Framed batik by Marilyn Salomon Secrets of the River.
About Marilyn Salomon
Red cowboy boots, at age 5, ignited an innate love for the western way of life. Desiring to live in nature, Marilyn and her husband moved from Arizona in 2013 to the historic gold rush country in the foothills of the Sierras. Deep friendships with cowboys and Native Americans, enable Marilyn to depict their traditions on an intimate level.
Marilyn Salomon is a batik artist whose work is known for its intricate detail. She creates her batiks using the traditional Indonesian process of drawing with hot wax, then dyeing the fabric.
In 1965, Marilyn earned her B.A. from the University of California, Los Angeles. Subsequent, graduate studies were done at the California State University, Northridge. In 1970 she traveled to Israel where she studied with Miriam Ariav, a master batik teacher. Marilyn resonated with this mysterious medium. Time has enhanced that feeling.
In 2011, Marilyn was elected to the prestigious Western Artists of America. She has won many awards, including first place in the Phippen Museum show. Subsequently she was invited to be part of the Phippen 20 year Retrospective. Marilyn has lectured and led workshops worldwide and been featured on television. She has been an invitational artist at the Cheyenne Western Spirit Exhibition, Cheyenne, Wyoming, Pearce Museum in Corsicana, Texas, San Dimas Western Invitational Art Exhibit in San Dimas, California, Peppertree Ranch Art show in Santa Ynez, California and the World Batik Conference in Boston. Recently, Marilyn had a solo exhibit and lectured at the National Cowgirl Museum and Hall of Fame in Fort Worth, Texas. She also gave a presentation at the Caballeros Museum in Wickenburg, Arizona. In 2011, she was honored as one of two Americans to be invited to an International Batik Exhibition in Indonesia. She is listed in both, Who’s Who in American Women and Who’s Who in the World.
8″H X 11″W (Image)
17″H X 20″W (Framed)