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Remnants

August 7, 2016

REMNANTS is an exhibition of work by Susan Byrnes, Kate Kern, Christina Pereyma and Francis Schanberger at the Dayton Visual Arts Centre through August 13, 2016.  Curated by Eileen Carr, she wrote: “In this exhibition, four artists wrestle with life’s left-overs, creating new work out of objects, memories and dreams once cast aside.”

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Sketchers

July 27, 2016

In 1851, Henry David Thoreau wrote in his journal, “The question is not what you look at, but what you see.” For centuries, artists have observed—and seen—their surroundings, capturing architecture, texture, color and structure through quick, onsite sketches. Subjective and energetic, this practice continues to inspire artists, including many in the Dayton region.

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Terry Welker, Studio Sunset

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Jean Koeller, Inside and Out

June 11, 2016

Oil paintings and charcoal sketches lined the long walls of Dutoit Gallery in May’s exhibition “Jean Koeller, Inside and Out.” The exhibition documented the process, thoughts and results of the artist’s recent landscapes and related still lifes. Meditations in color relationships, shapes, pattern and lines connect Koeller’s groupings of seascapes, wood piles, and air studies.

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Dutoit Gallery

April 25, 2016

This month, Front Street Warehouse welcomed the new exhibition space Dutoit Gallery.  With a membership of 28 Dayton-based artists, Dutoit will feature a wide range of perspectives in painting, drawing, printmaking, photography, sculpture and mixed media.

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Rebecca Sargent

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Jimi Jones at Springfield Museum of Art

April 1, 2016

Jimi Jone’s large-scale paintings dominate the curved gallery walls at the Springfield Museum of Art.  Jones is a master of figurative work, representing pop-culture, political and religious portraiture.

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Jimi Jones, “The Genius of Jazz” (detail), 2014, oil on canvas

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Do Ho Suh Passage

February 25, 2016

Do Ho Suh’s exhibition Passage at Cincinnati’s Contemporary Arts Center is a revelation in scale, detail, memory and the sentimentality of the artists’ urban dwellings.

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Do Ho Suh, 348 West 22nd Street, New York, NY 10011, USA – Apartment A, Corridors and Staircases, 2011 – 2015 (detail)

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The Edge of Reason at Warped Wing

February 15, 2016

Kelsey Projects pop-up exhibition “The Edge of Reason” is on view at Warped Wing Brewery. Featuring the work of Jacob Des, Lora Fosberg, David Kenworthy, Damon McArthur and David Menard, the exhibition’s illustrations of American values, era-centric aesthetics, humor and superstition compliment the location’s industrial architecture and exposed materials of manufacturing.

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From left, clockwise, all work by Jacob Des: “Self portrait,” 2015; “Bare with Me,” 2025; “Conflict,” 2015

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