A Photograph by Dixie Salazar

Dixie Salazar

Dixie Salazar is an artist and writer who has shown her work extensively in the Central Valley of California also in San Francisco, Merced, Las Vegas, Oregon, and New York. She has had numerous one-person shows in Fresno, and also Merced, Turlock, and Monterey. A major show at Arte Americas in Fresno in 2006 explored Mayan symbolism in her painted collages. Dixie shows throughout California. Her latest one-person show took place at the Fig Tree Gallery in Fresno, CA. in 2021. Dixie has a studio/gallery at 654 Van Ness in downtown Fresno. She also is a published poet with seven books of poetry, the latest from Stephen F. Austin University Press called "Crosshairs of the Ordinary World" in 2023. She has also published two novels. In 2023, Dixie received a California Arts council Fellowship for her artwork.