“Waterworks 2012”: The Northwest Watercolor Society is presenting its 21st Annual Waterworks 2012 Membership Exhibition featuring 55 paintings from 181 entries through Nov. 28 at Kaewyn Gallery, 10101 Main St., Bothell; gallery hours are 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Tuesday through Thursday; 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Friday and 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday.
Mark Eikeland Pottery Show and Sale: 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Dec. 2, 10003 270th St., NW, Stanwood. For information call 360-708-3209.
“The Four Seasons”: exhibit and sale at Stanwood House, 9915 270th St. NW, Stanwood; paintings, pottery, jewelry and more; opening party 5 to 8 p.m. Dec. 8 then 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday through Saturday through Dec. 24. To make an appointment call 360-629-4933.
3231 Creatives Gallery: 3231 Broadway, Everett; noon to 7 p.m., Tuesday through Thursday, noon to 5 p.m. Friday and Saturday; Don Haggerty, painting and small sculpture; through Dec. 14.
Arts of Snohomish Gallery: 1024 First St. No. 104, Snohomish; 360-568-8648; www.artsofsnohomish.org; the “BIG small SHOW,” silent auction to Dec. 2; gala reception 5 to 8 p.m. Dec. 2; no work is larger than 12 inches in any direction so you can take home an original work of art for a reasonable price.
Bookend Coffee Company: Inside Everett Public Library, 2702 Hoyt Ave., Everett; 425-259-3492. Oil and acrylic painter Karla Rae Matista is featured through Jan. 4.
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.zippysjava.com; open 8 a.m. Monday through Friday, 9 a.m. Saturday and 11 a.m. Sunday; “War Is Trauma” was produced by the Justseeds Artists’ Cooperative partnering with Iraq Veterans Against the War and is a portfolio of handmade prints. Through Dec. 11.
Citrine Health: 2817 Rockefeller Ave., Everett; 425-259-9899; www.citrinehealth.org. Featured Artist is Sally Abbey, who works with pastels and acrylics and has recently begun a series of more contemporary landscapes and animal paintings.
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.
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. Edmonds artist Karen Simonson is showing mixed media paintings through mid-December.
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; www.edcc.edu/gallery. “Embodied Motifs,” features artist Audineh Asaf’s black and white photography exploring her identity as an Iranian American and the representation of the female body in both cultures. “Embodied Motifs” is her Master of Fine Arts culminating project for Goddard College. Exhibit runs through Dec. 14.
Edmonds Conference Center: 201 Fourth Ave. N, Edmonds; 425-640-1243; email@example.com; [URL]www.edcc.edu/artsnow;http://www.edcc.edu/artsnow.
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; “Winters of Yesteryear” runs through Jan. 27 and features the bygone days of winter with vintage skates, skiis, sleds and historic photos; suggested donation $5 per adult and $2 per child.
Everett Community College: The Russell Day Gallery, 2000 Tower St.; 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Mondays, Tuesdays and Wednesdays; 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. and 4 to 6 p.m. Thursdays and 10 a.m. to noon on Fridayswww.everettcc.edu/gallery;http://www.everettcc.edu/gallery; “Tim Girvin: Master of Typeface Design, Branding and Corporate Identity”: Designer and illustrator Tim Girvin will show his artwork through Dec. 7. Girvin has designed more than 400 film and game titles and numerous logos and custom typefaces from Nordstrom to “The Matrix.”
Fisherman’s Market &Grill: 1032 West Marine View Drive, Everett; 6 a.m. to 2 p.m. Monday through Sunday.
Fogdog Gallery: 505-660-6825www.fogdoggallery.com;http://www.fogdoggallery.com. Fogdog gallery has relocated to new gallery space at 233 North Olympic Ave., Arlington. Presents more than 70 different artists.
Gallery North: 509 Main St., Edmonds; 425-774-0946www.gallerynorth edmonds.com;http://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; paintings and lampwork jewelry by JR Hawse in the exhibit “Call of the Wild and Wonderful” through December.
A Guilded Gallery: 8700 271st St., Stanwood; 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday; this is the new Stanwood Camano Arts Guild gallery, run as a co-op with more than 40 artists.
Lynnwood Convention Center: 3711 196th St., SW, Lynnwood; 425-778-7155www.lynnwoodcc.com;http://www.lynnwoodcc.com. “Eight from Artech” is a new group exhibit of works from artists who work at Seattle’s Artech, an art handling and collection management company. Through Dec. 31.
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, 425-670-5518http://tinyurl.com/3g2z24y;http://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. .
Mountlake Terrace Library Gallery: 23300 58th Ave. W., Mountlake Terrace; 425-776-8722www.sno-isle.org;http://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.
Mukilteo Art &Frame: 11700 Mukilteo Speedway, No. 408, Mukilteo; 425-315-8506www.mukilteoartand frame.com;http://www.mukilteoartandframe.com; 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Mondays through Saturdays; a tree-themed show of 10 local artists’ work for the months of November and December. Stop in to see the artists’ unique interpretations of trees through paintings, photography, jewelry and encaustics.
Ornamental Arts Gallery: 13805 Smokey Point Blvd. Suite 105,Marysville. 425-422-5232; OrnamentalArtsGallery.com; 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, 12 to 4 p.m. Sunday, closed Monday and Tuesday. There will be two featured artists for November: Helen Saunders works with multimedia making abstract paintings using acrylic paint, liquid gold, glass, ferns, yarn and other materials to create her paintings on deep canvases; also featured is Dan Bergsma who blows glass into large vases creating patterns and textures as well as forming substantially sized wall platters.
Port Gardner Bay Winery: 2802 Rockefeller Ave, Everett; 425-339-0293; firstname.lastname@example.org. Featured are Allan Giffen and SKY, aka Staci Hutchison.
Schack Art Center: 2921 Hoyt Ave., Everett; 425-259-5050www.schack.org;http://www.schack.org; “Holiday Show”: Featuring the Women Painters of Washington; up through Dec. 27.
The Sisters: 2804 Grand Ave., Everett; 425-252-0480; 7 a.m. to 4 p.m. Mondays through Fridays; Marcia Burnham presents watercolor, pastel, oil pastel, acrylic paintings, charcoal and graphite drawings through Jan. 11. There are 25 pieces in this exhibit showcasing landscapes, still lifes and equine art.
Stormy Lake Pottery: 6132 195th Ave., SE Snohomish; 360-568-2978; email@example.com.
Stunningly Strange Gallery: 407 Main St., Edmondswww.stunningly strange.com;http://www.stunninglystrange.com; 425.697.0420 or firstname.lastname@example.org. 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.
Vertigo Rising Gallery: 1806 Hewitt Ave., Everett; 425-344-2768.
Wisedesignz: 2908 Wetmore Ave., Everett; 425-259-2361www.wisedesignz.com;http://www.wisedesignz.com; 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Tuesdays through Fridays, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturdays, by appointment Mondays. Featured artist for November is Judith Jackson “Choose LOVE,”mixed media works.
Wicked Cellars: 2616 Colby Ave., Everett; 425-299-3360.
Artworks Gallery at Greenbank Farm: 765 Wonn Road, C102, Greenbank; 360-222-3010artworkswhidbey.com;http://artworkswhidbey.com; Teri Jo Summer, Dale Reiger and Marcia Muchnick are now on display. Fiber artist Teri Jo Summer has designed clothing using transformational elements of melding palettes, textures and shapes; Dale Reiger creates kiln-formed glass; potter Marcia Muchnick founded Pilgrimage Pottery in 2010 where she creates rustic and functional hand-thrown mugs, bowls, platters and vases.
Brackenwood Gallery of Fine Art: 302 First St., Langley; 360-221-2978www.brackenwoodgallery.com;http://www.brackenwoodgallery.com. 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Wednesdays through Mondays; the annual “Small Pleasures” show has artists bringing in special offerings with the caveat that the price be less than $500; through December.
Garry Oak Gallery: 830 SE Pioneer Way, Oak Harbor; 360-240-0222www.garryoakgallery.com;http://www.garryoakgallery.com; open daily 10:30 a.m. to 5 p.m., first Friday of each month, till 8 p.m.; featured artists for November are Joel Griffith, iron and wood furniture maker and acrylic artist Mike O’Connell.
Matzke Fine Art Gallery: 2345 Blanche Way, Camano Island; 360-387-2759www.matzkefineart.com;http://www.matzkefineart.com. 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Thursday through Monday. The annual Holiday Show features smaller works with smaller prices by gallery artists; through November and December.
Penn Cove Gallery: 9 Front Street, Coupeville; 360-678-1176www.penncovegallery.com;http://www.penncovegallery.com; “Finding Balance” is new work by Joe Menth, whose latest photo transfers on wood panels with encaustic is a blending of his talents in digital processing, artistic balance and mixed media production. Up through Dec. 4.
Rob Schouten Gallery: Greenbank Farm, C-103, 765 Wonn Road, Greenbank; 360-222-3070www.robschoutengallery.com;http://www.robschoutengallery.com; featuring the work of 24 gallery artists who are “Home for the Holidays,” offering a selection of work in an affordable price range; through Jan. 1.
Whidbey Art Gallery: 220 Second St., Langley; 360-221-7675www.Whidbey Artists.com;http://www.WhidbeyArtists.com; open daily 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.; 2nd Annual “Art Under $100” Show through Dec. 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; 360-466-4446www.museum ofnwart.org;http://www.museumofnwart.org. “Pilchuck: IDEAS”: This is in celebration of 50 years of studio glass work produced at Pilchuck Glass School, featuring pieces from the permanent collection rarely seen off the school’s campus by some of the most important artists working in the medium; through Jan. 1.
Also: “Circular”: An exhibit of pieces from the permanent collection that considers the meaning and influence of the circular form; through Jan. 1.
La Conner Quilt &Textile Museum: 703 S Second St., La Conner; 360-466-4288www.laconnerquilts.com;http://www.laconnerquilts.com; “Material Men: Innovation &the Art of Quiltmaking” through Dec. 20. Also, “The Best of the Festival,” an exhibit of the outstanding entries that were judged to be the best at the 2012 Quilt Festival, through Dec. 30.
Seattle Art Museum: 1300 First Ave.; 206-654-3100www.seattleartmuseum.org;http://www.seattleartmuseum.org. 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Wednesdays through Sundays, 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. Thursdays and Fridays, closed Tuesdays, open Monday holidays. Admission $7 to $13, free ages 12 and younger, first Thursdays free for all. “Elles: Women Artists from the Centre Pompidou, Paris and Elles: SAM — Singular Works by Seminal Women Artists; the exhibit runs through Jan. 13 and SAM will present a series of landmark exhibitions and programs showcasing the creative and enduring ambition of women artists of the 20th and 21st centuries. SAM is the only U.S. venue for this display of more than 130 works of art by 75 forward-thinking women artists from 1909 to 2007, including Sonia Delaunay, Frida Kahlo, Dora Maar, Diane Arbus, Cindy Sherman and the Guerrilla Girls.
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 younger. “Many Arrows from Rama’s Bow: Paintings of the Ramayana” includes 44 works of art from the 16th through the 20th centuries that illustrate one of India’s epic periods. At the same time, “Women’s Paintings from the Land of Sita” explores the work of women who transformed a history of domestic painting into works created for a growing art market. Both exhibitions are on view through Dec. 2.
SAM Gallery: 1220 Third Ave.; 206-343-1101; email@example.com; 10:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesdays through Saturdays.