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Local artists accepted in Snohomish show

Arlington artist Dean Rocky Barrick launches a new body of work featuring historical images after portraying wildlife for many years. Barrick is one of three north county artists accepted in the Arts of Snohomish juried show. -
Arlington artist Dean Rocky Barrick launches a new body of work featuring historical images after portraying wildlife for many years. Barrick is one of three north county artists accepted in the Arts of Snohomish juried show.
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SNOHOMISH Several north Snohomish County artists have been accepted in the Arts of Snohomish Gallerys third annual Juried Art Show which runs Oct. 3-29.
Dean Rocky Barrick and Carol Van Loo, of Arlington, and Mara Price, of Marysville, will be showing their work along with a wild diversity of artistic talent from around the Puget Sound region. Barrick creates amazing illustrations of wild animals and has launched into a new historical line of images. Van Loo paints rich-colored florals.
The show was juried by Snohomish artist Karen Guzak, and Ted Pankowski, artist and immediate past president of East Association of Fine Art.
The art on display ranges from three-dimensional mixed media to traditional paintings, drawings and sculpture. Out of 197 entries from 57 artists, 43 artists were accepted into the show.
Of those, 11 are members of the gallery and 32 are non-members. Applications received came from as far away as Auburn to Seattle to Camano Island and all points in between. Other categories include fiber, photography, glass, watercolors, drawing/pastels, and cyber art. The show includes 60 pieces of art.
The juror, Karen Guzak received her Bachelor of Science degree from the University of Colorado, and Bachelor of Fine Arts degree from the Cornish Institute of Seattle. She produces paintings and prints and has sold public art pieces in Washington and Oregon. Her art is in numerous museums on the east and west coasts and her work can be found in private and corporate art collections throughout the US and Canada.
Ted Pankowski has been painting for 15 years and has been juried into local and regional shows. He teaches oil and acrylic painting at Arts Umbrella in Bothell and is affiliated with Northwest Watercolor Society, Puget Sound Group of Northwest Painters, Woodinville Artists Association and Washington Plein Air Painters. He shows his work at Kaewyn Gallery in Bothell.
An artist reception and awards presentation is on Saturday, Oct. 7,
5-7 p.m. The awards presentation will begin at 6 p.m. Reservations required. Call 360-568-8648 to be added to the guest list.
Arts of Snohomish Gallery sincerely thanks our generous sponsors; The Rotary Club of Snohomish, The Offset Corner Framing & Gallery, Harvey Airfield, McDaniels Do-It Center, Snohomish Chamber of Commerce, city of Snohomish, Inn at Snohomish, Gilpin Realty, Snohomish Storage, Dr. Theodore Haines DDS PS, Avenue D Framing & Gallery, The Snohomish Naturopathic Clinic, and Powell Awards & Engraving, all from Snohomish, for sponsoring this community art event. This event wouldnt be possible if it werent for their belief in the power of art.
Arts of Snohomish Gallery is a cooperative fine arts organization owned and operated by community-minded artists. Arts of Snohomish Gallery partners with other local businesses and organizations for the benefit of the residential and business communities. The gallery is located in the Carnegie Building at the east end of First Street on the corner of Cedar Avenue in downtown historic Snohomish, 105 Cedar Avenue. Parking and admission are free.
Arts of Snohomish Gallery is open daily from 10 a.m. 5 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday and noon to 5 p.m. Sundays.
For more information visit the website at www.artsofsnohomish.org or call the Arts of Snohomish Gallery at 360-568-8648.

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