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CATFE GALLERY

We feature local artists from Dayton in our upstairs gallery. The gallery is open any time during our normal business hours with additional seating.

CURRENT FEATURED ARTISTs - ron rollins & Terry welker

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RON ROLLINS

ACTION, ABSTRACT AND GESTURAL PAINTING.

Ron Rollins is a writer, editor, poet and artist who lives in Kettering, Ohio. arried to Amy, he has two grown children and two grandchildren. Ron works at the Dayton Daily News and Cox Media Group Ohio since 1986 and has served on the boards of several local arts, cultural and social-service organizations, including:
Dayton History, FilmDayton, House of Bread, and Antioch Writers Worksho. His artwork is usually acrylic and/or pastel on canvas, influenced by the work of his mother, Barbara, a watercolor artist, and by the Abstract Expressionists of the mid-20th century, such as Hans Hofmann, Jackson Pollock, Franz Kline and Joan Mitchell. 

TERRY WELKER

ANIMATING SPACE WITH SCULPTURE

Terry Welker, AIA is an architect/artist living in Kettering, Ohio. He began his formal education in fine art but later moved toward architecture. Upon completing his graduate work as a Wolfson Fellow at the University of Cincinnati in 1987 he continued teaching design and drawing at UC for several years. An award-winning architect, he opened his own office in 1994 and created the Archetype Gallery serving artists of the Miami Valley. Today, as a distinguished member of the American Institute of Architects, his teaching background, gallery experience, and architectural knowledge in design and structure all inform his work as a sculptor.