Early Winter Marsh. Fused glass landscape by Steph Mader. (Photo provided by Rob Schouten Gallery)

Early Winter Marsh. Fused glass landscape by Steph Mader. (Photo provided by Rob Schouten Gallery)

Art & About | Whidbey Island’s July art events

• SECOND SATURDAY ART WALK at Historic GREENBANK FARM is 2-5 p.m., Saturday, July 13.

• ARTWORKS GALLERY featured artists for July are wood wall artist Jaclyn Miller and mixed media artist Nancy Frances. Meet the artists and enjoy light treats and beverages at the Greenbank Farm’s Second Saturday Reception. Artworks Gallery is located at Greenbank Farm and open daily.

• Take a trip to Maui with island artist Tina Christiansen at the OAK HARBOR LIBRARY. Her paintings of Hawaiian sea life are on display the month of July.

• GARRY OAK GALLERY presents Tina Christiansen, Silk Scarves and Paintings. Christiansen is a painter of watercolors and acrylic works of fine art. Garry Oak Gallery will be open July 18, 4-7 p.m. for “Third Thursday in Downtown Oak Harbor,” showcasing summertime fun-inspired art. The newly established Third Thursday will be a late night once every three months.

• The featured artist in OAK HARBOR CITY HALL for July-August is Rainy Lindell. Lindell is a self-taught artist born in Idaho who moved to Coupeville in 1994 and whose paintings are also on display at PENN COVE GALLERY.

• PENN COVE GALLERY welcomes photographer David Sharpe and painter and drawer Annette Hanna as new member artists.

• The new exhibit, “Chalk and Clay” will be at UUCWI ART GALLERY for the months of July and August, showcasing the works of local pastel artist Susan Jensen and potter Cara Jung. Jensen is a self-taught artist with a passion for pure color and a talent for capturing the personality of her many animal subjects. Jung is a recent transplant to Whidbey Island, with a history in production pottery and an MFA in ceramics. The gallery is within the UUCWI building, 20103 Highway 525, Freeland.

• ROB SCHOUTEN GALLERY presents Steph Mader, whose work in fused glass landscapes layers beauty in 3D. Light refreshments will be served. Every piece Mader creaties is crafted layer by layer from tiny particles of powdered glass. She carefully constructs her images to catch the light and bring out the brilliant colors of the glass. Most of her works will have from five to 10 layers by the time they are done. Through July at 101 Anthes Ave., Langley.

• Whidbey Island Surface Design Artists’ 2019 Show & Sale will be at FRONT ROOM GALLERY at Bayview Cash store in Langley July 4-14.

• RAVEN ROCKS presents: “Tales of Smoke & Fire: Naked Raku” by Susan Gunderson July 1-31, with a open house on Second Saturday, July 13, 2019, from 2-5 p.m.

• WHIDBEY ART GALLERY’s featured artist for July is Janet King, an award winning mixed media felt artist. She creates dimensional wall art, sculptural and abstract vessels and flowing wearable pieces. The gallery’s guest artist is Ivan Neaigus, who integrates painting and sculpture. His paintings began with the construction of three sculptures made of cedar, fir and hemlock branches. Located at 220 Second St., Langley.

• MUSEO will feature painter Michael Dickter, painter and charcoal artist Kris Ekstrand and ceramic artist Brian O’Neill. Dickter depicts colorful paintings of birds in motion, exploring nature and geometry. Ekstrand depicts bird nests in several mediums. O’Neill’s ceramics are elegant and powerful. Located at 215 First St., Langley.

• The 10th season of the ISLAND SHAKESPEARE FESTIVAL runs July 12-Sept. 1 and is located at 5476 Maxwelton Road, Langley. www.islandshakespearefest.org

Origami, Wood Wall Art by Jaclyn Miller. (Photo provided by Artworks Gallery)

Origami, Wood Wall Art by Jaclyn Miller. (Photo provided by Artworks Gallery)

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