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Salem Art Fair & Festival: Go for the Multi-Day Pass

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Salem is not what I would call a bastion of Bohemianism.  But it’s  art, music and culture scene has really picked up in the last couple of years.

This colors and variety of the pieces alone attracted hundreds of lookers. Valued at $198.00 a bargain of fun to walk away with.

The the Culture Shock Community and The Salem Art Association are perfect examples of non profit event organizers that are making Salem a better place to live.

Culture Shock for instance is promoting free classes have started this week in Salem for everything from Yoga to Finger Style Guitar picking. Willamette Art Center is booking ceramics classes for all ages.

This year, the Salem Art Association, upped the ante for it Annual Art Fair and Festival. Be sure to get a Multi-Day pass so you’ll have time to chat with the artists who all seem friendly and approachable.

not unlike that of the late Adelle Davis’ theme, “You are What you eat.”  Kathy’s artistic themes put spin on that idea. Her art is coved in text: “You are what you read. ”

Kathy’s are is not just sculpture, not just literature, not just paper machete or found art. Yet its  a librarian’s dream, playful, colorful and cultured.

Kathy Ross is One such artist I met featured 3-D Art, much of which was sculpted.  Kathy remarked to me her theme is

Another piece, shown at this year’s festival, Your are what You Sing: and perhaps one of this year’s most popular pieces, “The Shopper, aka Junk Collector” pictured here.

Kathy Ross can be found at this weeks Festival at Aisle 3, Booth 30.


Written by gettheconcept

July 17, 2010 at 8:17 am

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  1. I really like her creations. Thanks for the Pic!


    July 30, 2010 at 2:35 pm

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