Art at the Schoolhouse: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. through April 28, Christianson's Nursery, 15806 Best Road, Mount Vernon. While visiting the Skagit Valley Tulip Festival, also visit Christianson's historic 1888 Schoolhouse for a show of local artists from the Stanwood Camano Arts Guild. In its sixth season, the show features outdoor metal garden art, stained-glass garden stakes, paintings, tiles, jewelry, cards, photography and more. For more information call 360-466-3821 or 800-585-8200 or go to www.christiansonsnursery.com.
"It's Raining Art: This is the second annual public art show and sale hosted by the Marysville Arts Coalition and features displays by local artists, artwork including paintings and jewelry, silk scarves and photography, live music and treats, hands-on creative activities and craft wine and spirit sampling from 4 to 8 p.m. April 26 and 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. April 27, in the building formerly occupied by Dunn Lumber at 1410 Grove St., Marysville. Admission is free; sample taste tickets for craft beverages are $2 each. Guests can also purchase bottles of wine, rum and vodka from local vendors. Go to www.facebook.com/MarysvilleArts, or contact Beckye Randall at email@example.com for more information.
Mukilteo Library Sculpture Display: The display includes work from Louie Cruz, instructor, and artwork of his students where the wood is 'as found', and after cleaning and sanding, a soft smooth finish is obtained by an application of beeswax. The display is up through the month of April at the library, 4675 Harbour Pointe Blvd. Mukilteo.
3231 Creatives Gallery: 3231 Broadway, Everett; noon to 7 p.m., Tuesday through Thursday, noon to 5 p.m. Friday and Saturday. "Arts & Letters," where the written word becomes an element of design. Up through June 2.
All Aboard: 2507 Broadway, Everett; 425-327-5533.
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.
Arts of Snohomish Gallery: 1024 First St. No. 104, Snohomish; 360-568-8648; www.artsofsnohomish.org. "April Showers" showcases art work that welcomes spring and new life and the outdoors. Through April. Coming up: Mother's Day Celebration: 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. May 12 with chocolates, beverages, and art.
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.
Cafe Zippy: 2811 Wetmore Ave., Everett; 425-303-0474; www.zippysjava.com; open 8 a.m. Monday through Friday, 9 a.m. Saturday and 11 a.m. Sunday.
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.
Citrine Health: 2817 Rockefeller Ave., Everett; 425-259-9899; www.citrinehealth.org. The featured artist is oil painter Josey Wise.
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; A new still life artist to the gallery is Lori Twiggs who is not traditional but has a keen sense of shape, color and movement, producing "Sexy Still Lifes"; up through April 30.
Also: "Doggie Divas and the People Who Love Them -- Paintings of dogs and their people," by Patty Forte Linna who will show her pastel and oil paintings of dogs and their handlers from May 4 to June 1. The artist will also be teaching a workshop at Cole Art Studio, located on the lower level of Cole Gallery, on how to paint and draw your pet in best light and style June 22 and 23.
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. "Selected Work" by former Edmonds Arts Commissioners is the theme of the current exhibit with pieces by Win Bainbridge, Crisse Bennett, Pamela B. Harold, Donna Leavitt and Darlene McLellan; through May 4.
Also: A mixed media exhibit by King's High School art students in the McDevitt Young Artists Display Case; through June 3.
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; http://www.edcc.edu/gallery. "Circuitous," are works by wood sculptor Paul Vexler on view through May 3.
Edmonds Conference Center: 201 Fourth Ave. N, Edmonds; 425-640-1243; firstname.lastname@example.org; www.edmondsconferencecenter.com/index.php.
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; artist Sheila Theodoratos' brightly colored pencil drawings will be on display through April 30.
Edmonds Museum: 118 Fifth Ave. N., Edmonds; 425-774-0900. 1 to 4 p.m. Wednesdays through Sundays.
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; www.everettcc.edu. "Sun and Earth: 93 Million Miles in 8 Minutes" was created by EvCC Russell Day Gallery Director Greg Kammer with help from EvCC astronomy instructor Andrew Vanture. This video exhibition uses two full-wall video projections to juxtapose a temporal earth, with waterfalls, wave and wind-blown grass, to the sun as it erupts with flares and storms; on view through May 3.
Fisherman's Market & Grill: 1032 West Marine View Drive, Everett; 6 a.m. to 2 p.m. Monday through Sunday. Featuring Shawn Southwick whose work in oil is traditional expressionist; up through May 2.
Gallery North: 509 Main St., Edmonds; 425-774-0946; www.gallerynorthedmonds.com; 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday to Friday; 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday; noon to 6 p.m. Sunday. Seattle League of Arts is putting on a juried art show with a variety of mediums displayed through April.
A Guilded Gallery: 8700 271st St., Stanwood; www.stanwoodcamanoarts.com; 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday.
Lynnwood Convention Center: 3711 196th St., SW, Lynnwood; 425-778-7155; www.lynnwoodcc.com.
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.
Meyer's Cafe: 1700 W Marine View Drive, Everett; 425-259-3875; weekdays 6:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Cynthia Lundgren/Ferguson has been painting for 30 years and combines her background in graphic design and watercolors. Through April.
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. Kiah Helms Photography Exhibit captures unique images and contrasts in color. Kiah is an eighth grader at Brier Terrace Middle School.
Mukilteo Art & Frame: 11700 Mukilteo Speedway, No. 408, Mukilteo; 425-315-8506; www.mukilteoartandframe.com; 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Mondays through Saturdays. Featuring local artists and twin brothers Daniel Burroughs and Mike Burroughs; Daniel's body of work includes oil paintings of rural and man made landscapes, old factory buildings and trucks; Mike is a retired architectural illustrator and does detailed sketches of Whidbey Island scenery and surrounding areas; up through the end of May.
Ornamental Arts Gallery: 13805 Smokey Point Blvd. Suite 105, Marysville. 425-422-5232; OrnamentalArtsGallery.com; 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Tuesday through Friday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, closed Sunday and Monday; featured for April is watercolor artist Coleen Allen who paints large and creates a soft, balanced look with still lifes, horses and flora; she teaches watercolor technique the fourth Thursday of every month at the gallery.
Port Gardner Bay Winery: 2802 Rockefeller Ave, Everett; 425-339-0293; email@example.com.
Schack Art Center: 2921 Hoyt Ave., Everett; 425-259-5050; www.schack.org. Black & White Photography Contest Exhibit highlights the work of Snohomish County High School students with photographs judged in two categories: Grades 9 and 10 and Grades 11 and 12; up through April 30.
Also: "The Creative World of Book Arts," through May 28 which explores books as works of art.
And: "Interpretations" exhibit of artwork by Denney Juvenile Justice Center and Cocoon House youth; May 1 through May 29; opening reception 4 to 6 p.m. May 1.
The Sisters: 2804 Grand Ave., Everett; 425-252-0480; 7 a.m. to 4 p.m. Mondays through Fridays. A new acrylic and mixed media exhibit of abstract paintings and collages by Duane Simshauser called "Rock On, Baby!" comprised of 13 works which curator Lyussy Hyder calls "abstract at its best." The exhibit runs through July 12.
Stormy Lake Pottery: 6132 195th Ave., SE Snohomish; 360-568-2978; firstname.lastname@example.org.
Stunningly Strange Gallery: 407 Main St., Edmonds; www.stunninglystrange.com; 425-697-0420 or email@example.com; featured for April is Justin Hillgrove, known for his whimsical Imps and Monsters series.
Vertigo Rising Gallery: 1806 Hewitt Ave., Everett; 425-344-2768.
We Do Art: 5612 Evergreen Way, Everett; 425-238-2585; wedoart.net; 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Wednesday through Sunday. Featured artist is Roxy Gesler with her new medium: metal relief art.
Wisedesignz: 2908 Wetmore Ave., Everett; 425-259-2361; www.wisedesignz.com. For the month of April, it's Lily Chang featuring "The Art of Chinese Painting Scroll."
Wicked Cellars: 2616 Colby Ave., Everett; 425-299-3360; www.wickedcellars.com. "The Oils of Ursula Stocke," a Pacific Northwest artist since 1995, Stocke paints primarily in oils and the influence of both the impressionist and fauvist movements; up through mid-May.
Artworks Gallery at Greenbank Farm: 765 Wonn Road, C102, Greenbank; 360-222-3010; www.artworkswhidbey.com. Potter Marcia Muchnick is featured in April along with her rustic functional pottery for everyday use.
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. "Discerning Eyes," is a photography exhibit featuring artists Rich Frishman, Earl Olsen, Ed Severinghaus, Skip Smith, and Kim Tinuviel. Up through April 29.
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; featuring David Rogan-Levine of DRL Photography.
Freeland Art Studios: 1660 Roberta Ave., www.freelandfreelandartstudios.com; 2nd annual Freeland Art Studios Open House, noon to 4 p.m. May 19. Refreshments served.
Garry Oak Gallery: 830 SE Pioneer Way, Oak Harbor; 360-240-0222; www.garryoakgallery.com; 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.
The Loft at Terry's Corner: 848 N. Sunrise Blvd., Camano Island, 360-654-6547. 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Tuesday through Sunday.
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.
MUSEO: 215 First St., Langley, 360-221-7737, www.museo.cc. 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Thursday through Monday. The April Garden Show is a celebration of art and nature where more than 30 artists will be displaying works that signal that spring is on its way. Up through April 26.
Neil's Clover Patch Cafe: 14485 Highway 525, Ste. 3, Langley; 360-321-4120; artists of South Whidbey will be rotating their art exhibit with all new paintings shown.
Penn Cove Gallery: 9 Front St., Coupeville; 360-678-1176; www.penncovegallery.com; 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Sunday; www.ravenrocksstudio.com.
Rob Schouten Gallery: Greenbank Farm, C-103, 765 Wonn Road, Greenbank; 360-222-3070; www.robschoutengallery.com. "Renewal" is an exhibit of new encaustics and willow by Kathleen Otley; up through April 29.
Also: starting May 3, sculptor Dan Freeman and painter Angele Woolery will be featured artists to help celebrate the gallery's five-year marker. Freeman combines wood with metal, or metal with stone, creating in and outdoor displays; Woolery is exhibiting her vivid oil landscapes and pastel flowers; up through June 3.
Seagrass Gallery at Islander's Restaurant: 848 N. Sunrise Blvd., Camano Island; www.seagrassgallery.com.
Taste for Wine: 5603 Bayview Road, Langley; 360-321-0515; www.tasteforwinewhidbey.com; noon to 6 p.m. Thursdays through Mondays. "Earth & Oceans -- Celebrating Mother Earth" running through April.
Whidbey Art Gallery: 220 Second St., Langley; 360-221-7675; www.WhidbeyArtists.com; open daily 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.; featured artist for April is Ron Ward, who does 2-D encaustic and 3-D bronze pieces.
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; "Rik Allen: Seeker": Allen lands his interstellar sculptural works in the main gallery with his metal and glass spaceships evoking the galaxies; up through June 9.
Also: "Allen Moe: The Earth Below" illustrates the interactions of sand, water, and gravity at the mouth of the Skagit River; up through June 9.
And: "Structures from the Permanent Collection" is a multiple media grouping of architectural landscapes and sculptures; up through June 9.
La Conner Quilt & Textile Museum: 703 S Second St., La Conner; 360-466-4288; www.laconnerquilts.com.
Seattle Art Museum: 1300 First Ave.; 206-654-3100; www.seattleartmuseum.org. 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Wednesdays through Sundays, 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. Thursdays and Fridays, closed on Tuesdays, open on Monday holidays. Admission $7 to $13, free ages 12 and under, first Thursdays free for all. "Rembrandt, Van Dyck, Gainsborough: Treasures of Kenwood House, London," features about 50 masterpieces from the collection, among them Rembrandt's "Portrait of the Artist," which is leaving Europe for the first time; through May 19.
Seattle Asian Art Museum: 1400 East Prospect St., Seattle; 206-654-3100; 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Wednesdays through Sundays, 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. Thursdays and Fridays, closed Mondays and Tuesdays. Admission $7 and $5, free ages 12 and under.
SAM Gallery: 1220 Third Ave.; 206-343-1101; firstname.lastname@example.org; 10:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesdays through Saturdays; www.edmondsartsfestival.com/the-festival/student-art.
Calling all vendors: Art at the Barn is a juried art show showcasing original fine art and crafts June 29 and 30 at the Yantis Farm. You may contact Monica Yantis for more information about the show at 360-435-8815 or email Monica at email@example.com. Deadline is June 14. This is an Arlington Arts Council sponsored event.
The Edmonds Arts Festival: Kate Larsson has been selected as the artist for the 2013 Edmonds Arts Festival marketing poster with her painting, "Ferry and Poppies." Larsson will have a booth on the field during The Edmonds Arts Festival which is June 14, 15 and 16.
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