ExhibitionsDVAC presents 12 exhibitions annually of artists from Dayton and throughout the Midwest selected by panels of arts professionals from the art world. Lively and informative exhibition “walk-throughs” by artists and curators accompany every exhibition and are designed for art-lovers and the art curious.
Art Auction PREVIEW April 20-29 Dayton Visual Arts Center Preview the 12 selections for the Live Auction, Eva's 8 Artists-to-Watch & the 2016 Collectors Collection. Eva's 2016 Artists-to-Watch: David Ackels Like a post-punk color-field pixelator, Dave Ackels...read more
The Cline Show / Annual Art & Design Student Invitational March 4-26, 2016 The best student work happening right now from Edison State University, the School of Advertising Art, Sinclair Community College, the University of Dayton and Wright State University....read more
Gesture Control Wesley Berg, Tyler Bohm, William Potter and Shelby Shadwell January 15-February 27, 2016 Four Midwest artists drawing with graphite, charcoal, wood and Plexiglas. Curated by Patrick Mauk. Press Preview: January 13, 12-1 p.m. Collectors’ Preview:...read more
Presented in November and December, ARTtoBUY features fine art and fine craft by area artists in a special setting created by guest designers. ArttoBUY is THE place to find one-of-a-kind artist-made original gifts that will be treasured forever.read more
SONG: The Dayton/Kyoto Print Exchange October 23-November 28, 2015 An international printmaking exchange between The Dayton Printmaker’s Cooperative and Gen Studio Group, Kyoto.read more
Holdfast September 4-October 17, 2015 Drawing, artifacts and installation imbued with themes of wayfaring, history and friendship created en route from Blacksburg, Virginia to Dayton by the Fylfot Fellows Correspondence Club (Travis Head, David Dunlap, Zach Stensen...read more
Landscape Shift: New Paintings by John V. Dempsey September 4-October 17, 2015 Enormous, funhouse mirror-compressed landscapes by Michigan painter John V. Dempsey.read more