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WV Artist on Display: The Zoo Inside my Head.

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Meet self-taught artist, Misty Murray-Walkup. Painting since childhood, she loves realism and wildlife is her favorite subject. She tells us, “I love painting in realism and wildlife is by far my favorite subject, bringing the zoo inside my head to life on canvas with my brush and paint.” She also enjoys painting portraits of people […]

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WV Artist on Display: Tanya Hazlewood w/ Wild Child Artworks

Meet Tanya Hazlewood, an artist with a wild child spirit. She is an eclectic painter and has pursued her imaginative side since she was a child. Tanya paints pallet art, commercial signs, and wall murals. She also face paints, paints vehicles, rocks, and everything in between. In the near future, she plans to airbrush shirts […]

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WV Artist on Display: Do What Makes you Happy w/ Rebecca Hambrick at Peace of Mind

By: HashtagWV / Category: Blog, Palette of Possibilities, WV Artist on Display

Meet Lewisburg artist, Rebecca Hambrick. She started drawing and painting in her teens and took art classes in high school. Rebecca is a licensed social worker and worked at a nursing home prior to suffering health issues. As a therapy technique, she started refurbishing furniture and painting again. After a few months, she decided to […]

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WV Artist on Display: Sharp’ie Shapes of Imagination w/ Josh Miller.

By: HashtagWV / Category: Blog, Palette of Possibilities, WV Artist on Display

Sharpie markers… they are one of the most basic art supplies around, but also one of the most versatile. While most of us leave them laying around the house, Josh Miller uses them to create unique shapes of imagination. Some are beautiful, some are great. His shapes are flowers, faces, fruits, or cat-men. Since 2005, […]

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WV Artist on Display: Back to Earth Concepts w/ Black Cat & Blossom

By: HashtagWV / Category: Blog, Palette of Possibilities, WV Artist on Display

After graduating with a BS in International Studies from Queens University of Charlotte, Jennifer Sprouse’s worldly interests took a deviated turn to focus on herbalism and remedies from around the globe. As a dabbler in the arts and a nature enthusiast, she eventually found a way to combine her multitude of interests to start a […]

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WV Artist on Display: For Warriors & The Bold

By: HashtagWV / Category: Blog, Palette of Possibilities, WV Artist on Display

Meet Tenley Shewmake, a fiber artist in Lewisburg. Born and raised in Winston-Salem, NC, Tenley is a founding member of the first President of Artworks gallery in W-S, a successful co-op gallery for more than 30 years. She creates clothing and everyday carry such as handbags and purses. She has a line of upcycled boro […]

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WV Artist on Display: Fresh and Fashionable.

By: HashtagWV / Category: Blog, Palette of Possibilities, WV Artist on Display

Born and raised in Hot Springs, Virginia, Vanity Nicole Deaner is a crochet artist and the creator of Small Paw Apparel. Polishing her craft since the age of 12, she creates beautiful crocheted scarves, hats, and tops for men and women. To date, she has designed 5 pieces. Her customer base is comprised of mainly […]

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On the Cover/WV Artist on Display: Splashes of Color w/ Merideth Young!

By: HashtagWV / Category: Blog, Palette of Possibilities, WV Artist on Display

Merideth Young has lived in many places. In 1995, she earned her BFA in Metalsmithing at Maine College of Art. In 2012 she planted her roots in the beautiful mountains of West Virginia. On her life journey, she picked up many talents from wood turning to mural paintings. We featured this artist back in the […]

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WV ARTIST ON DISPLAY: RECYCLED SILVERWARE ART!

By: HashtagWV / Category: Blog, Palette of Possibilities, WV Artist on Display

Get to know Marco and Suzie Floyd with Recycled Silverware Art.  This husband/wife duo  recycles old silverware into bracelets, rings, coat racks, and so much more. For 30 years, Marco was a machinist and worked hands on with metals. He tells us it’s something he has always enjoyed. His wife, Suzie, is the talker and […]

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WV ARTIST ON DISPLAY: STAYING ON TREND W/ AUTUMN SCENTS!

By: HashtagWV / Category: Blog, Palette of Possibilities, WV Artist on Display

Get to know Regina Booth. She and her husband, Robert, make handmade soaps and lotions. They created a business out of their passion and it’s called The Honey Orchard, which is based out of Monroe County. Regina tells us they make all our items in small batches using the finest ingredients to ensure the highest […]

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Back to the Music w/ Lewisburg City Paper this September!

Back into the Music w/ HashtagWV this September! - It’s back to the music w/ Hashtag Lewisburg City Paper this September. Susanna Robinson features Warner Music School: from humble beginnings to true love and more.  Other big stories include Wild Cuisine at the West Virginia Roadkill Cookoff, Freshwater Folk Festival, an interview with Carlene Carter, Highway Queen by Jason Scott, and so much more! […]

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