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Articles About Yellow Springs Arts Council

  • A day for community giving

    After collecting $75,000 in a single day last November, an effort to raise money for local nonprofit groups is returning to the village for a second year this holiday season.

  • Mosaics and more at annual Art on the Lawn

    The 34th annual Art on the Lawn art fair will take place this Saturday, Aug. 12, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. on the grounds of Mills Lawn School, featuring a variety of artists from Yellow Springs, Ohio and surrounding states. Shown above is a scene from last year’s Art on the Lawn. (News Archive photo by Isaac Delametre)

    The 34th annual Art on the Lawn is taking place this Saturday, Aug. 12, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. at Mills Lawn School. The annual event presented by Village Artisans is free to the public. 

  • OAC awards $46K to local arts groups

    Almost $13 per resident. That’s how much Yellow Springs nonprofits were awarded from the Ohio Arts Council last month.

  • Art out loud

    Adding aural aesthetics to the annual Art on the Lawn were buskers — some younger, some older — like Matt Minde and daughter Eliza Minde-Berman, who played the crowds for a good three hours. (Photo by Diane Chiddister)

    Last Saturday’s annual Art on the Lawn represented the 34th year that artists both local and from around the region displayed their wares on the green grass of Mills Lawn School.

  • Sculpture to honor Wheeling Gaunt

    The local effort to erect an “over-life-size” bronze statue of Wheeling Gaunt made a splash at the Yellow Springs Fourth of July parade this summer. Project steering committee member Dave Neuhardt, president of the the Yellow Springs Historical Society, is behind the tractor wheel. Visible on board the float, which featured a papier-maché depiction of Gaunt’s head, are Malaya Booth and Bob Huston. (Archive photo by Diane Chiddister)

    Wheeling Gaunt is a local historical figure who not only deserves to be remembered, but also celebrated on a large scale, says a growing group of local individuals and organizations who have launched an effort to erect a bronze statue of Gaunt in the village.

  • Friends use art to confront illness

    A new Yellow Springs Arts Council show, “Bosom Buddies,” opens on Friday, April 21, with a reception from 6 to 9 p.m. The show was inspired by the art created by Corrine Bayraktaroglu and friends during her bout with cancer. Other community members are invited to submit to the show art that’s linked to breast cancer. Shown above are Bayraktaroglu and her good friend, Nancy Mellon, who together are known as the JafaGirls. (Photo by Carol Simmons)

    “Corrine deals with everything through art,” said Nancy Mellon, speaking recently of her dear friend and frequent art-making collaborator Corrine Bayraktaroglu. The “everything” in this case is breast cancer.

  • Local artists ‘try another way’

    “Dichotomy — Chains and Wings,” a pastel drawing by local artist Theresa Mayer, will be featured in a new exhibit, “Try Another Way: Redefining Dis-abilities.” Showcasing works in various media by local artists living with disabilities, the exhibit will open with a reception at the YSAC Community Gallery on Friday, March 17, from 6 to 9 p.m., and will stay up through April 15. (Submitted photo)

    The Yellow Springs Arts Council will host the exhibit “Try Another Way: Redefining Dis-abilities,” featuring the work of persons with disabilities or living with those with disabilities.

  • Busting out

    Sculptor Brian Maughan watched as Gallery Coordinator Nancy Mellon unveiled his new work, a bust of Gaunt. The sculpture was added to the YS Arts Council’s permanent collection. (Submitted photo)

    The YS Arts Council and the YS Historical Society presented “Beyond Flour and Sugar: The Wheeling Gaunt Legacy and Yellow Springs In the Civil War Era” on Friday, Jan. 20, at Antioch University Midwest.

  • What KIND of village?

    The Village of Yellow Springs’ Arts and Culture Commission has hung banners on the north and south ends of Xenia Avenue in Yellow Springs. The banners’ message, “Kind Ness,“ is intended to spur conversation and reflection about community values. (Photo by Dylan Taylor-Lehman)

    For the next three weeks, a new set of signs will serve as a semiotic gesture intended to transmit the underlying sentiment of the village to travelers through and residents of Yellow Springs alike.

  • YSAC members are ‘breaking the rules’

    Parvis Dadras' artwork will be included in the upcoming Members Show at the Yellow Springs Arts Council. The show opens on Feb. 17, with a reception from 6 to 9 p.m., and runs through March 12. (Submitted photo)

    This year’s Members Show at the Yellow Springs Arts Council will feature works on the theme of “breaking the rules.” The show opens Feb. 17, with a reception from 6 to 9 p.m. at the YSAC Gallery on Corry Street.

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