Visual arts calendar
Courtesy of Edmonds Historical Museum
Edmonds Museum: 118 Fifth Ave. N., Edmonds; 425-774-0900. 1 to 4 p.m. Wednesdays through Sundays; suggested donation is $2/ adult and $1/ child; historicedmonds.org. "Weavers, Wobblies, and Woe" is the museum's first exhibit of 2012 and is the story of shingle workers in Snohomish County. Shingle mills were once Snohomish County's economic backbone, and their employees, shingle weavers, were often regarded as the elite workers of the lumber industry. This status came with a price, though. Their jobs were dangerous -- often ending in death -- and the struggle between mill owners and unions made work unpredictable; up through March 4.
Edmonds Art Walk: A creative respite from dark nights at this month's art walk, 5 to 8 p.m. Jan. 19, at a variety of businesses and galleries in downtown Edmonds. Check out Rich Cole jazz trio at Cole Gallery, 107 Fifth Ave. S, piano tunes by David Little at Edward Jones, 313 Main St. and live music at The Loft, 515 Main St.
3231 Creatives Gallery: 3231 Broadway, Everett; noon to 7 p.m. Wednesdays through Saturdays; www.3231creatives.com. An exhibit of Angela Rockett's abstract paintings is up through Feb. 12.
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.
Arts of Snohomish Gallery: 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; "Winter Dreams" is a time of true wonder in the northwest and a time to add some new art to your home; some pieces discounted 10 to 25 percent through January.
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. Autumn Kegley, original watercolor and oil paintings, through Jan. 17.
Bookend Coffee Company: Inside Everett Public Library, 2702 Hoyt Ave., Everett; 425-259-3492. Open daily. Susie Howell's photography exhibit, "Line and Shape," through Feb. 10.
Citrine Health: 2817 Rockefeller Ave., Everett; 425-259-9899; www.citrinehealth.org. Featured for January is functional glass artist Stephanie Olvera.
City Hall: 121 Fifth Ave. N., Edmonds; 425-775-2525; www.ci.edmonds.wa.us. 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Mondays through Fridays. Murphey Collection paintings in the third floor reception area's permanent display.
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 includes hors d'oeuvres, wine, music and spectacular art with more than 70 new pieces brought in for the anniversary. The show is up through Feb. 15.
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; to Feb. 24.
Edmonds Library: 650 Main St., Edmonds; 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 and 1 to 5 p.m. Sundays. An exhibit of photographs by Bob Sears, who is drawn to images that incorporate the human element, is up through Jan. 30.
Everett Community College: The Russell Day Gallery, 2000 Tower St.; 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Mondays, Tuesdays and Wednesdays; 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. and 4 to 6 p.m. Thursdays and 10 a.m. to noon on Fridays; closed Saturdays and Sundays. www.everettcc.edu/gallery; "Two Printmakers: Recent Works" features Kim Van Someren and Curt Labitzke to Feb. 3. Their work is a combination of printmaking, collage and hand coloring.
Fogdog Gallery: 505-660-6825; www.fogdoggallery.com. Fogdog gallery has relocated to new gallery space at 233 North Olympic Ave., Arlington. A grand reopening celebration is scheduled for Feb. 4 and includes the Eagle Festival Poetry Competition.
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. "Question the Obvious -- Abstract Views of Real Life" is a juried group show with guest curator Jamie Tuttle featuring art that takes the everyday thing, thought or happening and turns it on its head and makes it something more than mundane; opening reception 4 to 9 p.m. Jan. 21; through Feb. 10.
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. Painter D Rogale, who believes art is like a beautiful woman with a PhD, is featured in January.
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. Mark Hopkins conveys a unique style through his photography from his surreal hardscapes that accent the detail of his subjects, to his more traditional portraiture. His works are on exhibit through Jan. 31.
Schack Art Center: 2919 Hoyt Ave., Everett; 425-259-5050; www.schack.org; Lanny Bergner, born in Anacortes, has been creating biomorphic and geometric constructions and installations out of metal mesh since 1983. "Mesh" features a selection of bronze, brass, aluminum and stainless steel mesh studio works created since 2005 and installations created on-site specifically for Schack; through Feb. 23.
Also at Schack: Local finalists selected by the Marysville Council PTA for the "Reflections Arts Recognition & Achievement Program. "This exhibit, which runs through Jan. 30, will include all the visual arts finalists by K-12 students in the Marysville School District.
And more at Schack: Self portraits by Lynnwood High School Life Skills students in the exhibit "We Rock!" through Feb. 3 in the Willits Gallery in Studio 1.
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. Original oils by Josey Wise are featured in January; reception during Everett Art Walk 4 to 7 p.m. Jan. 21.
Artworks Gallery at Greenbank Farm: 765 Wonn Road, C102, Greenbank; 360-222-3010; artworkswhidbey.com; a group show entitled, "June in January "includes each artists salute to spring. Come out of the cold and visualize the warmth of June with paintings in oil, watercolor, colored pencil, pastel and acrylic, handcrafted jewelry, color and black and white photography, fiber arts, metal garden art, pottery, raku and vessel gourd art.
Brackenwood Gallery of Fine Art: 302 First St., Langley; 360-221-2978; www.brackenwoodgallery.com. 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Wednesdays through Mondays. A retrospective for artist Lee Wexler, a fine artist, educator, designer and muralist, with works culled from his family's collection and are among the best of Wexler's watercolor, egg tempera and pastel paintings; through Jan. 30.
Braeburn Restaurant: 197 D Second St., Langley; 360-221-3211; www.braeburnlangley.com; 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday to Friday and 7 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday and Sunday. Artist John A. Ursillo with his "Puget Sound Schooner Series" exhibit through Jan. 16.
Gallery by the Bay: 8700 271st NW, Stanwood. 360-629-4297. 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily; www.gallerybythebay.com. Feb. 17 to 26: Third annual Great Northwest Glass Quest treasure hunt.
Matzke Fine Art Gallery: 2345 Blanche Way, Camano Island; 360-387-2759; www.matzkefineart.com. 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. weekends, by appointment weekdays. "Honey I Shrunk the Art," is the 21st annual small works show featuring glass, paintings and sculptures by 40 artists. Through Jan. 28.
Raven Rocks Gallery: 765 Wonn Road, C101, Greenbank, 360-222-0102, www.ravenrocksstudio.com. "It's June in January: Art to Lift Winter Spirits," is a show with new pieces added weekly, all focused on warming your heart. Mary Jo Oxrieder will feature her latest fantasy houses, Scrumble dolls and mixed media creations; Windwalker Taibi will add new framed fine art prints from his watercolor archives. Also, oils of Marcia Van Doren; stained glass mosaics by Sandy and Carl Bryant; digital panoramas by Joe Menth; fiber arts by Anne Niles Davenport and Larkin Van Horn; hand-carved driftwood feathers by Roger White and jewelry by Lynne Adams; through January.
Seagrass Gallery at Islander's Restaurant: 848 N. Sunrise Blvd., Camano Island; www.seagrassgallery.com. Mark Dodge had been taking photographs for 25 years by the time he began publishing them in 2002. Through January.
Taste for Wine: 5603 Bayview Road, Langley; 360-321-0515; www.tasteforwinewhidbey.com; noon to 6 p.m. Thursdays through Mondays. "Focus on Whidbey" is a way to enjoy Whidbey Island through the eyes of local photographers Carolyn Brettmann, Karen Leeds, and Tom Trimbath; opening reception 3 to 5 p.m. Jan. 15; up through March 5.
Whidbey Art Gallery: 220 Second St., Langley; 360-221-7675; www.WhidbeyArtists.com; open daily 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. A group show "Color! Color! Color!" featuring colorful art 2D and 3D; through January.
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; www.museumofnwart.org; "Yesterday's Tomorrow"to March 14: A group show that reflects the Northwest's rich history of embracing the traditions of industry and the innovations of technology. The artists blend past and future in a variety of mediums.
Earning a second income: Olympia artist Pam Corwin, owner of Paper Scissors Rock, and Manya Vee, jewelry designer and owner of Manya Vee Selects in Edmonds, will teach a weekend workshop tjat gives a leg up to any artist ready to take their business to the next level. Topics that include selling craftworks in retail settings as well as wholesale outlets and pricing and marketing; March 17 and 18, Edmonds Senior Center, 220 Railroad Ave., Edmonds. Early bird price break ends Jan. 25. Go to www.businessofcrafts.com, or call Pam Corwin at 360-357-3480, or email Manya Vee at Manya@manyaveeselects.com. Registration deadline is Feb 17.
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