Holiday Show at Waterworks Gallery in Friday Harbor

waterworks“Wood, Wax, Oil & Silver The Twig went to Market” opens at the Waterworks Gallery, 315 Argyle Avenue in Friday Harbor, November 28 in a reception from 4:30 – 7:30 pm. The show runs through January 3.

Favorite Things at Fine Impressions Gallery

fineimpCurrently on view this month at the Fine Impressions Gallery, 8300 5th. Avenue NE, is a selection of “Favorite Things.” Go to their website to see pieces hand selected by Carol, Paula and Anna.

Lonnie Schang Radiant Raku at Good Earth Pottery

goodearth“Radiant Raku” is the new show at Good Earth Pottery, 1000 Harris Avenue in the Fairhaven District of Bellingham. The November featured artist is beloved local high school teacher, Lonnie Schang. Meet the artist at a reception on Friday, November 27th from 5-8pm, during the Fairhaven Holiday Art Walk.

“Sense of Place” Shows at Gallery North

gallerynorthGallery North, 401 Main Street in Edmonds, is currently showing their November exhibit “Sense of Place," featuring artists Eve Ingraham and Lauriel Sandstrom. The two artists have teamed up to create a show that features paintings with glowing color in watercolor, acrylic, and pastel and Eve’s unique jewelry. The artists will be present at Gallery North during the Edmonds Art Walk on November 19th from 5-8pm. Shown: by Eve Ingraham.

Andre Kohn Show Now at Howard/Mandville Gallery


A preeminent leader of Figurative Impressionism, Andre Kohn, is currently showing his latest work at the Howard/Mandville Gallery, 120 Park Lane in Kirkland. Now living in America, the Russian artist received a formal art education from the University of Moscow where he studied with members of the last great generation of Russian Impressionists. The show continues until December 6. Shown: Stiletto’s – Series #21 24 x 10 Oil.

Holiday Festival of the Arts in Bellingham Starts November 20

alliedAllied Arts of Whatcom County  invites all to come celebrate the season with the 36th Annual Holiday Festival of the Arts, a five week long festival featuring the work of over 100 local artisans and craftspeople. The affordable, locally handmade products range from jewelry, paintings, wearable art, specialty foods, and art from found materials. The festival takes place from November 20 through December 24 at 4145 Meridian Street in Bellingham. Hours are seven days a week from 10am – 7pm. It will be closed on Thanksgiving Day. For more information go to  or contact Katy Tolles, Artist Services Coordinator, at 676-8548 x2 .

Calendar of Art Walks and Events Through November 22

Third Thursday

Edmonds Art Walk is from 5 –

Seattle Design Center Art Walk is from 5 – 9pm. at 5701 Sixth Ave. South.

Tacoma Art Walk. Tacoma’s galleries, Museum of Glass, Tacoma Art Museum, and the Washington State History Museum are open from 5 – 8pm. All three museums are

Upper Queen Anne Art Walk is from 3 – 9pm and takes place between the 1500 and 2400 blocks on Queen Anne Ave. N.


Third Friday

Port Orchard Art Walk is from 4 – 7pm, May through


November 19

Sculpture Northwest Gallery, 203 Prospect Street in Bellingham, presents a special slideshow and presentation from 5-8pm with various artists talking about their work.


November 21 – 22

Yule Fest at Nordic Heritage Museum ,10am – 5pm, 3014 NW 67th St. Visit

Charlie Barr Show Opens at Gunnar Nordstrom Gallery Nov. 11

gunnar“Urban Diversion,” an exhibition featuring the work of Northwest landscape artist Charlie Barr, opens on November 11 in a reception for the artist from 6-8 pm  at the Gunnar Nordstrom Gallery, 800 Bellevue Way NE. This year’s exhibit expands on his previous landscape works and introduces figures and architecture as the bulk of subject matter. Barr’s goal is to create paintings ranging from representational to abstract with a focus on color, contrast, and balance. Also showing is “Meet Me On The Other Side,” featuring Brian McGuffey’s works, held over. Shown: Urban Stroll.

Artwood Gallery in Bellingham Shows Works by Karen Healy and Steve Satushek During the Month of November

artwoodArtwood Gallery, 1000 Harris Avenue in the Old Fairhaven District of Bellingham, is featuring the mixed media works of Karen Healy and Steve Satushek. “Copper, Silver, Stone, and Steel: A Woodworker Branches Out” by long-time Artwood member Karen Healy, features small tables and benches combining stone and forged steel with wood; jewelry with silver, copper, and polished stones; and small, practical and decorative forged steel items. Steve Satushek, a photographer and mixed-media artist, will be showing his artworks which are composed of layers of pigments, resins, photographs, and other elements to create a “modern/antique” look. Meet the artists on Friday Nov. 27 from 3 to 5 pm during the Fairhaven Holiday Festival.

Calendar of Art Walks and Events Through November 15

Second Wednesday

Wallingford Art Walk is from 4 – 7pm from May – September. visit


Second Thursday

Gig Harbor Art Walk along the waterfront in the summer until 8pm.

Blitz, Capitol Hill’s Art Walk is from 5 –

West Seattle Art Walk is from 6 –


Second Friday

Belltown Art Walk is from 6pm until

Phinney Greenwood Art Up Art Walk is from 6 – 9pm.

Kirkland Art Walk is from noon –


Second Saturday

Ballard Art Walk is from 6 –

Central District Art Walk is from 1 – 5pm. At various locations around 23rd Ave. and E. Cherry St.

Georgetown Art Attack is from 6 –

Port Angeles Art Walk is from 5 –

Poulsbo Art Walk is from 5 –


November 11 – 13

CoCA’s  (Center on Contemporary Art) 23rd Annual 24-Hour Art Marathon & Auction. Since 1980, CoCA has served the Pacific Northwest as a catalyst and forum for the advancement, development and understanding of contemporary art; this annual fundraising event helps support the hundreds of artists the organization presents each year. All events take place at The Summit Building on Capitol Hill at 420 East Pike Street, Seattle.


November 13 – 15

27th Annual Best of the Northwest Art & Fine Craft Show, Act II. Hangar 30 at Magnuson Park, Seattle. Get directions>  Friday, Noon to 8 PM; Saturday, 10 AM – 6 PM;Sunday, 10 AM – 5 PM.

November 14 – 15

Art in the Woods. Self-guided tour of North Kitsap artists’ studios with over 75 artists.

36TH Annual Box and Container Show Currently at Northwest Woodworkers’ Gallery Through December 31

northwestwoodNorthwest Woodworkers Gallery, 2111 First Avenue in Seattle, just opened the highly anticipated “Annual Box and Container Show” featuring some of the most creative work from artists throughout the nation.  For many, this exhibition is a great way to debut work in the Northwest and, as the show falls during the holiday season, have a chance to introduce themselves to a returning audience. The NWG jury awards cash prizes for first, second and third places, while the public votes for the "People’s Choice Award." Shown:  Reid Anderson, Blanket Chest.

Philip Govedare Show On View at Prographica

progrNorman Lundin, owner of Prographica Gallery, presents “Sky Paintings,” a solo show of new work by Philip Govedare opening November 7 and continuing through December 19. There will be a conversation with the artist followed by a reception on Saturday November 14 from 2 to 4 pm. The gallery is located at 3419 East Denny Way in the Madrona neighborhood.For many years Philip Govedare showed at Francine Seders Gallery—from 1994 until the gallery closed in 2013. His work was also included in numerous thematic exhibitions focusing on landscape and environmental issues, among them Commentaries: Artists Respond to the Land at Prographica Gallery (2012), Uncommon River at the Pritchard Art Gallery at the University of Idaho (2011), Critical Messages: Contemporary Northwest Artists on the Environment which toured multiple Northwest museums in 2010 and 2011. Shown: City #2, 2013

Kristin Ford Jewelry Show Opens November 7 at Crackerjack

crackerCrackerjack Contemporary Crafts, 815 N. 45th #212 in Seattle, celebrates the opening of their Kristin Ford Jewelry Trunk Show this Saturday between 11:30am to 3pm with a reception including refreshments. Later in the evening, between 4 and 8pm, there will be another  artists’ reception for “30 over 30,” celebrating 30 artists over 30, whose jewelry designs were chosen for the exhibit.

First Friday on Bainbridge Island from 6-8 pm

bainbridgeBainbridge Arts and Crafts, 151 Winslow Way E., opens from 6-8pm with “Northwest Fine Craft: Ceramics, Fiber, Furniture.” The exhibition celebrates the art of fine craft with ceramics, fiber, and furniture from some of the region’s finest. Shown: Hugh Montgomery, Fletcher Bay Sideboard

theislandThe Island Gallery, 400 Winslow Way, presents “Wood Odysseys” this month, a show specializing in the home or work environment. Northwest artists contribute their best designs and ideas. A reception for the artists is from 6-8pm.

First Friday Art Walk in Anacortes from 6–9 pm

902 8th St., The Good Stuff (New)

The Good Stuff – a unique Fired Arts Gallery.   Glazed, one-of-a-kind glass and porcelain  artwork by international artists, gifts, home decoration and personal use.  Featuring sparkling, porcelain ornaments by Nancy Bergman. 


705 Commercial Ave., A.C.M.E. Creative Spaces (New)

A.C.M.E. Creative Space welcomes Guemes Island artist Sue Roberts. Roberts will be showing ceramic sculptures from her recent series “Bodies of Water.” These pieces use water as a metaphor for  emotions and personal interactions with one another.


620 Commercial Ave., Burton Jewelers 

Burton Jewelers begins the Holiday Season with new work unveiled by Peregrine O"Gormley and the continuation of his show with the graphic works of Philip McCracken.  New custom jewelry designs by Burton Jewelers will be featured.  Also new for this year will be custom glass Burton Jewelers Christmas ornaments, limited edition of 85, available for the first time at the Art Walk!  Refreshments will be served.


420 Commercial Ave., Scott Milo Gallery 

scottmiloScott Milo Gallery  presents “Between – A Shared Experience,” a group exhibition of 10 artists associated with Camano Island.  The show explores the artistic links between process and imagination, between daily living and creating art, between love and loss, between art and community. Included are  works  by Indy Behrendt (jewelry), Susan Cohen Thompson (ceramics, oils, watercolors), Marguerite Goff (ceramics), Janet Hamilton (pastels, oils), Liz Hamlin (watercolors), Kathy Hastings (photo encaustics), Lynne Nielsen (mixed media), Patricia Resseguie (fiber), Jackie Roberts (book arts, photography), and Renate Trapkowski (acrylic mixed media). Shown at the right:  Encaustic by Kathy Hastings


419 Commercial Ave., The Majestic Inn and Spa

Featured this month are  Terry MacDonald’s bright, colorful birds and chickens, florals and a few still life pieces.


419 Commercial Ave., The Apothecary Spa

Carla MacDiarmid is the  featured November artist.


611 R Ave. The Depot Gallery 

"Salish Sea Art Exhibit: Life on the Saanich Peninsula B.C." will be featured at the Anacortes Depot Arts & Community Center on Friday, November 6, noon to 9 pm (for the Art Walk) and Saturday, November 7, 10 am to 3 pm. This exhibit is the first part of an art exchange between the Sister Cities of Anacortes and Sidney.  Anacortes artists will be invited exhibit their artwork for a similar event next May, 2016, at the Tulista Art Centre, a Sidney gallery.   Sidney artists, Sister City members and city officials have been invited to attend this first collaboration between the Sister Cities, the Anacortes Arts Commission and the Community Arts Council of the Saanich Peninsula, B.C.  Both art events will accentuate and celebrate all the two cites share as communities on the shores of the Salish Sea.