Visual Arts Section

  • Look in on artist lock in

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    Three visual artists will be locked in the Yellow Springs Arts Council gallery this Monday through Wednesday creating an installation together out of collected materials.

  • 2014 Sunflower Photo winners announced

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    The annual glorious field of sunflowers on Whitehall Farm has come and gone, but thankfully we still have photos

  • A celebration of local art collectors

    Art collector Richard Lapedes describes one of the pieces in his collection during last year's Art House Hop tour.

    Seven art collectors in Yellow Springs will open their homes on the afternoon of Sat., Sept. 6 to people taking the Art House Hop tour, an event to raise money for the Yellow Springs Arts Council. After receiving such positive feedback on last year’s Art House Hop, the Arts Council decided to reprise the event, featuring seven new art collections.

  • New Herndon Gallery director— An artist of ‘scrappy resourcefulness’

    Jennifer Wenker is the new creative director of the Herndon Gallery on the Antioch College campus. (Photo by Jen Wheeler)

    After leaving the art world behind for two decades to pursue a career as a registered nurse, Jennifer Wenker, the new creative director of the Herndon Gallery at Antioch College, has returned to art with an enthusiasm that can be seen reflected in her involvement in a wide range of art organizations in Dayton and […]

  • Summer Art Stroll Friday night

    The tiny Gloria Gallery at 210 N. Winter Street will be a stop at this Friday's Summer Art Stroll.

    The annual Summer Art Stroll will take place this Friday, June 20, from 6 to 9 p.m.

  • Yellow Springs youth win scholastic art awards

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    Many Yellow Springs High School and McKinney School students won awards in the 2014 Miami Valley region’s Ohio Scholastic Art Awards competition.

  • Antioch College arts faculty exhibit— Creating art with time and spaces

    Antioch College’s art faculty members and resident scholars are exhibiting in “Currencies,” a new Herndon Gallery show running from Dec. 12–Feb. 14, with an opening reception from 7 to 9:30 p.m, Thursday, Dec. 12. From left are faculty members Sara Black, a sculptor, Raewyn Martyn, a painter, and Gabrielle Civil, a performance artist, in front of Martyn’s painting, portions of which will be peeled away to reveal new images during the course of the exhibit. (Photo by Megan Bachman)

    A current of artistic energy is circulating on the Antioch College campus these days with spontaneous artwork from students and experimental art from faculty and resident scholars.

  • Clifton opens new art gallery

    The Jailhouse Gallery's first show features work by Clifton and Yellow Springs artists.

    Local artists held an art opening last weekend to inaugurate Clifton’s new art gallery in the current town hall building.

  • Antioch art faculty exhibit edgy work at Herndon

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    Antioch’s five art faculty members, along with resident scholars, are showing off their latest work at an exhibition at the Herndon Gallery through mid-February.

  • 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.