The International Decorative Painter’s Salon has announced that the 19th annual Salon of Decorative Artists will be held in Seattle, Washington this year. This prestigious international event, which attracts artists and master craftsmen from all over the world, will be taking place in Seattle May 1-4, 2014, 10-5 pm at the beautifully restored Union Station Grand Hall co-sponsored by Sound Transit.
Fresco artist iLia Fresco (Anossov) will be painting live using two different buon fresco methods – Roman and Renaissance.
This once-in-lifetime four-day event, which is free and open to the public, will be like a pop-up museum of interior and exterior decorative painting, where art students, architects, designers will be gathering to learn about this distinguished and ancient craft.
It will include:
• Renowned master decorative artists from around the world who will be celebrating and demonstrating the art and tradition of decorative painting.
• Live painting demonstrations, lectures and videos introducing the ancient art of “trompe l’oeil” murals and decoration.
• The collaborative creation a large painted mural that will be donated to the city of Seattle.
The annual Salon of Decorative Artists is the most acclaimed gathering of decorative painters in the world. Over its nearly 20-year history, the event has been held in Japan, Germany, France, The Netherlands, Sweden, England, Belgium, Norway, Denmark and Italy. Other U.S. cities that have been selected as hosts in past years include Atlanta, San Antonio, Chicago and Philadelphia.
more information about Salon Seattle 2014, visit http://www.salonseattle2014.com.