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Unique art

We ran into the owner while we visited and it was great to talk about how the pieces were made and... read more

Reviewed July 27, 2018
LaPorte, Indiana
One of my favorite stops in Salem......

This guy has perfected the art of ‘gyotaku’ which is the traditional Japanese method of printing... read more

Reviewed May 10, 2018
Woodbridge, Connecticut
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27 Jul 2018
“Unique art”
10 May 2018
“One of my favorite stops in Salem......”
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104 Wharf St, Salem, MA 01970-5139
+1 978-944-1709
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Reviewed July 27, 2018

We ran into the owner while we visited and it was great to talk about how the pieces were made and the uniqueness of each piece.

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Reviewed May 10, 2018

This guy has perfected the art of ‘gyotaku’ which is the traditional Japanese method of printing fish. Working on fine paper he prints directly off dead fish creating impressionistic paintings. Paraphrasing the artist, the great thing about the end result is that you can see...More

Thank differentname
Reviewed October 8, 2017 via mobile

Stopped in when the image of a tuna tail caught my eye. The store is full of beautiful Japanese inspired gyotaku prints, made on delicate mulberry paper reminiscent of rice paper. The owner was a friendly fellow who enjoyed explaining the process, and by the...More

Thank JJ S
Reviewed January 13, 2017

This place is unbelievable with all the art, fishing equipment and artifacts. It's a must place to see on Pickering Wharf.

Thank Bob K
Reviewed October 11, 2016

We have bought several pieces here, they are a unique nautical piece of art, we have had numerous compliments. Definitely worth the time to have a look around! We even bought his shirt of the season, orange with a black octopus......

Thank John B
Reviewed July 25, 2016

I think if you are going to get anything as a gift that represents coastal Mass, this is the place to do it. The art is original, based of local catches. The tuna tail hat is embroidered greatness!

Thank TravelWriter100
Reviewed July 25, 2016

If you are fishing, or on a fishing excursion, this seems like a great way to display "your catch" in a very cool and different way.

Thank Craig G
Reviewed May 28, 2016

Amazing art created with real fish. And no they don't stink. The artist is in attendance and is a very nice man to chat with. You can also pick up fishing tackle while you are there

Thank bob0113803
Reviewed October 26, 2015

I have two beautiful fish impressions on my wall at home and more than a few "impressed" tee shirts that I buy for all family members and my self. Never tire of his living art!

Thank Fran W
Reviewed May 26, 2015

Joe was very friendly. The quality of the impression was awesome. Bought a picture for my kitchen, while my mom bought an impression for her bedroom. Definitely worth the look!

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