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Here's what's happening in the Whidbey Island arts scene.

  • Tuesday, November 3, 2015 6:02pm
  • Life

Camille Brighten will exhibit her vivid watercolor and acrylic paintings at the OAK HARBOR LIBRARY in November. Call 360-675-5115 for more information.

PENN COVE GALLERY welcomes artist Lisbeth Cort. Penn Cove Gallery is adding the contemporary watercolor artwork of Lisbeth Cort to its representation of local talent. Cort’s paintings are distinguished by a lively mix of patterns, saturated colors and rich details. She combines watercolor, wax pastels, gouache and ink to present her subjects in joyful and lively ways. Whidbey Island’s abundant farms, markets, roadside flower stands, local food and beaches all provide rich local subject matter for her work. Her award-winning work has been featured in juried and solo shows and galleries across the island. Visit

Artists Marie Thornton and Arlene Love Dieckhoff will attend the GARRY OAK GALLERY from 10:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Nov. 4 and 5.


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