Mukilteo Unplugged: 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. April 14 at the Art Workshop Studios, 724 First St., Mukilteo. Live entertainment by local musicians, poets, and performing artists from the greater Mukilteo area. This event is free and open to all ages. Mukilteo Unplugged is presented by the Mukilteo Arts Guild.
Edmonds Art Walk: From 5 to 8 p.m. April 19 shops and galleries throughout downtown Edmonds will be hopping during Art Walk, which includes watercolor demonstrations, a poetry reading, piano playing and harp music.
Stanwood House: The gallery will be open from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., 9915 270th St. NW, Stanwood, during the 46th Annual National Council on Education for the Ceramic Arts; visitors are welcome by appointment. Call 360-629-4933 or go to www.stanwoodhouse.com. The gallery is presenting “On the Edge of History: Ancient Motifs in Ceramic Art” which will include basket pots by Roger Cocke, pit fired vessels by Rose Moore, faux archaeology by Jack Gunter from his series “Secrets of Mount Vernon Culture” and “Bowls of Blessing” (the Twelve Tribes) by Bezalel-Levy; up through April.
3231 Creatives Gallery: 3231 Broadway, Everett; noon to 7 p.m. Wednesdays through Saturdays; www.3231creatives.com. Michael McDevitt’s “Dancers and Figures” in oil and watercolor through April 21.
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. noon to 5 p.m. daily. “Spring Forward” features three new gallery artists: Kim Carney creates “Brantlers,” true “folk art” that combines wood with all varieties of materials; Linda Allan uses acrylics and layering to produce bright and bold works that leap from the canvas; Kathy Critchfield creates works in pastel featuring a wide variety of subjects.
Balefire: 1801 Hewitt Ave., Everett; 425-374-7248; www.balefirebar.com. March’s featured artist is Nanci Thomas displaying her acrylics and watercolors; also displayed are Ray Edward’s oil paintings, a long India ink scroll by Holly Mattie and two of Kat Miller’s creative pieces in the window. Through April 20.
Bookend Coffee Company: Inside Everett Public Library, 2702 Hoyt Ave., Everett; 425-259-3492. Lily Chang’s “The Beauty of Eastern Buddhist Art”features the Chinese elaborate painting style using tempera with glue on silk or rice paper. Through April 26.
Citrine Health: 2817 Rockefeller Ave., Everett; 425-259-9899; www.citrinehealth.org. Featured artist is Kathleen Faulkner, a jewelry artist and painter.
Cole Gallery &Artist Supplies: 107 Fifth Ave. S., Edmonds; 425-697-2787; www.colegallery.net. The featured artist is Jeff White, paintings of the great American landscape. Through April 18.
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; “Dinner for Two by Five,” pottery instructor, Dan Neish, curates this exhibit of functional pottery based on dinnerware by Northwest artists Pat Espey, Akiko Graham, Kristin Nelson, Chris Ransom, and Mark Strom. Through April 20.
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; closed Saturdays and Sundays. www.everettcc.edu/gallery. Ceramics by Everett Community College instructors Thom Lee and Matthew Allison and instructional technician James Snitily will be on display through May 4. Called “Earth Tones: Containing Land and Sea,” the exhibit features ceramic artwork that explores organic forms with an emphasis on texture.
Lynnwood Convention Center: 3711 196th St., SW, Lynnwood; 425-778-7155; 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://tinyurl.com/3g2z24y. Lynnwood Art Commission presents artist, author and illustrator Li-Feng Chiu and the photography of Michael Wittenbrink. Chiu’s pastels feature charming animals and colorful landscapes. Wittenbrink’s work incorporates a new form of photography, High Dynamic Range or HDR. Through April 19.
Meyer’s Cafe: 1700 W Marine View Drive, Everett; 425-259-3875. weekdays 6:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Painter Gordana Curgus is showing her work through April.
Mountlake Terrace Library Gallery: 23300 58th Ave. W., Mountlake Terrace; 425-776-8722; 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. Northwest photographer F. Lee Donahoe is featured in “Spirit 2,” a collection of black and white and sepia toned works that bring normal, everyday things to life. His photographic style accentuates painting with light and textures. The show runs through April 30.
Mukilteo Art &Frame: 11700 Mukilteo Speedway, No. 408, Mukilteo; 425-315-8506. 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Mondays through Saturdays. Paintings by Angela Bandurka Hoskins through April.
OBrien/Osti Gallery: 2702 Colby, Everett; 425-308-2061;www.zhibit.org/obrienostiartgallery. Open 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Wednesdays through Fridays, third Saturday art walks and by appointment. “Flat Fish &France”: Cheri O’Brien presents new gouache paintings of humorous fish and the Moulin Rouge that explores the humor in beauty and the beauty of humor; opening reception 4 to 7 p.m. April 14. The show runs through May 12.
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; featured artists for April are Kent and Roberta Baker, photography, and Mary Simmons, fused glass.
Schack Art Center: 2919 Hoyt Ave., Everett; 425-259-5050; www.schack.org; “Embracing the Edge, Working in Clay in the Pacific Northwest”: Coinciding with the 46th Annual National Council on Education for the Ceramic Arts, Schack will present works in clay by established reputations and emerging talents — lending vitality and fresh perspective to the medium. Through April 19.
The Sisters: 2804 Grand Ave., Everett; 425-252-0480; 7 a.m. to 4 p.m. Mondays through Fridays. “Portals, Passages, and Pet Portraits,” photography by Gail Benefield whose 40 pictures range from man-made objects to Southwest themes, emphasizing texture and color and the abstract quality of artifacts and architecture. Through May 11.
Wisedesignz: 2908 Wetmore Ave., Everett; 425-259-2361; www.wisedesignz.com; 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Tuesdays through Fridays, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturdays, by appointment Mondays. For April, artist Yuming Zhu with opening reception during the Everett Art Walk4 to 7 p.m. April 21.
Wicked Cellars: 2616 Colby Ave., Everett; 425-299-3360; www.wickedcellars.com. Featuring for April the art and wine of graffiti artist and local winemaker Micole Miller of Furion Cellars.
Pleasant Ridge Gallery: 1929 Rexville Road, Mount Vernon, 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. The show will feature 30 local artists during the Skagit Tulip Festival through April 22.
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; www.museumofnwart.org. “Veruska Vagen: Somewhere in Time” features Stanwood-based glass artist Veruska Vagen who pays homage to paintings of the past with a technique she developed, called dot de verre: tiny colored glass dots arranged in grid patterns and kiln fired; through June 10.
Also: “Tulipieres: The Tulip Vase Revisited,” features 33 Northwest ceramic artists and “Works on Paper,” featuring collage, etchings, gouache, intaglio, mixed media, monotypes, oil, and silkscreen, all with paper as the support material. Both through June 10.
Puget Sound area artists: Submit original artwork representative of Puget Sound bird life to be used on the 2012 Puget Sound Bird Fest poster for promotion of the event taking place Sept. 7 to 9. A $200 prize, sponsored by Edmonds Arts Festival Foundation, will be awarded to the winner. The winner will be announced June 11; www.pugetsoundbirdfest.org. Entries must be received by May 25.
Student artists, including home-schooled students, in grades K-12 within the Edmonds School District are invited to submit their art for consideration in the Student Exhibit of the Edmonds Arts Festival. Open Class entries will be received and photographed between 2:30 and 6 p.m. April 26 and 27 at the Edmonds School District Office, 20420 68th Ave. W, Lynnwood. Guidelines are posted at http://tinyurl.com/7j5t9vm.
The Marysville Arts Coalition: Seeks artists for an event on April 26 in Marysville. Space is available for up to 10 artists to display and sell their work. The event will also feature live music, appetizers and sample tastes provided by a craft brewery, winery and liquor distillery. Email Elizabeth Walter at firstname.lastname@example.org.