Langley’s First Saturday Art Walk features a new round of artists exhibiting at many galleries, including featured artist Shai Steiner at Whidbey Art Gallery. This piece is called “Georgia.”

Langley’s First Saturday Art Walk features a new round of artists exhibiting at many galleries, including featured artist Shai Steiner at Whidbey Art Gallery. This piece is called “Georgia.”

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Whidbey Island’s October art events

Here October’s listing of art events occurring throughout Whidbey Island. For November, please send items by Oct. 24 to: pguthrie@soundpublishing.com

First Saturday Langley Art Walk is Saturday, 5-7 p.m., Oct. 6. The first Saturday of the month, between 5 and 7 p.m., each participating gallery in Langley opens its doors to showcase stunning works from local artists and regionally-produced art. Refreshments, music and special surprises are often on hand.

At the Whidbey Art Gallery, artist Shai Steiner and her new work in primary colors are featured. The gallery is also presenting its annual Crow Show. This features all things crow, in many forms, from paintings, photography, pottery, jewelry, fiber arts and more. Exhibits run through Oct. 31. Whidbey Art Gallery, 220 Second Street, Langley.

n The Museo Gallery is displaying a group show “Terrain: Exploring a Common Ground.” Twenty artists create different works evolving around the theme of terrain. Exhibit runs through Oct. 28. Museo is located at 215 First Street, Langley.

At the Rob Schouten Gallery, sculptor Dan Freeman expresses his fascination with different materials in the form of sculptures and objects juxtaposing natural and man-made elements. In his current show, Freeman has focused on indoor pieces combining welded steel, stone and wood. Exhibit runs Oct. 6 – 29. Rob Schouten Gallery, 101 Anthes Avenue, Langley.

The Penn Cove Gallery, artist appearance set for 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., Tuesday, Oct. 9. STILLFire pottery artist Carol Ann Bauer is artist of the month. Carol’s pottery springs from her love of classical form and is inspired by the beauty of water and nature. She’ll discuss her journey in the art of pottery making on Oct. 9. Penn Cove Gallery, 9 NW Front Street, Coupeville.

Second Saturday Greenbank Art Walk is 2 to 5 p.m., Saturday, Oct 13. Raven Rocks Gallery presents “The Art of Creating” through Oct. 31.

Whidbey Island Surface Design: This month at Oak Harbor Library, Whidbey Island Surface Design artists Mary Burks, Carys Hamer, Lorraine Kirker, Pat Morse and Diane Reardon exhibit mixed media and fiber art. Exhibit runs through Oct. 31.

Garry Oak Gallery event is 4-7 p.m., Friday, Oct. 26. Join Garry Oak Gallery in celebrating its 10th anniversary. Refreshments and music. Located at 830 SE Pioneer Way, Oak Harbor.

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