CHARLESTON, W.Va. -- The West Virginia Child Advocacy Network will hold a silent auction of artwork as a fundraiser from 5 to 8 p.m. April 18 during Charleston's ArtWalk. Romano & Associates will host the auction in Suite 200, 230 Capitol St.
The network is the state's coalition of children's advocacy centers, working to help communities better respond to child abuse allegations and to help abuse victims recover.
Any West Virginia visual artist 18 or older may submit one or two pieces. The theme of the event is "One with Courage."
Work must be for sale and submitted by April 12 and picked up by April 29. Proceeds from sales are split between the artist and the network.
Download forms at http://artskv.org/opportunities.
To view a video on the theme, visit wvcan.org and view the "One with Courage" campaign video. For questions, contact Emily Chittenden-Laird at wv.child.advocacy.netw...@gmail.com. To drop off art, contact Shawn Romano at srom...@ro-law.com.
Tamarack art exhibit
BECKLEY, W.Va. -- The fine-art exhibit "Color Wheel" opens at 3 p.m. March 24 with a public reception in the David L. Dickirson Fine Art Gallery at Tamarack. The show continues through May 30.
Open daily from 8 a.m. until 8 p.m. Tamarack is located at exit 45 off Interstate 64/77. For details about events, conference center availability, daily menus, catering, shopping and more, call 888-262-7225 or visit tamarackwv.com.
CHARLESTON, W.Va. -- The University of Charleston Speaker Series will feature the Rev. Christopher Corbally at 6:30 p.m. March 26 in Riggleman Hall's Geary Auditorium. He is president of the National Committee for Astronomy, Vatican City State.
The free event, titled "Star Wars: When Astronomy & Religion Meet," will focus on the connections between space and religion.
Corbally holds degrees in philosophy, physics, astronomy and theology. He has been a research astronomer of the Vatican Observatory since 1983.
The UC Speaker Series is in its 11th year and is sponsored by the Dow Chemical Foundation. It is open to the public.
Artisans to buyers show
CHARLESTON, W.Va. -- The Tamarack Foundation selected nine West Virginia artisans to attend the Buyers Market of American Craft show Feb. 16-18 in Philadelphia. The artisans and their businesses are:
To have your announcement included in Arts Notes, email ea...@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 Tuesday before Sunday publication.