The First Friday Artwalk is Friday, April 7 from 6 – 9 pm.

705 Commercial Ave., ACME Creative 

April brings artists Steve Klein and Meg Holgate to the ACME Gallery. Klein’s distinctive kiln-formed work and Holgate’s paintings, drawings and glass sculpture are a marriage of quiet balance and gentle movement.


620 Commercial Ave., Burton Jewelers 

Burton Jewelers will feature an expanded show of “Two Perspectives”, Linda Henley & James Keul (Mother & Son) floral themed watercolor and landscape oil paintings.  The show will be much enhanced with new works coming out of their show in North Carolina.  Complimenting the painting wills be a special new selection of Lundberg art glass from California. The April Birthstone is diamond and a special selection of impressive and interesting diamonds will be shown.  Refreshments and hors d’oeuvres will be offered.

604 Commercial Ave., The Good Stuff Arts 

“SPRING HAS SPRUNG”.  This showing features many new local artists including Jan Gellatly, Watercolor & Prints; Susan Specht-Oram, “Cats & Tulips”; Nancy Hammer, Mixed Media; and Paul Lewing, Acrylics & NW tile designs.  The Gallery also presents new works by Ellen Dale, Fused Glass; Greg Dugan, Watercolor, Pen & Ink; Randy Emmons, Watercolor; Peggie Hunnicutt, Acrylic;  Linde Husk, Acrylic; Michael Laboon, Clay Murals; Jesse Link, Prints on Canvas;  Terry MacDonald, Acrylic;  Jill McDougall, Mixed Media;  Ron Moore, Wood Sculptures;  Ruth Owen, Textiles;  Suzanne Powers Oil, Cynthia Richardson, Acrylics, Carla Seaton, Mixed Media; Annette Tamm, Fused Glass;  Gail Thein, Bead Jewelry; Maria Wickwire, Sculptures; Peggy Woods, Watercolor & Prints.  A SPECIAL TREAT:  Greg Dugan will be demonstrating at 7pm his watercolor & drawing techniques.

Capture420 Commercial Ave., Scott Milo Gallery 

Scott Milo Gallery’s “Tulip Poster Artists, Past and Present” will feature the oils on metal by 2017 poster artist, Trish Harding, watercolors by 2016 artist Sandy Haight, vibrant oil pastels by 2005 artist Brett Varney and color photographs by 2000 and 2003 artist Randy Dana.  All artists will be at the reception signing posters from their various years.  Also showing are quilts by Fidalgo Island Quilt Group, in addition to new jewelry, sculptures, and glass work. Image: “Mt. Vernon”, 12 x 28 Oil on Metal by Trish Harding

419 Commercial Ave., The Majestic Inn and Spa 

The Majestic features art from Tom Krowl during the month of April. Tom was born and raised in New York City. Although he has had no formal training, Tom discovered a love for the arts at a young age and is self-taught. Tom also restores paintings, including the enormous “Lady in the Woods” piece at The Majestic which originated in 1889 from Manchester, England.

611 R Ave, The Depot 

Join the Anacortes First Friday Artwalk for Tulips and Literature. Open from 6-9 pm on First Friday, April 7th and Saturday, April 8th from 10 am to 2 pm. Presented by the Anacortes Arts Commission.  Featuring local artists in photography, painting and sculpture in honor of the Tulip. And featuring local authors and their stories to tell (fiction and non-fiction.)