The City of Springboro is reopening the Performing Arts Center (PAC) Art Gallery, 115 Wright Station Way, with a show featuring original works by seven artists. The exhibit will showcase a variety of mediums including large scale painting, mixed media, pottery and fiber art. To kick off the exhibit, a Meet the Artists reception is set for 5 – 9 p.m. on Friday, Oct. 23 in the gallery. For that evening only, the artists are offering a gift shop with works under $50. Beer and wine, supporting the Springboro Community Theatre, will be available for purchase. The show and reception are free and open to the public.
Artists include Charmaine Boggs, mixed media painting and collage, cyanotype; Lori Daugherty, encaustic painting; Lauren Gruber, functional pottery; Mikee Michelle Huber, oil-based mixed media, inks and foiling; Cathy Jeffers, textile; Julie Riley, acrylic painting and mixed media and Sharon Stolzenberger, watercolor and acrylic painting, mixed media and prints. In addition to a following in the Dayton area, many of the artists also have a national art presence.
All guests must follow COVID-19 restrictions including wearing masks and maintaining social distance. The City will monitor the number of guests in the lobby area as well as provide masks and hand sanitizing stations.
Following opening night, the exhibit may be viewed 8 a.m. – 8 p.m. Monday thru Thursday and 8 a.m. – 4 p.m. Friday. Beginning Nov. 1, in addition to weekday hours, the exhibit will be open from noon until 8 p.m. Saturday and Sunday. The exhibit runs through Nov. 23.
Exhibits change monthly. Owned and operated by the City of Springboro, the Springboro Performing Arts Center opened in September 2019. It is home to the Springboro Chamber of Commerce, Springboro Community Theatre and Center Stage Academy of the Arts. For more information or to submit an application for exhibit, call 937-748-5774.