Public Art Section

  • A balance of buskers and business in the village

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    A staple of downtown Yellow Springs, the local street music scene may soon change with a new, self-regulating policy approved Monday by Village Council.

  • Mills Lawn students graffiti for peace

    (Photo by Joe Ayres)

    If you spot a couple of rainbow-laden vehicles around the village this year, you’ve got Mills Lawn fifth graders and villagers Joe Ayres and Karla Horvath to thank.

  • Women’s voices ring, out loud

    This year the 35th annual Women’s Voices Out Loud performance and art exhibit will take place at the Herndon Gallery at Antioch College, at 7 p.m. Saturday, March 8. Shown are co-organizer Laurie Dreamspinner, left, and Antioch’s Herndon Gallery Creative Director Dennie Eagleson. (Photo by Megan Bachman)

    The 35th annual Women’s Voices Out Loud performance will take place at 7 p.m. on Saturday, March 8, at the Herndon Gallery in South Hall on the Antioch campus.

  • The buddha’s cold smile

    Chris Glaser's snow buddha sits patiently and at peace in the cold, as only the buddha could do. (Photo by Megan Bachman)

    Local artist and contractor Chris Glaser took advantage of nature’s building materials last week when he sculpted a likeness of a meditative Buddha from snow and ice.

  • A tree for wishes, community

    In the past several months, many villagers have taken advantage of the Wishing Tree, next to the Village train station. Created by new resident Alicia Chereton, the tree is designed to hold the hopes and dreams of community residents. (Photo by Anisa Kline)

    Beginning in late August, villagers may have noticed that a tree next to the train station was growing ribbons along with its leaves. Upon closer inspection, the ribbons reveal themselves to be wishes.

  • Harmony Rain Barrel Project

    Three wonderfully painted rain barrels from a Nevada town, who has been doing a similar project for 5 years to help raise money for low income families to enjoy children's programs at their local zoo.

    The Harmony Rain Barrel project will help fund the 2014 Human Relation Commission’s Learning/Sharing Mental Health Series. Deadline for artists to submit their ideas is quickly approaching!

  • Sculptors go for the bronze in the Yellow Springs Experience

    Local sculptor Brian Maughan is one of four artists selected for the Yellow Springs Experience: National Bronze Symposium, Oct. 13–26 on the Antioch campus. Last week at his home studio on N. Walnut Street, Maughan worked on preliminary sketches for one of the four contemporary bronze sculptures he will create during the two-week symposium. Later the 12 completed pieces will be erected as part of a downtown sculpture trail. (Photo by Megan Bachman)

    An ancient method of casting bronze sculpture that was revived 90 years ago at Antioch College is returning to the campus and community.

  • Artists selected for bronze symposium

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    Three artists selected by a national jury to participate in a bronze sculpture symposium in October were announced this week.

  • Our big appetite for consumption

    We humans hunger for many things, from food to knowledge to comfort. As Americans, by virtue of economics, we have been feeding those hungers since the post-war era. What effect that sustained and frenzied consumption has had on cultures across the globe is the subject of the new art exhibit, Appetite: An American Pastime, going up at Herndon Gallery this week.

  • JBCP studio time and workshop— Hungarian potters travel to village

    In much of Hungary, handmade pottery is at the heart of daily life, objects both beautiful and useful. In villages, earthenware jugs for water remain unglazed so that the water inside can evaporate on the walls of the jug, keeping the water cool.

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