Arts and galleries calendar

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Galleries, Exhibits

3231 Creatives Gallery: 3231 Broadway, Everett; noon to 7 p.m. Wednesdays through Saturdays; “Ten By Ten” is a small format art show and sale to benefit 3231 Creatives Art Scholarship; through Aug. 13


Arts of Snohomish Gallery: 1024 First St., Snohomish; 360-568-8648; 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesdays through Saturdays, noon to 5 p.m. Sundays, by appointment Mondays. “A New Home for Art” celebrates the new location of this ga

llery. After more than seven years in the Carnegie Library building, the gallery is still getting adjusted to its new home in the Marks Building, built in 1888. The space is smaller, but a variety of artists and art works will still be offered.

Artworks Gallery at Greenbank Farm: 765 Wonn Roa

d, C102, Greenbank; 360-222-3010; 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. weekends, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. weekdays, closed Tuesdays. Through August, photographer John Olsen will feature his recent “industrial glamor” photos of vintage American and British motorcycles, including his black and white prints of classic Harley-Davidsons, Indians, Vincents and others; reception from 5 to 8 p.m. Aug. 5 with music by guitarist Marc Brodine.

Autumn’s Framing & Gallery: 537 Main St., Edmonds; 425-778-5150; 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. Local artists display works in styles of modern realism, art nouveau and pre-Raphealite.

Brackenwood Gallery of Fine Art: 302 First St., Langley; 360-221-2978; 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Wednesdays through Mondays. Sculptor Sharon Spencer, sculpting for 36 years, is known for her bronze figures that appear soft and sensual and imbued with spirit. Photographer Skip Smith presents the Lith printing technique, which produces images that are somewhat antique and painterly; a reception for the artists is from 5 to 7 p.m. Aug. 6; the show is up through Aug. 29.

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. Local artist Fran Kaufman “mixes it up” using photography in mixed media. Show runs through Aug. 31.

Cafe Espresso Americano: Inside Everett Public Library, 2702 Hoyt Ave., Everett; 425-259-3492. Open daily. “Radiant Photographs” by Glenda Powers; through Aug. 26.

Cole Gallery & Artist Supplies: 107 Fifth Ave. S., Edmonds; 425-697-2787; Bev Jozwiak brings a colorful show with every deliberate stroke of her brush; through Aug. 17.

Also at Cole Gallery: The work of painters Michael Maczuga and Micki Dyson Flatmo; Maczuga captures the heart and innocence of America’s many ethnically diverse children with his show “Capturing the Heart” while Micki Dyson Flatmo inspires healing for the survivors of Japan’s massive earthquake with select pieces. Meet the artists on Edmonds Art Walk night 5 to 8 p.m. Aug. 18 or at the gallery’s private artist’s reception from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Aug. 20. The two shows run until Sept. 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. The Sculptor’s Workshop presents “Art Deco,” design concepts that repeat geometric elements and curves, streamline industrial design and include “Flapper” clothing and jewelry, bold posters and architecture from the 1920s; through Aug. 3.

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. Opening Sept. 19 is an exhibit by artist Evan Blackwell whose “Metropolis” reflects the planning for and response to his piece of the same title commissioned for the front of Meadowdale Hall; dedication planned for 3 p.m. Oct. 14.

Fogdog Gallery: 318 N. Olympic Ave., Arlington; 505-660-6825; www.fogdog; featuring Arlington photographer Katrina Dartnell-Lane’s latest collection, “The Marble Series,” which she called “an exploration of taking a childhood toy and taking it beyond its physical self;” through August.

Gallery by the Bay: 8700 271st NW, Stanwood. 360-629-4297. 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily; “Paw-Casso” is a new animal and pet themed art show featuring works by 50 artists from the Northwest and beyond; through Sept. 5.

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. Wearable art and wall art by fiber artist Akasya Maya VerSoy.

Lowell Art Works: 5205 S. Second Ave., Everett; 425-923-3635; www.lowellart Open 1 to 5 p.m. Saturdays, 1 to 4 p.m. Sundays and by appointment weekdays. “V, ” a celebration of Lowell Art Works’ five-year anniversary with a juried show featuring artist friends old and new; opening reception from 4 to 9 p.m. Aug. 20. Through August.

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;; Contemporary QuiltArt Association to Aug. 11; also features artwork by Robert M. Small, who will display a spontaneous variety in the clay art of Raku, and paintings by Adele B. Eustis. Through Sept. 22.

Matzke Fine Art Gallery: 2345 Blanche Way, Camano Island; 360-387-2759; 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. weekends, by appointment weekdays; “Summer Moments,” featuring the work of 23 artists in glass, metal, stone and paint; through Sept. 4.

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. Mary Bess Johnson uses techniques from the photographic studio to convey the sense of serenity and beauty experienced while floating in the underwater wonderland; exhibit up through Aug. 31.

Raven Rocks Gallery: 765 Wonn Road, C101, Greenbank, 360-222-0102,; features “Hearts Home” with artwork by Mary Jo Oxrieder whose “fantasy homes” watercolor and ink creations drift over beautiful landscapes, hang off cliffs and nestle by lakes and seashores, along with the latest series of pet portraits by Deon Matzen. Opening reception from 5 to 8 p.m. Aug. 5; exhibit up through Aug. 31.

Rob Schouten Gallery: Greenbank Farm, C-103, 765 Wonn Road, Greenbank; 360-222-3070; www.robschouten; In “Water – An Artist’s View,” more than a dozen artists have painted, sculpted, blown, thrown, woven and soldered pieces that reflect their unique interpretation of the theme; opens Aug. 5 and up through Aug. 31.

The Schack Art Center: 2919 Hoyt Ave., Everett; 425-259-5050;; The 18th Juried Art Show: This biennial exhibit of more than 350 pieces of art were juried by well-known artists Jack Gunter, Jules Anslow, and Jan Hopkins to create an electric and visually stimulating exhibit. Artists selected include James Arrabito, photography, Patricia Davidson glass, Delores Taylor glass, Dona Anderson, fiber, painters Thu Ngyuyen and Michael Lanka and mixed media artist Lisa Myers Bulmash. The exhibit runs through Aug. 25.

Also at Schack: The “You’re the Maestro” contest had elementary students participating in”Merging Science with Art” field trips to submit an original design of something they would like to see made out of glass. All entries for “You’re the Maestro” are on exhibit in the Emerging Young Artists Hallway through Aug. 2011.

Seagrass Gallery at Islander’s Restaurant: 848 N. Sunrise Blvd., Camano Island; Watercolorist Melanie Serroels creates “delightfully delicate” views of the Pacific Northwest; through August and September.

The Sisters: 2804 Grand Ave., Everett; 425-252-0480; 7 a.m. to 4 p.m. Mondays through Fridays. Ukrainian born artist Irina Milton started her professional art career in America a little over a decade ago. Her exhibit “Decadent Decade of Painting,” presents recent and past works such as portraits, plain air landscape, still life, abstract paintings, and a few figurative works in conte and pastel. Through Sept. 9.

Whidbey Art Gallery: 220 Second St., Langley; 360-221-7675; www.Whidbey; open daily 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Now in its fifth downtown Langley location in nearly 20 years, Whidbey Art Gallery celebrates an expansion; join guest artist Mark Sckullerud 5 to 8 p.m. Aug. 6.

Wicked Cellars: 2616 Colby Ave., Everett; 425-299-3360; www.wicked The work of Skagit Valley artist Becky Fletcher is featured through mid-September.

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. Meet artist Marc Bergsman from 4 to 7 p.m. Aug. 20 during the Everett Art Walk; his work is up through August.

Skagit County

“Native Journey”: Skagit County Historical Museum, 501 S. Fourth St., La Conner; 360-466-3365,; exhibit features the museum’s collection of baskets, stone tools, canoes and other artifacts from more than 30 Coast Salish and other tribes. Through Sept. 4.

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;; Harold Balazs has created jewelry to large scale metal sculptures. Also, “Velocity” features paintings and sculptures that represent a source of momentum or pace within the artworks, including works by MJ Anderson and Dale Chihuly; shows up through Oct. 2.


Seattle Art Museum: 1300 First Ave.; 206-654-3100; www.seattleart 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. “Beauty and Bounty: American Art in an Age of Exploration” showcases masters of 19th and 20th century painting and photography, and “Reclaimed: Nature and Place through Contemporary Eyes” is an exhibition of post-1970s sculptures, paintings, drawings and photographs from SAM’s collection. Through Sept. 11.


Call to Artists: The deadline is Aug. 30 for artists to submit entries of paintings, prints, drawings, miniatures, calligraphy, photographs and 3-Dimensional works for the 33rd Annual Arts of the Terrace Juried Art Show. More than $3,000 in prize money. To enter or to view the prospectus go to and on the home page under “most requested services” click on Arts of the Terrace.

Fashion Illustration Boot Camp with Shano: 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Aug. 8, 9, 10 and 11 at Gallery By the Bay, 8700 271st NW, Stanwood; cost is $125 (includes materials); pre-registration required at or call 360-629-4297, or email; learn the art of women’s fashion illustration with pop art illustrator Shano. You will learn the basics of drawing the figure, poses, how clothing drapes around the body, as well as makeup and facial details.

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