Monday, October 29, 2007

Creature Comforts USA - Art and Doggie Art

Talking about creatures, check out the painting and bio of this four legged artist, called Opal. He is really into Abstract Art :)

If you are looking for something unique for the Holiday Season and you know of an aspriing doggie artist then check out the Pup-Casso Paint Kit at See Spot Run in Kings Yard.

Thursday, October 25, 2007

Seen on Art Stroll Night

Painting by Deb Housh and light stick sculpture done by the public outside the Hip Joint.
Photographs courtesy of Patricia High

Patricia currently has a collage and mixed media exhibit at the Sunrise Cafe called "Day and Night".

Monday, October 22, 2007

Outside the Hip Joint Art Stroll Night

Bombed Tree with knitted graffiti and Arts Council member Deb Housh posing with her Robot (group Digititus on the video screen) Thanks Digititus and JFX316 for providing some very cool music :) Marianne is just too busy to pose for the camera, but Traci says HI!
We had a great crowd, lots of families, and fun with the "hide & seek" project. Thanks everyone who helped, who brought art, and those who came, it was a blast.

Sunday, October 14, 2007

Where's the ART?

Believe it or not this is the question several locals have been asked by visitors to the village recently.

Why not come visit us ART STROLL NIGHT on the 19th October starting 6pm and we will show you and tell you.


check out the art gallery/space page of our site you will see hyper links to local galleries and spaces showcasing various genre of arts/crafts. Here is the slide show of murals and art seen around town. If urban style street art (murals/graffiti) is up your alley then check out Keiths Alley behind the shops on Xenia Avenue.
"Amnesty" by Parvis Dadras is one of the paintings that will exhibited as part of the Arts Council's "celebration of street art & art party" ART STROLL NIGHT. Hip Joint Music provided by local musicians JFX316 and Digititus.

Scott Kissel's fabulous photographs of scenes/people around Yellow Springs are on display in Village Artisans, a local artist's cooperative. Ann Gayek and David Schumacher have an exhibit of their work in the Glen Helen Building.
For those enjoy seeing how an engineer and mathematician melds those into art, then check out the Shirley Jones Gallery's exhibit of Buckminster Fuller's work. He is known as one of the key innovators in the 20th century. For more information about this fascinating man visit the
Buckminster Fuller Institute.

Marianne Rabb Britton has her quilts and fabric art at the Humanist Center 105 W. N. College St.

Corrine Bayraktaroglu will have her opening reception for "Fragments" at "would you, could you, IN A FRAME Oct 19th Art Stroll night.

The list goes on, but really come and visit us.
click on the link below for a list of participants

Tuesday, October 9, 2007

While visiting Street Fair check out

These wild ceramic salt and pepper shakers by Chris Stiles at wouldyou, could you, IN A FRAME. These are not just fun for those who collect salt & pepper sets, but also for those who enjoy setting a ghoulish table for Halloween dinner.

  • Q: What did the skeleton say while riding his Harley Davidson motorcycle?
    A: I'm bone to be wild!
  • Q: Who won the skeleton beauty contest?
    A: No body

  • Q: What do skeletons say before they begin dining?
    A: Bone appetit !

  • Q: When does a skeleton laugh?
    A: When something tickles his funny bone.

  • Q: Why didn't the skeleton dance at the Halloween party?
    A: It had no body to dance with.

  • Q: What type of art do skeletons like?
    A: Skull tures

  • Q: What instrument do skeletons play?
    .A: Trom-BONE.
joke source: Funmunch

Saturday, October 6, 2007

Street Fair Coming Up/Eyes Wide Open Exhibit

This is a video of a group called WULF at the June 07 Street Fair

October Street Fair is Oct 13th and starts at 9am and is FREE! There will be over 250 booths, international food as well as american favourites, street musicians, belly dancers, games, live music at Mills Lawn. For more info check in with the Chamber of Commerce.

Eyes Wide Open: The Human Cost of War in Iraq at the Independence Visitor Center, Philadelphia, PA

"Eyes Wide Open" Exhibit will be at Mills Lawn during street fair. National speaker, Bruce Jacobs, will be giving a keynote speech at 6:30pm For more information contact Menelek Alexander at the King Center (937.767.1790)

Tuesday, October 2, 2007

John Bryan Community Mural

I found these lovely photographs of the John Bryan Community Pottery grouting party, held on the 29th Sept, by Bob Moore on It seems that not only does Bob have a passion for nature/plants, but also with the camera.

For anyone interested in Classes at the Community Pottery please check this link or for more information call 767-9022

Visitors if you want to see this fabulous ceramic wall it is at the Penguin Building behind the Bryan Center at 100 Dayton Street in Yellow Springs, Ohio

source: Mapquest