Project Description

Victor Guschov

Metal Artist — Salem, Oregon

Victor Guschov was born in Haverhill, Massachusetts in 1950. He began to paint seriously when he was fourteen years old, working in watercolors and oils . His early paintings reflected the influences of Winslow Homer and the Rockport school and later the work of the Impressionists. Victor graduated from Worcester Academy in 1969 and went on to Montserrat School of Visual Arts and the Art Students League of New York . Impatient with academics and deciding that the best education would be to paint a thousand paintings and learn from his own experience and observation, he dropped out of school and began the life of a starving artist . Traveling around the country and living in cheap rooming houses, he refined his drawing skills, selling pen-and-ink sketches and watercolors. Part-time work and odd jobs paid for art supplies and rent .

With a family to feed when an economic downturn destroyed the art market he designed and marketed patinated copper wind chimes . He has re- designed them and is selling them again in these Corona times through Etsy . VictorGuschov.etsy.com

Shows

Vic Guschov and Barbara Haddad will host an Art Gallery and Gift Shop in their home -studio in Salem , Oregon .
By Appointment only October through December. Responsible shopping please.

home 503 581-6703 text 541 607-3579 victor@guschov.com

Victor will have his acrylic landscape and bird paintings and prints and cards. We also offer ceramic wall decor, small dishes and unique ornaments and patinated copper wind chimes .

Square, Paypal, check, or cash .

Awards

I received five ribbons for my paintings at the 2019 Clackamas County Fair and another at the North Clackamas Arts Guild Show.

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(503) 581-6703