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NEW! rosewood gallery art book club

Next meeting: October 17, 6:30 – 7:30pm

In partnership with Dayton Metro Libraries, Rosewood Gallery invites you to join a lively discussion about a current book featuring art and/or artists as central elements. Enjoy light refreshments and the company of fellow art and book lovers at our quarterly events. Free and open to the public, ages 16+.

Check back for details regarding Rosewood gallery Art Book Club’s next meeting on October 17th. Reading material to be announced! Copies will be available to check out at the Wilmington-Stroop branch circulation desk.

NEW! Art Start Preschool Storytime

3rd Monday monthly at 11:30am

Foster an early love of art with storytime at Rosewood Gallery! Parents and children ages 3-6 are invited to enjoy one to four stories followed by a hands-on craft led by a Rosewood instructor. Free and open to the public!

Yoga in the Gallery

Fridays through December 16,* Noon – 1pm

Join us at Rosewood Gallery for an open level yoga class. This class is of a gentler nature, with the breath being the center of the practice. Class is open to all levels of yoga practitioners. Please bring personal props. Fee: $5 resident; $10 non-resident Instructor: Robyn Moore, RYT 200

*No class August 26, October 14, November 25.

Art Lunch

2nd and 4th Thursdays, Noon – 1pm

Meet with fellow artists and art lovers for a casual lunch get together. Share current projects, collected works or art stories. Bring a lunch and your love of art! FREE!



Stefan Chinov, Double Reflection

July 18 – August 19, 2016

Reception: Thursday, July 21, 6 – 8pm

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Stefan Chinov; Untitled; 2014; paper, glue and acrylic paint; 10 x 5 x 5 in.

Sculptor Stefan Chinov of Kettering will exhibit a series of sculptures entitled Double Reflection. Regarding his art-making process, Chinov simply states, “[Form strives] to embody the dynamic that is its subject matter.”

Chinov holds a Master of Fine Arts degree from Southern Methodist University in Dallas, Texas as well as Master of Fine Arts and Bachelor of Arts degrees from National Academy of the Arts in Sofia, Bulgaria. He currently serves as Associate Professor of Sculpture and Drawing at Wright State University.


Jeremy Long, New Paintings

July 18 – August 19, 2016

Reception: Thursday, July 21, 6 – 8pm


Jeremy Long, Backyard Ithaca, 2008-14, oil on canvas, 72 x 96 in.

Painter Jeremy Long, who lives and works in Dayton, will exhibit a collection of oil paintings in an exhibition entitled New Paintings. Long’s highly detailed environments, to which he refers as “spatial worlds,” he says, “can also be thought of as advocating thoughtfulness over excitement, or poetic meaning over novelty.” Of the objective of painting, Long states, “The goal as I see it is to, on one hand, create an ordered, harmonious vision and, on the other hand, to understand that everything seen is relative.”

Long earned a Master of Fine Arts degree from American University in Washington, D.C. He currently serves as Associate Professor of Art and Art History, also at Wright State University.



HWD (Height x Width x Depth) 2016

August 29 – October 7, 2016

Reception: Thursday, September 1, 6 – 8pm

HWD  (Height x Width x Depth), a juried exhibition for sculpture artists in Ohio and surrounding states, is the area’s only gallery exhibition devoted exclusively to sculpture. The exhibition runs from August 29 through October 7, 2016.  There will be an opening reception on Thursday, September 1 from 6 – 8pm with an awards presentation at 7pm.  Both the reception and exhibition are free and open to the public.

This year, 34 artists submitted 83 pieces, from which the juror, Geoff Riggle, chose 20 artworks representing 16 artists. Riggle also selected the winners of six awards, totaling $1,100.

Participating artists include Katie Adams, Cynthia Bornhorst-Winslow, Kathy Burden, Matthew R. Burgy, Pamela L. Deaton, Dana Goodman, Eric Hamlin, Doug Harlow, Michael B. Hays, David Kenworthy, Arthur Kettner, Joe Lauricella, Alice Robrish, Mary Skrenta, Alice Bordenkircher Tavani, and Charlotte Wachtel.

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 or visit our website: