RIO GRANDE, Ohio -- "Attention to Detail: Six West Virginia Photographers" will be presented Sept. 4-28 in the Esther Allen Greer Museum Gallery at the University of Rio Grande and Rio Grande Community College.
The opening reception will be from 5 to 7 p.m. Sept. 4. The photographers are Mark Crabtree, of Morgantown; Thorney Lieberman and Brittain McJunkin, both of Charleston; Betty Rivard, of Braxton County; Diane Sanders, of Parkersburg; and Greg Sava, of Nicholas County.
McJunkin's photograph "Mykonos" won an award at the West Virginia State Juried Exhibition several years ago. It is included in this exhibit as an example of a darkroom print. The exhibit shows both chemical darkroom photographs and digital photographs.
Esther Allen Greer Museum Gallery, University of Rio Grande and Rio Grande Community College, Rio Grande, Ohio. Hours 1 to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday.
Series of Juried Exhibitions
CHARLESTON, W.Va. -- The West Virginia Division of Culture and History will unveil a new exhibit at 6 p.m. Sept. 10, featuring the artwork of 13 award winners in its "Inspired: A West Virginia Series of Juried Exhibitions" at the Culture Center.
The exhibit will include art from the top award winners in each of the division's four installations of the series, which began in June 2010 and consisted of West Virginia landscapes, wildlife, historic figures and historic buildings and structures.
Artists include Kaylyn Cole, of Fraziers Bottom; Ken Ewing, of Beckley; John Farley, of Huntington; Peter Kephart, of Levels; Brittain McJunkin, of Charleston; Ted Mobley, of Hurricane; Carli Dawn Ratliff, of Oak Hill; Sandi K. Reinhart, of Craigsville; Emily Roles, of Charlestonl Steve Rotsch, of Charleston; April Waltz, of Wheeling; Tommy Warf, of Huntington; and Wendy Wassink, of Fayetteville.
The show runs through Feb. 10. Admission is free.
The West Virginia State Museum and the State Museum Shop, Culture Center, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday, noon to 5 p.m. Sunday, closed Monday. Capitol Complex, 1900 Kanawha Blvd. E., Charleston, WV 25305-0300; 304-558-0220 or www.wvculture.org.
FREDERICKSBURG, Va. -- "Layers of Color" is the latest National Juried Exhibit presented by the Fredericksburg Center for the Creative Arts in its Frederick Gallery through Sept. 28. Among the selected artists is West Virginia's Deborah Herndon whose metallic photograph, "Rising Rock, Virginia Border," will be featured in the show.
Fredericksburg Center For Creative Arts, 813 Sophia St., Fredericksburg, VA 22401; 540-373-5646. Hours noon to 4 p.m. Wednesday through Monday, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday.
Birke Art Gallery
HUNTINGTON, W.Va. -- The slate of Marshall University's Birke Art Gallery exhibitions for fall semester begins with a display of artwork by Cincinnati-based artists/educators Michael Stillion and Kate Labmeier. The exhibit will feature oil paintings and drawings by Stillion, and embroidered "animal portraits" by Labmeier.
This is a first joint exhibition for the husband-and-wife duo. Stillion and Labmeier received bachelor of fine arts degrees from the Columbus College of Art and Design. Stillion received a master of fine arts degree from Indiana University. He has been represented in numerous exhibits and awarded several residencies, fellowships and grants, including a Roswell Artist-In-Residence in Roswell, N.M. He is an instructor at the Columbus College of Art and Design.
Labmeier received a master's in art education and a master of fine arts degree in visual art from the University of Cincinnati. She has exhibited extensively in Cincinnati, Columbus and throughout the Midwest. She received a Reneé Steidle Award from the Columbus Foundation. Labmeier works at ArtWorks Cincinnati as a public arts manager.
The show runs through Sept. 14 and is open to the public.
The Birke Art Gallery is open from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through Friday and from 6 to 8 p.m. on Monday evenings. Smith Hall, Hal Greer Boulevard and Third Avenue, Huntington. Admission is free, and all events are open to the public.
South Charleston Museum
SOUTH CHARLESTON, W.Va. -- The South Charleston Museum Foundation hosts Dave McCormick, singer and multi-instrumentalist from 7 to 9 p.m. Sept. 8 at the LaBelle Theatre, 311 D St., South Charleston.
East End Bazaar
CHARLESTON, W.Va. -- Charleston East End Main Street will host the opening of the East End Bazaar Artisan Market from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sept. 8. The Bazaar is an open-air market featuring a variety of functional and collectible arts and crafts by Appalachian Art Gallery, Capitol Clay Arts Co., ChrizArt, Kanawha Players, Kelly Bryant, Kountry Crow Candles and Soaps, MelBox Designs, the Eco-Beader and more.