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Articles About Yellow Springs Arts Council

  • New YSAC exhibit — Practicing the art of self-acceptance

    Deborah Dixon with a papier maché sea goddess and other original work in her home studio. (Photo by Carla Steiger)

    Curvy, energized, colorful nude women wriggle and writhe joyfully across a black T-shirt that Deborah Dixon designed, and wore, in a recent interview.

  • Local artists evoke places near, far and dear

    Local artist Anna Arbor, left, and former villager Catherine Lehman will exhibit together at the YSAC Community Gallery in “Places Far, Near and Dear” through Aug. 12. An opening reception with the artists is Friday, July 20, from 6 to 9 p.m. at the gallery, 111 Corry St. (Left photo by Carla Steiger; right, submitted photo)

    An opening reception for the exhibition “Places Far, Near and Dear,” featuring paintings by Anna Arbor and Catherine Lehman, will be held Friday, July 20, from 6 to 9 p.m. at the YSAC Community Gallery.

  • YSAC to spotlight beauty of wood

    Lowell Converse will have his wood turnings on display along with work by nine other wood artists and artisans in a new exhibition at Yellow Springs Arts Council Gallery, Friday, June 15, through July 15. An opening reception June 15, from 6-9 p.m., will coincide with the village’s twice-yearly Art Stroll. (Submitted photo)

    The beauty and aesthetic harmony of wood will be on display this month in an invitational exhibition hosted by Yellow Springs Arts Council.

  • Whimsy, mystery on exhibit

    “Dreamscapes,” an exhibition of art works by Carla Steiger, will open Friday, May 18, at the Yellow Springs Arts Council Gallery, with a reception from 6–8 p.m. Steiger creates assemblages, which she then photographs, in a studio space on the second floor of her art-filled home. (Photo by Carol Simmons)

    Both the passage and absence of time play significant roles in the art of Carla Steiger.

  • Inspired by nature, and the village

    “I paint color and light in watercolors because it is a way to directly connect with the beauty surrounding us here in Ohio and in the world," says Libby Rudolf, whose paintings will be on display at the Winds from Tuesday, May 8, through the end of June. (Photo by Carla Steiger)

    A feeling of unmitigated joy suffuses the work of painter Libby Rudolf. While she has painted a range of subjects, including portraits, street scenes and close-ups of flowers, she prefers to paint nature scenes and people in a natural setting. 

  • Celebrate YS banner festival, YSAC permanent collection

    On Friday, Jan. 19, the Yellow Springs Arts Council will celebrate the Yellow Springs Banner Festival, a two-decades-long annual event that ended in 2012. At 7 p.m. a panel discussion will take place regarding the festival, on the second floor of the Bryan Center. Shown above are some of the village-created banners created by villagers that flew during past festivals. (Submitted photos)

    This weekend villagers are invited to celebrate two events beloved to the local arts community — the Yellow Springs Banner Festival, and the return of the Yellow Springs Arts Council, or YSAC, permanent collection to the John Bryan Community Center.

  • Celebrate YS banner festival, YSAC permanent collection

    On Friday, Jan. 19, the Yellow Springs Arts Council will celebrate the Yellow Springs Banner Festival, a two-decades-long annual event that ended in 2012. At 7 p.m. a panel discussion will take place regarding the festival, on the second floor of the Bryan Center. Shown above are some of the village-created banners created by villagers that flew during past festivals. (Submitted photos)

    This weekend villagers are invited to celebrate two events beloved to the local arts community — the Yellow Springs Banner Festival, an annual event for more than two decades that ended in 2012, and the return of the Yellow Springs Arts Council, or YSAC, permanent collection to the John Bryan Community Center.

  • An artful jumble of surprises awaits

    A hand-crafted sake set is one of the many items on display — and for sale — at the annual Holiday Art Jumble, presented by the Yellow Springs Arts Council at the group’s gallery through Dec. 31. The Jumble serves as the Arts Council’s final show of the calendar year as well as its biggest fundraiser. (Submitted photo)

    Introduced in 2012, the Holiday Art Jumble serves as both the Arts Council’s final show of the calendar year and its largest fundraiser.

  • A day for community giving

    After collecting $75,000 in a single day last November, an effort to raise money for local nonprofit groups is returning to the village for a second year this holiday season.

  • Mosaics and more at annual Art on the Lawn

    The 34th annual Art on the Lawn art fair will take place this Saturday, Aug. 12, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. on the grounds of Mills Lawn School, featuring a variety of artists from Yellow Springs, Ohio and surrounding states. Shown above is a scene from last year’s Art on the Lawn. (News Archive photo by Isaac Delametre)

    The 34th annual Art on the Lawn is taking place this Saturday, Aug. 12, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. at Mills Lawn School. The annual event presented by Village Artisans is free to the public.