News & Updates

Market & Presentation Opportunities for March 2018


WEST VIRGINIA FestivALL Art Fairs Call for Artists Deadline:  March 15, 2018 Location:  Charleston, WV Artwork Accepted:  See Details More Information Charleston Mayor Danny Jones and FestivALL Director Brittany Javins invite you to apply for the 14th annual FestivALL Capitol Street Art Fair and/or the 6th annual FestivALL Harvest Art Fair. Both of these fairs are juried by a panel…

Foundation U: 10 Questions to Grow Your Creative Business


Clayton Spangler | February 22, 2018 Answer the following 10 questions honestly.  You’ll find insight, see your business with a fresh perspective, and focus for growth. What do I love about my business? Why?   What do I not love about my business? Why?   What are 5 ways I can do more of what I love and less of…

Tamarack Foundation for the Arts: Issue Agenda


 The following six pillars offer a framework for our policy action to raise awareness and bring credibility, support, and investment for West Virginia’s creative economy. To learn more, visit our website, tamarackfoundation.org. CREATIVE ECONOMY DEVELOPMENT:  Positioning the growth of this sector of our economy as a strategic asset to drive economic growth in total. TALENT RETENTION AND ATTRACTION IN CREATIVE…

Market & Presentation Opportunities for February 2018


WEST VIRGINIA Spring into Arts Juried Craft Show Deadline:  February 15, 2018 Location:  Buckhannon, WV Artwork Accepted:  See Details More Information Artistry on Main will host the 1st annual Spring into Art Juried Craft Show at the Brushy Fork Convention Center in Buckhannon April 13-14, 2018.  Artisans are required to submit 3-6 images of their work by February 15 for…

Emerging Artists say adieu with final exhibit


The artwork of two emerging West Virginia artists inspired by five creative communities in West Virginia will be featured at the Annex Gallery inside Taylor Books at 226 Capitol Street in Charleston, West Virginia, from February 16 through March 31. Graphic designer Rosalie Haizlett and ceramicist Hannah Lenhart created work for the exhibit in response to a yearlong community engagement…

Foundation U: New Market & Presentation Opportunities


Renée Margocee | January 15, 2018 The Tamarack Foundation for the Arts surveyed West Virginia artists and creative entrepreneurs to learn more about their artistic practices and how the Foundation can best serve those pursuing arts-centered businesses. We were amazed at the number of makers who took time to share their stories with us. Thanks to the 500 artists who…

Market & Presentation Opportunities for January 2018


WEST VIRGINIA Crazy Eights Open Exhibition Deadline: January 6, 2018 Location: Charleston, WV Fee: $5/entry + commission on sales   *see details Artwork Accepted: All media with outside dimensions of completed work exactly 8″ x 8″ More Information Gallery Eleven is a West Virginia artist co-op with the mission of presenting a diverse range of West Virginian artistic expressions. The Crazy…

Market & Presentation Opportunities for December


WEST VIRGINIA *NEW*  Tamarack seeks new souvenir products Deadline:  ongoing Location: Beckley, WV Artwork Accepted:  *See details More Information Tamarack, the Best of WV is looking for new souvenir product that wholesales under $20.  Products should be geared toward tourists and promote the state of West Virginia as a whole.  Artists must obtain and present written permission to use any…

Emerging Artists Takeover!


The foundation’s Emerging Artist Fellows, Hannah Lenhart and Rosalie Haizlett, are taking over TFA’s social media accounts and posting during an exciting time in their project Teapots and Time Capsules.  Follow along now through Sunday as they continue their journey across the state meeting artists,  experiencing the local culture of five creative communities, and creating artwork inspired by their travels….

Market & Presentation Opportunities for November


WEST VIRGINIA Pleasants County Holiday Pop-Up Shops Deadline:  until filled Location: Pleasants County, WV Fee: *See details Artwork Accepted:  *See details More Information The Pleasants Area Chamber of Commerce is seeking local vendors, artists and crafters interested in the annual pop-up retail store concept. The Chamber wants to provide temporary retail outlets in Pleasants County for artists, craftsmen and vendors…