ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT | Pastels, Earth elements and pinball

The PACIFIC NORTHWEST ART SCHOOL in Coupeville is holding its annual open house at 6 p.m., Friday, March 17. It will be a festive evening of touring the art school and seeing its newly refreshed Members Gallery. There also will be live music and refreshments. The art school is located at 15 NW Birch St.

UUCWI ART GALLERY presents “Soft Impressions – Portraits in Pastel & Pencil,” during March and April in the gallery’s foyer, 20103 State Highway 525. The exhibit features the portrait paintings of Lisbeth Harrjemonths.

Greenbank Farm’s WHIDBEY PIES & CAFE is displaying Cheryl L. Weisz’s mouth-watering, “The Sweet Taste of “Home” watercolor paintings of “pie slices.” The paintings displayed are available for purchase to raise funds in support of the South Whidbey Homeless Coalition.

MATZKE FINE ART GALLERY AND SCULPTURE PARK presents “Earth Elements” through April 16 at 2345 Blanche Way, Camano Island. The show features Asian-influenced contemporary crafts, paintings and Shibori wearables. The gallery will host an opening party at 5 p.m. March 11.

Artist Louie Rochon will display new paintings at a MUSEO show opening March 11 at 215 1st St. in Langley. The show’s theme is “Pinball” to help promote Tim Leonard’s new arcade on 2nd street. Museo is open from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Thursday-Monday.

ARTWORKS GALLERY March theme will be “Blowing in the Wind.” Artworks Gallery is open 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. weekdays except Tuesday and 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. weekends on Greenbank farm. Visit www.artworkswhidbey.com for more information.

BRACKENWOOD FINE ARTS GALLERY is open from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. every day except Tuesday and Wednesday at 302 First Street, Langley. Visit www.brackenwoodgallery.com or call 360-221-2978 for more information.

RAVEN ROCKS GALLERY presents “Fibers Full and Fine” show through April 4 at 765 Wonn Road C-101 in Greenbank. The show features tapestries and needlepoints by Windwalker Taibi. Visit www.ravenrocksgallery.com for more information and gallery hours.

ROB SCHOUTEN GALLERY presents its March show, “Surrounded by Water,” showcasing paintings by artist and bird author Frances Wood though March 27 at 765 Wonn Road, #C-103 at the Historic Greenbank Farm. Call 360-222-3070 or email info@robschoutengallery.com for more information.

WHIDBEY ART GALLERY is open from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. every day at 220 2nd St., Langley. Visit www.whidbeyartists.com or call 360-221-7675 for more information.

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