Featured artists at Sidney Art Gallery

The Sidney Art Gallery will present the work of Willadene (Billie) Torbenson and Jani Freimann as the featured show for June.

The show will run through June 30 with the artists' reception held from 1-4 p.m. on Sunday, June 9.

Torbenson was recently the judge for the 43rd Helen Norris Open Art Show held in May at the Sidney Art Gallery. She is a native of the Pacific Northwest and it has been her ambition to be an artist since early childhood. Her art is in numerous corporate and private collections around the world. She is affiliated with the Women Painters of Washington and is a Northwest Watercolor Society Signature member.

Freimann is an award-winning water media and graphite artist who specializes in horses and people. She also enjoys photography.

Sidney Art Gallery and Museum is located at 202 Sidney Ave. Hours are Tuesday through Saturday 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. and Sundays 1-4 p.m. For more information, visit


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