Posts Tagged ‘Anacortes art galleries’

First Friday Artwalk in Anacortes from 6-9 PM and Opening of the Anacortes Arts Festival August 5 – 7

The First Friday Artwalk is Friday, August 5 from 6 – 9 pm, in conjunction with opening night of the Anacortes Arts Festival.

705 Commercial Ave., A.C.M.E. Creative Spaces 

ACME Creative welcomes artist Ora Mae Petersen’s exhibit:  Flirting the Whirlpool. This evocative work looks into the Vortex as a potent human symbol in art & myth; as a warning sign of life being pulled away; and as an infinite pattern in Nature. The artwork includes paintings, textiles and sculpture.

 

620 Commercial Ave., Burton Jewelers 

Burton Jewelers is celebrating Philip McCracken’s recent exhibit at the Whatcom County Museum, “Faith & The Seed”.  The show is an appreciation of McCracken’s art and his life. Come see the collection for yourself.

 

611 R Ave., The Depot Art Center 

The Anacortes Arts Commission presents, Artists Northwest featuring mixed media, photography, 3D, decorative art, and jewelry by local artists. The show is open August 5, 10 am – 9 pm, August 6, 10 am – 6 pm, and August 7, 10 am to 4 pm.  All art will be for sale. Come support the local arts.

 

604 Commercial Ave., The Good Stuff Arts  (New Location)

Enjoy our NEW Artists, new works and a much larger gallery and art supplies space. Featuring art by Ebba Krarup, Fused Glass;  Gus Gusanko, Drawings & Prints of Loki – Viking humor;  Sue Raymond, Ceramic Critters;  Cynthia Richardson, Acrylics;  Suzanne Powers, Oils, Jacqueline DeGavia, Oils, Watercolors;  and many more.  It will be a celebration of ART! 

 

505 O Ave., Anacortes Arts Festival 

The Anacortes Arts Festival Arts at the Port in the Port Transit Shed includes 45 artists from around the country, juried by Barbara Shaiman, former Director of the Seattle Art Museum SAM Gallery.  The work includes both 2D & 3D, encompassing a variety of mediums.   Represented in the Allen Family Focus Gallery are artists Anne Schreivogl, Sue Roberts & Graham Schodda, with work relating to the theme “Levity”.   Our  K-12 youth art exhibit rounds out Arts at the Port.   We will be open until 9 that evening, and will also have entertainment on our Port Stage – plus the Waterfront Pub on the Port dock open.

 

420 Commercial Ave., Scott Milo Gallery 

scottmiloScott Milo Gallery presents an installation exhibition titled "Celestial Core Samples” by Lanny Bergner. Art pieces are made out of flame treated stainless steel mesh with aluminum and brass mesh inside the forms. Bergner will also have his flame painted tables and vessels.  Also showing are acrylics by Dianna Shyne, photo encaustics by Kathy Hastings, color photographs by Randy Dana, oils by Donna Nevitt Radtke and a new selection of glass, sculptures and jewelry. Shown:  Celestial Core Samples, 36” x 4” each piece, flame treated wire mesh by Lanny Bergner.

 

419 Commercial Ave., The Majestic Inn and Spa 

The Majestic Inn and Spa features paintings by Lyn Linder.  During her years of custom design work, Lyn developed her unique style as an interior designer, combining light, shadow and color to bring an emotional connection to each room. She has carried that style into her artwork as she has emerged as a painter worth watching.

Anacortes First Friday Artwalk in July

JULY FIRST FRIDAY ARTWALK

The First Friday Artwalk is Friday, July 1 from 6 – 9 pm.

 

705 Commercial Ave., A.C.M.E. Creative Spaces 

ACME Creative Space will welcome new works from local Anacortes artists Luke and Hannah Honey.  This exhibition will include original lithograph prints, abstract colored pencil renderings, and mixed media paintings on natural and unnatural mediums.

 

604 Commercial Ave., The Good Stuff Arts  (New Location)

Enjoy our NEW Artists, new works, and a much larger Gallery and art supplies space. We feature: Ebba Krarup, Fused Glass;  Gus Gusanko, Drawings & Prints of Loki – Viking humor;  Sue Raymond, Ceramic Critters;  Cynthia Richardson, Acrylics;  Suzanne Powers, Oils, Jacqueline DeGavia, Oils, Watercolors;  and many more.

 

1008 5th Street, THink Tiny Gallery 

THink Tiny Gallery is a Works on Paper Gallery specializing in Photography (digital, traditional, and piezography) and Fine Art Prints (intaglio, lithography and relief). In July we will show photographs and fine art prints from the studio’s collection.

 

 

scottmilo420 Commercial Ave., Scott Milo Gallery 

Scott Milo Gallery is hosting a juried show called “Little Gems” with 70 pieces from the Washington Plein Air Painting Group. Come see the various styles of work by artists painting on location throughout our state and beyond and vote for the People’s Choice Award. Shown: Beach at Marlyn Nelson Park by Jim Lamb.

 

 

419 Commercial Ave., The Majestic Inn and Spa 

Pat started painting in the early seventies – at first watercolors and then acrylics, which she favors now. Painting became her passion along with gardening. For many years Pat painted mostly florals and landscapes and gradually grew into some abstract work.

 

404 Commercial Ave., PDA Marketing Group

PDA Marketing Group welcomes local photography artists Connie Coblantz and Eddie Murdock featuring musical guests TJ Fantini and Friends for a special night of "Butterflies & Borealis!"  Connie Coblantz takes you on a magical journey through the garden. Specializing in butterfly, floral, and landscape photography, Eddie Murdock presents his spectacular collection of Aurora Borealis scenes taken in Anacortes.  A self-taught artist, Eddie is dedicated to capturing images for people to see the world through his eyes.

First Friday Art Walk in Anacortes

The First Friday Artwalk is Friday, June 3 from 6 – 9 pm, in conjunction with the Chamber of Commerce Summer Artwalk.

902 8th St., The Good Stuff Arts 

The Good Stuff Arts is now the “FUN” good stuff.  We are featuring 3 new Artists.  Whimsical Clay Fish, Pelicans and more by Sue Raymond, a WA Artist;  Fired Arts – Oil on Porcelain by Mary Gosden of NY creates 3D Clockworks/Mechanism floating in space;  and WA Artist, Gus Gosanko’s humorous Colored Drawings – “Vikings vs Modern Time Boats!”.  (entrance on Q – across alley from the Eagles Building)   

 

711 Commercial Ave. #A, Classic Style & Co. 

Classic Style and Company is proud to feature local glass artist, Annette Tamm.  Her dichroic glass jewelry is stunning in color and style, appearing to be different colors at different angles. Annette has been working in a wide variety of glass arts for over 40 years.  She recently completed 8 stained glass transoms for the Celtic Arts Foundation and will display her pate de verre leaf bowls at the Arts at the Port in August.

 

711 Commercial Ave. #B, Fidalgo Artisan Yarn & Co.

Fidalgo Artisan Yarn Company is pleased to present the work of lace knitting expert, Emily McNeil.  Emily has spent the last dozen years wanting to do little else but play with yarn in all its glorious colors and textures.  Come see what exquisite work can be created with a bit of yarn and needles.

 

705 Commercial Ave., A.C.M.E. Creative Spaces 

ACME Creative Space will welcome local Anacortes artists Luke and Hannah Honey.  This exhibition will include a wide-range of medium including early lithographs and more recent paintings, drawings and prints.

 

904 6th St., City Hall

The Anacortes Arts Commission presents, “Art Across the Waters” at the 98221 Gallery located in Anacortes City Hall. Opening reception will be on First Friday Artwalk, June 3rd from 6:00 pm to 9:00 pm.

 

620 Commercial Ave., Burton Jewelers 

Burton Jewelers will feature the last art walk night of the current show, James Keul “Another View of Home Our Ground”, oil and watercolor paintings. Alexandrite & Pearls are the gemstones for June and will be highlighted. Live Music will be performed by “Soul Shadows”, Skip Williams keyboard and vocal and Robert “Gold Tooth” Ray, bass, soul and R&B. Artisan pizza will be provided by DIGS Kitchen Food Truck and Burton Jewelers will provide refreshments.

 

611 R Ave., Depot Art Center 

The Anacortes Arts Commission presents The FIQ Art Quilt Guild, Friday, June 3, 6-9 pm and Saturday, June 4, 10:00 am – 2:00 pm. Join us as they feature the amazing fiber wall art of local Fidalgo Island Quilters’ Art Quilt Guild.

 

1008 5th Street, THink Tiny Gallery 

THink Tiny Gallery is a Works on Paper Gallery specializing in Photography (digital, traditional, and piezography) and Fine Art Prints (intaglio, lithography and relief). Come see the big picture at THink Tiny.

 

scottmilo420 Commercial Ave., Scott Milo Gallery  

Scott Milo Gallery is hosting a juried show called “Little Gems” with 70 pieces from the Washington Plein Air Painting Group. Come see the various styles of work by artists painting on location throughout our state and beyond. Renowned plein air artist Thomas Kitts is Juror of for the show.  Plein Air Washington artists enjoy the adventure of painting on location throughout the diverse and beautiful scenery of our state and beyond. Join the gallery  in celebrating these outstanding artists from Washington State through the months of June and July. Shown at the left: Rigged for Fishing by Jane Wallis.

 

 

 419 Commercial Ave., The Majestic Inn and Spa 

Returning artist, Lois Judd, will show her mosaics and paintings. These reflect her continuing interest in design and movement. Her studies in the Fine Arts, as well as many years of teaching high school, gave Lois years of opportunity to practice in the various styles of making art. This work is her idea of what we perceive as beautiful.

First Friday Art Walk in Anacortes

MAY FIRST FRIDAY ARTWALK

The First Friday Artwalk is  May 6 from 6 – 9 pm.

 

705 Commercial Ave., A.C.M.E. Creative Spaces 

ACME Creative Space will welcome the Anacortes High School Art Club and Photography II Students during the month of May.  Thanks to a generous grant and support by the Anacortes Arts Festival, the students will have a professionally displayed gallery exhibit including drawings, paintings and encaustic photography.

 

620 Commercial Ave., Burton Jewelers 

Burton Jewelers will continue the show of James Keul, “Another View of Our Home Ground”, oil and watercolor paintings.    Live music will be performed by “Soul Shadows”, rock, soul and R&B, by Skip Williams, keyboard and vocal and Robert “Goldtooth” Ray, bass guitar.  Artisan pizza by Digs Food Truck and refreshments will be served.

 

611 R Ave., Depot Art Center Gallery 

Anacortes Arts Commission presents, Mountain To Sea, celebrating National, State, and local parks and the waters surrounding us.  This vibrant display of photographs will include those of marine invertebrates by special guest, Brian Bingham with the Department of Environmental Sciences at Shannon Point Marine Center.  Hours for the show are May 6, 6:00 – 9:00 pm and Saturday, May 7, 10:00 am to 2:00 pm.

 

1008 5th Street, THink Tiny Gallery 

THink Tiny Gallery is a Works on Paper Gallery specializing in Photography (digital, traditional, and piezography) and Fine Art Prints (intaglio, lithography and relief). In May they will show prints from the studio’s collection.

 

scott420 Commercial Ave., Scott Milo Gallery 

Scott Milo Gallery welcomes back Anne Martin McCool and her signature trees, hills and moons in acrylic.  Also showing are acrylics by Jennifer Bowman, oils by Sandy Byers, oils & pastels by Amanda Houston, photographs on canvas by Lewis Jones and sculptures by Leo Osborne. Show at the left: Calling Light by Anne Martin McCool.

 

419 Commercial Ave., The Majestic Inn and Spa 

The Majestic is featuring art by Skagit Valley Artist Donna Nevitt-Radtke, who has won numerous awards for her impasto, impressionistic, and abstract paintings of the Northwest filtered through her “Artists Eye”. Her medium is mainly oil and pastel.

Art in Bloom Exhibition at Depot Art Center in Anacortes

depotThe centerpiece for Art in Bloom events in Anacortes is the 3rd annual Fine Art Exhibition.  It includes 30 regional artists who work in painting, photography, sculpture, wood, glass and mixed media. The show opens on Friday, April 15 at 6 pm.  It’s a free event that includes wine, nibbles and an opportunity to meet the artists.   Held at the Depot Art Center Gallery, 611 R Avenue in Anacortes, the show continues daily April 16 – 23, from 11 – 4pm.  Proceeds from from art sales support cultural education for Anacortes school children.  Shown: Laura Yager Mixed Media.

Scott Milo in Anacortes Showcases Work By Sandy Haight

scottmiloScott Milo Gallery, 420 Commercial Avenue in Anacortes,  introduces Sandy Haight to the gallery. Haight is the official artist for the Skagit Valley Tulip Festival this year and is presenting a new body of floral watercolors to welcome Tulip Season. She has a collection of up close abstract florals, in addition to more traditional floral images. On view through May 2, a reception for the artist is April 1 during the Anacortes Art Walk from 6-9pm.  Also showing are color photographs by Randy Dana, oils by Lorna Libert and Melissa Jander and welcoming back to the gallery, Leo Osborne and his bronze sculptures.  Featured  are quilts by members of the Fidalgo Island Quilters Group,  Shown: Toasting the Evening by Sandy Haight

First Friday Artwalk in Anacortes 6-9 pm

908 8th Street, The Good Stuff 

Spring Colors in Art is our theme for March.   Come join us   THE GOOD STUFF ARTS is featuring Claire Prenton, “Shell & Pearl” Pastel Ceramics; and Alice Wofford, Porcelain EGG Paintings in Metallics & Enamel.  www.thegoodstuff.com   (just one block off Commercial at 8th and Q – entrance on Q)

 

705 Commercial Ave., A.C.M.E. Creative Spaces 

ACME Creative Space will welcome a completely new body of work by artist Natalie Niblack. These new paintings, of natural and man-made disasters, are a result of a pervading sense of disastrous change in the culture – change in climate, environment, politics and potential world war.

 

620 Commercial Ave., Burton Jewelers 

The March Artwalk at Burton Jewelers will feature a new show opening of “Another View of Our Home Ground”, oil paintings and watercolors by James Keul.  Refreshments and Hors d’oeuvres will be served March is Burton Jewelers’ Anniversary month. .

 

1008 5th Street, THink Tiny Gallery

THink Studios announces the opening of the THink Tiny Gallery, behind Scott Milo Gallery, on Friday, March  during the Anacortes First Friday ArtWalk (6-9PM). The inaugural exhibition features fine art works on paper including Photography and Fine Art Prints.  THink Studios (located upstairs at 1010 5th #320) offers experiential pop-up artist events and photography workshops throughout the year.  More: www.thinkstudios.net

 

scott420 Commercial Ave., Scott Milo Gallery 

Scott Milo Gallery features steel and art glass by Lin McJunkin and Milo White, paintings by Ann Vandervelde, poems by Ann McDuffie, digital art by Mustafa Bilal and acrylics by Pat Sayre. We also have a Spring jewelry collection. McJunkin has shown her glass work in the gallery for many years, but this show is a collaborative effort with local metal artist, Milo White. They have paired their work with painter, Ann Vandervelde and poetry by Anne McDuffie. Additionally, we introduce digital media artist, Mustafa Bilal and paintings by Pat Sayre. Shown: Beyond Shelter by Lin McJunkin.

 

419 Commercial Ave., The Majestic Inn and Spa 

Pien Ellis is the featured artist. Ellis received her Art education in Amsterdam at the Rijks Academie van Beeldende Kunsten. She was a sculptor in her early years; her largest work being a 20 foot bronze which stands at the entrance to the Singer Museum in Holland. She also painted in oil and did etching. Her work was shown in Holland and France before moving to the United States.

First Friday February 2016 Art Walk in Anacortes 6-9pm

The First Friday Artwalk is Friday, February 5 from 6 – 9 pm.

705 Commercial Ave., A.C.M.E. Creative Spaces 

ACME Creative Space will be featuring a body of work by Jane Alynn entitled “Half-remembered Dreams”.  The exhibition of black and white photographs (gelatin silver prints from film negatives) evoke memories and half-remembered dreams, a sense of the fragile, the fleeting and ephemeral.

 

704 Commercial Ave., Anacortes Oil & Vinegar Bar  

Featuring Cynthia Richardson with her impressionistic acrylics and Cynthia Recker with her recaptured wood.

 

620 Commercial Ave., Burton Jewelers 

February Art Walk at Burton Jewelers will be the last art walk of the current show of Peregrine O’Gormley, sculpture, and Philip McCracken, graphic works.  Peregrine will unveil a new work during the evening and will be in the gallery to meet and provide information on his work!  Refreshments will be served.

 

scott420 Commercial Ave., Scott Milo Gallery 

Scott Milo Gallery presents “The Final Chapter” with photographs by Dick Garvey.  This is a show featuring the remaining inventory of photographs from the Estate of Dick Garvey and will have over 30 canvas prints and selection of matted work available for the first time. Shown: Stencil D, photograph on canvas by Dick Garvey.

 

419 Commercial Ave., The Majestic Inn and Spa 

Lance Ekhart’s photography life started 38 years ago in high school and sailboats have taken Lance and his cameras to many exotic places around the world, and finally here to the San Juan Islands in Washington. Lance lives aboard his sailboat in Anacortes and recently has been photographing the Skagit Valley’s Great Blue Heronries.

 

611 R Ave., The Depot Gallery 

Anacortes Arts Commission presents, Tribute to the Great Blue Heron.  At the Anacortes Depot on Friday, February 5, 2016 from 6-9 pm and Saturday, February 6, 10:00 am to 2:00 pm.  Local artists will pay tribute to the Great Blue Heron. 

Anacortes First Friday Gallery Walk

DECEMBER FRIDAY GALLERY WALK

The Gallery Walk is Friday, December 4 from 6 – 9 pm, in conjunction with the Chamber of Commerce Holiday Art walk.

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

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

705 Commercial Ave., ACME    Creative Spaces  (New Merchant)

ACME Creative Space will be presenting a group show during the month of December entitled Black and White.  Artists include Eve Deisher, Jasmine Valandani, Kris Ekstrand Molesworth, Lanny Bergner, Terry MacDonald and Sue Roberts.

704 Commercial Ave., Anacortes Oil & Vinegar Bar  (New Merchant)

Featured artist is Cynthia Richardson with her impressionistic acrylics.

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.

 

scottmilo420 Commercial Ave., Scott Milo Gallery 

Scott Milo Gallery is featuring new acrylic paintings by Jennifer Bowman.  Also showing are oils by Sandy Byers, pastels by Barbara Benedetti Newton, acrylics by Cynthia Richardson, photographs by Lewis Jones and Randy Dana, steel mesh tables and baskets by Lanny Bergner and custom wood tables by Gary Leake.  Painting Demo by Jennifer on Sat., Dec. 5 from Noon – 2pm. Shown: Sunflower, acrylic on canvas by Jennifer Bowman

 

419 Commercial Ave., The Majestic Inn and Spa 

The Majestic hosts two new artists: Cathy Schoenberg and Michael Clough.   Cathy Schoenberg’s paintings are familiar to the Skagit Valley area, being an active artist here since the early eighties Michael Clough’s paintings are inspired by his natural surroundings on the Skagit River Delta where he has been living since the 70’s. His technique is unique involving layers of canvas cut and sanded on which he uses glazes of paint.

419 Commercial Ave., The Apothecary Spa 

The Apothecary Spa presents Carla MacDiarmid, "Carla’s Crazy Art" as the featured December artist. 

611 R Ave. The Depot Gallery 

The Anacortes Arts Commission presents A Holiday Gift Show at the Depot, Friday, December 4th, 2:00 pm to 9:00 pm and Saturday, December 5th, 10:00 am to 3:00 pm. Shop this holiday season at the Depot, unique gift ideas for all.

904 6th Street, City Hall 

The 98221 Gallery and the Anacortes Arts Commission presents, A City For All Seasons, by local 98221 artists.   The Gallery will be open for First Friday Artwalk, December 4th from 6:00-9:00 pm. A City For All Seasons will be on display from December to May.

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.

Anacortes First Friday Gallery Walk

OCTOBER FIRST FRIDAY GALLERY WALK

The Gallery Walk is Friday, October 2 from 6 – 9 pm.

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

A.C.M.E. Creative Space will be joining forces with the Anacortes Arts Festival to exhibit the popular Steamroller Block Printing Project.  A team of 22 artists worked during the Festival to create large scale block prints on fabric using an industrial grade steam roller.  Some of the artists involved included Natalie Niblack, Jean Behnke, Kathleen Faulkner, Nicolette Harrington, Sue Roberts and Cathy Schoenberg.

 

711 Commercial Ave., Classic Style & Co. (New Location)

We love Autumn at Classic Style and Company!   Cooler days and colder evenings mean sweaters, cowls, coats, and hats.  Think warm, cozy, and stylish this season. 

 

620 Commercial Ave., Burton Jewelers 

Burton Jewelers presents "The Most Beautiful Pearls In the World" Event showcasing the extensive pearl selection from, Mastoloni. Additionally, the Peregrine O’Gormley sculpture and Philip McCracken drawing art show continues, along with Douglas Burton custom jewelry designs.  Refreshments will be served!

 

scottmilo420 Commercial Ave., Scott Milo Gallery 

Scott Milo Gallery presents new monoprints by Marie Powell of Ilwaco, WA. Powell brings a new selection of coastal images, in addition to abstract work and florals in bright colors.  Also showing are abstract pastels by Amanda Houston, oils by Brooke Borcherding, pastels by Jan Wall, oils by Keith Sorenson and steel mesh with glass tables by Lanny Bergner. Shown: Riding the Wave by Marie Powell.

 

419 Commercial Ave., The Majestic Inn and Spa

The Majestic will be featuring oils and collage by Maggi Mason.  Mason’s inspiration mainly comes from imagination from inspirations by poems, songs, myths, memory and travels around the world.

 

611 R Ave. The Depot Gallery 

The Anacortes Arts Commission presents The FIQ Divas, Friday, October 2, 6-9 pm and Saturday, October 3, 9:00 am – 2:00 pm. Join us for "ABOVE THE NECK", featuring jewelry, scarves, hats, fiber art and more for wearing on the neck or above. Portions of the proceeds will be donated to the Anacortes Family Center.

Anacortes First Friday Gallery Walk 6-9pm

SEPTEMBER FIRST FRIDAY GALLERY WALK

The Gallery Walk is Friday, September 4 from 6 – 9 pm, on Labor Day Weekend.

 

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

GRAND OPENING! Industrious Industries, KP Studios and Portal Coffee & Tea, team up to bring you the A.C.M.E. Creative Space opening Sept 4.  A.C.M.E. will be showing "Forest for the Trees" – a mixed media exhibit by international artist Joseph Rossano. The exhibit explores the connections between humanity, forests and those species dependent on both for their survival.

 

711 Commercial Ave., Classic Style & Co.  (New Location)

You are invited to a special show of Bead Embroidered Jewelry from local talent, Jane Fleshman.  As an award winning artist, Jane creates one of a kind, ornate bead embroidered cuffs, neckpieces, and collars with a distinctive style.

 

620 Commercial Ave., Burton Jewelers 

Burton Jewelers continues their art show called “Inspired by Nature” featuring famed Northwest artist Philip McCracken, showing his graphic works; young phenomenal wood sculptor Peregrine O’Gormley, featuring his masterful carving of native wood into animal forms; and new sculptured gemstone jewelry by Douglas Burton.  Refreshments will be served.

601 O Ave., Fidalgo Island Chiropractic (New Merchant)

See unique and colorful hardwood mosaics created by Matthew Gifford DDS. Thousands of unstained wood pieces are used to create his  artwork.  Located at the offices of Matthew Gifford DDS and Cameron Bigge DC.  Refreshments will be served.

 

scott420 Commercial Ave., Scott Milo Gallery 

Scott Milo Gallery welcomes back the Northwest Pastel Society’s Signature Member Group.  Dozens of Signature Members will present pastels in all forms: landscapes, seascapes, floral, figurative, abstract and mixed media. We are also delighted to be the new home of work by Anacortes artist, Lanny Bergner. Lanny will have a selection of his new glass tables on hand in addition to pieces of his wire weaving forms .Shown at the left: Skagit River at Lyman by Christine Troyer .

 

419 Commercial Ave., The Majestic Inn and Spa

The Majestic will be featuring art by Caroline Garland. Caroline Garland is an award winning artist of Washington and Alaska, creating works in oil, acrylic, and pastel that reflect her appreciation of the beauty of the landscape. She pushes the limits of style to show old subjects in a new light. Her works are evocative and energizing.

419 Commercial Ave., Apothecary Spa  (2nd floor of Majestic)

The Apothecary Spa  features Cherie Donovan-Smith as the September artist.  Cherie paints vibrant, celebratory images of women and creates whimsical felted objects.  She also creates "Characters" for her own line of cards.

 

611 R Ave. The Depot Gallery

The Anacortes Arts Commission presents The FIQ Art Quilt Guild, Friday, September 4, 6-9 pm and Saturday, September 5, 9:00 am – 2:00 pm. They feature the fiber wall art of local Fidalgo Island Quilters’ Art Quilt Guild.

Anacortes First Friday Gallery Walk and Art Fair

AUGUST FIRST FRIDAY GALLERY WALK

The Gallery Walk is Friday, August 7 from 6 – 9 pm, in conjunction with the opening night of the Anacortes Arts Festival taking place August 7-9. This is a huge art festival with hundreds of artists, music food, you name it. The festival takes over the entire town.

 

711 Commercial Ave., Classic Style & Co.  (New Location)

Classic Style and Company is featuring fiber artist, Gayle Johnson, this month.  From LaConner, Gayle designs and makes one-of-a-kind handbags using high-end fabrics and perfect detailing.  Come see her bags and other new handmade items at the new location.

 

620 Commercial Ave., Burton Jewelers 

Burton Jewelers opens a new art show called “Inspired by Nature” featuring famed Northwest artist Philip McCracken, showing his graphic works; young phenomenal wood sculptor Peregrine O’Gormley, featuring his masterful carving of native wood into animal forms; and new sculptured gemstone jewelry by Douglas Burton.  Libations will be served.

 

scottmilo420 Commercial Ave., Scott Milo Gallery 

Scott Milo Gallery welcomes back Kathy Hastings with a new collection of photo encaustic work, including the popular nautical and bird pieces.  Also showing are oils by Gerald Baron, photographs by David Lucas, acrylics by Cynthia Richards, photographs by Randy Dana and hanging fused glass work by Robin Larson. Show at the left: Randy’s Reds by Kathy Hastings.

 

419 Commercial Ave., The Majestic Inn and Spa

The Majestic Inn & Spa will be displaying work from artist Lyn Linder. During her years of custom design work, Lyn developed her unique style as an interior designer, combining light, shadow and color to bring an emotional connection to each room. She has carried that style into her artwork as she has emerged as a painter worth watching. The artist creates in an impressionistic style that conveys the simple beauty found all around us in the Northwest. In her work, everyday objects and scenes become inspiration for the viewer’s imagination.

 

419 Commercial Ave., Apothecary Spa  (2nd floor of Majestic)

The Apothecary Spa is showing a variety of work by regional artists.

 

314 Commercial Ave., H2O

We have Multi Media Jewelry Artist- Melinda Barnett, Heather Thompson-"Made By a Lefty Jewelry" and "Feather Bed Designs" of Lisa Rhoades.

 

611 R Ave. The Depot Arts Center Gallery 

Anacortes Arts Commission presents Poetry and Art at the Depot, August 7-9, featuring Skagit Artists. Join Skagit Artists Together and local poets, Judy Kleinberg, Nancy Pagh, Brian Strickland and more, during the weekend of the Anacortes Arts Festival. Friday, August 7th, Noon to 9:00 pm, Saturday, August 8th, 9:00 am – 6:00 pm and Sunday, August 9th, 10:00 am – 5:00 pm.

 

100 Commercial Ave., Anacortes Arts Festival  at the Port

The Anacortes Arts Festival Arts at the Port exhibition includes three distinct shows.   The Juried Exhibition features the work of 40 artists selected by Stefano Catalani, the Curator for the Bellevue Art Museum.   The Allen Family Focus Gallery is four regional artists invited by the Festival Fine Art Committee, and the Youth Art Exhibit includes K-12 artwork coordinated by the Museum of Northwest Art.  Housed at the Port warehouse, this show includes painting, photography, ceramic, fiber, glass, video, sculpture and installations.

Women Painters of Washington at Scott Milo through August 4

scottScott Milo Gallery , 420 Commercial in Anacortes , welcomes back to the gallery, the Women Painters of Washington  through August 2. The exhibit presents the artwork of 49 women whose work was juried into the show by Anacortes artist Anne Schreivogl. Schreivogl says, "This body of work showcases an incredibly diverse range of expression from ultra-realism to abstraction. In this show artists took creative risks with subject matter, color harmonies, or application of paint, resulting in vivid ‘Summer Impressions." Also showing at the gallery is a selection of jewelry, glass work, sculptures and tables. Shown: Awaken by Denise Cormier Mahoney.

Special Women Painters of Washington Show on view June and July at Scott Milo Gallery in Anacortes opening tonight

scottmiloScott Milo Gallery , 420 Commercial in Anacortes , welcomes back to the gallery, the Women Painters of Washington  for June and July. The exhibit presents the artwork of 49 women whose work was juried into the show by Anacortes artist Anne Schreivogl. Schreivogl says, "This body of work showcases an incredibly diverse range of expression from ultra-realism to abstraction. In this show artists took creative risks with subject matter, color harmonies, or application of paint, resulting in vivid ‘Summer Impressions." Also showing at the gallery is a selection of jewelry, glass work, sculptures and tables, Come meet the artists and Anne Schreivogl at the opening reception on Friday, June 5 from 6-9pm. Shown: Awaken by Denise Cormier Mahoney.