Art Uncorked — Canvas Painting for Grown ups with Nikki Wheeler: A fun way to get your brush wet while whetting your whistle: it’s a 3-hour lesson in acrylic painting on canvas, with wine. Beginners can create a painting they will be proud to frame. Each project is broken down into simple steps that are easy to follow. The class is about having creative fun with paint. The class is 6:30 to 9 p.m. Aug. 13 at 3231 Broadway. $55 covers instruction, supplies, and wine. Reserve your spot by going to www.brown papertickets.com/event/405132
Artists of South Whidbey: Long time 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 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. July 26 in the Burrien Building. For further information email Barbara Mearing at :firstname.lastname@example.org.
Skagit River Salmon Festival Unveiling: The Skagit River Salmon Festival is unveiling its 2013 commemorative poster and artistic rain barrels from 4 to 7 p.m. July 25 at the Front Gallery at 420 Myrtle St., Mount Vernon; the unveiling starts at 5:30 p.m. Eight local artists have turned rain barrels into works of garden art as a fun yet educational way to show the benefits of using rain barrels to conserve water, prevent run off, and protect resources. The barrels will be on display with interpretative signs at local libraries, community centers and businesses throughout Skagit County during August. The locations will be available on the Skagit River Salmon Festival website, www.SkagitRiverFest.org. The barrels will be sold during a silent auction at the Skagit River Salmon Festival Sept. 7.
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.
Arts of Snohomish Gallery: 1024 First St. No. 104, Snohomish; 360-568-8648; www.artsofsnohomish.org. 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; 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.
Cole Gallery &Artist Supplies: 107 Fifth Ave. S., Edmonds; 425-697-2787; www.colegallery.net; “”Wilderness Wandering,” paintings by Mark Boyle who captures the outdoors, by day and night. Boyle brings his perspective as an avid fisherman and backpacker to his art. Up through Aug. 17.
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 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; 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 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. 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; 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. The “Amylynn Richards Photography Exhibit.” Richards uses Nikon cameras and lenses, paints digitally and prints her fine art and portraits on canvas, metal and acrylic. The show runs through Aug. 31
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 month of 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. For the month of July, four driftwood artists are featured: Sue Banks; Chadd Hass; Jan Petzel and Shirley Harwell.
Port Gardner Bay Winery: 2802 Rockefeller Ave, Everett; 425-339-0293; email@example.com. 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 July.
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.
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.”Real and Abstract in Watercolor” is a new exhibit by Art Dujardin, through Oct. 11.
We are Art: ArtSpace Everett Lofts, 2917 Hoyt Ave., Everett. Native American artist Cassandra Reed is featured from 4 to 7 p.m. at the July 20 Artwalk. Reed is inspired by high style fashion to highlight her American Indian heritage with paintings that are dramatic and provocative. She uses a mixture of media to bring a painting to life. She will display her latest work in a monthlong show with the opening event at ArtWalk.
Wisedesignz: 2908 Wetmore Ave., Everett; 425-259-2361; www.wisedesignz.com; 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; www.wickedcellars.com/. Featuring abstract oil painter Jamie Tuttle, through August. Tuttle paints on a big canvas and uses oil sticks because he likes their texture and that they work like a drawing tool.
Artworks Gallery at Greenbank Farm: 765 Wonn Road, C102, Greenbank; 360-222-3010; artworkswhidbey.com. 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; www.brackenwoodgallery.com. 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; 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 artist Danielle Olivyea Christian.
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. “Summer Moments,” glass, metal, stone, wood mosaics and northwest paintings. 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, www.museo.cc. 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; www.penncovegallery.com/; 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Sunday; For July: Lucinda Abrams is the featured artist. She specializes in transparent watercolor. For August, Joseph Albert is the featured artist. On Aug. 5 and 6, he will demonstrate the methods and tools he uses for his wood carvings. His carvings are a northwest coast native style but he creates non-native expressions as well.
Raven Rocks Gallery: 765 Wonn Road, C101, Greenbank, 360-222-0102, www.ravenrocksstudio.com. “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.
Rob Schouten Gallery: Greenbank Farm, C-103, 765 Wonn Road, Greenbank; 360-222-3070; www.robschoutengallery.com. “Still Lifes,” is an exhibit of new work by artists Anne Belov, Pete Jordan, Rob Schouten and Sharon Spencer; through July 30.
Taste for Wine: 5603 Bayview Road, Langley; 360-321-0515; www.tasteforwinewhidbey.com; 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; www.WhidbeyArtists.com; 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.
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; www.museumofnwart.org. “Reflections: Selections From the Permanent Collection” runs through Sept. 29.
La Conner Quilt &Textile Museum: 703 S Second St., La Conner; 360-466-4288; www.laconnerquilts.com. “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.
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 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.
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.
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