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Articles About Yellow Springs Arts Council

  • 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.

  • Art gleams anew at Holiday Jumble

    The Holiday Art Jumble returns to Yellow Springs for its fifth year. A fundraiser for the Yellow Springs Arts Council, the “grand reshuffling” of art and artifacts is being held in the council’s Corry Street gallery during regular gallery hours, 1–4 p.m. Wednesdays–Sundays, now through Dec. 31. It is closed Nov. 24 and Dec. 25. Items will continue to be accepted through Dec. 20. (Submitted photo by Corrine Bayraktaroglu)

    The YS Arts Council’s 2016 Holiday Jumble opened to the public on Saturday, Nov. 19, and will run through Dec. 31.

  • Art Hop’s personal look at art

    The annual Art Hop, organized by the Yellow Springs Arts Council, gives the public a chance to view art in the context of a home, rather than a gallery. 1) The Hopping house logo signs were designed and painted by Kathleen Verner Moulton. Other art includes works by 2) Nancy Mellon, 3) Jason Morgan, 4) Lisa Wolters, 5) Valerie Spinning and 6) Walter Steinhilber. (submitted photos)

    “There is an enormous amount of art in Yellow Springs,” said Nancy Mellon, the gallery coordinator for the Yellow Springs Arts Council. “The whole town is a gallery.”

  • Mug shot

    Ceramicist Richard Overman, of Cincinnati, exhibited mugs and other pieces with strong personalities at this year's Art on the Lawn. (Photo by Isaac Delamarte)

    The 33rd annual Art on the Lawn took place last Saturday, Aug. 13. Around 100 vendors participated, and the event drew solid crowds most of the day, despite late-afternoon rain.

  • True stories told live at Yellow Springs Arts Council

    Story Slam, a live storytelling event that was a smash hit when it debuted in February, returns to the Yellow Springs Arts Council this Saturday, May 14, from 7–9 p.m. Doors open at 6:30 p.m. Here, Dayton-area writer Jude Walsh Whelley warms up for her winning story. It was the first story she had ever told to an audience. (Submitted photo)

    Jude Walsh Whelley had never told a story to an audience before. But that didn’t stop her from entering, and then winning, February’s Story Slam.

  • Into the fold

    About a dozen villagers learned to make origami cranes, frogs and more last Saturday night at the Yellow Springs Arts Council, among them, from left, Fern Opotow, Areya Harker and Lara Bauer. (Photo by Audrey Hackett)

    About a dozen villagers learned to make origami cranes, frogs and more last Saturday night at the Yellow Springs Arts Council.

  • Spires of art and whimsy

    The Village of Yellow Springs Public Art Commission will award Tim and Kelley Callahan, here with their daughter Lucy, the first Village Inspiration and Design Award, or VIDA, on Friday, June 19, 8 p.m. at the YSAC Gallery. At their home on the corner of Corry Street and Glen View Road, the Callahans have built ever-changing stone piles, or cairns, for the last 20 years. (photo by Lauren Heaton)

    The mystical garden of rock forms balanced precariously in the yard of Tim and Kelley Callahan has a life of its own.

  • Village artists all in one place

    The Yellow Springs Arts Council published a Yellow Springs Artist Directory this month, after over a year’s work from the board and, from left, Nick Gaskins, Jane Baker, Holly Underwood and Alex Scott. The approximately 270 artists in the book can pick up a complimentary copy, also available to the public for $2, at the YSAC Gallery on Corry Street. (Photo by Lauren Heaton)

    People often call the Yellow Springs Arts Council looking for artists who do specific kinds of work: an instructor who teaches African dance, for instance, or a sculptor who does commissioned work, or a property owner who will lease studio space to a musician.

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