Fanciful Thoughts

Gallery North is pleased to present “Fanciful Thoughts” paintings by Leah Rene Welch, she is a self- taught artist and has been painting professionally for ten years, predominantly in oils. Welch is inspired by the varied dramatic and subtle beauty of her native Northwest. This presentation in shades of blues and greens is meant to…

Wood, Paper, Metal

Gallery North announces our June Featured Artist Exhibit: “Wood, Paper, Metal” featuring Naomi Schneider, Sachi Tanimoto, and Anne-Lise Deering Naomi Schneider started woodcarving in 1982, when she began taking private classes in Japan. She began teaching woodcarving in 1984. She has produced many styles in this art, including kibori, a picture inscribed on wood, sometimes…

Artfully Edmonds: Just-days-away autumn in Edmonds foretells arts events that sizzle

Thursday evening’s Art Walk Edmonds will allow art gallery enthusiasts an opportunity to experience that soft chill in the air that foretells so many exciting autumn traditions and art events that Edmonds residents look forward to. Over the coming months there will be galas, the recognition of one more year being added to the legacies…

Local art gallery announces ‘Beauty of the Northwest’ winners

On Saturday, Sept. 9, Gallery North (401 Main St.) held an Artists’ Reception and awards ceremony for its 8th annual juried invitational Beauty of the Northwest Exhibit. The 2017 show is comprised of 63 pieces of original artwork created by 45 Northwest artists. Gallery North offers artworks by many high-caliber professional artists from the Edmonds…

Artfully Edmonds: Summer fun for arts and events lovers

This week’s Artfully Edmonds’ theme is “summer fun” – whether it’s experiencing the joys of children’s theatre, the happiness derived from being among those gathered outdoors in Edmonds’ plazas and parks for music, participating in a seashore sand sculpting contest, or the thrill of learning something new – like ballroom dancing. As is our tradition…

‘Beauty of the Northwest’ call to artists goes out from Gallery North

  Registration is now open for Gallery North’s eighth annual invitational Beauty of the Northwest Show. This eagerly anticipated art exhibit will be on display from Sept. 1-30. Last year’s exhibit featured the work of 45 artists. Gallery North (401 Main St.) invites artists to enter their paintings or drawings depicting scenes or subjects representing the…

Artfully Edmonds: Actors, a main stage, and a festival focused on art + food + fun await

Throughout Edmonds this upcoming week, we will experience a virtual extravaganza of visual and performing arts events that include Thursday’s Art Walk, the weekend’s celebration of the 60th Anniversary of Edmonds Arts Festival; ART Market at ArtWorks; and both playhouses’ lavishly produced stage productions. Artfully Edmonds and My Edmonds News bring you click-to-the-box office capability,…

Artfully Edmonds: Drum roll begins for Edmonds Arts Festival, June 16-18

If you are feeling a buzz in the air around Frances Anderson Center, it’s without a doubt the excitement building over this month’s Edmonds Arts Festival. With our fair city growing in recognition for its dedication to all arts forms, Edmonds is fast becoming host to sculptors, actors, authors, painters – and audiences – who…

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…

Cascadia Art Museum gala sold out, ribbon cutting Saturday

Updated at 8 AM Wednesday. Cascadia Art Museum’s gala Thursday, Sept. 10 in Edmonds’ Salish Crossing is now sold out. All are invited to the museum ribbon cutting at 9:45 a.m. Saturday. You can learn more online at Cascadia Art Museum.

Local artist Angela Bandurka wins international competition

Local artist Angela Bandurka received news recently that she won Best in Show at the Fifth Annual International Association of Acrylic Painter’s (ISAP) Signature Member’s Show for her painting, “Insomniac.” “Insomniac” is a nod to the artist’s late-night bursts of creativity, depicting a mug of coffee, pastry, and a book with reading glasses. Bandurka, who…