FAYETTEVILLE, W.Va. -- The Fayetteville Arts Coalition will celebrate the installation of a new Jeff Fetty sculpture from 6 to 11 p.m. Dec. 7 at 103 Keller Ave., above Secret Sandwich Society.
Fetty, of Roane County, was named one of the world's seven premier metal designers for 2012. His work in the road divider at the intersection of Keller Avenue and Court Street is the first outdoor sculpture in Fayetteville.
Fetty will be at the holiday celebration and art show, featuring 15 local artists and music by Ken Kruger.
Across the street from the new sculpture is a recently completed outdoor mural by Charleston artist Rob Cleland.
Tamarack art demos
BECKLEY, W.Va. -- From wooden toys to boutique hats, Tamarack's demonstrating artisans in December offer a wide range of gifts, made in the Mountain State.
The lineup for the December demonstrations is:
Dec. 2: Christine Keller, jewelry; Connie Ridgeway, children's clothes; Frank Ceralvalo, photography.
Dec. 7-9: Jamey Biggs, pottery; Jo Brewer, corn husk dolls; Jo Brewer, dolls; Theresa Currence, hand-painted ornaments.
Dec. 14-16: Andy Sheetz, wooden toys; June Willey, aprons; Frances Boone, dried flowers.
Dec. 21-23: Deborah Davis, quilts; Tatiana Rakhmanina, boutique hats.
Dec. 28-30: Kay Payne, fine art; V.E. Lilly, coin rings.
Tamarack's studio artisans will be working throughout the holidays. Elaine Bliss creates German cloth stars reminiscent of origami. Robert Moore fashions ordinary items into fine art. Paula and Rod Queen make pottery decor and vessels. Glass blowers John DesMeules and Don Hamon bring color and light into holiday giving. Etched-glass artist Doug Coleman makes suncatchers and ornaments with special inscriptions for gift giving.
Tamarack: The Best of West Virginia, Interstate 64/77 exit 45, Beckley. Open 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. daily, closes at 5 p.m. Christmas Eve, closed Christmas Day. Contact www.tamarackwv.com or 888-262-7225.
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