The April Gallery Walk is Friday, April 3 from 6 – 9 pm.
711 Commercial Ave., Anne Martin McCool Gallery
McCool Gallery is featuring local artists Diane and Art Learmonth. Wood wall pieces and furniture by Art and Fiber pieces by Diane. Art will display new pieces with Celtic Knot designs as well as wall sculptures using burls and exotic woods. Diane will show small felted fiber works with a seacoast theme as well as a collection of felted, beaded and adorned "Spirit Dolls". The gallery will also celebrate spring with colorful floral oil paintings by Cathy Schoenberg and bright acrylics by Anne Martin McCool.
620 Commercial Ave., Burton Jewelers
Gallery at Burtons is showing the paintings of Linda Henley, watercolors of Northwest wildflowers in the style of botanical illustrations. Also featured will be a special collection of Lundberg art glass in floral themes. Bob Anderson, the new goldsmith, has a beautiful line of flower earrings and pendants that will be introduced in both silver and gold. There will also be new jewelry designs from the collaboration of artist Ora Peterson and Philip Burton, with constellation and celestial themes. Refreshments will be served.
420 Commercial Ave., Scott Milo Gallery
Scott Milo Gallery presents a new collection of oils by Keith Sorenson. Sorenson is working in a series of landscapes with colorful trees in his style of “rain and reflection”. Also showing are oils by Sandy Byers, acrylics by Dianna Shyne and Christine Camilleri and abstract oils by Don deLlamas and quilts by the Fidalgo Island Quilters.
419 Commercial Ave., The Majestic Inn and Spa
The Majestic is proud to feature art from Tom Krowl. Tom was born and raised in New York City. Although he has had no formal training, Tom discovered a love for the arts at a young age and is self-taught. Tom joined the Navy in the 60’s and is a retired Vietnam veteran. He and his wife retired in Washington State. Tom loves creating oil paintings and has many ideas inspired by all of the places he has lived and seen over the years. Tom also restores paintings, including the enormous “Lady in the Woods” piece at The Majestic which originated in 1889 from Manchester, England. He has several other pieces of work around Skagit Valley and we are honored to be hosting his work here at The Majestic
419 Commercial Ave., Apothecary Spa (2nd floor of Majestic)
The Apothecary Spa is proud to participate in Quilt Walk this April. Come on in to the spa to check out these beautiful pieces of textural art. Each one tells its own story. The spa halls and sanctuary will be open Friday for lovers of this fine craft or stop in anytime for a tour!
314 Commercial Ave., H2O
H2O hosts artists Melinda Barnett with feather designs, Melanie Huckins-Maletta with multi-media jewelry and Lisa Rhoades with feather bed designs.
The Gallery Walk is Friday, May 1 from 6 – 9 pm.
1005 8th Street, Industrious Industries
Industrious Industries presents a collection of original film photography by Desi Valdez.
705 Commercial Ave., Classic Style & Co.
Classic Style & Company is pleased to present the lace work of Emma McNeil. As a self-taught lace knitter, Emma works with fine natural fiber lace yarns, many hand-dyed and sourced directly from the artisan. Her pieces are works of art and not to be missed.
“Welcome to Spring” is a new show of prints and originals by Anne Martin McCool and other gallery artists.
Gallery at Burtons is showing the paintings of Linda Henley, watercolors of Northwest wildflowers in the style of botanical illustrations. Also featured will be a special collection of Lundberg art glass in floral themes. Introducing Philip’s wife, Holly Burton, as a full time employee at the store. Please stop in and meet her! Refreshments will be served.
420 Commercial Ave., Scott Milo Gallery
Scott Milo Gallery presents new pastels and oils by Amanda Houston. Houston brings a collection of landscapes, waterscapes and bird pieces in her tranquil, yet vibrant NW style. Also showing are acrylics by Jennifer Bowman, still life color photographs by Randy Dana, colorful floral monoprints by Marie Powell and impressionistic paintings by Donna Nevitt Radtke.
The Majestic is proud to feature paintings by local artist, Pat Sayer. Pat started painting in the early seventies – at first watercolors and then acrylics, which she favors now. For many years Pat painted mostly florals and landscapes and gradually grew into some abstract work. She loves all kinds of subjects and styles. The key to it all is color, composition and light.
The Apothecary Spa is proud to feature a mother - daughter show for our May artist. Becky Bragg fine art and Karla DeCamp Photography. Becky has painted off and on for years and is most enthused by the beauty and grandeur of nature - particularly of the northwest and the Hawaiian Islands. She paint in oils in an impressionistic style. Karla has a lifelong passion for photography. She will be sharing with us her collection of stunning snapshots from across our gorgeous state
611 R Ave. The Depot Gallery
The Depot Gallery presents the sale of the remaining works of art from the Estate of Jan Conklin of Anacortes. Conklin’s work consists of work done in pastel, featuring landscapes, florals, portraits and nudes from over 50 years of work. 100% of the proceeds from sales will be donated to the Merle Cancer Care Center at Island Hospital.
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.