Snohomish and Island counties
Arts of Snohomish Gallery seeks new artist members: All categories; get applications from 360-568-8648, or at www.artsofsnohomish.org.
Arts Council of Snohomish County classes in the Art Annex: 2919 Hoyt Ave., 425-257-8380, www.artscouncilofsnoco.org. All are limited to 8 to 12 students.
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, www.edcc.edu/ArtsNow.
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, www.theartworkshopinc.com, www.mukilteoartsguild.org. Downtown Merchants Association of Edmonds: Monthly art walk; accepting submissions from artists in all media; 425-776-3778, Manya@kindredcircle.com.
Prom dress sewing class: 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturdays, Jan. 3 to March 8, last day of class, March 8 is fashion show; WSU Extension facility, 600 128th St. SE, Everett; students provide working sewing machines, and will receive supply list upon registration. $65 for series, Dec. 26 registration deadline; 425-338-2400, ext. 5545, www.snohomish.wsu.edu/cta/ctaclasses.htm.
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; tuition from $195 to $365, workshops range from 3- to 5-day sessions, sessions range from January to June 2008, registration deadline varies by program, see Web site for form to complete and other details; 360-385-3102, ext. 114, www.centrum.org.
Visual arts master workshops for high schoolers: Scholarship deadline Dec. 21, payment in full due by Jan. 4, $195 per student; Jan. 18 through 21 class topics range from 2 and 3-D work to portraits and more; class limited to 15 students, Centrum at Fort Worden State Park, 223 Battery Way, Port Townsend; 360-385-3102, www.centrum.org.
Seattle and beyond
Artist Trust grant applications available: Mail or hand-deliver by 5 p.m. Feb. 22 to 1835 12th Ave., Seattle; 206-467-8734, 866-218-7878, www.artisttrust.org.
Art and gift shows
Seattle and beyond
Nutcracker March: Public art display, full days, through Jan. 4, locations from Seattle Center to Pioneer Square; free; proceeds from online auction benefit Northwest Center; www.nutcrackermarch.org.
Snohomish and Island counties
Anabel’s Framing &Gallery: 2531 Broadway, Everett; 425-258-6402, www.anabelsgallery.com. Oils, acrylics and watercolors by local and international artists, ongoing. 4 to 7 p.m. third Saturday art walks, www.everettartwalk.org.
Art Merchant International: 17161 Beaton Road SE, Monroe; 360-794-7844, www.art-merchant-intl.com. Pacific Rim work, various artists, ongoing. “Clay, Copper and Coffee,” primitive-fired pottery by Wayne Kilburn.
Arts of Snohomish Gallery: 105 Cedar Ave., Snohomish; 360-568-8648, www.artsofsnohomish.org. 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesdays through Saturdays, noon to 5 p.m. Sundays. Women Painters of Washington’s holiday art show, through Jan. 3.
ArtWorks: 201 Second Ave. S., Edmonds; 206-546-1588.
The Art Workshop: 724 First St., Mukilteo; www.theartworkshopinc.com. Student show, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Mondays through Thursdays, through Jan. 16; features works of those ages 3 to 16 in various media.
Artworks Gallery: 765 Wonn Road, Suite C102, Greenbank; 360-222-3010. Woodworking and photography, ongoing.
Autumn’s Framing and Gallery: 537 Main St., Edmonds; 425-778-5150, www.autumnsframing.com. 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. “Natural Symmetry,” Ruth Handewith’s watercolors, through Dec. 18.
Bayview Cash Store Front Room: 5603 Bayview Road, Langley; 360-579-1021. Annual XII x XII x XII show, through Dec. 30.
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. Nancie Wood’s photographs, through Dec. 30. Rose Morgan’s mural work and David Murphey’s sculpture exhibit, through Dec. 31.
Edmonds Museum: 118 Fifth Ave. N., Edmonds; 1 to 4 p.m. Wednesdays through Sundays; 425-774-0900. Pacific Northwest Needle Arts Guild’s non-juried art show, quilts, jewelry, wall hangings and more, through December.
Espresso Americano: Inside Everett Public Library, 2702 Hoyt Ave., Everett; open daily; 425-259-3492. Laurie Crawford’s pastels, portraits and still lifes, through Jan. 15.
Everett galleries’ art walks: 4 to 7 p.m. third Saturdays, www.everettartwalk.org. Includes Arts Council of Snohomish County, 1507 Wall St., Anabel’s Framing and Gallery, 2531 Broadway, Covenant Art Glass, 3232 Broadway, Greening Properties, 2817 Rucker Ave., Lowell Art Works, 5205 S. Second Ave., Solovei Art Gallery, 2804 Grand Ave., and WiseDesignz Custom Framing &Fine Art Gallery, 2908 Hewitt Ave.
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.
Index Arts Gallery: 508 Ave. A, Index; 360-677-2269, www.indexarts.com. 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturdays, or by appointment; ongoing displays of fine Northwest arts, pottery and birdhouses.
Irina’s Art Studio &Gallery: 2804 Grand Ave., #302, Everett; open 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. first and third Saturdays, and by appointment; 425-308-8184, www.irinamilton.com. Painting and drawing classes, 6 to 9 p.m. Mondays, ongoing, $120 for four sessions or $35 per individual session. Works portraying Native Indian traditions on display through Dec. 30.
Karlson/Gray Gallery: 302 First St., Langley; 360-221-2978, www.karlsongraygallery.com. Summer hours 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sundays through Thursdays, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays. 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily otherwise. Anne Belov’s monoprints on paper and Gary Leake’s woodworking, current exhibit, and annual group exhibition and gift show, show runs through Jan. 2.
Lowell Art Works: 5205 S. Second Ave., Everett; 425-923-3635, www.lowellartworks.com. Hours: By appointment only. Third Saturday art walks. Local and regional artists’ acrylics, oil and glass work, ongoing.
Lynnwood Library Gallery: 19200 44th Ave. W., Lynnwood; 425-744-6459; www.ci.lynnwood.wa.us. 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. Joan Bowers’ photographic and other images, through Jan. 10.
Mukilteo Arts Guild: Arts Building, 724 First St., Mukilteo; 425-423-0450, www.mukilteoartsguild.org. Student art show, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Mondays through Saturdays, through Jan. 16, features works of art by Snohomish and King county students.
Raven Rocks Studio: 220 First St., Langley; 360-221-6484, www.ravenrocksstudio.com. “The Colors of Joy” show, through Dec. 31.
Semantics Gallery: 110 Fourth Ave. N., Edmonds; 425-775-3176. 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Mondays and Wednesdays through Saturdays, noon to 4 p.m. Sundays. “Travels on 2,” Julie Scandora’s paintings, through Jan. 13.
The Sisters Restaurant: 2804 Grand Ave., Everett; 425-259-4858. Hours: 7 a.m. to 4 p.m. Mondays through Fridays. Invitational group show, “Good Taste,” through Jan. 4.
Wired &Unplugged Internet Coffeehouse: 717 First St., Snohomish; 360-568-2472. Mike Mallory’s paintings and more, through Dec. 31.
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.
Anne Martin McCool Gallery: 711 Commercial Ave., Anacortes; 360-293-3577, www.mccoolart.com.Holiday art show, various artists and media, through Dec. 31.
Insights Gallery: 516 Commercial Ave., Anacortes; 360-588-8044, www.insightsgallery.com. Petite Pieces show, through Dec. 29.
Museum of Northwest Art: 121 S. First St., La Conner; 360-466-4446. 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily during exhibitions. Free for members, $5, $4 seniors, $2 students, free under ages 12 and under. Joseph Goldberg A Retrospective, encaustic paintings, drawings and sculptures, through Jan. 6.
Seattle and beyond
Art/Not Terminal Gallery: 2045 Westlake Ave., Seattle; 206-233-0680, www.antgallery.org; 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Mondays through Saturdays, noon to 5 p.m. Sundays. Group show featuring Joan Czeslawa’s pen and ink works, Briana Wellman’s acryllic paintings and Patrick Donnally’s street scene images, through Jan. 3. Charles Parrish’s sculptures and pen and ink works, also through Jan. 3.
Columbia City Gallery: 4864 Rainier Ave. S., Seattle; 206-760-9843, www.columbiacitygallery.com; noon to 8 p.m. Wednesdays through Saturdays; 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Sundays. Karen Kosoglad, Sultan Mohamed and Denise Takahashi’s new works, through Jan. 13.
Davidson Galleries: 313 Occidental Ave. S., Seattle; 206-624-7684; www.davidsongalleries.com; 10 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Tuesdays through Saturdays. “New Work” by gallery artists in the Contemporary Print &Drawing Center and “20th century American Prints” in the Antique Print department, both through Dec. 31.
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.
Frye Art Museum: 704 Terry Ave., Seattle; 206-622-9250, www.fryeart.org. 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesdays through Saturdays, 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. Thursdays, noon to 5 p.m. Sundays, free admission and parking. Yvonne Twining Humber’s paintings and Patricia Piccinini’s sculptures, through Jan. 6. “Dreaming the Emerald City” exhibit, through April 6.
Gallery4Culture: 101 Prefontaine Place S., Seattle; 206-296-7580. Shawn Patrick Landis’ “Boundaries of Vacancy,” objects in space exhibit, through Dec. 28.
Henry Art Gallery: 15th Avenue NE and NE 41st Street, UW campus, Seattle; 206-543-2281, www.henryart.org. “A Forest for the Trees,” photography exhibit and “Viewfinder,” photography and other media, both through Dec. 30. “Kim Jones — A Retrospective,” through Jan. 20. The works of Kazuyo Sejima and Ryue Nishizawa, through March 9.
Museum of Glass: 1801 Dock St., Tacoma; 253-284-4750, www.museumofglass.org. 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. $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. Mining Glass exhibit, various artists, through Feb. 3.
Seattle Asian Art Museum: 1400 E. Prospect, Volunteer Park; 206-654-3100, www.seattleartmuseum.org. 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.
The Stonington Gallery: 119 S. Jackson St., Seattle; 206-405-4040, www.stoningtongallery.com. “Rain” and “Fits in Your Pocket” exhibits through Dec. 31.
Tacoma Art Museum: 1701 Pacific Ave., Tacoma; 253-272-4258, www.tacomaartmuseum.org. 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. “Young at Art,” basic art concepts for ages 3 to 5, $40 for members for 5-week session, or $9 for individual sessions; $55, $12 nonmembers. Cecilia Beaux Master Copy Class, 6 to 9 p.m. Tuesdays, through Dec. 18, $375 TAM members, $425 nonmembers; 253-571-9348. “Threads that Bind: Works by Pacific Northwest African American Quilters” display Dec. 18 through Feb. 18. 6 p.m. Dec. 20, Musical Sounds of the Holidays program, free. “Veiled Northwest,” Mary Randlett’s photographs, through Jan. 27.
William Traver Gallery — Seattle: 110 Union St., Seattle; 206-587-6501, www.travergallery.com. 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. Nadege Desgenetez’s blown glass works and Richard Royal’s sculpted glass works, through Feb. 3.
William Traver Gallery — Tacoma: 1821 E. Dock St., Suite 100, Tacoma; 253-383-3685, www.travergallery.com. 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Tuesdays through Saturdays, noon to 5 p.m. Sundays, closed Mondays. “Now,” various artists’ glass work and James Minson’s glass work, Dec. 15 through Jan. 27, reception 5 to 8 p.m. Dec. 15.