Walking the arts in Edmonds

  • <br>For the Enterprise
  • Monday, March 3, 2008 10:01am

Downtown Edmonds merchants open their doors for extended evening hours Thursday, Nov. 17 for the monthly Third Thursday Art Walk in Edmonds.

Start at the Conference Center and follow the rainbow spinners through town. From 5 to 8 p.m. visitors will have the opportunity to celebrate local art as the holiday season gets underway. For a map and more information visit www.EdmondsWA.com and click on Third Thursday Art Walk.

At the Edmonds Conference Center, bluegrass band the Weavils presents a live performance. Experience international quilter Carol Porter’s famous “colorwash” style. Ongoing exhibits by quilters Lindi Wood and Giselle Gilson Blythe, painter/sculptor Jesus “Tellosa” Botello of Puerta Vallarta, and photographer Tom Hefferan also continue.

Salon Pena presents artist in action Janis Graves as she demonstrates her talent for pastels.

The Wishing Stone features the exotic fabric art by Lesley Rialto, embossing with original carvings and handpainted silk velvet.

Sapphire exhibits the photography of Mac Kenney, whose hiking experiences allow him to capture nature’s art.

HouseWARES highlights photographer Linda Lee Hansken, who captures the simple but unique things that are everyday.

At Kindred Circle Art Gallery: Michele Usibelli’s impressionist style captures people and scenes from everyday life with depth of color. Live music by John Hribernick will be presented throught the evening.

Coldwell Banker Bain exhibits oils and monotypes of Joh, Suehyun (Pepper Risk). Kayoko China shows ceramics and drawings utilizing tiny dots.

Gallagher’s Where-U-Brew presents Charlotte Haugen’s paintings, inspired by her travels.

Arista Wine Cellars hosts artist Dana Durasoff, who specializes in painting the hills of wine regions.

At C’est la Vie, Patty Nulph’s jewelry combines inspirations of daily life, nature, travel and research.

Celebrate Barbara Hege Mercer’s 15th anniversary with a special viewing of her abstract paintings at her framing boutique, Edmonds Frame Design.

John L. Scott shows the monotypes of Mona Fairbanks, celebrating the mystery of Northwest nature. Girardi’s will cater refreshments.

Edmonds Bookshop features the photography of Arturo Torres, colorful images of Mexico, Italy and the Northwest.

At Gallery North, view Jacqui Beck’s new series, “Seeds Emerging.” Eric Edgerton presents biomorphic sculptural castings.

Glazed and Amazed invites local residents to release their inner artist. See their latest creations — then sign up to make your own.

Joan Longstaff Building exhibits a group show with Dana McMechan’s acrylics, Mark McKeever’s pen &ink drawings, Kristie Fritz’s photography and jewelry by Joan. Ruth Pirie provides live music.

See Joan Archer and Denise Cole’s latest oils and watercolors at Aria Studio Gallery. 20 percent of all sales will benefit Hurricane Katrina survivors.

Nama’s Candy Store highlights Kenyan native Nunu Dagne’s special greeting card and also benefits Katrina survivors.

Finally, finish up the art walk with a glass of wine at Olives Café &Wine Bar while enjoying Patty Forte Linna’s pastels.

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