Bridgette Bogle was born in Roswell, New Mexico – site of the famous alien UFO landings. Leaving Roswell, Bridgette studied art in Texas, Glasgow and Rome before coming to Ohio State. She now lives in Dayton and is a full time teacher in the Painting and Drawing area at Sinclair College.
For the last eight years, Bridgette has shared this beautiful house with her husband and fellow artist Francis Schanberger. Continue reading
I recently visited the studio of Patrick Mauk, who I met through his job at the Dayton Visual Arts Center. I asked Patrick how long he had worked at DVAC.
“I started working there part time in 2004. As the organization grew, I became a full time employee and my responsibilities expanded. Now I am the Gallery Manager. I also oversee the exhibition design, preparatory duties and assist with all things related to the gallery.” Continue reading
Michele BonDurant was the first ARTIST OF THE WEEK on my facebook page “Dayton at Work and Play.” I returned to her studio recently to see some of her new work and to take more photos. Continue reading
I visited artist Amy Deal in her Front Street studio. This large building and two adjacent buildings are filled with artists.
Walking into Amy’s studio you find yourself in a small entranceway. It has window openings showing the studio and a very short doorway with steps leading down into the studio. Continue reading