The Centerville Arts Commission is pleased to announce the Centerville Art Gallery will feature the work of four local artists throughout the month of January. The exhibit may be viewed 24 hours a day at the Centerville Police Department, 155 West Spring Valley Road.
Kelly Ingerson, born in Adelaide Australia, lived in rural country on cattle and sheep farms until she graduated high school. Kelly immigrated to Dayton, Ohio in 1997. Her tremendous love of the outdoors and the ocean is shown vividly through her photography, capturing the emotion of the moment.
Colleen Kelsey is an artist whose work begins in drawing and concentrates also in painting. Her artwork explores the modern relationships that exist in the self and community. In her most recent painting series, Kelsey studies the interaction of color in compressed spaces as she depicts single figures or figure couples.
Clara Coleman is a painter and art instructor from Dayton. Clara received her BFA from Wright State University and went on to receive a graduate degree in painting from the University of New Hampshire. She teaches toddlers through eighth grade at the Montessori School of Dayton and is an instructor for high school drawing students at the Wright State Art Academy.
Jennifer Shonle received her MFA in Painting from Miami University in 2007. A Beavercreek resident, Jennifer paints in her studio at the Dayton Society of Artists space, located in Saint Anne’s Hill.
The Centerville Arts Commission was created by Centerville City Council to involve citizens in the visual and performing arts. For more information, please call (937)433-7151.