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Time to submit entries into Arts of Terrace juried show

Time to submit entries into Arts of Terrace juried show

The Mountlake Terrace Arts Advisory Commission has begun accepting entries into the 2014 Arts of the Terrace juried art show, scheduled for Sept. 27-Oct. 5. Entry fee is $15 per piece; deadline for entries is Aug. 30. This is the 36th year for the annual juried art show in Mountlake Terrace. Works that will be accepted into the show include paintings, prints, drawings, calligraphy, photography, mi... »

MLT Arts Advisory Commission reports growth of Juried Art Show

MLT Arts Advisory Commission reports growth of Juried Art Show

In its annual report to the Mountlake Terrace City Council, the city’s Arts Advisory Commission shared statistics from last year’s 35th Annual Arts of the Terrace Juried Art Show and looked ahead to the 2014 edition of the event coming this fall. The 2013 show attracted 245 artists, 147 entries and more than 500 visitors during its nine-day run. Eighteen pieces of art were sold at the show at a co... »

MLT Library to display paintings of Steve Whitney during March

MLT Library to display paintings of Steve Whitney during March

Paintings by Northwest artist Steve Whitney will be on display during the month of March at the Mountlake Terrace Library, 23300-58th Avenue West. “Like most painters who are serious and passionate about their work, I paint what personally fascinates me,” said Whitney. “Sometimes that is a still life, portrait, or figure, but most often it is a landscape.” Whitney considers himself a painterly rea... »

Happening nearby: City of Lynnwood seeking musicians for Celebrate! Festival

Happening nearby: City of Lynnwood seeking musicians for Celebrate! Festival

The City of Lynnwood Community Outreach Department is calling on dancers, singers, musicians, poets and performance artists to come Celebrate! Applications are now being accepted for solo and group performers wishing to participate in the city’s Celebrate! Music and Dance Festival scheduled for July 19, 2014. The one-day event will feature art and culture that focuses and highlights the heritage a... »

Calligraphers Group Exhibit opens at MLT Library Saturday

Calligraphers Group Exhibit opens at MLT Library Saturday

The Mountlake Terrace Arts Advisory Commission presents The Calligraphers Group Exhibit featuring the art of calligraphy beginning Saturday, Feb. 1, at the Mountlake Terrace Library, 23300-58th Ave. W. “Calligraphy is an art form that can be both expressive and informative, lyrical and lively, or heavy and dramatic,” said Kathy Barker. “It has rich historical roots, but can also be very contempora... »

Two shows for high school musical fans to enjoy in Terrace

Two shows for high school musical fans to enjoy in Terrace

Fans of musical theater can get their fill in Mountlake Terrace over the next few days as the Drama Department at Mountlake Terrace High School continues their run of “Sympathy Jones” and the Drama Department of Cedar Park Christian – Mountlake Terrace (CPC-MLT) presents the first of two performances of “Little Women,” on Saturday, Jan. 18; the school’s second performance i... »

MLT mother-daughter painters exhibiting in Edmonds this month

MLT mother-daughter painters exhibiting in Edmonds this month

Works by Mountlake Terrace artist Kim Caldwell, along with her painting partner and mom Ginni Guest, are being featured this month at the Gallery North, 401 Main St., in Edmonds. Caldwell, a Mountlake Terrace resident since 1990, has been painting for 27 years. “I paint to take the view on a journey to where I have been, sharing the experience of the location,” she said. “Painting is my passion; s... »

Patty McNamee paintings on display at MLT Library in December

Patty McNamee paintings on display at MLT Library in December

The Mountlake Terrace Arts Advisory Commission presents the Patty McNamee Painting Exhibit for the month of December at the Mountlake Terrace Library, 23300 58th Ave. W. Growing up as an Air Force brat, McNamee had the privilege to experience both coasts of the United States at an early age. After her father’s retirement, McNamee began her art career in elementary school in Southern California. As... »

Local artists to be featured in Edmonds Art Walk Thursday

Local artists to be featured in Edmonds Art Walk Thursday

Three local artists are among 13 who will be showcased in downtown Edmonds as part of the Edmonds Art Walk this Thursday, Oct. 17. The office of Edward Jones, located at 313 Main St., will host an artist’s opening reception from 5-8 p.m. to highlight the fine art of Mountlake Terrace/Brier artists Patty McNamee, Elise Hegrat and Lori Knight, taught by instructor Patty Linna of Edmonds-based Cole G... »

Award winners announced for Arts of the Terrace juried show

The Arts of the Terrace juried art show, continuing through Oct. 6 at the Mountlake Terrace Library, announced the award winners from the more than 300 entries in the show. Best of Show – Jade, a miniature painting by Valencia Carroll Commissioners Choice Award – A Farm Just Out of Reach, a painting by Steve Whitney Award winners in Paintings, Prints and Drawings – First place: Switching the... »

MLT Library to present paintings of Masako Thrower in October

MLT Library to present paintings of Masako Thrower in October

The paintings of Japanese-born Masako Thrower will be featured during the month of October at the Mountlake Terrace Library, 23300-58th Avenue West. Thrower, born and raised in Yokohama, Japan, studied drawing and oil painting before leaving Japan in 1972; since 1975 she has resided in Kenmore. There were many years when Thrower was not involved in any form of art as she was learning to adjust to ... »

Arts of the Terrace juried show begins Friday

Arts of the Terrace juried show begins Friday

The 35th Annual Arts of the Terrace 2013 Juried Art Show begins its 10-day run on Friday, Sept. 27, with its Awards Reception for artists, sponsors and guests; public viewing of all the art entries gets underway on Saturday, Sept. 28, at the Mountlake Terrace Library, 23300-58th Ave. W. This year’s edition is one of the biggest ever, with more than 300 paintings, prints, drawings, miniatures, phot... »

MLT artist among those showing work on Edmonds Art Studio Tour Sept. 21-22

MLT artist among those showing work on Edmonds Art Studio Tour Sept. 21-22

Mountlake Terrace artist Kim Caldwell will be showing her watercolors during the free, self-guided Edmonds Artist Studio Tour from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sept. 21 –22. The tour features 42 artists in 23 studios; Caldwell is in studio #1. During the Artist Studio Tour, artists open their studio doors to the public so they can browse a stack of colorful paintings and prints, marvel at the intricate worki... »

Photography is the focus of September art display at MLT Library

“My greatest goal as a photographer is to make a shot that brings tears to someone’s eyes,” said local photographer Syrinda Sharpe. Her photography will be featured during the month of September at the Mountlake Terrace Library, 23300 58th Ave. W. Photography has been a life-long love of Sharper. “I don’t remember not having a camera,” she said.  Her style is to make the ordinary stand... »

Entry deadline for Arts of the Terrace show extended to Sept. 6

The Arts of the Terrace art show has extended the deadline for entries to Friday, Sept. 6; there is no change in the scheduled run of the show itself, Sept. 27-Oct. 6 at the Mountlake Terrace Library. Entries of painting, prints, calligraphy, drawings, miniatures, photography, three-dimensional and artisans’ works are welcome into the show. The entry fee is $15 per piece, and $15 for up to four mi... »

Deadline to submit entries to 2013 Arts of the Terrace Show Aug. 30

The deadline for submissions to the 2013 Arts of the Terrace show is approaching quickly; those wishing to have their paintings, photographs, prints, drawings, miniatures and calligraphy entered must do so online by Aug. 30. You can enter here. The 35th edition of the annual juried art show is scheduled to take place Sept. 28-Oct. 6 at the Mountlake Terrace Library. More than $4,000 in prize money... »

Work of Seattle artist Pam Seaberg in MLT Library through July

Work of Seattle artist Pam Seaberg in MLT Library through July

The Mountlake Terrace Arts Advisory Commission will present the work of Seattle area artist Pam Seaberg during the month of July at the Mountlake Terrace Library. As a child, Seaberg was taught by her grandmother how to sew; Seaberg has taken that experience and combined it with an interest in painting to make art quilts.  “Watercolor has always fascinated me,” Seaberg said. “So I started taking l... »

2013 Arts of the Terrace call to artists deadline Aug. 30

Mountlake Terrace Arts Advisory Commission is seeking paintings, prints, drawings, miniatures, calligraphy, photographs, 3-dimensional and Artisans’ works for its 35th Annual Juried Art Show. Over $4,000 in prize money is available. Arts of the Terrace is held Sept. 28-Oct. 6, 2013. Deadline for entries is Aug. 30. To enter or to view the prospectus online, go to www.cityofmlt.com and on the home ... »

Arts Around Terrace: Art, music and scholarship award season at Mountlake Terrace High School

Arts Around Terrace: Art, music and scholarship award season at Mountlake Terrace High School

Thursday, June 6 marked the final concert for the MTHS bands as the percussion ensemble opened the evening’s festivities. Always a concert filled with great memories and commentary,  Director Darin Faul recapped the year’s highlights and accomplishments and encouraged a continued participation in music boosters for all alumni students, parents and family members at all ages and levels ... »

MTHS bands bring home awards from Music in Parks competition

MTHS bands bring home awards from Music in Parks competition

Two bands from Mountlake Terrace High School returned from a weekend trip to Coeur d’Alene, Idaho, with awards for group and individual performances. MTHS Jazz 1 and the Chamber Winds performed at the Music in the Parks competition on June 3. Jazz 1 placed first in the jazz ensemble category and received an “outstanding performance” honor, while the Chamber Winds picked up a second place award in ... »

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