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  • Matisse in the Garden, Gaiety Hollow

    Matisse in the Garden

    We had a lovely time at Gaiety Hollow last Saturday, painting and cutting out Matisse-inspired collages. I have been planning this class since March with the fabulous members of the Lord and…

  • I Spy With My Little Eye…

    Come sketch with me at the Salem Art Department, the First Wednesday in June! Bring your favorite sketchbook and sketching supplies June 6th from 5-8 and we’ll play a fun I Spy…

  • Thank you Friends and Family

    There are a few times in life when you are able to celebrate with friends and family and everything feels so right. The First Wednesday in May, reception at the Art Department…

  • Digital Comic, Jessica Ramey, Reuse vs Plastic

    Ban the Bag Salem

        Yeah, I’ve made my fair share of upcycled artwork from plastic bags. This trashion dress “Waves of Kanagawa” was made from plastic bags and chicken feed bags. The large puppet “Bag…

  • la-masion-rose_print by jessica ramey

    Booyah! Prints Now Available

    Lots of you have been asking, “Can I buy that?” Those questions always make me feel uneasy, until now. First off, thank you for your support! When I quit my full time…

  • Kuretake Water Brush, medium

    These are a Few of my Favorite Things

    Do you love art supplies as much as I do? Here’s a list of my favorites. Also the Art Department is having a STOREWIDE ONE DAY SALE May First Wednesday. Save an…

  • Salem Puppet Parade

    On September 23rd 2017, Artisans, Puppeteers and Volunteers gathered for the first ever Salem Puppet Parade at the Open Streets Salem event. It was a fabulous day to parade down the closed…

  • 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,…

  • Free Art Friday

    I first heard about Free Art Friday after following the work of My Dog Sighs, a graffiti and street artist in the United Kingdom. My Dog Sighs would leave his artwork on…

  • Rascal Rodents

    I met the Mr. for a nice lunch by Mirror Pond by the Salem Civic Building. While Jason was sitting on a bench, waiting for me to arrive, a nutria scampered from…

  • 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, February Tuna Can

    Each month DIY Studio hosts a Reuse Challenge to encourage creatives to rethink and reimagine. February’s challenge must include a tuna can. The participant who earned the most likes by midnight, Friday…

  • Ma and Pa DIY

    I was diagnosed with a neuroma in my right foot this week. Happy Valentine’s Day to me.  It’s annoying and causes pain whenever I wear heals, or am on my feet for too…

  • Crafternoon Delight: FREE Art Friday

    2/19, noon – 1:oopm Come play with reclaimed materials to create works of art to distribute on the streets of Salem for FREE Art Friday. We’ll provide open studio time, inspiration, and supplies…