Whidbey Working Artists Summer Open Studio Tour: The self-guided tour around Whidbey Island, scheduled for 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Aug. 21-22, features 49 studios and 63 artists. This tour has all kinds of art – from painting and mixed media, to sculpture, jewelry, glass and clay. You may have seen the work of these artists at local galleries or on websites, but now you can see where they work and how they get their inspiration. More at www.whidbeyworkingartists.com.
Fresh Paint: This festival of artists at work is 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Aug. 21-22, Port of Everett Marina, 1700 W. Marine View Drive. The Schack Art Center turns the Everett waterfront’s promenade into a huge outdoor studio and sidewalk gallery. Free admission, $4 parking at port. More than 85 artists involved, plus live music and food trucks. Go to www.schack.org/events/fresh-paint.
Edmonds Arts Festival: 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Aug. 27-28, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Aug. 29, at Frances Anderson Cultural Center, 700 Main St., Edmonds. More than 200 artists share and sell fine art, artisan crafts and photography. Features a juried art show and sale, student art exhibit, a variety of performing arts, food and kids’ activities. Call 425-771-6412 or go to www.edmondsartsfestival.com.
Delta Art Experience: The Delta Neighborhood Association presents a self-guided tour of pop-up art in homes and gardens from noon to 4 p.m. around Jackson Park, 3302 18th St., Everett. There will be an interactive mural, children’s activities, live music, food trucks and poetry at the park. Also: A mobile vaccination clinic will be offering the Pfizer vaccine for those 12 and older. Email firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
Schack Art Center: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday; 2921 Hoyt Ave., Everett; 2921 Hoyt Ave., Everett. Admission is free. Take a virtual tour of the Schack Art Center’s galleries, store, hot shop and silversmithing studio.The exhibits “Alfred Currier: Impasto” and “Anne Schreivogl: Pull Up a Seat to Summer” opened Aug. 5. Currier paints vibrant landscapes in oil impasto from the studio he maintains in Anacortes. Schreivogl, also from Anacortes, paints in an upbeat, colorful style using acrylic. For information call 425-259-5050 or go to www.schack.org.
Cascadia Art Museum: The museum, at 190 Sunset Ave. S., Edmonds, is open 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Thursday through Sunday. Admission for members and students is free, adults $10, military and seniors $7, and families (two adults and up to three children) $25. Free during Art Walk Edmonds, third Thursdays, 5 to 8 p.m. More at 425-336-4809 or www.cascadiaartmuseum.org. See three exhibits through Oct. 10: “Origins: Northwest Abstract Art,” which focuses on the roots of abstract and non-objective art in the Northwest, “Northwest Pictoral Photography,” featuring photographs by some of the masters of pictorialism, and part two of “Gifts and Promised Gifts to the Museum’s Permanent Collection” in honor of the museum’s fifth anniversary. Also: Through Nov. 7, see “The Sculpture of Charles W. Smith,” featuring a well-known Seattle sculptor who began showing his work worldwide in the 1950s.
Third Thursday Art Walks: The next Everett Art Walk and Art Walk Edmonds are both set for Sept. 16. In Edmonds, the walk is held from 5 to 8 p.m. Find out who is showing at www.artwalkedmonds.com. In Everett, the walk is from 5 to 9 p.m. To learn who is showing where, go to www.everettartwalk.org.
Pacific Northwest Quilt & Fiber Arts Museum: 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Wednesday through Sunday at 703 S. Second St., La Conner. Admission is $7, with discounts for students, children, military and members. Call 360-466-4288 or go to www.qfamuseum.org for more. The Handweavers Guild of America Inc. exhibition “Small Expressions,” shows through Aug. 22. “Rhythm of Light,” a group show featuring the Surface Design Association North Peninsula chapter, is displayed through Oct. 10.
Museum of Northwest Art: Noon to 4 p.m. Thursday through Sunday, 121 First St., La Conner; 360-466-4446; www.monamuseum.org. The exhibition “Dan Friday: Future Artifacts,” featuring the work of the Seattle-based glass artist, is showing through Oct. 10. Friday’s inspiration is often drawn from his Coast Salish heritage.
Arts of Snohomish: Noon to 5 p.m. Wednesday through Sunday, 1024 First St., No. 104, Snohomish; 360-568-8648; www.artsofsnohomish.com. August’s artists of the month are Sue Dawson and Claire Ridlon, who specalize in pastels and oils.
Artworks Gallery: 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Friday through Sunday, 221 Second Street, Suite 7A, Langley; 360-222-3010; www.artworkswhidbey.com. The gallery celebrates its first anniversary in August in its new space in the courtyard on Second Street.
Cole Gallery: The gallery, at 107 Fifth Ave. S., Edmonds, is open 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday through Saturday and 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday; 425-697-2787; www.colegallery.net. August’s exhibits are Linda Wilder’s “Tactile Expressions” and Jed Dorsey’s “Always Summer.” Wilder and Dorsey are both contemporary expressionist painters who work in acrylic.
Gallery North: The gallery is open 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday through Sunday at 401 Main St., Edmonds; 425-774-0946; www.gallerynorthedmonds.com. The exhibition “Fanciful Thought,” featuring new oil paintings by Leah Rene Welch, is showing through the month of August.
Garry Oak Gallery: 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday, or by appointment; 830 SE Pioneer Way, Oak Harbor; 360-682-5675; www.garryoakgallery.com. August’s featured artist is Christina “Tina” Hunter, who specializes in mosaics.
JAG ArtWorks: The gallery is open 12:30 to 6 p.m. Wednesday and Thursday, 12:30 to 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday, and 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday; 2940 Colby Ave., Everett; 425-535-6875; jagartworks.business.site. The third annual “Graffiti and Slap” show will open Aug. 28.
Lynnwood Convention Center: 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday, 3711 196th St. SW, Lynnwood; 425-778-7155; tinyurl.com/LynnCCart. See the exhibit “Siege: An American Painter,” through December. Siege describes his style as “industrial figurative” because he often uses type and technical imagery from atmospheric graphs and topigraphical maps.
Matzke Fine Art Gallery and Sculpture Park: The gallery, at 2345 Blanche Way, Camano Island, is open every Friday, Saturday and Sunday 11 a.m. to 5 p.m., weekdays by appointment. Call 360-387-2759 or go to www.matzkefineart.com for more information. “The Plichuck Glass School Show” is on display through Aug. 22. Glass artists include Suzanne Head, Jimmy Anderegg, KCJ Szwedzinski, Jeff Wallin, Elizabeth Richardson, Mark Abildgaard, Heather Sutherland, Heather Sutherland, Marisa Segovia, Randy Walker, Daria Hembree, Jourdyn Leavell, Jacob Willcox, Megan Smith, Ben Wright, Dana Brewer, Douglas Burgess, William Passmore, William Passmore, Sarah Vaughn, Tanner Weiss, Chuck Lopez, Tyler Gordon, Hiroshi Yamano and Steve Klein.
Penn Cove Gallery: 10 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. daily; 9 NW Front St., Coupeville; 360-678-1176; www.penncovegallery.com. August’s artist of the month is Akemi Walker, who is a mixed-media jeweler.
Rob Schouten Gallery & Sculpture Garden: The gallery, at 101 Anthes Ave., Langley, is open 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday. More at www.robschoutengallery.com. August’s exhibit is “A Walk Around Langley,” featuring oil and watercolor paintings by James Tennison.
Rosehill Community Center: 304 Lincoln Ave., Mukilteo. Open 6:30 a.m. to 9 p.m. Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 9 p.m. Saturday, and 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday. Call 425-263-8180 for information. A show featuring the photography of Olivia Rose Snyder Getz is scheduled through Oct. 28.
Smith & Vallee: 5742 Gilkey Ave., Edison; 360-766-6230; www.smithandvalleegallery.com. The gallery is open 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Friday through Sunday or Monday through Thursday by appointment. Through Aug. 29, “Fragile,” a survery of our natural world in glass, features the work of Dan Friday, Raven Skyriver, Shelley Muzylowski Allen and Steve Klein, as well as Allen, Rik and Sam McMillen.
Whidbey Art Gallery: 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through Thursday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Friday through Sunday; 220 Second Street, Langley; 360-221-7675; www.whidbeyartists.com. Displayed through Aug. 30, the members-only show “In the Heat of the Night” is inspired by fanned passions, cicada chatter, mad dreams and shadow visions. August’s featured artists are photographer Natalie Heater and tile maker Carol Dean.
Zamarama Gallery: noon to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday; 2936 Colby Ave., Everett; 206-245-4239; zamarama-gallery.business.site. Showing through Aug. 17 is an exhibit featuring the work of Heidi Hallgren. Hallgren is an Arlington High School grad who specializes in abstract fluid art.
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