Art on the Commons 2015: Call for Entries!


Join the Rosewood Arts Centre and the City of Kettering Parks, Recreation and Cultural Arts Department for Art on the Commons!
This 27-year-old Dayton-area art festival returns at Kettering’s Lincoln Park Civic Commons on Sunday, August 9, 2015 from 11 AM to 5 PM. Artwork will be on display and for sale in various juried mediums such as jewelry, ceramics, paintings, photography, metals, watercolor, sculpture, glass, fibers and wood.
With live music and entertainment, a variety of food and drink vendors, and the fine art atmosphere, it’s no wonder why Art on the Commons has been recognized as an “outstanding festival” by national and local artist news publications. Check out last year’s press release.
Art on the Commons boasts over one hundred artists from around the country, so represent OHIO and get your works circulating to a vast audience of consumers! For more information on the Rosewood Arts Centre or to find out more about the festival, visit the Kettering Parks site here!


Rosewood Gallery shows Ohio educators some love!

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Join Ohio Art League member- artists Kelly Joslin and Richard Jurus in Art Ed: An Art Educators’ Exhibition during Rosewood Gallery’s 2014 Gallery Season!

Art Ed was created in 2011 by the Rosewood Gallery as an opportunity to showcase the arts faculty at the Rosewood Arts Centre, and for Dayton area art educators to present their work to the community.

The exhibition is on display from now through December 12, 2014 at Rosewood Gallery in Kettering, Ohio, and a Reception will be held on Saturday, December 6 from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. (in conjunction with A Rosewood Holiday Open House).

The gallery is free and open to the public, so check out Art Ed and support your local educators!

Click here for full details regarding the exhibition!


Rosewood Gallery Presents “The View”

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Rosewood Gallery was established in 1986 in the Rosewood Arts Centre. The gallery specializes in the exhibition of contemporary art by local, regional and national artists. For the 2014 Gallery Season this summer, the Rosewood Gallery presents the 20th Annual exhibition, The View. The View is a juried exhibition created as a showcase for Ohio artists presenting traditional or abstract views of landscape or land imagery, environmental themes and world issues.

The exhibition is on display from June 9 through July 11 of 2014 at theRosewood Gallery of Kettering, Ohio. The Reception will be the Sunday before the opening of the show (June 8) from 2- 4 in the afternoon, with awards presented at 3 pm.

Make sure you stop by the Rosewood Gallery during the exhibition to see some works created by some Ohio Art League member-artists like Kelly Joslin, Richard Jurus, Lynda McClanahan, and Jessica Wojtasek.

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For directions or more information about the exhibit, click here to visit the Rosewood Gallery website.

Rosewood Gallery
2655 Olson Drive
Kettering, Ohio 45420

Gallery Hours:

Mon-Thurs 9 am- 9 pm, Fri 9 am- 6 pm, Sat 9 am- 3 pm

Art on the Commons Submission Deadline Approaching


Kettering, Ohio’s 26th Annual Art on the Commons is upon us, so this August, come check out over 100 booths of artists from all over the country! Presented by the Rosewood Arts Centre, Art on the Commons allows artists dabbling in a wide range of mediums to showcase their works to the great state of Ohio. This festival calls for a high standard of artist participation, and among the live entertainment and tempting concessions, it’s hard to resist! 

For those of you looking to take part in the Art on the Commons festival this year, your creative possibilities are endless. Ceramics, digital art, fiber, glass, jewelry, painting, and photography are just a few of the media available on your ever-expanding pallette. Each medium is evaluated separately, so plan to apply to various categories accordingly. Five images are required for each application, four of which must encompass your range of work and the fifth should be a booth image. 

The three arts-professional jurors analyze submissions based on craftsmanship, originality, diversity, and artistic professionalism. Be sure to put your best foot forward in order to capture the crowd of over 7,000 visitors. 


Submit an application by March 31, 2014 in order to be notified by April 30. 

For more information about Art on the Commons and to fill out an application, click here!




For any questions, see contact information below.

Art on the Commons 2014

c/o Rosewood Arts Centre

2655 Olson Drive

Kettering, Ohio 45420