We feature monthly curated exhibits on a variety of themes. Most of our shows include multiple artists. We host an opening reception at the beginning of each month, and special events as well as regular open gallery hours. Current exhibit:One Canvas Fits Most Art can hang on bodies, not just walls, when apparel and accessories fall into the hands of artists. This exhibit consists of apparel, jewelry, purses and scarves created by West Virginian artists. Hand painted raw silk dresses by Nellie Rose (Nellie Rose Textiles), felted wool scarves and purses by Ann Grimes (Designs by Ann Grimes), woven scarfs by Betsy Robbins, dyed scarves and jewelry by Nikola Janevski (The Sensitive Man), scarves and shawls by Lori Wall (Crimson Shamrock - Alpaca and Wensleydale Sheep Farm), elecroformed jewelry by Marinea Heindel (Copper Talon Jewelry), silver and glass jewelry by Matthew Benson (The Artisan's Menagerie), and eco dyed apparel by Mindi Bowman (Bare Mountain Studio).
Upcoming exhibits, 2019:
December: The Darkest Night Bring light into the darkest month of the year, and the longest night with by celebrating the winter solstice with art at our December exhibit. Join us at our opening reception on December 5th, from 6 p.m. - 9 p.m.
Past exhibits, 2019:
October:Arbor Art This exhibit showcases the natural beauty of wood, and how a variety of local artists utilize it to create a diverse art. We have wall art and bowls which are artworks themselves in this show. Art works in this exhibit created by Wood Mountain Dreams,Weese Woodgems,Bourgeois Furniture, and Double L Woodworking.
September: in a gallery not so far away... Paintings, sculptures, felted works to spark your imagination. During this exhibit we invited viewers to create their own stories or other creative writing inspired by these fun and fanciful works. This exhibit consists of works by painter Linda J. White, painter Das Nilpferd, sculptor Melony Gingery, and felt artist Ann Grimes.
August: Zero. Zero waste art by Quincy Gray McMichael who uses found canvases and recycled paint.
July: Fleur.Our intention for this exhibit was simply to bring you beautiful art.We picked flowers as a theme and gathered a variety of artistic mediums depicting this lovely subject. Participating artists: A. Fred Stansberry (mixed media), Charlotte F. Swisher (oil paintings), L.S. Gribko (digitally edited photos, Molly Superfesky (stained glass), Rebecca Warner (photography), Susan Witt (watercolor), Shields Herb & Flower Farm (live flowers, opening reception only).
June: mix it up, celebrated mixed media, and it's lack of restrictions. The artists we brought together for mix it up create dynamic and uninhibited works for this amalgamated art show. Participating artists: Marc Bilder, found objects, assemblages. Stacey Elder Oxley, mixed media. Trevor Oxley, mixed media. A. Fred Stansberry, mixed media, tissue paper collages. Charlotte F. Swisher, watercolor and acrylic ink. Elizabeth Jaeger, mixed media, Cindy O'Brien, mixed media.
May:Dreamscape, surreal and illustrative oil paintings by Penny Taylor and earthenware by Kurt Teeter created this fanciful exhibit.
April: Kaleidoscope, we offered viewers an atmosphere of chromaticity in which to saturate themselves. This exhibit consists of nothing but color, in a variety of art forms. Acrylic pour artists: Laura Gatto, Tami Shrout, Heidi Muller. Stained glass artist: Sarah Hoblitzell. Silk scarf artist: Barbara Moore
March: Iron & Ikebana, We juxtaposed two very different artistic mediums, highlighting their contrasts and commonalities – fluidity, strength, structure and fragility. Blacksmith Andrew Rice and ikebana artist Motoko Hattori, of the Keika Kazan School of Ikebana participated in this exhibit.