A Palette of Possibilities Archive

WV Artist on Display: Local Farmer Florist has Dirty Hands, Clean Heart

Growing flowers and arranging bouquets is a way of life for local small business owner Alaina Hower. She is the face of True Heart Flower Farm, a small incubator farm at the Sprouting Farms location in Talcott and is also currently moonlighting as a designer at Greenbrier Cut Flowers in Fairlea. Hower creates unique pieces […]

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WV Artist on Display: Birdbaths to Dragonflies w/ Tanya Henson

Meet Tanya Henson, this month’s multidimensional WV Artist on Display. She is a seasoned artist with the ability to create almost anything through upcycling techniques. Tanya is a dog loving, fire dancing, kayaking and camping fiend, wherein she is always looking for cool sticks and pretty rocks to add to my creations. We came across […]

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WV Artist on Display: Inspired by Nature at its Brightest

This month’s WV Artist on Display is Donna Tolbert. She makes painted furniture, small hand-painted boxes and traditional paintings on canvas. Her passion is repairing and upcycling tired, old furniture and making it functional and beautiful. She says “each piece must have ‘good bones,’ and often the shape inspires whether it will become a koi […]

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WV Artist on Display: It’s Always Subject to Change – Interview w/ Anna Tuckwiller.

Meet Anna Stout Tuckwiller, the painter, designer, and photographer behind @bwoolfstudios. She designs iphone cases, pillow covers, tea towels, baby blankets, and more! Her paintings are offered as originals or high-quality prints. Anna recently displayed her work at Lee Street Studios in Lewisburg. Learn more about our WV artist of the month with our Q&A: […]

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WV Artist on Display: Sean O’Connell, Ceramic Artist

Meet Sean O’Connell, a ceramic artist from upstate New York, and Greenbrier County resident since 2013. From ’95-’03, Sean studied all aspects of ceramic arts with Professor Regis Brodie at Skidmore College in Saratoga Springs, NY. He is passionate about his craft and has done exhibitions in several museums and art centers in New York […]

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WV Artist on Display: Mountain Artworks

Get to know Michael Goose Sizemore, creator behind Mountain Artworks Studio in Athens, WV. Michael founded his studio in 1996 upon returning home to the mountain state after living and working in Santa Fe, New Mexico for 6 years. He has a fascination with the Anasazi pictographs and petroglyths of the American Southwest which are […]

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WV ARTIST ON DISPLAY: ABBEY’S POP-UP DESIGN STUDIO

Get to know Abbey, a designer who specializes in branding, web design, and web development. Currently located in Copenhagen, Denmark, she is from Ronceverte and keeps her roots in the mountains of West Virginia. She works with clients across the globe with her traveling design studio, Wayfarer Design Studio. She loves creating brands that are […]

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WV ARTIST ON DISPLAY: ALWAYS HOME W/ BEARWOOD COMPANY

You are always home with the Bearwood Company, located in Hurricane, West Virginia. Owned and operated by Matt Snyder (pictured above), this small business makes furniture, lighting, accessories, and rustic states out of reclaimed wood. They don’t use factory sprayers or fancy automated whirling applicators. Everything they make is made the old fashioned way, a […]

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WV ARTIST ON DISPLAY: DEVOTED TO CLAY

A clay artist has a number of choices to identify and define her palette. First there is the medium. Clay of course but what color, texture and utility appeal the most. Get to know Diana Hunt. She has maintained a studio and sold pottery in the Greenbrier Valley for over 30 years. Through raising 5 […]

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ARTIST ON DISPLAY: THE PURSUIT OF ART W/ TRAHERN COOK

Get to know a South Carolina illustrator who, at the age of 7, publicly acknowledged his desire to commit his life to the pursuit of art as both a career and passion during a televised interview in Columbia, SC. Successful in his pursuit, Trahern Cook, makes a living off of his illustrations. His work is […]

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The Renaissance is Coming + WIN 2 TIX this May!

The Renaissance is Coming + WIN 2 TIX this May!- This May, let word travel that the West Virginia Renaissance Festival will be in full swing this June at Hollow Hills Farm in Lewisburg. Hours are 11am-8pm every Saturday and Sunday, rain or shine. For the second year, lords and ladies, knights and knaves will stroll the grounds of Hollow Hills Farm for four weekends […]

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