ArtStreet Intersections

Join us for innovative pop-up classes, where multidisciplinary perspectives collide, resulting in collaboration and creative applications. Intersections are held on select Wednesday evenings, from 7:30 - 9 p.m. in our new Creator Space (Studio E).

Intersections are free and open to the public unless otherwise noted. No pre-registration necessary. 

Intersections are designed for participants 18 years of age and older. For selected events, participants over the age of 12 may be permitted; however, anyone under the age of 18 must be accompanied by a participating adult. Please contact the ArtStreet office for additional information.

Upcoming Intersections

GHETTO: Focus Group Revisited 

Wednesday, March 25, 7:30 - 9 p.m. ArtStreet Studio C

Hosted by Amy Lopez-Matthews and Christina Smith (Student Development). Join us for a uniquely designed experience and conversation in response to the White Box Gallery exhibition, GHETTO: A Retail Art Installation

Past Intersections

2/4 Do You See That? Capturing Images and Experiencing Apparitions

Hosted by Jillian Slater (University Libraries), Nichole Rustad (University Libraries), and Julie Jones (Art and Design). Come explore the relationship between the image-making process and the investigative concepts around capturing an apparition. Does your personal knowledge affect the way you see a photograph? Or can there be unexpected images of personal and spiritual significance? Presented in conjunction with "Faith, Reason and One-Hour Processing," a selection of apparition photographs from UD's Marian Library collection, now through February 12 in Gallery 249, Fitz Hall.

1/21 The Art of the Lost Dinner Conversation

6 - 7:30 p.m. ArtStreet Creator Space/White Box Gallery
Does monotony affect your family dynamics? Are we allowing our environment to teach our youth about family, social and worldly issues, either knowingly or unknowingly? Join MALAISE artist Mallory Tay, Brian and Susie LaDuca, Carlos and TyAnn Stewart and their families as they share favorite family dishes and traditions in an artistic exploration around sharing, trust and other heartfelt familial dynamics. Presented in conjunction with MALAISE: Mallory Tay

9/17 ArtStreet Intersection: (re)Design Your Media Persona

Identity and the Visual Representation of Your Online 'Self'
7:30 - 9 p.m. ArtStreet Creator Space (Studio E)

Led by faculty member Art Jipson (Criminal Justice Studies) and students Jackie Zondlo and Maggie Fiegl. In this interactive workshop, students will have the opportunity to express themselves and their social media profile through visual and creative design while learning more about online responsibility. Each attendee will get a chance to give and receive feedback on popular social media practices.

9/24 ArtStreet Intersection: A Look Back at Hypermediacy:

Multimedia and the Relevance of News 4 Weeks Later
7:30 - 9 p.m. ArtStreet Creator Space (Studio E)

Join artists Seth Wade, Matthew Burgy and Christopher "etch" Weyrich to take a look back at the Hypermediacy exhibit and converse about what we value as news in our lives. Participants will also work with the artists to create new work to add to the exhibition based on current media stories and/or changes in perceptions of the works.

10/15 ArtStreet Intersection: To the Beat of My Own Tune

Hip Hop and the Definition of Your Character 
7:30 - 9 p.m. ArtStreet Creator Space (Studio E)

Led by Lennie Presock (Center for Student Involvement), Carlos Stewart (Office of Multicultural Affairs), Tom Morgan (Department of English). Are YOU the music YOU listen to? Does pop, rap or metal music describe your character? Are lyrics more important than a killer beat? Come join us for an interactive musical dialogue and see how a genre of music can affect your worldview. Presented in conjunction with IMPACT.

10/29  ArtStreet Intersection: How Do I Tell My Story?

Self Authorship and the Art of Bookmaking
7:30 - 9 p.m. ArtStreet Creator Space (Studio E)

Led by Jacqueline Milling and Vernique Coleman-Stokes (Community Wellness), as well as Dayton artist Leesa Haapapuro. What is a book to you? Just an old, out of date object that is collecting dust on the shelves at the library? Think again! Books are an incredible tool used for storytelling and communication. This intersection will discuss how we can tell our individual stories while exploring the art of altered books. Presented in conjunction with IMPACT.

11/19 ArtStreet Intersection: "Real" Food

Connecting Cultures and the Culinary Arts
7:30 - 9 p.m. ArtStreet Creator Space (Studio E)

Come explore the historical significance rice has on many cultures. Participants will have the opportunity to taste rice-centered cuisines prepared by global cooking enthusiasts Chef Dave Foster, Susie LaDuca and Anirban Mandal. Hosted by ArtStreet Director Brian LaDuca. Presented by ArtStreet and the Center for International Programs in conjunction with Citizens of the World, with support from Dining Services.

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ArtStreet is located on the 300 block of Kiefaber St. 
Dayton, Ohio 45469 - 2620