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Add Yourself to the Directory

Essential Artists Dayton supports the rich and diverse community of visual artists who call the Miami Valley home through a range of marketing support, community engagement, business development and advocacy activities:

  • Connecting Artists, Buyers, and Art Appreciators through our online Artist Gallery Portal as well as our monthly calendar of visual art happenings in the Miami Valley

  • Connecting Artists and Corporate/Institutional/Government Buyers through our “Buy Local Art” Curating Service

  • Connecting Artists and Restaurants, Coffee Shops, Retailer, Public Venues etc. through our “Show Local Art” Curating Service

    • Connecting Galleries and other venues looking to exhibit work with local artists through a Call for Proposals

  • Working with the local library systems to establish and support a “Borrow Local Art” program.

  • Leading local Advocacy and Marketing efforts to increase awareness, expand investment and grow sales for local visual artists

  • Providing visual artists a space for community-building, sharing best-practices and exploring collaboration

We are gathering profiles for the new Essential Artists. Please provide us the following information to be included in the free directory.

Artist Profile

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Social Media and Web Sites

Please provide at least one of the URLs, so we can direct visitors to your work!

Please submit an image that can be used as your profile image in the directory.

Profile Photo

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Profile Piece of Art

Please submit one piece of art that will be associated with your profile on the site.

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