Gallery and studio calendar


The Artists are Coming! Local artists will gather from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. July 28 and 29 at Lavender Wind Farm on Whidbey Island. TThe free event will host artists demonstrating and showing paintings in all mediums, glass, metal and wood yard art, jewelry, photography, pottery and more. Lavender Wind Farm is at 2530 Darst Road, Coupeville. Contact Lyla Lillis at for more information.

Everett Outdoor Art Walk: The art walks are 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.

Greenbank Farm Loganberry Festival: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. July 21 and 22 at the Greenbank Farm, 765 Wonn Road, Whidbey Island; a celebration of local food, art and music;

Skagit Artists Together 2012 Studio Tour: 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. July 21 and 22. This ninth annual juried tour includes 23 artists showing at 16 studios. Go to to browse the tour brochure and download a copy.

Artists of South Whidbey 38th annual show and sale: opening reception 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. July 27, show continues 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. July 28 and 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. July 29 at the Island County Fair Grounds; new this year is “Small Works,” original pieces 154-square inches or less; 25 artists are participating with artworks for sale including watercolors, oils, acrylics, pastels and colored pencil pieces. email Barbara Mearing at

“Your Passport to Art”: Historic East Stanwood’s third annual Art Walk, 5 to 8 p.m. July 28, Aug. 25 and Sept. 29 with businesses and restaurants throughout east Stanwood featuring local artists original work along with music and appetizers. Passports are handed to you at the first business you visit; fill out your passport and qualify for a special prize drawing.

The Cama Beach Quilters: The third open-air quilt show, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. July 28 at Cama Beach State Park, 1880 S. West Camano Drive, Camano Island. The show will feature a new group of 50 of the more than 160 quilts the group has made since 2002 for the cabins at the park. Bed-size and smaller quilts will be for sale; quilt-related activities in the Cama Center for all ages, including some sewing of quilt blocks, flower pounding and a bed-turning of antique quilts. Free but a state parks Discover Pass (available at the Cama Welcome Center) is required for parking; shuttles will be available between the parking lots and the beach. For questions call Pam at 360-387-4550 or email

Greater Marysville Artists Guild Festival of the Arts: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. July 28 and 29 at Comeford Park, 514 Delta Ave., Marysville; paintings, jewelry, fabric items and more; live music and entertainment. Contact Shirley Fulfs at

Mill Creek Town Center Second Thursday Art Walk: 5 to 8 p.m. Aug. 9 and Sept. 13; Town Center merchants will host artists or musicians in their businesses; maps showing participating merchants will be available online at and on the evening of the Art Walk in Mill Creek Town Center.


Snohomish County

3231 Creatives Gallery: 3231 Broadway, Everett; noon to 7 p.m., Tuesday through Thursday, noon to 5 p.m. Friday and Saturday; New works by Lily Chang using tempera on silk or rice paper to paint in the Chinese elaborate style, through Aug. 25.

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; 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.

Autumn’s Framing &Gallery: 537 Main St., Edmonds; 425-778-5150; 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. “Water Play,” original water themed paintings by Jacob Kohn. Through Aug. 15.

Bookend Coffee Company: Inside Everett Public Library, 2702 Hoyt Ave., Everett; 425-259-3492. Artist Shawn Southwick shows off his colorful paintings through Aug. 31.

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.

Citrine Health: 2817 Rockefeller Ave., Everett; 425-259-9899; Featured artist is painter Ursula Stocke.

City Hall: 121 Fifth Ave. N., Edmonds; 425-775-2525; 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; Young new plein air oil painter Brooke Borcherding’s show “Skyline Over Lake Union” with works of Seattle city scenes and Edmonds vistas. Show runs until July 31.

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 Conference Center: 201 Fourth Ave. N, Edmonds; 425-640-1243;; [URL];; “Environmental Still Life,” features photography by Jacob Smithers who uses aged structures and nature to capture patterns and textures of rural subjects. Through Sept. 7.

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; 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; “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.

Future of Flight Aviation Center: 8415 Paine Field Blvd., Mukilteo; open daily 8:30 a.m. to 5:30; “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.

A Guilded Gallery: 8700 271st St., Stanwood; The Stanwood Camano Arts Guild is opening its new co-op gallery at 10 a.m. July 20, displaying work by local artists. The gallery plans three annual art shows.

Lynnwood Convention Center: 3711 196th St., SW, Lynnwood;; 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.

Marysville Floral: 1512 Third St., Marysville;; 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. Dan Clements is an underwater photographer who wrote the book “Critters, Creatures &Kelp.” By sharing images of life below the water, he hopes to increase people’s care and concern for our marine environment. Through July.

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; artist Claudia Postma’s mixed media of acrylic and collage is up through July 31.

Ornamental Arts Gallery: 13805 Smokey Point Blvd. Suite 105, Marysville. 425-422-5232;; 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; Featured are Allan Giffen and SKY, aka Staci Hutchison.

Red Cup Cafe: 619 Fourth St., Mukilteo; 425-348-4825; Laurie Crawford shows “Pastel Local Landscapes II,” who has a passion for plein air painting and is a member of the Northwest Pastel Society.

Schack Art Center: 2921 Hoyt Ave., Everett;;; “Artist of the Year” celebrates bronze sculptor Kevin Pettelle and Art Advocate of the Year Jose Wise; their works are up through July 29.

Also: “Bronze Age Meets the Digital Age”: A free artist lecture with 2012 Artist of the Year Kevin Pettelle, 6 to 7 p.m. July 21. During the lecture Pettelle will illustrate, using as an example his recent commission “Late for the Interurban” located in Fremont; questions and answers will follow the presentation.

Wisedesignz: 2908 Wetmore Ave., Everett;;; 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Tuesdays through Fridays, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturdays, by appointment Mondays. Original acrylics by David Larimer in “Calm of the Wild” with opening reception 4 to 7 p.m. July 21. Up through July.

Wicked Cellars: 2616 Colby Ave., Everett; 425-299-3360. “Art of the African Mask” featuring more than 60 museum quality African masks; opening reception from 4 to 7 p.m. July 21 during Everett Art Walk with live entertainment by Mohammed Shaibu.

Island County

Artworks Gallery at Greenbank Farm: 765 Wonn Road, C102, Greenbank;; 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.

Brackenwood Gallery of Fine Art: 302 First St., Langley;; 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; up through July 30.

Braeburn Restaurant: 197 D Second St., Langley;;; 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;;; 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.

Matzke Fine Art Gallery: 2345 Blanche Way, Camano Island;; “Postcards from Whidbey” features the playful 3-D paper collages of Adriana Mannion, who creates with colored art pens; up through July 31.

Rob Schouten Gallery: Greenbank Farm, C-103, 765 Wonn Road, Greenbank;; 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; up through Aug. 1.

Taste for Wine: 5603 Bayview Road, Langley;;; noon to 6 p.m. Thursdays through Mondays. “Painter of Place,” James Moore with original oil paintings; also Janet Pfeifer, mixed media and shadow boxes.

Whidbey Art Gallery: 220 Second St., Langley;;; open daily 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Artist Ron Ward is showing his encaustic and bronze. Through July.

Skagit County

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; “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: “Moments of Quiet from the Permanent Collection” is the summer exhibition from the Permanent Collection that features artworks and quotes related to the concepts of tranquility, peace of mind, and inspiration. Through Sept. 23.


Seattle Art Museum: 1300 First Ave.;; 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. 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. Through Aug. 5.

SAM Gallery: 1220 Third Ave.; 206-343-1101;; 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. Through Aug. 18.


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; booth fee only, no commission. For information email 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-D 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 For more information call 425-776-9173 ext. 3300 or email

Previously Loved Art Sale: Art work is now being accepted for this Sept. 8 event 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.

Hibulb Cultural Center Series: This series includes a weaving demonstration 1 to 2 p.m. July 28 at 6410 23rd Ave. NE, Tulalip. For more information call 360-716-2635.

Take Your Best Shot!: Photographers are invited to enter a juried competition for Art in the Alleys; photos must be of Mount Vernon’s historic downtown. Photographers may enter images in landscape/architecture, people and abstract. A cash award of $250 for “Best Of Show.” Entry fee is $25 for the first two photographs and $10 for each additional;[URL] and click on Art in the Alleys. [/URL]

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