Open Studios - First Fridays (5-9pm)

Mike Elsass


Mike Elsass is a nationally-recognized artist with paintings in more than 2,000 private collections. He is well known as a creative force in the Dayton art community, having inspired a movement of creative resurgence.  Through rusted, weathered steel, texture and layers of paint, Mike shares his artistic vision with the world. His creative process is less about the outcome than the experience. Through various sizes and shapes,  he captures a balance between rusted metal and nature-inspired palettes.