Sparkling glass ornaments, hand-turned wood bowls, eclectic jewelry, painted silk and chunky hand-knit scarves, charming pottery, architecturally-inspired ceramic, letterpress cards, black and white photography and small whimsical painting are what’s on view at DVAC to kick-off the Holiday Season.
DVAC’s annual gift gallery has become the BEST one-stop-shopping for friends, loved ones, workmates and …yourself! Everything is one of a kind and made by a DVAC member artists—either experienced or just starting out. All items are priced competitively and were chosen for their originality, quality craftsmanship and
contemporary or classic stye.
This year’s featured fine art and fine craft was selected jurors Kim Megginson, Owner/Buyer, ZIG ZAG Gallery, Dayton; Litsa Spanos, President, ADC Art Design Consultants, Cincinnati; and Betty Talbott, Executive Director, Ohio Designer Craftsmen and Ohio Craft Museum, Columbus.
DVAC helps sustain the arts community by providing a place for artist to exhibit, market, and sell work and also helps satisfy the needs and wants of art-lovers who have a place to see art and, often, meet the artists – it is how DVAC connects the dots in visual arts. In 2013 DVAC ARTtoBUY artists received over $18,000 in art sales commissions. At its core, DVAC advances art for the community and a community for artists.
The Dayton Visual Arts Center provides art for the community and a community for artists. DVAC receives operating support from the Ohio Arts Council, Culture Works, Dayton Power & Light Foundation, Montgomery County Arts & Cultural District, the Virginia W. Kettering Foundation; Community Partner Members Houser Asphalt & Concrete, LWC Inc., Mousaian Oriental Rugs and Premier Health; and Members.
DVAC is located at 118 N. Jefferson St in downtown Dayton. Ample metered parking; free after 6pm and on weekends. Gallery Hours: Tuesday-Saturday, 11am-6pm. Closed Sunday and Monday.