“POW” (Politics of War): An exhibit of works by local artists which will relate thematically to the Vietnam era and illustrate what kind of impact Richard Nixon had on politics and society at every level; the show coincides with Whidbey Island Center for the Arts production of “Frost/Nixon” and will remain in the WICA lobby until the end of June; opening reception 6 p.m. June 8, 565 Camano Ave., Langley. Free.
Artists’ Garage Sale: Anyone looking for original art at fabulous prices or bargain art supplies should take in this annual art sale phenomenon where more than 100 artists offer seconds, old and new stock including watercolors, oils, pastels, acrylics, glass, found objects, sculpture, ceramics, photography, garden art and more; 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. rain or shine June 16 in the 2900 block of Hoyt Ave. in downtown Everett, including inside Schack Art Center. Free
Edmonds Arts Festival: Father’s Day Weekend, 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. June 15 and 16 and 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. June 17, Frances Anderson Center, 700 Main St., Edmonds. Free.
Everett Outdoor Art Walk: The second downtown Everett outdoor ArtWalk is 4 to 7 p.m. June 16 and follows every third Saturday from 4 to 7 p.m. July 21, Aug. 18 and Sept. 15. The Art Walk’s outdoor portion is at 2914 Wetmore Ave. There will be an ice cream vendor and music.
3231 Creatives Gallery: 3231 Broadway, Everett; noon to 7 p.m. Wednesdays through Saturdays; www.3231creatives.com. Watercolor paintings by Ron Stocke, honored recently as a signature member of the Northwest Watercolor Society, through July 14.
All Aboard: 2507 Broadway, Everett; 425-327-5533. “Advanced Art Class” art work with Amanda Hernandez, Edward Barnhart, Larry Cullen, along with Eveyln Pringles first paintings and Cherie Estok.
Anabel’s Framing &Gallery: 2531 Broadway, Everett; 425-258-6402; www.anabelsgallery.com. 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Mondays through Fridays, 9 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Saturdays, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sundays. Yuri Konyshev’s watercolors on display.
Arts of Snohomish Gallery: 1024 First St. No. 104, Snohomish; 360-568-8648; www.artsofsnohomish.org. noon to 5 p.m. daily. Jeanne Whitney, one of the founding members of the gallery, returns for an exhibit of her rarely seen landscape paintings.
Balefire: 1801 Hewitt Ave., Everett; 425-374-7248; www.balefirebar.com. Rick Enloe’s airbrushed acrylics on display through June; featured are Superhero and fantasy themes with incredible detail.
Bookend Coffee Company: Inside Everett Public Library, 2702 Hoyt Ave., Everett; 425-259-3492. Wildlife and nature photography by Bill Dewey, through July 20.
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. Local acrylic artist Bud Daniels, who specializes in Alaskan scenery and wildlife, through June 15.
Citrine Health: 2817 Rockefeller Ave., Everett; 425-259-9899; www.citrinehealth.org. Painter Ursula Stocke.
Cole Gallery &Artist Supplies: 107 Fifth Ave. S., Edmonds; 425-697-2787; www.colegallery.net. Mark Boyle and Michele Usibelli in the exhibit “Journeys” through June 19.
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/; “Imagine,” is the 2012 student art exhibit displaying ceramics, drawing, design, graphic design, jewelry, painting, photography and sculpture; through June 8.
Edmonds Conference Center: 201 Fourth Ave. N. Edmonds; 425-640-1234; firstname.lastname@example.org; www.edcc.edu/artsnow; “View From the EDGE” — Visual Art by 2012 EDGE graduates presenting a new multi-media art exhibit through June 8.
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; closed Saturdays and Sundays. www.everettcc.edu/gallery. “The Last Call,” artwork by EvCC art students, exhibits through June 8.
Future of Flight Aviation Center: 8415 Paine Field Blvd., Mukilteo; open daily 8:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.; www.futureofflight.org: “Giving Wings to the World”: An exhibition of photographs taken around the world by Bill Stafford, retired president of the Trade Development Alliance of Greater Seattle. Through Nov. 1. Gallery only tickets are $10 for adults.
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. After six years, Lowell Art Works is closing its doors but not without a big goodbye party; 7 to 10 p.m. June 8. This will also be the last time to see the show “Readymade,” based on the concept that ordinary objects are elevated to the status of art.
Lynnwood Convention Center: 3711 196th St., SW, Lynnwood; 425-778-7155; www.lynnwoodcc.com. An exhibit featuring oil paintings on canvas, mixed media fiber on panel and a variety of other mediums which have been loaned by artists Jean Bradbury, Briana Knight, K. Robinson, Karen Simonson and Kate Vrijmoet. Through the summer.
Meyer’s Cafe: 1700 W. Marine View Drive, Everett; 425-259-3875. weekdays 6:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Artist Evelyn Pringle learned to sew at her mother’s side and has since mastered quilting and turning fabric into art; through June.
Mukilteo Art &Frame: 11700 Mukilteo Speedway, No. 408, Mukilteo; 425-315-8506. 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Mondays through Saturdays. Our gallery is featuring original pastel and oil paintings by Susan Dawson, whose work includes florals, birds and northwest scenes: up through June.
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; Helen Lueken is showing soft pastels and watercolor and functional yet decorative woodwork by Lucinda VanValkenburg; through July.
Port Gardner Bay Winery: 2802 Rockefeller Ave, Everett; 425-339-0293; email@example.com. Featured are Allan Giffen and SKY, aka Staci Hutchison.
Schack Art Center: 2921 Hoyt Ave., Everett; 425-259-5050; www.schack.org; “Schack Instructor Exhibit” is a group show by current art instructors. Through July 9.
Also: Schack Art Center released a book, “Possible Things to Talk About,” the fifth in a series of books written and illustrated through Art Alternatives, a program for incarcerated youth in partnership with Denney Juvenile Justice Center and the Everett School District. The original artwork from “Possible Things to Talk About” is included in an exhibit of youth residents from Cocoon House and court involved youth at Denney Juvenile Justice Center that is on display through June 12 in Schack’s Emerging Young Artist’s Gallery.
The Sisters: 2804 Grand Ave., Everett; 425-252-0480; 7 a.m. to 4 p.m. Mondays through Fridays. “Conversations within the Landscape of Emotion” where works by painter Duane Kirby Jensen explores the art of conversation: ongoing dialogues between friends to internal reflections; through July 14.
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. June’s exhibit will be a potpourri of work donated from local artists to help benefit Ursula Stocke in her fight with cancer; artist reception 4 to 7 p.m. June 16 during the Everett Art Walk.
Wicked Cellars: 2616 Colby Ave., Everett; 425-299-3360; www.wickedcellars.com. Newly featured artist is Shawn Southwick, an oil painter who works in a traditional expressionist style whose focus is composition and color harmony.
Artworks Gallery at Greenbank Farm: 765 Wonn Road, C102, Greenbank; 360-222-3010; artworkswhidbey.com. Featured artist for June is photographer Marie Plakos, who says she strives to capture glimpses of natural beauty.
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. Artist Bergen Rose is known for her dreamy, abstract acrylics and almost always includes the color red; exhibit is up through June 25.
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. Tom Trimbath presents his gallery of Whidbey photographs.
Garry Oak Gallery: 830 SE Pioneer Way, Oak Harbor; 360-240-0222; www.garryoakgallery.com/; open daily 10:30 a.m. to 5 p.m., first Friday of each month, till 8 p.m. New artists are Kim Tinuviel, photography, encaustics; Barbara Lyter, fiber artist and illustrator Kim Niles.
MUSEO: 215 First St., Langley, 360-221-7737, www.museo.cc. 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Thursday through Monday. Works in blacks and white by Larry Halvorsen, who works in stoneware clay; Joseph Pentheroudakis, who creates works in graphite on paper, and Evelyn Woods, who works in paper, gesso, solvent and charcoal; through June.
Rob Schouten Gallery: Greenbank Farm, C-103, 765 Wonn Road, Greenbank; 360-222-3070; www.robschoutengallery.com. The pastels of award-winning artist Annette Adrian Hanna are on display through July 4; Poet Tess Gallagher will read from her most recent book, “Midnight Lantern: New and Selected Poems,” 7 p.m. June 16. Free. Light refreshments.
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. “Veruska Vagen: Somewhere in Time” features Stanwood-based glass artist Veruska Vagen who pays homage to paintings of the past with a technique she developed, called dot de verre: tiny colored glass dots arranged in grid patterns and kiln fired; through June 10.
Also: “Tulipieres: The Tulip Vase Revisited,” features 33 Northwest ceramic artists and “Works on Paper,” featuring collage, etchings, gouache, intaglio, mixed media, monotypes, oil, and silkscreen, all with paper as the support material. Both through June 10.
Call for artists: Art at the Barn, June 23 to 24, 20412 Highway 530, Arlington; Hosted and presented by Arlington Arts Council; booth fee only, no commission. For information call Carey at 360-631-9242 or email firstname.lastname@example.org. Artists sought through June 15.
More call for artists: Art in the Park, September 8 to 9, 114 N Olympic Ave., Arlington; presented by Arlington Arts Council at Legion Park in downtown Arlington; booth fee only, no commission. For information email Roberta95@msn.com or call 360-474-8576 and leave a message. Inquiries taken through Aug. 29
Mountlake Terrace Arts Advisory Commission: Entries in paintings, prints, drawings, miniatures, calligraphy, photographs, 3-Dimensional and artisans’ works are being accepted for the 34th annual Juried Art Show. More than $4,000 in prize money is available. Arts of the Terrace is held Sept. 29 through Oct. 7. Deadline for entries is Aug. 30. To enter or to view the prospectus online, go to www.cityofmlt.com. For more information call 425-776-9173 ext. 3300 or email email@example.com.