Market & Presentation Opportunities for June


WEST VIRGINIA Charleston Main Streets StreetWorks Deadline: June 9 Location: Charleston, WV Fee: None Artwork Accepted: See details More Information Charleston Main Streets – East End will be continuing StreetWorks 2017 as part of FestivALL. This year, CMS-EE will ask up to 40 local artists to create a piece of art…

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Meet Renee Margocee: Our Interview on Living and Working as an Artist (Part 2)


To welcome our new Executive Director Renee Margocee, the foundation’s Program Director Emma Pepper sat down with her for an interview to discuss her history as an artist, thoughts on the creative economy in West Virginia, and the work she is most excited about at the foundation. This is part…

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Meet Renee Margocee: Our Interview on Living and Working as an Artist (Part 1)


To welcome our new Executive Director Renee Margocee, the foundation’s Program Director Emma Pepper sat down with her for an interview to discuss her history as an artist, thoughts on the creative economy in West Virginia, and the work she is most excited about at the foundation. This is part…

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Market & Presentation Opportunities for May


WEST VIRGINIA *NEW* City of Thomas Public Art RFP Deadline: May 5 Location: Thomas, WV Fee: None Artwork Accepted: See details More Information The City of Thomas is a small, lively mountain town in Tucker County. The goal of this project is to help build community, develop Tucker County’s arts, and further establish Thomas as…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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Introducing Think Tank Keynote Speaker: Master Artist Ron Hinkle


Ron Hinkle slept in his garage, guarding his family from the monster furnace he’d built. It burned on through the night, just feet away from where he slept. If the furnace blew up, Hinkle thought, he’d be close enough to do something about it or at least run into the…

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