The Art Show
The Art Show August 2014
Sunday, August 24
K12 Gallery & TEJAS, an artists’ studio just outside Downtown Dayton, encourages community involvement and incites inspiration. Ohioan Katie Lauer transcends many of the stereotypes associated with bluegrass and ancient artifacts from the eruption of Mount Vesuvius inspire artists at the Cleveland Art Museum.
Sunday, August 31
SMAG Dance Collective is a Dayton fusion dance company pushing the boundaries of contemporary dance. Awarded an Ohio Heritage Fellowship for his impact on the arts in Ohio, Edwin George creates paintings from his traditions, myths, stories and cultural heritage and The Beauty Box is a site specific art installation and performance space in the economically challenged 3rd ward neighborhood in Houston.
The Art Show August 2014
Sunday, Sept. 7
Dayton Comic book illustrator Bruce O. Hughes didn’t let a few rejection letters dissuade him from the business. Ohio musician Tony Ellis showcases the versatility of the banjo and the photographs of Heimrad Backer are on exhibit at the Museum of Contemporary Art in Denver. They document the remnants of Nazism and the Holocaust.
Sunday, September 14
Dayton artist Amy Kollar Anderson combines natural elements, decorative patterns, and untraditional paint choices to create her detailed narrative paintings. Dayton Philharmonic conductor Neal Gittleman is a recipient of the 2014 Governor's Awards for the Arts in Ohio, The Billy Ireland Cartoon Library & Museum in Columbus has led the country in recognizing and promoting cartoons as important cultural artifacts and the stunning blown-glass artwork of Dale Chihuly is on display in Phoenix’s Desert Botanical Garden.
Sunday, September 21
Now living in Ohio and performing at SunWatch Indian Village, Native American traditional artist Raymond Anthony Roach grew up on the Cheyenne River Sioux Reservation in South Dakota, where he learned the traditional ways and ceremonies of the Lakota people. From the first meetings of its founders in the fall of 1960, Dayton Opera has enriched the cultural life of the Miami Valley. For Las Vegas painter & illustrator Joseph Watson, creating works that engage, entertain and put forth a positive message is the highest form of art and Designer Heidi Kambitsch collaborates with the Columbus Museum of Art to create a whimsical space in which both children and adults are invited to play dress-up.