Yes, arts lovers, you can get your fill of art in Edmonds this week. It all starts Thursday with the monnthly Edmonds Art Walk from 5-8 p.m. Rainbow spinners mark the path, and you can find a map here. Then on Friday, it’s the annual Edmonds Arts Festival, with juried shows, entertainment, food booths and more through Sunday at the Frances Anderson Center.
Here’s the schedule for the Third Thursday Art Walk:
– Latin music at Champions Real Estate
– Edmonds-Woodway Jazz Combo at Arts Now
– Mark Zylas piano at Fabric of Life
– Dick Kite’s flute at Semantics Gallery
-Oil paintings at Autumn’s Framing & Gallery
-Fused glass at Manya Vee Selects
-Watercolors at Aria Studio Gallery 6:30, 7:30 p.m.
Art by business:
Aria Studio Gallery: Watercolors, acrylics and oils by Joan E Archer; demos in watercolor; and inspiring photography by Leah K Goodwin.
ArtsNow Gallery – Edmonds Conference Center: The ArtsNow EDGE program students will exhibit their work — variety of mediums.
Autumn’s Framing & Gallery: Autumn’s new plein-air oil paintings from lovely spots around the Sound and figurative works.
Beige Blonde: Mary Freiburger’s jewelry has something for everyone, from funky larger pieces to the delicate and feminine.
Bellissimo Salon: Need some color on your walls? Sid Carden’s bold paintings are just the ticket!
Bluefish Designs: Impressionist scenes of Edmonds and Italy, captured in watercolor by Joel Patience.
C’est La Vie: Enjoy a view of some of Edmonds youngest talented artists in this display of watercolor paintings.
Champions Real Estate: Mark Hussein’s color photography convey the simplicity of place, time and mood.
Coldwell Banker Bain: Diverse wildlife photography by Mat Hayward taken throughout the African country of Tanzania.
Cole Gallery and Artist Supplies: Terrence Gasca’s paintings of nighttime city scenes, aglow with color and light.
Edmonds Bookshop: Celebrate Solstice with dramatic selections from Shakespeare’s “A Midsummer Night’s Dream” by dramatist Peter Kahle.
Edmonds Frame Design and Atelier: Nature Lovers commingle and enjoy “The Feathered Necklace!” fine art photography and video by Thomas Sawtell.
Edward Jones – 5th Ave: Serene and meditative works by Katherine Todd incorporate soft colors and wonderful textures.
Edward Jones – Main St: The years of hard work are evident in the precise works of local artist Bonnie Hodges.
Fabric of Life: Enjoy beautiful handcrafted quilts by the Pacific Northwest African American Quilt Art Association.
Gallery North: Japanese Arts and Crafts: woodcarving, pottery, paper folding, fabric cutting.
Garden Gear: Beautiful tree of enchantment in a hand-blown glass globe by Stephen Kitras. No two are alike.
Housewares: A fascination with people enjoying everyday life inspires the impressionist paintings of James Gerlitz.
Interiors of Edmonds: Come see the wonderful color and texture of Sharon Benton’s “quilt art.”
J Rankin Jewelers: Ablaze with freshness and color, Cat Macek’s brilliantly framed close-up portraits of flowers are mesmerizing.
Manya Vee Selects: New works in glass by Heidi VanderWerff including “woven” vases and plates, and the amazing Photo Arch.
mu shoe: It’s an encore appearance for fabulous Sparks Designs – funky fun and fabulous jewelry!
Olives Cafe & Wine Bar: Mixed media sculptures and works by the chef’s parents.
Ombu Salon: Visit Ombu Salon + Spa to see our original art from our local artist this month.
Red Twig: Enjoy Lise Baadh’s vibrant and colorful mixed media flowers, still lifes and a few cows.
Reliable Floor Coverings: The vivid colors and textures of nature are brought into bold relief in the photographs of David McCrae.
Resident Cheesemonger: Be delighted by Judith Heim’s “Whimsical Creatures and Summer Fantasies,” her new collection of mixed media works.
Rick Steves’ Europe: Color photographs by Heather Locke of England, France and Italy.
Running In Motion: Ruth Moen takes colorful, handpainted wooden furniture castoffs and turns them into art. And Helma Welles ceramic pieces.
Semantics Gallery: Graphite drawings exploring the intersection of personal and collective mythology by Nan Weed.
Soma Salon: Kitty Okamoto’s watercolor paintings reflecting the natural beauty of Pacific Northwest landscape.