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Visual Arts Section :: Page 2

  • Herndon Gallery: Identity unmasked in ‘Schizomaica’

    Antioch College’s Herndon Gallery is hosting “Schizomaica,” a show by Jamaican-born artist Kamar Thomas, currently visiting assistant professor of visual arts at Antioch. Up for a few more weeks, the show features 19 works in oil and charcoal, including “Selfie 3,” pictured here at right. A reception and painting demonstration will be held on Thursday, April 20, from 7 to 9 p.m. (Photo by Audrey Hackett)

    27-year-old Kamar Thomas is currently a visiting assistant professor of visual arts at Antioch College. His Herndon Gallery show, titled “Schizomaica”, which features 19 works in oil and charcoal, combines elements of performance, photography and painting.

  • Friends use art to confront illness

    A new Yellow Springs Arts Council show, “Bosom Buddies,” opens on Friday, April 21, with a reception from 6 to 9 p.m. The show was inspired by the art created by Corrine Bayraktaroglu and friends during her bout with cancer. Other community members are invited to submit to the show art that’s linked to breast cancer. Shown above are Bayraktaroglu and her good friend, Nancy Mellon, who together are known as the JafaGirls. (Photo by Carol Simmons)

    “Corrine deals with everything through art,” said Nancy Mellon, speaking recently of her dear friend and frequent art-making collaborator Corrine Bayraktaroglu. The “everything” in this case is breast cancer.

  • Local artists ‘try another way’

    “Dichotomy — Chains and Wings,” a pastel drawing by local artist Theresa Mayer, will be featured in a new exhibit, “Try Another Way: Redefining Dis-abilities.” Showcasing works in various media by local artists living with disabilities, the exhibit will open with a reception at the YSAC Community Gallery on Friday, March 17, from 6 to 9 p.m., and will stay up through April 15. (Submitted photo)

    The Yellow Springs Arts Council will host the exhibit “Try Another Way: Redefining Dis-abilities,” featuring the work of persons with disabilities or living with those with disabilities.

  • Busting out

    Sculptor Brian Maughan watched as Gallery Coordinator Nancy Mellon unveiled his new work, a bust of Gaunt. The sculpture was added to the YS Arts Council’s permanent collection. (Submitted photo)

    The YS Arts Council and the YS Historical Society presented “Beyond Flour and Sugar: The Wheeling Gaunt Legacy and Yellow Springs In the Civil War Era” on Friday, Jan. 20, at Antioch University Midwest.

  • YSAC members are ‘breaking the rules’

    Parvis Dadras' artwork will be included in the upcoming Members Show at the Yellow Springs Arts Council. The show opens on Feb. 17, with a reception from 6 to 9 p.m., and runs through March 12. (Submitted photo)

    This year’s Members Show at the Yellow Springs Arts Council will feature works on the theme of “breaking the rules.” The show opens Feb. 17, with a reception from 6 to 9 p.m. at the YSAC Gallery on Corry Street.

  • Art for listening, understanding

    Standing in front of a wall-size poem by Umvikeli G. Scott Jones are Herndon Gallery Curater Jennifer Wenker, center, and student assistants Daniel Cox and Kathryn Olson. The poem is part of the new exhibit, “Living in Divided States,” which features the work of 50 area artists at Herndon Gallery on the Antioch College campus. (Photo by Diane Chiddister)

    Those entering the Herndon Gallery’s “Living in Divided States” exhibit will first hear the voices, female and male, rising and falling in pitch, in intensity.

  • Debut of new Open Studios tour

    Painter Libby Rudolf will be one of 34 artists participating in this weekend’s Yellow Springs Open Studios, a free, two-day event that will highlight some of the creative work being made in and around the village. Rudolf’s Grinnell Road home, where she maintains her studio, will be one of 24 stops on the self-guided tour, 11 a.m.–5 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, Oct.14–15. (Photo by Carol Simmons)

    The third weekend in October has become widely known among area artists and art lovers as a time to celebrate and support art-making in Yellow Springs.

  • Former CEO turns talents to art

    Yellow Springs resident Richard Lapedes has occupied his MillWorks studio for 12 years. He will be opening his first show on Oct. 21 at the Yellow Springs Arts Council Gallery. The show, entitled “Sculpture: Recovering from 30 years of Management,” celebrates his retirement from the corporate world but also incorporates the lessons he learned from it. (Photo by Dylan Taylor-Lehman)

    The title of Richard Lapedes’s upcoming first show — “Sculpture: Recovering from 30 years of Management” — sums up his feelings on the matter.

  • Art House Hop this Saturday

    The annual Art Hop, organized by the Yellow Springs Arts Council, gives the public a chance to view art in the context of a home, rather than a gallery. 1) The Hopping house logo signs were designed and painted by Kathleen Verner Moulton. Other art includes works by 2) Nancy Mellon, 3) Jason Morgan, 4) Lisa Wolters, 5) Valerie Spinning and 6) Walter Steinhilber. (submitted photos)

    The annual Yellow Springs Arts Council Art House Hop takes place this Saturday.

  • Mug shot

    Ceramicist Richard Overman, of Cincinnati, exhibited mugs and other pieces with strong personalities at this year's Art on the Lawn. (Photo by Isaac Delamarte)

    The 33rd annual Art on the Lawn took place last Saturday, Aug. 13. Around 100 vendors participated, and the event drew solid crowds most of the day, despite late-afternoon rain.

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