October Art Walk

The Allery - Fine Art

Bellingham's newest gallery invites you to join them on their opening day! Featuring dynamic work from Local and Regional Artists. Main Entrance in the alley. Works by Corey Urlacher , Kat Houseman, Cathy Toot, Michael Dustin, Randy Walker, Anita Aurora's Sigil, Dyana Fiediga, and works by Michelle Schutte, Steeb Russell and Logan McQuaig and possibly more!


Allied Arts of Whatcom County

Allied Arts of Whatcom County’s 2016 Gallery Series continues with Splendid Sunsets, inspired by all the warm colors of the sky, the show will feature the art of David Eisenhower, Heidi Wood, Pamela Heward, Jeanne McGee, and various metal artists from the Bellingham area. The opening reception will be held on October 7th at Allied Art Gallery.


Artifacts Wine Bar

We're partnering up with Evolve Truffles for a taste experience like no other. Join us for a special wine and truffle tasting, topped off with live music in the Courtyard.


Aslan Brewing Co.

Featuring the laser engraving of the Sunspot series by Jenna Goodman. When she was first introduced to the Laser Engraver she fell in love with the combo of hands-on styles, new technology, inspiration from the outdoors and the creative freedom it all brings.


The Atomic Kitten

The Atomic Kitten is a new Vintage Midcentury furniture home and accessories store. Check out some fantastic Midcentruy artwork as well as a few pieces by Art of Donna Mibus who designed The Atomic Kitten logo.


The Beauty Institute Schwarzkopf Professional

Rocktober: A Tribute to Rockstars. Students of The Beauty Institute-SKP take you on a musical journey with mannequin interpretations of their favorite rockstars, past and present.


Bellingham Folk School

Enjoy "Primitive Fiddles" by Vancouver artist, Linda Jane Schmid. Live fiddle tunes by Cayley Schmid of Polecat.


Bellingham Frameworks

Featuring painters Jay Steensma and Joseph Goldberg. Sculpture by Lynne Oulman.


Brandywine Kitchen

Featuring local artist Melissa Helzer.


The Bureau of Historical Investigation

"Women's Work" is an art installation featuring embroidered pieces by womxn artists, celebrating changing roles and role models as the first woman representing a major political party competes for our highest office. Fearless Sale! One night only sale of Gore & Lore Tour tickets. Buy one ticket for October 2016 at regular price and get a second one half off! Limit one discount per customer.


Casa Que Pasa

Local artists and community members join together to show their skeleton-themed artwork! Different materials, inspirations, and backgrounds make this one not to miss!


Center for Independence

Artisans – Nicola Noetic, Julia Martin, David Waugh, Mark Hanson. Featuring: Nicola Noetic doing Styrofoam sculptor demo. Special Guest Stars: Laurie and Dennis as "Raveis Kole" debuting their album, “Electric Blue Dandelion” which is #108 on the charts. Sponsored by: Center for Independence.


Community Food Co-op

It’s Co-op Month and in celebration, the Co-op is hosting a very special all-staff art show and musical performance by Checo Tohomaso! We are fortunate to have many talented artists at the Co-op, and look forward to sharing their lovely creations with you! Music: Based in Vancouver, B.C., we are pleased to host Checo Tohomaso who once toured as a backup musician with Marvin Gaye. Checo is certain to get toes a-tapping with a variety of hits from Motown, soul, R&B, and more. Food: Tasty tidbits and sips throughout the store including Coconut Bliss Tarts from the Co-op bakery.


Creative Openings

Owned and operated by Tom Anderson, master craftsman, Creative Openings produces top-quality hand-crafted wood products including doors, bike fenders, furniture and custom designs.


Culture Cafe at Kombucha Town

Featuring new acrylic and watercolor paintings by Kendra Castillo: “Picking up a paintbrush and starting the first strokes of a painting is like beginning an old conversation with a friend. There are so many conversations to be had and for me painting is a way to share my story as well as my clients. My medium may be different, but my intention is all the same. I want you to get to know me, and I want to get to know you.”


Dakota Gallery

Northwest Pastel Society Members Exhibit.


Downtown Visitors Center

Featuring Go Figure exhibit at our gallery, catch a smaller version of it at the Downtown Visitor's Center. Featuring work by Joetta Egan, Jenny Chatterton and Rafa Mithuna.


Fourth Corner Frames & Gallery

"Artist’s Choice 2016" closing reception: the collaborative show between artist and framer showing the creative talents of regional artists and the frame design talents of the FCF staff.



Quinn Dimitroff, fiber artist, will be showing her newest wall hangings crafted from all natural fibers including merino wool and driftwood. Quinn enjoys the feel and smell of these natural fibers and encorporates the muted tones and textures of the Pacific Northwest into her works.


Goat Mountain Pizza

Our featured artist for the October Art Walk is one of Goat Mountain Pizza's employees, Jared Wartman. Jared has a very colorful abstract style and uses acrylic paint.


The Leopold

Photo realistic work as well as representational abstract art. This week the Leopold hosts two artists.


The Lucky Monkey

Our annual Day of the Dead is here again! Local art will be predominantly featured along with some Mexican and Peruvian art and craft! It is a very entertaining show celebrating Mexico's cultural heritage Dia de Los Muertos!


Make.Shift Art Space

Makeshift Gallery presents "Love Loves to Love," showcasing the paintings of Malissa Perry, a woman with Down Syndrome and autism, and her caregiver, artist Christen Mattix. Malissa’s jewel-like abstractions are paired with Christen’s bold portraits of Malissa, evoking Malissa's radiant spirit. The project brings together adults with intellectual disabilities, caregivers, and the Bellingham community in radical celebration. Overturning stereotypical ideas of ability and disability, artist and model, the exhibit reveals a democratic approach to art practice.



New Work By Karie Jane.


Pickford Art Studios

Come upstairs, take a break, and make your own art gallery exhibit at our drawing party. We have crayons, paper and tape for you to cover the walls with your spontaneous artistic vision.


The Racket Bar Pinball & Lounge

Corey Urlacher constructs assemblage sculptures from bones, Halloween decor, plastic components, and religious statuary. The works reflect an interest in antiquity, the occult, and medical pathology.



Hold The Mayo: recent works by Jim Blanchard.  


A Sacred Passing

Fundraiser for A Sacred Passing: Death Midwifery Service will be hosting Honoring Our Dead: A Tribute to Day of the Dead and an Irish Wake. Art, music, wine and cheer.


Sculpture Northwest Gallery

Sculpture Northwest Gallery is delighted to welcome The Sculptors' Society of British Columbia to Bellingham. In the exhibition titled Clay, Wood, Stone and Beyond, eleven artists with differing art practices, united through sculpture, will present their work.   Feast your eyes on a wide range of contemporary sculpture from the bizarre to the exquisite, from the classical to interactive automata, in bronze, stone, ceramic, welded steel and other mixed media.


Shanti Center for Healing Arts

Come see our new Wellness Center featuring Holistic Skin Care, Massage, Midwifery, Structural Integration, Energy Work, Art by in-house practitioners, mini self care workshops, Labyrinth walk and more! Live music performed by Kelly Holmes and Gentri Watson.


Social Fabric

Monster Doll Mashup! What happens when you mix ceramics and fabric to make a Monster Doll. Come and see what kind of monsterish fun we've had at Baker Creek Ceramics and Social Fabric. Mwahahaahaaaaa.


Third Planet

Horses, owls and hauntingly unique art in acrylic and mixed-medium, Genora brings her own style mixed with art lessons as she explores her 2nd year as a Brush Dancer.


Wandering Oaks Fine Arts Gallery and Art Studio

Presenting art by local artists, from fused glass made in the studio to cast bronze sculptures to pottery. Stop by and see what's new this month.


Western City Center

Western City Center welcomes our local alums and community members to stop by our office during the Downtown Bellingham Art Walk. Check out our space, enjoy some goodies and beverages and enjoy the art on display from Western students, alumni and community members. Featuring calligrapher Kathy Pak and students. 


Whatcom Land Trust

Lorna’s paintings are inspired by old structures: abandoned buildings, weathered boats and rusting trucks. To Lorna’s artistic eye, the fading wood, peeling paint and broken windows provide each image with a personality and a history. Join us at Whatcom Land Trust to see how Lorna brings vivid images of farm animals to life on the canvas. 6-8pm.