Coming Up at Sequoia

Saturday, September 30, Plein Air Artists' Award Reception and Wet Paint Sale, 6 - 8 pm
October 3 - November 3, 2017 | 10 am - 5 pm, Tuesday-Saturday
Artists' Reception: Tuesday, October 3, 5 - 8pm
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As this edition of the Sequoia ArtNews reaches your inbox, PleinAir@WashingtonCounty is currently taking place at gorgeous locations all around Hillsboro and Washington County. Plein air artists of all painting and drawing mediums are enjoying the beautiful weather that has been forecast for the duration of the event. Please scroll down to learn about two opportunities to view the finished paintings and meet the artists.



Plein Air Artists' Reception and Wet Paint Sale

While the paint is still drying on the canvases, come visit with our participating Plein Air artists and view the winning compositions on Saturday evening from 6 - 8ppm at Sequoia Gallery + Studios. Robert Gamblin, founder of Gamblin Artists Colors, will be judging the finished works. Awards will be presented at 7pm. Cash prizes of $750 and $500 will be awarded to the First and Second Place winners. Additional awards will be announced at the reception. Wine will be served by Helvetia Winery.

October Plein Air Show & Sale

Sequoia Gallery + Studios presents art works created at the 3rd annual PleinAir@Washington County painting event. For four days, artists from around the area have been painting and drawing at picturesque locations in and around Hillsboro and Washington County including local wineries, parks, farms and businesses. A variety of paint mediums will be represented at …

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Upcoming Shows

November 7 - December 1, 2017 Cheryl Cameron, Anne Ferguson and Becky Gravenmier

December 5, 2017 - February 2, 2018 Sequoia Gallery All Members Show and small treasures


ArtFest on the Plaza

Hillsboro Arts Month will kick off with ArtFest on the Plaza on Saturday, September 30 from 9 am - 1:30 pm. All are welcome to enjoy performances, family activities, popcorn, a street magician, and more! In collaboration with the Hillsboro Farmers' Market, come participate in this fun, free celebration at the Tom Hughes Civic Center Plaza. Come visit the Sequoia booth at ArtFest to learn more about our non-profit mission to promote the visual arts and art education in greater Hillsboro. For more details about the Hillsboro Arts Month click here!

October 2017 Plein Air Update

By the time you read this, the our annual Plein Air event will be in progress and pariticipating artists will be busy create wonderful Plein Air paintings for our September 30 Plein Airt Artists' Reception and Wet Paint Sale, as well as our October Plein Air Show and Sale. Many thanks to all our Plein Air Committee members, volunteers, donors and participating event venues. A special thanks to Robert Gamblin for agreeing to be our judge for the event. and to Helvetia Winery for assisting at the Plein Air Artists' Reception. An event of this size and complexity requres many helping hands. We couldn't have done it without you!

Be sure to check out the photos of the PleinAir@Washigton County 2017 in our November ArtNews.


#210 Sacred Totem Screen Printing

Teacher: Erika Wolf
Date and Time: Saturday, October 7, 10am - 3 pm
Fee: $75
To Register: Call or visit the Gallery, 503-693-0401, 136 SE Third, Hillsboro, OR, Tuesday - Friday, 10am - 5pm
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#5 Paint Paul Klee's Cat

Teacher: Barbara Mason
Date and Time: Friday, October 20, 6:30 - 9pm
Fee: $30
To Register: Call or visit the Gallery, 503-693-0401, 136 SE Third, Hillsboro, OR, Tuesday - Friday, 10am - 5pm
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Barbara Mason's abstract solarplate intaglio prints are currently on display at the Hillsboro Civic Center. The exhibition continues until the end of October. Open Monday - Friday, 9 am - 5 pm.
Apex, Barbara Mason
Gordon and Riley
Gordon Campbell has created one of his linoleum mosaics as a donation for the Soul River, Inc. fundraiser auction and dinner Oct. 22, at the Oregon Zoo Conservation Center. Soul River connects urban youth & U.S. military veterans for outdoor educational experiences.
Gordon is presenting the mosaic to Riley Brooks, representing Soul River.
Visit the website for more information on the event and Soul River.


Creating with Oil & Acrylic

October 4, 11, 18 & 25
10 am-2pm
$35 per class
To register, contact Royce 503-649-3969

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Meet and Mingle

October 6 & 20
9am - 10:30am

Panera Bread, Hillsboro, 7202 NE Cornell Rd.
Free - Registration is not necessary.
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Life Drawing

October 9 & 23
$9 - with a tip jar.
Drop in! No preregistration needed.
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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 Martin Conley,


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 online or at the gallery.


Barbara Mason, President | Lawrence Whitlock, Vice President
Janis Childs, Treasurer | Linda Jerome, Secretary | Martin Conley, Past President
Jan Simmons and Carol Loughner, Community Representatives


Sequoia Gallery has received support from two arts organizations. The Cultural Coalition of Washington County and Oregon Cultural Trust have granted us funds for website development.
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