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Abby Chapple, Mountain States Fiber Artists
"Words In Wool" Hooked Fiberart
Graphic design company including: illustrations, websites, annuals, brochures, catalogues, book covers, letterheads, etc. Also, promotional work for West Virginia.
pipestem wv mercer county
Raleigh, Fayette Co. area
Writer, songs from country to pop to you-name-it, short stories, poems. Always interested in working with other artists. Would like to find musician in the area to work with on a country-blues/ragtime recording.
Promotion and preservation of Applachian and West Virginian cultural heritage through tradtional arts. Week-long workshops at Snowshoe Mountain Resort offer instruction in all levels of old-time and traditional bluegrass music, poetry, and dance.
Writer and graphic designer. Poetry, short fiction, songs, essays and travel, including copy for West Virginia's official travel guide. Workshops and performances for adults and children. www.motherwitdesign.com
Appalachian Heritage Festival
Linda Tate, Associate Professor of English, Shepherd College
Email: email@example.com www.arteggs.com
Carved and painted eggs, engraved glass panels, windows, mirrors and utilitarian items .Glass painting, pencil drawings,and portrait painting. I carve and engrave a lot of Celtic designs and knotwork and otherwise am inspired by nature.
Protects On-Line Art. This technology prevents website visitors from printing, copying or saving to disk the prints, paintings, photos or other images presented on your website. The author, Agust Gudmundsson also provides website design and consulting services. http://www.ArtSafeKeeper.com (304) 645-4998.
The Arts Centre
The Arts Centre presents art classes, workshops, art exhibits and performances. We also host meetings of artists interested in various media, like filmmaking and fiber arts. Classes include oil painting, drawing, photography, and collage. Go to www.theartcentre.org for the most up-to-date information, and register online to receive e-newsletters.
Arts Monongahela, Inc.
Supporting, promoting and encouraging access to and enjoyment of the arts in the greater Morgantown area; and nurturing an alliance between the arts community and the business and industry community.
Friends Wilderness Center
Poetry workshops, nature photography, talks on the arts, gatherings of artists, book discussions, retreats for artists.
Lee W. Badger is an artist blacksmith, furniture maker, sculptor and designer craftsman accepting commissions from design professionals, galleries, collectors and homeowners. The Anvil Works studio, forge and art metal workshop is open by chance or appointment: Call 304-754-3282 or visit http://anvilworks.net.
Author. "A Tour in Morocco", published by Booklocker.com, September 2001. This is the story of a West Virginia airman who encounters many adventures as an Airman during his Air Force tour in exotic Morocco. Work in progress: "Shafted", a thriller set in the Lewisburg, Rainelle, Beckley areas. Probable release date: fall of 2002. I am available on a limited basis to speak to groups about the writing and POD (publish-on-demand) processes. Please contact my business manager: firstname.lastname@example.org Website: http://www.leebakerbooks.com
Classical Black and White Silver Chloride and Platinum/Palladium Contact Prints
Web Site: stevebalcourtphoto.com
Lee Anne Barnes
Cloth doll designer; folk & art dolls
I am a fine and graphic artist who specializes in fantasy/realism.I paint mostly in acrylics and airbrush.
Fine art: oil and pastel painting; photography; gemstone jewelry
Bev Beatty, Free Flow Artworks
Wood carving, stained glass. Specializing in miniatures, tesselated reliefs, bark and branch carving, jewelry, suncatchers and window panels. Teach carving, stained glass and other art-related workshops, elderhostels, etc.
Laura Treacy Bentley
Deanna Guffey Bland
Paintings, collage on Canvas, Paper; papier mache bowls, jewlery, subjects; myth, symbols, iconic images.
I am a professional children's entertainer, balloon twister and magician. I have also authored 3 books for children. website
Blue Maggie, a traditional bluegrass band performs in various venues. Songs performed are pre and post 1946. Cheryl Patrick on vocals and mandolin, Richard Patrick on upright bass and vocals with accompanying musicians.
Sumbrier County - almost on the line between Summers and Greenbrier
Metal Sculpture from old farm machinery ,tools, and springs. The sculptures are as small as desktop work to large flying machines, that you can sit in and travel to distant worlds . They are kinetic in nature and work with the elements.
Online Site: www.i-am-the-muse.com
Location: Hardy County, WV
An author and poet whose work evokes thought and emotion. A Diva's Hammer is a celebration of Celtic, Renaissance and Christian/Spiritual Works.
Novels, poetry, plays: author of Socrates Said, a play (Grimpenmire Press: 1996); Desire's Orchestra, a poetry chapbook (Three-Legged Dog Press: 1998); and several unpublished novels and plays. Work has appeared more than 250 times in publications across the U.S., in Canada, and in England.
I am interested in painting my life and environment. I do WV road home theme and the Greenbrier gardens and rooms. I do commissioned work. I like to create chaos and problems that I must work out as I paint. It breaks me away from my routine vision and leads to discover.
Cyndi Bolt Designs
Rainbow dyeing specialist. Cocoons, shawls, jackets, tops, vests; knitting yarns. Ethnic inspired garments fashioned from hand dyed handwoven fabrics.
Jo Ann Bowen
Pottery and sculpture; metal, wood, stone.
Photographer, color and b&w, varied subjects with recurring themes. Writer, non-fiction, memoir, occasional haiku, member WV Writers, Inc.
Poetry writing, journaling, essay writing, Vietnam studies and poetry
Drawings by Ralph
Pencil artist specializing in rich, detailed photo realistic works. Mostly interested in old, weathered or worn subject matter. Also portrait commissions and illustrations for fishing/outdoor magazines or books.
Writer of fictional novels. Currently working on a romance trilogy. I also write poetry. One of my poems entitled "Heroes" is being published this fall by the International Library of Poetry, in the poetry anthology, The Falling Rain.
I make oil and acrylic paintings (portraits a specialy), mixed media sculptures and block prints with a strong environmental or love of nature message. I have recently taken up web design and am working to promote the arts in beautiful historic Bramwell.
Singer and song writer for about 19 years Mostly gospel. I sing in local area's. I started Communities that Care Club in June 2003 It is an outreach program.Everone is welcome to attend.
Linda E. Case
I paint with acrylics--mostly florals and landscapes, but I also paint people I do stained glass mosaics--flower pots, ashtrays, keepsake boxes, landscapes
Nature & Landscape Photography. I produce prints, greeting cards, postcards. www.vistawv.com
Kristen A. Costello-Biel
Hancock Co./ Cabell Co
Email: Kcostellolmt@hotmail.com- find me on facebook!
Nature & Art is life! Each day is ours to discover new ways to see this world, and to discover new ways to express our individuality...thanks to all of the creative people of West Virginia for inspiring me! I look forward to meeting and working with you in times to come! GOD BLESS!!!
Ballet troupe, including American Academy Ballet, the Charleston Ballet's Official School.
Horroink Tattoo Studio
Phone: 1-304-591-7289 (Shop Number)
Nature & I practice all types, Including...Drawing, Sculpting, Painting, Airbrushing, Multimedia, Animation and with the help of friends I even made a movie. My love for art has also spilled over to Tattooing. I have been a tattoo artist now for over 12 years. I have my own unique style and love everything from the old school to the new art styles. Art is definitely my passion.
Watercolor, Fibers and Crafts, also manage a Gallery in Princeton.
Portraiture, Landscape and Nature Photography
ThistleDew Farm Inc.
"Fine Gifts from the HoneyBee & WV" including gourmet honey products, skin & lip creams, beeswax candles and ornaments, honey bees and pollination.
Cork's Photo Art
Scenic photography of West Virginia with some of the coast of Maine and down to Virginia Beach. My favorite Photo Art is Butterflies, Flowers, and other nature items.
Echo Valley Pottery
Potter and clay artist
Oil painting, Colored Pencil and Pastel
I enjoy all types of water media.
Work primarily in cartoons but dabble somewhat in oil and watercolor painting.
Eadhmonn Ua Cuinn
Stonecarving/Sculpture, An instructor in the Augusta Heritage Center since 1990, Mostly Alabaster and Soapstone from novice to professional levels, ages teens to nineties, Loaner tools supplied.
F. Keith Davis
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Author: The Secret Life and Brutal Death of Mamie Thurman; member owner of Woodland Press LLC, a new book publishing company which focuses on authors and artisans from Appalachia.
Kris C. Davis
Professional Lighting and Scenic Designer for Theatre, Dance, Opera, Concerts, Events. I also do Graphic Arts, Paintings, Prosthetic, Scenic Art, Watercolors, Pastel, Photography. http://www.davis-kc.com
Mark Davis, Manager of Over the Summit Gallery
Gallery representing WV artists. Looking to include all media. Space provided for classes. Space provided for visiting artists. Interested in receiving submissions and proposals.
I paint, draw, a little of pen and ink and I make jewelry. My specialty is pencil drawing.
I do poetry readings and conduct creative writing workshops(poetry, fiction, non-fiction) for writers of all ages. I have published three books and my work has appeared widely in the US, Canada and Great Britain.
Website Design, Graphic Arts and Paintings
Larry W. Dent
Special arts area of interest - sewing - period costumes - hats - wooden flutes - banners with social justice themes.
Glass artist now working as Artisan Services Director for Tamarack
WV Highland Dancers
Performance and competition Highland dance group. Instructor is certified by the British Association of Teachers of Dance.
The Dixonary (http://www.dixonary.com)
A full-time freelance writer making my living writing advertising, commercials, brochures, articles, websites, etc. True love: poetry. Also currently working on some short fiction.
Drawing, oil painting, pottery.
Hillsboro Woodworks & Hillsboro General Store Maker of Shaker-style furniture and 100+ year-old country store http://www.generalstoreandwoodworks.com
Doris *Kate* Dooley,
I write poetry, short stories and novels. My novel HEARS THE WIND won first place in West Virginia Writers competition in 1995 in the young adults novel category. It was then accepted for publication and should be in print by late summer, 2002.
Fiction and non-fiction writer. In my other life I am an internet and computer consultant, and website design, PR, marketing and promotion specialist for artists, writers, musicians, inventors and healing arts practitioners.
Architect, Photographer, Image Manager, Computer Whiz +Instructor
My media is oil bars and oil pastels done (mostly) done on 300 HP paper, plus some on canvas. Subject matter is "off-kilter " (not quite abstract) tablescapes, then some definitely abstract horses in larger paper format.
I make sculpture from recycled metal. My subjects are mostly natural in theme such as birds, flowers, insects, and human form. I also make rails, fence, and gates.
Ervin Publishing Company/www.ervinpublishing.com
Produces books, literature, poetry, spoken word, customized poems and speeches search words: literature, books, poetry, spoken word, writing services
Singer-songwriter who records and produces original folk-rock-blues songs as a one-man band known as The Fretbuzz Band.
Robyn Eversole, Ph.D.
Writer. Author of children's books: The Magic House (1992), The Flute Player/La Flautista (bilingual Spanish/English) (1995), Flood Fish (1995), The Gift Stone (1998) and Red Berry Wool (fall 1999). Also: poet, anthropologist (specialising in economic development). From Clarksburg, lives everywhere, occasionally available for workshops and presentations.
Express Framing & Stained Glass
Stained Glass - Suncatchers, Windows, Mirrors, Ornaments, Farm Windows and custom designs. Our studio is a family owned and operated business. A lot of love goes into each piece of art we create. We are expanding our business and want to fill any custom orders you have. My art is listed in my Ebay Store. The Store name is Appalachian Glass and Gifts Studio. I am also a custom picture framer with over six years experience. www.AppalachianArtsGallery.com
I am a 16 year old aspiring singer and songwriter. I mostly write lyrics, but I am able to actually write music. I have also written many poems and a few short stories.
Mayssan Shora Farra
Works in clay from sculpture to functional including baskets, fountains, figurines, serving pieces, candle holders claybeings
Susan L. Feller,
fiber artist focusing on rugmaking techniques. interested in exhibit opportunities and networking with fellow fiber artists. Surface design to practical rugs.
Stephanie R. Ferrell
Steph F Enterprises, LLC
Public relations; marketing; photography; crafts and consignment; poetry; broadcast- and photo-journalist U.S. Army Reserve; award winning poet, model, photographer and speaker; anticipating first book, an anthology, to be published within the next 24 months. http://stephfenterprises.com/. Samples of my photography work can be found under my name on Facebook.
Jeff Fetty, Leaning Oak Forge
At Leaning Oak Forge, Jeff Fetty creates high-end custom metalwork for the residential and commercial markets including furniture, sculpture and architectural elements. A line of furniture and accessories is also available for the wholesale and gallery trade.
Patrick Fetty - Patrick Fetty Designs
Patrick is a metal sculptor that excels working in several different media. He is presently expressing himself with steel, leaning toward abstract shapes, bending, forging, cutting and welding. Being a former rodeo clown there is quite often a sense of humor in his work
Fire and Magic Pottery
Jo St. Myers
Maker of functional pots, stoneware and kitchenware. My ware is available at Tamarack, MountainMade.com, Appalachian Gallery in Morgantown, Lambert's Winery in Weston, Wheeling Artisan Center, Greenbriar Resort, Stonewall Jackson Resort and the MorningStar FolkArts, in Hillsboro.
Oil on canvas scenes of Parkersburg and other West Virginia views
I write poetry and am currently working on a historical romance novel and a mythic type novel. Plenty of other ideas on the way too.
I draw in pencil, charcoal, and do Oil Painting. I first draw a section of a dream that stands out to me and duplicate it in pencil or charcoal then enlarge it in oil on canvas.
Anne H. Foreman
Pen & ink and pencil drawings, watercolor and oil paintings including portraits, book illustrations, flowers for note cards and sketches of homes and pets
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Member owner of Woodland Press LLC, a new book publishing company which focuses on authors and artisans from Appalachia. Acquisitions manager. \
MultiCultural Stories Network
I am a storyteller and author. I travel extensively offering storytelling programs of world folktales and myths in many venues, especially for K-12 and in colleges. I also offer coaching and workshops in storytelling, drama and creativity for educators, writers and performing artists. Also see www.sacredvoices.com
Darlene Frederick, The Framer's Gallery
Specializing in custom framing of all varieties. Also offers watercolor and oil commissioned work.
J. W. Gainer
Wildlife Painting, acrylic / Muraling
Gallery eleven is a co- op of WV artists that work in different media from, acrylics, oils, and water color to clay/ pottery and fabric.
Filmmaker, Photographer, Theatrical lighting designer. Always interested in exhibition opportunities for my documentary and experimental films, which are in 16mm, as well as my photographic artwork, outside commissions, assignments and projects. 16mm & DV video, 35mm & 4x5 photography. I enjoy photographing artwork.
Charlotte C. Gerlach
Artist: Original oil paintings ( all subjects ). Also acrylics & pen & ink. I do miniatures to large murals. Also available, limited edition prints , custom framed or shrinkwrapped. Retail and wholesale.
Martinsburg, WV. Berkeley County
Artist-People, Places & Things. Oils and Acrylics, Portraits, Pets, Murals and Paintings on Wood, Glass and more.
Mixed Media/ Harsh Electronics
Musician - I perform, teach, and lecture on the history of the banjo. I am interested in expanding the development, popularity, and education of the banjo in WV
Acrylics on canvas framed in rough wood. My paintings are about country living, from chamber pots to cellars to bathing outside in an old tub.
Judith A. Haid
Fine Arts: Watercolor painting, pottery. Nature themes depicting rural life in Applachia.
Steward La Paix Herb Farm
Hampshire County Arts Council
Non-profit org. promoting enjoyment of and involvement in all art forms: exhibits, concerts, workshops, art in the schools, readings, book signings, and more. We're interested in coordinating bookings with nearby organizations and in hearing from performers and artists planning to be in or near our area, for possible bookings.
Hard Thymes Ranch
spinning, weaving, felting, knitting with our own fine white Cormo wool grown here on the farm. www.cormobreeder.com
Beth Haney, Rivers Edge Studio
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Photographer that does digital collage work. Using all my own photographs as sources, I create digital collages in Photoshop. They are printed archivally on fine artist's paper. Historical artifacts are combined with contemporary imagery. Art with an edge.
Sculptor of Wood, Stone,Metal and found objects.
Lynn R. Hartz, Ph.D.
I am a writer of non-fiction, particularly prison topics, as well as non-fiction,poetry and songs. The novel, And Time Stood Still, is the story of the midwife who delivered the Christ Child. Club Fed Living in a Women's Prison, is a personal experience story. I am included in seven inspirational anthologies, also. I am available as a speaker and presenter of programs of various topics, especially prison issues.
Frederick D. Hays, M.A.
Fine Arts: Oil Painting, Photography Award-winning Professional Artist; West Virginia Native Themes include Conservation, Nature, Appalachia, Contemporary Life & Perspectives
Morgantown Writers Group, open to established and new writers, meets at Morgantown Public Library. MWG has published the contemporary short story anthology titled *Mist on the Mon*
Heart of the Hills
Choose from a line of country and inspiritional individually designed framed poetry or keepsake bookmarks .
Heartwood in the Hills
Artistic Director Jude Binder
Heartwood in the Hills is a non-profit
school for the arts offering two twelve week programs in the Spring and
Fall. Classes in dance, theatre, music, art, maskmaking.
Peggie B. Hensley
E mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
media: Pastel portraits, oil paintings, ceramic sculpture, graphic design
Denise "Denny" Hight
Denny's Stained Glass Studio
Custom leaded panels, wood and leaded glass dividing screens and architectural pieces, cutom doors incorporating stained glass, light fixtures with bronze and slumped glass, stained glass window restoration.
The HiLLBiLLy ArTisT
Folk Artist- paint funky colorful paintings and wood sculptures in acrylics on found scrap wood. www.hillbillyartist.com
Rising Moon Studio
One of a kind contempory folk art wall hangings with original celtic, folk art, or WV themes. Commissions accepted. Fiber pieces done in wool, cottons. and/or blends. Various techniques -pieced, appliqued, hand or machine quilted, surface embellishments.
Kathleen Hollett/Creative Edge
I am a professional artist who paints primarily with oils. I’ve developed my oil painting technique using painters’ knives. I also enjoy working with pastels and find it to be nice distraction from my main love of oil painting. I’m mainly interested in landscapes, nature, wildlife and still life.
Sculptor, Found Object and Installation. Always looking for more ways to get people to see my work.
Faith S. Holsaert, A Writer's Work
Fiction writer, interested in mentoring creative writing students of all ages; tutoring in English composition; freelance editorial work
Susanna Holstein ("Granny Sue")
Granny Sue tells and writes stories from the mountains of West Virginia and beyond. While the focus of her work is Appalachian stories and lore, her repertoire includes world folktales, original material and personal stories. Performances may include ballad singing, puppetry and participation.
I work in stained glass mosaic.
A kid, with a modicum of talent for writing and a love of (but not even an iota of talent for) playing piano. Nominally published in ~Bound~, ~Black Bear Review~, and the like.
Graphic and Fine Artist. Specializing in digital photo restoration and enhancements
Traditional music (old-time, bluegrass, folk) and watercolor
Kelley Martin Ingalls
Creative nonfiction and poetry
Kathy Ison of Applesauce Associates
Children's author: poetry, picture books, plays, music, and educational activities. Poetry in Teepees are Folded, Story Friends, and Spider Magazine. Newest works: Cat Can't Drive - a picture book/cassette, Poems for Children and Other Small Creatures, Appalachian ABC's. Conducts creative writing and cross-curricular workshops.
Nan Malone Issenberg
Writer, interested in environment, social justice, and current events
Painter. I work in oil, watercolor and pastel. My newest works are Boone County landscapes and her people. My artistic versatility has been evidenced in recent years in paintings filled with images drawn from dreams, supernatural and mythic worlds, Native American culture, and the artistically commonbut endlessly fascinatingrealm of birds, beasts, and flowers.
Jamit ! Baskets
We specialize in one of a kind, and production work baskets. All dyes are done by us, our weaving consists of reed, ash,walnut and honeysuckle, we make over 100 designs.
Handthrown stoneware pottery with a maple leaf design
prints by AJ
I do reprints of historical documents, Miniature Books, and Misc. Broadsides.
I do poetry readings and conduct poetry/playwright workshops for middle school students. I also portray a historical character (Carter G. Woodson, the father of Black History) for the WV Humanities Council. I am president of the African American Arts Academy for 13-18 year old people interested in the performing and visual arts and I am director of the African American Heritage Family Tree Museum located in Fayette County, Ansted, West Virginia.
Poetry, Performance Poetry, Creative Writing Workshops, Readings, School Presentations
Sculptor, soldering, brazing, welding - steel, copper
Commercial and Location Photography, Website Design
Pottery, specializing in contemporary face jugs
Storyteller and writer. I do original tales, Jack tales, and folktales. I also do writing workshops and demonstrate traditional Appalachian toys. My original work has been published in national magazines such as Country, Storytelling Magazine, and Appalachian Life Magazine.
Margaret H. Knorr, Writing for Life
I am a writer devoted to teaching, mentoring and coaching others in the practice of journaling and in writing stories from their lives. I enjoy conducting workshops with groups and one-on-one instruction.
Debra Jean Kurth
I am a published poetess, member of The West Virginia Poetry Society and put together a weekly column for the local papers called"Debbie's Poetry Corner." The newspaper column is to acknowledge some of our local talent. We publish several pieces of poetry a week, it is a great way to get published and get a bit of recognition for your work. Anyone who is a West Virginia poet can submit. Presently am working on trying to get a artists retreat up and going.
League of Independent Artists
Marion Co. WV
Our group is interested in art shows and classes. Anything pertaining to the art world. Would appreciate information from your organization.
Linda S. Landis
Visual artist-painting-on a variety of mediums: canvas, turkey tail feathers, saws and wood Work is on display at Tamarack in Beckley, the Glass-House Studio, The Bottling works and Mountain Top all in Romney and Blackwater Falls Lodge in Davis, WV.
The Linn Pottery Studio and Gallery
Functional stoneware (kitchenware) and porcelain created by potter, Paul Latos. Pottery is available at Tamarack, Appalachian Gallery in Morgantown, Wheeling Civic Garden Center (Oglebay Park), the Wheeling Artisan Center, and the Linn Pottery Studio and Gallery,Wheeling, WV. Each item is an original work of art as each is handcrafted using traditional wheel throwing and hand building methods.
Gretchen Moran Laskas
I am the author of the novel, THE MIDWIFE'S TALE (The Dial Press, April 2003), set in Barbour County, in the earlier part of the 20th century. My website is www.gretchenlaskas.com
Pastel artist (specializing in buildings and street scenes featuring historic architecture) and commercial photographer (specialist in corporate-image photography)
Creating oils in the Flemish Realism technique. Working studio/gallery in Frankford,WV. Offering original oils and fine art prints---taking commissions for professional portraits, pet portraits
I am a storyteller and writer: five-time champion of the WV Liars Contest, one time champ of the Augusta Heritage Festival Liars Contest. I tell original tall tales and traditional stories. My book, The Monster Stick and Other Tales, was recently published by August House9.
Wildlife illustrations created digitally or in gouache / watercolors.
George M. Lies
Short story writers published in anthologies. Teaches various short story, creative writing workshops, with incentive of "hands-on" activities and/or manuscript "critique" services.
Terry Lively, The Lively Arts
Produces watercolors and pastels focusing on West Virginia scenes, also accepts consignment work
Theatrical Designs and Technology
Lighting and sound for concert and theatrical events
Lost River Artisans Cooperative
An organization of more than 90 artisans and supporters who display and sell juried work in an historic bank barn in Lost River. We welcome new consignors who produce quality handcrafted items or art.
Jennifer Mallory McBee
Painter of landscapes from imagination and memory; taking the viewer far off into the distance to a land never seen. Also, Creator of MiniMasterpieces- 1"x1" paintings that you can wear. Having a July 19th, 2002 exhibit opening at the Ice House in Berkeley Springs.
Poet, Tutor, Freelance Writer and Vocalist. Can tutor in English composition and mentor creative writing students. Interested in freelance writing for various publications (have previously written for Marshall magazine and The Huntington Quarterly, among others). Experienced singer - Available for weddings, baptisms, funerals, sports events, etc. (if accompanist provided).
I make scaled dollhouse miniatures, dinnerware and planters in ceramic, buildings and furniture in wood, and flowers with paper.
Old World Santas & Christmas Collectables. The unique designs are the result of Patricia McCarty's interpretation of Christmas legends and customs from around the world. Each doll is individually designed with a hand-sculpted face. Signed, dated and comes with a Certificate of Authenticity and folklore.
David W. McDaniel
Author, primarily poetry, short stories and children's books. Most recent work; "The Selfish Lizard" children's book.
McDowell Board of Parks & Recreation
Description: We are the parks & rec. org. for McDowell County, located in Southern West Virginia. We are a non-profit organization, not supported by local government. We offer special events such as the County Fair, each July, and are always in need of artists to perform.
"Barrelhouse Bonni" McKeown
Email: email@example.com; phone 304-874-3887
Blues piano and vocals: have piano will travel, to festivals, parties, conferences, coffeehouses, clubs. Also: blues workshops for youth, adults and seniors on blues history and music.
Madrigal Singers of Clarksburg, Don Gardner director
We are a traditional Elizabethan Madrigal ensemble of 14 singers, dedicated to performing music of the Renaissance. We present two concerts per year in period cosume -- a Christmas performance and a Spring/Summer performance
Prose writer of short stories, novel, plays, and screenplays.
Many Artists Serving Children (MASC)
MASC is a nonprofit organization of artists that provides free art classes to disadvantaged children and youth. Members must work with MASC to set up programming in their communities and they get paid to teach classes.
writer, artist, publisher, songs, public performer
Robert J Mazzaferro
painting and mixed media
I have taught "Oil" medium. I also paint theater drops for backgrounds of plays and recitals, this media is 30 X 100 ft. paintings in acrylic.
Mid Ohio Valley Ballet Company
WV First and Only touring Dance Company. Concerts,Story Ballets, Lecture Demonstrations and the highly acclaimed "School Days Performing Arts Series" for public school children. Booking available all Season.
Pencil artist? I draw odd items, art noir perhaps. Mainly along the lines of comic book style art with some serious works. I also hobby as a freelance director/ filmaker.
Writer of poetry, essays, newspaper articles, songs, educational writing, children's stories, and projects that promote the state and its people and culture. Editor of most kinds of writing. Help produce broadcast programs. Help in public affairs and public relations.
Dian Moore - Hands for Hope
The media you practice, or your organization's interest, in your own words. I am a writer, web designer and photographer; I write for Christian magazines and also write fiction. I am a nature and animal photographer and specialize in outdoor portraiture and landscapes. Currently, I write three monthly columns online; edit a magazine and design websites for other writers.
Mark Tobin Moore
Poetic and ironic expressions of our life and times done with collage, assemblage and acrylic paint on wood and canvas.
Phyllis Wilson Moore
Various programs to promote the multicultural literary history of WV. Target audience: students, educators, librarians, bookstores' staff, writers, tourist, elderhostels. Programs include displays of selected books, overview of WV's major literary award winners and photographs of many authors.
I sing lead or back-up vocals, play back-up guitar and write songs of traditional bluegrass and gospel music. Seeking other musicians to form a bluegrass band or join an existing band. I am willing to travel for shows and have a demo CD available.
Dale Morton Studio Mascot Costumes
DMS creates custom-designed, custom-sculpted mascot character costumes for sale and rental. Located at 2732 Second St., Hurricane, WV. 1-877-4COSTUME
Master Photographer, Certified Professional Photographer, specializing in landscapes and nature. Work at Tamarack, Art Company of Davis etc. www.moulphotography.com
Mountain Echoes, Storytellers
Jo Ann Dadisman and June Riffle
Email: firstname.lastname@example.org or email@example.com
We are native WV storytellers who share the oral traditions of the mountains and the Appalachian region. We offer performances to all groups and ages and provide workshops involving storytelling on subjects tailored to specific needs (i.e.: Importance of storytelling with pre-schoolers; telling scary stories; sharing family stories, etc.). Trained as educators, we also inject mountain folklore into our tellling.
Mountain State Fiber Artists
Mountain State Fiber Artists, statewide, begun in Hampshire County. An umbrella organization for all fiber artist medium in the state. Monthly groups around state, Spring and Fall meetings. www.mountainstatefiberartists.org Looking for other fiber artists for exhibits, conferences.
Kanawha, Putnam and Roane Counties
Mountain Thyme is a band of four women whose songs and tunes reflect the influence of our state's Irish, Scottish, and English heritage.Their music - multi-layered harmonies, unaccompanied songs, traditional jigs, reels, hornpipes,and original compositions - has been described as "Appalachian Celtic". Performances include schools, museums, festivals, concerts, and special events.
Mountain Vision - Marilla, Inc
Tax exempt non-profit - Organized to promote and facilitate artists and cultural awareness. PO Box 890 Morgantown, WV 26505 - Phone 296-3008 Fax 302-291-3097 Special areas of interest: jewelery making, sewing, painting sculpture, dance and music.
Creative Non-fiction Writing
Documentary filmmaker and actress
Elizabeth Neumann. vice president Artworks Around Town, an art gallery in downtown
Acrylic painting and computer generated art
John D. Nugent, Chained God Productions
Co-residence in Boone and Cabell Counties
Email: firstname.lastname@example.org (personal), email@example.com (production company)
Composer, Playwright, Screenwright, Actor
I have a glass bead studio in Hurricane WV, The Glass Amulet. The studio is open Tue-Sat, 10-4. Demonstrations daily. In the studio I create glass beads & sculpted leaves that are used in my own unique designs.
Leslie G. Nutting Fine Art
I am a West Virginia painter specializing in figures, portraits and landscapes.
Please see my website http://leslienuttingfineart.com/ for more information.
The Old Brick Playhouse
The Old Brick Playhouse is a professional touring theatre headquartered in the heart of the Allegheny highlands, and we do locally based educational theatre programs for children and youth. www.theoldbrick.org
Mixed media (primarily black & white) drawings using photos as reference. Please check out my website. http://www.steveopet.com/
Printmaker utilizing many combinations of techniques to create both abstract and realistic images.
Country music singer/songwriter from Putnam Country and is in the process of recording her debut record. Look for it to be released early next year. She could possibly be West Virginia's next Kathy Mattea.
bluegrass singer-songwriter, musician, fiction writer and editor
Paintings, block prints, mixed media, dreamcatchers, jewelry; computer typesetting and manuscript design; illustrations and maps.
Performing Arts Series at Shepherd College
Rachael Meads, Director
Presenting diverse series of high quality music, theater, dance, literary performances for the Eastern Panhandle including the annual Appalachian Heritage Festival. Special emphasis placed on building new audiences and sharing meaningful experiences for community members through outreach activities and residencies.
Classical Guitar for concerts, weddings, parties, corporate events and other live music.
Sculpter, lost-wax casting artisan, and decorative painter. Currently seeking a sculpture degree at Shepherd U. I create tabletop and outdoor sculpture. I will take commissions for sculpture, castings of other work/objects, and decorative interior painting (faux techniques, murals, stencils)
Allegro Dance Company
Harrison & Ohio Counties WV
Dance Educator, Choreographer and Performer with a BA degree in Dance from Slippery Rock University and certified in Stott Pilates. Has performed throughout the US and Italy. Available for workshops, lectures and special events throughout the state.
A Poet's Treasury in West Virginia
Published author The Blue Ridge Mountain Poet includes personalized poetry, books written of the Blue Ridge Mountains, short stories and events for artists in the Eastern Panhandle of WV. website: http://www.authorsden.com/monaradams
Amy Charette Post
Email: Amy C Post@aol.com
Watercolor and Photography
L. Andrew Price III
Painting, Photography, and Illustration/Graphic Arts
Cindy Timms Pulice
Musical theatre performer/director/choreographer. Member of Actor's Equity Association since 1989. Appeared in the international companies of "Cats", "42nd Street", and "West Side Story". Available for workshops and lectures.
Graphic Design, Marketing, Corporate identity Over 15 years experience in graphic design and advertising. Member AIGA.
Interests: folk arts, rughooking, quilting, embroidery and spangle needlework, sounding sculptures, environmental sculptures, public art, pique assiette (shardware), religious art, photography, and more
Poet and Actor
Heidi M. Richardson
Media: Printmaking, Painting, Drawing, Poetry, and various combinations thereof.
The RiffRaff Arts Collective
We are a collective of visual and performing artists who share a space in downtown Princeton. We have a fine art gallery, artist studios and a live performance/classroom space. Our mediums are photography, painting, drawing, graphic design, music, recording arts and more. www.theriffraff.net
Oil and Watercolor Painting. I am also involved in Set Painting and Mural Painting.
Jill Klein Rone
New World Theater Company
Email: firstname.lastname@example.org or email@example.com
The New World Theater Company has been providing quality theatrical experiences in West Virginia, regionally, nationally and internationally for almost 30 years. New World presents a variety of performances including music and mirth, environmental awareness and residency programs for schools, and interactive murder mysteries.
Jane Marie Rosenbohm
A professional concert classical guitarist presenting virtuoso guitar music for concerts, Arts-in-Education Programs, and receptions. A very versatile performer that plays music from classical to contemporary that will please all audiences. Jane has performed and taught guitar for over 40 years and has taught guitar at WVU-Parkersburg for over 25 years. Website at www.janeguitar.com
Bonnett Run Basketry
Eight-string classical guitar player available for performance, currently giving recitals with repertoire ranging from 1530 to the present. Also available for weddings, banquets, private functions. Lessons available from beginner to advanced in classical, rock, pop, jazz, etc.
Women hooking strips of wool fabric or yarn through burlap, cotton or linen meet every Saturday in Morgantown. All are invited to observe, learn and hook.
I like to make wax and clay figure sculptures, make molds for casting the pieces also. I use plaster, clay, natural latex rubber metal and cement. Eventhough I like sculpting best, I also like drawing, computer graphics, photography and photo editing.
Joe Santoro: Wonderment Puppet Theater
Puppetry arts. Wonderment Puppet Theater is the only full time puppet children theater in WV. We have 2 shows every Sat and Sun, 12 noon and 2pm. We also have a hands on exibit hall for children, with all types of puppets, a resource puppetry library, and a gift shop. We have summer workshops for Pre - high school, in puppet making and performing puppets.www.geocities.com/WondermentPuppets
Robert L. Saunders
Author of novels: Tommytown, The Boys From Tommytown - Mother's Dramas set in Washington County, MD during the 1950's; Quarter of a Second - Baltimore mystery of corporate murder and deceit; All novels are based on real people and true events. www.tommytownnovel.com
Stephen A. Schrum
University of Charleston Dept. of Speech & Drama
400 Mylan Park Lane
Morgantown, WV 26501
Phone #(304) 983-STEP (7837)
Fax # (304) 983-8037
Roxanne Shields, US Country Wildflowers
Watercolor, acrylic paintings of wildflower arrangements, fields, American country genre such as cowboy boots, ponies, farms. www.uscountrywildflowers.com
Watercolor, pencil, mixed media, photography. Experience ranges from graphic design to film directing to copy writing/editing. Interested in networking with other artists for the love of the craft and the admiration of good art. Reinvigorated after two decades of hibernation. No longer available for hire or for commercial projects. "I'art pour I'art."
James Shumate, Muralist
Painted Images, Inc.
We're a design studio in Harpers Ferry. Our work includes murals, wall textures, stenciling and other wall treatments for home and office. We've been in business in the Panhandle for over 15 years. www.muralsandyou.com
Member of Allied Artists of West Virginia. Currently living in Pendleton County and affiliated with the Water Street Gallery in Petersburg, WV. Address is PO Box 10, Upper Tract, WV 26866. Phone is 358-3621.
Richard B. Sink, Mountaineer Wood Industries
Mountaineer Wood Industries is a company dedicated to providing quality custom furniture, cabinets, shelves, chairs, tables, bread boards, chests, benches, and whatever the client needs. We bring forth the beauty and practicality of a myriad types of wood; including sustainable Appalachian hardwoods like Cherry, Oak, Black Walnut, and Curly Maple. http://www.mountaineerwoodindustries.com
Writer available for readings and/or workshops, any age group. Fiction, poetry, creative nonfiction, memoirs, "free" writing. Published extensively including over 300 poems and short stories and feature and journal articles, two novels, seven books of nonfiction.
Shelly L. Solberg ~ Vue Fine Art & Design
Two and three-dimensional media and design. I am a graphics technology instructor at Fairmont State University and am passionate about the creation and promotion of fine art and design. Visit www.geocities.com/vuefineart for more details.
Poetry and song writer of all sorts from inspirational to very dark. Always interested in working with others. Visit my poetry at a site called the starlite café. www.thestarlitecafe.com to look me up, you have to type in Lostangel28 under poets.
Michael W. Stiles, Musselman High School Theatre Department
E ducational and community theatre
Sticks and Stones
I make rustic tables from wood and grapevine with stone tops. You can view my work at www.artwanted.com/sharonfaye. I sell at galleries, festivals, and my shop.
Watercolor, pastel, oil, graphite &(sculpture) wood, clay, stone, bronze, plaster
Joseph G Stanley
Photographer specializing in fine-art photography and portraits; poet
Photogrpahy: landscape, portrait, nature, animals/pets
Stowell Galleries & B&B
We at Stowell Galleries work with other Appalachian Artists, Artisans, Architects, Designers, Craftspeople, and Contractors as well as guests from around the world. We specialize in Historic Preservation and Organic Designs.
Gerald D. Swick
Freelance writer: magazine, newspaper, advertising and promotional copy. Teaches Writing for Publication classes and seminars. 1999 West Virginia Press Association award-winner. Over 300 nonfiction articles and several pieces of short fiction published.
A hand drawn portrait of your loved one captures the moment in a unique way. It is a great gift idea for anyone and much more personal than a photograph.
Esther Thayer, Wildlife Saw Blade Artist
Paint any type or any size saw blade--circular blades, hand saw, crosscut saws, etc. Custom work. Specialize in WILDLIFE. Have a large inventory of painted wildlife saw blades. Most saw blades are sealed with a high-gloss finish.
David Lee Thompson
Writer and retired West Virginia teacher, Thompson first introduced his readers to his 1940s and '50s Appalachian boyhood in "A Framework for Happiness," which appeared in a book entitled The Life Writing Class. Now, in River of Memories, he shares the rest of these humorous and heartwarming stories of lean times and abiding love. Visit www.iUniverse.com or call 1-877-823-9235.
Much published fiction writer in the US and abroad. Winner of West Virginia Arts and Humanities Fellowship Award for Literature and current president of West Virginia Writers. Mentoring, critiquing and workshops. 304-372-9889
Painter in Acrylics and mixed media done in my "abstract refracting" technique. Takes personal and business commissions.
Nancy C. Toothman / Mountain Mama Studio
I have been a practicing artist for many years and have primarily exhibited mixed media pieces. I have received awards for work with sculptural gourds, in photography and in 3D and 2D mixed media. Currently I am particularly interested in interacting with other artists and participating in acrylic painting classes and perhaps mixed media workshops. I am fluent in computer graphics.
Mark A. Trail
Heritage Review Children's Programming, an interactive pioneer workshop for children and adults. Our program goal is to teach about life in the 1800's. Main time line, 1845 to 1865. Our program is brought to your school or public event.
Dolores (DEE) Trent
Abstract artist, writer, musician
I teach classes in the fiber arts, such as tatting, knitting, weaving, spinning, crocheting and beading at my studio.
Graphic Designer, Middle School Art Teacher, Oil Painter, Pencil Drawings
Gail Anderson Vincent / Clay Art By Gail
Preston County, WV
Clay Artist specializing in functional and hand-painted pottery and jewelry incorporating sterling silver, leather, hemp and handmade clay beads. Gallery/Showroom in Kingwood, WV 304-329-0017 www.ClayArtByGail.com
Connie Von Bruton
I am an author. Prestently I write romance novels. My books are sold on the Internet and through local book stores.
Mahkah Displays, LLC
Full-service exhibit & theme producer which design and fabricate for museums, zoos, visitor centers, trade shows, events, or any venues requiring creative designing and fabrication
Fiber artist and instructor. Many awards. Concentration in tapestry handweaving, silk painting, coiled baskets/sculpture, and creative stitchery. Will travel to teach seminars.
Tanya C. Warwick, M.D.
Mosaic Doc Studio
Kanawha County, WV
Mosaic Art- Beautiful one of a kind mosaic creations by mosaic artist Tanya Warwick. Artist utilizes stained glass, glazed/unglazed ceramic/porcelain tile, handmade tiles, venetian tesserae, and many other unique media to create beautiful mosaic pieces.
Steve Watts, Assistant Professor of Art, University of Charleston
West Virginia Filmmakers Guild
Bob Gates, president
A loose statewide network of film and video makers, and those interested in filmmaking and video production
West Virginia State Folk Festival and Country Store Museum
Heritage arts, crafts, music and culture of the Appalachian Mountains, especially WV. Annual festival plus a museum, with interest in expanding into workshop presentation and other educational endeavors
West Virginia Wood Arts LLC
We are wood carvers, and laser artists in 3-d laser art and other media. www.westvirginiawoodarts.com
West Virginia Writers, Inc.
Fay Thompson, President
WV Writers is the largest statewide organization serving writers in West Virginia, a sustaining organization that promotes an environment for fostering the written word and literary arts, including an annual writers' conference at Cedar Lakes in June.
Kenneth D Westfall
Pine Hill Pottery
Wheel-thrown functional stoneware pottery fired in a natural gas downdraft kiln. Mostly utilitarian pots, such as casseroles, pie plates, mugs, pitchers, bowls, steamers, colanders, glazed in semi-matte and glossy earthtones and blues.
Wheeling Metro Chapter
Society for the Preservation and Encouragement of Barber Shop Quartet Singing in America.
Keeping alive Barbershop harmony in the USA. Annual show in November.
Stained Glass, many years experience. Graphic Design for print & Book Design. I have a one page website. I am investigating Publishing and am interested in local West Virginia historic tales of personal challenges either real or imagined.
Philann M. White
Stained Glass Artist and Designer, Teacher http://www.geocities.com/wvhighland
Sherrell R. Wigal
Written Poetry & Performance Poetry and Creative Writing Workshops
Stan Wikle Gospel Music Promotions
E -mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
Christian music concert promoter featuring full-time, professional artists. Services available throughout West Virginia. Clients include fairs, festivals, civic organizations, private business and churches. Fifteen years experience. Visit online at www.gospelmusicconcerts.com
Wild GinSang Music
Connie Townsend & Dave Parker
National award winning songwriters (MerleFest 2003, first place; top-ten finalists at Mountain Stage New Song Festival 2003), musicians and teachers. On staff at Augusta Heritage Festival 2002 & 2003. Music is being used in a 4 hour PBS documentary on Appalachia scheduled to air in the spring of 2004. Available for performances or workshops in songwriting, basic guitar and vocal work. www.connietownsend.com
I am a songwriter and a poet.i am also a musician.i play guitar and keyboards.i am also a freelance director/filmaker with colt mills......i have some interest in drawing and painting.
Jennifer M. Williams
Raleigh and Jefferson Counties
Painting Major at Shepherd College (junior) Acrylics, B&W Photography, Printmaking
John Wesley Williams
Designer and craftsman of fine furniture
West Virginia Blues Society
The W.V. Blues Society is a 501(C)3 Non Profit Organization dedicated to promoting and preserving the history and heritage of Blues Music as an American art form through education, activities and events.
Cartoon Fun with J.D.Williamson
W.V. Cartoonist, Illustrator & Singing Storyteller performs all three acts at the same time for School Assemblies & Libraries with his Reading Programs/ Appalachian True and Tall Tales.
Pencil and watercolor mostly
Norma L. Winter
I am a watercolorist who is especially interested in using YUPO as a ground, rather than paper. Although I am new to art, I am working very hard. I would like to hear from anyone who is interested in sharing what they have learned about art. My primary interest is improvement, but I would do commissions, if someone were interested in my work.
Mark Wolfe Design
Graphic Designer, Advertising Strategies, photography and pastels.
Carl & Jody Wright/WSG Gallery
Abstract Stone Sculptor - Carl. Artist/Sculptor accepting interior and exterior abstract sculpture commissions for: business & commercial lobbies, distinctive seating, landscape sculpture, garden sculpture, and public art. Sculptures from table top to monumental. Painter – Jody. Artist/painter/author accepting painting commission for her companion animal series painting. In her companion animal portraits, Jody portrays the joyful, loving spirit of the animal. I want to convey what is beneath the outside parameters and inward to the heart and soul
Fine art photography, electronic media.
Karen Vuranch, WV Enterprises.
Storyteller, actress and writer.
Gene Worthington, WV Enterprises
Actor, theatre director.