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Welcome to Oakwood Arts Bridge!

Oakwood Arts Bridge are boosters for the visual and performing arts in Oakwood Schools, K-12.  Our annual fundraiser, Young@Art, is coming up March 16, 2019, and we are actively seeking sponsors for the event. 

Your support makes a tremendous difference in arts programming at our schools.  Take a look at our sponsorship flyer to see how you can help!  Contact sponsorship co-chair Amy Askins at 513-405-1001 or email oakwoodartsbridge@gmail.com with your pledge or questions.

Oakwood Arts Bridge supports the following areas of study:

Please contact us if you are an Oakwood community member and would like to become involved in the Oakwood Arts Bridge. To stay up to date with our activities, follow us on Facebook.

Young@Art logo
The annual Young@Art event is scheduled for Saturday, March 16 from 7 to 10 p.m.!
This celebration of performing and visual arts recognizes student work across the entire school district.  Funds raised from this event go right back into supporting Oakwood Schools arts programs.
Don't miss Young@ Art this year!  It promises to be a night filled with awe-inspiring visual art plus a variety of performances to showcase our student musicians, thespians and speech and debaters.

Young@Art Sponsorship opportunities

We welcome your sponsorship at a variety of levels:

$1000+ Event Sponsor

  • Name on ALL signage
  • Ad in The Oakwood Register
  • Social media acknowledgments
  • Program listing

$500+ Stage/Gallery Sponsor

  • Name at Stages/Galleries
  • Ad in The Oakwood Register
  • Social media acknowledgments
  • Program listing

$250+ Artist Sponsor

  • Name on signage for chosen program
  • Social media acknowledgments
  • Program listing

$100+ Patron

  • Program listing

Donations by check are preferred.  Checks can be made out to "The Dayton Foundation" with "Oakwood Arts Bridge" in the memo line.  Please contact us at oakwoodartsbridge@gmail.com or call Amy Askins at 513-405-1001 and we can arrange to pick up your check.  Or, you can mail it to The Dayton Foundation, 40 N. Main Street, Suite 500, Dayton OH 45423.  If you prefer to donate by credit card, please use the DONATE link.

DONATE

Events

The OHS Jazz Ensemble will be performing a joint concert with the Dayton Jazz Orchestra at the Phone Booth Lounge, 1912 E. Whipp Rd. in Kettering, Jan. 20 from 7:30 - 9:30 p.m.

The DJO is made up of some of the finest professional musicians in the area, and this is quite an honor for the OHS musicians to share a "real life" gig with them!  

Admission is free. ($5 donations are suggested)

The annual Young@Art event is a celebration of performing and visual arts across the entire school district.  Funds raised from this event go right back into supporting arts programs. Don't miss Young@ Art this year Saturday, March 16, 2019! It promises to be a night filled with awe-inspiring visual art plus a variety of performances to showcase our student musicians, thespians, and speech and debaters.

 

Grants

 

DONATE

Thank you to parents and the community for generous support of Oakwood Arts Bridge since 2009. Because of your contributions, we were able to fund the following items for the 2017-2018 school year:

  • 2 new cellos for grades 6 - 12 orchestra program
  • Partial funding for permanent art installation at Lane Stadium, created by Suzanne Ley and OHS art and engineering students
  • Reusable table coverings for Smith Elementary art shows. Coverings will be available for other arts teachers to use as well.
  • 20 new choir robes for OHS choral department
  • Speech & Debate coach travel expenses for national conference in June 2018

See the full list of grants given

Oakwood Arts Bridge is a component fund of The Dayton Foundation. Donations go directly to our grants fund, which supports Oakwood Schools K-12 teacher grant requests. If you are interested in giving a donation, please follow this link https://www.daytonfoundation.org/ccgift.html?fund=... to The Dayton Foundation.

Teacher Grant Request

Oakwood Schools K-12 teachers may request grant money to support visual and performing arts related endeavors. Oakwood Arts Bridge accepts grant requests year-round, but only meets to assess requests every one to two months. Please send questions to oakwoodartsbridge@gmail.com and/or contact current OAB President.

Teachers may access the request form at: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSeVLVFRq2...

MEETINGS

All meetings will be held from 7 - 8 p.m. in the teacher workroom at Oakwood High School.

Tues. Sept. 11
Tues. Oct. 9
Tues. Nov. 27
Tues. Jan. 8
Wed. Feb. 13
Tues. March 12

Tues. April 9

FINE ARTS BANNERS

Show pride in your student's artistic passions by displaying a fine arts banner. Oakwood Arts Bridge has heavy-duty vinyl banners suitable for indoor or outdoor use for Band, Chorus, Speech and Debate, Theatre, and Orchestra.

Send order form to the high school office and we will deliver to you.

STORE COMMUNITY REWARDS

Support the Oakwood Arts Bridge every time you shop at Kroger and use your Kroger rewards card.

Sign into Kroger Community Rewards at https://www.kroger.com/signin?redirectUrl=/account/communityrewards/enroll

Then search for Oakwood Arts Bridge in the list (organization AR430). There is no cost to you. This rewards program is a way for Kroger to give back to the community.

Officers

President - Krista Caley oakwoodartsbridge@gmail.com
Vice President - Jen Enseleit
Secretary - Melissa Wolcott
Treasurer - Erin Stauffer
Past President - Jennifer Mayeux
Member At Large - Carrie Dalrymple 

2018-19 Officers!

Committees

Social Media - Gina Sandoval

Sales Coordinator - Jennifer Makkas Young@Art Chair(s) - Krista Caley and Jen Enseleit 

Liaisons

Band - Michelle Hall
Choir - Maureen McLaughlin
Creative Writing - Cheryl Lloyd
Media Production - Dree Heinzer
Orchestra - Toni Brenner
Speech & Debate - Stephanie Soller
Theatre - Amy Askins
Visual Arts - Tricia Bauer
Harman - Susan Choi
Smith - Laura Weaver

Alumni/Community - Leigh Ann Fulford