ART NEWS - WHAT’S HAPPENING AT SEQUOIA

This month at Sequoia

July 3 - August 3, 2018 | 10 am - 6 pm, Tuesday-Saturday
Meet the Artists: Tuesday, July 3, 5 - 8pm
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Hello reader,
We excited to introduce you this month to the work of two of our newer artists, Robert Zorko and Laura Hopper. Join us on First Tuesday to meet them and enjoy their art, and also to swing by the art studios in the building. Also check out our extensive list of classes...there's something for everyone: silk painting, oil painting, drop-in journaling, watercolor with Yong Hong Zhong and (cue the drum role) more Summer Paint Parties!

EXHIBITIONS

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Yaruba, Robert Zorko
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Koi, Laura Hopper

July 2018 Featured Artists Show

Acrylic painter Robert Zorko and Watercolor painter Laura Hopper have their debut shows at Sequoia Gallery this month. Click below to read about their painting styles and inspiration.

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Upcoming Exhibitions

August 7 - 31, Leopoldine Brew & Jane Vanderzanden
September 4 - 28 Lieta Gratteri, Gayle Pedemonte & Janis Childs
October 2 - Nov 2 Plein-Air Event Show

EVENTS

A Visit with Dawning McGinnis: Artist in Our Community

We welcome Hillsboro's 2018 Artist in Our Community, Dawning McGinnis, to Sequoia Gallery on Friday, August 10th from 1:30pm - 4pm for an art-making event that is open to the public. Dawning's pop-up art events are funded by the Hillsboro Arts and Culture Endowment. Dawning's goal is to share the joy of art throughout the community during …

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Plein Air @ Washington County July 2018 Update

Our annual Fall Plein Air Painting event is coming soon. Get a little practice in by joining our Sequoia artists for an informal morning plein air paintout on Saturday, August 25th at Rood Bridge Park. Details to follow in August.
Visit Our Plein Air Page
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UPCOMING CLASSES

#222, INTRODUCTION TO SILK PAINTING - CHERYL CAMERON

July 15, Sunday,12:00 am - 5:00 pm
$80

This workshop will be an introduction to silk painting using the serti technique. We will talk about technique, using resist/gutta, color application and blending, salt technique, setting the colors and all that good stuff in plenty of detail. You’ll paint a handkerchief to get used to the process, and then an 8 x 54 inch scarf.

Ages: 15 to adult (under 15 with a parent)
Maximum 6 students
All supplies included for the class.
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#223, INTRODUCTION TO SILK PAINTING - CHERYL CAMERON

Aug 12, Sunday, 12:00 am - 5:00 pm
$80

This workshop will be an introduction to silk painting using the serti technique. We will talk about technique, using resist/gutta, color application and blending, salt technique, setting the colors and all that good stuff in plenty of detail. You’ll paint a handkerchief to get used to the process, and then an 8 x 54 inch scarf.

Ages: 15 to adult (under 15 with a parent)
Maximum 6 students.
All supplies included for the class.
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#226, "Watercolor Vineyard" with Laura Hopper

Aug 24 Friday 1:30-4:00 pm
$40

Come to Sequoia and have fun painting! Go home with a watercolor painting of grapes, the treasure of Oregon vineyards. This an opportunity for you and your friends to have a good time, create a work of art you can be proud of. Come by yourself, or come as a group, either way …

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#216, Paint Watercolor with Yong Hong Zhong

Sept 21, 22, 23 (Fri, Sat, Sun)
9:00 am - 4:00 pm
$300 total
Go From Thumbnail Sketches to Watercolor Completion
Portland artist, Yong Hong Zhong holds a major in Illustration and minor in Art History from The Pratt Institute in New York. As a career artist, Yong has completed work for Disney Animation Studios and MTV Animation Studios.
Yong’s plein air watercolor paintings have earned top recognitions at competitions in each state along the west coast as well as New York. Sequoia is fortunate to have Yong leading this small workshop which will fill up quickly.

Sequoia Paint Parties

Grab your friends and come on down to Sequoia for a Summer Paint Party! These lovely ladies had a blast painting sunflowers while they celebrated a friend's birthday. Register on line for one of our scheduled Paint Parties here.
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#9, "Paint Your Multnomah Falls" with the Sequoia Artist Team

Aug 17 Friday 6:30-9:00 pm $40 Come to Sequoia and have fun painting! The Sequoia Artists Team will help you go home with a fun rendition of an Oregon icon, Multnomah Falls.
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#10, "Paint Your Mt. Hood" with the Sequoia Artist Team

Sept 7 Friday 6:30-9:00 pm $40 Come to Sequoia and have fun painting! The Sequoia Artists Team will help you go home with a fun rendition of an Oregon icon, Mt. Hood.
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Ongoing Classes

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Drop-in Art Journaling

Thursdays, 11 am – 2 pm
July 12, 26 and August 9, 23
$10 per session
Drop in! No preregistration needed, pay at gallery desk.
Bring your creative ideas and join liked-minded individuals in a fun and free-flowing, uninstructed session of art journaling.
Maximum 10 per session. Ages 16 and up.
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#125 Creating with Oil and Acrylic with Royce Kugler

July 11, 18, 25
10 am-2pm | $35 per class
To register, contact Royce – 503-649-3969
Royce Kugler will work with students individually, guiding students with composition, color selection, and application while students work on their independent projects. Beginners to advanced.
To Register please contact Royce directly.
Phone: 503-649-3969

Meet and Mingle

July 6 & 20, Aug 3 & 17
9am – 10:30am
Panera Bread, Hillsboro, 7202 NE Cornell Rd.
Free – Registration is not necessary.

Classic Life Drawing

Classic Life Drawing will be on break during outdoor weather...watch for sessions to resume in the fall when rain sends us indoors again.

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: galleryinfo@sequoiagallerystudios.org

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 online or at the gallery.

SEQUOIA BOARD OF DIRECTORS

Lawrence Whitlock, President | Carolyn Pettitt, Vice President
Janis Childs, Treasurer | Ellen Jerome, Secretary | Barbara Martin, Past President
Jan Simmons and Carol Loughner, Community Representatives

SUPPORTERS

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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