GAGF announces all-star artists

R-H Staff

EATON — Preble Arts last week announced its “stars” of “Good Art, Great Folk 2022.”

Good Art, Great Folk is an all-star edition of the Preble County Art Association’s annual Bad Art, Good Folk fundraiser event.

“All-stars” returning to create and exhibit their works of art this year include State Rep. Rodney Creech, a BAGF 2016 alum; Ron Roth, retired Ameriprise Financial representative, also from the BAGF 2016 cast; Michelle Buckley of Prograde Excavation, John Liddy from Bullen Ultrasonics, and Elizabeth O’Hair of Somerville Bank — all members of the 2019 BAGF cast, and Joe Ferriell, Assistant City Manger of the City of Eaton and Todd Appledorn of Heeter Insurance, both of whom represent the BAGF cast of 2020.

This year’s event, Good Art, Great Folk, will be a one-of-a-kind event, according to Preble Arts Executive Director Claudia Edwards. It will feature a four-course formal dinner, Cuban Cigar bar, live music, a bourbon bar, live painting, asilent auction and a live auction of all the stars’ masterpieces. Reservations can be made online at, where the public can also vote for their favorite artists. Votes are $1, and individuals may cast as many votes as they wish, as often as they’d like.

Good Art, Great Folk is set for Saturday, May 7, at 6 p.m., at Wilderness Ridge Retreat Center, 1259 Swann Beatty Road, Camden.

R-H Staff