BLUE SKY PROJECT FINALE . . . . . . . . . .
Since its 2004 inception in Chicago, the Blue Sky Project has invited professional artists to work with area teens to create new contemporary art works. As an eight-week residency program in cooperation with the University of Dayton, the Dayton Blue Sky Project is presenting its final exhibition for the second year at the Armory, 201 E. Sixth Street in the historic Oregon District. Called “R U Blue Sky Experienced?” the final free exhibition will be held Friday, August 6 from 5 to 10 p.m. (as part of the First Friday Art Hop) and Saturday, August 7 from 6 to 10 p.m. A special Exhibition preview party will be held Thursday, August 5 from 6:30 to 9 p.m. with a cost of $75 per person. Artists this year included: Michael Casselli from Yellow Springs, Joyce Lee from Baltimore, Lenka Novakova from Quebec, John Peña from Pittsburgh, and Ari Tabei from Tokyo and New York City. Projects finished this year include the performance installation “Of a River” on July 22 in the Wintergarden of the Schuster Center in addition to two final works from last year installed at the Dayton International
Airport. For more information, call (937) 732-5123.