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Furniture, Cabinets and So Much More!


Congrats to our Creative Network Member Joe Bourgeois. He was featured for his work in the May 2019 edition of Uncovering the Valley with Tammi Collins. Furniture, Cabinets and So Much More! By: Megan Longmire, Brightmorr Media Joe Bourgeois of Bourgeois Furniture in Bunker Hill, West Virginia began his woodworking career by attempting to add a room onto his mother’s…

Creative Spotlight: West Virginia Mixed Media & Collage Artist – Dick Allowatt


In our new series, Getting to Know You, The Tamarack Foundation for the Arts will introduce you to artists and makers living and working in West Virginia. Meet Dick Allowatt. ______________________________________________________________________________ I am a native West Virginian and currently live in St. Albans.  Most of my life has been devoted to making art, with over 30 years as a graphic…

TAMARACK FOUNDATION FOR THE ARTS ANNOUNCES EXPANSION OF EMERGING ARTISTS FELLOWSHIP


MEDIA ADVISORY May 15, 2019       CONTACT:            Sara McDowell 304.881.9721         TAMARACK FOUNDATION FOR THE ARTS ANNOUNCESEXPANSION OF EMERGING ARTISTS FELLOWSHIP Date: May 16, 2019Time: 10:00 a.m.Location: Taylor Books, Charleston WV The Tamarack Foundation for the Arts will announce the open call for their Emerging Artist Fellowship program. Based on the success of the pilot, the Foundation will announce an expansion…

Rug Hooking Workshop with Susan Feller


Learn traditional rug making techniques by creating a bag! In this workshop you will learn how to pull fabric strips with a hook to make loops, change colors and direction resulting in a creative, personal design! This class will teach you how to rug hook with non-traditional and recycled materials. Students will even be able to leave with a unique…

Earthtones Outdoor Watercolor Retreat with former TAF Emerging Artist Fellowship Recipient Rosalie Hazlett


WEST VIRGINIA ARTISANS SELECTED TO PARTICIPATE IN PRESTIGIOUS ARTFIELDS EXHIBITION


FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT:May 1, 2019 Renee Margoceerenee@tamarackfoundation.org WEST VIRGINIA ARTISANS SELECTED TO PARTICIPATE IN PRESTIGIOUS ARTFIELDS EXHIBITION CHARLESTON, WV — Ten West Virginians have been selected to showcase their artistic talents at the esteemed ARTFIELDS an annual art exhibition and competition happening this week in Lake City, South Carolina. The event takes place over nine days with artists from 12 different states…

Foundation hosts regional meeting at country club


Market & Presentation Opportunities for Artists – May 2019


WEST VIRGINIA WVU Sculpture TourDeadline:  May 1, 2019Location: Morgantown, WV Artwork Accepted: Proposals for Outdoor SculpturesMore Information The School of Art & Design seeks proposals from artists 18 years of age or older for outdoor sculptures to be exhibited on the Evansdale campus of West Virginia University (WVU) in Morgantown, West Virginia. Sculptures will be on display for two years…

Creative Spotlight : West Virginia Fiber Artist – Jane Frenke


Jane Frenke, Fiber Artist, Morgan County, West Virginia In our new series, Getting To Know You, the Tamarack Foundation for the Arts will introduce you to artists and makers living and working in West Virginia. Meet Jane Frenke of Fiesta Fibers ______________________________________________________________________________ I am a fiber artist and I love what I do!  I’m a member of the Morgan Arts Council,…

Market & Presentation Opportunities for Artists – April 2019


WEST VIRGINIA Lamplight Gallery Artist Collaborator Deadline:  April 1, 2019Location: Thomas, WVArtwork Accepted: Contemporary *See DetailsMore Information Be featured at Lamplight Gallery in exchange for your contribution of helping run the gallery. The collaborator opens the gallery, mans the register, and represents every artist and maker in the space Stifel Fine Arts Center CrosscurrentsDeadline:  April 6, 2019Location: Wheeling, WVFee:  $25…