2018-2019 Season Schedule

Image: Whitaker

When Things Go Missing: New Photographs by Joel Whitaker

presented as part of FotoFocus Biennial 2018

Sept 7-Nov 3, 2018

A solo exhibition of photographs by this University of Dayton professor, presented around 4 narratives about loss.

Opening Reception

September 7, 6-8 p.m.

Gallery Talk

September 20, 6-8 p.m.

FotoFocus Student Open House

October 3, 4-7 p.m.


Presenting Sponsor: The University of Dayton 

Exhibition Partner: Dr. Robert L. Brandt, Jr. 


Image: Medlin


Holiday Gift Gallery

Nov 16-Dec 22, 2018

Fine art & fine craft “giftables” by 50+ local and regional artists. Gallery design by Chris “Red” Newman, DayTony-award-winning set designer.

Opening Reception

Thursday, November 15, 6-8 p.m.

Image: Bartolone

Emerging: The Biennial Art & Design Student Show

Jan 11-Feb 9, 2019

The best student work from Antioch College, Central State University, The Modern College of Design, Sinclair Community College, University of Dayton, Wittenberg University, and Wright State University.

Curator and Barbara C. Cline Memorial Prize Juror: Jeffrey Cortland Jones, 2018-19 Curator-in-Residence.

Opening Reception

Friday, January 11, 6-8 p.m. free & open to all

The Cline Show Artist Reunion + Curator & Artist Talk

Thursday, January 24, 6-8 p.m. free & open to all

Exhibition Presenting Sponsor: University of Dayton
Exhibition Partner: Amelia Hounshell & Brian Albrecht
Education & Public Program Sponsor: Dr Robert L. Brandt, Jr.

Image: Davis

Journeys: The Work of Willis “Bing” Davis & Tess Little

presented as part of R.E.A.C.H. Across Dayton

Feb 21-Mar 23, 2019

A multimedia retrospective exploring the African American and Appalachian roots and the 25-year creative partnership of two Dayton-based artists and friends.

Opening Reception

February 21, 6-8 p.m.



Image: Hopkins

Auction Preview Exhibition

April 5-24, 2019 
at The Contemporary Dayton

Opening Reception

April 5, 6-8 p.m. free & open to all

Presenting Sponsor: Coolidge Wall Co., L.P.A.




Image: Dickinson

There, There: John Dickinson & Shona Macdonald

May 3-Jun 15, 2019

Cast silicone sculpture and delicate paintings of desolate landscapes allude to architecture and displacement. Curated by Curator-in-Residence, Jeffrey Cortland Jones.

Opening Reception

May 3, 6-8 p.m.

Gallery Talk

May 16, 6-8 p.m.

Make Silicone Molds with John Dickinson

May 18, 12 p.m. (register here)

Education & Public Program Sponsor: Dr Robert L. Brandt, Jr.

Image: Howard

Glow: The 28th Annual DP&L Foundation Open Members’ Show

Jul 5-Aug 10, 2019

Our annual all-media, all-level Artist Member celebration. Awards include The Lombard Prize for Best in Show, The Mayor’s Office Exhibition Award and The Mike Goheen Memorial Award for Emerging Photographers 

Prize Juror: Mary Gray, curator and former Executive Director, Ohio Art Council’s Riffe Gallery, Columbus

Juror for the Mike Goheen Memorial Award: Joel Whitaker, photographer and Chair, Department of Art and Design, University of Dayton

Opening Reception

July 5, 6-8 p.m.

Gallery Talk

August 2, 6-8 p.m.

Education & Public Program Sponsor: Dr. Robert L. Brandt, Jr.

2019 Members’ Show Prospectus