Rosewood Gallery in Kettering, Ohio announces an extension in the deadline for its call for entries for the 10th annual HWD, a juried exhibition for sculpture artists in Ohio and surrounding states. HWD (Height x Width x Depth) is the area’s only gallery exhibition devoted exclusively to sculpture.
Entries must be original works completed within the last four years. Artworks must fit through the 79 x 34-inch gallery entryway. Artists must be residents of Ohio, Indiana, Kentucky, Michigan, Pennsylvania, or West Virginia. Work previously exhibited at Rosewood Gallery is not eligible.
Completed entries (images, entry form and non-refundable entry fee of $20.00 for up to 3 works), will be accepted through July 22, 2016. The exhibition runs from August 29 through October 7, 2016. There will be an artist reception on Thursday, September 1, 6 – 8pm with United Art and Education awards presentation at 7pm. Both the exhibition and reception are free and open to the public. The prospectus can be found on our website: playkettering.org/gallery.
This year’s juror, Geoff Riggle, received a Bachelor of Science in Art Education from Ball State University and a Master of Fine Arts in metalsmithing and jewelry design from Miami University. With a firm foundation in traditional metalsmithing techniques and jewelry design practice, his current body of work spans the mediums of metals and jewelry, sculpture, and photography, and forges ground into digital design and practice. Riggle has exhibited nationally and internationally and has been featured in a number of publications, including Showcase 500 Rings: New Directions in Art Jewelry 2012) by Marthe Le Van. Currently, Riggle is Head of Jewelry Design and Metalsmithing in the Department of Art at Miami University.
Hours for the exhibition are Monday through Thursday, 9am – 9pm; Friday, 9am – 6pm; and Saturday, 9am – 3pm. Rosewood Gallery is sponsored by the City of Kettering Parks, Recreation and Cultural Arts Department, with support from the Kettering Arts Council and the Ohio Arts Council. The Gallery is located in the Rosewood Arts Centre, 2655 Olson Drive in Kettering. For more information, call (937) 296-0294.