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Faint Of Art – Part II (Salem, MA)

Date Of Visit: October 8, 2017

Location: The Bridge at 211, 211 Bridge St, Salem, MA

Hours: Hours may vary

Cost: Free

Parking: There is limited parking available at the location.  There is also metered street parking throughout Salem.

Highlights: art created by local artists

Tips:

  • Exhibit is up until October 29

As if the Faint Of Art art display wasn’t scary enough, the Bridge at 211 isn’t done yet.  While not technically part of the “Faint Of Art” exhibit, the Bridge at 211 also has a collection of other art, both spooky and otherwise, on display in their art display rooms.

Ranging from humorous to downright spooky, you are bound to find something that catches your eye.

As  you enter the rooms with all of the art carefully placed displayed, it is easy to be overwhelmed with the sheer volume and quality of the art around you.  Where to start?  Was the first thought that came to mind.  After collecting my bearings, I noticed this interesting lamp.

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Mad Hatter by Jane Saunders.  Ceramic.

The works of art got stranger and stranger as I walked around the exhibit.

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Hungry by Jack Walsh.  Found objects.

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Old NYC by Kevin Kusiolek.  Oil on canvas.

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Frederique by Dianne McAllister.  Sculpture.

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Taste For Flesh by Greg Moutafis.  Print.

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Electrified by Greg Moutafis.  Print.

Jack The Ripper Rabbit by Diane <cAlister.  Paperclay sculpture.

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Sacred Tools I  by Heather Stewart.  Acrylic on canvas.

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Sacred Tool II by Heather Stewart.  Acrylic on canvas.

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#81 by Jim Motta.  Mixed Media and found objects.

Glass Skull by Jack Walsh.

 

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The Barber’s Revenge by Lisa Folger.  Mixed Media.

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Towers of Trepidation by Maria Sciuto Fontaine.  Assemblage.

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The Bride Of Frankenstein Mummy by Diane McAlister.  Paperclay sculpture.

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Whoa, now, that’s scary!  Prez Dispenser by Brian Best.  Wood and papier mache.

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Edgar Allen Poe by Maria Sciuto Fontaine.  Assemblage.

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Crime Scene by Mary Taddie.  Tile, marble, lettering, enamel, grout.

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Wanting by Susan Schrader.  Ink, acrylic.

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Trick Or Treat by Adrian Rodriguez.  Ink on rag paper.

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Chucky by Kevin Kusiolek.  Oil on panel.

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We Wanna See Too!by Charles Lang.  Acrylic.

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Skull by Kevin Kusiolek.  Oil on panel.

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The Summoning by Charles Lang.  Arcylic.

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Time Out by Brian Best.  Assemblage.

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The Asylum by Timothy Donovan.  Photograph.

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Snake Hat by Linda Mullen.  Plastic bottles, paper, paint.

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Healing Monkeys (King And Queen) by Therese Devoe.  Mixed Media.

Salem Magick Gris Gris Dollsby Rev. Therese M. Devoe.

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Fire Monkeys (King And Queen) by Therese Devoe.  Mixed Media.

During my travels in Salem I saw these two cuties!  Look at those smiles!

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Rocky (on the left) is an 11 year old Akita and Lab mix.  Joey (on the right) is a 2 and a half year old Golden Doodle.

 


Faint Of Art – Part I (Salem, MA)

Date Of Visit: October 8, 2017

Location: The Bridge at 211, 211 Bridge St, Salem, MA

Hours: Hours may vary

Cost: Free

Parking: There is limited parking available at the location.  There is also metered street parking throughout Salem.

Highlights: art created by local artists

Tips:

  • Exhibit is up until October 29

 

Art and Halloween are the perfect combination for Salem.  With a thriving art community and its dark history, the Salem Arts Association, “Faint Of Art” exhibit makes for a great display for this time of the year!

The exhibit, being displayed at the Bridge at 211, consists of art created mostly by people from Salem and the neighboring towns and cities such as Lynn and Peabody.

While there is more than just the Faint Of Art display at the Bridge, the Faint Of Art display is located in the foyer or hallway of the building.

The art mostly consists of mostly paintings, photographs and sketches.  Some of the works had a glare reflecting off the glass they were framed in which I couldn’t avoid capturing unfortunately.  Consequently,  had to take some of these photos from unusual angles to cut down on the shadows and glare.

The first work I noticed was very scary and set the tone for the rest of the exhibit.

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Nightmare is by Anne Benecke..  It is an oil on canvas painting.

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Hera by Joey Phoenix.  Color photograph.

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Into The Night by Leo Vincent.  Reverse oil painting on paper.

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It’s Harvest Time by Charles Lang.  Acrylic.

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Heretic by Adrian Rodriguez.  Ink on rag paper.

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Masks by Adrian Rodriguez.  Ink and watercolor on rag paper.

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Gates Of Freedom by Raymond Gilbert.  Oil on canvas.

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It’s Alive by Kevin Kusiolek.  Pastel.

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One of my favorites is Here Comes The Bride by Carli Kusiolek.  Yes, she is married to Kevin.  That’s a lot of talent in one family.

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History Of Flights And Fancy: Fish Food For Wild Thoughts by Brian Gordon.  Cut paper, sewn zippers and thread.

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Girl With The White Dress by Elizabeth Sheehan.  Oil and cold wax.

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Haunting also by Elizabeth Sheehan.  Acrylic on canvas.

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Nevermore by Sheila Farren Billings.  Mixed-media.

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Frighteningly Friendly by Cindy Allen.  Acrylic. (Honorable Mention)

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She Laughed by Maura McGonagle.  Ink on paper.

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Ghost Ship 2  by Rod Parker.  Photograph.

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I make that face a lot, too.  Man In The Mirror by Leo Vincent.  Reverse oil painting on paper.

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Jenny by Joey Phoenix.  Acrylic on canvas.

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The Gargoyle by Nancy Barnes.  Pastel.

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Another one of my favorites.  Monsanto by Heather Stewart.  Acrylic on canvas.

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Gargoyle Palace by Roberta Will.  Sumi stick wash, pen, ink.

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Raymond Gilbert.  Oil on canvas.

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Godzilla by Peter Grimshaw.  Mixed-media.

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The Creature From The Black Lagoon by Peter Grimshaw.  Mixed-media.

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Anything You Want But Nothing You Need by Raymond Gilbert.  Oil on canvas.

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Til Death Do Us Part by Carli Kusiolek.  Watercolor, pen and ink.

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Untitled by Heather Meri Stewart.  Pen and ink.

While this concludes the photos from the “Faint Of Art” collection, there were many more works of art displayed in the other rooms at the Bridge at 211 which I will include in my next blog post.

Which one did you like best?  Let me know in the comments below!