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Rosewood Gallery

Rosewood Gallery is part of Rosewood Arts Centre and exhibits contemporary art by local, regional and national artists. We offer four group and eight solo exhibitions per year.

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Rosewood Arts Centre
Gallery Coordinator: Paula Kraus
937-296-0294
paula.kraus@Ketteringoh.org

Questions on Artwork or Other Information
Contact Rosewood Gallery at 937-296-0294


Current Exhibition

Gallery Programs

Previous Exhibitions

Upcoming Exhibition

Artist Entry Information

Upcoming Gallery Season

NEWS

Rosewood Arts Centre and Rosewood Gallery have reopened to the public. To view additional exhibition images, please visit the virtual gallery. Please note our modified hours:
Monday – Friday, 9 a.m. – 5 p.m.
2nd and 4th Saturdays, 9 a.m. – 3 p.m.

CURRENT  EXHIBITION

HWD (Height x Width x Depth) Invitational Sculpture Exhibition

Rosewood Gallery in Kettering, Ohio is pleased to announce the HWD (Height, Width, Depth) 2020 Invitational Sculpture Exhibition taking place from August 17 through September 25, 2020. Twenty-four Dayton-area artists who have participated during the past ten years in Rosewood Gallery and the CitySites public art program were selected. Featuring recently created three-dimensional artworks, HWD will be on view in-person at Rosewood Gallery, as well as in this virtual gallery.

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ABOUT ROSEWOOD GALLERY

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. The gallery specializes in the exhibition of contemporary art by local, regional and national artists and is dedicated to promoting the visual arts to audiences in the Kettering and Dayton, Ohio region. Rosewood Gallery is a total of 1800 square feet of exhibition space, offering four group exhibitions and eight solo exhibitions annually. If you would like to be added to the mailing list, please contact the Gallery Coordinator.

Rosewood Gallery
2655 Olson Drive
Kettering, OH 45420

Phone: 937-296-0294
Fax: 937-296-3289

Fall 2020 Building Hours
Effective September 8 – December 18
Monday – Thursday, 9 a.m. – 9 p.m.
Friday, 9 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Saturday, 9 a.m. – 3 p.m.
Sunday, CLOSED

Meet the Gallery Coordinator

paula krausPaula Willmot Kraus is an artist, an educator, and now Rosewood Gallery Coordinator – all the paths of her 30-plus professional years coming together in one place. During those years, she has been a fine art photographer and plans on continuing that vocation/addiction while working at Rosewood Arts Centre.

Rosewood’s Works on Paper exhibition was one of the first local shows she submitted work to after arriving in Dayton in 1995. Paula was amazed by the quality of the art in the area and so happy to be a part of it. Since then, Rosewood has always been her go-to gallery for interesting local art; not many municipalities the size of Kettering have such a gem.

She began her career in photojournalism and moved into fine art photography, where she could begin to tell her own visual stories.

While her subject matter and materials change to reflect the story she seeks to tell, the stories unfold from very personal beginnings. She draws largely from her immediate surroundings, often using nature and natural forms to explore memory, emotions and formal aesthetics.

Her work has been exhibited in galleries and museums nationally, including the Dayton Art Institute, Dayton Visual Arts Center, Fort Wayne Museum, Tiffin University, Antioch College and Eastern Washington University. Paula’s work can be found in many private collections, as well as in such corporate collections as the Savannah College of Art & Design and Antioch University. She has been awarded two Montgomery County Individual Artist Fellowships and one Ohio Arts Council Individual Artist Grant.

She holds an MA in Photography from Antioch University and a BS from Pennsylvania State University. She lives in Kettering, Ohio, with her husband, Fred.

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