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Recent articles about the Schack Art Center

November 26, 2017

For a memorable gift, consider works by the region’s artists

Got your Christmas shopping done?

Have you thought about buying art — as in fine art by local artists?


Resist the idea that you can run out to a discount store for a cheapo framed print that matches the colors of your sister’s couch.

November 16, 2017

Schack holiday show features Northwest watercolor artists

Just because retired Everett dentist Dr. Lee Allen is a science guy doesn’t mean he isn’t creative. In fact, he has been all his life.

October 5, 2017

New art exhibit inspired by Africa and the human spirit

See Lodestar by glass artists Jenny Pohlman and Sabrina Knowles on display at the Schack Art Center. 

September 14, 2017

Halloween season begins with glass pumpkin fest at the Schack

EVERETT — Oct. 31 seems to come earlier each year.

Grocery stores are packed with pumpkins. People are planning costumes. By the end of September most people have their Harvest time-Halloween-Dia de los Muertos decorations in hand, if not already adorning their homes.

August 17, 2017

Poster artist for Fresh Paint festival paints with beeswax

She calls herself the Wax Slayer.

The name refers to encaustic painter Jackie Cort’s obsession with beeswax, her favorite artistic medium.

August 9, 2017

Local artists participate in Fresh Paint

More than 100 artists, including several local Marysville and Arlington artists, will be at the Fresh Paint Festival at the Port of Everett on Aug. 19 and 20.

July 30, 2017

Day Trip Discoveries: Explore Everett’s surprising art scene

Think of Everett, and likely the big Boeing assembly plant and U.S. Naval Station spring to mind. Just a few decades ago, Everett evoked images of a lumber mill town and rough-and-tumble port. So you may be surprised how the former “City of Smokestacks” has developed quite an art scene in the past few years.

June 15, 2017

Schack Arts Center exhibit features Northwest coast native art

It takes art collectors (not all who are wealthy) with a passion for artistic expression and a longing for friendships with artists to support the flow of creativity in this world. >

April 21, 2017

Schack exhibit showcases Mexican/Chicano art from region

EVERETT — The work of eight Mexican/Chicano artists are featured in two exhibits at the Schack Art Center from April 27 through June 3.

April 11, 2017

E-W junior wins Schack photo contest

An Edmonds-Woodway High School student won the grand prize in Schack Art Center’s 2017 Black & White Photography Contest.

April 9, 2017

21 Best Things to Do in Everett

Everett, WA area is filled with activities for explorers and adventurers. The long tradition of aviation is celebrated in several museums as well as in the Boeing Factory Tour, while art and culture find a prominent place in Everett and its neighboring towns.

March 9, 2017

Traveling art exhibit in Everett fuses fiber with sculpture

Fiber arts often don’t get the attention that sculpture, painting and other fine arts garner.

Through April 15, Schack Art Center is hosting a fabulous fiber show that proves that fiber arts focus on the aesthetic rather than the utility of craft work. It’s an art form that is truly sculptural, made from textiles, yarn or other fibers.

February 10, 2017

5 young artists receive local Scholastic best of show awards

The talents of many Snohomish County young fine artists are on display this month at the Schack Art Center.

February 7, 2017

The city of Everett has many reasons to celebrate the arts

During the past 25 years, people in the city of Everett have established a passion for the fine and performing arts.

January 5, 2017

Red Tails, Silver Wings exhibit soars at the Schack

EVERETT — The Tuskegee Airmen were the United States’ first African-American military pilots.

Red Tails, Silver Wings — the current exhibition at the Schack Art Center — honors these heroic World War II veterans, recognizes Black History Month (February) and celebrates the talents of Everett artist Chris Hopkins.

January 4, 2017

New exhibit showcases historic airmen and planes

EVERETT — Aviation buffs are in for a treat this week with the opening of a new exhibition at the Schack Art Center.

January 3, 2017

Top Places to Visit after Moving to Everett, WA

by Ryan Cox on Jan 3, 2017

Everett is the largest city in Snohomish County, Washington. It's a bustling town that's home to a wide array of interesting things to do and places to visit. From entertainment venues and museums to parks and a massive marina, this city offers guests a lot to enjoy. Your move to Everett can be made easier and more fulfilling by knowing more about the best that the city has to offer.

May 30, 2016

Chuck Close Comes Home

Editors’ Roundtable Column - Visual Art Source 

by Matthew Kangas

New York artist Chuck Close has deep ties to Seattle and the Puget Sound region. Born in 1940 in Monroe, north of Seattle, he attended Everett High School and Everett Jr. College before the University of Washington.

May 17, 2016

Chuck Close, who revolutionized portraiture, has major retrospective in Everett

Michael Upchurch

Special to The Seattle Times

Artist Chuck Close was born near Everett and became internationally renowned for his monumental portraits of human faces ­— even though he suffers from prosopagnosia, also known as “face blindness.” Now a 90-piece Close retrospective comes to Everett’s Schack Art Center.

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