“POW” (Politics of War): An exhibit of works by local artists that 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 at 565 Camano Ave., Langley, until the end of June. Free.
“Fireworks + Artworks”: Whidbey Art Trail’s Fourth of July celebration includes 27 artist studios welcoming visitors throughout the holiday week for this first annual event so see potters throwing a new vessel, a painter placing the final strokes on a piece or a glassmaker twirling wands in a hot fire. Pick up a Whidbey Art Trail brochure on the Mukilteo and Coupeville ferries, and at visitor centers, and retail stores throughout the island. Or download a Whidbey Art Trail map from whidbeyarttrail.com/.
Whidbey Allied Artists’ Art Show: See artists in action while viewing a variety of 2 and 3-D art, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. July 6 to 9 at the Coupeville Rec Hall, 905 Alexander St., Coupeville. Free. Any questions, please call Margaret at 360-969-2111.
Mill Creek Town Center Second Thursday Art Walk: Town Center merchants will host artists or musicians in their businesses; maps showing participating merchants will be available online at www.millcreektowncenter.biz and on the evening of the Art Walk in Mill Creek Town Center. The Art Walk is planned from 5 to 8 p.m. July 12, Aug. 9 and Sept. 13.
Art By the Bay: Fine arts and live music festival featuring more than 100 juried artists and crafts people, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. July 14 and 15 at Stanwood-Camano Fairgrounds, 6431 Pioneer Highway, Stanwood. For more information go to www.stanwoodcamanoarts.com.
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., Tuesday through Thursday, noon to 5 p.m. Friday and Saturday; 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/; the gallery celebrates summer with “June is Busting Out All Over” with pieces reminicient of this green month.
Autumn’s Framing &Gallery: 537 Main St., Edmonds; 425-778-5150; www.autumnsframing.com. 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Mondays through Wednesdays and Fridays, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Thursdays, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturdays. A range of Autumn Kegley’s fantasy watercolors, featuring faeries, mermaids and other creatures with a childhood magic. Through July 17.
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.
Citrine Health: 2817 Rockefeller Ave., Everett; 425-259-9899; www.citrinehealth.org. Featured artist is painter Ursula Stocke.
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. David Marty, a premier landscape painter, debuts serene scenes of Washington through July 18.
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 Pamela Harold is noted for her watercolors and lectures on travel journaling and her work is based on her travel journal sketches and her own photographs from throughout the U.S., Canada, Europe, Australia and Egypt. Up through July 30.
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/.
Edmonds Conference Center: 201 Fourth Ave. N, Edmonds; 425-640-1243; firstname.lastname@example.org; www.edcc.edu/artsnow; “Environmental Still Life,” features photography by Jacob Smithers who uses aged structures and nature to capture patterns and textures of rural subjects; through Aug. 10.
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; suggested donation is $2 per adult and $1 per child historicedmonds.org; closed Saturdays and Sundays. 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 http://www.everettcc.edu/gallery. “The Art and Science of the Wooden Boat” exhibits the craft of wooden boat building. Watch as a wooden dory is built during the duration of the exhibit; Sept. 17 through Oct. 30.
Fogdog Gallery: 505-660-6825 http://www.fogdoggallery.com. Fogdog gallery has relocated to new gallery space at 233 N. Olympic Ave., Arlington. Presents more than 70 different artists.
Future of Flight Aviation Center: 8415 Paine Field Blvd., Mukilteo; open daily 8:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. http://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.
Lynnwood Convention Center: 3711 196th St., SW, Lynnwood; 425-778-7155 http://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.
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. 425-670-5518 http://www.marysvillefloral.com. 8:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Mondays through Fridays, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturdays. Presenting original art work by local artists in watercolors, acrylics, oils, pottery, blown glass and photography.
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, such as a discarded tie into a cell phone carrier or tiny fabric scraps into colorful wall art; through June.
Mountlake Terrace Library Gallery: 23300 58th Ave. W., Mountlake Terrace; 425-776-8722 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; artist Claudia Postma’s mixed media of acrylic and collage opens July 1 and is up through July 31.
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 http://www.schack.org; “Artist of the Year” celebrates bronze sculptor Kevin Pettelle and Art Advocate of the Year Jose Wise; reception from 5 to 8 p.m. June 28. Their works are up through July 29.
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 beween friends to internal reflections; through July 14.
Wisedesignz: 2908 Wetmore Ave., Everett; 425-259-2361http://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.
Wicked Cellars: 2616 Colby Ave., Everett; 425-299-3360 http://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 http://artworkswhidbey.com. Garden Art by Jandellyn Ward for July whose metal artwork is made of new and recycled steel that is cut and ground and formed into components that are welded together; reception from 5 to 8 p.m. July 6. Wine tasting is available and snacks will be served.
Brackenwood Gallery of Fine Art: 302 First St., Langley; 360-221-2978 http://www.brackenwoodgallery.com. 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Wednesdays through Mondays. “Where Gravity Meets Desire” features Buffy Cribbs and Bruce Morrow. Cribbs is known for her paintings on the reverse side of plexiglas that include figurative images of women and geometric shapes; Morrow is an oil painter whose work focuses on scenes from the prairie or desert. Reception from 5 to 7 p.m. June 30. Up through July 30.
Braeburn Restaurant: 197 D Second St., Langley; 360-221-3211 http://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.
Freeland Art Studios: 1660 Roberta Ave., Freeland http://freelandartstudios.com.
Gallery by the Bay: 8700 271st NW, Stanwood. 360-629-4297. 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily http://www.gallerybythebay.com.
Garry Oak Gallery: 830 SE Pioneer Way, Oak Harbor; 360-240-0222 http://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.
The Loft at Terry’s Corner: 848 N. Sunrise Blvd., Camano Island, 360-654-6547. 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Tuesday through Sunday.
Matzke Fine Art Gallery: 2345 Blanche Way, Camano Island; 360-387-2759 http://www.matzkefineart.com. 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. weekends, by appointment weekdays.
MUSEO: 215 First St., Langley, 360-221-7737, http://www.museo.cc; artists of South Whidbey will be rotating their art exhibit with all new paintings shown.
Raven Rocks Gallery: 765 Wonn Road, C101, Greenbank, 360-222-0102, “>. 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Thursday through Monday. Featured artists will exhibit works in blacks and white and are: 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; up through June.
Neil’s Clover Patch Cafe: 14485 Highway 525, Ste. 3, Langley; 360-321-4120 http://www.ravenrocksstudio.com.
Rob Schouten Gallery: Greenbank Farm, C-103, 765 Wonn Road, Greenbank; 360-222-3070 http://www.robschoutengallery.com. The pastels of award-winning artist Annette Adrian Hanna are on display through July 4.
Also: Painter Anne Belov and sculptor Sharon Spencer will share an exhibition “Always a Self Portrait.” Belov’s paintings and prints are known for their vibrant palette and use of light; Spencer employs a fascination with native cultures and a deep respect for animals and the earth in her bronze pieces; opening reception 5 to 8 p.m. July 6 with music by Baby Bahia and refreshments. Up through Aug. 1.
Seagrass Gallery at Islander’s Restaurant: 848 N. Sunrise Blvd., Camano Island http://www.seagrassgallery.com.
Taste for Wine: 5603 Bayview Road, Langley; 360-321-0515 http://www.tasteforwinewhidbey.com; noon to 6 p.m. Thursdays through Mondays. On display are watercolors by Ron Kasprisin and C&C wire art.
Whidbey Art Gallery: 220 Second St., Langley; 360-221-7675 http://www.WhidbeyArtists.com; open daily 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. There are two featured artists for June. Northwest stone sculptor Lane Tompkins believes anything is grist for his chisel and said he’s “going to cut away what obscures the thing I want to make.” Impressionist oil painter Nancy Anderson is also showing her work, which she says sings with a color harmony.
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 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; opening reception 2 to 5 p.m. July 7; through Jan. 1.
Also: “Moments of Quiet from the Permanent Collection”: opening reception 2 to 5 p.m. July 7; through Sept. 23. The summer exhibition from the Permanent Collection features artworks and quotes related to the concepts of tranquility, peace of mind, and inspiration.
Seattle Art Museum: 1300 First Ave.; 206-654-3100 http://www.seattleartmuseum.org; 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 “>. 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Wednesdays through Sundays, 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. Thursdays and Fridays, closed on Tuesdays, open on Monday holidays. Admission $7 to $13, free ages 12 and under, first Thursdays free for all. From the world’s oldest living culture surfaces more than 100 artworks including paintings on canvas, sculptures and ochres on bark and bronze castings in this show “Australian Aboriginal Art from the Kaplan &Levi Collection” featuring works from the late 20th to early 21st century; through Sept. 2.
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 under. “Colors of the Oasis” is dazzling textiles created in the oasis cities of Central Asia, featuring 65 ikat textiles primarily from Uzbekistan, where these cloths emerged in the 19th century; heralds the recent revival of the ikat technique and growing global popularity of this aesthetic through popular design houses such as Oscar de la Renta, J. Crew, West Elm and Pottery Barn. Through Aug. 5.
SAM Gallery: 1220 Third Ave.; 206-343-1101; firstname.lastname@example.org; 10:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesdays through Saturdays. The annual Summer Introductions show presents the work of nine artists who are new to SAM Gallery: Katie Anderson, Leif Anderson, Patti Bowman, Betty Jo Costanzo, Joellyn Loehr, David Owen Hastings, June Sekiguchi, Raphael Soldi and Bradley Taylor. Sekiguchi’s contribution will be With/Without, a site-specific installation in the gallery’s University Street window; opening reception 5 p.m. July 19. Up through Aug. 18.
More call for artists: Art in the Park, Sept. 8 to 9, 114 N. Olympic Ave., Arlington; presented by Arlington Arts Council at Legion Park in downtown Arlington http://www.cityofmlt.com. For more information call 425-776-9173 ext. 3300 or email email@example.com.
Previously Loved Art Sale: Art work is now being accepted for this event which will take place Sept. 8 at ArtWorks, 201 Second Ave. S., Edmonds. This sale is sponsored by the Edmonds Arts Festival Foundation and proceeds are used to benefit arts educational programs throughout Edmonds. Call 425-774-6049. All art donations will be accepted including paintings, prints, posters, frames, pottery, art supplies and other art related items.