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Call To Artists, Fall Juried Exhibition
Sep
29
9:00 AM09:00

Call To Artists, Fall Juried Exhibition

Forms can be downloaded from the above link

Photo credit to Susan Johnston, Artist and Juror

2019 Juried Fall Exhibition

Truly a favorite for many artists in WV. The Juried Fall Exhibit, taking place the week of the 83rd Mountain State Forest Festival, features artwork from residents and students throughout West Virginia. Exhibit displays from October 2 to December 19. Awards will be announced at the reception on opening night, Wednesday, October 2, from 6 to 8 pm.

Awards: Best of Show, First Place, Second Place, Third Place, Honorable Mention (2), STAG (2), Davis Trust Purchase Prize, WVWS Award, Talbott Frame Shop Certificate, Queens Choice, Maid of Honors

JUROR FOR THE FALL JURIED EXHIBITION IS SUSAN JOHNSTON.

Johnston has been active in the arts throughout her adult life. Earning her arts education degree from Westminster College in New Wilmington, Pennsylvania, she then taught art in public schools, worked as an illustrator and feature artist in HousePlant Magazine from 1992 to 1994, served as an adjunct faculty member in painting, conducted watercolor workshops, and volunteered in various towns to help bring more arts programming to communities. She currently serves as a member of the Garrett County Arts Council board of directors.

The artist is a past state president of the West Virginia Watercolor Society, for which her emphasis was providing grass-roots opportunities for artists to learn, as well as exhibit works in their own communities.

Her paintings have been accepted in regional and national shows, at which she has garnered numerous awards. In addition to having her art on display at The Gallery Shop in Oakland, her work is included in public and private collections in Pennsylvania, Ohio, Iowa, Missouri, Delaware and West Virginia. She has presented solo shows at numerous colleges as well.

ELIGIBILITY/REQUIREMENTS FOR ADULTS:

*Open to all WV residents, 18+, both Amateurs and Professionals

*All mediums accepted, no jewelry

2D: must be professionally framed, with a wire hanging device. Plexiglass is preferred for entries exceeding 36 in

3D: must not exceed 40 lbs, safe from dangerous edges

*Limit FOUR (4) entries per adult

*Entry Fees: Members $35 and Non Members $45. MUST be a member of The Arts Center in order to receive the entry member rate!

DROP OFF DATES FOR ADULTS AND STUDENTS:

SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 29 FROM 9 TO NOON

OR DURING REGULAR BUSINESS HOURS, SEPT 24 TO SEPT 27, 10 TO 4

Student Fall Art Show

Requirements/Eligibility:

*Must be currently enrolled in a WV primary or secondary school

*Medium: All 2D/3D mediums accepted, no jewelry

*Label the back, lower left side of the work with name, title, instructor, and school

Entries: 2 entries per student

*2D: must be mounted on foam board (no frames) Foam Board does not bend or sway.

*3D: should be free standing

Fee: $5 per student, Cash, Check, Credit (processing fees applied on credit)

Entry fees support the exhibit display. Ribbons Only.

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John Terry Solo Exhibition
Oct
2
to Dec 19

John Terry Solo Exhibition

John Terry, photographer, has a Solo Exhibition in the Maxwell Gallery.

Opening Reception is Wednesday, October 2, from 6 to 8 pm. This exhibit will display from October 2 to mid December, 2019.

John Terry is a student of photography who, despite having taught visual art and photography at the high school level for over thirty years, believes there is always something new to learn and explore.

 John studied art at Pratt Institute in Brooklyn, NY and, what is today, Rowan University in Glassboro, NJ., where he graduated with honors in art education. He has been a painter, printmaker, cartoonist and needlefelter, but photography has always been a favorite medium.

His photographs range from people, to wildlife, to scenics to, what John calls, “drive by shooting”. He hopes that his exhibit will foster a visual conversation between the viewer and the photos shot on six continents.

Dates John Terry’s solo exhibit is open during the week of MSFF

Wednesday, 6 pm to 8 pm

Thursday, 10 am to 7 pm

Friday, 10 am to 7 pm

Saturday, 8 am to 5 pm (closed during the parade)

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"The Old West," 18th Annual Gala Fundraiser,
Sep
13
6:00 PM18:00

"The Old West," 18th Annual Gala Fundraiser,

The Arts Center presents the 18th Annual Gala

The Annual Gala is a fine arts benefit and exhibition to celebrate years of providing accessible arts programming for artists, and our community. The annual exhibition coincides as our largest fundraiser of the year, and provides artists the chance to showcase their art work. The Arts Center is committed to presenting and promoting ‘excellence in arts.’

The Arts Center hosts our biggest fundraiser of the year. Silent Auction! 50/50 Raffle, live music, dinner, dessert, dancing, art exhibit opening, and good company! 

Door Price is $65. Advance Price is $60. Cash, Check or Credit Card. Please use exact cash, change is limited. A processing fee is applied to all credit card purchases.

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18th Annual Gala Exhibition Pre-Opens
Aug
23
10:00 AM10:00

18th Annual Gala Exhibition Pre-Opens

Exhibition Pre Opens on Friday, August 23, from 10 to 4 pm. 

This exhibit displays from August 23 to September 27, 10 to 4. 

Gala Reception is on Friday, September 13, from 6 to 10 pm. This reception is part of our Annual Fundraiser. Ticket price will be announced at a later time. The Annual Gala Exhibition is a fine arts benefit and exhibition to celebrate years of providing accessible arts programming for artists, and our community. This is our largest fundraiser of the year, and provides artists the chance to showcase their art work. The Arts Center is committed to presenting and promoting ‘excellence in arts.’

 

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Joan Crawford Art Exhibition
Jul
12
5:00 PM17:00

Joan Crawford Art Exhibition

Opening Reception is Friday, July 12, 2019, from 5 to 7 pm

Exhibit displays from July 12 to mid August of 2019

Joan Crawford creates magical worlds with jigsaw cut, painted doors, sculpture and mixed media. People are still talking about her amazing last local show which was in 2013. Don't miss the chance to see this amazing body of work.

Crawford was born and raised in Hubbard, Ohio, and “Ravens Ring Island” in West Virginia has been her home for many years. She received a bachelor’s degree in fine arts from Moore College of Art in Philadelphia and an master’s degree from WVU. She has taught art at Davis & Elkins College and at Slippery Rock University. Crawford was also employed as a set and costume designer at Julliard in New York City.

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Jul
12
to Aug 16

Joan Crawford Art Exhibition

Exhibit displays from July 12 to mid August of 2019.

Joan Crawford creates magical worlds with jigsaw cut, painted doors, sculpture and mixed media. People are still talking about her amazing last local show which was in 2013. Don't miss the chance to see this amazing body of work.

Crawford was born and raised in Hubbard, Ohio, and “Ravens Ring Island” in West Virginia has been her home for many years. She received a bachelor’s degree in fine arts from Moore College of Art in Philadelphia and an master’s degree from WVU. She has taught art at Davis & Elkins College and at Slippery Rock University. Crawford was also employed as a set and costume designer at Julliard in New York City.

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Call to Artists, 18th Annual Gala
Jun
10
to Jul 21

Call to Artists, 18th Annual Gala

https://tacgala.artcall.org/
Please use this link to submit entries for the 18th Annual Gala Juried Arts Exhibition. Use the same email/password for artcall as used in previous years.
Accepting entries from June 1 through July 21, 2019.

All details, requirements, eligibility and guidelines are available on the artcall.org website link.

Prize Awards:

Best of Show, $500

First, $300

Second, $200

Third, $100

3D Prize, $100

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West Virginia Celebration Exhibition
May
30
to Jul 5

West Virginia Celebration Exhibition

The West Virginia Celebration Exhibition

Upcoming West Virginia Celebration Exhibition featuring WV inspired art. Designed to highlight our state's beauty, our West Virginia Celebration is poised to be one of our best attended exhibits, and will be visited by educators, artists, exhibit jurors, and cultural dignitaries from all over the state and beyond.

All mediums accepted. Painting, photography, wood work, glass, pottery, sculpture, fabric, and more...this exhibit has no limits. This exhibit will display May 30 to July 5.

RECEPTION JUNE 20, WEST VIRGINIA DAY, 6 to 8 pm

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Chet Lowther Solo Exhibition
May
30
to Jul 5

Chet Lowther Solo Exhibition

RECEPTION ON JUNE 20, WV DAY, FROM 6 TO 8 PM

Chet Lowther is a visual artist and musician based in Charleston, WV. Originally born in Ireland, WV, he moved to Charleston in 2001 and has lived here ever since.

After receiving his degree in Art Education from Fairmont University, he taught (and continues to teach) art lessons for years. About ten years ago, however, he began to focus on creating his own pieces and opened up his studio and gallery on Hale Street in downtown Charleston.

Working with acrylic, oils, and encaustic mediums (painting using melted beeswax), Chet has created a gorgeous collection of colorful landscapes and other works, showing West Virginia in full, vibrant color.

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Hatfields & McCoys, Amercian Blood Feud
May
30
to Jul 5

Hatfields & McCoys, Amercian Blood Feud

THE HATFIELDS & MCCOYS: AMERICAN BLOOD FEUD TRAVELING EXHIBIT

This exhibit features the Hatfield and McCoy feud in southern West Virginia and Kentucky in the late 1800s. There have been numerous pop culture references, even a television series. The feud has been a piece of history and culture for a long time.

When the media caught wind of the Hatfield and McCoy feud, negative stereotypes were developed for West Virginians and Appalachians.

Developed by the West Virginia Humanities Council and illustrated by West Virginia University graphic design students with financial support from ZMM Architects and Engineers, this traveling exhibit relates the history of the events that have become synonymous with the word feud.

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WV PB media file

Reception on June 20, WV Day, from 6 to 8 pm


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