empowering ARtists across
West Virginia

We help to grow West Virginia’s creative economy by providing essential programs that equip Mountain State artists and creative entrepreneurs with the skills necessary to succeed and thrive in the place they call home.

Artist Resources

Grow and thrive as an artist in
West Virginia with help from our training and opportunities.

Support Our Mission

We are building the creative economy of our state by supporting and connecting artists.


Our bi-monthly newsletter is full of opportunities for artists and stories about their work.

Our Programs

Emerging Artist Fellowship

Emerging Artist Fellows are thriving early-career artists. They demonstrate not only a superior level of mastery in their craft, but also the aptitude to become successful professionals leading well-managed creative enterprises. Fellows will be selected by an independent committee comprised of master-level artists and arts leaders from across the state of West Virginia.

Tamarack For The Arts Newsletter

The Tamarack Foundation is dedicated to connecting artists in West Virginia with local and national opportunities to develop their crafts, engage with their communities & grow as creative entrepreneurs.

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Artist Resources Portal

Whatever you are striving for in your artistic career, we have resources to get you to the next step. The artist resources portal is a library of practical professional and business development guides for artists at all levels.

West Virginia Creative Network

The West Virginia Creative Network is the premier statewide platform to connect artists with fellow artists and creative career opportunities. Creative Network members are West Virginian visual, craft, and design artists who are seeking out new connections and increased visibility for their work.