Work to continue on Edmonds murals 4 and 5 this weekend

The weather will be beautiful as work continues this weekend on Edmonds Mural Society murals 4 and 5. In keeping with this summer’s theme of Hidden Treasures of Edmonds, focusing on the region’s natural beauty, the final two murals both feature our marine and marina. Mural 4 features our underwater marine sanctuary, with divers enjoying…

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.

Edmonds Mural Society offering Picasso-level memberships

The Edmonds Mural Society has a special offer for those interested supporting the stunning murals that are becoming part of the artistic landscape in downtown Edmonds. For as a little as $100, you can become become a Picasso Member and enjoy a private walking tour with the muralists at summer’s end — followed by a…

Support new murals by attending Edmonds Mural Society Gala March 26

The Edmonds Mural Society last week announced the five winning murals to be painted on the walls of downtown Edmonds buildings between July 4 and Sept. 15. Now comes the important part: Covering the expenses related to the murals, including artists’ royalty fees and materials (paint and any needed equipment.) You can support this effort…

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…

Giving Hyperlocal: Edmonds charities that could use your help

While we have been encouraging people to “Shop Hyperlocal” and support our local businesses, we haven’t lost sight of the fact that this is the season of giving. So we’ve compiled a list of ways that you can “Give Hyperlocal” — with a focus on those organizations that give so much to our community, and…

Mural No. 5 installed Saturday on side of Edmonds Bookshop

After a few weather delays, the Edmonds Mural Society on Saturday installed its fifth and final mural of the season — Tracy Fraker’s diptych mural Sun/Rise, Moon/Rise — on the side of Edmonds Bookshop just south of the Edmonds fountain.

Fifth Edmonds Mural set to go up this weekend

“When I painted these, my backyard overlooked the Puget Sound,” muralist Tracy Kay Fraker commented, “just off the ridge of Maplewood Drive in Edmonds. My favorite part of the view there was the sky.” Fraker’s diptych mural Sun/Rise, Moon/Rise is being mounted this weekend, weather permitting, on the side of Edmonds Bookshop in downtown Edmonds….

Edmonds Mural Society seeking submissions for 2011

The Edmonds Mural Society is calling all painters or muralists to submit mural concepts for next summer. The Mural Society is planning to raise five new murals in the summer of 2011.  The theme of next season’s murals, chosen by Mural Society members, is the natural beauty of Hidden Treasures. Submissions must be received postmarked…

Edmonds Mural No. 4 complete!

Thanks to the Edmonds Mural Society for supplying photos that capture the installation of their newest mural, “An Evening In Edmonds.” The mural, located on the Sound Styles building near 5th and Main, is a companion piece, designed by Edmonds muralist Pat Brier, to the society’s first mural raised last fall “A Day In Edmonds”:

Edmonds Mural No. 4 set to be installed on Saturday

Weather permitting, Edmonds muralist Pat Brier’s latest work, “An Evening in Edmonds,” is scheduled to be installed this Saturday next to her original work, “A Day in Edmonds,” located on the south side of the Sound Styles clothing boutique in downtown Edmonds. Rather than being painted on the wall — the technique used for the…

‘Evening in Edmonds’ now complete at Very Taki Tiki

Mural No. 3 from the Edmonds Mural Society is officially complete. Cheryl Waale’s work can be viewed on the side of the Very Taki Tiki Bar located just east of the fountain at 5th Avenue and Main Street downtown. For more information on the Edmonds Mural Society, which is supported entirely by member donations, visit…

Historical figures an integral part of just-completed ‘Evolving Edmonds’

Calling it “the tallest mural I’ve ever done,” Edmonds muralist Greg Hartman has completed the Edmonds Mural Society’s newest mural, “Evolving Edmonds,” a montage of historical Edmonds images, painted on the side of the Comstock Jewelers building downtown. “It was a bit intense, but the people at the Mural Society were really nice to work…

‘An Edmonds Kind of Eve’ taking shape

Mural number 3 from the Edmonds Mural Society, “An Edmonds Kind of Eve,” is making an appearance on the wall at Very Taki Tiki Bar and Grill just east of the fountain at Fifth Avenue and Main Street. These photos were taken Friday.

Edmonds Mural, morning of Day 3

Manya Vee of the Edmonds Mural Society provided this photo of the “Evolving Edmonds” mural at 411 Main St. as of Sunday morning. Muralist Greg Hartman “works into the evening hours on this to enjoy the cooler temperatures which don’t dry out the paint so fast, as well as don’t hurt his eyes with the…