Paint the Town 2021 Exhibition Video & Awards Presentation

This movie offers views of the art, the event judge bestowing his award selections, poetry recitations by the writers. Enjoy.


Paint & Write the Town 2021 Gallery of Art

Artists in Action’s Paint & Write the Town Exhibition of Art & Poems is on display during the month of October 2021 at the Bush Barn Art Center in cooperation with the Salem Art Association. This diverse show is the culmination of a summertime of creating en plein air.

Tap any image to enjoy a larger, slideshow view.



Paint & Write the Town 2021 Award Winners

Congratulations to the following award-winning artists!

1st Place, Carolyn Kollegger “Scene from the Gardens-Deepwood”
2nd Place, Patricia Young “Cubanisimo Wine Garden”
3rd Place, Jim Richards “Baskett Slough Reflections”
Honorable Mentions:
Deanna White – “Baskett Slough View”
Richard Berry – “Zena Workshop Loft”
Samuel Hoskins – “Memories”
SAA Director’s Award-1: “The Gardeners Envy” by Jane Adams
SAA Director’s Award-2: “Memories” by Samuel Hoskins