DSA Fall Season

Professional Artist Workshops:  

How to Write a Press Release with Lynne Dodson, Thursday, September 28, 6- 7:30 PM
Would you like to learn how to generate more publicity for your accomplishments, art workshops, exhibitions or art events? Learning how to write a press release is the first step. Those attending will receive a Dayton based press list.
*Open to the Dayton creatives. There is no fee for the workshop. Donations are appreciated and support future DSA programming.

Taxes for Creatives with Matt Cole, Thursday, October 12, 6-7:30 PMNeed help with your taxes this year? A lot of us do! Tax season can be a particularly stressful time for freelance workers, whether you’re an artist, designer or other creative types. Check out the Tax Workshop for Artists, Designers and Creatives, where Matt Cole, CPA will cover the basics of the tax system pertaining to artists, designers and creatives. *Open to the Dayton creatives. There is no fee for the workshop. Donations are appreciated and support future DSA programming.

How to Frame Your Art with Ashley Jude Jonas of The Blue House, November 9, 6-7:30 *Open to the Dayton creatives. Donations from this event go to The Blue House.


Guest Bartending Fundraising Event at Fifth Street Brewpub, 
October 25, 6- 9 PM
All proceeds placed in the BARREL donation jar, plus 5% of net sales and a $1 of each DSA chosen special pint will go towards supporting the Dayton Society of Artists. Come have a great night!  www.fifthstreetbrewpub.coop

Outdoor Art Movie Night:
‘Without Gorky’, Saturday, September 30, 8- 9:30 PM
Bring snack, drinks, lawn chairs and blankets!  Dogs are welcome.  Inclement weather the movie will move indoors
* Free and open to the public at the DSA, 48 High St, Dayton, OH 45403

Art Workshops
Japanese Temari Ball Workshop with Brian Couch, Thursday, November 16, 6-8:30 PM
Learn the Art of Japanese Temari Balls with artist Brian Couch. Temari is a folk-art form in Japan, originating in China. Temari translates as “hand ball” in Japanese. These beautiful geometric patterned handmade balls can be made with materials found around the house. Historically they were made from old kimonos. Temaris are highly prized gifts that symbolize friendship and loyalty. A perfect gift for this holiday season or to take home. No previous skills are necessary.
Suggested Materials to bring that can be found around your house: old clean socks, plastic grocery bags, plastic soda tops, paper towel centers, dryer lint, paper. Please bring and share with the group.
Fee: A $5 fee covers thread for the workshop and a suggested $10 donation to support future community art programming.
* Please RSVP at info@daytondsa.org as seats and materials are limited.

Second Saturdays Figure Drawing at the DSAEvery Second Saturday of the month there is public figure drawing session with a $5 model fee at the DSA, 9:30 AM- Noon.  Drawing instruction for beginners is available for an additional $30 with artist Colleen Kelsey.