Salon 2023 Highlights!

Thank you to everyone who visited Salon San Francisco 2023  
at the Fort Mason Center for Arts & Culture.    

Salon Participants working on a "Victorian" stencil wall,  San Francisco 2023

Highlights from SALON 2023

with thanks for our photographer Lars Krüger , here is just a sampling from our week in San Francisco:

gilding demonstration by Jill London, Michael Kramer

panel by Cathy Conner
Caterina Manisco
Mike Colckett, Pierre Finkelstein, Sean Crosby painting at Salon 2023
Friederike Schulz
Sketch of Lynne, by Kim Alsop
Heidi Zilmer

exhibit panels in the venue

Salon 2023 group at Fort Mason Center for Arts & Culture

Group mural in progress

panel by Bob Milling

Kris Hermansson

detail fo Stefano Lucà's panel

demonstrations in progress in the venue

Jane Kim

Jennifer Carrasco sharing her work at Salon 2023

inside the venue Gallery 308

Theresa Cheek demonstration

Susan Arnild

Shane Ralph

Michelle Peraino

Hugo Ferré demo
Pascal telling a big fish story
Pre-Salon Cruise on the San Francisco Bay
Susan Arnild and Sheri Hoeger

Paolo Belló
Group Painted Murals in the Building C Lobby
Lisa Haas

Hugh Luck's Catmageddon

Pascal and Stefano
Dinner in the beautiful Green Room
closing ceremony

Post-Salon at the Palace of Fine Arts

Thanks to our many volunteers who kept the show running smoothly all week!
and to this year's guest lecturers:
  • Sarah Pringle   Gilder and surface designer:“Water Gilded Cracked Gesso"
  • Jane Kim  muralist: "Start to Finish: How Ink Dwell Creates Monumental Public Art"
  • Urban Billmeier  of W&B Gold Leaf.  "A History of Gold Beating in the US"
    Elisa and James Stancil
  • Elisa Stancil , author and  decorative artist, Stancil Studios.  “Mojo, curiosity and courage: Three decades, three generations"

whew! Thanks,  and good night!