Art Store shows its own
CHARLESTON, W.Va. -- The Art Store will be displaying "Spring Interlude," a two-week display of works by its represented artists.
Works showing include those by Diane White, Doug Chadwick, Jan Griffin, Helen Chilton, Nancy Berlin, Harold Edwards, Susan Poffenbarger, Selina Trieff, Diana Frazier, Jim Gibson, Ann Glover, Helma Groot, Maggie Starcher, Henry Isaacs, Abner Jonas, Allen Jonas, Katherine Kadish, Katherine Cox, Ed Kellogg, June Kilgore, Barbara Marsh Wilson, Grace Martin Taylor, Snyder-Meyer, George Snyder, Susan Petryszak, David Riffle, Ellie Schaul, Stephen Smigocki, Tommy White, Mark Soppeland, David Stern, Caryl Toth and Sue Wood.
There is also a diverse selection of new fine crafts -- jewelry by Abra Couture, fabric items designed by Nikki Butler, and glassware by C&H Glassworks.
The Art Store, 10 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Tuesday through Friday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, 1013 Bridge Road, Charleston; www.theartstorewv.com; 304-345-1038.
New artisans at Tamarack
BECKLEY, W.Va. -- Twenty-five fine-craft and fine-art artisans from 16 counties recently were accepted to sell their art in Tamarack, the state's premier retail art and craft center.
Their work was critiqued and judged at Tamarack's most recent artisan jury session March 20.
Once accepted, Tamarack artisans work with their assigned buyers to develop a sales relationship. They also may schedule demonstrations and be involved in special activities, publicity and promotional opportunities, gallery exhibits and conference center events.
Artists also are eligible for services to include apprenticeships, opportunities for financial assistance, invitations to wholesale and consumer shows, and training activities sponsored by the Tamarack Foundation.
The artists and their business, location and products are:
Doug Jackson, Brooke County, ceramics/raku; Henry Ullman, Chef Bear, Upshur County, wood turning; Diane Browning, Appalachian Baby Design, Greenbrier County, fiber; Laura Unger, Scene in Glass, Morgan County, glass/jewelry; Carmen File, Raleigh County, textiles; Clyde DeWitt, Hampshire County, textiles; Judith DeWitt, Hampshire County, textiles; Amy Pabst, Roane County, textiles;
Dwight and Sharon McMillion, Brookstone Soaps, Wayne County, bath and body products; Ray Sickles, Gurkee's, Monongalia County, textiles; Lisa Furman, Mercer County, textiles/seasonal; Rebecca Grace Jones, Jefferson County, mixed media: Paul Meyers, Roane County, iron and wood; Margaret Criss, Gourd Creations by Maggie Criss, Jackson County, gourd art: Stuart Strong, Randolph County, wood; Joan Mullins, Joannie's, Cabell County, decorative painting;
Staci Leech-Cornell, Still Maybe Studios, Kanawha County, mixed media/fine art; Rebecca Kersey, Laughter n' Lace, Kanawha County, textiles; Suzanne Kniceley, Kniceley Sewn, Harrison County, textiles; Sheryl McCutcheon, Swallowtail Soaps, Roane County, bath and body products; Daniel Friend, DLF Photo, Monongalia County, photography; Daniel Cook, Cabell County, jewelry; Kathleen Hamilton, Kensington Plate, Kanawha County, souvenir; David Woody Harman, Brenwood, Pocahontas County, metal; and Jean Kellogg, Hampshire County, fine art.
Tamarack: The Best of West Virginia, Interstate 64/77 exit 45, Beckley. 8 a.m. until 8 p.m. daily. For more information, call 88-TAMARACK or visit www.tamarackwv.com; friend Tamarack on Facebook and follow Tamarack on Twitter.
Classes at Taylor Books
CHARLESTON, W.Va. -- Taylor Books is offering three additional classes in the Annex Gallery.
Three classes for beginning students in making clay pots will be offered. Instructors are Jim Hores, Rebecca Smith and Debbie Wright. The fee is $90 and includes 25-pound bag of clay, glazing and firing. Call 304-342-1461 for times and dates of classes.
P. Joseph Mullins will teach a class on ceramic garden sculpture from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Thursdays April 4 to May 2. The fee is $90; tools provided.
Registration deadline is four days before the start of the class, and made be done by phone, mail or in person.
Annex Gallery at Taylor Books, 226 Capitol St., Charleston. Hours 7 a.m. to 8 p.m. Monday through Thursday, 7 a.m. to 10 p.m. Friday, 9 a.m. to 10 p.m. Saturday and 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday. Contact gall...@taylorbooks.com or 304-342-1461. Visit www.taylorbooks.com.
CHARLESTON, W.Va. -- The University of Charleston presents works by Harry Ally through April 6 in the Frankenberger Art Gallery. The gallery is on the second floor of the Geary Student Union, University of Charleston, 2300 MacCorkle Ave. SE.