Gallery North opens “Small Works” exhibit

Artists’  Reception Sunday, March 5 1-4 p.m. Gallery North 401 Main St. Gallery North announces the opening today of its annual invitational show of small-sized artwork. Gallery North will host an Artists’ Reception and Awards Ceremony for its Small Works show this Sunday afternoon. Awards will be announced at 2 p.m. This highly anticipated exhibit provides…

Artfully Edmonds: ‘Enchanted April’ and garden shows herald a lovely spring

The Driftwood Players production, Enchanted April by Matthew Barber (now playing at Wade James Theatre), has enjoyed many adaptations since first being published as a novel by Elizabeth von Arnim. The storyline centers on four women – mismatched strangers – who escape their London lives hoping for a “geographic cure” to what ails each of…

Artfully Edmonds: Foreground/background – the forces of a community’s arts effort

Foreground, background: These two complementary forces bring art into being. Whether it’s the artist, complemented by the gallery owner; the singer, complemented by a studio; or an actor, supported by their director; volunteers of museums, playhouses and arts festivals, no foreground artist can reach star power success without curators, teachers, mentors, directors and volunteers. This…

Artfully Edmonds: ECA’s top drawer line-up, plus music and arts galore all week

The most exciting arts news this week is the announcement coming from Edmonds Center for the Arts (ECA) on its 2016-2017 season. Celebrating its 10th Anniversary, ECA gave last year’s season ticket-holders and ticket-pack subscribers a sneak peak as to what that line-up would be in an eBlast this week. Tickets for the 10th Anniversary…

Artfully Edmonds: Hiring Andy Eccleshall, plus museum, theater and music events

Artfully Edmonds caught the Facebook post this week of local muralist Andy Eccleshall alerting the community that he had finished what appears to be a rather expansive private commission. Of course, we thought you’d like to hear more about the newest addition to Eccleshall’s portfolio. You may be thinking – as I was – that…

Muralist completes ‘The Brothers’ on Papery Wall

Edmonds artist Andy Eccleshall completed his hidden treasure, “The Brothers,” on the Papery wall Sunday, the second of five Edmonds Mural Society murals to be painted on downtown walls this summer.  Sue Coccia’s “Heron” was completed earlier on the Housewares wall. “This mural was inspired by the breath-taking view we enjoy as that Olympic range…

Latest Edmonds mural taking shape on Papery wall

If you’re downtown Sunday, be sure to say hello to muralist Andy Eccleshall, who will be putting the finishing touches on “The Brothers” mural for the Edmonds Mural Society. The artwork is located on the Papery wall at 410 Main Street.

365 Things to Do in Edmonds: Murals that capture our city

Wayne Purser of 365 Things to Do in Edmonds recounts the Edmonds Mural Society’s efforts last summer to celebrate the beauty, history and people of Edmonds with artscapes throughout the city. Here, he talks with artist Andy Eccleshall about his Edmonds Steam Mills mural. Eccleshall is muralist, illustrator, painter, historian and entrepreneur who also serves…

‘Edmonds Mills 1883’ mural complete

On Sunday, Edmonds artist Andy Eccleshall put the finishing touches on the Edmonds Mural Society’s latest offering, “Edmonds Mills 1883,” on the All State building west wall, at Second Avenue and Main Street. The completed mural is pictured here, along with photos of work in progress on both Saturday and Sunday. Remember that the Edmonds…

‘Edmonds Mills 1883’: Day 2

Thanks to the Edmonds Mural Society for supplying these photos from Day 2 of work on “Edmonds Mills 1883,” being created on the west wall of the All State Building, 2nd Avenue and Main Street. More details on the project are here. Citizens are welcome to stop by and watch the work in progress. The…

Welcome to our new sponsor: artist Andy Eccleshall

My Edmonds News would like to welcome back as a sponsor Edmonds artist Andy Eccleshall, who is offering his limited edition giclee print 4th & Main in Edmonds Wa in the 1930s, as well as custom hand-painted murals through The Mural Works, Inc. In the Edmonds print, Eccleshall enlisted help from the Edmonds Museum to…

Two more homes added to Edmonds Register of Historic Places

The City of Edmonds and the Edmonds Historic Preservation Commission have announced that two more owner-occupied residences have been added to the Edmonds Register of Historic Places. These additions bring to 13 the number of designated places on the register, twelve of which have been added this year. The new additions to the Edmonds Register…

Shop local: Edmonds merchants share gift-giving ideas

  When it comes to variety, you can’t beat Edmonds for an incredible selection of gift ideas for the holidays. Whether your list includes the avid gardener, art aficionado, book lover, fitness enthusiast or that special tot eagerly awaiting St. Nick, you can find something for virtually everyone in our town, which, by the way,…

Edmonds artist releases print: ‘4th and Main in the 1930s’

As an artist with a keen interest in architecture and history, Edmonds’ own Andy Eccleshall has captured in watercolor our charming city’s unique downtown character, and he is now offering a limited edition print of that work — perfect for holiday giving — titled “4th & Main” Edmonds in the 1930s. “With help from the Edmonds…