Third Thursday Art Walk offers summer fun

  • <br>Enterprise staff
  • Friday, February 29, 2008 11:37am

Summer fun with art can be had 5 to 8 p.m. Thursday, July 15, in downtown Edmonds, when the monthly Third Thursday Art Walk offers engaging art, fun artists, and enjoyable music.

The event’s newest participant, the Edmonds Conference Center, located at 4th and Bell, presents artworks by Edmonds artists Mona Fairbanks and her Puget Sound flora and fauna themed monotypes. The bright floral and still life watercolors by Mary Anderson are also featured. Local composer and pianist Jeanette Alexander sets the evening’s mood with a performance.

At Main Street Gallery visitors can see the abstract watercolors of Win Bainbridge. Next door at Salon Pena, Sarah Im’s exacting renditions of Washington’s favorite fruit, the apple, are highlighted. HouseWares hosts Joan Grout and her depictions of flowers and landscapes.

Down at the Purple Pelican, view art, photography and paintings that reflect a love of the ocean. Kindred Circle Art Gallery hosts Cynthia Gaub, who takes old window frames and creates paper collage images inside the frames.

Olives Gourmet Foods boasts a newly remodeled interior which suits works by their favorite artist, Patty Forte Linna and her mood-capturing pastels. Across the street at Garden Gear, meet owner-artist Lili Hall, her award winning sterling and gemstone jewelry.

Around the corner at Aria Studio Gallery on Main Street, meet and watch two artists demonstrate their skills in both oil and watercolors. Across the street at Joan Longstaff and Associates, follow your ears to the beat of the Edmonds Woodway Jazz Combo then view artwork by Edmonds painter June McCallum. At Arista Wine Cellars, see paintings by wildlife rehabilitator and artist, Emily Sullivan.

Along 5th Avenue, stop in at C’est la Vie to see colorful 3D metal sculpture for both indoors and out by Oregon artist, Marta Farris. Next door at Akadea, Edmonds artist Lisa Jones-Moore shows several new works in her oil pastels. Edmonds Bookshop hosts author Margaret Doyle, who will read from her recently published book, “The Fisherman’s Quilt.” Set in Alaska, it follows changes in a young woman’s life as she is creating a quilt. See some quilts on display as well as other books that use quilting as a theme.

Ambience at Old Milltown hosts Darlene Gentry Lucas who will be demonstrating her intricate hatching and cross-hatching in the gazebo. Gallagher’s Where-U-Brew hosts Dinah Satterwhite and her hand-colored photos. Gallery North showcases the ancient techniques of encaustic painting by John VandeBrooke.

Grab a friend, get a map, and have some summer fun in downtown Edmonds. Start at the fountain at 5th and Main streets and look for the rainbow spinners. Maps are available at all participating locations. Visit and click on Third Thursday Art Walk for a map and artist information. For more information or to be considered as a participating artist, call Kindred Circle Art Gallery at 425-776-3778.

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