Art in the Library at the Sequim Branch Library
The current Art in the Library exhibit features the photography and paintings of Jim Gift, and will be on display from
June 2 through October 2 at the Sequim Branch Library.
Jim Gift, a Sequim-based artist, is an award winning nature photographer specializing in wildlife and landscape photography. He has won numerous show awards for his photography including eight best of show ribbons. His landscapes reflect his special love of the wilderness. Gift is a lifelong birder and has completed his largest body of work on diverse bird species. In the last eight years, Gift has studied watercolor painting with Pat Gordon, Judy Priest, Carol Janda, George Zein, Kim Johnson, Kay Barnes and Stan Miller and has spent time developing his skills using this medium. He paints largely from his photographs of birds and of local mountains and waterways.