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Public Art Section :: Page 2

  • 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

    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.

  • Bronze Symposium coming to town

    The Yellow Springs Experience: Bronze Sculpture Symposium will take place on the Antioch College campus for two weeks in October, featuring sculptors creating original abstract works that will be cast in bronze and later be given to the Village.

  • Art casts a hopeful shadow on schools

    A few weeks ago a ghostly new figure appeared on the south side of Mills Lawn, The structure, entitled Triple Shadow Double Frame, was designed to use art to get students to wonder about the world around them.

  • Triple Shadow the promise of a new kind of education in the village

    Mills Lawn recently welcomed to its campus a new piece of public art to be used as an innovative teaching tool.

  • Council moves on public art

    Village Council members discussed the first draft of its first ever public art policy at their meeting Monday, Nov. 5. The policy, drafted by Village Manager Laura Curliss, covers the principles and procedures the Village will use to accept both permanent and temporary installations of art in Village-owned spaces.

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