Art calendar


Historic Gaches Mansion open house: A Restoration Celebration will mark the completion of a seven-year, $450,000 restoration of the Historic 1891 Gaches Mansion, 703 S. Second St., La Conner, home of the La Conner Quilt and Textile Museum. Opening day, 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. June 21 with refreshments on the lawn at 1 p.m. hourly guided tours from 1 to 5 p.m. and ice cream social and live music from 6 to 8 p.m. Open house from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. June 22 and June 23 with coffee, tea and freshments in the dining room at 11 a.m. and hourly guided tours from 1 to 4 p.m. Admission will be free for the celebration.

Dawn McLellan photography: Her photos will be on display in the mezzanine gallery at Edmonds Center for the Arts, 410 Fourth Ave. N, Edmonds, through June 26. Visit daily from noon through any performance.

David Weiner’s photographs: Weiner has been taking photos for well over 30 years. His pictures show a cross section of Washington state, as well as Arizona, New England, the mid-Atlantic and Italy. Weiner’s photos will be on display through June 30 at Driftwood Players Wade James Theatre, 950 Main St., Edmonds. Tickets are not required to view the artwork. For information about the artist, go to

Whidbey Island Center for the Arts: The theater’s fine arts committee is presenting “Rooms,” the last of five exhibits planned to coincide with the 2012-13 theater season in the lobby at WICA, 565 Camano Ave. Langley. The “Rooms” exhibit will partner with WICA’s production of “The Norman Conquest.” The exhibit includes artworks by Anne Belov, Judith Burns, Richard Engstrom, Jim Hanify, Barbara Kelly, Steve Marts, Anna Mastronardi, Barbara Mearing, Rob Schouten, Sue Owen, Phyllis Ray, Rob Schouten, Michael Tsouris &Gaylen Whiteman.


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 Jean Molloy: A Retrospective,”through July 27.

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.

Arts of Snohomish Gallery: 1024 First St. No. 104, Snohomish; 360-568-8648; The gallery is featuring three artists during its June reception: acrylic painter Malcolm Moses, who specializes in old cars, portraits and landscapes; acrylic painter Sakae Ouchi, who specializes in Seattle cityscapes and rural scenes; and Jim Beem, who makes jewelry with wire wrapped stone pendants, between 11 a.m. and 3 p.m. June 22.

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. Featuring the American Indian artwork and carvings of Camano Island artist Rick Balam. Through Aug. 31.

Cafe Zippy: 2811 Wetmore Ave., Everett; 425-303-0474;

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;; 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;; “First Glance — Jeff White,” through June 30. White brings an array of landscape paintings reminiscent of the Hudson River School painters.

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. Sara Portesan, the featured Edmonds Arts Foundation scholarship graduate, will exhibit her work in the Edmonds Arts Commission Display Case through July 30.

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;

Edmonds Frame Design and Atelier: 514 Fifth Ave. S, Edmonds. Photographer David McCrae will showing new, large black and white and color images through July 12.

Fisherman’s Market &Grill: 1032 West Marine View Drive, Everett; 6 a.m. to 2 p.m. Monday through Sunday. Lora Parks Cleveland and John Parks show their photographs; Lora’s work focuses on architecture and doors and John is a member of the Nation Association of Photoshop Professionals. Through July 2.

Fogdog Gallery: 233 North Ave., Arlington; 505-660-6825;; 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday through Thursday; 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Friday and Saturday. Local artists in mixed media. New for spring, acrylic paintings by Deborah Casteel and jewelry and fine furniture by Michael Wendland.

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.

A Guilded Gallery: 8700 271st St., Stanwood;; 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday.

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.

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. Michelle Templeton’s exhibit of paintings and woodblock prints; through June 30.

Mukilteo Art &Frame: 11700 Mukilteo Speedway, No. 408, Mukilteo; 425-315-8506;; 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Mondays through Saturdays. Mukilteo artist Gerald Lee “Jerry” Newport display his oil paintings of familiar local scenes through July.

Ornamental Arts Gallery: 13805 Smokey Point Blvd. Suite 105,Marysville. 425-422-5232;; 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Tuesday through Friday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, closed Sunday and Monday. Featuring woodworker John Luke, whose crafted boxes and tables are made with a variety of woods. Through June.

Schack Art Center: 2921 Hoyt Ave., Everett; 425-259-5050; “The Art of the Garden” through Aug. 1, showcasing art that brings the garden inside as well as classic garden art that remains outdoors. Media include ceramic, sculpture, glass, photography and painting.

Also: “Visions Explored 2013,” is an exhibit featuring students completing their studies at Everett Community College in the studio art and photography programs. The show runs through Aug. 5 in the Emerging Young Artists’ Gallery.

The Sisters: 2804 Grand Ave., Everett; 425-252-0480; 7 a.m. to 4 p.m. Mondays through Fridays. A new acrylic and mixed media exhibit of abstract paintings and collages by Duane Simshauser, “Rock On, Baby!” runs through July 12.

Stormy Lake Pottery: 6132 195th Ave., SE Snohomish; 360-568-2978;

Stunningly Strange Gallery: 407 Main St., Edmonds;; 425-697-0420 or

We Do Art: 5612 Evergreen Way, Everett; 425-238-2585;; 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Wednesday through Sunday.

Wisedesignz: 2908 Wetmore Ave., Everett; 425-259-2361; www.wisedesignz. For June, the work of artist Mike Gardner is featured. Gardner is a painter, a sculptor and a tatoo artist who owns Tattoo Garden in Everett.

Wicked Cellars: 2616 Colby Ave., Everett; 425-299-3360; Featuring Melana Bontrager who works with India ink and acrylic on canvas., integrating organic forms and shapes into abstract, landscape-like paintings.

Island County

Artworks Gallery at Greenbank Farm: 765 Wonn Road, C102, Greenbank; 360-222-3010; An artist who works in watercolor, oil, acrylics and mixed media, Dottie Sanders is the featured artist for June.

Brackenwood Gallery of Fine Art: 302 First St., Langley; 360-221-2978; 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Wednesdays through Mondays. “Contemporary Quilt and Textile Show,” featuring fiber artists Carys Ann Hamer, Cynthia Husted and Cheryl Kamera, and quilt artists Carol Jerome, Elizabeth Ford Ortiz, Janet Steadman, and Gale Whitney. Through June 24.

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; featuring David Rogan-Levine of DRL Photography.

Freeland Art Studios: 1660 Roberta Ave., Freeland;

Garry Oak Gallery: 830 SE Pioneer Way, Oak Harbor; 360-240-0222;; 10:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily until 8 p.m., first Friday of each month. 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.

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

MUSEO: 215 First St., Langley, 360-221-7737, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Thursday through Monday. June show is “White on White,” a group show illustrating the impact of monochromatic art on avant-garde visual art.

Penn Cove Gallery: 9 Front St., Coupeville; 360-678-1176;; 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Sunday; jewelry designerAkemi Walker is the featured artist for June; meet her from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. June 28 to learn how she creates her wearable art of chains and chain mail, and her jewelry of semi-precious stones, freshwater pearls, Swarovski crystals and Baltic amber.

Raven Rocks Gallery: 765 Wonn Road, C101, Greenbank, 360-222-0102, “Whidbey Woods,” an exhibit of new woodwork by Bob Higbee and Roger White, through July 3. Higbee works with found wood, turning each piece into a vase that often preserves the exterior features of the wood; White carves driftwood feathers, which are finished to be hung on walls or in windows, or displayed on flat surfaces.

Rob Schouten Gallery: Greenbank Farm, C-103, 765 Wonn Road, Greenbank; 360-222-3070; “Invitational Handmade Print Show” through July 1 is a celebration of hand-printing techniques, traditional and new.

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. On display through June will be Janie Cribbs’ owls and Maggie Hanley Welles’ watercolors in the “88 Owls and Watercolors” art show.

Whidbey Art Gallery: 220 Second St., Langley; 360-221-7675;; open daily 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.; June show: Moe Jerome: Featured 2D Member Artist in Oils; Anne Smidt: Guest 2D Artist in Encaustics; Susanne Newbold: Guest 3D Artist in Gourds.

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;

La Conner Quilt &Textile Museum: 703 S Second St., La Conner; 360-466-4288; “Kaleidoscope: Fiber Embroidery by Liz Whitney Quisgard,” features a 3-D quality captured on a 2-D surface. Her work is on display from June 26 through Oct. 6.

La Conner Seaside Gallery: 101 N First St., La Conner; 360-202-2956; A one-man show of etchings by Russian artist Aleksandr Mariev who is showing for the first time in the U.S. Open house reception from 5 to 9 p.m. June 28.


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, free for all on first Thursdays. “Future Beauty: 30 Years of Japanese Fashion,” on view June 27 through Sept. 8: a look at avante-garde Japanese fashion; first museum in the United States to showcase the collection from the Kyoto Costume Institute.

Seattle Asian Art Museum: 1400 East Prospect St., Seattle; 206-654-3100; 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Wednesdays through Sundays, 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. Thursdays and Fridays, closed Mondays and Tuesdays. Admission $7 and $5, free ages 12 and under.

SAM Gallery: 1220 Third Ave.; 206-343-1101;; 10:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesdays through Saturdays. The gallery is moving from the Seattle Tower to the Seattle Art Museum’s downtown facility on First Avenue this fall. For the past 10 years local Northwest artists have received gallery exposure and a place to display and trade their works. Moving the gallery into the museum gives local artists continued visibility at SAM’s downtown location.

Olympic Sculpture Park: 2901 Western Ave., Seattle. “The Western Oracle: We Will Tear the Roof Off the Mother, 2013”: A new large-scale work of art by Seattle artist Heather Hart is a roof that people can climb on or crouch down into its ground-level attic. Through Oct. 13.

“Illumination”: Women Painters of Washington Gallery, 701 Fifth Ave., Columbia Center Building, Suite 310, Seattle; 206-624-0543;;;; 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through Friday through Aug. 30. The gallery is free; this is a group art exhibition, showcasing 30 member artists from the greater Puget Sound region.


Art Quest for Kids, Summer Art Camps 2013: Camps run July through August. Each four-day camp runs from 10 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Monday through Thursday and will feature different art projects such as acrylic painting, sculptures made from driftwood, wire or clay, wooden puzzle piece paintings, animal carousels, mask making, pastels and drawing. Camps will be held at the Delzell Studio, 2177 Highland Drive, Camano Island, where kids can go to the beach, play in a driftwood fort or beach-comb for art projects. A new camp session is held these weeks throughout the summer: July 8 to 11, July 15 to 18, July 22 to 25, Aug. 5 to 8, Aug. 12 to 15, Aug. 19 to 22; $160 per child per four-day camp, ages 7 to 17. For more information, go to, call 360-387-2251 or email

2013 Arts of the Terrace Call to Artists: Entries are needed for this 35th Annual Juried Art Show held Sept. 28 through Oct. 6. Deadline for entries is Aug. 30. To enter or to view the prospectus online, go to Or call 425-776-9173, ext. 3300, or email

Donate artwork to the 8th annual Previously Loved Art Sale: Artwork is being accepted for this Oct. 5 event. Donate paintings, drawings, art posters, pottery, art books or periodicals. Donations can be made from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays at ArtWorks, 201 Second Ave. S, Edmonds. Or by appointment. Call 425-774-6049. For more information call Meredith Arnold at ArtWorks at 425-774-6049.

Schack Art Center: selected Everett painter Josey Wise as the 2013 Poster Artist for Fresh Paint: Festival of Artists at Work Aug. 17 and 18. A self-taught artist, Wise paints primarily in oil and tends toward a bright palette with expressive strokes.

Partners for Youth Empowerment: Holds its first international gathering July 2 through 7 at the Whidbey Institute, 6449 Old Pietila Road, Clinton. More than 80 artists, educators, and youth workers from around the world are expected to attend this first international gathering called “Catch the Fire.”

Northwest artist Jack Dorsey of Camano Island: won the Palouse Watercolor Socius’s top prize in their four-state regional juried art show; the Avista Best of Show Award for $1,000. Two of Dorsey’s watercolors, “Back Porch Carnations” and “Prize of Summer” are included in the 36 paintings that will hang in the University of Idaho’s Prichard Art Gallery in downtown Moscow. The exhibition is open during gallery hours through Aug. 3.

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