Art on the Commons

Our 34th annual Art on the Commons festival was a huge success! With 10,000 visitors, hundreds of volunteers, and 100 exemplary artists, it was such a thrill to be back at Lincoln Park Civic Commons.

Thank you so much to all of our sponsors, committee members, volunteers, staff, and to our entire community for all that you do to support the arts in Kettering.


Congratulations to these outstanding artists!

Best in Show – Peggy Schuning

2nd Place – Delia Smith

3rd Place – Sumiko Takada

Featured Artist – Crystal Blake

Ohio’s Best – Katie Swartz

Best Presentation – Deborah Vivas

People’s Choice Winners – Emily Combs, Delia Smith, Sharon Stolzenberger

Applications for our 35th annual festival will be available through Zapplication starting January 1, 2023!

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Art on the Commons fine arts festival features approximately one hundred artists from around the country. Located in a scenic park within the vibrant Dayton area, the festival's live music, top notch artists, and family friendly interactive elements make Art on the Commons a destination for several thousand art lovers and community members every year.

Thank you to our 2022 sponsors, including our event sponsor the Dayton Daily News and our supporting sponsors The Modern College of Design, 91.3 WYSO, Robert K. Jones Insurance, Meadowlark Restaurant, Eudora Brewing, Waker Plumbing Inc., The Kettering Parks Foundation, The John W. McCoy Memorial Fund.

Art on the Commons is organized by Rosewood Arts Center, a division of the Parks, Recreation and Cultural Arts department of the City of Kettering.

Artists who are interested in participating in the 35th annual festival can view the prospectus for the show and apply via Zapplication from January 1 - March 31, 2023. Be sure to check the Artist Information page for updates as the festival day approaches.

Thanks to our 2022 Event Sponsors!

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Art on the Commons
Coordinated by Rosewood Arts Center

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