News & Updates

Creatives Pay It Forward: Land New Gallery Accounts While Traveling


Merideth Young, Monroe County, West Virginia   Merideth Young, owner of Art by Merideth, landed two new galleries during her recent trip to Canaan Valley for the 2018 Arts Business Summit.  We asked Merideth to share her thoughts on how other artists working in West Virginia may learn from her successes.   Tell us a little bit about your business….

Market & Presentation Opportunities for Artists – November 2018


          WEST VIRGINIA West Virginia Artistree Deadline:  November 2, 2018 Location: Charleston, WV Fee: $0    Artwork Accepted:  Hand crafted Christmas ornaments  *See Details More Information Governor and First Lady Justice invite West Virginia artists of all ages to create an ornament for the Artistree to be displayed in the Culture Center Great Hall throughout the 2018 holiday season. Ornaments…

WV Artist Looks Forward to Arts Business Summit


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…

Market & Presentation Opportunities for Artists – October 2018


          WEST VIRGINIA *NEW* Oglebay Institute Holiday Art Show & Sale Deadline: Until Full Location: Wheeling, WV Fee: $20 jury fee + booth fee  *See Details Artwork Accepted: Original works or prints in any medium & gourmet food items More Information The Oglebay Institute’s annual Holiday Art Show & Sale is an extraordinary holiday shopping event featuring fine…

Featured Opportunity for WV Artists: Artfields 2019


  Tamarack Foundation sat down with representatives from ArtFields to learn more about the Art Festival and Competition. 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…

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 – tib18@aol.com 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…