from Whidbey Island Surface Design, including a quilt made from electronic art digitally printed onto fabric and extensively stitched, to a sculptural wall installation of swimming fish with bodies shaped from woven “gutter guard” wire; 23 artists are featured; opening reception 5 to 8 p.m. March 7. The exhibit is up through April 5.
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 email@example.com. 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.
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. Photography by Robert Hanline, whose black and white images reveal a moody reflection of a world where people don’t exist but they have left their mark; artist reception 4 to 7 p.m. March 16 during the Everett Art Walk. Up through March.
Artworks Gallery at Greenbank Farm: 765 Wonn Road, C102, Greenbank; 360-222-3010; artworkswhidbey.com. Glass artist Dale Reiger is the featured artist for March showing his kiln-formed, transparent, opaque, and iridescent glass pieces; artist reception 5 to 8 p.m. March 1 with live music by guitarist Quinn Firzpatrick.
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. “The Steamroller Print Show,” opens with a potluck and party 4:30 to 9 p.m. March 2 with dress attire black and white (optional); guests can purchase prints created by Northwest artists who participated in The Anacortes Arts Festival, “Steamroller Block Print Project.” “Block Printing” demonstrations by Mary and Fred Pilkington opening night. On view through April 14.
MUSEO: 215 First St., Langley, 360-221-7737, www.museo.cc. 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Thursday through Monday. John Sarkis does a one-man show of his 2 and 3-D works which are influenced by graffiti and street art. Opening March 2.
Penn Cove Gallery: 9 Front St., Coupeville; 360-678-1176; www.penncovegallery.com/; 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Sunday. Late Night Shopping 5 to 7 p.m. March 2 with a chance to meet with many of the artists living on Whidbey Island, have wine and refreshments and browse the art collection.
Raven Rocks Gallery: 765 Wonn Road, C101, Greenbank, 360-222-0102, www.ravenrocksstudio.com. “Wrapped in Memories,” features handwoven wraps by India Rassner-Donovan in a broad selection of colors in bamboo, linen, silk cotton and wool fibers; also oil paintings by Marcia Van Doren that takes you to forgotten places and cherished times; opening reception 5 to 8 p.m. March 1. Up through April 2.
Rob Schouten Gallery: Greenbank Farm, C-103, 765 Wonn Road, Greenbank; 360-222-3070; www.robschoutengallery.com. The gallery’s first exhibition of fine art photography features five Northwest photographers: Lorraine Healy is an Argentinian photographer who produces earthy weathered images; macroscopic florals are what Louie Rochon loves to shoot; Stephen Roxborough explores the abstract; Sandy Rubini produces surreal and sensual; Don Wodjenski adds 3-D to his work; opening night party 5 to 8 p.m. March 1 with refreshments; up through April 1.
Whidbey Art Gallery: 220 Second St., Langley; 360-221-7675; www.WhidbeyArtists.com; open daily 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.; Featured artists for March include island glass maker Aaron LaChausee and landscape painters Joyce Donaldson, who paints with oils and watercolor, and Ginger Schmidt, who paints with oils. Meet the artists 5 to 7 p.m. March 2 during the art walk.
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 Calderon: 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; up through March 13.
La Conner Quilt &Textile Museum: 703 S Second St., La Conner; 360-466-4288; www.laconnerquilts.com. The museum reopens its doors after many weeks of interior restoration with a new exhibit, “Color, Design, &Inspiration: Kaffe Fassett &Brandon Mably.”The exhibit is a collective project featuring quilts and knitting from both of these London designers, up through March 24.
Tuskegee Airmen: Exhibit depicting America’s first African American military pilots at The Museum of Flight, 9404 E. Marginal Way S., Seattle.: “Red Tails, Silver Wings” are paintings done by Everett artist and illustrator Chris Hopkins who has produced iconic posters for movies such as “Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom.” The exhibit ends May 12 to begin a tour of other Museums throughout the country. Admission is $18 for adults, $14 for seniors 65 and older, $13 for active military, $9 for youth 5 to 17, and free for children under 5. For general museum information, call 206-764-5720 or visit www.museumofflight.org.
Seattle Art Museum: 1300 First Ave.; 206-654-3100; www.seattleartmuseum.org. 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Wednesdays through Sundays, 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. Thursdays and Fridays, closed on Tuesdays, open on Monday holidays. Admission $7 to $13, free ages 12 and under, first Thursdays free for all. “Rembrandt, Van Dyck, Gainsborough: Treasures of Kenwood House, London,” features about 50 masterpieces from the collection, among them Rembrandt’s “Portrait of the Artist,” which left Europe for the first time; through May 19.
Also: SAM will be showing works by Joan Miro in February 2014 during “The Experience of Seeing” exhibition, which will include rarely seen pieces along with paintings and mixed-media sculpture from the last decades of Miro’s life.
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.
Camano Island artist Jack Dorsey: is showing his watercolor painting, “Keeping Warm,” in the 36th International Exhibition for the Watercolor Art Society in Houston from March 12 to April 4.
Schack Art Center’s new Free Fridays Open Art Studio: On certain Friday afternoons every month the Schack, 2921 Hoyt Ave., Everett. is opening up Studios 1 and 2 for interested artists who want to paint, draw, or enjoy some creative company. Artists bring their own supplies and Schack provides the space. Preregistration is not required but artists must check in at the front counter. Free Fridays are noon to 4 p.m. on the following dates: March 8 and March 22. For more information call 425-259-5050 or online at www.schack.org.
Stone Carving Workshop and Retreat: April 26, 27 and 28, Matzke Fine Art Gallery and Sculpture Park, 2345 Blanche Way, Camano Island. Three day workshop is designed to accommodate beginning and experienced sculptors with instruction covering history, concepts, processes, techniques, materials, and tools; working with Neolithic stone and loaner tools available. Instructor is Master Stone Carver Tracy Powell. Cost: $365 and includes instruction, catered lunches every day, dinner Friday and Saturday and party Saturday. RSVP with deposit due by Feb. 25. For further information and full package mailed to you call Karla Matzke 360-387-2759 or email: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Call to Artists: To apply to the 56th Annual Edmonds Arts Festival Juried Art Show. All entries must be completed online. For the 2013 prospectus, visit the Edmonds Arts Festival website at www.edmondsartsfestival.com. Application deadline is March 30. For more information contact Edmonds Arts Festival, Juried Gallery, P.O. Box 212, Edmonds, WA 98020 or email@example.com or www.edmondsartsfestival.com or www.facebook.com/edmondsartsfestival.
Everett artist Jan Hopkins: is the winner of the 2012 Samuel and Patricia Smith People’s Choice Award for the Bellevue Arts Museum’s “BAM Biennial 2012: High Fiber Diet,” for her work titled, “Oh Eleanor.”