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Visual Arts Section

  • 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.

  • Herndon Gallery’s ‘Nuclear Fallout’ exhibit to close with talk

    Local artist Migiwa Orimo’s work is exhibited in “Nuclear Fallout: The Bomb in Three Archives,” a new show at Antioch’s Herndon gallery that opens Thursday, Sept. 20, from 7–9 p.m. with a talk by Orimo. (Photo by Megan Bachman)

    According to organizers, “Nuclear Fallout: The Bomb in Three Archives with Kei Ito and Migiwa Orimo” asks viewers to critically consider the way war is curated in our cultural telling — asking who creates the narrative, whose stories are missing and who is no longer alive to tell it.

  • YS Open Studios — An inside look at local art and artists

    A few of the 29 local artists opening their studios for a villagewide gallery sale this weekend are, from left, photographer Matthew Collins, potter Dianne Collinson and sculptor Brian Maughan. (Photos by Jeff Simons)

    Yellow Springs is increasingly becoming renowned for its own vibrant community of artists, and this weekend, art lovers can get a first-hand look at what some of the village’s talented artists are creating.

  • 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.

  • Emporium art exhibit— Prison portraits focus on humanity

    How does a person keep their will to live when their whole future is in the same place?

  • Local abstract and surrealist painter to show at Yellow Springs Brewery

    Yellow Springs Brewery will display the artwork local abstract and surrealist painter Buck Truitt, with an opening on Friday, July 27.

  • 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.

  • 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.