visual arts calendar


Snohomish and Island counties

Arts of Snohomish Gallery seeks new artist members: All categories; get applications from 360-568-8648, or at

Arts Council of Snohomish County classes in the Art Annex: 2919 Hoyt Ave., 425-257-8380, Most are limited to 7 to 12 students. Topics include drawing, encaustics, printmaking, bookbinding, fused glass, watercolor, oil painting and more; costs vary.

Edmonds Art Festival seeks volunteers: 7 p.m. May 21, ArtWorks, 201 Second Ave. S., Edmonds; volunteer meetings will take place for those interested in working at the Edmonds Arts Festival; details available at 206-546-1588,

Lynnwood Parks and Recreation seeks artist for bus station projects: Applications available at; details at 425-670-5518.

Solovei Art Gallery: 2804 Grand Ave. (in Everett Public Market), Everett; 425-501-2448, Gallery now seeks entries for 2008 group shows.

Winter and spring classes: Various sessions through June 17, ArtWorks, 201 Second Ave. S., Edmonds; $70 and $80 total or some at $40 weekly for 3-week session; topics include watercolor, perspective drawing and figure drawing; 206-0774-609,

Business of Crafts workshop: Full days, June 21 and 22, ArtWorks, Edmonds; tips on pricing, marketing, guest speakers and more; registration required, early deadline May 15; 360-357-3480, e-mail

Submit “Mellow Yellow” artwork: Lynnwood Arts Commission’s show of works using the color yellow runs Sept. 26 through Nov. 13, Lynnwood Library Gallery, 19200 44th Ave. W.; 425-744-6459 for submission details.

Mukilteo Arts Guild workshop: Full days, Aug. 15 through 17, with guest artist Margaret Dyer, registration required; call for details on price and location; 425-423-0450, also can register at

Watercolor class: 10 a.m. to noon Thursdays, ongoing, Stanwood Camano Community and Senior Center, 606 Arrowhead Road, Camano Island; 360-659-4108 or e-mail

Edmonds Community College ArtsNow classes: Chinese landscape painting, beginning Spanish, framing for the artist, all-voice acting classes and more; Edmonds Community College, 20000 68th Ave. W., Lynnwood; 425-640-1243,

Life drawing and painting group: 1:30 to 4:30 p.m. Fridays, ongoing, 832 Third St., Mukilteo, across from St. John’s Catholic Church. Work with a live model, drop-ins welcome, reserve a space before each Friday; $15 per session; 423-355-6584,, Downtown Merchants Association of Edmonds: Monthly art walk; accepting submissions from artists in all media; 425-776-3778,

Needle art classes: 9 a.m. to noon or 12:30 to 3:30 p.m., depending on class, WSU Snohomish County Extension Offices, 600 128th St. SE, Everett; $10 per session, registration and other prerequisites apply, must register 1 week before class; 425-388-2400, ext. 5545, topics include machine quilting, reading knit patterns, silk dyeing and more.

Skagit County and north

Registration for young artists: Young artists programs for elementary through high school students of various arts, both stage and visual, Centrum at Fort Worden State Park, 223 Battery Way, Port Townsend; $195 to $365; 3- to 5-day sessions between January and June, registration deadline varies by program, see Web site for form to complete and other details; 360-385-3102, ext. 114,

Visual arts

Snohomish and Island counties

Anabel’s Framing &Gallery: 2531 Broadway, Everett; 425-258-6402, Oils, acrylics and watercolors by local and international artists, ongoing. 4 to 7 p.m. third Saturday art walks,

Art Merchant International: 17161 Beaton Road SE, Monroe; 360-794-7844, Pacific Rim work, various artists, ongoing. “Clay, Copper and Coffee,” primitive-fired pottery by Wayne Kilburn.

Arts Council of Snohomish County: Historic Monte Cristo Hotel, 1507 Wall St., Everett; 425-257-8380, 9:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. daily, May 5 through 30, except not on Memorial Day, field trips for third through eighth grades; students view artwork, watch artists and create their own pieces; free.

ArtsNOW Gallery: Edmonds Conference Center, 201 Fourth Ave. N., Edmonds; third Thursday ArtWalks; 425-640-1243, e-mail [“]Women in the Mix,” mixed media exhibit, through May 2.

Artworks Gallery: 765 Wonn Road, Suite C102, Greenbank; 360-222-3010. Woodworking and photography.

Autumn’s Framing and Gallery: 537 Main St., Edmonds; 425-778-5150, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Mondays through Fridays, 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. Thursdays, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturdays.

Bayview Corner Cash Store: 5603 Bayview Road, Langley; 360-321-4232. Open Door Gallery + Coffee opening in Cash Store reception 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. May 17.

Deception Pass Art Gallery: 40751 Highway 20, Whidbey Island; 360-675-9438. 7 a.m. to 6 p.m. Tuesdays through Saturdays, 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. Sundays. Oak Harbor Bay Artists Group’s works, various media, through May.

Edmonds Art Commission: Frances Anderson Center, 700 Main St., Edmonds; 425-771-0228. 8 a.m. to 9 p.m. Mondays through Fridays, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturdays. Meadowdale High School students’ work, through mid-June.

Espresso Americano: Inside Everett Public Library, 2702 Hoyt Ave., Everett; open daily; 425-259-3492. Bob Fink’s photography, through May 30.

Everett galleries’ art walks: 4 to 7 p.m. third Saturdays, Includes Arts Council of Snohomish County, 1507 Wall St.; Anabel’s Framing and Gallery, 2531 Broadway; Covenant Art Glass, 3232 Broadway; exPressive Art Studio &Gallery &Pottery Loft, 3710 W. Mukilteo Blvd.; Greening Properties, 2817 Rucker Ave.; Lowell Art Works, 5205 S. Second Ave.; Solovei Art Gallery and Sound Holistic Health Center, both at 2804 Grand Ave., Everett; and WiseDesignz Custom Framing &Fine Art Gallery, 2908 Hewitt Ave.

exPressive Arts Studio &Gallery &the Pottery Loft: 3710 W. Mukilteo Blvd., Everett; 206-200-8258, Open by appointment and during the Everett art walks, 4 to 7 p.m. third Saturdays. Gallery offers classes in various media for youth and adults. “All Mixed Up,” mixed media show, May 2 through 31, reception 6 to 9 p.m. May 9.

Greater Marysville Artists Guild: 6915 Armar Road, Marysville; 425-377-9671. Monthly meetings, interested artists always welcome, 6:30 p.m. first Wednesdays, the Barn in Jennings Park. May 7, presentation and demonstration by Fran Clapper.

Index Arts Gallery: 508 Ave. A, Index; 360-677-2269, Winter hours by appointment only; ongoing displays of fine Northwest arts, pottery and birdhouses.

Irina’s Art Studio &Gallery: 2804 Grand Ave., #302, Everett; 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. first and third Saturdays, and by appointment; 425-308-8184, Painting and drawing classes, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Tuesdays, $120 for four sessions or $40 per individual session.

Karlson/Gray Gallery: 302 First St., Langley; 360-221-2978, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily otherwise. Sylvia Chesley Smith’s paintings, through June 4, reception 5 to 8 p.m. May 3.

Lowell Art Works: 5205 S. Second Ave., Everett; 425-923-3635, By appointment only. Third Saturday art walks. Local and regional artists’ acrylics, oil and glass work, ongoing. Spring abstract show, through May 10. 4 to 7 p.m. Friday and 1 to 5 p.m. Saturday workshops.

Lynnwood Library Gallery: 19200 44th Ave. W., Lynnwood; 425-744-6459; 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. Ann Cronin’s paintings, Jean Rittman’s original illustrations and more, through May 29.

Mukilteo Art &Frame: 11700 Mukilteo Speedway Suite 408, Mukilteo, 425-315-8506. Hours: 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Mondays through Saturdays. Work from artists at the Mukilteo Art Building, May and June.

Museo: 215 First St., Langley; 360-221-7737, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily, also 5 to 8 p.m. first Saturdays, opening receptions. Northwest Designer Craftsmen exhibit, May 3 through June 1.

Pilchuck Glass School: 1201 316th St. NW, Stanwood; 360-445-3111, Hauberg Residency exhibit, various artists, May 5 thru 16.

The Sisters Restaurant: 2804 Grand Ave., Everett; 425-259-4858. 7 a.m. to 4 p.m. Mondays through Fridays. “Domestic Arts” women’s show, through May 2.

Snow Goose Bookstore: 8616 271st St. NW, Stanwood; 800-634-6673. Suzanne DeCuir’s paintings, through May 13.

Soft Rock Coffee and Deli: 10025 19th Ave. SE, Ste. 102, Everet; 425-316-8579. 6 a.m. to 5 p.m. Mondays through Fridays, 7 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturdays, 7 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sundays.

Solovei Art Gallery: 2804 Grand Ave. (in Everett Public Market), Everett; 425-501-2448, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesdays through Saturdays. Janie Olsen’s paintings and Olivier Peter-Contesse’s miniature clay sculptures, May 2 through 30, reception 2 to 6 p.m. May 3.

Sound Holistic Health Center: 2804 Grand Ave., Everett, third floor; Duane Simhauser’s paintings, through June.

Stanwood-Camano Arts Guild: 7314 300th St., Stanwood; The Guild hosts “Art at the Schoolhouse,” 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. daily, 15806 Best Road, Mount Vernon, featuring watercolor, oil and acrylic artists’ work, mixed media, photography, glasswork and more; free.

Zippy’s Java Lounge: 1804 Hewitt Ave., Everett; 425-258-4940. Third Saturday art walks. Monthly art opening and fundraising event, last Thursdays.

Skagit County and north

Adrift: 510 Commercial Ave., Anacortes; 360-588-0653. 6 to 9 p.m. May 2, first Friday gallery walk.

Anne Martin McCool Gallery: 711 Commercial Ave., Anacortes; 360-293-3577, 6 to 9 p.m. May 2, first Friday gallery walk.

Bowman Gallery: 805 Fifth St., Anacortes. 6 to 9 p.m. May 2, first Friday gallery walk.

The Depot Arts Center, Gallery at the Depot: 611 R St., Anacortes; 360-293-3663. 6 to 9 p.m. May 2, first Friday gallery walk.

Digital Art Moments: 512 Commercial Ave., Anacortes. 6 to 9 p.m. May 2, first Friday gallery walk.

Edison Eye Gallery: 5800 Cains Court, Edison; 360-766-6276. John Robbins’ paintings and more, through May 11.

Insights Gallery: 516 Commercial Ave., Anacortes; 360-588-8044, 6 to 9 p.m. May 2, first Friday gallery walk.

Museum of Northwest Art: 121 S. First St., La Conner; 360-466-4446. 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily during exhibitions. $5, $4 seniors, $2 students, free under ages 12 and under. Paul Horiuchi’s works in various media, through June 15.

Port Angeles Fine Arts Center: 1203 E. Lauridsen Blvd., Port Angeles; 360-457-3532. Strait Art 2008, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Wednesdays through Sundays, through May 11.

Scott Milo Gallery: 420 Commercial Ave., Anacortes; 360-293-6938, 6 to 9 p.m. May 2, first Friday gallery walk. Clayton Rippey’s abstract acrylics and Vic Bracke’s ceramics, May 2 through June 3

Skagit Valley Tulip Festival Art Bash 2008: Skagit Valley Vineyards, 16163 SR 536, Mount Vernon (for Art Bash only); Art Bash hours 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. daily, free admission; works in various media.

Western Gallery: 516 High St., Bellingham; 360-650-3963, Dianne Kornberg’s photography, through May 31, Western Gallery in Fine Arts Complex.

Seattle and beyond

Art/Not Terminal Gallery: 2045 Westlake Ave., Seattle; 206-233-0680,; 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Mondays through Saturdays, noon to 5 p.m. Sundays. Terra Fine’s drawings and The Found Objects Show, opening reception 7 to 10 p.m. May 3, exhibits run through June 5.

City of Enumclaw Gallery: 1339 Griffin Ave., Enumclaw; 360-825-3594, Linda Petchnick’s paintings, through May 6. Jan Wieser’s works, May 7 through June 3.

Columbia City Gallery: 4864 Rainier Ave. S., Seattle; 206-760-9843,; noon to 8 p.m. Wednesdays through Saturdays; 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Sundays. “Puppet Show,” various artists’ group show and “Sarili Cycle: A Dialogue of Love,” various artists, both on display through May 11.

Davidson Contemporary: 310 S. Washington St., Seattle; 206-624-7684, Kathleen Rabel’s serial structures, May 2 through 31, reception 6 to 8 p.m. May 1.

Davidson Galleries: 313 Occidental Ave. S., Seattle; 206-624-7684;; 10 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Tuesdays through Saturdays. Artemio Rodriguez’ woodcuts and other works, May 2 through 31, reception 6 to 8 p.m. May 1.

Enumclaw Arts Commission: 1339 Griffin Ave., Enumclaw; 6 to 9 p.m. public drawing sessions, 1640 Fell St. Participants supply easels and materials, registration required; 360-802-0239.

Gallery4Culture: 101 Prefontaine Place S., Seattle; 206-296-7580. Dennis Oppenheim’s models, drawings and photos, through May 30.

Gunnar Nordstrom Gallery: 127 Lake St. S., Kirkland; 425-827-2822, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Mondays through Saturdays, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sundays. Jane Aukshunas’ and Don Tiller’s new paintings, through May 4.

Henry Art Gallery: 15th Avenue NE and NE 41st Street, UW campus, Seattle; 206-543-2281, Joseph and Elain Monsen portrait photography collection, on display through June 29. Josiah McElheny’s sculptures and more, through Aug. 17.

Jack Straw New Media Gallery: 4261 Roosevelt Way NE, Seattle; 206-634-0919. Dorsey Dunn’s sound installation, through June 20.

Mercer Island Gallery and Arts Council: 8236 SE 24th St., Mercer Island; 206-236-354. Hours: 6:30 a.m. to 9 p.m. Mondays through Fridays, 8 a.m. to 10 p.m. Saturdays, 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Sundays. The Northwest Pastel Society’s works, through May 30.

Museum of Glass: 1801 Dock St., Tacoma; 253-284-4750, Noon to 5 p.m. Tuesdays, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Wednesdays through Saturdays, 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. third Thursdays, noon to 5 p.m. Sundays. Admission: Free for members, $10, $8 seniors, military and students 13 and older with ID, $8 groups of 10 or more, $4 kids 6 to 12, free for kids under 6. 5 to 8 p.m. third Thursdays, free for all. Martin Blank’s new permanent outdoor exhibit now open; artist will be at museum on various dates through June. “Living Legacies — Homage to a Maestro,” through Sept. 7. “Form, Color, Pattern,” Dante Marioni’s works, through Sept. 21.

National Parks Conservation Association Parks Information Center and Gallery: 313-A, First Ave. S., Seattle; 206-903-1444, Hours: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesdays through Fridays, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturdays, 6 to 8 p.m. first Thursday art walks. Molly Hashimoto’s paintings and journals, through May 17.

Pratt Fine Arts Center: 1902 S. Main St., Seattle; 206-328-2200, Dan Loewenstein’s works, through May 2.

Pratt Fine Arts Center at Tashiro Kaplan Studios: 306 S. Washington, Suite 102, Seattle; 206-328-2200. 6 to 8 p.m. first Thursdays, noon to 5 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays, glass art exhibition, through May 25.

Seattle Art Museum Gallery: 1220 Third Ave., Seattle; 206-343-1101, Burt Glinn’s photographs, through May 3.

Seattle Asian Art Museum: 1400 E. Prospect, Volunteer Park; 206-654-3100, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesdays through Sundays, 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. Thursdays. $5, $3 students and seniors, first Thursdays and first Saturdays free to all, first Fridays free for seniors. Discovering Buddhist art and Pattern Richness in modern Japanese textiles, ongoing.

Shoreline Community College: 16101 Greenwood Ave. N., Seattle; 206-546-4101 ext. 4433. Hours: 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Mondays through Fridays. Portfolio exhibition, various artists, through May 29, reception 3 to 5 p.m. May 8.

St. Luke’s Episcopal Parish Hall: 525 N. Fifth St., Sequim; Sequim Arts show, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Thursday through Saturday, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sunday, May 8 through 11, free admission.

Tacoma Art Museum: 1701 Pacific Ave., Tacoma; 253-272-4258, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Mondays through Saturdays, noon to 5 p.m. Sundays, 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. third Thursdays. $7.50, $6.50 seniors, students, military. Noon to 5 p.m. May 3, building’s fifth anniversary celebration. Tom DeGroot’s abstract paintings and Nancy Worden’s wearable mixed media sculptures, through May 4. “Renoir as Printmaker, The Complete Works, 1878-1912” exhibit, through June 29.

William Traver Gallery — Seattle: 110 Union St., Seattle; 206-587-6501, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., Tuesdays through Fridays, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturdays, noon to 5 p.m. Sundays, closed Mondays. Jun Kaneko’s ceramics, May 2 through June 1, reception 5 to 8 p.m. May 1.

William Traver Gallery — Tacoma: 1821 E. Dock St., Suite 100, Tacoma; 253-383-3685, Hours: 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Tuesdays through Saturdays, noon to 5 p.m. Sundays, closed Mondays. Tom Degroot’s abstract paintings, through May 4.

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