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A Rosewood Holiday Arts Festival

DecDecember 2 2023

11:00am - 3:00pm Rosewood Arts Center

2655 Olson Dr., Kettering, OH 45420

kids in christmas dreses

A Rosewood Holiday is back this December to help you get creative with your holiday shopping and discover all that Rosewood Arts Center has to offer.

Featuring artists, demonstrations, art activities, art exhibitions and the traditional Soup Bowl Fundraiser, there is something for everyone. Admission is free and all are welcome.

You’re sure to find the perfect gift among our artist vendors . Purchase unique prints from the annual Rosewood Portfolio exchange, or warm up with a bowl of soup and a handmade bowl from our featured studio artists. All proceeds from the event benefit our artists and the Kettering Parks Foundation.


Shop local! Find unique gifts from our local community artists. Your purchase directly supports our artists, the Kettering Parks Foundation and Rosewood Arts Center programs.

• Guustie Alvarado – Fused and lamp work glass and silver jewelry, glass mosaics and ornaments

• Charmaine Boggs – media art and cyanotypes

• Matthew Burgy – Kinetic sculpture,  jewelry, ceramic pendants and 2D artworks

• Alison Fawcett – Porcelain pottery and jewelry

• Lindsay Gustafson – books, boxes, resin, scarves

• Cathy Jeffers – Textiles, felting and mixed media

• Takashi Kawai – Ceramics

• Donna Kuszpa – wire wrapping jewelry

• Regina McCord – Acrylic paint, and resin artworks

• Pene Miller –  wire sculptures,  glassware and jewelry

• Jennifer Palacio – Ceramics

• Mary Patterson – jewelry and metals

• Linnea Stevens – illustration prints and stickers


Purchase a beautiful handmade bowl and sample a soup! The Rosewood team has created a stellar menu of soups, part of the annual soup competition, with a top prize awarded by celebrity judges.


Create paintings and prints on a poem installation with Leesa Haapapuro as part of a special project on display at Rosewood from December 2023 through March 2024.


Our neighbors at the Wilmington-Stroop branch of the Dayton Metro Library present paper crafts activities for kids!


Join our amazing instructors as they showcase what is coming up at Rosewood this winter!


April Lemaster: Ceramics

Mary Patterson: Metals

Sue Shira: Glass

Tracy McElfresh: Sewing


Dave Kirchner: Ceramics

Brooke Griffin: Printmaking

Najila Emadi: Drawing (Life-Lines Studio)

Tracy McElfresh: Sewing


Shelly Burden: Ceramics

Eva Lewis: Oil Painting

Tracy McElfresh: Sewing


Patti Boone: Ceramics


11 am

Kettering Civic Band

Flute Ensemble

11:30 am

Kettering Civic Band

Saxophone Ensemble

12 pm

Kettering Civic Band

Clarinet Ensemble

1:30 pm

Kettering Children’s Choir Chorus under the direction of Tammy Wright

Kettering Children’s Choir Chorale under the direction of Bruce Swank

2 pm

Kettering Civic Band

Brass Ensemble

Performances will take place in the Gallery or outside the main entrance. In case of inclement weather, performances will take place in the theatre.

Interested artists may submit an application to Rosewood Arts Center by October 13, 2023.

Application Form 2023

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