2020 Holiday Giving and Gifting Catalogue
2020 Holiday Giving and Gifting Catalogue
Dec
04
2020
Visual Arts

This digital painting, titled "For Love of the Birds and the Bees," is by Village Artisans member Kathy Moulton.

Village Artisans to host pollinator-themed community art show

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In honor of National Pollinator Week in June, Village Artisans Gallery in Yellow Springs has announced a call for entries for a special exhibition called “Birds & Bees: Pollinator Awareness — A Community Art Show.”

The gallery invites artists from the Yellow Springs and Dayton area to enter up to three original two-dimensional and/or three-dimensional art pieces — in any media — that reference the theme of the exhibit.

The show will run May 16 through June 21, with a closing reception from 6 to 9 p.m. Friday, June 21. 

Entry forms are available in the gallery and online — at http://www.villageartisans.blogspot and on the group’s Facebook page. Artwork, entry forms and fees are to be delivered to the gallery in person on May 11, from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m., or May 12, from noon to 5 p.m. The entry fee is $10 for one work and $5 for each additional piece.

The U.S. Senate first approved the designation of a National Pollinator Week in 2007, and the annual week has since been recognized the third week in June.

Village Artisans, a multi-media, cooperative art gallery formed in 1983, is located at 100 Corry St., in Yellow Springs. For more information, stop in the gallery, call 937-767-1209 or email villageartisans.email@yahoo.com. Regular gallery hours are 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Mondays through Thursdays, 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays and noon to 5 p.m. Sundays.

The group’s spring show, “Beautiful Bounty of Blooms,” was hung Thursday, April 4, and will be on view until May 13, with a reception from 6 to 9 p.m. Wednesday, April 17.

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