October 25, 2018

The work of Kara McCray is, in a word, abstract. Simplistic yet cathartic, the streaks and swirls that grace her canvases evoke feelings of passion and emotional release. Her paintings are bold and unconventional.

It’s the kind of art whose value lies in the experience,...

October 18, 2018

The childlike beauty of Josh Arnold’s 2018 Side Show exhibit brought me and everyone who looked at it back to our roots.

A sculpture the size of a child was positioned on a small bed, a homemade quilt (each quilt square complete with a sewn-in photos dear to the artist)...

October 11, 2018

Hailing from Dayton, Ohio, Jenny Jurcsisn (preferring the simpler Jenny J.) is the artist we all wish to be. Self-taught, she is the kind of creator who picked it up one day and could never put it back down again, leading to her entering her breathtaking work in shows...

October 4, 2018

With just an edge of creepiness, Jen Dyke’s exhibit at Dayton’s 2018 Side Show, was delightful and thought-provoking.

Two side-by-side displays caught the attention of anyone who drew near. One, a series of superstitions personified, the other a skeleton asking the audi...