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Exhibit Opening Reception: “Colors of Nature”

May 28 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm


Field Hall Pat Donlin Lobby, Gallery
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Textile art and the many different ways it is created will be described by three Olympic Peninsula artists at the opening reception for the new Field Arts & Events Hall Gallery exhibit, “Colors of Nature.” The reception and artists introduction will take place in Field Hall’s Pat Donlin lobby on Tuesday, May 28 at 5PM. A complimentary flavored water station will be provided; additional food and drink available for purchase through the Beth & Cappy Rothman Bar.

Sequim art quilter Kathie Cook, 3D fiber and bead artist Pat Herkal, and mixed-media fiber artist Debra E. Olson (both of Port Townsend) will describe their work and answer audience questions. The artists will also introduce the art quilts, mixed-media collages, jewelry, wearable art, textile sculptures, and the hand-woven and hand-felted pieces that are among the 70-plus pieces being displayed by 28 Olympic and Kitsap peninsula artists in “Colors of Nature” on display through Aug. 3.

Created by Peninsula Fiber Artists members with flax, cotton, wool, silk, beads and paper using eco-printing, custom fabric designs, hand-dyed fabric and embroidery, “Colors of Nature” will be open 10AM – 2PM Thursdays, Fridays, Saturdays and for two hours prior to most performances. The gallery will also be open 5PM – 8PM for Second Saturday Artwalks (June 8th and July 13th) and during other summer special events at Field Hall.

Most artwork is available for purchase, at prices starting at $95.

The exhibiting artists are:

Port Angeles: Evette Allerdings, MarySue French, Barbara Houshmand, Michelle Johnson, Merrie Jo Schroeder

Sequim: Lora Armstrong, Kathie Cook, Liisa Fagerlund, Lynn Gilles, Susan Melka, Marla Varner

Port Townsend: Leslie Dickinson, Caryl Bryer Fallert-Gentry, Sue Gale, Gail Haines, Pat Herkal, Kindy Kemp, Cynthia LeRouge, Debra E. Olson, Cathie Wier

Chimacum: Erica Iseminger

Nordland: Susan Sawatzky

Port Hadlock: Larkin Van Horn

Port Ludlow: Jeri Auty, Lori Goddard, Donna Moore, Terri Wolf

Bainbridge Island: Donna Dowdney


May 28
5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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Field Arts & Events Hall – Pat Donlin Lobby
201 W Front Street
Port Angeles, WA 98362 United States
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