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  • Art Supply Swap, Salem Public Library

    It’s Coming… Art Supply Swap 2018

    Last year the library was packed with art supplies that I can’t wait to see what comes through the doors this time around. Give a second life to all those forgotten art…

  • Jessica Ramey Oil Painting

    Big News, Solo Art Show

    You know that feeling of butterflies in your stomach on the first day of school? Remember all the questions racing through your mind? Question 1: Do I know enough? Question 2: Who…

  • Matisse class, Jessica Ramey

    Matisse in the Garden

    Want to learn more about mixing paint? How about a fun, creative experience in a lovely historic garden? I’ve teamed up with the awesome folks a the Lord and Schryver Conservancy to…

  • Art Giveaway, Paris Photo, Jessica ramey

    Show a Little Love, Art Giveaway

    I want to keep in contact AND give away some free art. Each time you share this post on facebook, like this on Instagram, or join my monthly rag, I’ll enter you…

  • Building Community

    Warning nostalgic post to follow… I’ve been painting this street for awhile now and it’s so dang hard. Yes there are lots of details with the decorative buildings but one building in…

  • Calling all Puppeteers, Artists, and Volunteers

    Want to do something fun in Salem? Want to play in the streets? Make some art? Or cheer on local creatives? You are invited to participate in the first ever Salem Puppet Parade. Dance,…

  • They Say

    These few months have been a bit strange. I have discovered that someone has been spreading some really awful things about me that are untrue and completely not in my character. While the people…

  • Sign up for my OMG! (Oh My Gouache) class!

    I’m super excited to teach a class entitled OMG! (Oh My Gouache) at the Art Department in Salem, Oregon. Some people know gouache as opaque watercolor, casein tempra, tempera, poster color, or…

  • Salem Sketchers

    I’m so very thankful to be a part of this supportive group of sketchers, Salem Sketchers. I was invited to the group by Katy Vigeland, artist and owner of the Art Department…

  • Cultural Craft Night- LGBT

    Cultural Craft Night- LGBT 5/28, 6:30-7:30pm Howard Street Charter School We are gearing up for LGBT Pride Month in June and will make rainbow bracelets from discarded paper and thread. We’ll also…

  • REUSE CHALLENGE- Junk Mail

    REUSE CHALLENGE-  Junk Mail Each month DIY Studio hosts a Reuse Challenge to encourage creatives to rethink and re-imagine. May’s challenge must include at least one piece of junk mail. Post your…

  • Cereal Box Pinhole Camera Class

    3/24, 6pm Kick off spring break by learning how to make a fun toy camera out of reuse materials, ages 12 and up. Taught by photographer Lisa Miller, adults and kids are…

  • Reuse Challenge: Water Bottle

    3/1 – 3/28, FREE! Each month DIY Studio hosts a Reuse Challenge to encourage creatives to rethink and reimagine. March’s challenge must include a water bottle. Post your photos of your recreation…

  • Trashion at the Mid-Valley Green Awards

    DIY Studio was excited to be a part of the Mid-Valley Green Awards an event put on in partnership with Straub Environmental Center and Marion County Environmental Services. It was a lot…