Flower Garden Frizzle by Debra Olson will be part of the Colors of Nature exhibit at Field Arts and Events Hall in Port Angeles.

Flower Garden Frizzle by Debra Olson will be part of the Colors of Nature exhibit at Field Arts and Events Hall in Port Angeles.

Reception set for Colors of Nature art exhibit

PORT ANGELES — There will be a reception at 5 p.m. Tuesday for the opening of “Colors of Nature.”

The fiber art exhibit will be on display in the Pat Donlin Gallery at Field Arts and Events Hall, 201 W. Front St., from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Thursdays through Saturdays until Aug. 3.

The exhibit also is open from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. during the Second Saturday Art Walks on June 8 and July 13 and for an hour prior to any show at Field Hall.

The exhibit features more than 70 art quilts, mixed-media collages, jewelry, wearable art, textile sculptures, and the hand-woven and hand-felted pieces created by 28 regional textile artists.

Through the Garden Gate by Kathie Cook of Sequim will be part of the Colors of Nature exhibit at Field Arts and Events Hall in Port Angeles.

Through the Garden Gate by Kathie Cook of Sequim will be part of the Colors of Nature exhibit at Field Arts and Events Hall in Port Angeles.

Three of the artists, Kathie Cook, Pat Herkal and Debra E. Olson, will be at the reception to introduce the pieces in the exhibit, describe their work and answer questions from attendees.

Cook is an art quilter from Sequim. Herkal is a 3-D fiber and bead artist from Port Townsend. Olson, also from Port Townsend, works in mixed-media fiber.

The exhibitors, who are all members of Peninsula Fiber Artists, also include Evette Allerdings, MarySue French, Barbara Houshmand, Michelle Johnson and Merrie Jo Schroeder from Port Angeles; Lora Armstrong, Kathie Cook, Liisa Fagerlund, Lynn Gilles, Susan Melka and Marla Varner from Sequim; Leslie Dickinson, Caryl Bryer Fallert-Gentry, Sue Gale, Gail Haines, Pat Herkal, Kindy Kemp, Cynthia LeRouge, Debra E. Olson and Cathie Wier from Port Townsend; Erica Iseminger from Chimacum; Susan Sawatzky from Nordland; Larkin Van Horn from Port Hadlock; Jeri Auty, Lori Goddard, Donna Moore and Terri Wolf from Port Ludlow; and Donna Dowdney from Bainbridge Island.

Peninsula Fiber Artists meets the second Wednesday of each month, alternating between the Gardiner Community Center in Sequim and the Northwind Art space at Fort Worden in Port Townsend.

For information, visit www.sda-np.com.

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