Edmonds Arts Festival, Day 1, is in the books

The Edmonds Arts Festival drew a crowd on opening day Friday, and photographer Julia Wiese was there to capture the scene. The festival continues at the Frances Anderson Center in downtown Edmonds Saturday from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. and Sunday from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Read more in Rachel Gardner’s column, 10 Reasons to Attend This Year’s Edmonds Arts Festival, here.

The crowd was buzzing around noon Friday.
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Dan LaChaussee of LaChaussee Blown Glass explains the techniques he and his wife Joi use to create their artwork.
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Bellevue’s Lola Cohen talks to artist Erin Pietsch, here from Boise. Erin deals with porcelain art inspired by the ocean.
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Gail Cerra of Redmond is thrilled with the jewelry display by private jeweler Craig Hagstrom of Jewelry Collections Sequim. Craig designs bespoke pieces and is a 47 year old master silversmith.
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A hand forged bronze horse by sculptor artist Tom Walsh of Oregon.
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Katya Taylor of Renaissance Rags shows off her designs.
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Snohomish’s Kim McDowell wears her paint purchase by artist Tim Wistrom as Nancy Wistrom looks on.
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Phoenix’s Erin Mettille laughs at having her photo taken as Johnny McCoy rings in his hot corn order.
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Edmonds College jazz and salsa band perform.
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Brenna Fields and Shelby Watton, both from Lynnwood, have fun trying out a hammock at Hang Loose.Hammocks
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Artist Joachim McMillan from Beaverton, Oregon shows off his oil paintings. He also sells wearable art as seen in his shirt.
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Alyson McCrink with her mixed media art using materials such as Sculptcrete, glass, pyrite, resin and gold leaf.
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This piece is created by artist Ryan Mcabry of Modern Terrain in Portland, Oregon. This contemporary art mixes acrylic, ink, photography and cards. Each image is uniquely extracted from the topographic lines of the map.
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Artist Tina Hospers shows off one of the pieces she and her partner John Koster created. It has shutters that open and close like those of a window.

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