San Juan Island Studio Tour: 10 a. m. to 5 p.m. June 1 and 2, Friday Harbor, San Juan Island. This is a free self-guided tour with 14 open artists' studios to view, with a mixture of prints, paintings, ceramics, jewelry, photography, sculpture, glass, and fiber. This is a chance to purchase art at the source and gain a greater knowledge of the artist and their media. Maps and brochures are available at www.sanjuanislandartists.com and at many businesses in Friday Harbor.
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.
Arts of Snohomish Gallery: 1024 First St. No. 104, Snohomish; 360-568-8648; www.artsofsnohomish.org. "May Flowers"make attractive art subjects, so see the beauty in flowers in oils, glass, watercolors, stone, pastels and pencil.
Citrine Health: 2817 Rockefeller Ave., Everett; 425-259-9899; www.citrinehealth.org. The featured artist is oil painter Josey Wise.
Cole Gallery & Artist Supplies: 107 Fifth Ave. S., Edmonds; 425-697-2787; www.colegallery.net; "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 through June 1. The artist will also teach a workshop at Cole Art Studio, 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. "Into the Garden: Sculptors Workshop Show and Semi-Annual Pottery Sale" has the work of sculptors and potters of the Sculptors Workshop with each artist expressing what we all enjoy about the garden; through June 4.
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/. "Innovate: 2013 Student Art Exhibit" through June 13 shows the works of Edmonds CC 2012-13 Visual Arts students, including ceramics, drawing, design, graphic design, jewelry, painting, photography and sculpture. Meet the artists, 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. May 31, Lynnwood Hall, third floor. Reception includes food prepared by culinary arts students and performance by students from the music department.
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. "Willadene Torbenson: Mixed Media Paintings" shows the skill of building a painting from colorful layers of sculpted paper into the third dimension. On view through June 17.
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/; "The Last Call" is the annual student exhibition with examples of ceramics, digital media, 3-D and 2-D design, painting, drawing and photography from the visual arts students. Up through June 7.
Fisherman's Market & Grill: 1032 West Marine View Drive, Everett; 6 a.m. to 2 p.m. Monday through Sunday. Lora Parks Cleveland and John Parks are presenting their photographs; Lora's work focuses on architecture and doors and John is a member of the Nation Association of Photoshop Professionals; opening reception is 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. June 1. Up through July 2.
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. "Lisa Myers Bulmash Mixed Media Exhibit" of acrylics, paper and ephemera on printed materials such as greeting cards, bookmarks and ticket stubs; up through May 31.
Also: On June 1, Michelle Templeton's exhibit of paintings and woodblock prints; up through June 30.
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 and Mike Burroughs; Daniel's body of work includes oil paintings of rural and manmade 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; featuring photographer Winston Rockwell whose landscape and micro-environment photos have been published in Life Images and National Geographic; up through May.
Schack Art Center: 2921 Hoyt Ave., Everett; 425-259-5050; www.schack.org. "The Art of the Garden": opening reception 5 to 8 p.m. June 13; up through Aug. 1 showcasing art that brings the garden inside as well as classic garden art that remains outdoors in mediums that include ceramic, cement casting, sculpture, glass, photographs, paintings and more.
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.
Stunningly Strange Gallery: 407 Main St., Edmonds; www.stunninglystrange.com; 425-697-0420 or firstname.lastname@example.org. Owner and artist Kaitlin Phillips Goodey will be unveiling her new whimisical circus inspired installment of her show called "The Family Strange;" up through May.
We Do Art: 5612 Evergreen Way, Everett; 425-238-2585; wedoart.net; 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Wednesday through Sunday. Wine Tasting and the Everett Art Walk, 4 to 7 p.m. June 15, with featured artist Shelley Holm, who specializes in repurposing glass, wood and metal. Refreshments and hors d' oeuvres served.
Wisedesignz: 2908 Wetmore Ave., Everett; 425-259-2361; www.wisedesignz. Abstract oil painter Jamie Tuttle exhibits "Summer Observations" through May.
Artworks Gallery at Greenbank Farm: 765 Wonn Road, C102, Greenbank; 360-222-3010; artworkswhidbey.com. Featuring fiber artist Teri Jo Summer during May.
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.
Garry Oak Gallery: 830 SE Pioneer Way, Oak Harbor; 360-240-0222; www.garryoakgallery.com/; open from 10:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily, until 8 p.m. on the first Friday of each month. 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; www.matzkefineart.com. 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. weekends, by appointment weekdays. Fourth annual, "Art Auction for the Artists and Gallery," 4 to 9 p.m. June 1; auction starts at 5 p.m.; $20 at the door; dress is casual. The auction features professional auctioneer Al Mangold and art from 65 of the artists who participate at Matzke Fine Art Gallery.
MUSEO: 215 First St., Langley, 360-221-7737, www.museo.cc. 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Thursday through Monday. In June: "White on White," a group show illustrating the impact of monochromatic art on avant-garde visual art.
Penn Cove Gallery: 9 Front St., Coupeville; 360-678-1176; www.penncovegallery.com/; 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Sunday; jewelry designerAkemi Walker is the featured artist for June; meet her from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. June 28 to learn how she creates her wearable art of chains and chain mail, and her jewelry of semi-precious stones, freshwater pearls, Swarovski crystals, and Baltic amber.
Raven Rocks Gallery: 765 Wonn Road, C101, Greenbank, 360-222-0102, www.ravenrocksstudio.com. The lighter side of art is presented in "The Ravens of Mae: Whimsical Ravens Share the Wisdom of Mae West," new artwork by Windwalker Taibi through June 6.
Rob Schouten Gallery: Greenbank Farm, C-103, 765 Wonn Road, Greenbank; 360-222-3070; www.robschoutengallery.com. 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.
Taste for Wine: 5603 Bayview Road, Langley; 360-321-0515; www.tasteforwinewhidbey.com; noon to 6 p.m. Thursdays through Mondays. On display during June will be Janie Cribbs' owls and Maggie Hanley Welles' watercolors in the "88 Owls and Watercolors" art show.
Whidbey Art Gallery: 220 Second St., Langley; 360-221-7675; www.WhidbeyArtists.com; open daily 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.; Coming in June: Moe Jerome: Featured 2D Member Artist in Oils; Anne Smidt : Guest 2D Artist in Encaustics; Susanne Newbold: Guest 3D Artist in Gourds.
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.
Also: 21st Annual Art Auction, doors open at 5 p.m. June 15. More than 300 works of art. Order tickets in advance online at www.museumofnwart.org, or call 360-466-4446 ext. 109, or at the museum store. Tickets are $100 per person.
La Conner Quilt & Textile Museum: 703 S Second St., La Conner; 360-466-4288; www.laconnerquilts.com. Regina V. Benson designs and fabricates art quilts and textiles that appear as if to undulate off walls and ceilings. She frequently uses the environment as her inspiration and substrate, incorporating rocks, grasses, rain and snow in the creative process. Benson will give a lecture June 29 with samples of her cloth and construction materials so the audience can feel the components of her creations.
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. "Future Beauty: 30 Years of Japanese Fashion," on view June 27 through Sept. 8: a look at avante-garde Japanese fashion; first museum in the United States to showcase the collection from the Kyoto Costume Institute.
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; email@example.com; 10:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesdays through Saturdays.
"Illumination": Women Painters of Washington Gallery, 701 Fifth Ave., Columbia Center Building, Suite 310, Seattle; 206-624-0543; www.womenpainters.com; www.wpwgallery.blogspot.com;http://www.womenpainters.com; 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through Friday; June 4 through Aug. 30. The gallery is free and open to the public; this is a group art exhibition, showcasing 30 member artists from the greater Puget Sound region.
2013 Arts of the Terrace Call to Artists: artisans' works are needed for this 35th Annual Juried Art Show held Sept. 28 through Oct. 6. Deadline for entries is Aug. 30. To enter or to view the prospectus online, go to www.cityofmlt.com. Or call 425-776-9173 Ext. 3300 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
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 yantism_@ msn.com. Deadline is June 14. This is an Arlington Arts Council sponsored event.
Donate artwork to the 8th annual Previously Loved Art Sale: Artwork is being accepted for this Oct. 5 event. Donate paintings, drawings, art posters, pottery, art books or periodicals. Donations can be made from 11 a.m. to 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.
Schack Art Center: selected Everett painter Josey Wise as the 2013 Poster Artist for Fresh Paint: Festival of Artists at Work on August 17 & 18. A self-taught artist, Wise paints primarily in oil and tends toward a bright palette with expressive strokes.
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