Journey Of Peace by Marcia Van Doren. (Photo provided by Raven Rocks Gallery)

Journey Of Peace by Marcia Van Doren. (Photo provided by Raven Rocks Gallery)

Art & About | Whidbey Island’s August art events

  • The ARTISTS OF SOUTH WHIDBEY are proud to present their 45th annual art show and sale Friday-Sunday, Aug. 2-4. The show features original paintings, prints and cards showcasing Whidbey Island and many other subjects. Over 25 Whidbey Island artists will be represented. A portion of sales will benefit WICA. Reception is 5-7 p.m. Friday, Aug. 2. Hours of the show are 10 a.m.–7 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 3, and 10 a.m.–4 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 4 . Free and open to the public. Located at 565 Camano Ave., Langley.
  • FIRST SATURDAY Langley Art Walk is 5-7 p.m, Saturday, Aug. 3. Galleries downtown on First and Second Street will host receptions and showcase local artists. Enjoy meeting the artists and watching some artists in action in Frick Lane next to the gallery. Bring friends and family and enjoy light refreshments. www.whidbeyartists.com
  • ROB SCHOUTEN GALLERY presents painter Kathleen Frugé Brown: Recent paintings, plein-air color and beauty. The show will run Aug. 3 – Sept. 3. Opening artist’s Reception is 5-7 p.m.. Saturday, Aug. 3, during Langley’s First Saturday Art Walk. Light refreshments will be served. Located at 101 Anthes Ave., Langley, at the corner of First and Anthes. Gallery hours: weekends 10 a.m.-6 p.m.; weekdays 11 a.m.-5 p.m.
  • WHIDBEY ART GALLERY’s featured artist for August is Moe Jerome, who is known for his rich dramatic oil paintings. Don’t miss guest artist Wendy Manula. Her style and creativity are as unique as her preferred canvases.
  • The 10th season of the ISLAND SHAKESPEARE FESTIVAL runs through Sept. 1 and is located at 5476 Maxwelton Road, Langley. At 6 p.m. on Aug. 1, catch the performance of “A Midsummer Night’s Dream.” Island Shakespeare Festival, 5476 Maxwelton Road, Langley. www.islandshakespearefest.org
  • SECOND SATURDAY ART WALK at Historic GREENBANK FARM is 2-5 p.m., Saturday, Aug. 10.
  • ARTWORKS GALLERY’s featured artists for August are Judith Burns and Marcy Johnson. Working in acrylic and mixed media, Burns titles her exhibit, “Around my Whidbey Garden.” Inspiration for many of her works comes from nature, but sometimes she also wanders into the abstract. Johnson is currently focused on handwoven alpaca throws, shawls and scarves. She has also created a line of hand-pounded, ethnic-inspired jewelry. Please join our artists for light treats and beverages at our SECOND SATURDAY RECEPTION, 2-5 p.m. Aug. 10. Artworks Gallery is located at Greenbank Farm.
  • Coupeville Arts and Crafts Festival Art Gallery CALL FOR ARTISTS, 11 a.m.-5pm, Aug. 3-5, Coupeville Recreation Hall. The festival is taking juried art gallery submissions.www.coupevillefestival.com
  • n The annual COUPEVILLE ARTS AND CRAFTS FESTIVAL will be 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 10, and 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 11, along the Coupeville historic waterfront. Enjoy arts and crafts, food, music and more. The art gallery reception will be 7 p.m. Friday, Aug. 9. www.coupevillefestival.com
  • WHIDBEY WORKING ARTISTS Summer Open Studio Tour will be 10-5 p.m. Aug. 24-25. Whidbey Working Artists is presented by the Whidbey Island Arts Council. www.whidbeyworkingartists.com
  • GARRY OAK GALLERY’s featured artist for August is Chris Cozine. Her art is characterized by vibrant colors and painterly texture. See painting demonstrations by Cozine at the gallery Aug. 2 and 17. Located at 830 SE Pioneer Way #101, Oak Harbor.
  • Relief printmaking artist Linnane Armstrong is PENN COVE GALLERY’S featured artist for August. Armstrong creates woodcut and linocut prints inspired by the dramatic landscapes and natural elements of her Whidbey Island home. Her colorful and monochrome images use value and pattern in ways that draw the viewer deep into the scene. Penn Cove Gallery, 9 NW Front Street, Coupeville
  • August at RAVEN ROCKS GALLERY will bring the display “Visitations,” new art from Marcia Van Doren, featuring owl paintings. Also featured will be cedar New Boho Poles by Tim and Tonah Potter. Open house will be on SECOND SATURDAY ART WALK, 2–5 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 10, at Greenbank Farm.
  • ISLAND COUNTY MUSEUM is proud to display Squaxin Button Blankets, 10 very unique button blankets, beautifully decorated by graduating senior classes at Shelton High School for the past 25 years. See the display through 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Aug. 29 at Island County Historical Society Museum in Coupeville at 908 NW Alexander St.
  • The WHIDBEY ISLAND STUDIO ART TOUR will be Saturday, Aug. 24. Take a free guided tour of six artists’ studios in Coupeville, Freeland and Langley, on Island Transit’s regularly scheduled bus. Please RSVP: call 360-678-9536 or email Travel@IslandTransit.org
Eastern Sunrise, acrylic painting by Judith Burns. (Photo provided by Artworks Gallery)

Eastern Sunrise, acrylic painting by Judith Burns. (Photo provided by Artworks Gallery)

Wings of Glory, acrylic egret painting by Judith Burns. (Photo provided by Artworks Gallery)

Wings of Glory, acrylic egret painting by Judith Burns. (Photo provided by Artworks Gallery)

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