Articles About public art project

  • Council approves sculpture event

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    At their Feb. 19 meeting, Village Council members unanimously approved moving ahead with a bronze sculpture symposium sponsored by the Yellow Springs Arts Council.

  • Ancient art forms a stone’s throw away

    Formation at the corner of Herman Street and South High.

    Local artist Pierre Nagley deposits the results of creative inspiration about the village.

  • Artist in residence at Mills Lawn—Students redesign their sign

    Fifth grade Mills Lawn students Will Mitdbo and Stephen Kaiser-Parlette worked on a joint mosaic project last week, which will soon become part of the newly tiled Mills Lawn School sign at the front entrance of the school. (Photo by Lauren Heaton)

    The fifth-grade art students dove into the buckets of pottery shards in muted shades of blue, pink, orange and brown.

  • Admiring nature with brush in hand

    Jim Glover, who has worked with the Ohio Department of Natural Resources, shows off his paintings (photo by Aaron Zaremsky)

    Art and nature melded together in a beautiful way at the latest Glen Nature Arts and Crafts Show at the Glen Helen Building.

  • The Kieth’s Alley gallery

    Pierre Nagley and his companion Beetoe relax under her likeness in Keith's Alley (photo by Aaron Zaremsky)

    Pierre Nagley’s new mural in Keith’s alley is of his Chihuahua Beetoe.

  • The Quilt Barn Project

    Advisors Scott Hammond, Bonita Ponce, Amanda Odon, Toni Fulton and Chris Linkhart stand with the Dream Catchers below their quilt (photo by Aaron Zaremsky)

    A local 4H club put up the first in a series of painted quilt designs last Sunday afternoon.

  • Writing about music…

    A mixed crowd of adults and children watched attentively as the dancers lunged up the library's front steps with colorful umbrellas as props. (Photo by Aaron Zaremsky)

    A mixed crowd of adults and children watched attentively as dancers lunged up the library’s front steps with colorful umbrellas as props.

  • In time for spring, an artistic blooming on Dayton Street

    JafaGirls Nancy Mellon and Corrine Bayraktaroglu

    “Flower power” will take on new meaning soon in Yellow Springs, as colorful blossoms spring to life on benches and poles on Dayton and Corry Streets, just in time for the greening of spring. It’s the latest project from Corrine Bayraktaroglu and Nancy Mellon, also known as the JafaGirls.

  • Skeins away! Yarn-bombers strike

    Local artists Corrine Bayraktaroglu and Nancy Mellon, aka the JafaGirls, stand behind a pole they have tagged with knit graffiti on Dayton Street. Their Yellow Springs public fiber art is featured in the new book, ‘Yarn Bombing,’ from Arsenal Pulp Press.

    Forgive this reporter for stating the obvious: Yellow Springs has been yarn bombed.

    Yarn Bombing, a new glossy craft book, has a definite Yellow Springs flavor: the book features full-page spreads of the fiber art of locals Nancy Mellon and Corrine Bayraktaroglu — aka the JafaGirls — presented as a radical art practice called knit graffiti.

  • Council considers new group with economic advisory role

    At their Sept. 8 meeting, members of Village Council continued an earlier discussion regarding how the Village should best approach economic development. At issue was a motion by Council President Judith Hempfling that Council establish an economic sustainability committee. Council did not take action at the meeting due to concerns from Council members Kathryn Van der Heiden and Karen Wintrow that Council’s new economic sustainability staff person, who has not yet been hired, should be on the job before an advisory group is established.

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