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  • Traces, March 4-April 23, 2022 Annex gallery, Salem Art Association

    Traces Art Show

    Band of Artists Collective is having a reception on March 4 from 5:30 to 7:30 at Salem Art Association. We are taking over the Annex to showcase some of our latest work.…

  • Oceanscape Painting, Jessica Ramey

    Artwork Auction

    There are so many gorgeous things to bid on for the Free Fridge Auction (@freefridgesalem ). I donated this 6.5×6.5 oil painting and there are so many other wonderful art pieces and…

  • Pop Art, Tiny Art Show

    Tiny Art Show

    Reception, First Friday, Feb 4, 5-8pmShow Feb 4-26Concrete Gallery (in the back of Art Department)254 Commerical St NE, Salem OR  DOWNLOAD THE PROGRAM Come explore the whimsy and wonderful world of wee things.…

  • Masked Ball Entry, Jessica Ramey

    Masked Ball

    Finally got my submission for River Gallery ‘s Virtual Masked Ball done! (You can too, there is still time!) I love seeing the different types of mushrooms we have in Oregon. Especially the ones…

  • Art in the Dark, Art Department

    Art in the Dark

    Application Due September 22Submissions Due September 26Reception October 1, 5-8pmPick up Artwork, October 24-29 Calling all artists who work with glow-in-the-dark paint and black light. We are curating a black light and…

  • Square Foot Community Art Show, Art Department

    Square Foot Community Art Show

    First Friday Art Walk | June 4, 5-8 pmShow | through June 20 Wow, we are simply blown away with all of the submissions for our first-ever Square Foot Art Show. Come explore the…

  • Luna, ATC trading post, Art Department

    Luna, an Artist Trading Card Trading Post

    Artist Trading Cards (ATC) have been around for a while now and here is a great way to swap them out. Meet Luna, our Artist Trading Card Trading Post! She’s upcycled from…

  • art•fem•er•a art vending machine

    art•fem•er•a

    /artˈfem(ə)rə/ We’ve created a fun, new way to support female artists. We upcycled a sanitary napkin machine to create an art dispenser that “Supports Female Artists Period!” It will be filled with female-created…

  • Art Department Exterior

    Store Make Over

    It’s been a wild ride. When the Vigelands moved into the location at 254 Commercial St NE they started with a fresh coat of sunny yellow paint. They had the ceiling painted a…

  • Jessica Ramey with Katy and Kim Vigeland inside of the Art Department

    It’s an Honor

    I never thought that I could ever own an art supply store. But looking back on my life, I also can’t think of anything more fitting.  I grew up in rural Maine…

  • Salem CSA

    Sometimes you run across an idea that seems so magical that you want to tell everyone about it. This is one of those times. Have you heard about the Salem CSA project…

  • Consumption

    Art Exhibit, February 28-March 17 Reception, Saturday, March 9, noon-3pmBush Barn Art Center600 Mission St SE, Salem, OR 97302 Explore the complexities of consumption and how our everyday choices impact the environment.…

  • Bucket List

    I’d like the be the kind of person who uses every page of a notebook, dates the entry and bundles notebooks in chronological order. I am not that person. I am the…

  • 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…