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…

Creatives Pay It Forward: Advice for Finding Success Selling Through Tamarack: The Best of WV from Cathy Smith


  Cathy Smith of Raleigh County, West Virginia Cathy Smith, Tamarack Foundation for the Arts Board member, Tamarack Artisan Advisory Board member, and owner of Unique Silks and Dried is having a very good year. She is selling more than ever at Tamarack: The Best of West Virginia. We asked Cathy to share her thoughts with us on how other…

Creatives Pay it Forward: Advice for Finding Success at National Trade Shows from Joseph Elbert


Joe Elbert, artist-elected Tamarack Foundation board member, Rural to Urban Markets program participant, and owner of fine furniture company Joseph Elbert, is having a very good year. On a staff trip to Baltimore, MD to attend the American Craft Council show earlier in 2016, we had the pleasure of witnessing enormous success for Joe at his highly trafficked trade show booth….