Visual arts calendar


“Your Passport to Art”: Historic East Stanwood’s Third Annual Art Walk, 5 to 8 p.m. 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.

Duvall’s 11th Annual Outdoor Quilt Show: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sept. 29 at The Quilter’s Garden, 15705 Main St. NE, Duvall. A variety of quilts hung on the fronts and sides of and inside shops along Main Street in Historic Duvall. Everyone who views the quilts gets a ballot to vote for their favorite; this year’s featured artist is Susan Mayer. Music will be provided by the Bavarian Dance Band, Foothills Academy for Classical Music and guitarist Jeff Zuber. For more information, call The Quilter’s Garden at 425-844-1621or go to


Snohomish County

3231 Creatives Gallery: 3231 Broadway, Everett; noon to 7 p.m., Tuesday through Thursday, noon to 5 p.m. Friday and Saturday; The art of Yuming Zhu through Oct. 6. Also: Cocoon House exhibit features art by homeless or once-homeless artists in the area; through Sept. 30.

All Aboard: 2507 Broadway, Everett; 425-327-5533. Featured artist is Sarah Scoggins.

Arts of Snohomish Gallery: 1024 First St. No. 104, Snohomish; 360-568-8648; Mary White Swan, who has won several awards with her bead work, creates jewelry and wall art. Also presenting watercolors by Joan Phinney. Through September.

Bookend Coffee Company: Inside Everett Public Library, 2702 Hoyt Ave., Everett; 425-259-3492. Kendall Shea’s travel photography through Oct. 12.

Cafe Zippy: 2811 Wetmore Ave., Everett; 425-303-0474;; open 8 a.m. Monday through Friday, 9 a.m. Saturday and 11 a.m. Sunday. Creations from local artists.

Christopher Framing &Gallery: 537 Main St.,Edmonds; 425-778-5150; 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday through Friday 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday and Sunday. “Water Play,”original water themed paintings by Jacob Kohn. Through September.

Citrine Health: 2817 Rockefeller Ave., Everett; 425-259-9899; Featured Artist is Helen Lueken.

Cole Gallery &Artist Supplies: 107 Fifth Ave. S., Edmonds; 425-697-2787; Japanese Harajuku street fashion, which ranges from Gothic Lolita, Visual Kei, Anime like characters, to “cute” Kawaii styles of clothing, is on display with works of oil on linen by California artist Michael Fitzpatrick; through Oct. 15. Also, work by Jennifer Diehl and Terrence Gasca.

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; Celebrating 100 years of the Edmonds Police Department, a restored jail cell on the lower floor of the museum building; through Nov. 4.

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

Gallery North: 509 Main St., Edmonds; 425-774-0946;; 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday to Friday; 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday; noon to 6 p.m. Sunday. Colored pencil artist Paula Parks and fused glass artist Gayle Franklin have created a number of original pieces for this exhibit. Through September.

Meyer’s Cafe: 1700 W Marine View Drive, Everett; 425-259-3875; 6:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. weekdays; John McAlpine does abstract, still lifes and miscellaneous pieces using primarily chalk and oil pastels; through September.

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; local photographer Michael Hesler was given a brownie camera at 10 years old and he’s been an avid photographer ever since. The show runs through Sept. 30.

Also: 34th Annual Arts of the Terrace Juried Art Show from Sept. 29 through Oct. 7; this year more than 100 artists submitted nearly 300 entries to compete for more than $4,000 in cash awards and art merchandise. The show is free and is open noon to 7 p.m. Monday through Thursday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Friday and Saturday, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sept. 30 and 1 to 3 p.m. Oct. 7.

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. The works of watercolorist John Ebner up through September.

Also: Ffeatured artist for October is Cyndy Salisbury, who handcrafts masks, wearable and decorative, with themes from Greek and Northern European myth, animals and historic motifs from the early Venetian era. She will meet the public from 4 to 7 p.m. Oct. 5. The Zephyr Recorder Consort, featuring early music in period dress, will perform from 5 to 7 p.m. .

Port Gardner Bay Winery: 2802 Rockefeller Ave, Everett; 425-339-0293; Featured are Allan Giffen and SKY, aka Staci Hutchison.

Schack Art Center: 2921 Hoyt Ave., Everett; 425-259-5050;; Schack-toberfest is an art and harvest-themed festival that includes live glass blowing, kids activities and “Make Your Own” glass pumpkin classes in the hot shop. Visitors can “pick” their own glass pumpkin from more than 400 Schack-blown pumpkins in the gallery patch. Schack-toberfest is 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Sept. 28, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sept. 29 and noon to 5 p.m. Sept. 30.

Also: Mongrain &Fuin Exhibit, Oct. 4 through Nov. 8; opening public reception 5 to 8 p.m. Oct. 9; Jim Mongrain and Italian maestro Davide Fuin are two glassblowers who specialize in the Venetian tradition of goblet making. Mongrain is known as one of Americas’ finest goblet makers; Fuin is one of the few specializing in fine blown glass using traditional Venetian techniques.

The Sisters: 2804 Grand Ave., Everett; 425-252-0480; 7 a.m. to 4 p.m. Mondays through Fridays. Gale Johansen uses multiple mediums and often incorporating found, or recycled items; through Oct. 12.

Wisedesignz: 2908 Wetmore Ave., Everett; 425-259-2361;; 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Tuesdays through Fridays, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturdays, by appointment Mondays. September features watercolor artist Art Dujardin.

Wicked Cellars: 2616 Colby Ave., Everett; 425-299-3360.; 20 works by painter Shari Osti of Arlington, up through Nov. 10.

Island County

Artworks Gallery at Greenbank Farm: 765 Wonn Road, C102, Greenbank; 360-222-3010; “Industrial Glamour,” John Olsen’s black and white photography.

Brackenwood Gallery of Fine Art: 302 First St., Langley; 360-221-2978; 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Wednesdays through Mondays; the annual Print Show runs through Oct. 1, displaying fine art prints in a variety of printmaking techniques.

Braeburn Restaurant: 197 D Second St., Langley; 360-221-3211;; 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday to Friday and 7 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday and Sunday. Mike Burroughs displays his sketches.

Garry Oak Gallery: 830 SE Pioneer Way, Oak Harbor; 360-240-0222;; open daily 10:30 a.m. to 5 p.m., first Friday of each month, till 8 p.m. September featured artists are watercolorist Randy Emmons and jewelrymaker Joanne Deckwa.

A Guilded Gallery: 8700 271st St., Stanwood; 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday; this is the new Stanwood Camano Arts Guild gallery, run as a co-op with more than 40 artists; the gallery will host the Snow Goose festival poster contest.

Matzke Fine Art Gallery: 2345 Blanche Way, Camano Island; 360-387-2759; 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. weekends, by appointment weekdays;” The Really, Really Big Show,” a theatrical, burlesque, puppetry, and circus theme visional art show, with 19 artists invited with works in paintings, glass and sculptures. And new sculptures in the 10-acre sculpture park. Costume party (costume optional) and potluck, 4 to 9 p.m. Sept. 29 with entertainment by Captain Trendo and music by Ford Giesbrecht. The show continues through Nov. 4.

MUSEO: 215 First St., Langley, 360-221-7737, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Thursday through Monday. Featuring Lisa Snow Lady with new works in acrylic on panel. These works explore landscape and architecture in and around South Whidbey and other scenes in Washington; also, Takuya Tokizawa will exhibit works in blown glass.

Penn Cove Gallery: 9 Front Street, Coupeville; 360-678-1176;; 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Sunday; photographic artist John Olsen is the featured for October. You can meet him from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Oct. 20. Olsen has photographed widely in Asia, Europe and Mexico. For more information on him go to

Raven Rocks Gallery: 765 Wonn Road, C101, Greenbank, 360-222-0102,; “Double Bluff — South Whidbey’s Playground,” is a photo essay by Tom Trimbath, his final installment of his five-year photo essay of the natural environment of Whidbey Island. Through Oct. 2

Rob Schouten Gallery: Greenbank Farm, C-103, 765 Wonn Road, Greenbank; 360-222-3070;; Angie Dixon’s exhibition of new work combines the traditional expression of Asian brush and ink painting known as sumi painting, with Dixon’s own expression that uses traditional materials in nontraditional ways. Also, the handblown glass art of Robert Adamson and Janis Swalwell. Reception from 5 to 8 p.m. Oct. 5 with refreshments and tropical jazz of Baby Bahia. Through Oct. 31.

Taste for Wine: 5603 Bayview Road, Langley; 360-321-0515;; noon to 6 p.m. Thursdays through Mondays. Group art show through October: prints by George Jennings, “Naked Eye”photographs by Marian Myszkowski, original oils and prints by S.R. Thomas Jr.

Whidbey Art Gallery: 220 Second St., Langley; 360-221-7675;; open daily 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.; work by Barbara Peyser, Diana Carter, Pauline Cruchon, Norma Boland, and Dan Tibbles; meet them at the First Saturday Art Walk, 5 to 7 p.m. Oct. 6.

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.


Holiday Art Mart /Juried: Presented by the Mukilteo Arts Guild, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Nov. 3, Rosehill Community Center, 304 Lincoln Ave., Mukilteo. For an application contact Christine Awad Schmalz at This well attended show for artists does not take commission or an entry fee. Table space is $75.

Call for Art — Artists’ Commentaries: Artists have a lot to say and they say it with images. Some artists comment on society, politics, or the economy through their art, which is what we want you to do. Rules are: artists may submit up to five two or three dimensional pieces; fee is $10 per artist, checks made payable to 3231 Creatives; art must be wired and ready to hang; although the exhibit is open entry, 3231 reserves the right to not show work deemed unsuitable due to presentation or subject; entries due Oct. 6. Art may be delivered Oct. 2 through 6 during gallery hours, noon to 7 p.m. Tuesday through Thursday, noon to 5 p.m. Friday and Saturday, or by appointment. Exhibit opens Oct. 9; exhibit closes Nov. 3. For questions and entry forms email us at,, or or stop by the gallery at 3231 Broadway, Everett.

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