‘Paint the Town & Write the Town’ 2020 Galleries

Paint the Town is a popular summertime event. Artists of all skill levels working in any medium meet to create art “en plein air” that is interpretive of Salem-area locations. Write the Town encourages poets of the Mid-Valley Poetry Society join in to write prose inspired by the site(s). Artists and writers created the works below in 2020.


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Award Winning Art


Paint the Town 2020 Awards Presentation


Write the Town 2020 Prose Recitations


Event Judge

Salem artist Dayna Collins got up close and personal with the works of art and decided which received the first, second and third place awards as well as honorable mentions. Visit Dayna’s pages below.

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Paint & Write the Town General Info