THE PLACE WE CREATE. Graphite is the newest facility dedicated to the arts in Edmonds, Washington. We are starting to become the vibrant multi-use art center.
What’s Happening at Graphite
OPEN Every Saturday Noon-4pm
The public is invited to explore the gallery, enjoy our art library and meet artists at work. Public may also enter daily through Charcoal Restaurant from 4-9pm .
Edmonds Art Walk: December 13, 5-8pm
Artist demos & music, plus exhibits in the gallery and throughout the space. Meet our studio artists, and view the B&W show in the gallery.
Art Movie Nite at the Graphite: Friday December 9, 7-10pm
December Double Feature: “Moulin Rouge,” This 1952 classic stands out as a truly artistic production flawlessly directed by John Huston. Technicolor photography of a beauty rarely achieved on the screen.” And “The Horse’s Mouth,” a portrayal of artistic genius/madness.
Movies are free, but donations to our non-profit, Art Start Northwest, are appreciated!
Suggested Donation: $5 for students, children and seniors. $10 for adults. No reservations or tickets necessary.
Next Art Movie Nite: January 13, 2023
The Gallery at Graphite B&W: Graphite Studio Artists. Now through January 7, 2023
The first Graphite group show, featuring Sarah Crumb, Mike O’Day, Mary Olsen, Julie Perrine, Andy Eccleshall, Johanne Friedrichs, Bruce Rivera, Rainny Zhao, Bill Whitbeck, and Tracy Felix. Open to the public.
The Gallery is open from noon to 4pm on Saturdays, and can also be accessed through the Charcoal Restaurant every day from 4-9pm.
NùD: Art of the Figure: January 21 – March 18, 2023
David Varnau and Tracy Felix have juried in 65 2-D and 15 sculptures from over 300 submissions from across the country. Visitors will be impressed by the range of art, artists and viewpoints in this important show. Mark your calendar for the artist opening reception January 21, 7-8:30 pm.
Art Start Northwest: Access to the arts to those who express a desire to create.
The Graphite :: 202 Main Street :: Edmonds Washington 98020
Gallery at Graphite: B&W: Graphite Studio Artists
Through January 7, 2023
Open to the Public Saturdays Noon-4pm
A modern exhibition of art for lovers of black & white, featuring work by Rainny Zhao, Bill Whitbeck, Mike O’Day, Mary Olsen, Julie Perrine, Bruce Rivera, Sarah Crumb, Andy Eccleshall, Tracy Felix, and Johanne Friedrichs.
Artists are creative people who specialize in breaking the rules, but this group is excited about showing the community a cohesive black and white show in media as varied as photography, charcoal, acrylic, oil, watercolor, and ceramics.
“It was a challenge to get ten artists to agree on a theme for our first group show. Keeping any color from creeping into their artwork was virtually impossible!” – Mike O’Day, Chair
Graphite is a new hub for people of all ages to come in and experience art.
Art book Library
Workshop area for instruction
8 Artist’s Studios
Darkroom for photography
Would you like to be part of the Graphite experience?
We have lots of big plans for Graphite, but we need YOU! Spread your wings at Graphite and support the vision of making art accessible to all. Chill out at the welcome desk, or tell us about special skills you would like to bring to the start up of something really great: Graphite!
Be Part of the Art
We have eight studios for full-time professional artists who need a place to work and sell their art. All our studios are currently rented, but we will have some openings soon! Studios rent for between $600 and $950 per month.
For part-time artists, we offer locker rentals for $125 per month. This gives you access to using the facility every Sunday, Monday, and Tuesday from 9am to 9pm.
Click the link below to see more information and to apply for a space.
Support Art Start Northwest
Graphite is the home of our non-profit, founded in 2015 with the straightforward mission to make art more accessible to people of all ages.