Application deadline Dec. 2 for Cascadia Art Museum teen ambassadors program

Cascadia Art Museum has extended the deadline to apply for its Cascadia Teen Ambassadors program to Dec. 2, 2022. Cascadia Teen Ambassadors (CTA) is a group of high school students in grades 9-12 from Snohomish and North King counties who provide insight on Cascadia programming, help create and facilitate new initiatives, and raise awareness for Cascadia….

Deadline Nov. 1 to apply for Edmonds Arts Festival Foundation art instruction grants

The Edmonds Arts Festival Foundation (EAFF) has opened applications for 2022-23 Art Instruction grants. Grants are available for single classroom projects, joint venture projects with other classrooms and school, or districtwide projects. Up to $1,500 is available for each request. Schools may request more than one grant. The deadline to apply is Nov. 1, 2022….

Free online Art + Business course offered Oct. 8

Attorney Sarah Jordan, owner of Edmonds-based Jordan Law Firm pllc, is offering her Art+Business: Business Basics to Keep You Creative, on Saturday, Oct. 8 at 10 a.m. via Zoom. This session is for creatives in visual arts, performance, music, writing, illustration and photography who want plain-language basics about starting or thriving in business endeavors.  The…

Hazel Miller Foundation announces summer 2022 grant awards

The Hazel Miller Foudation during its summer 2022 grant cycle is supporting 11 organizations thataddress wide range of community needs including diversity, poverty alleviation, civic and community services, youth and education, and the environment. Among them are Hand in Hand, which supports kids experiencing houselessness; Camp Korey, delivering a safe camp experience for children with life-altering…

Reminder: Arts of the Terrace seeks artists for 2022 show

The Arts of the Terrace Juried Art Show returns this fall. This is the 42nd year for the Mountlake Terrace tradition, which is sponsored by the city’s Arts Advisory Commission and the Mountlake Terrace Friends of the Arts. It will run Sept. 24-Oct. 1. A call for artists is open through Aug. 12. Submissions can…

Students and staff display artistic talents at MTHS art show

Mountlake Terrace High School students and faculty shared their artistic talents with the community at a free art and maker show on Saturday, May 21. The MTHS Innovations Club organized the event to show off the creativity of students and staff with various murals, Edmonds Arts Festival submissions and projects on display. Instructors noted that…

Reminder: May 2 deadline for high school students to participate in 2022 Congressional Art Competition

The deadline is approaching for all high school-aged students who live or attend school in Washington’s Second Congressional District to showcase their artistic talents in the 2022 Congressional Art Competition. Art submissions and forms are due to Congressman Rep. Rick Larsen’s office by Monday, May 2 at 5 p.m. Accepted mediums include drawings, paintings, photography, computer-generated art,…

Art Walk Edmonds offering two Summer Wine Walks, and tickets now on sale

Tickets are now available for Art Walk Edmonds’ Summer Wine Walks, set for two Saturdays — June 25 and Aug. 6 — from 5-8 p.m. Tickets may be purchased for $30 at www.ArtWalkEdmonds.com/wine-walks. Come sip local wines, shop small, socialize with good friends and support the arts in Edmonds. Organizers recommend you buy your tickets soon: Sell-outs…

Edmonds Arts Festival seeking sponsors

For three glorious days every year for the last 60 years (pandemic excepted), tens of thousands of art lovers have descended upon the center of the art universe in Edmonds for the Edmonds Arts Festival. Back again this year June 17-19 (Father’s Day weekend), the festival offers artists booths, free live entertainment, a juried gallery…

PUD student art and photo contests accepting entries until April 20

Snohomish County PUD is accepting entries for its student art and photography contests until Wednesday, April 20 at 5 p.m. All students in grades K-12 who live in Snohomish County or on Camano Island are eligible to enter the art contest and the high school photography contest is open to all students in grades 9-12 from…

Library watercolors exhibit features MLT artist

A watercolors exhibit by long-time resident Kathy Tuura is now open at the Mountlake Terrace Library. The show runs through April, as part of a monthly rotation organized by the city’s Arts Advisory Commission. Tuura has been active with the Neighborhood Park Improvement Subcommittee, representing Veterans Memorial Park for over two decades. She is a…

Reminder: AAUW SnoKing Branch hosting art show for STEM scholarships March 25

The Edmonds SnoKing Branch of the American Association of University Women (AAUW) is hosting an art show from 5-8 p.m. Friday, March 25, with funds raised going toward scholarships for women studying science, technology, engineering and math (STEM). The event will be at the Edmonds Arts Center, 410 4th Ave. N. in downtown Edmonds. Browse…

Snohomish County arts and culture grant applications to open Feb. 28

The Snohomish County is opening arts and culture grants in three categories for application on Monday, Feb. 28. The grant application deadline is March 25. The county’s 1% for the Arts Fund will reimburse up to $2,000 in expenses for projects completed by Dec. 31, 2022. Governments and 501(c)(3) non-profit agencies can apply directly for…

Snohomish Conservation District holding annual youth art contest through Feb. 22

The Snohomish Conservation District is holding its fifth annual youth art contest. Through Feb. 22, children in grades pre-K through high school who live in Snohomish County or Camano Island can submit one piece of artwork about birds either online or by mail. Birds were chosen as the special theme for this year’s contest theme…

Reminder: EPIC Group Writers writing contest begins Feb. 1

Edmonds-based EPIC Group Writers invites all writers — from beginners to published authors — to enter EPIC’S Annual Writing Contest, beginning at 8 a.m. on Feb. 1 and ending at 5 p.m. on April 8. Writers may submit a single work in only one of the categories below, with a maximum of 1,500 words. Prose…

Discover public art in MLT with new interactive map

A new interactive map shows how to find publicly viewable art in Mountlake Terrace. In fact, almost every public art installation in the city can be seen on a two-mile roundtrip walk or drive through the city’s downtown core. Artwork included on the map is mostly owned by the city, with additions from Community Transit…

Free photography camp Aug. 2-5 for BIPOC youth

A free summer camp that will teach the basics of photography to Snohomish County BIPOC (Black, Indigenous and people of color) youth ages 12-18 is being held at Mill Creek’s Mixed coffee shop Aug. 2-5 from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Participants with various levels of experience who are interested in photography will receive hands-on experiences, a…

MLT man uses newly acquired woodworking skills to help others

C.J. Monaghan discovered a new passion for woodworking during the pandemic and recently found a way to use his skills to help other people. Using a slab of donated wood, Monaghan custom crafted a large table, approximately 6 feet in length, and in turn presented $1,000 from its sale to the Everett Recovery Café which…

Edmonds Arts Festival Foundation awards $40,000 in scholarships

The Edmonds Arts Festival Foundation has awarded 21 renewable scholarships totaling $40,000 to Edmonds area students pursuing an arts-based curriculum in college. Two special awards, the Sambataro Award and the Mummy Award, were also distributed. New recipients this year were Nicole Brunette, Isaac Vaa, Hana Berisha, Andrew Szilassy, Sean Chapdelaine, Cynthia Livengood-Fair, Rubina Matevosyan, and…

Sponsor Spotlight: The Edmonds Arts Festival remembers — Crisse Bennett

Crisse Bennett was not only one of Edmonds’ most loved artists, she was a big part of the Edmonds Arts Festival, too. In addition to her service to the festival, she won numerous awards at the Edmonds Arts Festival for her work, including the Purchase Award in 1978. Her painting, “Hanging Flower Basket,” was the…