Dayton Visual Arts Center, Dayton

Dayton Visual Arts Center, Dayton

Dayton Visual Arts Center (DVAC) is a group of artists and art lovers who believe that a vital visuals arts community is essential to the life of the community in Dayton. The center offers gallery talks, art exhibitions, professional development workshops and other programs that support contemporary visual art. Since 1991, DVAC's gallery presents a full schedule of contemporary art exhibitions each year that are free to the public. The exhibitions include the annual Open Members' Show, the ARTtoBUY Holiday Gift Gallery, and a preview exhibition leading up to DVAC's annual art auction fundraiser.

Jane Black took over as DVAC's executive director in 2003. Notable artist members of DVAC are Jud Yalkut, an internationally-known pioneer in the field of video art and Bing Davis. In 2006, acclaimed sculptor, Jun Kaneko, presented his redesign for the opera Madame Butterfly in the gallery. A 2009 exhibit included work by Curtis Mann, a 2010 Whitney Biennial participant and in 2010 the "REACH Across Dayton" exhibit included work by Cuban born artist Eduardo de Soignie and a public art installation by Juan-Si Gonzalez.
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Sight Name: Dayton Visual Arts Center
Sight Location: Dayton, USA (See walking tours in Dayton)
Sight Type: Museum/Gallery

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