April exhibit seeks artists
Local artists are invited to enter Sequoia Gallery + Studios annual Hip to be Square Show.
The show brings in around 100 works created on 12-inch-by-12-inch wooden boards or canvases. All artists can stop by 136 S.E. Third Ave. in Hillsboro to grab an entry form and pay a $25 entry fee. The show is a fundraiser for Sequoia. The pieces are for sale and prices are set by artists.
Works include the gamut of mediums watercolors, acrylic and oil paintings, mixed media works, mosaics, sculptures and collages. Each work includes an artist statement that shares their inspiration with the audience.
The show isnt restricted to Hillsboro residents, and pulls artists from all over the Portland-metro area, and even eastern Oregon.
Theres a huge variety, said Beth OMahony, whos involved with Sequoia. It gives people an opportunity in a gallery setting.
Artwork can be delivered between March 28 and April 3.
There will be an opening reception for the show April 7, 5 to 8 p.m. Vote for the peoples choice award and mingle with the artists. There will also be an award for the best piece created by an artist 18 years old and younger. Dick Blick Art Supply gift cards will be given.