Arts Notes: April 15, 2012
CHARLESTON, W.Va. -- The Downtown ArtWalk will take place from 5 to 8 p.m. Thursday with the following venues participating:
The Greater Kanawha Valley Foundation is a new venue for ArtWalk and is at 1600 Huntington Square (16th floor of Huntington Bank Building), 900 Lee St. E.
Good News Mountaineer Garage, 221 1/2 Hale St.; 304-344-8445; www.goodnewsmountaineergarage.com. Regular hours: 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday.
The Art Emporium, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday through Friday, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, 823 Quarrier St.; www.artemporium.net or 304-345-2787.
The Charleston Ballet Inc. mezzanine, 100 Capitol St.; 304-342-6541. www.thecharlestonballet.com.
Purple Moon, 906 Quarrier St.; hours 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday through Friday, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday. Call 304-345-0123 or visit www.thepurplemoon.com.
The Chet Lowther Studio, 223 1/2 Hale St. 304-678-3715.
Blacksmith artist Jeff Fetty will appear in the gallery with a collection of his work and celebrating the publication of a new international book featuring his metal designs. Fetty will be on hand selling and signing copies of the book, and his works will be available for sale.
Jon Salo of Charleston will have some new mixed-media sculptures on display.
House of Luxe, 817 Quarrier St.; 304-346-0577.
Gallery Eleven, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Saturday, 1035 Quarrier St.; www.galleryeleven.com or 304-342-0083.
New Tamarack artisans
BECKLEY, W.Va. -- At Tamarack's recent artisan jury session, 34 craft, fine art and fine craft artisans were accepted into the Tamarack system.
Once juried into Tamarack, artisans may then sell their products to Tamarack. They also become eligible for mentoring, apprenticeships, opportunities for financial assistance to attend wholesale and consumer shows, and training activities sponsored by the Tamarack Foundation.
New artisans, their county of residence and their art are: Nick Amandus, Kanawha, wood turning; Aaron Anslow, Brooke, pottery; Kenneth Blake, Raleigh, wood/metal; Nikki Butler, Wood, textiles; Zac Campbell, Harrison, metal; Ginger Danz, Fayette, fine art/greeting cards; Elk City Sales, Kanawha, souvenir items; Irene Faller, Cabell, textiles; Beverly Hall, Fayette, jewelry; Thomas Hart, Jackson, wood ornaments; Kara Johnson, Cabell, jewelry; Nancy Johnson, Cabell, photography; Aaron Kenstler, Fayette, wood carving; Lara Lawrence, Barbour, basketry; Winter Dawn Marie, Fayette, fine art; Akemi Matsumoto, Wood, fine art/greeting cards; Linda Mays, Wayne, bath and body; David Milam, Fayette, wood/metal; Emmett Moore, Wood, furniture; Mary Ann Nease, Kanawha, fine art; Kari Newman, Cabell, jewelry; Christy Nicholas, Monongalia, jewelry; Tabatha Pack, Monroe, fine craft/sculptures; Judy Parsons, Putnam, textiles; Ginger Pate, Summers, greeting cards; Dwight Pauley, Monongalia, souvenir items; Austin Persinger, Summers, fine art; Barbara Sadler, Mercer, basketry; Tandi Stephens, Fayette, fine art/mixed media; James Stout, Putnam, wood carving; Leah Towler, Kanawha, fine art; Todd Williams, Putnam, photography; Veronica Wilson, Morgan, glass; James Woodson, Kanawha, glass.
Tamarack: The Best of West Virginia, Exit 45 off I-77, Beckley. 8 a.m. until 8 p.m. daily. Contact www.tamarackwv.com or 888-262-7225.
CHARLESTON, W.Va. -- Thorney Lieberman will teach two digital photography workshops at his home at 1514 Virginia St. E.
"Intro to Digital Photography" will take place from 3 to 5 p.m. three Sundays, beginning April 22. "Intro to Photoshop & Lightroom" will take place from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. three Thursdays, starting April 26. Class size is limited; call 304-342-1842 or visit www.thorneylieberman.com.
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