Featured Opportunity for WV Artists: Artfields 2019


Tell us a little bit about ArtFields.  How did it get started? ArtFields started in 2013 with a simple goal: honor the artists of the Southeast with a week’s worth of celebration and competition in the heart of a traditional Southern small town. Up to 400 works of art will be on display in locally-owned venues, from renovated 1920s warehouses…

Market & Presentation Opportunities for Artists – September 2018


          WEST VIRGINIA Tri-State Arts Association Juried Exhibition 2018 Deadline: September 1, 2018 Location: Huntington, WV Fee: $25/ non-members,  $20/members Artwork Accepted: Original works completed since 2016 More Information:  contact Libby Varner – [email protected] The Tri-State Arts Association Juried Exhibition will be on exhibit at the Huntington Museum of Art September 15- October 21, 2018.  Opening reception, October…

2018 Arts Business Summit Schedule Announced


Activities Friday, October 12, 2018 9:30 a.m.  – 10:00 a.m.      Registration 10:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.    Creative Marketing Strategies with Carolyn Edlund 11:15 a.m. – 12:15 p.m.       Pricing for Profit with Wendy Rosen & Carolyn Edlund 12:15 p.m. – 1:15 p.m.         Lunch 1:15 p.m. – 2:15 p.m.           Niche and Alternative Markets with Wendy Rosen 2:30 p.m. – 3:30…

Market & Presentation Opportunities for Artists August 2018


          WEST VIRGINIA Watoga Art in the Park Fine Art & Handmade Craft Juried Vendor Booths Deadline: August 1, 2018 Location: Marlinton, WV Fee: $50/booth Artwork Accepted: Juried Fine Art & Handmade Craft   *See Details More Information Labor Day weekend Watoga State Park becomes home to Watago Art in the Park, a juried fine arts and handmade…

Emerging Artist Takeover!


The foundation’s Emerging Artist Fellow, Rosalie Haizlett, is taking over Tamarack Foundation for the Art’s social media accounts and posting during an exciting project.  Follow along as she updates us on her latest adventure creating artwork inspired by her travels. To view the most recent updates, visit these links to the Tamarack Foundation’s Facebook and Instagram accounts. Learn more about the foundation’s Emerging Artist Fellowship….

Market & Presentation Opportunities for Artists July 2018


          WEST VIRGINIA Jackson’s Mill Jubilee Craft Fair Vendor Booths Deadline: July 1, 2018 Location: Weston, WV Fee: Booth fees vary by size  *See Details Artwork Accepted: **applications currently open for return vendors only More Information The 2018 Jackson’s Mill Jubilee theme is “Keeping Tradition Alive.”  The festival is a celebration of Appalachian Heritage with educational demonstrations, indigenous…

Best of WV Juried Exhibition 2018 Award Winners


  Every year, Tamarack: The Best of West Virginia and the Tamarack Foundation for the Arts celebrate West Virginia artists and artisans by showcasing their creativity and talent in this special juried competition.  The Best of West Virginia open juried exhibition may be entered by any artist or artisan who resides in West Virginia. Participants in the exhibition compete for four monetary…

Creative Perspective: Advice for Getting Your Handmade Product into Shops and Galleries from Wild Mountain Soap Company


Mary & Phillip Peelish of Fayette County, West Virginia   Phillip Peelish, Tamarack Artisan Advisory Board member, and co-owner of Wild Mountain Soap Company says business is booming. We asked Phillip and Mary to share their thoughts with us on how other artists working in West Virginia may learn from her successes. Tell us a little bit about Wild Mountain…

Market & Presentation Opportunities for June 2018


          WEST VIRGINIA Stifel Fine Arts Center Crosscurrents Juried Exhibition Deadline:  June 2, 2018 Location: Wheeling, WV Fee: $25 Artwork Accepted:  All media More Information Oglebay Institute’s multi-media exhibition, Crosscurrents, has been a staple of their art exhibition season for more than 30 years, showcasing some of the finest artwork from the tri-state area. Each year, dozens of…

Creative Perspective: What is Creative Placemaking; and How is it Changing the Face of Our Communities?


foundation | May 2018 Leonardo Vazquez of The National Consortium of Creative Placemaking Leonardo Vazquez is a national award-winning planner who is a leader in two emerging fields in urban planning: creative placemaking and cultural competency. He has two decades of experience in community development, community engagement, small group facilitation, local economic development, leadership development and strategic communications. He has…