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Sprawled Tenacious trees

About two years ago I began to take walks with my camera in hand to look closely at urban and suburban landscapes that I’ve been driving on and by for years.  I created a blog to share my forays into […]

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Gatsby Style -Salem Art Association Clay Ball

A nod to the Roaring Twenties with jazz music, speakeasies, flappers, and Art Deco – Salem Art Association goes Gatsby for the 15th annual Clay Ball.  As usual,

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Seattle Artist Whiting Tennis Exhibiting at Hallie Ford

Hallie Ford Museum of Art will be exhibiting nationally recognized, Seattle mixed media artist, Whiting Tennis.  The exhibition, held in the Melvin Henderson-Rubio Gallery, is entitled, “Whiting Tennis:

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Something Red Art Walk -A Downtown Tradition

Artists, art lovers, and regular downtown First Wednesday goers braved the blustery weather December 4th for Artists in Action’s 11th Annual Something Red Art Walk and awards reception

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When is an Empty Bowl the Best Bowl?

For the last six years, Willamette Art Center, Salem’s community arts center located at kthe Oregon State Fairgrounds, has hosted “Empty Bowls Benefit” – an annual sale benefitting

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Sitka Art Invitational

The Sitka Center for Art and Ecology, a 43-year old non-profit arts organization, has been showcasing artwork from Pacific Northwest artists in the Sitka Art Invitational for 20

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Salem is about to be transformed by a downtown space devoted to art, artists and creativity.

The Salem Arts Building, 155 Liberty Street, is on its way to becoming what landlord Mike Tevis calls, “LIVING and WORKING space for artists, photographers, startups and entrepreneurs.” In

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Sale to Benefit History -Willamette Heritage Center at the Mill

Salem’s story has been interwoven with textiles since before the Thomas Kay Woolen Mill was built in 1895.  It is fitting, then, that today’s fiber artists, who still

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Prepare to Submit

If I was given a dollar every time an artist told me that it didn’t matter if they made money selling their work, I would have…well, more money

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Family Activity Day at Hallie Ford Oct 12

Join education curator Elizabeth Garrison, Salem artists Sonia Allen and Helen Nute Wiens, and the Willamette University Center for Ancient Studies and Archaeology coordinator April Miller as they

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