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Hillsboro, OR 97123


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In This Issue
Sequoia's Dirty Laundry Display
All Member Show
Classes Begin in January
Gift a Class
Ornament Tree
Call to Artists
Volunteering at Sequoia
Sequoia Gallery has received support from two arts organizations: 
The Hillsboro Arts and Culture Council has granted us funds to update our website and  improve our communications with the community.

The Cultural Coalition of Washington County has granted us funds to obtain a gallery hanging system

Art Workshops
Click on the classes link on the masthead above to see the upcoming educational offerings for artists.  We're constantly working on scheduling more, so check back often!

Sequoia Board of Directors
Martin Conley
Norm Enzor
vice president
Elina Zebergs
Linda Jerome
Victoria Shepard
past president
Jan Simmons
community representative
Carol Loughner
community representative

What's Happening at Sequoia January 2015

Brighten the gray days of January by viewing our colorful array of artwork at our All Member Show. This show is a wonderful opportunity to see the quality of artwork, variety of mediums and skilled techniques all our artists offer. In addition, a new fun feature this month is our "Sequoia's Dirty Laundry" display (see below for more details.)

January All Member Show &
Sequoia's Dirty Laundry Display
January 6-30
First Tuesday Reception, January 6, 6 - 8pm
Sequoia Airs Its Dirty Laundry
in January
Put a Song in Your Heart,
Carolyn Pettitt
Does the phrase "dirty laundry" make you think of dark secrets, or the possibility that something's hidden? The secret that Sequoia artists want you to know is that art can be made from anything and, with a little creative thought, can be made to illustrate any theme. The artists of Sequoia have used their imaginations to create a unique extra show for the month of January. They have made pieces out of clay, paper, fabric, and canvas to illustrate what "dirty laundry" might mean. We have asked our artists to get crazy with ideas. The pieces will be installed on clotheslines suspended over the main hallway of the building, hung with clothespins. The show will open on January 6, and hang throughout the month. Come and have fun looking at some very creative pieces.
JANUARY All Member Show

Mixing color, texture, materials and dimension together, this January exhibit showcases all our member's creative talent. Each artist selects their favorite pieces to feature in their gallery space. Every year, the show has a different "look" reflecting the current generation of active Sequoia members. But the one thing that never changes is the spirit of cooperation and friendship that pervades our Sequoia community of 30 member artists, including 13 studio artists, and many teachers, volunteers and friends.  

New Workshops and Events
begin in January
Expressive Watercolor
Steve Kleier
Treat yourself or a loved one to a Sequoia art class. Over 25 events and workshops are scheduled January through June.  
Our instructors include Lynn Adamo, Scott Gellatly, Eric Jacobsen, Steve Kleier, Royce Kugler, Jennifer Kuhns, Barbara Mason, Nancy Schonburn, Sarah Sedwick, and Yer Za Vue. Events include:
  • Brown Bag Art Talk
  • Life Drawing
  • Meet and Greet
Full descriptions can be found at sequoiagallerystudios.org/classes


Brown Bag Art Talk At Noon
Sequoia artists are encouraging the community to bring their sack lunch and enjoy a free hour talk during our Brown Bag Art Talk. Each month, 3 to 4 artists will be featured. They will describe their process in art making and share what makes them tick. Come meet the artists.
Upcoming dates:
  • January 17, February 18, March 14, April 15 and May 13
  • Noon to 1 pm
Ornament Tree
The Sequoia's popular Ornament Tree will continue to be displayed through January. Conceived of as a fundraiser for the gallery's non-profit arts mission, the tree has generated considerable community interest and involvement. Don't miss out in finding a keepsake for next year and support Sequoia Gallery + Studios non-profit mission to bring art awareness and education to the community. 


Call to Artists!

Sequoia is seeking artists for gallery membership. Both 2D and 3D artists of all mediums are welcome to apply for membership in our active community of artists. Download an application from our website or stop by the gallery to pick up an application. For more information, contact Linda Jerome; jeromelk@me.com  

Volunteering at Sequoia

Whether you are an artist, collector, or someone who just appreciates fine art, you can help Sequoia by volunteering to help staff the gallery.  Gallery staffers serve 4 hour shifts on the days of their choosing, depending on slots available. Volunteer applications are available at the gallery.  

Sequoia Gallery + Studios