Visual arts calendar

Holiday Events

“Christmas Extravaganza – Open Studio &Art Sale:” 4 to 8 p.m. Dec. 17, Artspace Everett Lofts, 2917 Hoyt Ave., Everett. Welcoming visitors to check out how artists live and work at Artspace and to offer patrons original gifts starting at $1. There is free street parking; snacks provided.

Holiday ornament making: Schack Art Center is offering holiday ornament making classes for all ages where participants can make a holiday ornament in 20 minutes or less and have plenty of cheer doing it. You’ll get to work with one of Schack’s skilled glassblowers to design and blow a glass holiday ornament. This family friendly class features holiday music and hot glass. To ensure a spot, sign up online ahead of time at www.schack.org. Ornament making runs through Dec. 18. Cost is $30.

“Holiday Art Show”: Through Dec. 29 at the Main Gallery of Schack Art Center, 2919 Hoyt Ave., Everett; 425-259-5050; www.schack.org; features artists from the Skagit Valley and a variety of glass, pottery, ornaments, jewelry, and more artwork.

Holiday Art Show for the O’Brien/Osti Art Gallery: On display are glass works by Dan and Joi LaChaussee, furniture and folk art pillows by Tom and Margaret DeMarse, wearable art by Susie Howell, sculpture created by Mark Lowe and Reg Akright along with paintings and prints by artists Cheri O’Brien and Shari Osti; show runs through Dec. 29 at 2702 Colby, Everett; call 425-308-2061.

Home for the Holidays: Fine art on sale with many artists discounting 10 percent or more at 1024 First St., Snohomish; 360-568-8648; www.artsofsnohomish.org. 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesdays through Saturdays, noon to 5 p.m. Sundays, by appointment Mondays.

Gallery by the Bay: 8700 271st NW, Stanwood. 360-629-4297. 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily; www.gallerybythebay.com. Annual Holiday Gift Show through New Year’s.

Exhibits

Snohomish County

3231 Creatives Gallery: 3231 Broadway, Everett; noon to 7 p.m. Wednesdays through Saturdays; www.3231creatives.com. Don De Leva’s paintings will be exhibited through December.

Anabel’s Framing &Gallery: 2531 Broadway, Everett; 425-258-6402; www.anabelsgallery.com. 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Mondays through Fridays, 9 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Saturdays, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sundays. Local artists’ etchings, watercolors, textiles and photographs.

Autumn’s Framing &Gallery: 537 Main St., Edmonds; 425-778-5150; www.autumnsframing.com. 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. An exhibit of Peggy Goldsmith’s original watercolor paintings show a confidence drawn from decades of working with this medium with still life and floral studies reflecting a joyful appreciation of life. Through December.

Bookend Coffee Company: Inside Everett Public Library, 2702 Hoyt Ave., Everett; 425-259-3492. Open daily. Josey Wise’s paintings will be on exhibit through Dec. 29.

Brushstrokes Art Supply: 5702 172nd St. NE, Arlington; 360-658-4044; www.brushstrokesartsupply.com; 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Mondays through Fridays, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturdays. Featuring local watercolor artist Gene Cyrus. Show runs through Dec. 31.

Citrine Health: 2817 Rockefeller Ave., Everett; 425-259-9899; www.citrinehealth.org. Featured artist for December is Liz Geiger Lund.

Cole Gallery &Artist Supplies: 107 Fifth Ave. S., Edmonds; 425-697-2787; www.colegallery.net. Coming up is the fifth annual Anniversary Show featuring new works full of lush beauty; opening reception 6 to 9 p.m. Jan. 14; through Feb. 15.

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. Oil bar paintings by K Robinson in “Color of Light,” a progressive study of how to express an idea using different formats and media. Through Dec. 14.

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; www.edcc.edu/gallery: “Lore” is a mixed-media installation by Kristen T. Ramirez based on students’ oral histories.

Edmonds Museum: 118 Fifth Ave. N., Edmonds; 425-774-0900. 1 to 4 p.m. Wednesdays through Sundays. The Pacific Northwest Needle Arts Guild will display more than 40 works of needlecraft during their 2011 Fiber Show through Dec. 31, featuring techniques such as embroidery, quilting, felting, crocheting, knitting, basketry and cross-stitching. Also, a model train exhibit with layout is on permanent display downstairs.

Lowell Art Works: 5205 S. Second Ave., Everett; 425-923-3635; www.lowellartworks.com. Open 1 to 5 p.m. Saturdays, 1 to 4 p.m. Sundays and by appointment weekdays; Dec. 18 is the holiday party.

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; http://tinyurl.com/3g2z24y; Minh Carrico’s photography through Jan. 5.

Marysville Floral: 1512 Third St., Marysville; 360-659-7651; www.marysvillefloral.com. 8:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Mondays through Fridays, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturdays. Presenting original art work by local artists in watercolors, acrylics, oils, pottery, blown glass and photography.

Meyer’s Cafe: 1700 W Marine View Drive, Everett; 425-259-3875. weekdays 6:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Artist Rebecca Dickinson is featured for December.

Mountlake Terrace Library Gallery: 23300 58th Ave. W., Mountlake Terrace; 425-776-8722; www.sno-isle.org. 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. Calligrapher Gayle Waddle-Wilkes’ pursuit of “beautiful handwriting” has led her beyond the numerous local workshops and classes to learning opportunities in England, New York, Oregon and Canada. Through Dec. 31.

Mukilteo Art &Frame: 11700 Mukilteo Speedway, No. 408, Mukilteo; 425-315-8506. 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Mondays through Saturdays. Encaustic paintings by Jackie Cort and mixed media by Jody Cain; handmade jewelry by Mariah Batterman, Nancie Melde, and Rosalie Melde; through December.

Schack Art Center: 2919 Hoyt Ave., Everett; 425-259-5050; www.schack.org; “The 2011 Artist of the Year” honors Paul Vexler, an Everett native and wood sculptor known for taking reclaimed wood and turning it into lightweight, kinetic sculptures; through Dec. 29.

The Sisters: 2804 Grand Ave., Everett; 425-252-0480; 7 a.m. to 4 p.m. Mondays through Fridays. Jennifer White, of Snohomish, presents selections of oil paintings titled “Growth.” Her large scale paintings don’t take away from her delicate presentation of vibrant colors mixed with emotion in 29 pieces of figurative works, still lifes, city scapes and interiors. Through Jan. 8.

Wisedesignz: 2908 Wetmore Ave., Everett; 425-259-2361; www.wisedesignz.com; 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Tuesdays through Fridays, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturdays, by appointment Mondays. December 2011 Exhibit of Janet Wold; artist’s reception during the Everett Art Walk 4 to 7 p.m. Dec. 17.

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