Art calendar


Everett Art Walk: The monthly art walk takes place from 4 to 7 p.m. Sept. 21 (third Saturday of the month) in downtown Everett. In addition to galleries and studios, participating businesses include Wicked Cellars, Zippy’s Cafe, Port Gardner Bay Winery and Artspace Everett Lofts. For a map and more information, go to

Decoy show: The third annual Fall Decoy Show will take place from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sept. 21 at the Best Western Convention Center, 33175 Highway 20, just north of Oak Harbor, on Whidbey Island. Admission is free. Entertainment includes a silent auction and a raffle. Call 360-678-4868 for details.

Sistine Ceiling: Art historian Rebecca Albiani, who works with the Burke Museum in Seattle, will present a program on the artwork of the Sistine Chapel at 2 p.m. Sept. 28 at Everett Public Library, 2702 Hoyt Ave., Everett. The free program will introduce the work of Michelangelo, painted from 1508 to 1512, on the ceiling of the chapel in the pope’s residence in the Vatican. The images, among the most well known in the world, include “Creation of Adam.” For information, call 425-257-8000.

Schack-toberfest: A free autumn festival features the glass pumpkin patch, selling more than 300 hand-blown glass pumpkins made in the Schack’s hot shop. Family-friendly daytime activities include a demonstration of carving real (not glass) pumpkins, classes in how to make your own glass (not real) pumpkin and fun for kids. From 5 to 9 p.m. Sept 26, “Beer and Brat Night” is for those 21 and over. Camano Island’s String Slingers will provides music, and beer, bratwurst and hard cider will be available; tickets are $25 for Schack members, $30 for nonmembers and include a sourvenir glass. Schack-toberfest runs from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Sept. 26, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sept 27 (plus Beer and Brat Night), 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sept. 28 and noon to 5 p.m. Sept. 29. Admission is free; Schack Art Center, 2941 Hoyt St., Everet; 425-259-5050;

Stanwood Art Walk: The fifth annual “Art Walk: Yor Passport to Art” will cover the historic east end of Stanwood, encompassing the 8700 block of 271st Street NW one block north of Highway 532, from 5 to 8 p.m. on the last Friday of September, Sept. 27. Get your “passports” stamped and initialed at the participating businesses then turn in your completed “passport” for a chance to become a winner in the free drawing. Fifteen small local businesses are showing paintings, pottery, jewelry and more.

Duvall Quilt Show: The 13th annual quilt show, “A Festival of Color,” takes place from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sept. 28 in downtown Duvall. The event is free and includes live music at different locations. for details, see, or call The Quilter’s Garden at 425-844-1621.

“Ink Stomp”: More than 40 adults and kids with special needs from Lynnwood High School Life Skills class and the All Aboard program in Everett will participate in an art event to create monoprints to music on Oct. 4 at in Studio 1 and 2 at the Schack Art Center, 2941 Hoyt St., Everet; 425-259-5050;



Snohomish County

3231 Creatives Gallery: 3231 Broadway, Everett; 425-740- 5030;; noon to 7 p.m., Tuesday through Thursday, noon to 5 p.m. Friday and Saturday. “The Machine” is a visual exploration of machinery and forms crafted from machines. The exhibit features the work of Michael Gardner, Stephen Lastat, Reg Akright, Don De Leva, John Olsen and Dan Ishler. Through Sept. 28. Classes offered in a variety of topics including making Halloween costume, mosaics and beading. ;

Anabel’s Framing & Gallery: 2531 Broadway, Everett; 425-258-6402; 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.

Arts of Snohomish Gallery: 1024 First St., No. 104, Snohomish; 360-568-8648;

Brushstrokes Art Supply: 5702 172nd St NE, Arlington; 360-658-4044;; 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Mondays through Fridays, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturdays.

Christopher Framing & Gallery: 537 Main St.,Edmonds; 425-778-5150; 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday through Friday 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday and Sunday.

City Hall: 121 Fifth Ave. N., Edmonds; 425-775-2525;; 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Mondays through Fridays. Murphey Collection paintings in the third floor reception area’s permanent display.

Edmonds Arts 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. Artist Judith Larsen will present a memorial painting exhibition, “Frontline Heroines,” oil paintings of slain female journalists and human rights workers. The show runs through Oct. 29. The artist will make a presentation from noon to 2 p.m. Oct. 6.

Everett Community College: The Russell Day Gallery, 2000 Tower St.; 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Mondays through Thursdays and 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Fridays; closed Saturdays and Sundays; “Incommensurable Things,” works by Emily Gherard and Stephanie Pierce, will be on view from Sept. 23 to Oct. 25. The artists will speak at a reception from noon to 2 p.m. Sept. 26.

Fisherman’s Market & Grill: 1032 W. Marine View Drive, Everett; 6 a.m. to 2 p.m. Monday through Sunday. The Art Loft Sisters, a group of like-minded women who promote new and emerging artists, present entries to “Art at the Island for Kids” through September. Works by Shannon Danks are also on view.

Fogdog Gallery: 233 N. Olympic Ave., Arlington; 505-660-6825;; 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday through Thursday; 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Friday and Saturday. Local artists in mixed media.

Gallery North: 509 Main St., Edmonds; 425-774-0946;; 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday through Friday; 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday; noon to 6 p.m. Sunday.

Hibulb Cultural Center: 6410 23rd Ave. NE, Tulalip; 360-716-2635; “Ramp It Up: Shateboard Culture in Native America,” an exhibit from the Smithsonian Institution Traveling Exhibition Service, reflects the popularity and influence of skateboarding on American Indian culture. The show features 20 skate decks, videos and skateboards with Coast Salish designs.The show runs through Oct. 13 before continuing on its national tour.

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. Sundays, 425-670-5518.

Mountlake Terrace Library Gallery: 23300 58th Ave. W., Mountlake Terrace; 425-776-8722; 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. The work of photographer Syrinda Sharpe will be on display through Sept. 30.

Ornamental Arts Gallery: 13805 Smokey Point Blvd. Suite 105,Marysville. 425-422-5232;; 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Tuesday through Friday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday. Susan Cohen Thompson will show her oils and watercolors, as well as recent ceramics, through September. Thompson is influenced by nature in the Ecuadorian Amazon and the Guatemalan jungle.

Port Gardner Bay Winery: 2802 Rockefeller Ave, Everett; 425-339-0293;

Schack Art Center: 2921 Hoyt Ave., Everett; 425-259-5050; “Generations”is the art of Tulalip artist James Madison, who is the 2013 Artist of the Year, traditional pieces with a contemporary twist. Joye Melby, 2013 Artist Advocate of the Year, shows her new paintings inspired by Japanese art prints. Both shows run through Sept. 21.

The Sisters: 2804 Grand Ave., Everett; 425-252-0480; 7 a.m. to 4 p.m. Mondays through Fridays.”Real and Abstract in Watercolor” by Art Dujardin, through Oct. 11.

We are Art: ArtSpace Everett Lofts, 2917 Hoyt Ave., Everett. Features artist is Patricia Ariel, a fine art painter and illustrator. An opening reception will be held from 4 to 7 p.m. Sept. 21 during the Everett Art Walk, including a discussion of her latest project at 6:30 p.m.

We Do Art: 5612 Evergreen Way, Everett; 425-238-2585;; 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Wednesday through Sunday.

Wicked Cellars: 2616 Colby Ave., Everett; 425-299-3360; Lisa Spreacker, who does assemblage and collage art using found objects and memorabilia. Spreacker was Snohomish County Arts Council’s Artist of the Year in 1997. Her show opens with the Everett Art Walk from 4 to 7 p.m. Sept. 21.

Island County

Bayview Cash Store: 5603 Bayview Road, Langley; 360-361-4145. “When Your Plow is Your Paintbrush,” a group show of artists interpreting life on the farm, runs through Oct. 30. The show is in conjunction with the Whidbey Island Farm Tour.

Garry Oak Gallery: 830 SE Pioneer Way, Oak Harbor; 360-240-0222;; open daily 10:30 a.m. to 5 p.m., first Friday of each month, till 8 p.m. The gallery’s newest artists are Marcia Muchnick, free form pottery; Michael Watkins, photography; Ron Apgar fused glass; and Gay Shuell, carved and embellished gourds.

Matzke Fine Art Gallery: 2345 Blanche Way, Camano Island; 360-387-2759; 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. weekends, weekdays by appointment. “Autumn Winds,” glass metal, stone and Northwest paintings. Artists include Mike Adams, Todd Horton, Anne Martin McCool, Jennifer Phillips, Susan Cohen thompson and Hioshi Yamano. Through Nov. 10. Opening reception with music by Ford Giesbrecht, 4:30 to 9 p.m. Sept. 28.

Penn Cove Gallery: 9 Front St., Coupeville; 360-678-1176;; 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Sunday.Watercolor artist Randy Emmonds will show his work through October. Eddmonds will demonstrate his work style from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Oct. 18.

Raven Rocks Gallery: 765 Wonn Road, C101, Greenbank, 360-222-0102, “Songs of September: Elegant to Kicky Jewelry Designs” by Lynne Adams and Windwalker Taibi, hand-crafted neckwear of semi-precious gems, hand-dyed buffalo bone, blown glass and hammered metals through Oct. 3.

Rob Schouten Gallery: Greenbank Farm, C-103, 765 Wonn Road, Greenbank; 360-222-3070; Hours are 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday and Wedneday through Friday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. weekends. “Sumi and Ceramics,” sumi paintings by Fumiko Kimura and Angie Dixon and ceramics by Maryon Attwood, Joan Govedare and Dan Ishler, will run from Oct. 4 to 29. An opening receptions with light refreshments will be held from 5 to 8 p.m. Oct. 4.

Taste for Wine: 5603 Bayview Road, Langley; 360-321-0515;; noon to 6 p.m. Thursdays through Mondays. Janie Cribbs has been painting owls for a long time, mainly on found wood. Also, Maggie Hanley-Welles is a watercolorist whose many pieces are of local scenes or people or florals or abstracts.

Skagit County

Museum of Northwest Art: 121 S. First St., La Conner; noon to 5 p.m. Sunday and Monday; 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday to Saturday; 360-466-4446; “Reflections: Selections From the Permanent Collection” runs through Sept. 29.

La Conner Quilt & Textile Museum: 703 S Second St., La Conner; 360-466-4288; “Kaleidoscope: Fiber Embroidery by Liz Whitney Quisgard,” on display through Oct. 6. Regina Benson’s art quilts and textiles also through Oct. 6.


Contest for young artists: WSU Snohomish County Extension Beach Watchers is seeking submissions for a contest on what Puget Sound will look like when they, are the artists, are older. Deadline for submission of “Hopeful Visions of Puget Sound” is 5 p.m. Oct. 18. Students from pre-school through high school are eligible. Details are available at Call 425-357-6028 for more information. Note that the deadline was extended from Sept. 10. Entries will be displayed Nov. 9 at Everett Community College, in the WSU Learning Center in McCollum Park and other venues including libraries.

Donate artwork: Artwork is being accepted for the eighth annual Previously Loved Art Sale on Oct. 5 in Edmonds. Donate paintings, drawings, art posters, pottery, art books or periodicals. Donations can be made between 11 a.m. and 2 p.m. Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays at ArtWorks, 201 Second Ave. S., Edmonds, or by appointment; call 425-774-6049. For more information, call Meredith Arnold at ArtWorks at 425-774-6049.

Mukilteo Art and Frame: Seeking original art for shows. The theme in November and December is”Spaces.” The theme in January and February is “Through the Looking Glass,” which is “Alice in Wonderland” interpreted art. Submit photos and artist information to

Call for artists: The Lynnwood Arts Commission invites all visual artists in Washington to apply. Deadline is Sept. 30. The commission will select artists for six-week exhibitions for 2014 and the artists selected will be notified by the end of October. The exhibition site is Art Gallery at Lynnwood Library in Lynnwood at 19200 44th Ave West. Applications at or by request to