Visual arts calendar

Snohomish and Island counties

A Gathering Grove Bookstore: 2820 Oakes Ave., Everett; 425-512-8845, Hours: 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. Mondays through Thursdays, 7 a.m. to 8 p.m. Fridays, 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. Saturdays, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sundays. Laurie Crawford’s and Margretta Perry’s pastels, through December.

Alderwood Manor Heritage Cottage: Heritage Park, 19903 Poplar Way, Lynnwood; 425-775-4694. Hours: 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Tuesdays, Thursdays, Saturdays, tours by appointment; free admission, donations welcome.

Anabel’s Framing &Gallery: 2531 Broadway, Everett; 425-258-6402, Oils, acrylics and watercolors by local and international artists, ongoing. 4 to 7 p.m. third Saturday art walks,

Art Merchant International: 17161 Beaton Road SE, Monroe; 360-794-7844, Pacific Rim work, various artists, ongoing. “Clay, Copper and Coffee,” primitive-fired pottery by Wayne Kilburn.

Arts of Snohomish Gallery: 105 Cedar Ave., Snohomish; 360-568-8648, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesdays through Saturdays, noon to 5 p.m. Sundays. “The BIG small Show” fourth annual silent auction, through Dec. 6, final bidding and party, 5 to 8 p.m. Dec. 6; party includes wine and live music.

Artworks Gallery: 765 Wonn Road, Suite C102, Greenbank; 360-222-3010. Woodworking and photography, ongoing.

Bayview Corner Cash Store, Open Door Gallery + Coffee: 5603 Bayview Road, Langley; 360-321-4232. Display featuring Whidbey Island artists; fine contemporary art, jewelry, sculpture, ceramics and handmade gift displays, ongoing. Jeanne-ming Brantingham’s portraits, through Dec. 31.

Edmonds Conference Center: 201 Fourth Ave. N., Edmonds; 425-640-1243. ArtsNow holiday group show, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Mondays through Fridays, now through Jan. 9,

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, 1 to 5 p.m. Sundays; 425-771-0228. Edmonds Arts Commission exhibit of Donald Simpson’s photographs, through November.

Edmonds Masonic Center: 515 Dayton Ave., Edmonds; 425-774-7504. “Follow the Star” arts and crafts fair, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Nov. 28 and 29.

Espresso Americano: Inside Everett Public Library, 2702 Hoyt Ave., Everett; open daily; 425-259-3492. Janie Olsen’s acrylic paintings, through Nov. 30.

Everett Community College: 2000 Tower St., Everett; Russell Day gallery features Mark Kang-O’Higgins’ paintings and charcoal drawings, through Dec. 12.

Everett galleries’ art walks: 4 to 7 p.m. third Saturdays, Includes Arts Council of Snohomish County, 1507 Wall St.; Anabel’s Framing and Gallery, 2531 Broadway; Covenant Art Glass, 3232 Broadway; exPressive Art Studio &Gallery &Pottery Loft, 3710 W. Mukilteo Blvd.; Greening Properties, 2817 Rucker Ave.; Lowell Art Works, 5205 S. Second Ave.; Martha’s Design Center, 1806 Hewitt Ave.; Solovei Art Gallery and Sound Holistic Health Center, both at 2804 Grand Ave., Everett; and WiseDesignz Custom Framing &Fine Art Gallery, 2908 Hewitt Ave.

exPressive Arts Studio &Gallery &the Pottery Loft: 3710 W. Mukilteo Blvd., Everett; 206-200-8258, By appointment and during Everett art walks, 4 to 7 p.m. third Saturdays. Gallery offers classes in various media for youth and adults.

Index Arts Gallery: 508 Ave. A, Index; 360-677-2269, By appointment only; ongoing displays of fine Northwest arts, pottery, birdhouses.

Irina’s Art Studio &Gallery: 2804 Grand Ave., #302, Everett; 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. first and third Saturdays, and by appointment; 425-308-8184, Free demonstrations, 4:15 to 5 p.m. during third Saturday Everett art walks, ongoing. “The Classical Still Life,” through Jan. 5.

Islander’s Restaurant: 848 N. Sunrise Blvd., Camano Island; 360-722-7470. Seagrass Gallery features Lance Carleton’s metal work, through Dec. 31.

Karlson/Gray Gallery: 302 First St., Langley; 360-221-2978, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily. “Small Things” holiday group show, Nov. 28 through Dec. 31, reception 5 to 7 p.m. Dec. 6.

Lowell Art Works: 5205 S. Second Ave., Everett. Art-tastic Holiday Shopportunity: noon to 7 p.m. Nov. 29; various artists, refreshments served.

Mountlake Terrace Library: 23300 58th Ave. W., Mountlake Terrace; 425-776-8722. 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. Mondays through Thursdays, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays, 1 to 5 p.m. Sundays. Hal Sutherland’s paintings, through Nov. 30.

Mukilteo Art &Frame: 11700 Mukilteo Speedway, Suite 408, Mukilteo; 425-315-8506. 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Mondays through Saturdays. “Good Things Come in Small Packages,” smaller-scale art, through December.

The Sisters Restaurant: 2804 Grand Ave., Everett; 425-259-4858. 7 a.m. to 4 p.m. Mondays through Fridays. Invitational group exhibit, “Four Seasons,” through Jan. 9.

Solovei Art Gallery: 2804 Grand Ave. (in Everett Public Market), Everett; 425-501-2448, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesdays through Saturdays. Gale Johansen’s acrylics, encaustics, mixed media and 3-D works, through Nov. 29.

Sound Holistic Health Center: 2804 Grand Ave., Everett, third floor. Lyussy Hyder’s paintings, through Dec. 31.

Stanwood House Gallery: 9915 270th St. NW, Stanwood; 360-629-4933, Third annual exhibition of Native American art, this year entitled “They are the Hosts, We are the Guests,” on display through Dec. 31.

Whidbey’s Coffee Co.: 619 Fourth St., Mukilteo; 425-348-4825. Hours: 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily. Vicki Derks’ photography, through Nov. 30. Marianne Maksirisombat’s abstract paintings, Dec. 1 through 30.

Wisedesignz: 2908 Wetmore Ave., Everett; 425-259-2361, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Tuesdays through Thursdays, 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Fridays, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturdays, by appointment Mondays. Sue Ellen Longwell’s watercolors, through November.

Zippy’s Java Lounge: 1804 Hewitt Ave., Everett; 425-258-4940. Third Saturday art walks. Monthly art opening and fundraising event, last Thursdays.

Skagit County and north

Anne Martin McCool Gallery: 711 Commercial Ave., Anacortes; 360-293-3577, Anne Martin McCool’s paintings, through November. Carole Cunningham’s and Debbie Aldrich’s jewelry, through December.

Insights Gallery: 516 Commercial Ave., Anacortes; 360-588-8044, “Petite Pieces” show, various artists and media, through Dec. 31.

Museum of Northwest Art: 121 S. First St., La Conner; 360-466-4446. 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily during exhibitions. $5, $4 seniors, $2 students, free ages 12 and under. Sonja Blomdahl’s glass works in main gallery and Shelley Muzylowski Allen’s glass works, in Benaroya Glass Gallery, both through Jan. 4. 2 p.m.

Port Angeles Fine Arts Center: 1203 E. Lauridsen Blvd., Port Angeles; 360-457-3532. Don Fels’ paintings, through Nov. 30.

Smith Vallee Gallery: 5742 Gilkey Ave., Edison; 360-305-4892. 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Fridays through Sundays. Northwest Mountain Invitational, various artists’ works, through Nov. 30.

Seattle and beyond

Davidson Contemporary and Davidson Galleries: 313 Occidental Ave. S., Seattle; 206-624-7684, 10 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Tuesdays through Saturdays. Francesca Sundsten’s, Donald Fels’, John Sloan’s works, through Nov. 29.

Frye Art Museum: 704 Terry Ave., Seattle; 206-622-9250, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesdays through Saturdays, 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. Thursdays, noon to 5 p.m. Sundays, free admission and parking. “Napoleon on the Nile: Soldiers, Artists, and the Rediscover of Egypt” and “Gaze: Vision, Desire, and Difference in the Frye Collection,” through Jan. 4.

Gallery4Culture: 101 Prefontaine Place S., Seattle; 206-296-7580. Noah Grussgott’s found object works, Dec. 4 through 31, reception 6 to 8 p.m. Dec. 4.

Henry Art Gallery: 15th Avenue NE and NE 41st Street, UW campus, Seattle; 206-543-2281, “Roman Holiday” exhibit, through Nov. 30. Liz Magor’s sculptures, through Dec. 14. Richard Misrach’s photographs, through Jan. 18.

Museum of Glass: 1801 Dock St., Tacoma; 253-284-4750, Noon to 5 p.m. Tuesdays, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Wednesdays through Saturdays, 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. third Thursdays, noon to 5 p.m. Sundays. $10, $8 seniors, military and students 13 and older with ID, $8 groups of 10 or more, $4 kids 6 to 12, free for kids under 6. 5 to 8 p.m. third Thursdays, free for all. Dale Chihuly’s “The Laguna Murano Chandelier” exhibit, through April 19. Daniel Clayman’s glass compositions, through June 14. Joseph Gregory Rossano’s mirrored hot-sculpted glass, steel, mold-formed fiberglass, through December 2009.

National Parks Conservation Association Parks Information Center and Gallery: 313-A, First Ave. S., Seattle; 206-903-1444, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesdays through Fridays, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturdays, 6 to 8 p.m. first Thursday art walks. Doug Hebenthal’s Mount Rainier photographs, through Dec. 31.

Seattle Asian Art Museum: 1400 E. Prospect, Volunteer Park; 206-654-3100, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesdays through Sundays, 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. Thursdays. $5, $3 students and seniors, first Thursdays and first Saturdays free to all, first Fridays free for seniors. Discovering Buddhist art and Pattern Richness in modern Japanese textiles, ongoing.

The Stonington Gallery: 119 S. Jackson St., Seattle; 206-405-4040, Hib Sabin’s and Phil Charette’s “Masks and Other Transformations,” Dec. 4 through 31, reception 6 to 8 p.m. Dec. 4.

Tacoma Art Museum: 1701 Pacific Ave., Tacoma; 253-272-4258, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Mondays through Saturdays, noon to 5 p.m. Sundays, 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. third Thursdays. $7.50, $6.50 seniors, students, military. Free admission for ages 18 and under through Dec. 1 through 31. Free first Saturdays and Sundays through May 2009 for Bank of America cardholders. “Oasis: Western Dream of the Ottoman Empire” exhibit, various media, through Jan. 4. Donald Fels’ paintings, through Jan. 18.

William Traver Gallery — Seattle: 110 Union St., Seattle; 206-587-6501, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., Tuesdays through Fridays, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturdays, noon to 5 p.m. Sundays, closed Mondays. Claes Uvesten’s cast glass photo negatives and Davide Salvadore’s blown and carved glass, through Nov. 30.

Art and gift shows

Snohomish and Island counties

Holiday craft fair: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Nov. 29, 2402 Summit Ave., Everett; bow-making workshop, holiday gift ideas, psychic readings; free admission; 425-258-1449,

ArtsNow holiday group show: 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Mondays through Fridays, now through Jan. 9, Edmonds Conference Center, 201 Fourth Ave. N., Edmonds; 425-640-1243,


Snohomish and Island counties

Group theme works sought: Lowell Art Works is looking for artists’ works for group shows in 2009; details at 425-923-3635 and

Arts of Snohomish Gallery seeks new artist members: All categories; get applications from 360-568-8648 or at

Arts Council of Snohomish County classes in the Art Annex: 2919 Hoyt Ave., Everett; 425-257-8380, Topics include calligraphy, drawing, painting, watercolor, knitting and crocheting, silversmithing; most for ages 13 and older; costs vary.

Art studio seeks works: For ongoing displays, Mukilteo Art &Frame, 11700 Mukilteo Speedway #408; 425-315-8506, e-mail

Downtown Merchants Association of Edmonds: Monthly art walk; accepting submissions from artists in all media; 425-776-3778,

Creative art classes: For those in kindergarten through sixth grade, focuses on drawing, painting, sculpting, cartooning and animation, YMCA, 10601 47th Place W., Mukilteo; 425-493-9622, ext. 138.

Edmonds Arts Commission opening: Edmonds residents may apply for a four-year volunteer position starting in January; professional background in visual, performing, literary arts desirable; applications at 425-771-0228,; deadline Dec. 12.

Family holiday art workshops: 1 to 3 p.m. Saturdays, through Dec. 20, Mukilteo Art Academy, art annex at Rosehill Community Center, 304 Lincoln Ave., Mukilteo; $35 per workshop for first person, plus 10 percent discount for first family member, 20 percent discount for second family member, and so on; includes instructions, manual and registration; projects include batik, straw weaving and egg painting; 425-308-5503,

Greater Marysville Artists Guild: 6915 Armar Road, Marysville; 425-377-9671. Monthly meetings, interested artists always welcome, 6:30 p.m. first Wednesdays, the Barn in Jennings Park.

Irina’s Art Studio &Gallery: 2804 Grand Ave., #302, Everett; 425-308-8184, Painting and drawing classes, 9:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Thursdays, $150 for four sessions or $45 per individual session; or 1 to 4 p.m. second and third Saturdays for $45 per day or $20 for two sessions. Drawing sessions with models, 9:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. first and third Saturdays, $15 per session, RSVP requested.

Mukilteo Arts Guild writers group: 7:30 to 9 p.m. Thursdays, upper level in The Art Workshop Studio, 724 First St., Mukilteo; free; 425-423-0450.

Solovei Art Gallery: Seeks artists for various group theme displays for 2009; details at 425-501-2448,

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  • Monday, November 24, 2008 7:22pm


Shoreline-Lake Forest Park Arts Council Gallery: Shoreline Center, 18560 First Ave. NE. Info: 206-417-4645.

• Through Jan. 6, 2009, “Urban Meditation,” black and white photography by Joan Bowers, Monika Danos and DeAnna Foran.

Shoreline Community College Gallery: SCC Administration Building (Building 1000), 16101 Greenwood Ave. N. Info: 206-546-4101.

• Through Jan. 6, “Tree,” oil paintings by Pamela Mills.


Edmonds Community College Art Gallery: Third floor, Lynnwood Hall, 20000 68th Ave. W, Lynnwood. Info: 425-640-1459.

• Through Dec. 11, “Metal as Material,” works by 17 artists including sculpture, holloware, jewelry and mixed media.

Lynnwood Library Gallery: 19200 44th Ave. W., Lynnwood. Info: 425-771-4030.

Lynnwood Convention Center: Hosted by the Lynnwood Arts Commission, at 3711 196th St. SW, Lynnwood. Info: 425-778-7155 or 425-744-6459.

Espresso Buono: 5106 196th St. SW, Lynnwood. Info: 425-774-1338.

Alderwood mall: 184th St. SW &Alderwood Mall Blvd., Lynnwood. Info: 425-771-4030.


Sculptor’s Workshop Sale: 6-8 p.m. Thursday, 2-8 p.m. Friday, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 20-22, Sculptor’s Workshop hosts its annual Holiday Sale at the Anderson Center. 700 Main St. New pottery each day. Admission: Free. Info: 425-774-8282.

Edmonds Arts Commission Display Case: Frances Anderson Center, 700 Main St. Info: 425-771-1984.

• Through Nov. 30, Yoshiyasu Fujii, Japanese calligraphy.

Edmonds Arts Festival Foundation Gallery: Frances Anderson Center, 700 Main St. Info: 425-771-1984.

• Through Nov. 30, Yoshiyasu Fujii, Japanese calligraphy.

Edmonds Public Library: Hosted by the Edmonds Arts Commission. 650 Main St., Edmonds. Info: 425-771-0228.

• Through Nov. 30, Donald Simpson, photographs.

Gallery North: 508 Main St., Edmonds. Info: 425-774-0946.

• Through Nov. 30, Keith Artz, paintings.

Autumn’s Framing &Gallery: 537 Main Street, Edmonds. Info: 425-778-5150.

• Through Nov. 18, “Weaving Paths”: Explorations of Human Spirituality in Artwork by Autumn Kegley.

ArtsNow Gallery: 201 Fourth Ave. N., Edmonds. Info: 425-640-1243,

Cole Gallery: 107 5th Ave. S., Edmonds. Info: 425-697-2787.

Edmonds Arts Commission City Hall Gallery: Third Floor Brackett Room, 121 Fifth Ave. N. Hours: 8 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Friday, when meetings are not in session. Info: 425-771-0228.

Third Thursday Art Walk: 5–8 p.m. 3rd Thursdays, downtown Edmonds merchants host a monthly art walk along Fifth, Main, Fourth and Dayton. Info: 425-776-3778.

Edmonds Art Gallery: 524 Main Street, Edmonds. Admission: Free. Info: 425-771-3743.

Edmonds Arts Commission Young Artists Display Case: Frances Anderson Center, 700 Main St. Info: 425-771-1984.

Aria Studio Gallery: 535 Main St., Edmonds. Info: 425-774-5811.

Edmonds Bookshop: 111 Fifth Ave. S., Edmonds. Info: 425-775-2789.

Artists Connect: Monthly artist support group meets at ArtWorks, 201 Second Ave. S., Edmonds. Info: Marilyn, 206-526-2655 or Lynette, 425-772-7231.

Write On Calligraphers: 7 p.m. 2nd Tuesdays (bimonthly), calligraphers and paper arts enthusiasts group meets in room 302, Frances Anderson Center, 700 Main St., Edmonds. Info: Pat Thyden, 425-745-1347,

Seaview Weavers: 10 a.m.-1 p.m. 2nd Tuesdays, meets at Maplewood Presbyterian, 19523 84th Ave. W., Edmonds. Info: 425-776-2442 or 425-776-7756.


Kaewyn Gallery: 10101 Main St., Bothell. Info: 425-483-7385.

Art &Soul Gallery: 817 238th St. SW, Ste. A, Bothell (Country Village). Info: 425-487-3777.

Mountlake Terrace

Mountlake Terrace Library: 23300 58th Ave. W., Mountlake Terrace. Info: 425-776-8722.

• Through Nov. 30, paintings by Hal Sutherland.

Mountlake Terrace City Hall: 23204 58th Ave. W., Mountlake Terrace. Info: 206-799-4848.


Arts Council of Snohomish County: Monte Cristo Hotel, 1507 Wall St., Everett. Info: 425-257-8380.

• Through Dec. 24, Holiday Art Show.

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