Visual arts calendar

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Snohomish County

3231 Creatives Gallery: 3231 Broadway, Everett; noon to 7 p.m. Wednesdays through Saturdays; An exhibit of Angela Rockett’s abstract paintings is up through Feb. 12.

Anabel’s Framing &Gallery: 2531 Broadway, Everett; 425-258-6402; 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; noon to 5 p.m. daily; Special Valentine’s event with live music, wine, chocolate and art, noon to 5 Feb. 12.

Bookend Coffee Company: Inside Everett Public Library, 2702 Hoyt Ave., Everett; 425-259-3492. Open daily. Susie Howell’s photography exhibit titled, “Line and Shape” through Feb. 10.

Brushstrokes Art Supply: 5702 172nd St. NE, Arlington; 360-658-4044;; 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; Featured for February is abstract and mixed media artist Staci Hutchison.

Cole Gallery &Artist Supplies: 107 Fifth Ave. S., Edmonds; 425-697-2787; Fifth annual Anniversary Show up through Feb. 15.

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; “Lore” is a mixed-media installation by Kristen T. Ramirez based on students’ oral histories; to Feb. 24.

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; “Weavers, Wobblies, and Woe” is the museum’s first exhibit of 2012 and is the story of shingle workers in Snohomish County. Through March 4. Also, 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.; “Two Printmakers: Recent Works” features Kim Van Someren and Curt Labitzke to Feb. 3. Their work is a combination of printmaking, collage and hand coloring.

Fogdog Gallery: 505-660-6825; Fogdog gallery has relocated to new gallery space at 233 North Olympic Ave., Arlington. A grand reopening celebration is scheduled for Feb. 4 and includes the Eagle Festival Poetry Competition.

Lowell Art Works: 5205 S. Second Ave., Everett; 425-923-3635; Open 1 to 5 p.m. Saturdays, 1 to 4 p.m. Sundays and by appointment weekdays. “Question the Obvious — Abstract Views of Real Life” is a juried group show with guest curator Jamie Tuttle featuring art that takes the everyday thing, thought or happening and turns it on its head and makes it something more than mundane; through Feb. 10.

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;; a solo show by Laurie Miller, who is currently focusing on her modern expressionism, surrealistic, abstract and nature series working with watercolors, acrylics and pastels. Through Feb. 10.

Marysville Floral: 1512 Third St., Marysville; 360-659-7651; 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.

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; Janie Olsen Exhibit shows acrylic paintings and her passion for fairy tales, nature, romance and the notion of opposites — good, evil, chaos, ugly, beautiful. Through Feb. 29.

OBrien/Osti Gallery: 2702 Colby, Everett; 425-308-2061; Open 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Thursdays to Saturdays and by appointment.

Ornamental Arts Gallery: 13805 Smokey Point Blvd. Suite 105,Marysville. 425-422-5232;; 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Wednesday, Thursday and Friday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, 12 to 4 p.m. Sunday, closed Monday and Tuesday; Featured artists for February are Coleen Allen, whose watercolors exhibit her most recent work showing the movement and feel of the rodeo, and Dolors Ruscha, whose fused glass jewelry showcase her latest designs and exploration in wearable glass; opening reception with refreshments 4 to 7 p.m. Feb. 3.

Schack Art Center: 2919 Hoyt Ave., Everett; 425-259-5050;; Lanny Bergner, born in Anacortes, has been creating biomorphic and geometric constructions and installations out of metal mesh since 1983. “Mesh” will feature a selection of bronze, brass, aluminum and stainless steel mesh studio works created since 2005 and installations created on-site specifically for Schack; through Feb. 23; Bergner will be giving a free lecture “Mesh: Transforming the Common,” 6 to 7 p.m. Feb. 18 during the Everett Art Walk. Also at Schack: Self portraits by Lynnwood High School Life Skills students in the exhibit “We Rock!” through Feb. 3 in the Willits Gallery in Studio 1.

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;; 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Tuesdays through Fridays, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturdays, by appointment Mondays. Ursula Stocke is featured artist for February; artist’s reception during the Everett Art Walk 4 to 7 p.m. Feb. 18.

Wicked Cellars: 2616 Colby Ave., Everett; 425-299-3360; Camano Island artist and author Jack Gunther shows his “Nocturne Series.”

Island County

Artworks Gallery at Greenbank Farm: 765 Wonn Road, C102, Greenbank; 360-222-3010;;”My Funny Valentine” celebrates a group show in which each artist will have a Valentine card beside one of their pieces telling why they loved making it. Live music will be provided by guitarist Quinn Fitzpatrick during the opening reception; wine tasting is available and light snacks will be served from 5 to 8 p.m. Feb. 3. Through February.

Brackenwood Gallery of Fine Art: 302 First St., Langley; 360-221-2978; 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Wednesdays through Mondays. An exhibit of Earl Olsen’s photography opens Feb. 4. This show’s main focus is flora, domestic and wild. Olsen captures natural images that are often otherworldly. Through Feb. 27.

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. Judi Nyerges is the featured artist for February. Her whimsical watercolors feature local scenes from Whidbey Island, as well as Beaver Island, MI.

Freeland Art Studios: 1660 Roberta Ave., Freeland;

Gallery by the Bay: 8700 271st NW, Stanwood. 360-629-4297. 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily; Feb. 17 to 26: Third annual Great Northwest Glass Quest treasure hunt.

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.

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, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Thursday through Monday. This January and February, works feature the “Steampunk” theme with 40 artists’ pieces reminiscent of the spirit of adventure, invention and craftsmanship of the early 19th Century. Through Feb. 27.

Matzke Fine Art Gallery: 2345 Blanche Way, Camano Island; 360-387-2759; 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. weekends, by appointment weekdays.

Neil’s Clover Patch Cafe: 14485 Highway 525, Ste. 3, Langley; 360-321-4120; artists of South Whidbey rotate their art exhibit with all new paintings shown.

Raven Rocks Gallery: 765 Wonn Road, C101, Greenbank, 360-222-0102, The Fifth Annual “Artists in Love” show presents the art of Mary Jo Oxrieder and Windwalker Taibi, the owners of Raven Rocks Gallery. In celebration of their love and passion for each other and their art, they are filling their spaces with hearts of all kinds, whimsical fantasy paintings and prints, love poetry plaques, plush fabric hearts and mixed media works entitled “Raven’s Love Note”; opening reception during the First Friday Artwalk and Wine Tasting 5 to 8 p.m. Feb. 3. On view through March 1.

Rob Schouten Gallery: Greenbank Farm, C-103, 765 Wonn Road, Greenbank; 360-222-3070; Group Show of Gallery Artists, an exhibition of fresh and original art by some of the region’s finest artists. Through Feb. 29.

Seagrass Gallery at Islander’s Restaurant: 848 N. Sunrise Blvd., Camano Island;

Taste for Wine: 5603 Bayview Road, Langley; 360-321-0515;; noon to 6 p.m. Thursdays through Mondays. “Focus on Whidbey” is a way to enjoy Whidbey Island through the eyes of local photographers Carolyn Brettmann, Karen Leeds, and Tom Trimbath. Through March 5.

Whidbey Art Gallery: 220 Second St., Langley; 360-221-7675;; open daily 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. First Saturday Art Walk Feb. 4 featuring a group show with a floral theme, “Gardens &Flowers.”

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;; “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; 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; Feb. 9 through April 29.

SAM Gallery: 1220 Third Ave., Seattle;; “Journeys” to Feb. 11; featuring a group of artists whose work has been influenced by relocation or travel. Artists are Juan Alonso, Rachel Brumer, Romson Regarde Bustillo, Dionne Haroutunian, Kathy Hastings, Curt Labitzke, Stan Raucher and Monika Steiner.


“Polymer Aha! Extravaganza”; Create with liquid polymer mediums, polymer clay, wire, inks and paint. This two-day workshop lets you create flexible sheets of veneer and creating veneer embedded beads, wired charms for earrings, pendants and more; 12:30 to 5 p.m. Feb. 25 and 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Feb. 26 at ArtWorks, 201 Second Ave. S, Edmonds. Fee for members $150 and non-members $175. Go to

Workshop on earning a second income: Taught by Olympia artist Pam Corwin, owner of Paper Scissors Rock, and Manya Vee, jewelry designer and owner of Manya Vee Selects in Edmonds, the weekend workshop gives a leg up to any artist ready to take their business to the next level with topics that include selling craftworks in retail settings as well as wholesale outlets and pricing and marketing; March 17 and 18, Edmonds Senior Center, 220 Railroad Ave., Edmonds. Early bird price break ends Jan. 25. Go to, or call Pam Corwin at 360-357-3480, or email Manya Vee at Registration deadline is Feb. 17.

See works by a “Who’s Who artist: You can see works by a local artist who was recently profiled in “Who’s Who in America.” Donald L. Fish Harris, a commercial artist and educator, has his profile included in the 2012 edition of “Who’s Who in America.” He grew up in the Snohomish area. Two of his hand-painted murals can be seen locally: one is inside the Snohomish American Legion, 1201 First St., Snohomish; another is inside the Marysville Buzz Inn Steak House, 1115 State Ave.