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  • 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…

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • Waste Matters Tabloid

    The Waste Matters Tabloid allows Marion County Environmental Services to connect with residents and business annually through 8-page tabloid mailing. I was responsible for the content, graphic design, and supervised the printing…

  • Rockin’ Repair

    It was a nice, warm Wednesday evening when fixers gathered to help repair the broken, tattered, and rusted. We collected 30 tickets. 25 items were fixed, 4 items were not repairable, and 1…

  • 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…

  • Commute Map

    Mornings…ugh! It’s hard enough to pull myself out of bed at 5:30am. And now, the mornings are getting dark. But there are so many interesting things to see along my morning commute.…

  • U-pick Strawberry Time

    Some scents and tastes scream spring. Strawberries are one of them. This week I received a new camera for the studio and a message from a friend announcing $1 lb u-pick strawberries…

  • 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…