art

Friday, 2018 Jun 08th

Hello, again!

In my last blog, I talked about encouraging a creative channel of self-expression for our children, as a tool to support them...

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Monday, 2018 May 07th

Hey all, I hope you're enjoying this spring weather. Springtime is a great time to talk about art, isn't it?

Often times when I use art as...

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Friday, 2018 Mar 30th

The City of Saline is planning to add more original works of art to the Four Corners of downtown Saline, and you could be one of the...

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Thursday, 2018 Mar 01st

As Salinians step cautiously from February into March and begin to emerge from their winter hibernation, Salt Valley Arts invites all to...

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Sunday, 2018 Jan 21st

Sum of the Parts Collaborative Art Project

Saline’s Art Center, Salt Valley Arts, is bringing art to the community in a fun and collaborative, multimedia way.  The project is...

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Friday, 2017 Dec 29th

Salt Valley Arts offers a number of art classes for any skill level

January is known as a time of restarts, renewals, and resolutions, and setting goals that we sometimes forget by the beginning of spring...

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Monday, 2017 Dec 18th

Artist Carol Morris with one of her works of art

What many people see as trash, Saline resident Carol Morris sees as (and turns into) treasures.  Morris didn’t plan to work in the...

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Friday, 2017 Nov 03rd

Local ceramics artist Jennifer Lupton

When Jennifer Lupton went to pick up her daughter from a ceramics class seven years ago, she had no idea that she was about to embark on...

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Sunday, 2017 Oct 22nd

Salt Valley Arts Open House

Have you ever been in a situation like this?  You’re at a party or a dinner and everyone is talking about Jackson Pollock, and you’...

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Saturday, 2017 Oct 07th

Julie Daleiden’s “Taylor Jacobsen” hangs on the side of the Cobblestone Rose, downtown Saline

Works of fine art are usually associated with quiet museums, pale gallery walls, whispered voices, and security guards keeping patrons...

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Friday, 2017 Sep 29th

Self Portrait of Leon Makielski, well-known painter

To most residents of Washtenaw County, the name Makielski is synonymous with raspberries and blackberries. To many, however, Makielski...

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Friday, 2017 Sep 01st

Saline Area Senior Center Art Student in a Watercolor Class

The Saline Area Senior Center is so much more than just a run-of-the-mill center where people might go to play cards or chat about the...

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Friday, 2017 Aug 25th

Anne Mondro, Associate Professor at University of Michigan’s Stamps School of Art & Design with artwork created by residents of Saline's Brecon Village Memory Support Center

Saline’s Brecon Village Memory Support Center was transformed into an art gallery on Thursday evening, with beautiful artwork filling...

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Friday, 2017 Aug 18th

Artist Susan McDowell

In any community, there are people who work behind the scenes, who see what needs to be done and don’t hesitate to take on the task, no...

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Friday, 2017 Aug 04th

Artist Valerie Mann with her installation exhibit, The Gun Show

If you know anything about the art scene in Saline, you have surely heard of local artist Valerie Mann.  An extremely talented and...

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Saturday, 2017 Feb 11th

For ten years, Two Twelve Arts Center served Saline as the center of all things artistic. Sadly, they...

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Tuesday, 2016 Dec 20th

Downtown Saline’s newest store is a love affair with sweet nostalgia and beautiful art.

Friday afternoon a gathering of friends and local...

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Wednesday, 2016 Sep 14th

Emily LoPresto

Emily LoPresto is a long time ceramic artist.  She always knew she wanted to be an artist.  LoPresto discovered her niche in ceramics...

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Tuesday, 2016 Sep 06th

Clinton Arts Center

Excitement is building at the Clinton Arts Center (CAC).  “We’ve got a complete schedule of classes from beginner to advanced.  With...

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