“Dawn on Penn Cove II,”pastel by Teresa Saia, the artist featured this month at Rob Schouten Gallery.

“Dawn on Penn Cove II,”pastel by Teresa Saia, the artist featured this month at Rob Schouten Gallery.

June offers wide variety of art shows from woolly sheep to whales

  • Artists are on exhibit at OAK HARBOR LIBRARY in June, featuring paintings, drawings, photographs and ceramic art by Whidbey Allied Artists.
  • ROB SCHOUTEN GALLERY presents Teresa Saia, whose work encompasses the mediums of oil, pastel and watercolor in a fluid, direct style. Through June at 101 Anthes Ave., Langley.
  • WHIDBEY ART GALLERY welcomes these guest and featured artists during June: photographer Robert Steelquist, glass and metalworker Kaarina Merikaarto and calligrapher Mary McLeod. Located at 220 Second St., Langley.
  • MUSEO features artists woodworker Mike Scott, landscape painter Gordy Edberg and painter Dewey Schurman in June. In the back gallery, Kathe Fraga shows her paintings. Located at 215 First St., Langley.
  • LANGLEY WHALE CENTER joins the First Saturday Art Walk, noon-6 p.m. on June 1 as part of Orca Action Month. Meet artists Bonnie Gretz, Lisa Allison Blohm, Judith Burns, Molley Emery and Terrie Horccocks, who will have art, jewelry, prints, cards and gift items on display. Also featured are silk prayer flags by Diane Rheardon, stain glass by Sandy Dubpernel, wooden hand mirrors and cutting boards by Ken Price, ceramics by Roxallane Medley and jewelry by Sue Coccia and others. Many items are also on sale inside the center’s gift store at 105 Anthes Ave., Langley.
  • ARTWORKS GALLERY features glass artist Morgan Bell and Loren Iwerks art, “Ink, Pen and Brush” during June.
  • RAVEN ROCKS GALLERY presents “Hand Spun Stories: Yarns, Tapestries and Tradition” through June. Tapestry wall hangings by DM Windwalker Taibi will be featured, created in a wide range of natural and hand-dyed sheep’s wools. Located at Greenbank Farm.
  • The exhibit “Wood, Warp ‘n’ Weft” continues through June at UUCWI ART GALLERY north of Freeland. Local artists Lianna Gilman and Gerard Del Monte are featured celebrating the interplay of magic and craft. The gallery is in the UUCWI building, 20103 Highway 525, Freeland.
  • GARRY OAK GALLERY presents Sam Griffithduring June. Griffith practices the art of Intarsia under “Samsintarsia,” a micro-business engaged in crafting and selling intricate and beautiful “Intarsia” wood art pieces. Every Tuesday during June, Griffith will be at the gallery sharing his creative process. Stop by 10:30 a.m.- 5:30 p.m. at 830 Pioneer Way, Oak Harbor.
  • “Art with a Message,” the annual Goosefoot High School Art Show at BAYVIEW CASH STORE HUB GALLERY continues through Sunday, June 9. A wide variety of self-expression — depression, joy, self-doubt — is depicted by students from South Whidbey, Coupeville and Oak Harbor high schools. Located at 5603 Bayview Road, Langley.
  • At the BAYVIEW CORNER’S FRONT ROOM GALLERY during June is the Shutter Sisters photo exhibit, “The Crea-tive Journey: Engaging the Natural World.”
  • WHIDBEY ART TRAIL officially kicked off its ninth season of self-guided studio tours on June 1. The Art Trail includes 17 individual artists’ studios, galleries, artisan retail and an art school. A list of Whidbey Art Trail participants can be found at Whidbey Island visitor centers and www.whidbeyarttrail.com
“Resting by an Autumn Pond,” tapestry wall hanging woven by DM Windwalker Taibi, co-owner of Raven Rocks Gallery, Greenbank Farm.

“Resting by an Autumn Pond,” tapestry wall hanging woven by DM Windwalker Taibi, co-owner of Raven Rocks Gallery, Greenbank Farm.

“Fishing on a Foggy Day” by Loren Iwerks, featured artist at Artworks Gallery, Greenbank Farm.

“Fishing on a Foggy Day” by Loren Iwerks, featured artist at Artworks Gallery, Greenbank Farm.

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