Background

Artists in Action is a nonprofit group of diverse, dedicated artists and artisans working to create stronger ties with each other and the communities of Salem and the Mid Willamette Valley. Artists in Action creates opportunities for fine artists to inspire, engage and connect with others. Members host events and arts-related learning activities in Oregon's Marion and Polk Counties.

Founded in 1999, Artists in Action is a nonprofit 501 (c)(3) membership organization. Members share their achievements, ideas, inspirations, and opportunities for artists to develop, show and/or sell their work. Members participate in a variety of activities to ensure that their work becomes a visible part of life in the community. Artists work in a variety of mediums including: painting, photography, textiles and fabric, printmaking, sculpture, fused glass, jewelry, ceramics, mixed media and more.