Dayton Area Works on Paper

JANUARY 16 – FEBRUARY 24, 2023

painting of rose
David Battle, Rose in Glass Vase, 2021, watercolor

Works on Paper is a juried exhibition for artists living within a 40-mile radius of Dayton, Ohio (this excludes Columbus and Cincinnati), working in or on paper. This includes, but is not limited to photos, prints, painting or drawings on paper, cast paper, paper mache, cardboard, etc.

View the 2023 Propsectus

2023 JUROR

This year’s exhibition is juried by Michael Roediger the Director & CEO of the Dayton Art Institute. He is member of the prestigious Association of Art Museum Directors. In 2021, he led the establishing of the museum’s first Inclusion, Diversity, Equity and Accessibility (IDEA) standing committee.

Prior experience includes Victoria Theatre Association; Junior Achievement of Dayton; Children’s Friend and Service, the country’s oldest not-for-profit in Providence, RI; and Carnegie Mellon University in Pittsburgh, PA.

Michael holds a Master of Science degree in Leadership Development from Wright State University, a Bachelor of Arts from Ohio Northern University with concentrations in Communications, Public Relations and Theatre, a Certified Fund Raising Executive credential and a Diversity, Equity and Inclusion in the Workplace certificate from the University of South Florida MUMA College of Business.

He has a vast history of volunteer service including as a new member of the Kettering Art in Public Places Committee.

Michael resides in Kettering and is the proud father of his son, Richard, who is Sophomore at The Ohio State University in the Honors Program. He volunteers for Midwest Boston Terrier Rescue and recently adopted Boston Terrier Chace into their family.


You must agree to Group Liability Agreement to participate in a Rosewood Gallery group exhibition. Rosewood Gallery Group Exhibition Agreement and Virtual Exhibition Agreement


· Entries must be original works in any media on or of paper, completed within the last four years
· Artwork must not to exceed 40 inches in width (image, not frame)
· Artwork must be created within the last four years
· Artists living within a 40-mile radius of Dayton, Ohio (this excludes Columbus and Cincinnati). View Map.

ENTRIES DUE (Juried from actual work)

Saturday, December 31, 10 a.m. – 3 p.m.

Tuesday, January 3, 4 – 8 p.m.


painting of people
Clarice More, Happy Hour, 2020, watercolor

Jurying will take place from actual work. Pieces must be labeled with the tags provided, stating artist’s name and artwork title and corresponding to the entry form. Artists must drop off entries at Rosewood Gallery during the designated drop-off dates and times as listed on the reverse side of this prospectus. A non-refundable entry fee of $20 for up to three pieces must accompany each entry form. Multiple entries are permitted, and should include an additional entry form and fee. Please make checks payable to City of Kettering or make credit card payment over the phone by calling Rosewood Arts Center at (937) 296-0294.

Upon delivery, all 2-D work must be labeled, framed, wired, and ready to hang; all 3-D work must be labeled and ready to display (indicate display method: pedestal, floor, hang from ceiling, etc.). The gallery coordinator reserves the right to reject any work not prepared in a sound manner for hanging, or otherwise unpresentable for display. Submissions must include a completed entry form and $20 entry fee at the time of drop-off.


Awards totaling $1,100 will be distributed at the discretion of the juror and announced online. The People’s Choice Award will be awarded by the Joan W. McCoy Memorial Art Fund through the Kettering Parks Foundation will be announced at the end of the exhibition. Rosewood Gallery encourages sales, for which the City of Kettering Parks, Recreation and Cultural Arts Department, sponsor for Rosewood Gallery, retains a 30% commission.


Every precaution is taken in handling exhibiting artwork. All work is insured during the installation process and while the work is on display. The gallery coordinator reserves the right to reject work if it violates any conditions set forth in this prospectus or is unsafe to display for any reason. Rosewood Arts Center and Rosewood Gallery are not responsible for damage from faulty hanging systems provided by the artist. Artists are encouraged to use frame corners or other protective devices during drop-off/ pickup. By submitting my entry, I confirm that I have read and agreed to be bound by the Rosewood Gallery Group Exhibition Agreement, as listed at or at Rosewood Arts Center front office.


A submission constitutes an agreement on the part of the entrant to all the conditions set forth in this prospectus.

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