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Sidewalk Sale – We are holding a sidewalk sale Saturday, August 6 from 11 – 7 in combination with our Annual Square Foot exhibit. Refreshments and snacks will be available.  Drastically reduced artwork of all kinds-watercolor, acrylic and oil paintings, photographs from all over the world, jewelry, and much more! Get your holiday shopping done early!!!Sign Raising B 04 Cropped

Also in the month of August, stop in to see the special art by Karen Benedetti, a long time Dayton artist. She is moving out of town and is having an artwork sale. This will be your last chance to own some of her art. She is holding a reception August 6 from 1 – 4 pm. Stop by and say goodbye to her before she moves.
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The Third Annual Square Foot National Exhibition is coming in August.  Stop in and see the creativity artists can fit into a square foot.  The display will be up from August 1 – 31.  Meet the artist reception will be August 6 from 5 – 7 pm.

The 20th Annual Accessible Expressions Ohio Exhibit, is on display at The Fine Art Center from June 1st – July 30th. The Ohio – Accessible Expressions Ohio (AEO) is a statewide, juried, visual arts exhibition and tour adding to the richness of cultural diversity throughout Ohio. Three of the four award winners are at our gallery.  The program began in 1996 to challenge perceptions and raise awareness about disability, and the abilities of every citizen. AEO advances creative careers, offering Ohio artists with disabilities the experience of submitting work to an adjudicated call for art and exposure to new audiences who are potential patrons. Artwork is for sale, with proceeds going back to the artist. For more information visit www.vsao.org/aeo., So mark your calendars and stop by during the show!

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See the “Events” page for workshops at The Fine Art Center!!

MEET OUR NEWEST MEMBER, TONY MALONE. Tony is a graphic designer who sees himself as “a visual artist in a digital environment. I paint folds, flowers, still life and portraits.” Tony earned his MA at Miami University (OH). Tony is a student of his craft, painting slowly and including lots of detail. Stop by The Fine Art Center at Cross Pointe and see his creative work.

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Workshops are happening at The Fine Art Center.  Please see the listing below and consider getting involved in these classes.  All workshops are taught by local artists with long years of experience.

Workshops at The Fine Art Center – Local artists teach these workshops.  Come back to this page for information for future classes.  Most classes are $15 including materials. To register stop in at The Fine Art Center or call 937-293-5381 during normal working hours.  Regular Hours: Tuesday – Saturday 11:00 – 7:00 pm, Sundays 1:00 – 5:00 pm, Closed Mondays

Wax Resist WC – August 13 from 1 – 3 pm,
Painting on Yupo – August 27 from 1-3 pm
Wax Resist WC – September 10 from 1 – 3 pm
Fall Leaves – September 17 from 1 – 3 pm
Here is a picture of some of the members of The Fine Art Center, we weren’t able to capture everyone for the picture!!

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Visiting Artist Area for May:  May 1 – 21 – Sally Struthers

May 22 – June 11 – Helen Friedman

Artists Specials... is a page devoted to special sales sponsored by individual members of The Fine Art Center.  These specials will change frequently, so visit this page often to see what’s Happening Now…  (Click...) to see current special deals!

JEWELRY, JEWELRY, JEWELRY!!! The Fine Art Center is the place to go for beautiful original, hand made jewelry. If you love to purchase jewelry or if you need a UNIQUE gift for someone special, stop by the Center to get a close look! Jewelry artists are Jana Bobo, Kate Loukoumidis, Jennifer Martin, and Debbie Emerick.

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We are on YouTube!! All you ever wanted to know about The Fine Art Center!! View the presentation by Mary Clifford, Diane Coyle and Jim Hayes as they are interviewed. The program is Centerville Reports Today and the interviewer is Maureen Russell Hodgson.

Also coming: Bi-monthly Punch and Paint Workshops   One-and-one-half hour workshops, weekends, and week evenings, for painting in various media, making jewelry, etc. For beginners and intermediate artists. Lots of fun, painting, friendship, and snacks.  Coming Soon to The Fine Art Center. Keep a watch on our Facebook page and/or Web site for future details.

Hours: Tuesday – Saturday 12:00 – 8:00 pm, Sunday 1:00 – 5:00, Closed Mondays.

Lyons Place is new apartment building in Dayton for low income and homeless veterans. The Fine Art Center (TFAC) member Lucille Carroll and her husband had visited this new facility and presented TFAC members with the idea of providing Lyons Place some artwork to hang on the new walls. She asked TFAC members for donations and collected 35 pieces of art from the members for Lyons Place. Last Thursday the art works were hung on the walls and the residents were excited to see the beautiful art in their facility. It helped make the three story facility feel a little more like home for the residents. More art will be added in the future. Thanks go to Lucille and TFAC members for helping care for our vets!!
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TFAC is a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization supporting local art education.  If you would like to support our community outreach programs, please donate to The Fine Art Center using the button below.  We thank you for your support!   

The Ohio Arts Council helped fund this organization with Ohio tax dollars to encourage economic growth, educational excellence, and cultural enrichment for all Ohioans.

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