News & Updates

WV Photographer John Ryan Brubaker Awarded Exhibition in Arlington, VA


John Ryan Brubaker’s On Confluence Exhibition Thomas, WV-based photographer and Tamarack Foundation for the Arts Rural to Urban Markets program participant John Ryan Brubaker was chosen to exhibit work as part of the Arlington Arts Center‘s (AAC) prestigious SOLOS series. Each spring and fall, artists from across the Mid-Atlantic region are selected to exhibit their art in one of the…

Market & Presentation Opportunities for April


WEST VIRGINIA Good News Mountaineer Garage Silent Auction at Art Walk Deadline: April 12 Location: Charleston, WV Fee: None Artwork Accepted: See details* More Information Good News Mountaineer Garage will be holding a silent auction Thursday, April 20, 2017 during Charleston’s ArtWalk from 5:00 – 8:00 p.m. It will be hosted by Romano & Associates located at 230 Capitol Street,…

WV Jeweler Christine Keller Lands Once-in-a-Lifetime Opportunity in China


Tamarack Foundation for the Arts artist-appointed board member and jeweler Christine Keller is currently taking part in a once in a lifetime opportunity to further her business. Christine has taken on a contract as designer of a high profile jewelry line being manufactured and sold in stores across China. Christine is also a graduate of the foundation’s Rural to Urban…

Market & Presentation Opportunities in March


WEST VIRGINIA FestivALL Art Fairs Call for Artists Deadline: March 15 Location: Charleston, WV Fee: Varies, see details (early deadline provides reduced fees) Artwork Accepted: See details More Information Charleston Mayor Danny Jones and FestivALL Director Brittany Javins invite you to apply for the 13th annual FestivALL Capitol Street Art Fair and/or the 5th annual FestivALL Harvest Art Fair. Both…

Online Gallery: Final Round Nominees for the Master Artist Fellowship


  Visit the Online Gallery » Late last year, we asked the residents of West Virginia to send us their best in an open nomination process to identify our next Tamarack Foundation for the Arts Master Artist Fellow. Nominators were asked to identify West Virginian artists that met qualifications like a demonstrated excellence in craftsmanship, showing inspired design, distinctive style, and…

Emerging Artist Fellows Visit Wheeling (Part 2)


Tamarack Foundation for the Arts Emerging Artist Fellows Rosalie Haizlett and Hannah Lenhart are traveling the state for their creative project Teapots and Time Capsules. They will be sharing a series of posts with us about their adventures. Follow their journey on our blog and on Instagram – search the hashtag #teatimewv. This post is the second in the series…

Revitalizing West Virginia’s Small Town Downtowns


For the foundation’s ongoing “Creative Perspectives” series, we invite guests to speak to ideas impacting West Virginia’s creative communities. Here, former WV Community Development Hub executive director Kent Spellman revisits the speech he gave to attendees to kick off the “What’s Next for West Virginia Artists?” conversation at our recent Arts Business Think Tank.  The historic downtowns in many West…

Emerging Artist Fellows Visit Wheeling (Part 1)


Tamarack Foundation for the Arts Emerging Artist Fellows Rosalie Haizlett and Hannah Lenhart are traveling the state for their creative project Teapots and Time Capsules. They will be sharing a series of posts with us about their adventures. Follow their journey on our blog and on Instagram – search the hashtag #teatimewv. It’s difficult to put into words how beautiful…

Market & Presentation Opportunities in February


WEST VIRGINIA *NEW* FestivALL Art Fairs Call for Artists Deadline: February 15 (early); March 15 (final) Location: Charleston, WV Fee: Varies, see details (early deadline provides reduced fees) Artwork Accepted: See details More Information Charleston Mayor Danny Jones and FestivALL Director Brittany Javins invite you to apply for the 13th annual FestivALL Capitol Street Art Fair and/or the 5th annual FestivALL Harvest…

Artist Susan Feller Looks Forward to Think Tank


When Susan Feller had a long weekend or when she just had had enough of all the billboards and cars around her New Jersey home, she and her husband would close down their art gallery, framing shop and drive to West Virginia. South they would go until they reached Hampshire County, just 20 miles or so outside of Romney to…