2021 Yellow Springs News Merchandise
Jul
27
2021

Public Art Section

  • Site design unveiled— Gaunt sculpture park eyed

    After three years, the Wheeling Gaunt sculpture is nearing completion. Anticipating a September unveiling, Village Council heard about plans for the sculpture’s placement in a downtown park at its June 21 regular meeting.

  • Latest Kieth’s Alley mural complete— Unpacking the ‘Tarot of America’

    Located on the rear of the building that houses Current Cuisine/Dark Star Comics/Pangaea, which has been a “free wall” since 1988, the “Tarot of America” features a panoply of social justice themes.

  • ‘Fight hate with love’

    Last weekend, local artist Pierre Nagley pasted a drawing of Emmitt Till on top of a Kieth’s Alley mural he painted last year of George Floyd that had been vandalized with white paint earlier in the week.

  • Mural to honor Virginia Hamilton

    Local artist Pierre Nagley recently started painting a new mural honoring the life and works of famed local author Virginia Hamilton. The mural, located on the wall of the Yellow Springs News building, is being spearheaded by Help Us Make a Nation, or H.U.M.A.N., a recently revived local human rights organization founded here in the ’70s.

  • ‘Psychedelic expressionist’ mural unveiled downtown

    The latest addition to Yellow Springs’ downtown public art scene is a breathtaking mural by villager Anna Burke, which was recently completed behind Rose & Sal’s Vintage Shop on Dayton Street.

  • Sunflower field to receive VIDA award

    The Village of Yellow Springs Arts and Culture Commission will present the Village Inspiration & Design Award, or VIDA, to Dave and Sharen Neuhardt for the sunflower field, which they first planted in 2002.

  • An evolving tradition — VIDA awarded to muralists of YS

    Mural artists Sarah “Golden Child” Dickens and Dylan Sage pose by Sage’s recently completed mural on Xenia Avenue. A VIDA is being awarded at a ceremony Wednesday, Dec. 12, at 6 p.m. at the Emporium to recognize the many muralists who have beautified the village over the years. (Photo by Gary McBride)

    The murals that brighten many walls in the business district of the village are receiving formal recognition — the Village Inspiration and Design Award, or VIDA.

  • A Tour of Yellow Springs Murals

    The VIDA award presented Dec 12, 2018, recognizes the collective efforts of muralists working in Yellow Springs over the past two decades. Note that while individual artists may be credited here as creators, often the work of painting the murals is a collaborative effort among multiple artists. Here is a photo tour of some of the prominent works currently around the village.

  • VIDA awarded to muralists of YS

    The murals that brighten many walls in the business district of the village are receiving formal recognition — the Village Inspiration and Design Award, or VIDA. The public is invited to a ceremony at 6 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 12, at the site, with a reception following at the Emporium, including free coffee and Greene Canteen pretzels.

  • Women’s Park to receive VIDA

    Some of the Women's Park gardeners and founders recently met at the park, on the Little Miami Bike Trail. The park will be honored with the YS Arts and Culture Commission's VIDA on Aug. 1 at 6 p.m. The public is invited.

    The Yellow Springs Arts and Culture Commission has selected The Women’s Park to receive the Village Inspiration and Design Award, or VIDA, for summer 2018.