OOS Sculpture

Charles Burchfield Mural

2017 / Creator Unknown / Salem

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Among the well-known figures of Salem, Ohio is artist Charles Burchfield. In 2017 the centennial of Charles E. Burchfield’s Golden Year of creativity was celebrated in his hometown of Salem, Ohio. This mural was part of the celebration.

The 70-foot long by 8-foot high mural is now part of the downtown scenery and reaches across 100 years to Burchfield’s “Golden Year.” The mural displays 15 of Burchfield’s paintings along with recognizing the Salem Public Library’s current remodeling and what the future may hold for the property behind the mural. The mural honors the 100th anniversary of Burchfield’s “Golden Year” when his artistic creativity reached a peak in 1917.

A 1911 Salem High School graduate, Burchfield is regarded as one of America’s finest watercolor painters.

Location: East State Street

County

: Columbiana

Citation

: “Charles Burchfield Mural ,” Ohio Outdoor Sculpture , accessed July 31, 2021, https://oos.sculpturecenter.org/index.php/items/show/1784.

Title

Charles Burchfield Mural

Description

Among the well-known figures of Salem, Ohio is artist Charles Burchfield. In 2017 the centennial of Charles E. Burchfield’s Golden Year of creativity was celebrated in his hometown of Salem, Ohio. This mural was part of the celebration.

The 70-foot long by 8-foot high mural is now part of the downtown scenery and reaches across 100 years to Burchfield’s “Golden Year.” The mural displays 15 of Burchfield’s paintings along with recognizing the Salem Public Library’s current remodeling and what the future may hold for the property behind the mural. The mural honors the 100th anniversary of Burchfield’s “Golden Year” when his artistic creativity reached a peak in 1917.

A 1911 Salem High School graduate, Burchfield is regarded as one of America’s finest watercolor painters.

Date

2017

Source

https://www.salemnews.net/news/local-news/2017/05/downtown-mural-honors-burchfield/

Identifier

AM IS1

Location City

Location County

Location Street

East State Street