Art galleries, exhibits

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Snohomish County

3231 Creatives Gallery: 3231 Broadway, Everett; 425-740- 5030;; 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. “Ink On Paper: Hand Pulled Prints,” featuring art by members of Seattle Print Arts and X Print Exchange, through February 28.

Art Loft Sisters at Fisherman’s Market and Grill: 1032 W. Marine View Drive, Everett;; Through February, see work by Camano Island’s Jack Gunter, including colorful, creative and humorous takes on deep sea fishing.

Arts of Snohomish Gallery: 1024 First St., No. 104, Snohomish; 360-568-8648;

Brushstrokes Art Supply: 5702 172nd St NE, Arlington; 360-658-4044; 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; Artist Alexander Vincini shows his work in support of the Sharing Wheels Community Bike Shop through Feb. 12. A portion of sales supports the nonprofit Everett bike shop for people who need wheels. Vincini has created works for Bluewater Organic Vodka, Everett’s “Street Tunes” and his high school yearbook.

Edmonds Arts Museum Gallery: Frances Anderson Center, 700 Main St., Edmonds; 425-771-1984. 8:30 a.m. to 8:30 p.m. Mondays through Fridays, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturdays. The Edmonds Arts Commission presents a mixed media exhibit by AP Studio Art students from King’s High School, on display in the McDevitt Young Artists Display Case at the Frances Anderson Center. The King’s High School Mixed Media Show is displayed through April 30.

Edmonds Community College art gallery: 7:30 a.m. to 9 p.m. Mondays through Thursdays, until 2 p.m. Fridays and 1 to 5 p.m. weekends; third floor, Lynnwood Hall, 20000 68th Ave. W., Lynnwood; 425-640-1459. College instructors Audineh Asaf, Kristi Gibbs and Gina Rymarcsuk-Grey offer “Three Women/Three Views” through March 21. More information about the show is at

Edmonds Historical Museum: 118 Fifth Ave. N., Edmonds; 425-774-0900; 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.; 10 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Mondays and Wednesdays, noon to 4 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays and 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Fridays; closed Saturdays and Sundays; A show by famed Tulalip Tribes artist James Madison and family opens Feb. 10 and runs through March 14. The “Generations 2” exhibit at EvCC’s Russell Day Gallery will feature traditional Coast Salish and Tlingit artwork in contemporary mediums such as glass, bronze and stainless steel. A reception at 6 p.m. Feb. 13 features the Northern Star Dancers. Many of James Madison’s large-scale pieces can be seen at the Tulalip Resort and Casino, including a 24-foot story pole. His work has been displayed in Washington, New York, New Mexico and Canada, including in downtown Everett and at Everett Community College, and on the TV show “Grey’s Anatomy.” He was named Snohomish County Artist of the Year in 2013.

Gallery North: 401 Main St., Edmonds; 425-774-0946;; 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday through Friday; 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday. “SAND &STEEL,” photography by Joan E. Bowers, runs through Feb. 28. Artist reception is 1 to 4 p.m. Feb. 9 and the Art Walk is 5 to 8 p.m. Feb. 20. Bowers’ lith and silver gelatin prints are from her travels to the Oregon coast.

A Guilded Gallery: 8700 271st St., Stanwood; 360 629-2787;; 10 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. The gallery offers classes. To enroll, go to the website. February’s featured artist is Roy Johnson, who works in metals. During the “Glass Quest” Feb. 15 to 23, featured artist will be Mark Ellinger.

Hibulb Cultural Center: 6410 23rd Ave. NE, Tulalip; 360-716-2635; “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 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. “Mazatlán through My Eyes” is featured at the Lynnwood Library Gallery through Feb. 21. Photographer Jennifer Arlem Molina emigrated from Mexico to Seattle at the age of 12. At 16 she studied art in Paris, which led to her pursuing photography as an art form. The series is a documentation of the daily life in her hometown, where she hoped to overcome her feeling of being a tourist.

Mountlake Terrace Library Gallery: 23300 58th Ave. W., Mountlake Terrace; 425-776-8722;; 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. Through Feb. 28, the Mountlake Terrace Arts Advisory Commission presents a show featuring the calligraphic work of Kathy Barker, who teaches calligraphy at various colleges in the area.

Ornamental Arts Gallery: 13805 Smokey Point Blvd., Suite 105, Marysville; 425-422-5232; learn about classes at; 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday. First Friday free artist opening events. Next one is 4 to 7 p.m. Feb. 7 featuring Robin Larson, fused glass artist from Mukilteo. Larson creates fused glass sculptures, glass and stainless steel wall art, tables, as well as a variety of small dishware. Entertainment at the opening is by Celtic music artists Jon Nauert and Jessamyn Tuttle of Campbell Road.

Schack Art Center: 2921 Hoyt Ave., Everett; 425-259-5050; Schack’s annual Scholastic Art Awards and Exhibit will be displayed in the main gallery Feb. 10 to 23, with an opening reception from 5 to 9 p.m. Feb. 10 at the center. More than 800 entries were received from 37 schools. Jurors selected pieces for best of show from Sam Cahill and Adam McArthur of Cascade High School, Nick Buell of Marysville-Pilchuck High School and Scott Schaffer of Valley View Middle School.

The Sisters: 2804 Grand Ave., Everett; 425-252-0480;; 7 a.m. to 4 p.m. Mondays through Fridays. Through April 11, Evan Peterson shows his figurative paintings on glass windows — the images painted in reverse — and two big canvases. His work has been shown in galleries from Seattle to San Francisco. With a focus on native creatures of the Northwest, the show title is “Native Panes.”

We are Art: The Gallery at ArtSpace Everett Lofts, 2917 Hoyt Ave., Everett;

Skagit County

La Conner Quilt &Textile Museum: 703 S Second St., La Conner; 360-466-4288; Current exhibit includes works by Sue Spargo that focus on texture and the annual crazy quilt exhibition.

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; New exhibits run through March 12, including the view of the shoreline, paintings from the museum’s collection.

Island County

Raven Rocks Gallery: 765 Wonn Road, C-101, Greenbank Farm, Whidbey Island; 360-222-0102; Through March 3, gallery owners Mary Jo Oxrieder and Windwalker Taibi present their seventh annual love-themed show of paintings. First Friday Artwalk is 5 to 8 p.m. Feb. 7.

Rob Schouten Gallery: Greenbank Farm, C-103, 765 Wonn Road, Greenbank; 360-222-3070; Hours are 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday and Wednesday through Friday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. weekends. The second annual, “Art for Hearts &Hammers” benefit show through March 3 features work by 40 local artists. The show benefits a nonprofit organization that repairs the homes of people in need. “Home” is a theme in many of the works of art. Opening night party is 5 to 8 p.m. Feb. 7.

Taste for Wine: 5603 Bayview Road, Langley; 360-321-0515;; noon to 6 p.m. Thursdays through Mondays. Janie Cribbs paints owls for a long time, mainly on found wood. Maggie Hanley-Welles is a watercolorist whose many pieces are of local scenes or people or florals or abstracts.


Scholarships: Schack Art Center offers glassblowing scholarships for six Everett teens. The selected students will get to take a free 16-hour glassblowing class April 1 to 4 at the center. To be eligible, students must be between 14 and 18 and will be considered on the basis of financial need. A brief state about why they want to take a glassblowing class is required. Applications are due by March 1. Download an application on the Schack website at

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 or call 425-771-0228.

Miniature and Small Paintings Show: Gallery North in Edmonds is hosting its annual small paintings show in March. This popular, non-juried show is an opportunity for new artists to exhibit work. Monetary prizes will be awarded in five categories. Artwork is for sale during March. Prospectus at or contact Christy at

Skagit Artists Together: Will host the 11th annual juried Skagit Artists Together Studio Tour, July 19 and July 20. Applications and membership enrollment forms are available at Deadline for submission is Feb. 28.