Local photographers spread their wings leading up to Bird Fest

Photo by Bill Anderson, courtesy of pugetsoundbirdfest.org.
Photo by Bill Anderson, courtesy of pugetsoundbirdfest.org.

Birds are the subject of several shows around Edmonds during the month leading up to Puget Sound Bird Fest, which takes place Sept. 5-7.

The Frances Anderson Center and the Edmonds Library both have exhibits by local photographers that will run through Sept.12. The photos showcase a variety of birds and their habitats in and around Edmonds, including the Edmonds Marsh and waterfront.

The following photographers’ work is included : Bill Anderson, Terry Olmsted, Ken Pickle, Michael McAuliffe, Craig Smith, Debbie Lynn Chally, Dan Palmer, Leroy Van Hee, and Douglas Chewning. The following bird art shows will run through Sept. 7. All of these venues will also be featuring their artist for the August Third Thursday Art Walk:
Walnut Cafe- Betty Udesen, Josey Wise
ARTspot- Leigh Gardner
Cline Jewelers- Mona Fairbanks
Ombu- Kim Brayman
Rogue- Mary Peterson, Nadine Smith

The public is invited to view all of the art and photography and then attend Bird Fest to see and learn more about our local birdlife. For more details about the festival, go to www.pugetsoundbirdfest.org.


  1. Karen ulvested is an amazing photograph of birds and offers workshops here and in Oregon. So,sorry tat she will not have work displayed. Hope she will again at the art walk.


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