Earth tone takes stage at First Friday’s Art Walk

The Nov. 6 First Friday Art Walk Sequim color theme is brown!

First Friday Art Walk

When: 5-8 p.m., Nov. 6

Where: Downtown Sequim

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Sequim Gazette staff

The Nov. 6 First Friday Art Walk Sequim color theme is brown! Brown is the color of fall harvest and abundance, the turning of the leaves and seasonal spicy treats. The solid color of brown represents steadfast friendships, family trees and bonds, deep roots and supportive branches and comforting homesteads.

Find works of art and folks supporting the option to dress in shades of bountiful brown or representations of hearth and harvest as they enjoy an evening on the town with friends and family.

First Friday Art Walk Sequim is a free, self-guided tour of local art venues in Sequim on the First Friday of every month from 5-8 p.m. Visit online at as a resource to download and print your own map.

Special events Nov. 6:

• Engage with local fiber artists at “Fostered Fiber – Remembrance, Remnants & Mentors” the 2015 North Olympic Fiber Arts Festival Juried Exhibition at the Museum & Arts Center at 175 W. Cedar St. This year the exhibition theme is about expressing the dedication to cloth, cherished memories and mentorship with gifts of knowledge and kindness, while cultivating interest in generations to come in the practice of fiber arts creation and sharing of abundance.

• Olympic Theatre Arts at 414 N. Sequim Ave. is featuring guitarist, singer and songwriter Jake Reichner, from 5:30-7:30 p.m. for OTA’s OFF Stage event. Reichner performs original music inspired by nature and art while exploring musical genres including folk, country, classic rock and even rap. Immediately following Reichner’s performance, OTA will be presenting on Main Stage the classic comedy “The Man Who Came to Dinner” beginning at 7:30 p.m.

• Blue Whole Gallery at 129 W. Washington St. features Katherine Loveland, photographer, and Jan Tatom, fiber artist, with “Art of Elegance” sharing the artists’ inner eyes, ability to capture nature and skills that have been fostered over years. Their art will take viewers to the world of fine art filled with joy.

Sequim venues

• Sequim Library, 630 N. Sequim Ave., artist Vana Arnold through Dec. 1

• Pacific Pantry, 229 S. Sequim Ave., meet local artists from 5-8 p.m.

• Bank of America, 114 S. Sequim Ave., Judy Larimore, photographer, 5-6 p.m. First Friday

• Sequim City Hall, 152 W. Cedar St., Tuttie Peetz driftwood sculpture, through December during normal business hours.

• Starbucks, 680-F W. Washington St., Lyn Smith watercolors, through Nov. 24 during normal business hours.

• Hart’s Fine Books, 161 W. Washington St. Fine artist Erica McClain, book artist Jean Wyatt and DJ Jason Dalziel playing jazz and classics on a vintage victrola.

• Sequim Spice and Tea, 139 W. Washington St. Craig Robinson’s delightful hand-painted furniture and artwork.

• R&T Crystals and Beads, 158 E. Bell St. Fine jewelry demonstrations.

• Rainshadow Roasting Company, 157 W. Cedar St. Todd Fisher’s playful, vibrant artwork.

• Gallery on the Walls, 128 E. Washington St. Watercolorists Sally Cays, Patricia Taynton.

Port Angeles venues

• Lower Elwha Heritage Center, 401 E. First St., Sallie and Randy Radock, through November during normal business hours.

• Heatherton Gallery, 115 Railroad St., local artists, Nov. 13, 4-7:30 p.m.

• The Landing Artist’s Studio, 115 E. Railroad Ave., Nov. 14, 4-7:30 p.m., watch artists work.

• Sequim Arts Members’ Show, 115 E. Railroad Ave., Nov. 10-15, reception Nov. 13, 5-7:30 p.m.

To create inclusion between venues, artists, and audience, everyone is encouraged to participate in the Art Walk’s monthly themes as a fun community activity in any creative form they wish to express it. ­January is silver, February is red, March is green, April is pink, May is aqua, June is white, July is purple, August is yellow, September is blue, October is orange, November is brown and December is gold.

The information above was supplied by Janie Brackney, Olympic Peninsula Art Association, at 681-8449 or; and Renne Emiko Brock-Richmond at 460-3023 or; and compiled by Sequim Gazette staff.