Rosewood extends sculpture call


Staff report



KETTERING — Rosewood Gallery in Kettering has announced an extension in the deadline for its call for entries for the 10th annual HWD, a juried exhibition for sculpture artists in Ohio and surrounding states.

HWD (Height by Width by Depth) is the area’s only gallery exhibition devoted exclusively to sculpture.

Entries must be original works completed within the last four years. Artworks must fit through the 79-inch by 34-inch gallery entryway. Artists must be residents of Ohio, Indiana, Kentucky, Michigan, Pennsylvania or West Virginia. Work previously exhibited at Rosewood Gallery is not eligible.

Completed entries comprising images, entry forms and a nonrefundable entry fee of $20 for up to three works will be accepted through July 22. The exhibition runs from Aug. 29 through Oct. 7. There will be an artist reception Sept. 1, from 6 to 8 p.m., with United Art and Education awards presentation at 7 p.m. Both the exhibition and reception are free and open to the public. The prospectus can be found at playkettering.org/gallery.

This year’s juror, Geoff Riggle, received a Bachelor of Science in art education from Ball State University and a Master of Fine Arts in metalsmithing and jewelry design from Miami University. With a firm foundation in traditional metalsmithing techniques and jewelry design practice, his current body of work spans the mediums of metals and jewelry, sculpture and photography and forges ground into digital design and practice. Riggle has exhibited nationally and internationally and has been featured in a number of publications, including Showcase 500 Rings: New Directions in Art Jewelry 2012 by Marthe Le Van. Currently, Riggle is head of jewelry design and metalsmithing in the Department of Art at Miami University.

For information, call 937-296-0294 or visit playkettering.org/gallery.

Staff report

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