November 3 “Threads Count” Reception with Fiber Filmmaker Andrea Love during Harvest and Brown Themed First Friday Art Walk Sequim

"Threads Count" exhibition at Sequim Museum & Arts
"Threads Count" exhibition at Sequim Museum & Arts
“Threads Count” exhibition at Sequim Museum & Arts

First Friday Art Walk Sequim is a fun and free self-guided tour of local art venues in Sequim on the First Friday of every month from 5 – 8 p.m. Visit online at as your resource to download and print your own map, find out what special events are happening, links, and how you can be part of art. Our mission is to create approachable and accessible art and cultural venues that encourage the community to connect and celebrate expression and diversity.


November 3 Art Walk Color Theme is BROWN! Brown is the color of fall harvest and abundance, the turning of the leaves, and seasonal spicy treats. Brown represents solid assemblies, family trees with deep roots and supportive branches, community minded activities, comforting homesteads, and steadfast alliances. You will find works of art and folks supporting the option to dress in shades of bountiful brown or representations of hearth and harvest as they enjoy an evening on the town with down to earth friends and family. More details for the First Friday Art Walk Sequim can be found at the website


"Threads Count" exhibition at Sequim Museum & Arts
“Threads Count” exhibition at Sequim Museum & Arts


“Threads Count – Textiles, Technology & Tales” demonstrations and reception of the fiber arts exhibition and filmmaker Andrea Love will be sharing her fiber film making craft at the Sequim Museum & Arts at 175 W Cedar St. Sequim WA. “Threads Count” exhibition validates the advancement of civilization, culture, and community through fiber works that expose the application of innovations in art and science while also creatively expressing the thoughtful tales and ties that bind us together. Balancing aesthetics and utility, fiber art creators manifest meaningful stories with stitches, advocate through Craftivism, and empower inclusion by making efficient and / or exquisite objects that educate, unify, and inspire.


"Complexity - A Study in Overshot" by Kathy Hogan
“Complexity – A Study in Overshot” by Kathy Hogan


The “Threads Count” exhibition artists includes Carolyn Abbott, Joyce Alford, Lynn Aleta Baritelle, Alex Borgen, Renne Emiko Brock, Mary Ann Clayton, Kathie Cook, Anne Davies, Marca Davies, Michele Delli Gatt, Lauralee DeLuca, Carolyn Doe, Donna Dowdney, Liisa Fagerlund, Marijane Figg, Susanne Foster, MarySue French, Carol Geer, Janet Green, Pamela Hastings, Marilyn Hiestana, Pat Herkal, Leslie Hoex, Kathy Hogan, Erica Iseminger, Estelle Jackson, Christiane Johnson, Lee Johnson, Marge Kepner, Susan Kroll, Mary Liebsch, Connie Lobo, Kathy Martin, Serena Mylchreest, Sherry Nagel, Susan Nylander, Ilse Osier, Patti Pattison, Jennifer Pelikan, Kim Perkins, Barbara Ramsey, Diane Ross, Susan Savage, Allison Sell, Gloria Skovronsky, Peggy St. George, Sue Thompson, Marla Varner, Nancy Wilcox, Diane Williams, and Beth Witters. Engage with several of the fiber artists and enjoy active demonstrations of their artful skills.


Andrea Love on set creating fiber based animation.
Andrea Love on set creating fiber based animation.


Filmmaker Andrea Love will share her films and behind the scenes stories, puppets, props, and fiber fun for the audience. Films include Tribeca Film Festival Official Selection “Fear” and real stories told by real puppets like “Revolution”, “Boulton Farm”, Finnriver Cider’s “Handcrafted Love”, “Bazaar Girls”, and many more. Andrea graduated with a Bachelor of Fine Arts from Hampshire College in 2010, concentrating in film studies and sustainable agriculture. For the past five years, she has been living in Port Townsend, Washington, working on organic farms and teaching herself the tedious and addicting craft of traditional animation.


Andrea Love’s “Revolution” film about spinning yarn
Andrea Love’s “Revolution” film about spinning yarn shot


Call for Artists “Material Measurement – Magnitude, Meaning & Makers”

Parallel Patterns Exhibition 2014

“Material Measurement – Magnitude, Meaning & Makers”

A juried fiber arts exhibition vindicating the volume and importance of all fiber in its many forms while reflecting on textiles, tales, and talent through enlightenment, abundance, accumulation, and perception. Conspicuous consumption or considerate consequences, creators convey cloth’s transformation from meaningless mass into something that matters. Seasoned or newer creations, open to all fiber arts media.

Maximum of three entries per artist. $5 entry fee per artwork piece.

Please submit each piece of artwork entry individually to pay for the $5 entry fee.

Online Entries only at Submittable:

Entry Deadline: September 4, 2016 at 9 PM

Artwork Delivery: Before September 23, 2016

Exhibit Dates: October 1 – November 26, 2016

Opening Reception: Oct 2, 2016

First Friday Art Walk Sequim Receptions: October 7, 2016 and November 4, 2016

North Olympic Fiber Arts Festival –

The “Material Measurement” exhibition is a component of the 11th Annual North Olympic Fiber Arts Festival on Oct 1 and 2, 2016 at the Museum & Arts Center in the Sequim – Dungeness Valley (MAC) at 175 West Cedar St., Sequim WA 98382. Many fiber arts events and exhibitions happen throughout the month of October on the Olympic Peninsula that are partnerships with the North Olympic Fiber Arts Festival.

North Olympic Fiber Arts Festival Director, Exhibition Juror, and Curator
Renne Emiko Brock – Award winning artist, educator, and Arts advocate promoting the importance of creative education and community participation in the arts and sciences that are active and inclusive. Owner of unique as you and Peninsula College faculty.




"Fostered Fiber – Remembrance, Remnants & Mentors" 2015 Fiber Arts Exhibition
“Fostered Fiber – Remembrance, Remnants & Mentors” 2015 Fiber Arts Exhibition