2013 Photography Contest: The Snohomish County Arts Commission photography exhibit will run through October in the lobby of the Robert J. Drewel Building, 3000 Rockefeller Ave., Everett. The lobby is open from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday. For more information, see www.snocoarts.org.
“Ink Stomp”: More than 40 adults and kids with special needs from Lynnwood High School Life Skills class and the All Aboard program in Everett will participate in an art event to create monoprints to music on Oct. 4 at in Studio 1 and 2 at the Schack Art Center, 2941 Hoyt St., Everet; 425-259-5050; schack.org.
Quilt and Fiber Arts Festival: The festival continues through Sunday at various venues throughout La Conner. For more information, as well as a map, list of activities and list of venues, see www.laconnerquilts.com/quilt-fest.
Waterworks 2013: Fifty paintings by members of the Northwest Watercolor Society will be on view from Oct. 22 to Nov. 22 at Tsuga Fine Art and Framing, 10101 Main St., Bothell. Hours are 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Tuesday through Thursday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Friday and 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday. A reception and awards ceremony will take place from 6 to 8 p.m. Oct. 24. Almost $5,000 in prizes will be presented. For details, call 425-391-9553.
Whidbey Weavers Guild: Handcrafted works by fiber artists will be in display and for sale at “Uncommon Threads Show and Sale” from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Nov. 1 and from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Nov. 2 at Greenbank Farm, 765 Wonn St., Greenbank. Techniques include weaving, spinning, dyeing, basketry, knitting, felting and jewlery making. Details are available at whidbeyweaversguild.org.
3231 Creatives Gallery: 3231 Broadway, Everett; 425-740- 5030; 3231creatives.wordpress.com; noon to 7 p.m., Tuesday through Thursday, noon to 5 p.m. Friday and Saturday. Classes offered in a variety of topics including making Halloween costumes, mosaics and beading. Artists including Joey Wise, Anne Smidt, Gale Johansen, janie Olsen and Denise LeBlanc show “The Birds and the Bugs” through Nov. 30.
All Aboard: 2507 Broadway, Everett; 425-327-5533.
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.
Arts of Snohomish Gallery: 1024 First St., No. 104, Snohomish; 360-568-8648; www.artsofsnohomish.org. “Exuberance and Restraint,” featuring the work of artists Geraldine Banes, Wendy Clark and Judy Macauley, runs through October. A reception will be held from 4 to 7 p.m. Oct. 5.
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.
Cafe Zippy: 2811 Wetmore Ave., Everett; 425-303-0474; www.cafezippy.com.
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.
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.
Edmonds Arts 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. Artist Judith Larsen presents a memorial exhibition, “Frontline Heroines,” oil paintings of slain female journalists and human rights workers, through Oct. 29. The artist will make a presentation from noon to 2 p.m. Oct. 6.
Edmonds Conference Center: 201 Fourth Ave. N., Edmonds; 425-640-1243; firstname.lastname@example.org; www.edmondsconferencecenter.com/index.php.
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.
Everett Community College: The Russell Day Gallery, 2000 Tower St.; 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Mondays through Thursdays and 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Fridays; closed Saturdays and Sundays; www.everettcc.edu. “Incommensurable Things,” works by Emily Gherard and Stephanie Pierce, are on view through Oct. 25.
Fisherman’s Market &Grill: 1032 W. Marine View Drive, Everett; 6 a.m. to 2 p.m. Monday through Sunday. The Art Loft Sisters, a group of like-minded women who promote new and emerging artists, present Pamela Durga Robinson’s Parade Series and Paula Ankonevich acrylic Spiral Motif series through October; artloftsisters.blogspot.com.
Fogdog Gallery: 233 N. Olympic Ave., Arlington; 505-660-6825; www.fogdoggallery.com; 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday through Thursday; 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Friday and Saturday. Stanwood artist Jillian Mattison shows her “Blue-Collar Men at Work” exhibit from Oct. 5 through Nov. 1. A grand opening reception will be held from10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Oct. 5 followed by a meet-and-greet with the artist from 5 to 8 p.m. Wine and light refreshments will be served.
Gallery North: 509 Main St., Edmonds; 425-774-0946; www.gallerynorthedmonds.com; 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday through Friday; 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday; noon to 6 p.m. Sunday.
A Guilded Gallery: 8700 271st St., Stanwood; www.stanwoodcamanoarts.com/; 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday.
Hibulb Cultural Center: 6410 23rd Ave. NE, Tulalip; 360-716-2635; www.hibulbculturalcenter.org. “Ramp It Up: Shateboard Culture in Native America,” an exhibit from the Smithsonian Institution Traveling Exhibition Service, reflects the popularity and influence of skateboarding on American Indian culture. The show features 20 skate decks, videos and skateboards with Coast Salish designs.The show runs through Oct. 13 before continuing on its national tour.
Lynnwood Convention Center: 3711 196th St., SW, Lynnwood; 425-778-7155; www.lynnwoodcc.com.
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. Sundays; 425-670-5518. J. Reynolds Dail presents “naturescapes” in acrylic and mixed media through Oct. 24.
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; 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; 1 to 5 p.m. Sundays. Paintings by Masako Thrower are on view through Oct. 31. The artist works primarily in acrylics.
Mukilteo Art &Frame: 11700 Mukilteo Speedway, No. 408, Mukilteo; 425-315-8506; www.mukilteoartandframe.com; 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Mondays through Saturdays. A retrospective show of Mukilteo artist F.B. Nelson’s watercolors and oils depicting scenes of the Pacific Northwest; through October.
Ornamental Arts Gallery: 13805 Smokey Point Blvd. Suite 105,Marysville. 425-422-5232; OrnamentalArtsGallery.com; 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Tuesday through Friday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday.
Port Gardner Bay Winery: 2802 Rockefeller Ave, Everett; 425-339-0293; portgardnerbaywinery 619 Fourth St. Mukilteo; 425-348-4825.
Schack Art Center: 2921 Hoyt Ave., Everett; 425-259-5050; www.schack.org.
The Sisters: 2804 Grand Ave., Everett; 425-252-0480; 7 a.m. to 4 p.m. Mondays through Fridays.”Real and Abstract in Watercolor” by Art Dujardin, through Oct. 11.
Stormy Lake Pottery: 6132 195th Ave., SE Snohomish; 360-568-2978; stormlakepottery 407 Main St., Edmonds; www.stunninglystrange.com; 425-697-0420 or stunninglystrange 1806 Hewitt Ave., Everett; 425-344-2768.
We are Art: ArtSpace Everett Lofts, 2917 Hoyt Ave., Everett. Featured artist is Patricia Ariel, a fine arts painter and illustrator.
We Do Art: 5612 Evergreen Way, Everett; 425-238-2585; wedoart.net; 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Wednesday through Sunday.
Wisedesignz: 2908 Wetmore Ave., Everett; 425-259-2361; www.wisedesignz.com. Inger Hutton shows her works in graphite, colored pencil, watercolor, pen and ink and mixed media, through October. A reception will be held from 4 to 7 p.m. Oct. 19 during Everett’s Art Walk.
Wicked Cellars: 2616 Colby Ave., Everett; 425-299-3360; www.wickedcellars.com. Lisa Spreacker, who does assemblage and collage art using found objects and memorabilia, shows her work. Spreacker was Snohomish County Arts Council’s Artist of the Year in 1997.
Artworks Gallery at Greenbank Farm: 765 Wonn Road, C102, Greenbank; 360-222-3010; artworkswhidbey.com.
Bayview Cash Store: 5603 Bayview Road, Langley; 360-361-4145. “When Your Plow is Your Paintbrush,” a group show of artists interpreting life on the farm, runs through Oct. 30. The show is in conjunction with the Whidbey Island Farm Tour.
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. “Dreaming,” featuring the work of artists Karin Bolstad, Danielle Hendrix, Sara Saltee, Bergen Rose and Michael Stadler; through October. A reception will be held from 5 to 7 p.m. Oct. 5.
Freeland Art Studios: 1660 Roberta Ave., Freeland; freelandartstudios.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 gallery’s newest artists are Marcia Muchnick, free form pottery; Michael Watkins, photography; Ron Apgar fused glass; and Gay Shuell, carved and embellished gourds.
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.
Matzke Fine Art Gallery: 2345 Blanche Way, Camano Island; 360-387-2759; www.matzkefineart.com. 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. weekends, weekdays by appointment. “Autumn Winds,” glass metal, stone and Northwest paintings. Artists include Mike Adams, Todd Horton, Anne Martin McCool, Jennifer Phillips, Susan Cohen thompson and Hioshi Yamano. Through Nov. 10.
MUSEO: 215 First St., Langley, 360-221-7737, www.museo.cc. 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Thursday through Monday.
Penn Cove Gallery: 9 Front St., Coupeville; 360-678-1176; www.penncovegallery.com/; 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Sunday.Watercolor artist Randy Emmonds will show his work through October. Eddmonds will demonstrate his work style from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Oct. 18.
Raven Rocks Gallery: 765 Wonn Road, C101, Greenbank, 360-222-0102, www.ravenrocksstudio.com. “The Warmth of Autumn,” a variety of changing art, including tapestry purses, wall hangings, paintings, dolls and notecards by Windwalker Taibi, Mary Jo Oxrieder, Lynne Adams, Tim Potter, Roger White, Bob and Lorena Higbee, Sharon Stapleton and Sandy and Carl Bryant, runs through October. An opening reception will be held from 5 to 8 p.m. Oct. 4.
Rob Schouten Gallery: Greenbank Farm, C-103, 765 Wonn Road, Greenbank; 360-222-3070; www.robschoutengallery.com. Hours are 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday and Wedneday through Friday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. weekends. “Sumi and Ceramics,” sumi paintings by Fumiko Kimura and Angie Dixon and ceramics by Maryon Attwood, Joan Govedare and Dan Ishler, runs from Oct. 4 to 29. An opening receptions with light refreshments will be held from 5 to 8 p.m. Oct. 4.
Taste for Wine: 5603 Bayview Road, Langley; 360-321-0515; www.tasteforwinewhidbey.com; noon to 6 p.m. Thursdays through Mondays. Janie Cribbs has been painting owls for a long time, mainly on found wood. Also, Maggie Hanley-Welles is a watercolorist whose many pieces are of local scenes or people or florals or abstracts.
Whidbey Art Gallery: 220 Second St., Langley; www.WhidbeyArtists.com; 360-221-7675; open daily 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Alek’s Studio: 106 First St. S., LaConner; 425-268-9697.
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.
La Conner Quilt &Textile Museum: 703 S Second St., La Conner; 360-466-4288; www.laconnerquilts.com. “Kaleidoscope: Fiber Embroidery by Liz Whitney Quisgard,” on display through Oct. 6. Regina Benson’s art quilts and textiles also through Oct. 6.
Contest for young artists: WSU Snohomish County Extension Beach Watchers is seeking submissions for a contest on what Puget Sound will look like when they, are the artists, are older. Deadline for submission of “Hopeful Visions of Puget Sound” is 5 p.m. Oct. 18. Students from pre-school through high school are eligible. Details are available at www.beachwatchers.wsu.edu/snohomish. Call 425-357-6028 for more information. Note that the deadline was extended from Sept. 10. Entries will be displayed Nov. 9 at Everett Community College, in the WSU Learning Center in McCollum Park and other venues including libraries.
Mukilteo Art and Frame: Seeking original art for shows. The theme in November and December is”Spaces.” The theme in January and February is “Through the Looking Glass,” which is “Alice in Wonderland” interpreted art. Submit photos and artist information to email@example.com.