July 12, 2024


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Area artists make their mark at Fresh new Paint | Arts & Entertainment

Arlington painter Ann Davenport will make her fourth physical appearance at the Fresh Paint Competition for Artists at Work that will take spot Aug. 21 and 22. She will be demonstrating how she produces her paintings though marketing her paintings to festivalgoers. 

She is just one of the north Snohomish County-dependent artists who correctly used to take part in the annual art pageant that is returning immediately after getting canceled in 2020 because of to the pandemic. 

“I like the feeling of the marina and all the folks it attracts,” Davenport reported. “Different artists are painting and that draws more persons.”

Davenport has been painting for close to 45 decades. She takes advantage of oils, pastels, pen and ink, and watercolors to paint regional landscapes. “I like information and fine artwork rather than summary,” Davenport stated. 

She will be signing up for extra than 80 of her fellow artists participating in the two-day festival that takes location Aug. 21 and 22 at the Port of Everett Marina. 2021 marks the 25th Anniversary of the festival. The pageant normally takes area around the just lately completed Grand Avenue pedestrian bridge om W. Maritime Look at Dr. and  goes together the boardwalk and about to the Pacific Rim Plaza. 

Clean Paint will also have musical performances and food vans. The well-known glass blowing demonstrations have been moved to the Schack Artwork Middle found on Hoyt Avenue in downtown Everett to unfold out the crowds and aid continue to keep every person secure, stated Abby Powell, advertising and marketing and communications manager for the Schack Art Centre. A free shuttle will go from Refreshing Paint to the Schack Art Middle through the competition weekend. 

Tulalip resident Steve Cox will make his initial overall look at Fresh new Paint, which will be the second time he participated in an artwork show. He took component in Sorticulture that took spot past June in downtown Everett. 

He tends to make grid-centered wall hangings that use recycled materials, glass, grout, metal and LED lights. Cox mentioned he has been making his art for about 15 many years in advance of finding associated in artwork demonstrates. He applied and was accepted to Contemporary Paint. 

He said he applied simply because he is “just getting much more interest out there and get extra publicity.” He hopes to keep on producing his wall hangings. 

Powell mentioned the 2021 variation of Fresh Paint is pared down from prior festivals. There are all-around 30 much less sellers and will aspect two musical functions. 

For more data about the Fresh Pain Competition for Artists at Get the job done, go to www.schack.org/situations/new-paint