Visual Arts Section :: Page 2

  • Little Art celebrates grand re-opening in Yellow Springs

    Little Art Theatre Executive Director Jenny Cowperthwaite welcomes theatergoers into the new lobby of the renovated theater, which will be open to the community during an open house from 3 to 9 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 28. During the first complete renovation in the Little Art’s 84-year history, the theater was closed for the last five months and upgraded with a digital projector and surround-sound system, new cushioned seats, handicapped-accessible bathrooms and a spacious lobby, among other changes. After the open house, the theater begins a 12-day “Back to the Movies” film festival. Regular programming resumes on Friday, Oct. 11. (Photo by Megan Bachman)

    To showcase its half-million dollar, five-month makeover, the Little Art will hold an open house and grand reopening from 3 to 9 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 28, with free films, live music and dancing, free popcorn and more.

  • Veterans share their ‘Coming Home’

    Though it’s been nine years since he returned from the fighting, Iraq war veteran Aaron Hughes deals with the memories of his deployment every single day.

  • Local artists win state funding

    Three local artists recently received Individual Excellence Awards from the Ohio Arts Council (OAC). The awards are meant to “recognize creativity and imagination that exemplifies the highest level of achievement in a particular discipline and advances the art form.”

  • Sculptor Alice Robrish— Exploring identity with ceramics

    Local sculptor Alive Robrish’s new show, “Who are We?” will open at the Yellow Springs Arts Council Gallery on Corry Street on Friday, June 14. (Photo by Anisa Kline)

    On June 14, Alice Robrish’s show, “Who Are We?,” will open at the Yellow Springs Arts Council Gallery on Corry Street.

  • YS-Opoly to host pre-launch party

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    A YS-Opoly pre-launch party for the new customized game about the village will take place on Sunday, June 2, at AUM.

  • Jennifer Rosengarten exhibits at DVAC— Paintings blooming with color and life

    Jennifer Rosengarten sits in front of her many large, colorful oil paintings which are on display at the Dayton Visual Arts Center. (photo by Diane Chiddister)

    Jennifer Rosengarten can’t remember a time when she didn’t make art. She can’t remember a time when she didn’t love color. And her passion for making art rich with color is currently on display at the Dayton Visual Arts Center.

  • YSHS showcases student artwork

    Pre-Columbian ceramic effigies were among the art pieces in the K–12 show.

    Student art from every grade in the district colored the hallways and common spaces of the high school last week.

  • Little Art Theatre goes national

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    The Little Art Theatre’s closing for renovation Tuesday prompted a visit from National Public Radio.

  • Digging deep into a garden’s gifts

    A longtime former villager who still owns a house in town and plans to retire here, Carol Siyahi Hicks gives Yellow Springs credit for many things. For instance, it was here she found the friends who helped her discover her passion for the natural world, along with providing her company on trips into the wild.

  • Yellow Springs Experience: Bronze Symposium— Casting for artistic collaboration

    As with many Yellow Springs initiatives, the upcoming Yellow Springs Experience: National Bronze Sculpture Symposium, to take place in October 2013, grew from a series of local conversations, of villagers talking to each other.

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