Presented by Rosewood Arts Centre
and the Kettering Arts Council
Sunday, August 11, 2013
11 am - 5 pm
Kettering Civic Commons
675 Lincoln Park Boulevard
Kettering, OH 45429
11 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Art on the Commons is sponsored by the
City of Kettering Parks, Recreation and Cultural Arts
with support from the Kettering Arts Council, the Ohio Arts Council and the National Endowment for the Arts.
About the festival
Art on the Commons is a juried display and sale of fine arts and fine crafts located in the Civic Commons in Kettering, Ohio. Art on the Commons includes over a hundred artists from around the country in a scenic park in the vibrant culture of the Dayton area. Live music and entertainment enhance the festival atmosphere and several food and drink vendors offer variety of options for the palatte. Art on the Commons has been recognized as an outstanding festival by national and local artist news publications.
Kettering is located in the Greater Dayton area with a resident population of over 573,000. The region is home to a vibrant arts and culture community, with a high level of demonstrated support and attendance from its residents. Civic Commons is centrally located the south Dayton with easy access to main roadways and interstate highways. Attendance at the 2012 one-day festival was estimated at over 7,000.
This festival’s jury features some of the most talented artists and art appreciators in the region.
Julia Gourley is the Executive Director of the Krasl Art Center in St. Joseph, Michigan. Dedicated to representing a wide range of artists from around the world, the Krasl exhibits temporary and permanent exhibitions, as well as a robust public art program and educational opportunities. The Krasl is also host to the annual Art Fair on the Bluff festival, which features over 200 artists.
David Kirchner is a ceramic artist and an instructor at Rosewood Arts Centre. He is also the owner of H David Clay Studio in downtown Dayton, Ohio.
Sue Ellen Boesch is a painter and a member of the Kettering Arts Council.