Friday, May 28, 2010

Joanne Caputo vies for Top Spiritual author

Yellow Springs resident, Joanne Caputo, has advanced to Round 2 in the international Next Top Spiritual Author competition. As one of 271 authors (from 2800 entrants), Caputo will compete for votes throughout the month of June for one of 25 openings in Round 3 (there are four rounds in the competition). Voters may register or log-in to vote at

Equal parts historical investigation and paranormal tell-all, Margaret Garner: Diversity and Depth Of Love is the true story of Caputo, an indie filmmaker whose research goes awry when her subject, a slave mother guilty of killing her own child, appears to her in a meditation and refuses to stay silent.

Wednesday, May 19, 2010

Glen Helen:Exhibit Opportunities

The Glen Helen Atrium Gallery

Call for Proposals

for solo or group exhibitions for the period
January - December 2011
deadline for submissions
July 1, 2010

For more information about proposals and questons please contact

 Fran LaSalle, Gallery Coordinator

Glen Helen Atrium Gallery Exhibition: Tom Kinarney

Expressive Paintings Colored Pencil by Tom Kinarney

June 1 – 30, 2010
The Glen Helen Atrium Gallery is showing “Expressive Paintings in Colored Pencil by Tom Kinarney” from June 2 to June 27, 2010. The public is invited to meet the artist at the opening reception on Sunday, June 6 from 2 pm to 4 pm.

The Gallery is located in the Glen Helen Building at 405 Corry Street in Yellow Springs. Show hours are 9:30 am to 4:30 pm Monday through Friday and 10 am to 4 pm on Saturdays and Sundays. Admission is free. Artwork will be available for purchase.

Kinarney is known for his exquisitely realistic paintings rendered in colored pencil, ink and watercolor. He is a master at capturing the character and personality of people, animals and objects of everyday life with surprising clarity. His work has won numerous awards.

Largely self taught, Kinarney was a successful graphic designer and illustrator for several area businesses including Antioch Publishing in Yellow Springs. He now enjoys teaching art at the Fairborn Art Association, the Rosewood Art Center In Kettering and the Vandalia Senior Center where he encourages students to explore their own unique styles.

For more information call the Glen Helen Ecology Institute at (937) 769-1902 or visit

Monday, May 17, 2010

Beware: Copyright Infringement Scam

Artists are recieving emails that state they are being sued for copyright and need to open the legal document attachment.

Example of Email

Dear Sir/Madam,
This is to remind you that we have already filed a case against you on 12/04/2010. The pre-trial conference is to be held on 9/05/2010 at 9:00 AM in courtroom number 142. The case number is 2433901. I am enclosing a copy of the lawsuit that we filed against you on 12/04/2010.We need a reply in writing and on time. We have already won similar lawsuits. If you make sure you'll contact us before 5/05/2010 at 18:00 PM and you agree to the terms mentioned above, you shall not have to appear in court.
Yours sincerely,

For more informations about this scam please visit

Friday, May 14, 2010

Artwork of the Human Form

The opening reception of Works in Progress will be Friday, May 21, 6-9 p.m. at The Yellow Springs Arts Council ArtSpace, 108 Dayton Street, 2nd floor. The exhibit showcases 2-D and 3-D figure works created by local artists during weekly live model drawing sessions in the YSAC Art Space. The show is curated by Beth Holyoke and Margrit Tydings-Petrie.

Artists include Phyllis Logan, Beth Holyoke, Sherraid Scott, Tom Verdon, Margrit Tydings-Petrie, Angie Day, Kaethi Seidl, Brian Maughan, Pat Robinow, LaDonna Lowe, Mike Behr, Ruth Lapp, Kathleen McMillan, and Corrine Bayraktaroglu.

Extended gallery hours are Saturdays, 1-4 p.m.: May 22 & 29 and June 5 & 12. For more information, contact Beth at

Seen Around Town: Flower Power Everywhere

Blue Flower on Peace Pole
Dayton and Corry Street

Town Drug Xenia Avenue

A pretty Garden in Town

Tuesday, May 11, 2010

Summer Art Camps

For a closer view and to print out please click on flyer

Tuesday, May 4, 2010

Asanda Imports

Congratulations to Asanda Imports

They offer beautiful unique hand made arts and crafts from Bali and Thailand