FAIRMONT, W.Va. -- The Fairmont State University art department is featuring the art of Frederick Bartolovic and Michelle Strader in "Coalescence," in the J.D. Brooks Gallery, Wallman Hall, through Feb. 28. For more information, call 304-367-4219.
The Fairmont State music department will present two upcoming concerts. At 7:30 p.m. Feb. 6, the Ogni Suono Saxophone Duo will perform in 229 Wallman Hall. Violinist Peter Wilson will be accompanied by John Morrison on piano at 7:30 p.m. Feb. 13, in 229 Wallman Hall. Admission is free and open to the public. For more information, call 304-367-4219.
The West Virginia Symphony Orchestra will present a concert at 7:30 p.m. Feb. 28 in Colebank Hall. Tickets are $30 for reserved seating, $20 for general admission, $10 for students. Fairmont State University and Pierpont Community and Technical College students may attend for free. To order tickets, call 304-367-4240.
Wheeling art exhibit
WHEELING, W.Va. -- Liz Neumann is the featured artist at this month's Artworks on First Friday, on Feb. 7. The exhibit is titled "Liz Neumann Shares Foxberry Farm."
Artworks in the Studio Gallery, 2200 Market St., Centre Market, Wheeling. Artworks Around Town First Friday. Judy Minder, 304-233-0780 or 304-231-7112; judithmin...@aol.com.
Renaissance Art Gallery reopens
HUNTINGTON, W.Va. -- The Renaissance Art Gallery has reopened. The gallery consists of eight cooperative members. Watercolor, oil painting, drawing and photography classes are being offered. Special classes for children are also being offered.
From 2 to 4 p.m. March 9, the gallery will hold an opening reception for "Mother and Son: It Is in the Genes," featuring the art and pottery of Clarice Kumlien and her son, Eric Kumlien. It will be on display through March 20.
Renaissance Art Gallery, 900 Eighth St., Suite 20, Huntington. 304-525-3235 or 304-453-3187 or galler...@yahoo.com; www.orgsites.com/wv/renaissance; http://renaissancegalleryart.blogspot.com. Gallery hours are noon to 4 p.m. Friday and Saturday, 1 to 4 p.m. Sunday. Studio hours 10 a.m. to noon Monday, 1 to 7:30 p.m. Wednesday and 10 a.m. to noon Saturday.
Activist to speak
MORGANTOWN, W.Va. -- Human-rights activist and professor Angela Davis is the guest speaker at the David C. Hardesty Jr. Festival of Ideas at 7:30 p.m. Feb. 5 in the Mountainlair ballrooms. Admission is free and open to the public. No tickets are required.
Davis has been active as a student, teacher, writer, scholar, activist and organizer. Her work explores the range of social problems associated with incarceration and the generalized criminalization of those communities that are most affected by poverty and racial discrimination. Davis draws upon her own experiences in the early 1970s as a person who spent 18 months in jail and on trial; she was acquitted on charges of kidnapping and murder.
The event is co-sponsored by the WVU Center for Black Culture & Research. For additional information, call 304-293-7132 or email FestivalofId...@mail.wvu.edu.
'Winter at the Art Store'
CHARLESTON, W.Va. -- "Winter at The Art Store," a collection of paintings, prints, sculpture, photography and more representing original 20th-century and contemporary American art, will run through Feb. 12. Artists include Ellie Schaul, Helen Chilton, Henry Isaacs, Jan Griffin, Jim Gibson, Steven Barbash, Caryl Toth, Selina Trieff, June Kilgore, Nancy Berlin, Diane White, Edward Kellogg, Katherine Kadish, Mary Boxley Bullington, George Snyder, Barbara Marsh Wilson, Susan Poffenbarger, Jim Gibson, Susan Petryszak, Grace Martin Taylor, Helma Groot, Maggie Starcher, Chris Dutch/Robin Hammer and Katherine Cox.
For more information, call The Art Store at 304-345-1038, or visit them online at www.theartstorewv.com.
To have your announcement included in Arts Notes, email judy.hamil...@wvgazette.com or send it to Arts Notes, The Charleston Gazette, 1001 Virginia St. E., Charleston, WV 25301. Artwork can be submitted electronically or by mail. Deadline for inclusion in the Sunday Gazette-Mail is the Monday before Sunday publication.