Artists Sought For Third Annual Everett Community Art Walk

Applications are open, actively seeking local artists to apply, Deadline 09/03/2021.

Integral Arts Everett is proud to present the third annual Everett Community Art Walk, a temporary art exhibit. Artwork from local artists will be sprinkled across the city at local businesses and community organizations. Visitors are invited to explore the city during the month of October to discover them all. Some of the artwork will be displayed in front windows and will be visible from the street. For other pieces, visitors will have to search inside local businesses. The exhibit will be free, open to the public, and suitable for all ages.

Artist applications will be open through 9/3/2021. There are two ways to apply:

Integral Arts Everett’s website https://integralartseverett.org/index.html or email us at integralartseverett@gmail.com.

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Second annual Everett Community Art Walk underway

Integral Arts Everett is proud to present the second annual Everett Community Art Walk.

The Art Walk is a city-wide month-long art scavenger hunt in which participants are invited to explore the city to find artwork hidden outdoors in 21 local parks and playgrounds.

The exhibit will be on display from October 3 through November 6, and participants can view artwork at any time. Participation is suitable for all ages, free, and open to the public.

Explore our map online and take a socially-distanced walk to find artwork printed on weatherproof signage. Use your phone to visit the website page for each piece to learn more about the artist and the piece. Participants are once again encouraged to explore our great city in search of all the artwork.

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EVERETT COMMUNITY ART WALK TO OPEN NEXT MONTH

Integral Arts Everett is set to premiere the first annual Everett Community Art Walk, a temporary art exhibit that will be on display throughout various city locations. Visitors are invited to participate in a city-wide month long art scavenger hunt to explore the city and find artwork hidden throughout local businesses and community organizations. The exhibit will be free and open to the public and will be suitable for all ages.

It will continue throughout the entire month of October, and participants can view artwork on display anytime during the month.

With 30 participating organizations ready to host 50 pieces of artwork, the Everett Community Art Walk is poised to present an engaging art adventure, while showcasing local artists and boosting traffic to local businesses.

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Everett Lacking in the Art Department ?

 

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(Photo courtesy of Medrano Visual Arts)

By Lorenzo Recupero

If you ever find yourself strolling through Broadway or Ferry Street, the main arteries through the area, you’d be hard-pressed to find a pulse for artwork.

To one local artist, and her organization, Everett is an empty canvas just waiting to be colored over.

“Everett is lacking art,” said local 24-year old artist, Jennifer Medrano, who has an image in her mind of a more artfully vibrant Everett.

“As an artist, I wish Everett had more. It’s such an industrial place. I feel like you work here and then just go home,” said Medrano, who specializes in acrylic and watercolors as her focus but employs many forms of creativity in her art, including digital mixed media.

A resident of Everett for the last four years, Medrano is ready to advocate for local artist like herself to have outlets within the city to create, share and view different artworks, which to her helps to foster a sense of inclusiveness and community for artists, something she feels Everett is lacking.

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