Project Space


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Mural created by Latinos Unidos Siempre at Project Space 2015

Project Space is a dynamic, temporary, contemporary art initiative of the Salem Art Association’s Community Arts Education program. Project Space revitalizes vacant buildings or under-served communities in and around Salem by bringing artists in to create site-specific work that the public is invited to engage with as viewers and even participants.

Artists interested in participating in Project Space are encouraged to contact Kathleen Dinges Rice, Community Arts Education Director, at 503-581-2228 x312 or

2016 Projects

06042016_Project Space Pop-Up_940pxPop-Up Exhibition: Chris Casarez, Burl Dugan, Eric Tautkus
July 4, 2016 | Willamina Community Center | 266 SW Washington St.

For this pop-up exhibition, graffiti artists Chris Casarez, Burl Dugan and Eric Tautkus collaborated on a large-scale mural at Willamina Community Center in Willamina, Oregon. The artists worked throughout the day and into the evening where the public could view the art being made.


Project Space is made possible through a grant from