Posts Tagged ‘Edmonds art galleries’

Edmonds Gallery North Opens A Painted Celebration October 8

gallerynorthThis October Gallery North, 401 Main Street in Edmonds,  features the work of 21 local artists and members of Seattle Co-Arts. “A Painted Celebration” is an eclectic and colorful collection of paintings representing a variety of subjects, styles, and mediums including watercolor, acrylic, oil, mixed media, and ink. Artists Elaine Cohn, Susan Killen, Delorse Lovelady, Trish Murphy, Joan O’Byrne, and Lonni Flowers are just some of the painters participating in this special show. Join the gallery for a reception on Sunday, October 8 from 14:00pm. A second reception during Art Walk Edmonds will be held October 19 from 5-8:00pm.This exhibit is open to the public daily through October 31. When you visit the gallery in October, don’t forget to enter the People’s Choice contest! (Just ask any Gallery North member for the form.) Vote for your favorite piece in the gallery this month and you could be selected win a photograph on canvas, "La Tour Eiffel" by Erika Sheehan. Image: Exit Only by Carey Sorensen

Edmonds Arts Festival Celebrates 59 Years June 17 – 19

edmondsartsfestivalThis fun-filled community event that the whole family can enjoy takes place June 17-19. The Edmonds Arts Festival offers a variety of activities including artist booths, juried art galleries, an amphitheater with live entertainment, food courts, a student art exhibit, kids crafts, and more. Shuttle bus service and admission are free. Find out more at Friday and Saturday 10 am–8 pm, Sunday 10 am–6 pm, 700 Main Street, Edmonds.

Deirdre Murphy at Zinc Contemporary March 12-April 18

zinc“Archivist of the Sky,” new works by Deirdre Murphy are showing at Zinc Art + Interiors, 102 3rd. Avenue S. in Edmonds,  from  March 12-April 18. Murphy artistically documents the social patterns of birds in her new works through bold color and dynamic shapes representing their chatter, murmurations, and migration as well as the effects of climate change on these patterns. She will be discussing her works and taking questions in a special Q&A event on March 12th from 3-6pm. Her work has received attention nationally with a current two year installation at the Philadelphia International Airport, recent solo exhibitions at Gross McCleaf Gallery and the Anthropologie headquarters, a TV feature on Articulate with Jim Cotter, and works published in Fresh Paint Magazine and New American Painting. Shown: Spring Jewel

Small Works Show Opens Today at Gallery North

gallerynorthGallery North, 401 Main Street in Edmonds,  announces the opening of its annual invitational show of small-sized artwork – the 2016 Small Works Show. This year 77 artists, both local and from around the country, will have their work on display. The exhibit is open daily from March 1 through March 30. The public is invited to attend two special receptions hosted by Gallery North. The first is the artists’ reception and awards ceremony on Sunday, March 6, from 1 to 4pm; awards will be announced at 2pm. Then there will be a reception during the Edmonds Third Thursday Art Walk event will be on March 17, from 5 to 8pm. Refreshments will be served. Shown: First Woman by Tina Bixby.

Grand Opening of the New Cascadia Art Museum in Edmonds September 12 from 10 am–6pm

cascadiaEdmonds has a brand new museum opening September 12. Located at 190 Sunset Avenue, the Cascadia Art Museum  is dedicated to Northwest art from the late 19th century through the 1960s, defined by the waters that flow from the Cascade Mountains to the Pacific Ocean. The public opening is from 10am-6pm preceded by a ribbon cutting ceremony at 9:45 am. The festival atmosphere throughout the day includes  food trucks, musical performances, art activities, plein air art classes and more! Secure  free, timed-ticket for prompt museum entry.  The opening exhibition, on view through January 3,  is “A Fluid Tradition: Northwest Watercolor Society…The First 75 Years.” This inaugural exhibition introduces viewers to a prolific body of works produced by significant regional artists active from 1900 and leading up to the formation of the group in 1939 and through the 1960s. Artists include Glen Alps, Ray Hill, Irwin Caplan and Jess Cauthorn. Today, the NWWS boasts nearly nine hundred members and remains one of the most prominent watercolor societies in the country. Shown: Inez Hill Bailey, Untitled, circa 1948, Private collection.

Ed Cornachio Photography at Gallery North in Edmonds

galnorth“Camera, Computer and EYE”, photography by Ed Cornachio is on view at allery North, 401 Main Street in Edmonds. A reception for the artist takes place July 16 from 5-8pm during the Edmonds Art Walk. His imagery covers a broad range of subject matter, in both color and monochrome. Sometimes his images have a painterly quality, a result of computer enhancement. His exhibit at Gallery North includes both his older and newer photographs.

Third Thursday Gallery Walk Receptions in Edmonds

gallerynorth“Summer’s Palette”, an exhibit of acrylic paintings by award-winning artist Lyn Linder,  is currently showing through June 30 at Gallery North,  401 Main Street in Edmonds. The show will include many of her latest works featuring scenic landscapes and local wildlife. Meet her at  the Edmonds Art Walk on June 18 from 5-8pm. Shown: Golden Reflection.




,Cole Gallery, 107 5th. Avenue in Edmonds  will present a multi-artist show titled “Northwest Waters” running through July 13 headlining Austin Dwyer with an artist reception on June  from 5-8pm. The show will feature over thirty-five paintings of ships, marinas, marine life, and waterways specific to our region. Dwyer will also be conducting a visual presentation on “Ships to Remember” at Cole Gallery on June 20 from 6:30-8:30pm  during the run of the show. There he will tell the stories on vessels ranging from the 9th century to present day with a Q&A at the end.

Rachel Maxi debuts at Zinc Art + Interiors in Edmonds

zincZinc Art + Interiors, 102 3rd. Avenue S. in Edmonds, is debuting  Seattle artist Rachel Maxi’s abstract works through June 15. Well known for realism, Maxi uses the abstract to depict our multi-tonal world with the same knowing deft stroke of her brush with oil on canvas. Maxi unlocks the possibility of color and brings our understanding of it to a new level.  Meet her  at a soiree in her honor on May 21st from 5-8pm at the gallery.

Check out the Edmonds Art Walk on April 16 from 5-8pm

Below are two gallery openings,although there are more galleries than I have listed here,  but the whole town of Edmonds gears up for the arts during the Edmonds Art Walk.



Why pastel on copper?  Amanda Houston originally began using copper as a base for her paintings when she discovered discarded copper, plating from her husband’s construction work.  Giving them a good sanding and painting on a pastel ground, she was able to create a unique surface where the copper sparkled through the chalk pastel.  See her work at the Cole Gallery, 107 5th. Avenue from 5-8pm during the Edmonds Art Walk. 



galnorth"Trails and Tails,” featuring artist Susan Swapp’s  natural scenes and animals from her travels, is currently showing at Gallery North, 401 Main Street. The artist recreates many of the trails she has experienced on her journeys and the animals she has encountered along the way. She has work in several galleries and businesses throughout the state. Her work is published in the 2nd edition of the book, Artists of the West. See her work during the Edmonds Art Walk from 5-8pm.

New shows to see during the Edmonds Art Walk October 16

Cole Gallery, 107 5th. Avenue S., presents a new show titled “Paying Attention”  by  internationally-renowned impressionist Pam Ingalls. The artist reception, featuring champagne and refreshments, is 5-8pm during the Edmonds art walk October 16. The show runs through November 17.



“Transitions, ” featuring the work of Gallery North member, Joyce Donaldson, is showcased in a special reception for the artist during the Edmonds art walk on October 16. The gallery is located at 401 Main Street in Edmonds.

Very special artists showing at Artworks in Edmonds

artworksCurrently showing through September 30 at the Artworks Gallery, located at 201 2nd. Avenue S. in Edmonds, is a very special exhibit featuring the works of artists with disabilities. Some of their pieces will surprise you with their professionalism. Take a look at the show in the gallery or check it out online at   Shown: Sky, Wind, Air by Lupita Cano.

More openings on September 6

galnorthGallery North, 401 Main Street in Edmonds, opens “Infinite Realities” in a reception this afternoon from 1-4pm. Another reception will take place during the Edmonds Art Walk on September 18 from 5-8pm. The exhibit showcases digital art and photography by Anne Harlan Prather.



The Max Grover Gallery, 630 Water Street in Port Townsend,  welcomes newcomer Julie Read with 30 of her quirky, colorful paintings to it’s walls during September. The exhibit is titled First Big Show. "I mostly paint wild animal,." and runs through September 30.



simonOn view through September 29 at the Simon Mace Gallery, 236 Taylor Street in Port Townsend, is a show called “ Late Summer Soliloquy” featuring well-known northwest artist Alfred Currier. Currier  is noted for his  Skagit Valley landscapes as well as a few new ravens (back by popular demand) and even some boat yard plein-air paintings in honor of the Wooden Boat Festival. Also on view is work from Anne Schreivogl, who will also have some of her signature whimsical paintings with motifs of books, bicycles, cats, typewriters, sunflowers . . . essential elements to the joy of life. Additionally, the gallery introduces self-taught Portland wood carver, Stan Peterson. Peterson draws scenes from his regular urban walks or dreams, often using the mythic quality of animals or human-animal hybrids. All three artists will attend the opening during the Port Townsend Gallery Walk on September 6 from 6:30-8:30pm. Shown: Bottom Work by Alfred Currier.


Smith & Vallee Gallery,  5741 Gilkey Avenue in Edison, is showing  a unique exhibition of new work by local artists Kathleen Faulkner and Peter Belknap.  The show will run from September  6– September 28 with an opening reception Saturday, September 6 from 5-8 p.m. 

Edmonds Art Walk shows tonight from 5-8pm

Cole Gallery, located at 107 5th. Avenue S., is participating in the Edmonds Art Walk from 5-8pm with a reception for Kate Steiger’s “Beautiful Ruins.” Inspired by her travels to the ancient city of Pompeii and the archaeological treasures of Crete and Indochina, Steiger creates an intricate painterly surface that illuminates the designs of a weathered fresco, the patterns of a mosaic wall, the contours of a Grecian vase, and the foliage of forgotten gardens. The show is up through September 21.



galnorth“Beauty of the Northwest,” studio and plein air works, opens during the Edmonds Art Walk from 5-8pm at Gallery North, 401 Main Street. The gallery has been preparing for the annual celebration for several months. Now the display is up and the beauty of our region graces the front room of the gallery with images from downtown Seattle to Mount Rainier.

A selection of shows opening around the Sound August 9

10x10x10xTieton,” a  juried exhibition of art, craft, photo, video, sculpture, and more, takes place in a  great big warehouse at 608 Wisconsin Avenue in Tieton, and features almost 134 pieces of small art selected by 2014 juror Vicki Halper. This year’s show features work from The Yakima Valley, the Pacific Northwest, and all around the country. The show runs through October 11.



The “Castle” in Georgetown at 6420 Carleton Ave. in Seattle, opens from 6-9m with an exhibition featuring local and national artists. Amy Pleasant is one of the featured artists with a series of paintings depicting her family in transition when her husband was sent to Iraq.



coleCole Gallery, 107 5th. Avenue S. in Edmonds, presents a new show of small works by Michele Usibelli’s on view through August 31. The artist reception is from 6:30-8:30pm. Also, a painting demo by Joe MacKechnie is scheduled from 11am-1pm. Shown at the right: Bakery Bouchon by Michele Usibelli.



gal9Gallery 9, 60 First Street in Friday Harbor, opens from 4-7pm with a reception for Nancy Maron’s original acrylic paintings in a show called “Island Scenes.” One of the pieces in the show is at the left.



A group show is on view at Gallery Cygnus, 109 Commercial in La Conner, includes new work by Allen Moe and Maggie Wilder.  Also included are landscape photographs by Mary Randlett, bronze sculpture by Ed Nordin, and sculpture by Clayton James. The show continues through September 28.



mainframe“Northwest Lights” opens at the Mainframe, 3400 Harbor Ave SW #105, in a reception for the artists  from 6-9pm. The show features paintings by Kelly Johnston and Edna Crews and will  run through August 30.



waterWaterworks Gallery, 315 Argyle Avenue in Friday Harbor, invites all to a reception from 4-7pm for “PATTERNS.” The show features Tom Rierden’s paintings, Cathy Schoenberg’s paintings and Robin and John Gumaelius’ sculpture. Meet Tom, Cathy, Robin & John at the reception, and earn what inspires their works and enjoy a glass of Proseco.

Edmonds Art Walk July 17

coleCole Gallery, 107 5th. Avenue S., opens with a reception from 5-8pm with “Fresh off the Easel,” featuring Sandy Byers’ credit card paintings.  On view through August 15, the  paintings in the show are the result of an artist’s innovation when she left her brushes behind.  Meet Sandy and enjoy champagne and desserts at the reception. In addition, Andy Eccleshall will be providing
a painting demo from 5:30 – 8:00. Shown at the right: Stony Beach by Sandy Byers.



galnorth“Canvas and Camera,” featuring artists Delores Haugland and Spec Fulmer, is on view  at Gallery North, 401 Main Street in Edmonds, during the Edmonds Art Walk from 5-8pm. The two former Burnley School of Professional Art exhibit the different paths they took after graduation.