August 2016 Gallery Walk
The First Friday Artwalk is Friday, August 5 from 6 – 9 pm.
705 Commercial Ave., A.C.M.E. Creative Spaces
ACME Creative welcomes artist Ora Mae Petersen's exhibit: Flirting the Whirlpool. This evocative work looks into the Vortex as a potent human symbol in art & myth; as a warning sign of life being pulled away; and as an infinite pattern in Nature. The artwork includes paintings, textiles and sculpture.
704 Commercial Ave., Anacortes Oil & Vinegar Bar
We have the freshest Extra Virgin Olive Oil and Balsamic Vinegars that Skagit County has to offer. In addition, we have pasta, sauces, dips, salts, sugars, seasonings and an assortment of gift ideas. Artists featured currently are Cynthia Richardson with her impressionistic acrylics, Cynthia Recker with her recaptured wood pieces and Granma Pizza’s woodwork by Julie Evans.
620 Commercial Ave., Burton Jewelers
Burton Jewelers is celebrating Philip McCracken’s recent exhibit at the Whatcom County Museum, “Faith & The Seed”. The show is an appreciation of McCracken’s art and his life. Come see the collection for yourself.
611 R Ave., The Depot Art Center
The Anacortes Arts Commission presents, Artists Northwest featuring mixed media, photography, 3D, decorative art, and jewelry by local artists. The show is open August 5, 10 am - 9 pm, August 6, 10 am - 6 pm, and August 7, 10 am to 4 pm. All art will be for sale. Come support the local arts.
604 Commercial Ave., The Good Stuff Arts
Enjoy our NEW Artists, new works and a much larger gallery and art supplies space. Featuring art by Ebba Krarup, Fused Glass; Gus Gusanko, Drawings & Prints of Loki - Viking humor; Sue Raymond, Ceramic Critters; Cynthia Richardson, Acrylics; Suzanne Powers, Oils, Jacqueline DeGavia, Oils, Watercolors; and many more. It will be a celebration of ART!
505 O Ave., Anacortes Arts Festival
The Anacortes Arts Festival Arts at the Port in the Port Transit Shed includes 45 artists from around the country, juried by Barbara Shaiman, former Director of the Seattle Art Museum SAM Gallery. The work includes both 2D & 3D, encompassing a variety of mediums. Represented in the Allen Family Focus Gallery are artists Anne Schreivogl, Sue Roberts & Graham Schodda, with work relating to the theme “Levity”. Our K-12 youth art exhibit rounds out Arts at the Port. We will be open until 9 that evening, and will also have entertainment on our Port Stage - plus the Waterfront Pub on the Port dock open.
420 Commercial Ave., Scott Milo Gallery
Scott Milo Gallery presents an installation exhibition titled "Celestial Core Samples” by Lanny Bergner. Art pieces are made out of flame treated stainless steel mesh with aluminum and brass mesh inside the forms. Bergner will also have his flame painted tables and vessels. Also showing are acrylics by Dianna Shyne, photo encaustics by Kathy Hastings, color photographs by Randy Dana, oils by Donna Nevitt Radtke and a new selection of glass, sculptures and jewelry.
419 Commercial Ave., The Majestic Inn and Spa
The Majestic Inn and Spa features paintings by 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 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.
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. Zachary Wight feels incredibly lucky to live in a place that has an incredible focus on providing access to natural environment. The photos in Zachary's collection "The Fantasy of Forests" is directly inspired by his time spent in the Anacortes forest lands. Rakan Alduaij is a nationally recognized photographer for his scenic, landscape, and aerial perspectives. Rakan's mission is to create awe-inspiring works of art that showcase and enhance the beauty of the Pacific Northwest surroundings.