WHEELING, W.Va. -- Charleston artist Susan Poffenbarger is one of five state artists showcased in a new show that celebrates the sesquicentennial of West Virginia's statehood.
West Virginia is on display at Artworks Around Town at the Centre Market, 2200 Market St.
Marilyn Phillis, curator of gallery shows at Artworks, created this celebratory show to display the work of West Virginia artists and to remind the public of the rich history of arts in West Virginia. The other artists are Anne H. Foreman, Pat Roberts, Robert Wren Smith, Brian Taylor and Linda J.C. Turner. All the artists are award winners and honored for their individual skill in their chosen media including watercolor, acrylics, oil and mixed-media assemblage.
Slivka painting workshop
LEWISBURG, W.Va. -- Florida-based acrylic painter Jane Slivka will return to Carnegie Hall for the fourth year to conduct a two-day workshop "Painting Out Loud" from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. June 12 and 13.
Slivka's workshop is a structured step-by-step approach to painting still lifes, landscapes, Caribbean-themed figures and, if time permits, abstraction. Students will receive one-on-one attention and critique of their work throughout the workshop.
Slivka has a gallery and studio in Mount Dora, Fla., as well as a permanent collection in the Cleveland Clinic.
The two-day workshop costs $150. For more information or to register, call Carnegie Hall at 304-645-7917.
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