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

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

Art & About | Whidbey Island’s August art events

  • Coupeville Arts and Crafts Festival Art Gallery CALL FOR ARTISTS, 11 a.m.-5 p.m., Aug. 3-5, Coupeville Recreation Hall. The festival is taking juried art gallery submissions. www.coupevillefestival.com
  • The annual COUPEVILLE ARTS AND CRAFTS FESTIVAL will be 10-6 p.m. Saturday Aug. 10 and 10-5 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
  • GARRY OAK GALLERY’s featured artist for August is Chris Cozine. Cozine uses multiple art mediums, but now focuses on painting due to her love of nature. Her art is characterized by vibrant colors and painterly texture. See painting demonstrations of her painting techniques at the gallery on 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. 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 AT WALK, 2 – 5 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 10 at Greenbank Farm.
  • 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
  • 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 Street.
  • The WHIDBEY ISLAND STUDIO ART TOUR will be Saturday, August 24. Take a free guided tour of six artist’s studios in Coupeville, Freeland and Langley, on Island Transit’s regularly scheduled bus. Please RSVP: call 360-678-9536 or email Travel@IslandTransit.org
  • ARTWORKS GALLERY’s featured artists for August are acrylic and mixed media artist Judith Burns and Marcy Johnson, who is currently focused on handwoven alpaca throws, shawls and scarves and also jewelry. Join the artists for light treats and beverages at our SECOND SATURDAY RECEPTION, 2 to 5 p.m. Aug. 10. Artworks Gallery is located at Greenbank Farm.
  • 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, August 3, and 10 a.m.–4 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 4 . Free and open to the public. Located at 565 Camano Avenue, 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 to 7 p.m. Saturday, August 3, during Langley’s First Saturday Art Walk. Light refreshments will be served. Brown is one of the most remarkable plein air painters in the Northwest. Located at 101 Anthes Avenue, Langley WA at the corner of First and Anthes. Gallery hours: Weekends 10 – 6; Weekdays 11 – 5.
  • 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
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)

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)

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