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no title, 39 x 9 x 1.5 inches, Acrylic paint and found objects on wood, 2015. Image courtesy the artist.

no title, 39 x 9 x 1.5 inches, Acrylic paint and found objects on wood, 2015. Image courtesy the artist.

Michael Lazarus

ARTIST BIO

Michael Lazarus works with a variety of materials, using carefully crafted color choices, pattern, and a vocabulary of pared down imagery to create paintings with a dynamic and powerful presence.

Lazarus received a BFA from the Rhode Island School of Design in 1992, and an MFA from the School of Visual Arts in 1994. His work has been shown nationally and internationally including at Feature, Andrea Rosen, and PS1 in New York; Marc Fox, Acme, and Sister in Los Angeles; and Elizabeth Leach Gallery and Adams and Ollman in Portland. His work has been written about in Art in America, Artforum, Flash Art, The New York Times, and the Los Angeles Times, among others.

Reception: Friday, July 8 5:30pm–7:30pm

Venue: Salem Art Association / Bush Barn Art Center

Gallery Hours: Tue–Fri, 10am–5pm. Sat–Sun, 12–5pm.

600 Mission Street SE | Salem

Website: http://michaellazarus.com/

Residence: Portland, OR

no title, 39 x 9 x 1.5 inches, Acrylic paint and found objects on wood, 2015. Image courtesy the artist.

no title, 39 x 9 x 1.5 inches, Acrylic paint and found objects on wood, 2015. Image courtesy the artist.