Salon Seattle 2014

On May 4th I attended the 2014 Salon Seattle. So glad I did.

http://www.salonseattle2014.com/

The Salon is a gathering of decorative painters from all over the world and, quite honestly, I didn't know they existed until I met a Seattle Interior Designer last winter who told me about this one. Very grateful she did! I was delighted to see all of the talent that was represented and I was especially excited and thankful to run into Jennifer Carrasco. In 2002 I took one of her first mural classes and I hadn't seen her since. She still teaches and she is still the warm and wonderful person I remember. So talented. Everything she does is perfection.

http://www.carrascostudio.com/

Here we are with a painted sky behind us.

Other work I saw and appreciated:

Danish artist, Jongdahl Sorenson, tackled the city of Seattle in this custom painting.

Danish artist, Jongdahl Sorenson, tackled the city of Seattle in this custom painting.

I'm hoping my notes are correct because I believe the artist's name is Jan Berghuis. I loved everything about this: the color, the technique, the size, the subject matter. AND another reason to love this photo, that's my lifetime buddy, Nidia Alire's, hands taking her own photo. I took a photo of her taking a photo...silly.

I'm hoping my notes are correct because I believe the artist's name is Jan Berghuis. I loved everything about this: the color, the technique, the size, the subject matter. AND another reason to love this photo, that's my lifetime buddy, Nidia Alire's, hands taking her own photo. I took a photo of her taking a photo...silly.

The Salon Seattle took place at Seattle's Union Station. Here is a shot of the space and some of the work.

The Salon Seattle took place at Seattle's Union Station. Here is a shot of the space and some of the work.

They also had a collaborative mural that was gradually completed by all the Salon participants.

They also had a collaborative mural that was gradually completed by all the Salon participants.