Van Dreal
JANUARY 12 – FEBRUARY 24, 2024
OPENING RECEPTION: POSTPONED until February 2 from 5:30 - 7:30 p.m.
ARTIST TALK: POSTPONED to Thursday, January 18 from 7-8:30 p.m.

In 2019, John Van Dreal took a three-year sabbatical from producing large collections of art. After returning to long days in the studio, he now has more than 40 new paintings completed for exhibit. His artistic style and method, as well as his philosophy about art, are founded in his admiration for Northern European and American realism, Luminism, and Tonalism.

Queer Love
QUEER LOVE
FEBRUARY 2 – FEBRUARY 25, 2024

In February 2024, Salem Art Association presents QUEER LOVE, an exhibit that centers the
work of queer artists and our love, declaring LOVE IS FOR EVERYONE.

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DYING TO LIVE | CHLOE FRYDENLUND
JANUARY 12 – FEBRUARY 25, 2024 | ANNEX GALLERY
RECEPTION: POSTPONED until February 2 from 5:30 - 7:30 PM

Chloe Frydenlund is a self taught artist, as she went from drawing as a child, to acrylics, and now for the last few years, oil painting, which is her favorite medium, so far. Making art has always been in her nature.

Artists Eye
THROUGH THE ARTIST'S EYE | DEBBIE ROBINSON AND DEANNA WHITE
FEBRUARY 2-FEBRUARY 25 | FOCUS GALLERY

For 14 years, each Spring, Summer and Fall, Debbie and Deanna have loaded up their cars with art supplies and have toured the local countryside looking for the ‘ideal spot with a view’. Excited, they explore the area with their cameras taking photographs and then begin sketching their paintings.

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