3231 Creatives Gallery: 3231 Broadway, Everett; noon to 7 p.m. Wednesdays through Saturdays; www.3231creatives.com. Showing the art of Northwest Collage Society artists Suzan Fant and Colette Laico through March 10.
All Aboard: 2507 Broadway, Everett; 425-327-5533. A retrospective art show with all past and current art works on display through March.
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. Local artists’ etchings, watercolors, textiles and photographs.
Arts of Snohomish Gallery: 1024 First St. No. 104, Snohomish; 360-568-8648; www.artsofsnohomish.org. noon to 5 p.m. daily.
Autumn’s Framing &Gallery: 537 Main St., Edmonds; 425-778-5150; www.autumnsframing.com. 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.
Balefire: 1801 Hewitt Ave., Everett; 425-374-7248; www.balefirebar.com.
Bookend Coffee Company: Inside Everett Public Library, 2702 Hoyt Ave., Everett; 425-259-3492. Open daily. Angela Wales Rockett’s expressionist paintings through March 15.
BoxyQueens Gallery of Awesome: 1800 Hewitt Ave., Everett; 425-740-3631; www.boxyqueens.com, noon to 8 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday.
Brushstrokes Art Supply: 5702 172nd St. NE, Arlington; 360-658-4044; www.brushstrokesartsupply.com; 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; www.citrinehealth.org. Featured artist is Staci Hutchison.
City Hall: 121 Fifth Ave. N., Edmonds; 425-775-2525; www.ci.edmonds.wa.us. 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; www.colegallery.net. A new show featuring pastels, oils and bronze sculpture by Sandy Byers and Rip Caswell, “Feathers, Field &Feline.” Through March 14.
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. Multi-media artwork of Linley B. Logan shows a broad range of 2-D arts, from printmaking to painting, and 3-D arts in carving and lost and found art creations. Through March 12.
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; http://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.
Edmonds Conference Center: 201 Fourth Ave. N, Edmonds; 425-640-1243; firstname.lastname@example.org; www.edcc.edu/artsnow; “Who We Are” features paintings by Lynn Scott and Tracy Felix Fraker and artisan jewelry by Robin Westbrook. Scott paints still lifes without boundaries in encaustic or acrylic mixed media. Fraker uses various techniques in acrylic on canvas. Westbrook creates one of a kind, hand beaded, contemporary jewelry using mixed media and Swarovski crystals. A reception with the artists is 5 to 8 p.m. March 15 during Third Thursday Art Walk. Live music and refreshments will be provided. Free for the public. Through April 13.
Edmonds Library: 650 Main St., Edmonds; 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 and 1 to 5 p.m. Sundays.
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; historicedmonds.org. 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 Fridays; closed Saturdays and Sundays. www.everettcc.edu/gallery. “Portraits and Landscapes” is an exhibit of impressionist paintings and drawings by Irina Kirienko Milton who creates provoking compositions within the realm of realism and has taught art at the college for seven years; up through March 9.
Fogdog Gallery: 505-660-6825; www.fogdoggallery.com. Fogdog gallery has relocated to new gallery space at 233 North Olympic Ave., Arlington.
Lowell Art Works: 5205 S. Second Ave., Everett; 425-923-3635; www.lowellartworks.com. Open 1 to 5 p.m. Saturdays, 1 to 4 p.m. Sundays and by appointment weekdays.
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. Nature photography by Jan Viney whose photographs feature a variety of birds that inhabit our area within a 100 mile radius. Through March 15.
Marysville Floral: 1512 Third St., Marysville; 360-659-7651; www.marysvillefloral.com. 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. Artist Janet Myer uses diverse subject matter and media to convey recurring themes that reflect traditions and sometimes legends from the Cowlitz Tribe, of which she is a member. John Alpine is also displaying lovely stills of pears and other fruit. Through March.
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.
Mukilteo Art &Frame: 11700 Mukilteo Speedway, No. 408, Mukilteo; 425-315-8506. 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Mondays through Saturdays. The Marla French Exhibit displays landscape paintings that French hopes evokes thought, a memory or an emotion. Through March 31. Also for March and April, paintings by Angela Bandurka Hoskins.
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. “March Madness” with discounts of 10 to 50 percent on selected artworks, including paintings, prints, glass work, clothing, furniture and more.
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 March are photographer Gene Dwiggins, whose large panoramas are built of dozens of individual photographs pieced together like a collage, and Marge Dwiggins, whose leather tooling is framed in styles ranging from Celtic to Persian.
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, the 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. New exhibit by Matthew Waddington called “Life Drawings,” which describes the body of the exhibit, as well as a large part of Waddington’s portfolio — figurative works. Life drawing sessions are usually arranged for quick sketching of a model, using pastels, chalk, charcoal and ink handmade monotype — a unique Waddington approach. Through March 9.
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. Nikki Wheeler’s original oils are featured in March; opening reception during Everett Art Walk 4 to 7 p.m. March 17.
Wicked Cellars: 2616 Colby Ave., Everett; 425-299-3360; www.wickedcellars.com. Camano Island artist and author Jack Gunther shows his “Nocturne Series” through March 10; 4 to 7 p.m. March 17 Art Walk Wine Tasting.
Artworks Gallery at Greenbank Farm: 765 Wonn Road, C102, Greenbank; 360-222-3010; artworkswhidbey.com; the group show, “Mystical March” has artists exhibiting something in their collection reflecting mystical, magical March with artwork inspired by the Emerald Isle, St. Patricks’s Day, the first day of spring and the first golden daffodil of 2012.
Brackenwood Gallery of Fine Art: 302 First St., Langley; 360-221-2978; www.brackenwoodgallery.com. 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Wednesdays through Mondays. With the one word “Sun” as a prompt, gallery artists have created works that in some way celebrate that golden orb, sharing a sunny glow in their bronze work, paintings, textiles, furniture and photography. Up through April 2.
Braeburn Restaurant: 197 D Second St., Langley; 360-221-3211; www.braeburnlangley.com; 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday to Friday and 7 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday and Sunday. Whimsical watercolor artist Judi Nyerges.
Freeland Art Studios: 1660 Roberta Ave., Freeland; freelandartstudios.com.
Gallery by the Bay: 8700 271st NW, Stanwood. 360-629-4297. 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily; www.gallerybythebay.com. The gallery is offering a suite of art classes, from life drawing to fused glass through March 23. To register call the gallery or email email@example.com.
Garry Oak Gallery: 830 SE Pioneer Way, Oak Harbor; 360-240-0222; www.garryoakgallery.com/; open daily 10:30 a.m. to 5 p.m., first Friday of each month, till 8 p.m.
The Loft at Terry’s Corner: 848 N. Sunrise Blvd., Camano Island, 360-654-6547. 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Tuesday through Sunday.
MUSEO: 215 First St., Langley, 360-221-7737, www.museo.cc. 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Thursday through Monday. Colin Sulgrove will exhibit his new photographs during his first show at the gallery. The gallery will also be showing wood fired and porcelain works by ceramic artist Jodi Willenborg-Cable. Through April 2.
Matzke Fine Art Gallery: 2345 Blanche Way, Camano Island; 360-387-2759; www.matzkefineart.com. 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. weekends, by appointment weekdays. Explore the virtually limitless world of ceramic sculpture, from the diminutive to the monumental, the figure to the abstract, there are endless possibilities for expression in the form of ceramic sculpture in “Locally Grown: Thrown and Hand-built Clay Show.” Through April 8.
Neil’s Clover Patch Cafe: 14485 Highway 525, Ste. 3, Langley; 360-321-4120; artists of South Whidbey will be rotating their art exhibit with all new paintings shown.
Raven Rocks Gallery: 765 Wonn Road, C101, Greenbank, 360-222-0102, www.ravenrocksstudio.com. “Spring Bouquet” showcases stained glass mosaics by Sandra and Carl Bryant, a team that creates beautiful handmade, high quality glass and ceramic mosaics for commercial, public and residential spaces and have just finished a rich new series of mosaic wall art especially for this show. Through April 2.
Rob Schouten Gallery: Greenbank Farm, C-103, 765 Wonn Road, Greenbank; 360-222-3070; www.robschoutengallery.com. The annual spring Juried Exhibition of The Northwest Collage Society offering a wide variety of styles well represented by 45 pieces of art by 28 artists. Through April 4.
Seagrass Gallery at Islander’s Restaurant: 848 N. Sunrise Blvd., Camano Island; www.seagrassgallery.com. Acrylics by local artist Coleen Allen, whose latest passion is Western and rodeo images. Through March 31.
Taste for Wine: 5603 Bayview Road, Langley; 360-321-0515; www.tasteforwinewhidbey.com; noon to 6 p.m. Thursdays through Mondays. Artists Karen Schroeder and Lisa Reynolds offer vibrant color palettes, nature, whimsy, and ecology combined in unique works; reception 3 to 5 p.m. March 11. Up through April 30.
Whidbey Art Gallery: 220 Second St., Langley; 360-221-7675; www.WhidbeyArtists.com; open daily 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Featured artist for March is Sue Owen in the exhibit “Big Sur Coast,” inspired by the legendary central California region between Carmel and San Simeon of ecological diversity where fog loving Coastal Redwoods thrive in the deep canyons. Through March 31.
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; “Yesterday’s Tomorrow” to March 14: A group show that reflects the Northwest’s rich history of embracing the traditions of industry and the innovations of technology. The artists blend past and future in a variety of mediums.
Also: Study in Blue from the Permanent Collection: A selection of artworks focusing on the use of the color blue and reflects artists’ relationships with water and sky of the Northwest. Through March 14.
Seattle Art Museum: 1300 First Ave.; 206-654-3100; www.seattleartmuseum.org. 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. “Gauguin &Polynesia: An Elusive Paradise,” a landmark show highlighting the complex relationship between Paul Gauguin’s work and the art and culture of Polynesia; includes about 50 of Gauguin’s brilliantly hued paintings, sculptures and works on paper. Through April 29.
SAM Gallery: 1220 Third Ave.; 206-343-1101; firstname.lastname@example.org; 10:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesdays through Saturdays; “Introductions” showcases eight artists who are new to the gallery.
Call to Artists: You are invited to apply to the 55th Annual Edmonds Arts Festival Juried Art Show. All entries must be completed online. For the 2012 prospectus, visit the Edmonds Arts Festival website at www.edmondsartsfestival.com. Application deadline is. April 13. Contact information is Edmonds Arts Festival, Juried Gallery, P.O. Box 212, Edmonds, WA 98020 or email@example.com or www.edmondsartsfestival.com.
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. More information and entry form available at http://www.pugetsoundbirdfest.org/ or email firstname.lastname@example.org. Entries must be received by May 25.