To support and showcase the many talents of the local community, the Lynnwood Convention Center is hosting the works of 13 artists for its “Artists of Snohomish County” exhibition, which runs from July to December 2022.
The 57 works of art on display represent a variety of mediums, including acrylic, embroidery, watercolour, photography, metal printing and glass mosaic. The exhibition will be organized as a series of “mini-exhibits” of two to six works by each artist, all of whom currently reside in Snohomish County.
A featured artist, Holli Alvarado, has worked extensively as a visual artist for popular TV shows such as stranger thingsand feature films such as Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part 2. Alvarado’s works in this exhibit include several colorful Giclée prints of surreal word art such as “Butter”, “Cup Cake”, and “Get Your Glow On”.
Another artist, Rhonda Shelford Jansen, is of Native American descent and a member of the Ninilchik tribe. His style is heavily influenced by Aboriginal culture and fishing themes, which reflect his family’s long history in the commercial fishing industry and his Aboriginal heritage. She exhibits four works of art, including “Warrior’s Song” and “Serenity”.
Other artists featured for the exhibition include Olivia Blanco, Monica Bretherton, Maria Casey, Dave Govan, Diana Grant, Teddy Haight, Vicki Johnson, Sonya Lang, Robert Mitchell, Lana VanHemert and Patrice Young Tovar.
The Lynnwood Convention Center is hosting a “Meet the Artists” event on September 14, so save the date.
During your stay, enjoy the 60 works of art on display, meet and chat with all 13 artists, and enjoy complimentary house appetizers and a cash bar. The exhibit showcases a variety of artistic subjects and mediums that are sure to turn heads.
The event will take place from 5-7 p.m. at 3711 196th St. SW
For more information about the artists and their work, visit www.lynnwoodcc.com/art.