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News for artists from the Division of Culture and History and the
West Virginia Commission on the Arts

 

Fall 2014
THE MORGAN ARTS COUNCIL CELEBRATES ĎOVERNIGHT SUCCESSí, GRANTS TOTALING $1.26 MILLION AWARDED, COMMISSIONER RANDALL REID-SMITH CREATES MARCHING BAND INVITATIONAL, PARKERSBURG WOODWORKER JESS MANCINI CRAFTS ORNAMENTS FOR GOVERNORíS MANSIONíS ARTISTREE, WVSU MEDIA CENTER OFFERS ACCESS TO TECHNOLOGY, PUBLIC INVITED TO COMMENT ON ARTS PLAN, CONNECTING TO COLLECTIONS PROGRAM OFFERS FREE TECHNICAL HELP, FIRST LADYíS FESTIVAL CELEBRATES HOLIDAY IN SONG, LEGISLATIVE LEADERS REFLECT ON THE ARTS, NEW FUNDING CYCLE ADDED FOR PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT GRANTS, ORBI FAST TRACK GRANTS HELP ARTISTS
Summer 2014
WEST VIRGINIA ARTISTS AND ARTS SUPPORTERS RECOGNIZED DURING GOVERNORíS ARTS AWARDS, RENEE MARGOCEE NAMED NEW ARTS DIRECTOR, LEGISLATORS HONORED FOR CONTRIBUTIONS TO THE ARTS, SUTTON ARTIST TIERA FLOYD WINS JURIED EXHIBITION, CHARLESTON QUILTER CHARLI FULTON CREATES WINNING QUILTS, THE CLAY CENTERíS AFTERSCHOOL ENRICHMENT PROGRAM INTEGRATES ARTS AND SCIENCES WITH EXPLORE AND SOAR, WEST VIRGINIAíS STATE CHAMPION PLACED NEAR THE TOP IN THE NATIONAL POETRY OUT LOUD COMPETITION, YOUNG WEST VIRGINIA ARTISTSí WORK ON DISPLAY IN U.S. CAPITOL, ACCOMMODATING COGNITIVE DISABILITIES
Summer 2012 (Adobe Acrobat, 3M download)
HADDY BRINGS A NEW FACE TO SPECIAL EFFECTS ARTS, HUNTINGTON MUSEUM OF ART: DOODLING FOR GOOGLE,  A SIGN OF THE TIMES, LEGISLATIVE LEADERS REFLECT ON INFLUENCE OF THE ARTS         
FILMING IN WEST VIRGINIA, A CONVERSATION WITH DAVID SELBY, LETTERS ABOUT LITERATURE, MY FIRST INSTRUMENT, CEDAR LAKES CRAFT CENTER: A LEGACY OF CRAFT, SEVEN QUESTIONS WITH ARTIST ROB CLELAND, WEST VIRGINIA IS MOVING FULL STEAM AHEAD!                 

Spring 2012 (Adobe Acrobat, 3M download)
LANDAU EUGENE MURPHY, JR HOMEGROWN TALENT, RESTORING COMMUNITY THROUGH PRESERVATIO, WEST VIRGINIA GOVERNORíS ARTS AWARDS, MOVING TOWARD ARTS INTEGRATION POETRY OUT LOUD 2012 WEST VIRGINIA STATE FINALS, WEST VIRGINIA PULLS OUT ALL THE STOPS FOR THE NATIONAL ASSEMBLY OF STATE ARTS AGENCIES, EXHIBITION GIVES STAGE TO MUSEUMíS GROWING CONTEMPOARARY CERAMIC COLLECTION, MY FIRST INSTRUMENT, LEGISLATIVE LEADERS, CARNEGIE HALL PRESENTS EDUCATION PROGRAMS AT, ALDERSON PRISON CAMP, SEVEN QUESTIONS: TARA ROUSH IN HARMONY WITH THE SCHOOL OF HARMONY, WEST VIRGINIA MUSIC HALL OF FAME: CLASS OF 2011
Fall 2011 (Adobe Acrobat, 3M download)
COLORING OUTSIDE THE LINES, A NOTE FROM THE FIRST LADY, THE ARTS MUST BE A PART OF 21ST CENTURY LEARNING, DAMIENNE DIBBLE, SAVING THE MUSIC, FIVE QUESTIONS WITH KATHY MATTEA, A LIFE IN THE ARTS, LEGISLATIVE LEADERS, BASKETMAKERíS CONFERENCE, TUNE TRAVELERS TAKES STUDENTS AROUD A MUSICAL WORLD, 2012 WVCA GRANT AWARDS, LEADING THE WAY
Summer 2011 (Adobe Acrobat, 744kb download)
STRING FEVER, HANK KEELIN, GROWING INTO AN ARTISTIC CAREER, POETRY OUT LOUD, CORIANNE CARVER: THE UNSHAKABLE POWER OF ART, BOB THOMPSON, SASSAFRAS JUNCTION CONCERT AS CATALYST, GOVERNORíS ARTS AWARDS LEGISLATIVE LEADERSHIP AWARDS, THE WEST VIRGINIA MOON
Spring 2011 (Adobe Acrobat, 2M download)
CONTEMPORARY AMERICAN THEATER FESTIVAL, RON HINKLE GLASS, WRITERS RETREAT, REMEMBERING BYRD, CHALLENGE AMERICA: FESTIVALL, FACEBOOK AND ARTISTS, SEVEN QUESTIONS WITH VASILIA SCOURAS, ADA NOTES, POETRY OUT LOUD
Fall 2010 (Adobe Acrobat, 2M download)
CONTEMPORARY AMERICAN THEATER FESTIVAL, RON HINKLE GLASS, WRITERS RETREAT, REMEMBERING BYRD, CHALLENGE AMERICA: FESTIVALL, FACEBOOK AND ARTISTS, SEVEN QUESTIONS WITH VASILIA SCOURAS, ADA NOTES, POETRY OUT LOUD
Fall 2008 (Adobe Acrobat, 2M download)
Poetry Out Loud, dancer Daniel Nagrin, Governor's Arts Awards, glassmaker Fred Wilkerson, Jr., Squonk Opera, My Life as an Artist
Fall/Winter 2007 (Adobe Acrobat 1MB download)
Jake Krack, Jesse Reed, ROMPP exhibition, artist retreats, grant news and tips, WV Juried Exhibition
Summer 2007 (Adobe Acrobat 2MB download)
Beth McVey, Water Gap Retreat, Delectable Mountain Quilts Guild, West Virginia Blues Society, 9th Very Special Arts Festival, Arts Alive, 2007 Fellowships
Spring 2007 (Adobe Acrobat 3MB download)
Dollmaker Joanne Gelin, tribute to June Kilgore, communities LinkUP!, Fellowship winners Matthew LaRose and Caryl Toth, West Virginia Dance Company
Winter 2006 (Adobe Acrobat 2MB download)
Three men and a navy, Barbara Nissman, PATHs artist showcase, meet the Commission members, Elaine Wine, Volkmar Wentzel, Tom Donlon, Bob Gates
Fall 2006 (Adobe Acrobat 1.75MB download)
Pete Ballard profile, poet Crystal Good, WV Youth Symphony European tour, Martinsburg audio studio, interviews with Stanley Sporny and Kevin Oderman
Summer 2006 (Adobe Acrobat PDF 1.9MB download)
Distinguished Arts award for David Wohl, interviews with Susan Petryszak and Pete Ambrose, legacy of Dr. Ellie Mannette
Spring 2006 (Adobe Acrobat PDF 1.9MB download)
Improvising Comedy, MountainMade Studios, Earl Dotter interview, NewSong Festival, Arts in Education Summit
Winter 2005 (Adobe Acrobat PDF 995K download)
Marc and Cheryl Harshman, Stae of the Arts survey results, saving money as a self-employed artist, Certified Arts Communities, Gallery 11, accessibility retreat, Artist Showcase at PATHS
Fall 2005 (Adobe Acrobat PDF, 880K download)
The musical Kessingers, literary landscape of West Virginia, Roberta Morgan, an artist on active duty, "Born into Brothels" documentary
Summer 2005 (Adobe Acrobat PDF, 744K download)
Pam Parziale, Governor's Arts Awards, a chat with Morgan Spurlock, service animals, Cal Price documentary
Spring 2005 (Adobe Acrobat PDF, 600K download)
Kanawha Players and ARC, AIE in Action, SCAMPERS, Greenbrier Valley Theatre, Claudia O'Keefe
Winter 2004 (Adobe Acrobat PDF, 750K download):
Dance at West Virginia Weslyan, Lost River Artist Cooperative, PennPAT, Leadership Exchange in Arts and Disability conference
Summer 2003:
Denise Giardina interview, becoming accessible, printmakers and potters, Barbara Marsh Wilson, Mark Wolfe, fiber artists
Spring 2003:
Textile artist Michael Davis, reading quilts, potter Jane Omlor, No Child Left Behind, First Day, MAAF update
Winter 2002-03:
Mullens mural painter,Meredith Sue Willis, following the dream, new arts curriculum, getting into print
Fall 2002:
WV native wins Tony, Arts Action! resource kit, haiku, Eileen Kramer, Sara Pritchard
Summer 2002:
quality arts education, radio series on writers, The Griffin and the Minor Canon, mentoring
Spring 2002:
accessibility, a writer's journey, fellowship winners, student filmmaker
Winter 2002:
accessibility, WV Filmmakers Festival, grantwriting, storytelling
Fall 2001:
accessibility, Hazel Dickens, Bill Ivey, writing children's books, making a student film