2016 Salem Art Fair & Festival

67th Annual Salem Art Fair & Festival
July 15-17, 2016

Presenting Sponsor


2016 Visual Artists

The Salem Art Fair & Festival features approximately 200 artists each year in the Artist Marketplace. The Art Fair showcases artists from all over the U.S., but the majority of artists are from Oregon and neighboring states. In 2016, the three states with the most artists showcasing their work were Oregon with 113, Washington with 36, and California with 24. Disciplines are sorted into the categories of 2-D Mixed Media, 3-D Mixed Media, Ceramics, Cottage Crafts, Digital Art, Drawing, Emerging Artist, Fiber, Fiber Wearables, Glass, Graphics & Printmaking, Jewelry, Metalworks, Painting, Photography, Sculpture and Wood. Below is a list of all artists working in each medium, along with their aisle and booth location.


2016 2-D Mixed Media List

2016 3-D Mixed Media List

2016 Ceramics List

2016 Cottage Crafts List

2016 Digital Art List

2016 Drawing List

2016 Emerging Artist List

2016 Fiber List

2016 Fiber Wearables List

2016 Glass List

2016 Graphics and Printmaking List

2016 Jewelry List

2016 Metalworks List

2016 Painting List

2016 Photography List

2016 Sculpture List

2016 Wood List

2016 Award Winners

Eileen Sorg (Best in Show)
Janice Bond
Jae Song
Ping Zhang
Karen Watson

2016 Jurors

Grayson Malone
Tim Chilina
Kristin Mitsu Shiga
Deborah DeWit
Shelley Socolofsky

2016 Co-Chairs

John Beck
Eileen Cotter-Howell

2016 Poster Artist

Liz-Collins_Party-in-the-Park_900pxLiz Collins, a mixed-media artist from Nevada City, California was selected by a committee as the Poster Artist for the 67th Annual Salem Art Fair & Festival. Collins created a specialized piece, titled Party in the Park, which will appear on a limited edition run of commemorative posters and memorabilia for the event. When asked about the motivation which led to creating Party in the Park, Collins remarked:

“Having participated in the Salem Art Fair & Festival over many years (more than 25?) I have a certain warm and fuzzy feeling for it – for Salem, for Bush Park, for the show itself. And though this is my ‘job’ the show has always felt like a party, despite the fact that I am working. Party in the Park represents the Art Fair: the music, the food, the party, the fun of it. I have used maps of the area, many around Salem, but also of Oregon and the Pacific Northwest.”

Main Stage Schedule

Friday, July 15

Noon-1:00 pm: Children’s Educational Theatre | Play: “You Will Be My Friend”
1:30-2:30 pm: Isaac Turner | Alternative/Acoustic/Pop
3:00-4:00 pm: Bingo Therapy | Country/Rock/Blues
4:30-5:30 pm: John Nilsen and Swimfish | Rock/Folk Rock
6:00-7:00 pm: King Louis and LaRhonda Steele | Blues
7:30-9:00 pm: The Fabulous Thunderbirds | Blues/Southern Rock

Saturday, July 16

Noon-1:00 pm: Children’s Educational Theatre | Play: “You Will Be My Friend”
1:30-2:30 pm: Oregon Valley Boys | Western Swing
3:00-4:00 pm: Shovelman | Neo Folk/Blues
4:30-5:30 pm: Rich McCloud Band | Soul/Hip-Hop
6:00-7:00 pm: Dead Wood Standing | Bluegrass/Folk
7:30-9:00 pm: The Sextones | Rock/Soul/Americana

Sunday, July 17

Noon-1:00 pm: Children’s Educational Theatre | Play: “You Will Be My Friend”
1:30-2:30 pm: Terra Hurdle Jazz Exchange | Jazz
3:00-4:00 pm: Stevens Hess Band | R&B
4:30 pm: Willamette Valley Pipe and Drums | Bagpipes/Drums

Family Stage Schedule

Friday, July 15

10:30-11:30 am: Eric Herman | Music
Noon-12:45 pm: Bellisimonde | Belly Dancing
1:15-2:15 pm: Eric Herman | Music
2:45-3:30 pm: Enlightened Theatrics | Broadway
4:00-4:30 pm: Children’s Educational Theatre | Mime

Saturday, July 16

11:30-12:15 pm: Ceili of the Valley | Dance
12:45-1:30 pm: City Dance Theatre Performing Company | Dance
2:00-2:45 pm: The Lotus Studio Dance Academy | Dance
3:15-4:00 pm: Children’s Educational Theatre | Stage Combat
4:30-5:30 pm: Cherry City Cloggers | Clogging

Sunday, July 17

11:30 am-12:30 pm:  Valley Dance Academy | Dance
1:00-1:45 pm: City Dance Theatre Performing Company | Dance
2:15-3:15 pm: Cherry City Cloggers | Clogging
3:45-4:30 pm: Children’s Educational Theatre | Improv

Food & Drink

Wood Fired Pizza, Italian Subs, Assorted Beverages

Fellowship Youth
Teriyaki Chicken, Egg rolls, Pan Fried Noodles, Combo Plate, Assorted beverages

King Concessions
Assorted Sandwich Wraps, Rice Bowls, Assorted Beverages

Morningside United Methodist Church
Hamburgers, Cheeseburger, Veggie Burgers, Salmon Burgers, Hot Dogs, Chips, Assorted Beverages

Oregon Beignet
Beignets, Baby Elephant Ears, Assorted Beverages

Salem Alliance Church
Burritos, Nachos, Breakfast Burrito, Guacamole, Assorted Beverages

Frozen Sunrise
Frozen Smoothies

Spring Spuds
Potato Wrapped Sausage on a Stick, Potato on a Stick, Fried Dumpling, Assorted Beverages

First Due Smokey BBQ
Pulled Pork, Tri-Tip Sandwich, Ribs, Loaded Potato, Assorted Sides, Assorted Beverages

Vietnamese Sandwich, Chicken Curry, Fried Noodles, Coconut Sweet Rice, Spring Roll Salad, Sweet Balls, Summer Rolls

G-Gourmet Catering & Events
Pulled Pork & Chicken Boats, Smoked Sausage, Hot Dogs, Lemonade

Julian Concessions
Hand Dipped Ice Cream Bars, Assorted Beverages

Paraiso Tropical
Shaved Ice, Corn on the Cob, Fresh Flavor Water, Crepes, French Fries

S&J The Original Oriental Food
Hawaii Noodles, Fried Rice, Combo Plate, California Rolls, Sushi Veggie Rolls, Assorted Beverages

Salem Greek Orthodox Mission
Gyro Sandwich, Falafel Plate, Chicken Kebabs, Greek Salad, Baklava, Assorted Beverages

Salem Kiwanis Club
Pizza by the Slice, Assorted Beverages

Salem Women’s Service Club
Cotton Candy, Nachos, Assorted Beverages

St. Paul’s Episcopal Church
Chi-yo Vietnamese Spring Roll, Assorted Wraps, Assorted Beverages

Java Oasis
Coffee Drinks, Blended Drinks, Pastries, Chicken Wraps

Nuts 4 Life
Assorted Roasted Nuts

Salem Art Association Gallery Guides

Salem Art Association Concessions
Assorted Beverages, Kettle® Brand Chips, Granola Bars, Red Rope Licorice, Cookies

Craft Beer
Gilgamesh Brewing, Salem Ale Works, Santiam Brewing

Willamette Valley Vineyards

Hard Cider
Anthem Cider

2016 Art Fair Sponsor Page