The October Gallery Walk is Friday, October 3, 2014, from 6 – 9 pm.
711 Commercial Ave., Anne Martin McCool Gallery
Anne Martin McCool Gallery opens “Autumn Colors” with work by gallery artists: Anne Martin McCool, Debbie Aldrich, Carole Cunningham, George Way, Cathy Schoenberg, Tracy Powell and more!
705 Commercial Ave., Gallery KP
KP Studios will be presenting photograph work by Lisa & Peter Kuhnlein, as well as, performances by the new Fidalgo Dance Works Performing Company at 6:30pm and 7:30pm.
705 Commercial Ave., Classic Style and Company
Sweater season is here! Come in and try on a beautiful handmade sweater designed and made on site by owner, Lori Maul. You will also find a new line of silk scarves by artists such as Van Gogh, Klimt, Gauguin, Monet, and Picasso, as well as, locally made nuno and hand painted scarves.
620 Commercial Ave., Burton Jewelers
Burton Jewelers continues its show with the intriguing oil paintings by Max Benjamin, of Guemes Island, together with the interesting collaborative glass art by Steve Klein.
420 Commercial Ave., Scott Milo Gallery
The gallery presents new fall still life color photographs by Randy Dana, watercolors by Cindy Briggs and Theresa Goesling, oils by Ramona Hammerly and Don de Llamas. We will also show a new line of handmade jewelry by Theresa Goesling.
419 Commercial Ave., The Majestic Inn and Spa
The Majestic is proud to show works of Maggi Mason, who will inspire you with her colorful pieces. As an artist in oils and mixed media, Maggi draws her inspiration from books she’s read, music and legends, and from her personal experiences living and traveling in many different countries such as Europe, Scandinavia, the Far East and here in America. Most of her work consists of images from her imagination, and others from memories of people and landscapes which touched her in some way.
419 Commercial Ave., Apothecary Spa (2nd Floor Majestic Inn)
The Apothecary Spa is proud to feature Chad Houtz as our October artist. Chad has traveled around the world and finds inspiration for his art everywhere he goes. These oil paintings are vibrant with color and texture. Stop in on Art Walk or anytime for a tour!
314 Commercial Ave., H2O
H2O joins the artwalk with ceramics by Jennifer Yates, handcrafted jewelry by Heather Thompson, bird’s nests made of repurposed materials by Lisa Rhoades and bohemian vibe jewelry by Paloma Mayo.
611 R Ave., Gallery at the Depot
Gallery at The Depot presents “Pretty in Pink”, In Honor of Breast Cancer, featuring the Divas, Anne Martin McCool, Margaret Carpenter Arnett, Models by Ryan Chanel Hair Salon, jewelry artists, fiber artists, and chocolates by Trish. Join the Anacortes Arts Commission as we honor Breast Cancer and Island Hospitals Art Therapy Program for Cancer patients. This show will be open on Friday, Oct. 3 from 6-9 pm and on Saturday, Oct. 4th starting at 11:00 am, during the Anacortes Farmers Market, we will raise money for Island Hospital's Art Therapy Program with a Paint-A-Thon and Mini Auction.
The Gallery Walk is Friday, November 7 from 6 – 9 pm.
Anne Martin McCool Gallery opens a new show with abstract paintings by Skagit Valley Artist, Peter Belknap and work by gallery artists: Anne Martin McCool, Debbie Aldrich, Carole Cunningham, George Way, Cathy Schoenberg, Tracy Powell and more!
705 Commercial Ave., Gallery KPKP Studios will be presenting photographic work by students of Photography II at Anacortes High School.
Burton Jewelers will feature host an 85th Birthday Celebration for featured artists Max Benjamin (Nov. 11) and Douglas Burton (Nov. 12). Join us for champagne, hors d'oeuvres, and birthday cake! Also featured are new jewelry designs by Doug Burton and a new collection of designs that are a collaboration between Ora (Cunningham) Peterson and Philip Burton.
The gallery presents Northwest acrylics by Dianna Shyne of Camano Island. Also showing are oils by James Moore, acrylics by Larry Heald, landscape pastels by Barbara Benedetti Newton and abstract oils by Mira Kamada. We will also have lots of new jewelry and glass work by regional artists.
The Majestic is proud to show acrylics by Terry MacDonald. MacDonald says, "Often I turn to birds and animals for their quirky expressions, lively activity and free-spirited attitudes. Flowers are another favorite. More and more I find myself reaching inside and letting out expression through bursts of color, lines and marks in a more abstract style."
The Apothecary Spa is proud to feature Birgit LaFace as our November artist. As a child growing up in Sweden, she has always enjoyed drawing and painting. Her paintings reflect her love of the outdoors. "My wish is to express all that beauty through my art and to convey the feeling I had when I experienced that certain moment in a special place." Please join us on Art Walk or stop by any time for a tour!
Anacortes Arts Commission presents The Salish Sea Plein Air Painters. The Theme includes Homes, Boats, and Views from Fidalgo Island. Open First Friday Artwalk, November 7 from 6-9 pm and Saturday, November 8 from 10 am - 2:00 pm.
On the first weekend of each month from July-December, Skagit Valley Art Escape invites out-of-area visitors to spend the weekend experiencing free art activities in the Skagit Valley communities of Anacortes, Edison, and La Conner, including gallery art walks, music performances, and artist demonstrations, from painting to glass blowing to stitching.
Skagit Valley Art Escape is a fun, social, and creative excursion to the best of art and music of the Skagit Valley. With great restaurants, bars, galleries, and places to stay, the weekend provides many opportunities to get lost in the character of three waterfront art districts.
Anacortes Art Walk on First Fridays from 6-9pm. Edison and La Conner Art Walks are on First Saturdays from 5-8pm.