When community philanthropist and activist Dr. Mike Ervin began his involvement with the Oregon Arts District in 2008, his friend and artist Mike Elsass told him about a famous curator from Austin, Texas, who was going to help launch a show in the Color of Energy Art Gallery.
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What Others Say :
“Eva is the enthusiastic, engaging, knowledgeable face of DVAC. She’s an excellent cultivator of artists, collectors, DVAC supporters and funders throughout our community.”
Kathy Emery, President, DVAC Board
“For Eva, it’s all about the art. She genuinely adores all kinds of visual art and the artists that make it. I find it exciting to see how she is melding DVAC’s unique mandate for supporting regional artists with bringing contemporary art to Dayton from around the Midwest.”
Leslie Neufeld, DVAC volunteer
She understands and truly gets the depth and breadth of the artistic talent we have right here in Dayton. Eva is great to work with — I just love the energy she brings to every discussion. ”
Sandra Gudorf, President, Downtown Dayton Partnership
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IF YOU’VE NEVER BEEN TO DVAC…
* DVAC is located in downtown Dayton, at 118 N. Jefferson St., between First and Second streets.
* Admission to the gallery is always free. Families are welcome.
* Regular hours are 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday, closed Sunday and Monday.
* DVAC is a nonprofit, supported by the Ohio Arts Council, Montgomery County, various private foundations and corporations and over 600 members. Membership to DVAC is $25 for students, $45 for individuals, $75 for families. Membership perks include invitations to openings, discounts on art and programs.
* The current ARTtoBUY Holiday Gift Gallery runs through Dec. 21. Prices for gifts are $20 and up.
* For more information, call (937) 224-3822 or e-mail email@example.com. Online: www.daytonvisualarts.org
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