Member News

April Member News

Lieta Gratteri

Lieta’s watercolors will be on display from May 1 through June 9 at A Framer’s Touch in Forest Grove.

Waiting for the Right One, Lietta Gratteri

Gayle Pedemonte

Gayle Pedemonte’s plein air paintings are being featured at Valley Art Association in Forest Grove during March and April.

Work by Gayle Pedemonti

Gordon Campbell

Sequoia artist Gordon Campbell will be having a solo show at Anne Ami Vineyards in Carlton, OR during May and June. His show will feature winery related mosaics created from linoleum & vinyl pieces. Visit the website www.anneamie.com for hours and directions.

Wine Tour, Gordon Campbell

Cheryl Cameron

Cheryl Cameron will be an exhibitor at the Gathering of the Guilds 2018 April 27 – 29 at the Oregon Convention Center. For more information visit: https: //www.oregoncc.org/events/2018/04/gathering-guilds-2018

Cheryl Cameron, Silk Painting Demo

March Member News

Ellen Jerome

Ellen Jerome will be participating in a group exhibition at the Rogue Gallery  + Art Center in Medford, Oregon. The show, entitled American Views: Emerging Landscapes – Waterways, runs from February 23 to March 30.

Near Yosemite, Ellen Jerome
Dachshund, Eliat Avivi

Eliat Avivi

Eliat will be exhibiting her colorful mosaic paintings at Pearl Gallery + Framing in Portland during the month of March. The show, entitled Fragments in Sight, runs March 2 through April 3. The artist’s reception is Thursday, March 2 from 5 – 9 pm.

Paula Smith-Danell

Paula’s fabric design, Santorini Skyline, was the winning entry in January fabric design contest sponsored by Spoonflower and online fabric design and sales company. Paula’s design won the popular vote out of over 500 entries. Paula wins a 10% commission on the sale of her design through Spoonflower, as well as a cash-prize from the company.

Congratulations, Paula!

Santorini Skyline Fabric Design, Paula Smith-Danell
Gayle Pedemonte with "Foggy Morning at the Bus Stop"
Laura Wilson with "Hey Siri, Show Me Downtown Hillsboro"

Gayle Pedemonte and Laura Wilson

Gayle Pedemonte and Laura Wilson each have a piece hanging at the Hillsboro City Center as part of their Picture Hillsboro 2018 art show and competition.

Gayle’s oil and Laura’s watercolor were among more than 50 submissions the city received this year in its call for artists to depict Hillsboro. There are 10 total artist finalists with 12 images being considered. The city will purchase one piece to become part of its permanent collection and reproduce the image for use on city notecards. On March 6, first Tuesday, the mayor will announce this year’s winner during the city council meeting.

Gayle and Laura recently attended a city council meeting to talk about their art work and about being members of Sequoia Gallery + Studios.

Member News

Laura Wilson and Gayle Pedemonte

The city of Hillsboro offers the Picture Hillsboro competition annually to select an image that will represent the characteristic landscapes and people of Hillsboro, Oregon.
Sequoia members Laura Wilson and Gayle Pedemonte are two of 12 finalists this year.
Their work will be on display February through April in the Shirley Huffman Auditorium, along with the other finalists.

Laura Wilson’s composition, “Hey Siri, Show Me Downtown Hillsboro”, represents an abstract view of a favorite Hillsboro gathering place, the water feature outside the City Center. It includes the Sequoia tree that stand watch over the Washington County Courthouse. Gayle Pedemonte, an accomplished oil and pastel painter, entered her impressionistic composition entitled, “Foggy Morning at the Bus Stop”.

The selection of winning artwork will be made toward the end of February.
On March 6 there will be a presentation of Final Selection at the City Council, Hillsboro Civic Center Auditorium, 150 E Main St, Hillsboro, OR 97123, 7 pm

Laura Wilson with "Hey Siri, Show Me Downtown Hillsboro"
Gayle Pedemonte with "Foggy Morning at the Bus Stop"