Visual Arts Section :: Page 6

  • John Sims exhibit to open at Antioch College

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    The work of Antioch alum John Sims and other New York City artists will be featured at “Rhythm of Structure: Mathematics, Art and Poetic Reflection,” an exhibit created by Sims that opens with a reception this Saturday, May 21, 6–9 p.m. at the Herndon Gallery on the Antioch College campus.

  • GALLERY: Wood-fired kiln opened

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    After days of stoking the fires, the new wood-fired “manabigama,” or beautiful-teaching, kiln at John Bryan Community Pottery was opened to reveal its pottery treasures within. Watch a video and see more photos after the jump.

  • Artist Smith celebrates YS diversity

    Village artist Johanna Smith will show her exhibit of multi media mosaics, called "Yellow Springs Potheads: A Celebration of Diversity" at Brother Bear's through April The exhibit opens with a reception this Saturday, April 2, from 6–9 p.m.

    Artist Johanna Smith’s exhibit, “Yellow Springs Potheads: A Celebration of Diversity,” will open with a reception this Saturday, April 2, from 6–9 p.m. at Brother Bear’s Cafe. The potheads are just that: heads created from recycled pots and pans, covered with mosaic glass and inspired by people in the village.

  • A red carpet affair

    The Little Art Theatre hosted an Oscar Night party last Sunday evening as a fundraiser for the non-profit.

  • A Strong passion for the letterpress

    Artist Sarah Strong is shown with the letterpress in her village studio.

    The letterpress in Sarah Strong’s studio, a sleek machine with levers and rollers fitted into a corner along the western wall, stands out.

  • Bahnsen’s photos to be honored

    An open house to honor a newly published book of photographs by Axel Bahnsen, a world renowned photographer who lived and worked in Yellow Springs for 50 years, will take place this Sunday, Sept. 19, at 2 p.m. at the Senior Center. The book was designed by Jane Baker and edited by Paul Cooper. Shown above is a self-portrait of Bahnsen. (photo by Alex Bahnsen)

    For more than 50 years until his death, a photographer of international stature lived and worked in Yellow Springs. The work of that photographer, Axel Bahnsen, will be honored this weekend with the publication of a new book of his photographs.

  • Art exhibit kicks off Glen 50th celebration

    Bill Hooper and Jane Baker were among the many villagers who attended the Friday night reception for the art exhibit that features artwork inspired by the Glen. They are looking at "Glen Helen Raptor" by local sculptor Jon Hudson, created from scrap metal found in the Glen. (Photo by Diane Chiddister)

    A well-attended exhibit of original art created by artists inspired by the Glen kicked off the Glen’s weekend celebration of its 50th anniversary on Friday evening.

  • Sculptor inspired by clay, politics

    Local sculptor Alice Robrish is shown in her Dayton Street studio, where she’s working on a series of busts of Afghan schoolgirls.

    The building on Dayton Street looks like an unassuming garage, set well back from the street. Look closely, though, and you might notice the tables and shelves inside. This is in fact an artist’s studio, converted from a garage to a work space by local sculptor Alice Robrish.

  • An ancient art lives on in YS

    Michel Zurbuchen is shown carving in his studio, Sculptor’s Emporium, which is located in Millworks. Zurbuchen offers classes to those interested in learning the art of stone carving, which he says is not that difficult. (Photo by Sehvilla Mann)

    At his booth at the June Street Fair, Michel Zurbuchen sets out two benches with a stone at each, plus tools and safety glasses, and encourages all who are interested to try carving for themselves. People who had never considered taking a hammer and chisel to rock find they don’t want to stop.

  • Antioch College features Whitmore

    Saturday night’s opening reception of “Robert Whitmore: A Devoted Sense of Place” at the Antioch College Herndon Gallery. Shown are Kay Kendall with Sue Parker; in the background is Ali Thomas.

    Antioch College’s Herndon Gallery features a retrospective of Robert Whitmore’s oils and works on papers, with an emphasis on local landscapes.

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