Bountiful brown is theme for Sequim First Friday Art Walk

Bountiful brown is theme for Sequim First Friday Art Walk

First Friday Art Walk Sequim

Nov. 4, 5-8 p.m.

Various Venues in Sequim

www.sequimartwalk.com

The color theme for the Nov. 4 First Friday Art Walk Sequim is brown.

Brown is the color of fall harvest and abundance, the turning of the leaves and seasonal spicy treats. Brown represents solid assemblies, community-minded activities, steadfast alliances, comforting homesteads, family trees with deep roots and supportive branches.

You will 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 down to earth friends and family.

First Friday Art Walk Sequim is a fun and 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 www.sequimartwalk.com as your resource to download and print your own map, find out what special events are happening, links, and how you can be part of art.

This educational arts event is sponsored and produced by unique as you/Renne Emiko Brock.

Special events Nov. 4:

• The North Olympic Fiber Arts Festival’s “Material Measurement — Magnitude, Meaning &Makers” fiber arts juried exhibition is at the Sequim Museum &Arts at 175 W. Cedar St. It is about vindicating the volume and importance of all fiber in its many forms while reflecting on textiles, tales, and talent through enlightenment, abundance, accumulation, and perception. Meet and learn from fiber artists who demonstrate during the reception.

• Steve Anderson takes the stage at 5:30 p.m., at the Olympic Theatre Arts Center, 414 N. Sequim Ave. Admission is free, concessions and beverage bar will be open. All are welcome to enjoy Anderson’s rendering of familiar standards and perhaps a few new tunes. Comfortable with a host of musical genres, from blues, country, folk and rock, he is in demand by local performing artists on the peninsula.

Venues

• R&T Crystals and Beads, 158 E. Bell St., jewelry demonstrations by Paulette Hill, D’Ann Gonzales and Gail McLain.

• Cedarbrook Lavender, 134 1/2 W. Washington St. Meet a “budding” artist and learn more about the artistry of lavender.

• Blue Whole Gallery, 129 W. Washington St., features Jan Tatom, a fiber artist, and a selection of art works by Artists of the Blue Whole Gallery. This showing reveals the varied talents and styles represented by 2D and 3D artists that make up this 19-year co-operative gallery.

• Mia Bella, 130A N. Third Ave., art by Curposney Gadane of Enhanced Art, luminaries by Paula Graham, Pat Gordon, George Zien, Priscilla Patterson, Pam Kauffman and concrete garden features of hosts, rhubarb, and other exotic leaves bejeweled and painted by Joanie Schmoll.

• The Bag Ladies of Sequim, WA, 167 W. Washington St., with up-cycled items for a new purpose with an artful twist. All of their creations are one of a kind items that are handmade. Each item has a unique combination of felting, hand-dying, beading, embroidering and appliquéing. Several other artists’ works are for sale in their shop.

• 1st Security Bank, 114 S. Sequim Ave., Jan Kepley’s photographs with artist’s reception from 4:30-6 p.m. with cards and calendars for sale.

• Sequim Spice and Tea, 139 W. Washington St., Maia Waye’s inspirational art.

• Local Yarn Shop, 213 E. Washington St., live music and fiber arts demonstrations.

About Art Walk

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.

Want to participate as a venue or artist on the official first Friday Art Walk Sequim map, listing and website, contact Renne Emiko Brock at 460-3023 or renne@uniqueasyou.com.

If you are an artist of any media on the Art Walk, get your information to her for publicity and opportunities.

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