Category: art picks

Watercolor Society of Oregon Show at Elsinore Gallery Jul 5, 2017 – 5:00 PM – 8:00 PM

WSO, a 51-year-old statewide non-profit watercolor organization includes over 900 members. WSO has a long tradition of featuring many of Oregon’s finest water media painters, working in a broad spectrum of styles, and provides educational opportunities both for its members and others interested in the visual arts. The Traveling Show tours Oregon for five months at various locations around the state, and will be featured at the Elsinore Gallery through July.  The exhibit includes 20 pieces which were juried into WSO’s bi-annual Exhibitions by noted artist and juror Jeannie McGuire (AWS, PWS)  Hours: 9am-6pm, Mon-Fri; 10am-5pm, Sat; Closed Sun. ...

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Nicole Hoeft – Artist for the Month of June Through June

Abstract painter, Nicole Hoeft presents a show of mixed media paintings. Hoeft, an abstract artist lives in Salem. Her original works and prints are in private and corporate collections across the country including Seattle, New York, Dallas and San Francisco. She describes her work as a series of stories.  “Every painting has a story that reveals a small glimpse into a moment or period of life. Some works take days to complete, while others start and stop over weeks.”  Hoeft works with molding pastes, inks, acrylics, charcoals, oil mediums and glazes.  Hours: Mon-Thurs, 10am-6pm; Fri, 10am-5:30pm; Sat, 10am-5pm; Sun,...

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July Art Workshops for Kids July 10-14

Registration deadline is July 6 for a fun series of kid’s workshops taught by some of Salem’s local artists.  Registration is available for individual classes, or for the entire five days at a discounted rate. Monday: Making Art in Multiples with Julie Jeanseau;  Tuesday: Aquatic Collage with Robin Cunningham;  Wednesday: Wonderful Windsocks with Jennifer Gimzewski; Thursday: Mini Sculptures with Nancy Kurz; Friday: Instrument Making with Stephen Cohen. Time: 2-4:30 pm. Age: 6-9years.  Registration: $25 Day | $100 Five-Day Descriptions and online registration: www.SalemArt.org/programs/annex/art-workshops.  The Annex at the Bush Barn Art Center  600 Mission St....

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Summer in the Valley Through  July 2

The Silverton Art Association Borland Art Gallery presents “Summer in the Valley,” an exhibit of outdoor summer themed artwork in any medium. This exhibit is in conjunction with the Lunaria Gallery and White Oak Gallery to promote artists in the local area.  Hours: Mon-Fri, 9am- Noon; Sat-Sun, Noon-4pm. Silverton  Art Association Borland Art Gallery  303 Coolidge Street 503...

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Changing Keys Through July 3

‘Changing Keys,’ is an exhibit of instrument parts transformed into furniture, folk art pieces, and jewelry. In the process of deconstructing two unusable pianos, artists Linda Jacobson and Genie Stewart acknowledge the craftsmanship required for the creation of the original instruments. Starting with two old, never to make music again, pianos and some miscellaneous extra pieces, the idea was to make a desk, a bar, and some tables. Projects evolve.  There are those things, and many random others inspired by the components themselves. The work started in October 2016.  Jacobson was especially drawn to the keys, while Stewart gravitated...

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