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Fresh Paint

Frequently Asked Questions

When is Fresh Paint?

August 20 from 10 - 5pm

August 21 from 10 - 4pm

Why was Fresh Paint moved to Downtown Everett?

This year, we decided to move Fresh Paint to Downtown Everett, to make it easier for our artists and guests to access the event. As a Schack Art Center event, we also felt it was important to have our facility be the central hub of this year's festival. 

Who created the poster for Fresh Paint 2022?

The 2022 Poster Art was created by Sierra Rozario

How many artists are at Fresh Paint?

There are more than 100 Artists participating in this year's event.

I am an artist, how do I apply to Fresh Paint next year?

The artist application is usually available in February. Follow us at @schackartcenter for the latest Calls For Artists and updates about Schack Events and Exhibitions. 

What about Float Find?

With Fresh Paint making its way to Downtown Everett in 2022, we’re bringing the Float Find to the streets of Everett too!

100 Schack Floats are up for grabs and this year you’ll have the opportunity to increase your chances of winning by participating in our Float Find Raffle Challenges leading up to Fresh Paint.

CLICK HERE for more information.

Who made the glass floats?

The floats were made by Richard Langley, Cloud Cap Glass, who is also the Glass Studio Manager at Schack Art Center.

What is there to eat?

We have several food trucks at the festival this year! There are also several casual and fine dining restaurants around downtown and along the festival closure.

When is the Beer, Wine, and Cocktail Garden open?

Saturday 12pm-5pm 

Sunday 12-4

It is run by Revolution by the Barrel

Where can I park at Fresh Paint?

There is free parking at the Everpark Garage and Free 2 hour parking throughout downtown Everett.

When/where is the farmers market?

The farmers market is from 11am - 3pm on Sunday. It takes place on Wetmore Ave and Hewitt Ave.

Where is the Hot Shop?

The hot shop is located inside Schack Art Center.

What is there for kids?

This year we have a variety of interactive art activities throughout the event

  • Yuming Zhou - Sumi Brush Demonstration at Hewitt and Hoyt on Saturday from 12- 2 pm
  • Chalk Art - Get creative on the streets of Everett with sidewalk chalk.
  • Paint By Number Mural - Help us bring the Fresh Paint logo to life at our Paint By Number Mural Booth located outside Schack Art Center.
  • Art For All - Performances throughout the day. 
  • Magic Cloth Calligraphy - Create a materpiece and watch it disappear at our Magic Cloth Station at Hoyt and Hewitt intersection.
  • Mosaic Chair - Help Shannon Danks from Shanrock Studios create a mosaic chair to be auctioned off at H'Arts 2023.
  • Face Painting - Check out Lily from Emerald City Arts for some incredible face painting

What's happening at the Schack Art Center Fresh Paint weekend?

Who is performing at Fresh Paint?

Internationally known DJ, Lady Coco will keep the music flowing on Saturday from 12-5 and Sunday 12-4.