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Tamarack Foundation for the Arts Issues Agenda


At the Tamarack Foundation for the Arts, we work to advance and promote policy that better cultivates creative entrepreneurship. To accomplish these goals, we conduct and share research, advocate for policy change, and work to inform elected officials, economic developers, and community leaders across the state about the importance of building creative enterprise through artist entrepreneurship.  Issue Agenda These six pillars offer a framework…

Market & Presentation Opportunities for Artists – February 2019


          WEST VIRGINIA Berkeley Springs Artists at The Works Co-op space Deadline:  Until filled Location: Martinsburg, WV Fee: $0 jury fee    *membership dues apply Artwork Accepted:  *See Details More Information The Berkeley Art Works is located at 116 North Queen Street in Martinsburg, WV.  It is a project of the Berkeley Arts Council and home to a…

Market & Presentation Opportunities for Artists – January 2019


          WEST VIRGINIA *NEW* Tamarack Jury for New Artists in Huntington Deadline:  January 28, 2019 Location: Huntington, WV Fee: None Artwork Accepted:  *See Details More Information Tamarack is looking for the Best of West Virginia. Every item sold in the Tamarack facility is first approved through a jury process.  In this process, an artist’s product is critiqued by…

Market & Presentation Opportunities for Artists – December 2018


          WEST VIRGINIA Wheeling Heritage Mural Project Deadline:  December 14, 2018 Location: Wheeling, WV Fee: None Artwork Accepted: Mural Proposal More Information Wheeling Heritage is asking artists to share their vision of Wheeling for a mural project. The mural will be created at Kossuth Park, the small green space at the intersection of Route 2 and Interstate 70…

Creatives Pay It Forward: Land New Gallery Accounts While Traveling


Merideth Young, Monroe County, West Virginia Merideth Young, owner of Art by Merideth, got her artwork into two new shops 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. Here is what she had to say:…

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…