EDMONDS ARTist resources AND EVENTS
Edmonds is a thriving arts community. Here are some events and ongoing news sources to keep you up to date:
Edmonds Art Studio Tour Third weekend each September, local artists open up their studios to the public. WIth more than 20 studios displaying mediums from wood turning to pottery to paintings of all medium, you can meet the artists as they show you where they make their magic! ARTspot is always a great stop on the Studio Tour to see local artists work, demos all weekend and enter for a chance to win art supplies.
Third Thursday Artwalk The Edmonds Art Walk features exhibitions and live performances 5-8pm on the third Thursday of each month. A great time to shop Edmonds after hours. Year Round! ARTspot always has Artist-In-Action demos for 3rd Thursdays.
Visit Edmonds for Arts, Culture and Events.
Edmonds Arts Festival Annually on Father’s Day Weekend, over 50,000 art-lovers from Edmonds and beyond attend the popular free, three-day Edmonds Arts Festival. One of the Pacific Northwest’s oldest and largest arts festivals, we offer a rich array of visual and performing arts and art events in a stunning natural setting.
Puget Sound Birdfest Why, you ask, is a Bird Festival in with the Art Events? Well, the community of Edmonds has many art events on during the festival - including an art exhibit at many locations in town featuring photographers, painter, glass, mixed media and fiber! September each year.
Encausticamp Full week of workshops in all aspects of working in hot wax. Hosted by Patricia Baldwin Seggebruch, who invites encaustic artists from all over the country. This is a terrific opportunity for beginners, intermediate and advanced artists. July each year.
Northwest Artists' Holiday Show Every 1st weekend in November, 10-5pm. Edmonds Unitarian Universalist Church, 8109 224th St SW, Edmonds, WA. See more about the show at www.NWArtShow.org.
UNCLAD 2016 ARTspot is excited to be a sponsor of the UNCLAD Art Show! The annual event celebrating the nude figure in art ran for 11 consecutive years in the Stanwood and Camano Island area and attracted artists and patrons from across the country. After a 4 year break, organizer Gayle Picken is now re-introducing this juried exhibition of fine art nudes to the Pacific Northwest. Watch for UNCLAD to return in 2018!
How to manage or dispose of hazardous waste from your studio
Call Local Hazardous Waste Management Program in King County, WA at 206-263-8899 for advice or to request an on-site consultation. Monday to Friday, 9 a.m. - noon and 1 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. and take advantage of no-charge services. Get answers on the phone or request a walk-through of your studio to identify safer and simpler processes to create your art. Let our technical experts save you time and money. We are here to help!
OTHER ARTIST RESOURCES
Art Jobs www.artjob.org is the source for professional opportunities and career info in all areas of the arts, nonprofit, commercial, fellowships, conferences, commissions & more.
Artist Trust an organization dedicated to supporting and encouraging artists working in all disciplines. Professional development workshops for artists of all disciplines. For a resource and opportunity guide for artists in Washington State www.artisttrust.org
Arts Information Line a service of Seattle Public Library to answer questions about the arts. Call 206-615-1324 during business hours.
ULearn/ArtsNow: Nurturing the arts from creation to commerce with classes for the novice to advanced techniques for the experienced. Also workshops on the business of being an artist. www.edcc.edu/ulearn
ArtsEd Washington an organization dedicated to promoting statewide arts education in partnership with artists, educators, organizations, schools and agencies. www.artsedwashington.org
Americans for the Arts a national organization for groups and individuals dedicated to advancing arts and culture. www.artsusa.org
Regional Arts & Culture Council (Portland OR) offers GrantSearch, an online database of organizations that fund NW artists. www.racc.org
Snohomish County Arts Commission's covers the visual, performing and literary arts. www.snohomishcountyarts.org
Washington State Arts Commission www.arts.wa.gov
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