Snohomish and Island counties
Lavender Hills Farm Watercolor Workshop: Designed to give instruction in such concepts as balancing values, composition, light and shadow, and the use of local color on site. The workshop includes instructor demonstration, private and group critiques. Class limited to 15 student artists. Registration required. The workshop is from 9:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. July 15 at the Lavender Hills Farm, 7508 108th St. NE, Marysville. The workshop is presented by Michele Cooper. Contact email@example.com or phone 360-770-5977 or visit the Web site at www.michelecooper.com.
Summer programs: Point Elliott Art Academy is registering summer programs for students ranging in age from pre-school to adult. Offerings include drawing, painting, batik and multi-media workshops. The new Art Academy is located in Rosehill Community Center, Suite 108, 304 Lincoln Ave. Mukilteo. For information, call 425-308-5503 or email: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Call for artists: Downtown Merchants Association of Edmonds hosts a monthly art walk and is accepting submissions from artists in all media. For information and applications, contact Manya at 425-776-3778; email@example.com.
Call for artists: Arts of Snohomish Gallery seeks artist applications for openings in the cooperative fine art gallery, $35 month. 360-568-8648, www.artsofsnohomish.org.
Call for artists: Artworks Coop Gallery at Greenbank Farms is screening sculptors for upcoming shows. 360-678-1871, 360-222-3010.
Call for artists: Accepting applications for exhibits at the Lynnwood Convention Center. Deadline July 31. 425-744-6459.
Call for artists: Accepting works for the Mukilteo Lighthouse Festival Art Show Sept. 8 through 10. For prospectus, 425-353-5516, www.mukilteofestival.org.
Seattle and beyond
Call for artists: Seeking entries in the eighth annual Art Port Townsend Juried Art Competition in Oct. Deadline Aug. 11. 360-437-9081, www.northwindarts.org.
Snohomish and Island counties
Art &Soul Gallery: Country Village, 23716 Eighth Ave. SE, Bothell; 425-487-3777. Works by Stella Canfield and Greg Prince, through July. Reception, 6 to 9 p.m. July 21.
Art Merchant International: 17161 Beaton Road SE, Monroe; 360-794-7844, www.art-merchant-intl.com. Pacific Rim art by various artists, ongoing. Current: More than 40 artworks including Australian aboriginal, Japanese, Chinese, Vietnamese and American by various artists.
Arts Council of Snohomish County: Historic Monte Cristo Hotel, 1507 Wall St., Everett; 425-257-8380. “Art of the Garden,” through Aug. 24.
Arts of Snohomish Gallery: 105 Cedar Ave., Snohomish; 360-568-8648. “Critters, Clay &Cowboys, through July 31.
Artworks Gallery: 765 Wonn Road, Suite C102, Greenbank; 360-222-3010. Works by Bonney Netzel, through July.
Built Gallery: 3110 Hill Ave., Everett; 425-259-4114, www.builtcorp.com. Tom Jensen, July 14 through Aug. 18. Reception 6 to 9 p.m. July 14.
Deception Pass Art Gallery: 40751 Highway 20, Whidbey Island; 360-675-9438. Works by Chip Gaver, through July.
Solovei Art Gallery: 2804 Grand Ave. (in Everett Public Market), Everett; 425-501-2448. Works by Lori Vonderhorst, Victor von Beck and Beth Preston.
“Spirit of the Northwest Art Show”: Benefit for the Whidbey General Hospital Foundation featuring a wide variety of Northwest-themed art and artist demonstrations and book signings. 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. July 15 and 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. July 16, Greenbank Farm, Whidbey Island.
Seattle and beyond
Art/Not Terminal Gallery: 2045 Westlake Ave., Seattle; 206-233-0680, www.antgallery.org. “Rivers of Light” by Tudor Gradinaru, through Aug. 3.
Cafe Culture: 109 E. Commercial, La Conner; 360-421-0985. Valley Girls IV: Sue Andre, Paula Peterson, Patty Detzer, Dassy Shellenberger, Cathy Schoenberg, Susie Owen Thompson, July 15 through Aug. 6; artist reception 6 to 9 p.m. July 15.
Columbia Center Gallery: 701 Fifth Ave., Seattle; 360-373-7741. Women Painters of Washington, “Celebration III,” through July 28.
Davidson Contemporary: 310 S. Washington St., Seattle; 206-624-7684, www.davidsongalleries.com. Works by Mary Iverson, through July 29.
Edison Eye Gallery: 5800 Cains Court, Edison; 360-766-6276. “Blancgard Mountain: Protecting a Special Place,” community art exhibit to benefit Blanchard Mountain, July 15 through 23. Reception 6 to 10 p.m. July 15.
Fountainhead Gallery: 625 W. McGraw St., Seattle; 206-285-4467. “Natural Origins,” through July 30.
Frye Art Museum: 704 Terry Ave., Seattle; 206-622-9250, www.fryeart.org. Free admission and parking. 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday, to 10 p.m. Thursday, noon to 5 p.m. Sunday. “Ginnungagap: Recent Work by Sigrid Sandstrom,” through Sept. 10. Works by Robyn O’Neil and Amy Helfand through July 30. “Trimpin Klompen” opening, 6 p.m. July 14.
Gallery4Culture: 101 Prefontaine Place S., Seattle; 206-296-7580. Works by members of the Capitol Hill Watercolor Society, through July 28.
Gunnar Nordstrom Gallery: 127 Lake St. S., Kirkland; 425-827-2822, www.gunnarnordstromgallery.com. Pat Tolle “A View From Above,” new paintings, through Aug. 6.
Local Color: 1606 Pike Place, Seattle; 206-728-1717, www.localcolorseattle.com. Works by various artists, through July.
Museum of Glass: 1801 E. Dock St., Tacoma; www.museumofglass.org; 866-468-7386. 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Saturday, noon to 5 p.m. Sunday, to 8 p.m. third Thursday. $10, $8 seniors, students and military, $4 ages 6 to 12. “Fresh! Contemporary Takes on Nature and Allegory,” through Dec. 31.”Kickin’ It with Joyce J. Scott,” through Oct. 22.
Northwest Craft Center &Gallery: Seattle Center, 305 Harrison St., Seattle; 206-728-1555, http://wa.vsarts.org. “Surface, Form &Color,” works by Loren Lukens, Ginny Conrow, Cindy Jenkins and Paddy McNeely, July 15 through Sept. 4. Reception 6-8 p.m. July 14.
Port Angeles Fine Arts Center: 1203 E. Lauridsen Blvd., Port Angeles; 360-457-3532. Works by various artists, through July 30.
Seattle Asian Art Museum: 1400 E. Prospect, Volunteer Park; 206-654-3100. 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday through Sunday, to 9 p.m. Thursday. $6, $4 students and seniors, first Thursday and first Saturday free to all, first Friday free to seniors. “Explore Korea: A Visit to Grandfather’s House,” “Signs of Fortune: Symbols of Immortality,” “A Thousand Years of Beauty: Japanese Art in Seattle,” “Tangible Grace: Chinese Furniture From the Museum Collection” and “Wonders of Clay and Fire: Chinese Ceramics Through the Ages,” ongoing.
Shoreline Community College: 16101 Greenwood Ave. N., Seattle; 206-546-4101 ext. 4433. Works by various artists, through Aug. 20.
Skagit Artists Together: Annual self-guided studio tour featuring 22 artists, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. July 15 and 16, free; www.skagitartiststogether.com.
Tacoma Art Museum: 1701 Pacific Ave., Tacoma; 253-272-4258, www.tacomaartmuseum.org. 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Saturday, noon to 5 p.m. Sunday, to 8 p.m. third Thursday. $7.50, $6.50 seniors and students. Ceramics of Akio Takamori, through Oct. 8. “The Essence of Line: French Drawings from Ingres to Degas,” through Sept. 17. 2006 Neddy Artist Fellowship candidates, through Aug. 13. Thursday Talks: “Essence of Line; French Drawings from Ingres to Degas,” 6 p.m. July 20; 2006 Neddy Artist Fellowship, 6 p.m. Aug. 17. Bastille Day community celebration, 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. July 14.
Vetri International Glass: 1404 First Ave., Seattle; 206-667-9608. Works by John Nutter, through July 24.
Viveza Gallery: 2604 Western Ave., Seattle; 206-956-3584. Works by Rebecca Woodhouse, through July 16.
William Traver Gallery: 110 Union St., Seattle; 206-587-6501, www.travergallery.com. Works by Alan Fulle and Massimo Micheluzzi, through July 30.
Winston Wachter Fine Art: 203 Dexter Ave. N., Seattle; 206-652-5855. Works by Peter Waite, through July 28.