Past Events

Scholastic Art Awards Competition

December 20th – Online Submission Deadline (midnight)
Saturday, February 29th (6:00-9:30) – Miami Valley Regional Scholastic Art Awards Ceremony

National art competition for students age 13 & up. Winners first compete in the Miami Valley Art Region, administered by K12 Gallery & TEJAS. Regional winners go on to compete Nationally for cash prizes and scholarships. Submission deadline is December 20, 2019. Visit for more info and to submit work.

November 30: Small Business Saturday

Shop local and visit K12 Gallery’s Gift Gallery for your holiday gifts. 10:00am-2:00pm.

November 29: Grand Illumination

K12 will be hosting a make & take art activity booth during Downtown Dayton’s Grand Illumination.

Art Off Fundraiser


Join us for our 9th Annual ART OFF Fundraiser on Saturday, November 2, 2019 from 6:00-9:00 pm

Make your plans now to join us for a fast-paced, creative evening!

This is a great way for attendees to meet local artists while supporting the arts.  Enjoy the  photography/art exhibition, Behind the Scenes from Bill Franz. The event also features a live painting competition, heavy hors d’oeuvres, music, art demonstration, and a silent auction with gift baskets and artwork.

ART OFF is the only TEJAS fundraiser supporting after school art scholarships. The demand for urban teen involvement in our programs continue to grow while financial support has not.  This fundraiser helps to provide scholarships to over 50% of our after school students, teens in our AP Studio Art Programs and our Artist in Training (AIT) Program.

Purchase your tickets now: Tickets are $50 per person or $75 per couple and can be purchased at:  Tickets can also be purchased at the door the night of the event.

For special corporate pricing or to be an ART OFF Sponsor, please contact Geena Cammorato (937) 461-5149 or email to:

The Urban Youth After school Art Program provides quality arts training and mentorship for the art students, grades 6-12, of various skills levels ( beginning to advanced)  to aid in the development of professional portfolios and quality pieces for art competition.

Help us bring art into the lives of people in our community!



Artsy Chic & Vibe Artist Market

AUGUST 2, 2019   

4:00-9:00 PM 

K12 Gallery & TEJAS hosts ” Artsy Chic & Vibe” Artist Market (ACV), designed to support Dayton Creatives in a dynamic show and sell market place.

ACV is part of this First Friday, Art in the City, Downtown Dayton event happening on August 2nd from 4:00-9:00 pm. The event showcases  artist vendor pop-ups, art demonstrations, food trucks & More.  

While browsing the artist market, enjoy the local flavor cuisine of  Zombie Dogz, Rock Stop ‘n Roll, Turkeys ‘R Us and Santa Clara Juicery. 

Listen to music from Dayton native, American Finalist, Alexis Gomez with special guests, Alyssa Hanson and Harmonica Neil.

K12 Gallery is NOW accepting applications for artist vendors. Hurry-Submission deadline is July 19th. 

Check our website at or call 937-461-5149 for complete details.  


We are looking for artist vendors to participate in each event! Interested in participating?  What to do next:

  1. Fill out the artist vendor application: Artist Vendor Application.
  2. Return the vendor application via email, snail mail or in person.
  3. Pay the $20 application fee. *No additional booth fee required!

*If emailing or snail mailing your application, please mail cash or check.  If submitting in person, vendors can pay via cash, check or credit card.

Submission deadline for the market is July 19th

Questions and emailed applications can be sent to Geena Cammorato at

Mailed applications should be sent to: Geena Cammorato

K12 Gallery & TEJAS
341 S. Jefferson St
Dayton, OH 45402

PLEASE NOTE: Vendors for Creative Kids Market (youth age 18 and under) will need to visit our studio location (at 341 S. Jefferson Street, Dayton, Ohio 45402) to receive the $5 booth registration fee.