WV Artist on Display Archive

WV Artist on Display: Margy Green Creates Scenes from Realms.

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Get to know WV artist Margy Green. She is a Greenbrier County native and creates scenes from worlds or realms inspired by her dreams, from her love and appreciation of nature, as nuanced by her myriad life experiences.  While most works are acrylic on canvas, other areas of her expertise and execution include pencil, charcoal, […]

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WV Artist on Display: Donald Earley, An Artist’s Artist.

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Meet Donald Earley, a Monroe County resident and former New Yorker whose work has bridged “fine art” and fashion illustration since 1969. He has often been described as an “artist’s artist” and his skills include painting, drawing, etching, drypoint, sketching, lithography and sculpture works in glass and bronze. Currently, Donald is teaching Art Foundation, Fashion […]

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WV Artist on Display: Trey Bryan. Lewisburg’s Newest Resident Artist.

Meet Trey Bryan, Lewisburg’s newest resident artist. His gallery is near the Lewis Theatre at 857 Court St N. in downtown. Trey’s work can best be described as “representational drawing and painting,” This term might sound boring “we know”… but you will find that most of his work is abstract and “painterly.” Trey describes his […]

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WV Artist on Display: Capturing Emotion w/ Nicole Suptic

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Get to know Nicole Suptic, a West Virginia artist who specializes in portrait-related artworks and creations. Drawing has always been an important part of her life leading her to develop a strong connection to the arts at a young age. She has a BA in Fine Art from Concord University with a focus on advanced […]

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WV Artist on Display: James Lockridge Brings Joy w/ Artisan Objects

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Meet James Lockridge, a local artist who is passionate about crafting artisan objects that bring joy and beauty to our daily lives. James describes his work as an expression of his love for old-world technique in the disciplines of sculpture, painting, gilding, glass and metal work.  His pieces speak to his admiration of classic scale […]

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WV Artist on Display: Whimsical Paintings w/ Rachel Dennison.

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Get to know Rachel Dennison, a creator living in wild and wonderful West Virginia. We discovered Rachel’s work on instagram @rld_art_wv. She focuses on the intersection of everyday and surreal. You will see she creates whimsical paintings set in cozy environments such as a ramen head, teapots, bad apples, still waters, cat wizards, and the […]

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WV Artist on Display: Bicycle Powered Sewing Machine & More by Nevada Tribble

Learn about Nevada Tribble, a West Virginia artist from Elkins. Using innovative fiber art techniques, Nevada captures stories of the places and people she loves. Her work is about hope, and how it is manifested in the past and present of her surroundings. She tells us, “I like to imagine memory as a residue that […]

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WV Artist on Display: WV Christmas Ornaments by Sam w/ Suitcase Creatives

This holiday season, Sam is selling her West Virginia inspired Christmas ornaments. Meet Samantha Cormier, a Nashville painter with West Virginia roots. Sam has always been drawn to creating art and has an Art Minor from Glenville State College. She says her creative side took a backseat when she and her husband moved to Japan […]

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WV Artist on Display: Venturing into the Absurd, Surreal, & Abstract

Meet Matthew Helmick, a Bridgeport, WV based artist who creates oil paintings that can venture into the absurd, surreal, and abstract reaches of the human experience. Largely self-taught, Helmick says his paintings reflect elements of isolation and insulation and disturbing subject matter juxtaposed with comforting balance and harmony. He participated in the Appalachian Conscious Collective’s […]

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WV Artist on Display: Don’t Be Afraid to Throw Paint On

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Alice-Gervais Sabatino is a painter and painting instructor with a focus primarily on landscape, executed in a loose and colorful style. Her emphasis is on moments of celestial transcendence seen through the lens of a night sky or a group of trees. Alice-Gervais was born in Miami, and raised in NYC and West Virginia. She […]

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Learn about Fayetteville’s Best Kept Secret w/ HashtagWV this September! 

Michelle Evans Interviews Tyler Childers - Louisa, KY-based musician Tyler Childers has more talent for his 22 years than his fair share. At least, that’s what I’ve heard people say since he was about 19, and I think I’m prone to agree with them. For those who may not know of him – or even for those who do – here’s a little […]
Learn about Fayetteville’s Best Kept Secret w/ HashtagWV this September! - Located a few minutes from downtown Fayetteville, Charlie’s Pub has been the most notorious bar in town since its founding in 1988. It was established by brothers Charlie and Jerry Sedlock to provide a fun space for the local community and whitewater enthusiasts who travel to Fayetteville from all over the world. In September of 2020, […]

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Michelle Evans Interviews Tyler Childers - Louisa, KY-based musician Tyler Childers has more talent for his 22 years than his fair share. At least, that’s what I’ve heard people say since he was about 19, and I think I’m prone to agree with them. For those who may not know of him – or even for those who do – here’s a little […]
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Michelle Evans Interviews Tyler Childers - Louisa, KY-based musician Tyler Childers has more talent for his 22 years than his fair share. At least, that’s what I’ve heard people say since he was about 19, and I think I’m prone to agree with them. For those who may not know of him – or even for those who do – here’s a little […]
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