Mead Werks hosts art exhibit

PORT TOWNSEND — Quilts, collages, art dolls and embroidery are among the 23 pieces in a two-month Surface Design Association exhibit opening Saturday with a reception at the Mead Werks at Wilderbee Farm.

The reception is set 3 p.m. to 5 p.m. at the farm at 223 Cook Ave. Extension.

Organized by the North Olympic chapter of the Surface Design Association, the exhibit includes the work of 21 artists from Port Angeles, Sequim, Port Townsend and Bainbridge Island.

Among the techniques illustrated in the exhibit are several forms of dyeing, weaving, felting and fabric manipulation, many of them available for purchase.

The show, which closes Oct. 13, can be visited during Mead Werks hours from noon to 7 p.m. Saturdays and Sundays.

Artists are Barbara Houshmand and Diane Williams of Port Angeles; Linda Carlson, Kathie Cook, Liisa Fagerlund and Marla Varner of Sequim; Rosemary Burris, Leslie A. Dickinson, Caryl Bryer Fallert-Gentry, Sue Gale, Rachel Gaspers, Pat Herkal, Annie Karl, Kindy Kemp, Cheri Kopp, Donna Lark, Debra Olson, Barbara Ramsey and Cathie Wier of Port Townsend; and Donna Lee Dowdney of Bainbridge Island.

For more information about the Surface Design Association, which welcomes visitors to its meetings, see the North Olympic chapter’s website and Facebook page,

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