September 2016 Gallery Walk
The First Friday Artwalk is Friday, September 2 from 6 – 9 pm.
705 Commercial Ave., A.C.M.E. Creative Spaces
ACME Creative’s exhibit titled Art through the Generations includes WPA artist Ida Abelman and her son, Anacortes local, Fred Abelman. Ida Abelman was a WPA/Federal Art Project artist whose work depicted scenes of NYC during the Great Depression. Fred Abelman, influenced by his creative upbringing, is an abstract artist working primarily in wood.
620 Commercial Ave., Burton Jewelers
Burton Jewelers invites you to view the continuing show of Philip McCracken, renown Northwest sculptor and painter. Many of the works were just shown in the Whatcom Museum show of his work last spring. Additionally, we will be featuring a collection of American sapphires, September’s birthstone, which come in all colors of the rainbow. Join us for hors d’oeuvres and refreshments during the art walk.
604 Commercial Ave., The Good Stuff Arts
Presenting “The Colors of a NW Fall”. Bold, bright, awesome artworks in a variety of sizes and artistic styles. New art works and new artists include: Terry MacDonald, Acrylics on Canvas, Giclee prints; Peggy Hunnicutt, Acrylics; Randy Emmons, Watercolors, Giclee prints; Suzanne Powers, Oils with a Water Theme; Susan Raymond, Ceramic Critters; Cynthia Richardson, Acrylics; Annette Tamm, Glass., and more. Something for everyone: whimsical to impressionistic to naturalistic; jewelry to gifts.
1005 6th St, Native Springs
Native Springs welcomes world traveler and photographer, Bre Urness-Straight in the sharing of her adventures with photos on canvas. The show highlights her travels through the lens of nature and the love of the journey. Come have a glass of wine and join us in celebrating her showing!
420 Commercial Ave., Scott Milo Gallery
Scott Milo Gallery presents a new collection of oil paintings with clouds and mist by Dederick Ward. Also showing encaustic paintings by Marilee Holm, pastels by Janice Wall, watercolors by Peggy Woods, oil paintings by Anne Martin McCool and a new selection of glass, sculptures and jewelry.
419 Commercial Ave., The Majestic Inn and Spa
Featuring Caroline Garland, an award winning artist of Washington and Alaska, creating works in oil, acrylic, and pastel that reflect her appreciation of the beauty of the landscape. She pushes the limits of style to show old subjects in a new light. Her works are evocative and energizing. Although largely self-taught, she has studied with master pastel artist Bill McEnroe, painters Roz Farbush, Patti Raab, and Mike Svob.
404 Commercial Ave., PDA Marketing Group
PDA Marketing Group welcomes local photography artists Zachary Wight and Rakan Alduaij featuring musical guests TJ Fantini and Friends as they celebrate The Colors of Nature. The photos in Zachary's collection "The Fantasy of Forests" is directly inspired by his time spent in the Anacortes forest lands. Rakan's mission is to create awe-inspiring works of art that showcase and enhance the beauty of the Pacific Northwest surroundings.