Ukrainian artists offer window to their new world

“Ukraine in America” is the title of a group show opening Saturday in Mukilteo that features the work of six artists from the Ukraine.

“Ukraine in America”: Saturday through Aug. 28 at the Point Elliott Art Gallery, 724 First St., Mukilteo. Opening reception 4 to 8 p.m. Saturday. Gallery hours noon to 6 p.m. Wednesdays through Sundays. 425-347-8480.

Pastel landscapes by Mary McInnis: This month at the Edmonds Public Library, 650 Main St., Edmonds.

“Previously Loved Art &Garage Sale”: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Aug. 13, at ArtWorks, 201 Second Ave. S., Edmonds. 425-774-6049.

The exhibit opens with a reception from 4 to 8 p.m. Saturday at the Point Elliott Art Gallery, 724 First St.

“Ukraine in America” features a full range of artistic styles from classical still life to modern abstract, folk and romantic impressionism. The featured artists and their mediums are Anatoliy Voznyarskiy, oil; Olexandra Pryveda, batik; Valentin Filin, pastel; Irina Kirienko Milton, oil; Oleksiy Kovalenko, oil; and Evelina Egorova Huck, oil.

“‘Ukraine in America’is the art of six accomplished and, in several instances, internationally known new Americans who bring with them their history, their culture, their perspectives expressed as only Ukrainians can express themselves,” said Carol Harkins, gallery director.

In Edmonds: An exhibit of pastel landscapes by Mary McInnis is on view this month at the Edmonds Public Library, 650 Main St. McInnis, of Port Orchard, travels extensively in the United States and abroad, photographing scenes that she later paints in her studio.

McInnis is a member of Northwest Pastel Society, the Degas Pastel Society, Peninsula Art League and the Pastel Society of America. Her award-winning work has been featured in many group and solo exhibits across the state.

The exhibit is presented by the Edmonds Arts Commission.

Art sale: ArtWorks, located at 201 Second Ave. S. in downtown Edmonds, is hosting an art garage sale from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Aug. 13.

The “Previously Loved Art &Garage Sale” is a benefit for the arts facility, which offers studio and exhibit space, art classes and a variety of education programs and is supported by the Edmonds Arts Festival and the Edmonds Arts Festival Foundation.

Shoppers will find a selection of original paintings, posters, prints, drawings, ceramics and more.

“Birth of Digital World,” oil on canvas, by Anatoliy Voznyarskiy at the “Ukraine in America” exhibit in Mukilteo.

Pictures from Bartolock by Olexandra Pryveda.

Work by Oleksiy Kovalenko.

“Green Apples,” pastel pencil, Valentin Filin.

“Invitation to the Dance” by Mary McInnis at the Edmonds Public Library.

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