Anchor Art Space, 216 Commercial Avenue in Anacortes, opens from 6-9pm with a show called “Shelter.” It brings together visual artists, architects, designers, videographers, and photographers to address the physical, spiritual and emotional connections to the walls we build between ourselves and the world and the ways identity can be formed by these constructs. The show runs through September 16.
Bainbridge Arts and Crafts, 151 Winslow Way, showcases textile artists with “Streaming: Textile Artists Think About Water.” in a reception during the Bainbridge Art Walk from 5-8pm. The group show includes Deborah Babin, Linda McFarland, Kimberly Morris, Pamela Mostek, Carol Roi Olsen, Lynnette Sandbloom, and Dana Ziesemer. On August 4 at 12:30pm, Deborah Babin will demonstrate her techniques for turning fabric into collage. Shown at the left: Nautilus by Deborah Babin.
The Honey Salon, 310 W. Holly in Bellingham, is showing the abstract work of Tim Alexander through September 4. The opening reception is from 6-9pm.
“Faces and Places,” a solo exhibition featuring the work of Pam Ingalls, is on view at the Roby King Galleries, 176 Winslow Way E. on Bainbridge Island, through September 1. The reception for the artist is from 6-8pm.
Scott-Milo Gallery, 420 Commercial Avenue in Anacortes, welcomes back to the gallery, oils by Diane Ainsworth of Port Townsend. Also showing are oils by Jeanne Levasseur, color photographs by Lewis Jones, pastels by Sandy Byers and oils by James Moore. The opening reception for the artists is from 6-9pm, in conjunction with opening night of the Anacortes Arts Festival. Shown at the left: Lilly Pad Abstract by Diane Ainsworth.
The Island Gallery, 400 Winslow Way E. on Bainbridge Island, is showcasing the work of Jenny Andersen and Steve Sauer in “Fire and Imagination: Sculptures of the Earth” through August 31. A reception for the artists is from 6-8pm. Shown at the right: Spirit Bird Feasting at the End of the World by Jenny Andersen.