The Gallery Walk is Friday, August 7 from 6 – 9 pm, in conjunction with the opening night of the Anacortes Arts Festival.
Classic Style and Company is featuring fiber artist, Gayle Johnson, this month. From LaConner, Gayle designs and makes beautiful one-of-a-kind handbags using high-end fabrics and perfect detailing. Come see her bags and other new handmade items at our new location.
Burton Jewelers opens a new art show called “Inspired by Nature” featuring famed Northwest artist Philip McCracken, showing his graphic works; young phenomenal wood sculptor Peregrine O’Gormley, featuring his masterful carving of native wood into animal forms; and new sculptured gemstone jewelry by Douglas Burton. Libations will be served.
Scott Milo Gallery welcomes back Kathy Hastings with a new collection of photo encaustic work, including the popular nautical and bird pieces. Also showing are oils by Gerald Baron, photographs by David Lucas, acrylics by Cynthia Richards, photographs by Randy Dana and hanging fused glass work by Robin Larson.
The Majestic Inn & Spa will be displaying work from artist Lyn Linder. During her years of custom design work, Lyn developed her unique style as an interior designer, combining light, shadow and color to bring an emotional connection to each room. She has carried that style into her artwork as she has emerged as a painter worth watching. The artist creates in an impressionistic style that conveys the simple beauty found all around us in the Northwest. In her work, everyday objects and scenes become inspiration for the viewer’s imagination.
The Apothecary Spa is showing a variety of work by regional artists.
We have Multi Media Jewelry Artist- Melinda Barnett, Heather Thompson-"Made By a Lefty Jewelry" and "Feather Bed Designs" of Lisa Rhoades.
Anacortes Arts Commission presents Poetry and Art at the Depot, August 7-9, featuring Skagit Artists. Join Skagit Artists Together and local poets, Judy Kleinberg, Nancy Pagh, Brian Strickland and more, during the weekend of the Anacortes Arts Festival. Friday, August 7th, Noon to 9:00 pm, Saturday, August 8th, 9:00 am - 6:00 pm and Sunday, August 9th, 10:00 am - 5:00 pm. The Depot is located at 611 R Ave, just two short blocks off of Commercial Ave.
The Anacortes Arts Festival Arts at the Port exhibition includes three distinct shows. The Juried Exhibition features the work of 40 artists selected by Stefano Catalani, the Curator for the Bellevue Art Museum. The Allen Family Focus Gallery is four regional artists invited by the Festival Fine Art Committee, and the Youth Art Exhibit includes K-12 artwork coordinated by the Museum of Northwest Art. Housed at the Port warehouse, this show includes painting, photography, ceramic, fiber, glass, video, sculpture and installations.
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.