Gallery and exhibits calendar

Events

Whidbey Working Artists Spring Tour: March 3 to 4; this year’s tour will kick off with a preview reception from 5 to 8 p.m. March 2 at the Pacific NorthWest Art School, 15 NW Birch St., Coupeville, with refreshments and works from some of the artists on the tour to help visitors decide which studios to visit. Tour maps will be available.

Seventh annual Port Susan Snow Goose and Birding Festival: Stanwood House Gallery &Art Center, 9915 270th St., Stanwood, is presenting an art show of paintings and sculptures of birds in conjunction with the festival; opening reception is 6 to 8:30 p.m. Feb. 24; 360-629-4933. The gallery will be open from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Feb. 25 and 26. The exhibit is up through March.

Exhibits

Snohomish County

3231 Creatives Gallery: 3231 Broadway, Everett; noon to 7 p.m. Wednesdays through Saturdays; www.3231creatives.com. Showing the art of Northwest Collage Society artists Suzan Fant and Colette Laico through March 10.

Arts of Snohomish Gallery: 1024 First St. No. 104, Snohomish; 360-568-8648; www.artsofsnohomish.org. noon to 5 p.m. daily; “Romance Is In The Air,” for February.

Balefire: 1801 Hewitt Ave., Everett; 425-374-7248; www.balefirebar.com. February’s featured artist is Sue Simpson displaying her encaustic mixed media and acrylic mixed media, and large oil paintings by Ray Edwards.

Bookend Coffee Company: Inside Everett Public Library, 2702 Hoyt Ave., Everett; 425-259-3492. Open daily. Angela Wales Rockett’s expressionist paintings through March 15.

Citrine Health: 2817 Rockefeller Ave., Everett; 425-259-9899; www.citrinehealth.org. Featured for February is abstract and mixed media artist Staci Hutchison.

Cole Gallery &Artist Supplies: 107 Fifth Ave. S., Edmonds; 425-697-2787; www.colegallery.net. A new show featuring pastels, oils and bronze sculpture by Sandy Byers and Rip Caswell, “Feathers, Field &Feline.” Through March 14.

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. Multi-media artwork of Linley B. Logan shows a broad range of 2-D arts, from printmaking to painting, and 3-D arts in carving and lost and found art creations. Through March 12.

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/: “Lore” is a mixed-media installation by Kristen T. Ramirez based on students’ oral histories; “Heart &Grac” reception ,4:30 to 6:30 p.m. Feb. 24. Refreshments will be served.

Edmonds Museum: 118 Fifth Ave. N., Edmonds; 425-774-0900. 1 to 4 p.m. Wednesdays through Sundays; suggested donation is $2 per adult and $1 per child; historicedmonds.org. “Weavers, Wobblies, and Woe” is the museum’s first exhibit of 2012 and is the story of shingle workers in Snohomish County. Through March 4. Also, a model train exhibit with layout is on permanent display downstairs.

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 Fridays; www.everettcc.edu/gallery. “Portraits and Landscapes,” impressionist paintings and drawings by Irina Kirienko Milton who has taught art at the college for seven years; through March 9.

Gallery by the Bay: 8700 271st NW, Stanwood. 360-629-4297. 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily; www.gallerybythebay.com. Third annual Great Northwest Glass Quest treasure hunt through Feb. 26. Also, the gallery is offering a suite of art classes, from life drawing to fused glass through March 23. To register call the gallery or email indy@gallerybythebay.com. 

Lowell Art Works: 5205 S. Second Ave., Everett; 425-923-3635; www.lowellartworks.com. Open 1 to 5 p.m. Saturdays, 1 to 4 p.m. Sundays and by appointment weekdays. “Question the Obvious — Abstract Views of Real Life” is a juried group show with guest curator Jamie Tuttle; through February.

Meyer’s Cafe: 1700 W. Marine View Drive, Everett; 425-259-3875. weekdays 6:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Roxy Gesler, recently received mayor’s Artist in the Community Award in Everett, shows a retrospective of works, through February.

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; Janie Olsen Exhibit shows acrylic paintings and her passion for fairy tales, nature, romance and the notion of opposites — good, evil, chaos, ugly, beautiful. Through Feb. 29.

OBrien/Osti Gallery: 2702 Colby, Everett; 425-308-2061; www.zhibit.org/obrienostiartgallery. Open 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Thursdays to Saturdays and by appointment. “Winter, Still Here” but there’s new stuff on display at the gallery, including Seattle’s famous Pike Place Market artist, Frank Coble and his hilarious “Bad Kitty” images; also showing are glass works by Dan and Joi LaChaussee and Janet Foley, wearable art by Susie Howell, sculpture by Mark Lowe and Reg Akright and furniture and folk art pillows by Tom and Margaret DeMarse.

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; Featured artists for February are Coleen Allen, and Dolors Ruscha.

Schack Art Center: 2919 Hoyt Ave., Everett; 425-259-5050; www.schack.org; “Embracing the Edge, Working in Clay in the Pacific Northwest,” March 8 through April 19; coinciding with the 46th annual National Council on Education for the Ceramic Arts, the Schack will present works in clay by established reputations and emerging talents.

The Sisters: 2804 Grand Ave., Everett; 425-252-0480; 7 a.m. to 4 p.m. Mondays through Fridays. New exhibit by Matthew Waddington called “Life Drawings,” which describes the body of the exhibit, as well as a large part of Waddington’s portfolio of figurative works. Through March 9.

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. Ursula Stocke is featured artist for February.

Wicked Cellars: 2616 Colby Ave., Everett; 425-299-3360; www.wickedcellars.com. Camano Island artist and author Jack Gunther shows his “Nocturne Series.”

Island County

Artworks Gallery at Greenbank Farm: 765 Wonn Road, C102, Greenbank; 360-222-3010; artworkswhidbey.com; “My Funny Valentine.” Through February.

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. With the one word “Sun” as a prompt, gallery artists have created works that in some way celebrate that golden orb; opening reception 5 to 7 p.m. March 3. Up through April 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. Judi Nyerges is the featured artist for February. Her whimsical watercolors include local scenes from Whidbey Island.

MUSEO: 215 First St., Langley, 360-221-7737, www.museo.cc. 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Thursday through Monday. Works feature the “Steampunk” theme with 40 artists’ pieces reminiscent of the spirit of adventure, invention and craftsmanship of the early 19th Century. Through Feb. 27.

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. Ceramic sculpture in “Locally Grown: Thrown and Hand-built Clay Show.” Opening potluck and party 4 to 9 p.m. March 3; show continues through April 8.

Raven Rocks Gallery: 765 Wonn Road, C101, Greenbank, 360-222-0102, www.ravenrocksstudio.com. The Fifth Annual “Artists in Love” show presents the art of Mary Jo Oxrieder and Windwalker Taibi, the owners of Raven Rocks Gallery. “Raven’s Love Note.” Through March 1.

Rob Schouten Gallery: Greenbank Farm, C-103, 765 Wonn Road, Greenbank; 360-222-3070; www.robschoutengallery.com. The annual spring Juried Exhibition of The Northwest Collage Society offering a wide variety of styles well represented by 45 pieces of art by 28 artists; opening night reception 5 to 8 p.m. March 2 during the First Friday Art &Wine Walk. Through April 4.

Taste for Wine: 5603 Bayview Road, Langley; 360-321-0515; www.tasteforwinewhidbey.com; noon to 6 p.m. Thursdays through Mondays. “Focus on Whidbey,” local photographers Carolyn Brettmann, Karen Leeds, and Tom Trimbath. Through March 5.

Whidbey Art Gallery: 220 Second St., Langley; 360-221-7675; www.WhidbeyArtists.com; open daily 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Featuring a group show with a floral theme, “Gardens &Flowers” for February.

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