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Anacortes First Friday Art Walk 6-9 PM

Friday, February 3 from 6 – 9 pm.

705 Commercial Ave., ACME Creative   

ACME Creative will have guest Curator, Rita James Creative Manager of the Anacortes Arts Festival, developing an engaging exhibition of artist Rachel Denny’s work. Denny’s work is an exploration of the seductive beauty of our natural world and the imprint that human intervention has made on its flora and fauna.

 

620 Commercial Ave., Burton Jewelers 

The February “Valentine” ArtWalk at Burton Jewelers will feature the last artwalk evening of the current show, Richard Nash, floral and contemporary acrylic paintings and modern steel sculpture.  Also, introducing the Burton Love Collection of heart themed jewelry designed and made in house that can be personalized by adding the gemstones of your choice, including the innovative “pair of pear” shaped gems that form a heart.  Refreshments will be served!

 

604 Commercial Ave., The Good Stuff Arts 

The Good Stuff Arts Gallery continues to get new art works by our Local Artists – Greg Dugan, Pen & Ink and Pencil Drawings, Randy Emmons, Watercolor; Caroline Garland, Acrylic & Oil; Abi Gomez, Acrylic Abstract; Linde Husk, Acrylic;  Peggie Hunnicutt, Acrylic; Shannon Kirby, Clay; Jesse Link, Whimsical Prints on canvas; Terry Mac Donald, Acrylic, Jill McDougall, Oil & Acrylic Mixed Media; Ron Moore, Wood Sculpture; Ruth Owens, Textiles; Suzanne Powers, Oil; Susan Raymond, Clay Sculpture; Cynthia Richardson, Acrylic; Carla Seaton, Mixed Media; Gail Thein, Bead Jewelry; & Peggy Woods, Watercolor.  7 pm is a FREE Demo by Caroline Garland, Acrylic Artist and Teacher who will also have a 2-day Workshop Feb 17 & 18.

 

420 Commercial Ave., Scott Milo Gallery 

scottmiloScott Milo Gallery welcomes Dianna Shyne and a new collection of acrylics. Shyne brings a variety of landscapes, floral and animal pieces.  Also showing are acrylics by Jim Walsh from British Columbia, oils by Karen Bakke, Jan Jewell and Sue Evans.  We will have a new collection of sculptures, custom tables, glass and jewelry. Image at the left: Horse Power by Dianna Shyne.

 

419 Commercial Ave., The Majestic Inn and Spa 

The Majestic Inn and Spa presents oils and pastels by Peggy Olson of Mount Vernon.  Come see an assortment of representation landscapes inspired by her regional hiking trips.

 

611 R Ave., The Depot 

The Anacortes Arts Commission presents, local Mount Vernon artist, Mary Maue.  The show entitled "An Artist’s Perspective," featuring impressionistic oil and pastel paintings of the Northwest, will also continue on Saturday, February 4 from 10:00 am to 2:00 pm. To learn more about Mary visit her website at www.marymaue.com.

Art Walks and Events Through February 5

First Thursday

Gallery Walks in Pioneer Square and the Seattle Art Museum area, 5 – 8pm.

Downtown Museum and Seattle Asian Art Museum in Volunteer Park are free all day on First Thursdays.www.firstthursdayseattle.com

Art in the Park at South Lake Union Park. May through Oct. 11am – 7pm. Free admission at Museum of History and Industry. For more information: www.nwartalliance.com

SLU Art Walk from 5 – 8pm Oct. and May. South Lake Union event features temporary art shows in multiple venues run by Shunpike.

Silverdale Artwalk, March – Nov. 5 – 8pm, Meet at Lisa Stirrett Glass Art Studio, 9536 NW Silverdale Way. 360/613-5472

 

First Friday

Anacortes Galleries are open 6 – 9pm. www.anacortesart.com

Bainbridge Island Galleries are open from 6 – 8pm. www.bainbridgedowntown.org.

Bellingham Downtown Art Walk is from 6 – 10pm. www.downtownbellingham.com/artwalk,

Bremerton Art Walk is from 5 – 8pm in downtown Bremerton. www.ci.bremerton.wa.us

Ellensburg Art Walk is from 5 – 7:30pm in historic downtown Ellensburg. www.ci.ellensburg.wa.us

Fremont Art Walk is 6 – 9pm. www.fremontfirstfriday.com

Issaquah Art Walk is from 6 – 9pm, May – September in downtown Issaquah. www.downtownissaquah.com

Port Orchard Art Walk downtown May – October 5 – 8pm. www.pobsa.com

Sequim Art Walk is from 5 – 8pm in downtown Sequim. www.sequimartwalk.com

Vashon Island Gallery Cruise is from 6 – 9pm. www.stov.us/art/firstFriday.html

 

First Saturday

La Conner Galleries are open April – Oct. 5 – 8pm as part of the Skagit Valley Art Escape. www.skagitvalleyartescape.com

Langley on Whidbey Island Art Walk is from 5 – 7pm. www.visitlangley.com

Port Townsend Art Walk is from 5:30 – 8:30pm. www.ptguide.com/arts-music-theatre/158-gallery-walks

Queen Anne Art Walk is from 4 – 7pm. See map at www.queenanneview.com/tag/art-walk/

First Friday Anacortes Artwalk January 2017

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

 

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

Continuing in January, ACME Creative welcomes local favorite Kathleen Faulkner and Bellingham ceramic artist AnnMarie DeCollibus. Faulkner’s beautiful northwest scenes are an interesting pairing with DeCollibus’ functional water inspired vessels.

 

620 Commercial Ave., Burton Jewelers 

For Epiphany Artwalk, Burton Jewelers continues their art show with the work of Richard Nash, a regional NW artist, featuring his unique and nuanced compositional approach to botanical and non-representational acrylic paintings and his contemporary sculpture from his Conical Etude Series in Cor-ten and stainless steel. Special New Year Values will be offered on giftware and jewelry to those who attend.  Refreshments will be served.

 

604 Commercial Ave., The Good Stuff Arts 

THE GOOD STUFF ARTS GALLERY presents a new showing of Local Artists in bright, BOLD colors to keep the winter darkness at bay.  Included are local NW Artists:  Pat Collins, Stylized Hardwood Sculptures; Greg Dugan, Whimsical Art;  Randy Emmons, Watercolor Scenes;  Peggie Hunnicutt, Watercolor on Canvas;  Terry MacDonald, Acrylics;  Ron Moore, Segmented Wood Vessels; Ruth Owen, Textiles; Suzanne Powers, Oil;  Susan Raymond, Clay Critters;  Cynthia Richardson, Acrylics;  Carla Seaton, Mixed Media “Funky Art”; Gail Thein, Jewelry; Peggy Woods, Watercolor. 

 

scottmilo420 Commercial Ave., Scott Milo Gallery 

Scott Milo Gallery continues the show with pastels by Amanda Houston, color photographs by Randy Dana and Lewis Jones, acrylics by Jennifer Bowman and photo encaustics by Kathy Hastings.  We will have a new collection of sculptures, custom tables, glass and jewelry for the holidays. Shown:  Sunflower Sunrise, 33 x 29 Color Photograph by Randy Dana.

 

419 Commercial Ave., The Majestic Inn and Spa 

The Majestic is showing work by two Anacortes artists, Caroline Garland and Donna Nevitt Radtke.  Caroline Garland is an award-winning artist who creates works in oil, acrylic and pastel that reflect her appreciation of beauty in the landscape. Donna Nevitt-Radtke’s primary medium is oil using an impasto, impressionistic, abstract style.   The inspiring Northwest Landscape gets filtered through her artist’s eye blurring the lines between representation and abstraction.

Scott Milo New Show Opens During the Anacortes Chamber of Commerce Holiday Art Walk December 2 6-9pm

scottScott Milo Gallery, 420 Commercial in Anacortes,  presents new pastels by Amanda Houston, acrylics by Jennifer Bowman, color photographs by Randy Dana and Lewis Jones, photo encaustics by Kathy Hastings and flame painted wire mesh by Lanny Bergner.  Also, welcoming new jewelry by Melanie Brauner and new sculptures, custom tables, glass and jewelry for the holiday season. Image: Tree Whispers, 18 x 24  Pastel by Amanda Houston. Kathy, owner of Scott Milo, wants you to remember the Chamber of Commerce Holiday Artwalk on Friday, December 2 from 6 – 9pm, after the Chamber’s tree lighting ceremony and Saturday, December 3 from 10 am to 5pm.  More than 20 merchants in Old Town Anacortes will show the work of local artists.  There will be paintings, sculptures, jewelry, photography, music, treats and other grand creations to fulfill your needs.  Come shop for the holidays and enjoy the event.   Friday night’s event will be in conjunction with the First Friday Art Walk. 

Jennifer Bowman Show at Scott Milo in Anacortes First Friday

scottScott Milo Gallery, 420 Commercial in Anacortes,  presents new acrylics in brilliant colors by Jennifer Bowman during the Anacortes First Friday Art Walk from 6-9pm October 7. The show closes November 1. Also showing are acrylics by Jacqui Beck, oils by Cynthia Richardson, monoprints by Marie Powell and acrylics by Brooke Borcherding. Image: Black Line Birch Trees, 30 x 40 Acrylic by Jennifer Bowman

Art Walks and Events Through October 8

First Thursday

Gallery Walks in Pioneer Square and the Seattle Art Museum area, 5 – 8pm.

Downtown Museum and Seattle Asian Art Museum in Volunteer Park are free all day on First Thursdays.www.firstthursdayseattle.com

Art in the Park at South Lake Union Park.May through Oct. 11am – 7pm. Free admission at Museum of History and Industry. For more information: www.nwartalliance.com

SLU Art Walk from 5 – 8pm Oct. and May. South Lake Union event features temporary art shows in multiple venues run by Shunpike.

Silverdale Artwalk, March – Nov. 5 – 8pm, Meet at Lisa Stirrett Glass Art Studio, 9536 NW Silverdale Way. 360/613-5472

 

First Friday

Anacortes Galleries are open 6 – 9pm.www.anacortesart.com

Bainbridge Island Galleries are open from 6 – 8pm. www.bainbridgedowntown.org.

Bellingham Downtown Art Walk is from 6 – 10pm. www.downtownbellingham.com/artwalk

Bremerton Art Walk is from 5 – 8pm in downtown Bremerton. www.ci.bremerton.wa.us

Ellensburg Art Walk is from 5 – 7:30pm in historic downtown Ellensburg.www.ci.ellensburg.wa.us

Fremont Art Walk is 6 – 9pm.www.fremontfirstfriday.com

Issaquah Art Walk is from 6 – 9pm, May – September in downtown Issaquah.www.downtownissaquah.com

Sequim Art Walk is from 5 – 8pm in downtown Sequim. www.sequimartwalk.com

Vashon Island Gallery Cruise is from 6 – 9pm.www.stov.us/art/firstFriday.html

 

First Saturday

La Conner Galleries are open April – Oct. 5 – 8pm as part of the Skagit Valley Art Escape.www.skagitvalleyartescape.com

Langley on Whidbey Island Art Walk is from 5 – 7pm. www.visitlangley.com

Port Orchard Art Walk April – Oct. from 2 – 5pm. www.pobsa.com

Port Townsend Art Walk is from 5:30 – 8:30pm.www.ptguide.com/arts-music-theatre/158-gallery-walks

 

October 7

Discover new artwork and support Photographic Center Northwest. The event will feature works by 38+ local and nationally-known artists, including James Welling ($12,000 retail value), Ron Jude ($1,300 retail value), Jenny Riffle ($1,350 retail value), and many more.

 

October 8, 9

10th Annual Sammamish Art Fair has grown in reputation to be one of the most anticipated arts events on the Eastside, and it will feature some of the best jury selected local artists in our area. When Forbes recently ranked Sammamish as the number one friendliest town in America they made mention of the annual arts fair. Held at the Sammamish City Hall, 801 228th Ave. SE, Sammamish, WA.  Inside the City Hall building, the highest quality and variety of fine art will be available for purchase, and will include original works of art such as; paintings, jewelry, mixed media, encaustic art, glass arts, ceramics, printmaking, woodcarving, photography and textile art. Sponsorship is grateful received from the City of Sammamish, the Sammamish Arts Commission and 4Culture. Admission is free.

Dederick Ward Featured at Scott Milo Gallery in Anacortes

scottScott Milo Gallery, 420 Commercial Avenue in Anacortes,  presents a new series of mountains, clouds and mist in oil by Dederick Ward of Anacortes. Dedy’s paintings show the mystery behind the mist. Also showing are encaustic paintings by Marilee Holm, oils by Anne Martin McCool, pastels by Janice Wall and watercolors by Peggy Woods. The reception for the show is September 2 from 6-9pm during the Anacortes Art Walk. Shown: Becoming by Dederick Ward.

Calendar of Art Walks and Events Through September 5

First Thursday

Gallery Walks in Pioneer Square and the Seattle Art Museum area, 5 – 8pm.

Downtown Museum and Seattle Asian Art Museum in Volunteer Park are free all day on First Thursdays.www.firstthursdayseattle.com

Art in the Park at South Lake Union Park.May through Oct. 11am – 7pm. Free admission at Museum of History and Industry. For more information: www.nwartalliance.com

SLU Art Walk from 5 – 8pm Oct. and May. South Lake Union event features temporary art shows in multiple venues run by Shunpike.

Silverdale Artwalk, March – Nov. 5 – 8pm, Meet at Lisa Stirrett Glass Art Studio, 9536 NW Silverdale Way. 360/613-5472

 

First Friday

Anacortes Galleries are open 6 – 9pm.www.anacortesart.com

Bainbridge Island Galleries are open from 6 – 8pm. www.bainbridgedowntown.org.

Bellingham Downtown Art Walk is from 6 – 10pm. www.downtownbellingham.com/artwalk

Bremerton Art Walk is from 5 – 8pm in downtown Bremerton. www.ci.bremerton.wa.us

Ellensburg Art Walk is from 5 – 7:30pm in historic downtown Ellensburg.www.ci.ellensburg.wa.us

Fremont Art Walk is 6 – 9pm.www.fremontfirstfriday.com

Issaquah Art Walk is from 6 – 9pm, May – September in downtown Issaquah.www.downtownissaquah.com

Sequim Art Walk is from 5 – 8pm in downtown Sequim. www.sequimartwalk.com

Vashon Island Gallery Cruise is from 6 – 9pm.www.stov.us/art/firstFriday.html

 

First Saturday

La Conner Galleries are open April – Oct. 5 – 8pm as part of the Skagit Valley Art Escape.www.skagitvalleyartescape.com

Langley on Whidbey Island Art Walk is from 5 – 7pm. www.visitlangley.com

Port Orchard Art Walk April – Oct. from 2 – 5pm. www.pobsa.com

Port Townsend Art Walk is from 5:30 – 8:30pm.www.ptguide.com/arts-music-theatre/158-gallery-walks

 

August 27 – October 29

The Great Northwest Glass Pumpkin Patch featuring 2000 plus hand blown glass pumpkins crafted by local glass artisans. For dates and locations visit www.tacomaglassblowing.com.

 

September 2 – 4

ARTfusion, Annual Fine Art Show by Sequim’s award winning artists. The Cutting Garden, 303 Dahlia Llama Lane, Sequim, 11am – 5pm. Call 360/670-8671.

 

September 3 – 4

Lopez Island Artists Studio Tour. Visit www.lopezstudiotour.org

 

September 3 – 5

Bumbershoot: Seattle’s Music and Art Festival, Seattle Center. The biggest of its kind in North America. Visit www.bumbershoot.org.

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.

Calendar of Art Walks and Events Through June 5

First Thursday

Gallery Walks in Pioneer Square and the Seattle Art Museum area, 5 – 8pm.

Downtown Museum and Seattle Asian Art Museum in Volunteer Park are free all day on First Thursdays.www.firstthursdayseattle.com

Art in the Park at South Lake Union Park.May through Oct. 11am – 7pm. Free admission at Museum of History and Industry. For more information: www.nwartalliance.com

SLU Art Walk from 5 – 8pm Oct. and May. South Lake Union event features temporary art shows in multiple venues run by Shunpike.

Silverdale Artwalk, March – Nov. 5 – 8pm, Meet at Lisa Stirrett Glass Art Studio, 9536 NW Silverdale Way. 360/613-5472

 

First Friday

Anacortes Galleries are open 6 – 9pm.www.anacortesart.com

Bainbridge Island Galleries are open from 6 – 8pm. www.bainbridgedowntown.org.

Bellingham Downtown Art Walk is from 6 – 10pm. www.downtownbellingham.com/artwalk

Bremerton Art Walk is from 5 – 8pm in downtown Bremerton. www.ci.bremerton.wa.us

Ellensburg Art Walk is from 5 – 7:30pm in historic downtown Ellensburg.www.ci.ellensburg.wa.us

Fremont Art Walk is 6 – 9pm.www.fremontfirstfriday.com

Issaquah Art Walk is from 6 – 9pm, May – September in downtown Issaquah.www.downtownissaquah.com

Sequim Art Walk is from 5 – 8pm in downtown Sequim. www.sequimartwalk.com

Vashon Island Gallery Cruise is from 6 – 9pm.www.stov.us/art/firstFriday.html

 

First Saturday

La Conner Galleries are open April – Oct. 5 – 8pm as part of the Skagit Valley Art Escape.www.skagitvalleyartescape.com

Langley on Whidbey Island Art Walk is from 5 – 7pm. www.visitlangley.com

Port Orchard Art Walk April – Oct. from 2 – 5pm. www.pobsa.com

Port Townsend Art Walk is from 5:30 – 8:30pm.www.ptguide.com/arts-music-theatre/158-gallery-walks

 

June 3 – 4

Anacortes Summer Art Walk all along Commercial Ave., Fri. 6 – 9pm, Sat. 10am – 5pm. Call Kathy at Scott Milo Gallery, 360/293-6938.

 

June 3 – 5

25th Anniversary San Juan Islands Studio Tour – Friday  4pm to 7pm, Sat. and Sunday 10am to 5pm daily. Annual self guided tour leads you down hidden drives and into private workshops where you will see artists studios that feature  paintings, ceramics, glass, jewelry, photography, sculpture, printing and fiber art. Maps and brochures are available at www.sanjuanislandartists.com and at many businesses in Friday Harbor. 

June 4

Artists’ Garage Sale, Schack Art Center, 2921 Hoyt Ave., Everett. Features glass, ceramics, art supplies, paintings, old stock, seconds, and new stock. All at garage sale prices. Visit www.schack.org.

 

June 5

Beacon Hill Art Walk. Annual Event 1st Sunday in June, around 100 artists participate. Visit

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.

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.