Established in 1986, Rosewood Gallery is a program of Rosewood Arts Centre, a division of the City of Kettering’s Parks, Recreation and Cultural Arts Department. The gallery specializes in the exhibition of contemporary art by local, regional and national artists. It is dedicated to promoting the visual arts to audiences in the Kettering and Dayton, Ohio region. Rosewood Gallery has a total of 1,800 square feet of exhibition space, offering four group exhibitions and eight solo exhibitions annually.
SAMANTHA SIMPSON (Philadelphia, PA), Us, Them, It
DEANA BADA MALONEY (Downers Grove, IL), The Nature We Create
April 12 – May 14
Originally scheduled to exhibit in 2020, we are thrilled to have Simpson and Maloney in the gallery this year. Simpson’s Us, Them, It is a selection of large-scale ink and watercolor paintings that creates a narrative around contemporary politics and culture. Deana Bada Maloney uses stoneware and found objects to portray local wildlife and its relationship to pollution in her exhibition, The Nature We Create.
The Rosewood Arts Centre Portfolio Exchange was an opportunity for artists to submit 10 identical 5 x7 inch prints and receive eight prints in return. Dayton-area participating artists include Amalia Petreman, Shekinah Brubaker, Barb Weinert-McBee, Lloyd Greene, Doug Taylor, Leah Stahl, Emma Smith, Heather Ballard, Shannon Grecula, Jaime Pacheco, Kristin Wagers, Kim Vito, Phil Wagar, Patricia Higgins,, William Worley, Bruce Campbell, Lori Foringer, and Ryan Taylor. Regional participating artists include Chip Wagner, Paul Michael, Justine Shopmeyer, Kristen T. Woodward, Jacyn S. Stephens, and Levi River House. We're also excited to feature Rosewood staff artwork from Brooke Griffin, Andrew Dailey, Shayna V. McConville, Amanda Wheatley and Paula Willmot Kraus.
Prints are currently on sale for $20 to support Rosewood programs. Visit the Rosewood main office to browse and purchase.