Artspot always has something interesting cooked up for Third Thursday / each month / year round/ Always 5-8pm.
We promise to introduce you to a talented local artist doing interesting things and often will have a few cool art materials out for you to try. Come SEE!
We support local artists with excellent service and quality pigments and materials!
ARTspot announces a series of art happenings we are calling "heart spot" events
TO ENCOURAGE ONE ANOTHER
TO MAKE ART
TO SUPPORT GOOD CAUSES IN OUR COMMUNITY
What you can do:
- Purchase art or donate. VISIT ARTspot if you would like to purchase art especially created for or by the community group... or just donate to the fundraiser. Each month is something new.
- Make art at art walk! You are invited to THIRD THURSDAY ART WALK NIGHT to participate in making or purchasing ART. There is always a hands on project at ARTspot. Make Art. Buy Art for a good cause... Either way will make you feel great! (Note: May we have ice cream - so you can practice the art of not dripping!)
- Follow us on Facebook, join our email list or simply check this website as we announce events through out the year!
100% OF PROCEEDS GO TOWARDS PROGRAMS
- CREATIVE CONNECTION - January & February
- YWCA - March
- Washington Kids in Transition- April
- Doctors Without Borders - May
- Edmonds Food Bank - June
- PAWS - July
- Coral Reef Alliance - August
Mark Your calendars for these upcoming art walk events!
June 15 ARt walk: ART Rocks! fundraiser for the edmonds food bank
A little over a year ago, you may have noticed colorful rocks showing up in the most surprising places around downtown Edmonds. ARTspot was interested... and with a little detective work, and talking to some of the Mom's coming in to buy acrylic paint at our art store, we discovered "Edmonds Rocks."
A group of Moms and kids have been painting rocks, and hiding them with the express purpose of surprising and delighting anyone who either want to just admire, or even keep them as a found treasure.
For June Art Walk Edmonds, we are setting up a project table for anyone who would like to take a little time to paint a rock. We will supply the paint and brushes. The "Art Rocks" group will be bringing clean rocks to share. Or.... bring a rock to paint.
And if you can, throw some cash in the donation box or bring an item of non-perishable food for the Edmonds Food Bank.
July 20 Edmonds Art Walk: "Dog Days of Summer"
Mike O'Day and Tracy Felix will be set up to sketch your pet during art walk. Donations will go 100% to PAWS Animal Rescue. Love your pet? Come get a portrait made!
August 17 Edmonds Art Walk: save the Coral Reefs & color
The reveal of HEART SPOT original coloring book of the amazing coral reef drawings of Bryn Fraker. Coral reefs are her passion.
What "Heart spot" has accomplished so far this year with your support and generosity:
over $200 raised for the "VOICE" Program! Thank you everyone who purchased art to support this special group of artists!
Thank you Mary Peterson for all you do in the community, making the Creative Connection happen, and for making monoprints during February art walk with Edmonds art walk visitors!
ARTspot donated canvases and we raised over $200 from sales of the wonderful art the kids made for VOICE (Vocational Opportunities In Community Experience) program!
March 2017: Barbara Wyatt "Nasty Woman" Pendants proved to be a great Fundraiser. Over $300 raised for our local ywCA
Thank you Barbara Wyatt for making and donating your time to a great cause. Barbara is a very talented, local artist and very good friend of ARTspot. Barbara is one of the most versatile artists ever! She is always learning and teaching new techniques.
When she decided to go to the Women's March in Washington DC this January, she went into production mode making these delightful "Nasty Women" pendants. It seems she could not make enough of them, as so many women who saw them wanted one!
This month's community fundraiser was for the YWCA. This organization helps homeless women and children in our community.
April 2017: "We're Better Together" painting Sessions
Over twenty artists got together this month to paint life affirming, uplifiting art.
The 10x10" paintings created at the "Paint-Together" sessions were revealed in the front windows of ARTspot for April's Third Thursday Art Walk. Folks came in to purchase the art through May 1. 100% of proceeds from artist fees and the purchase price of $50=$150 went to washingtonkidsintransition.org. We raised almost $1,200 to help out homeless kids in the Edmonds School District!
May 2017: Scooped up ice cream for Doctors Without Borders
Heart Spot's May Art Walk event raised $200 with the help of artist Cody French's "Sweet Show!" Everyone enjoyed both Cody's funky crazy ice cream cone sculptures, and the scooping of real ice cream to kick off summer. It felt great to raise money for Doctors Without Borders.