About Us

The Dayton Society of Artists is a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization.  The DSA is the oldest visual arts organization in Dayton, founded in 1938 by artists affiliated with the Dayton Art Institute.  The DSA is located in the St. Anne’s Hill historic district at 48 High Street, Dayton, OH.  The building was purchased in 1963 by  DSA members Martha Bittner and David L. Smith.

Our Mission

The DSA supports a creative life for all by offering exhibition opportunities, professional art workshops, and community art projects.   The gallery space serves to support artists showing and selling their artwork.  The DSA is a creative space for artists, patrons, and curators.  We invite the public to participate in engaging and thought provoking exhibitions.  All shows are free and open to the public.  For further information on DSA activities or rental opportunities please call 937-228-4532 or email: info@daytondsa.org

Thank you to our Sponsors

Sponsors allow the DSA to support local and regional artists and to program innovative exhibition programing.  If you are interested in being a Sponsor please contact the DSA.


DSA Staff

Gallery Director: Colleen Kelsey   director@daytondsa.org

Director of Community Relations: Leigh Ann Fulford  development@daytondsa.org

Grants Writer: Jennifer Noren grants@daytondsa.org

Dayton Society of Artists
48 High Street
Dayton, OH  45403-2318

Phone: 937-228-4532  
E-mail:  info@daytondsps.org

Gallery Hours: Fridays & Saturdays 12-6