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Articles About Yellow Springs Arts Council

  • 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.

  • #ysgram show focuses on the local

    A photo by Amy Hable of the tools of mural making in Kieth’s Alley, shown above, is one of many local images on display beginning Friday, March 20, at the #ysgram exhibit at the YSAC Gallery on Corry Street. The exhibit, which contains photos of local scenes by seven village photographers originally shown on Instagram, opens with a reception from 6 to 9 p.m. this Friday. (Instagram photo by Amy Hable)

    Organizers of the #ysgram, the new show at the Yellow Springs Arts Council Gallery, want to offer villagers an opportunity to see familiar local sights in new ways.

  • Artists tell their own stories on Yellow Springs Artist Studio Tour

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    Want to hear how stained glass is assembled, what a soda kiln is, or how a screenprinting machine makes T-shirts? The annual Yellow Springs Artist Studio Tour and Sale is one way to learn about the art-making process from local artists themselves.

  • Downtown block party features hip hop, rock

    Members of Village Fam, from left, Anthony Carter, Aaron Willis, Issa Walker, Brad Benning-Clark and Marcus Lamont.

    Village Fam, Yellow Springs’ first hip-hop group is bringing its annual music festival downtown this Saturday.

  • Yellow Springs Community Foundation celebrates 40 years cultivating community

    The Yellow Springs Community Foundation is celebrating 40 years this year with a monthly series of soundslide stories featuring its donors, grant recipients and beneficiaries. The audio pieces begin this week on the YSCF Facebook page, and continue through September, when the foundation will host a celebration party at the Antioch College Wellness Center. Above, Collin Calfee, left, and Gini Meekin participate in the Project Peace, funded in part by the Community Foundation. (Submitted Photo)

    The three-heart logo that has stood for the Yellow Springs Community Foundation since 1974 represents its three pillars — the donors, the recipients and the beneficiaries: the people of Yellow Springs.

  • Street poets come inside to jam

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    There are many types of poems you might hear if you stumble into the Yellow Springs Community Poetry Jam on Friday night, where four local street poets are moving their acts inside for a “free-flowing evening” of poetry, music, improvisation and more.

  • YSAC reception for Verdon, Dadras­— Two artistic takes on humanity

    Local painters Parviz Dadras, left, and Thomas Verdon share the gallery at the Yellow Springs Arts Council with exhibits that run through Dec. 1. Both longtime Yellow Springers turned to painting full time later in life and explore human nature through portraits. But Verdon, whose art is visible on the right, uses classical painting techniques, while Dadras incorporates symbolism in his works, which can be seen on the left. An opening reception for the exhibits will be from 6 to 9 p.m. Friday, Nov. 15, with a talk from Verdon starting at 7 p.m. (Photo by Megan Bachman)

    Two local artists are proof that it’s never too late to be what you might have been.

  • Yellow Springs Arts Council Art House Hop— Local homes a museum for a day

    The art collection of Richard Lapedes and Maureen Lynch will be one of seven local collections available for viewing for the Saturday, Sept. 7 Art House Hop, which is a fundraiser for the Yellow Springs Arts Council. (Photo by Anisa Kline)

    The Art House Hop will be held on Saturday, Sept. 7 from noon to five. The event is a self-guided tour of seven different private collections in Yellow Springs, and will act as a fundraiser for the Yellow Springs Arts Council fundraiser.