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31st Annual Dayton Area Works on Paper

January 11 - February 19, 2021

January 22: Virtual walkthrough and awards presentation

(Join us on Facebook Live)

sleeping child painting
Colleen Kelsey, Sleep, 2019, acrylic

Rosewood Gallery in Kettering, Ohio is pleased to announce the opening of the 31st annual Dayton-area Works on Paper exhibition. The exhibition will run from January 11 through February 19, 2021 and will be on view in-person at Rosewood Gallery, as well as in a virtual gallery.

Works on Paper is a juried exhibition for artists living within a 40-mile radius of Dayton, Ohio. This year, 47 artists from Dayton and the surrounding areas submitted 118 pieces, from which the juror, Kay Koeniger, chose 37 artworks, representing 27 artists. She also selected award winners totaling $750. The People's Choice award presented by the Joan W. McCoy Memorial Fund will be announced at the close of the show. Awards will be presented during a virtual ceremony, currently scheduled for Friday, January 22 at 5 p.m. More details on the virtual ceremony are forthcoming and will be announced soon. Juror Kay Koeninger is an Associate Professor of Art at Sinclair Community College in Dayton.

Participating artists include Claudia Baldwin, Kathie Bowers, Mary Callaway, Bruce Campbell, Deborah Dixon, Rhonda Duncalf, Alyson Annette Eshelman, Connie Gifford, Connie Grant, Shannon Grecula, Michael (Ace) Gummer, John Hankiewicz, Colleen Kelsey, Barb McBee, Keven McNeeley, Pete Mitas, Clarice Moore, Kathy A. Moore, Carol O'Neal, Don Patty, Linda Phillips, Tameria H. Rigsby, Pat Robinow, Jill Spencer, Emily von Stuckrad-Smolinski, Doug Taylor, Frank Travers and Margaret E. Wittmer.

View the virtual gallery

Rosewood Gallery has reopened to the public. Visit our COVID-19 info hub for updated safety information. Several recent exhibitions are available to view as a virtual gallery. Take the tour.

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