Monthly Archives: April 2011

CreateTucker asked “What is Art?”

During our potluck last month, the bloggers of CreateTucker asked participants for their definition of art.  Here are some of our answers: Untitled from Katherine Griffith on Vimeo. Do you have an opinion on the purpose and importance of the … Continue reading

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Tucker County Arts Council – heard of it?

Does anyone know who was involved with or what happened to the Tucker County Arts Council? It is a non-profit that used to benefit local arts. At one time, the Purple Fiddle was awarded a small amount $150-$250?) in order … Continue reading

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Showing Pride in Student Artists

There’s a lot to be proud of in the Tucker County arts scene. Seth just wrote about ArtSpring, a county-wide tour of our arts venues and activities, and Linda wrote about the abundance of our artists and artisans “invading” Randolph … Continue reading

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Tucker County Artisans Invade Randolf County

Last week I was one of the many vendors selling at the Spring Fling Fair that was held in Elkins.  I know, I know, this blog is about the creative talents here in Tucker County.  But that’s exactly what I … Continue reading

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ArtSpring a tour of Tucker County Art This is a county-wide event that will be happening memorial day weekend. There are a lot of details that are still to be worked out and i’m sure there will be several other … Continue reading

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Anti cookie-cutter could be right thing for all arts-based businesses

What would happen if we all took advice from the corporate powers on how to be a successful business? I contest that it would be a bad thing – after all, what is the ONLY goal of a corporation? – … Continue reading

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“For the Love of Music”

“For the Love of Music” – That’s what the weekend at the Purple Fiddle was all about when the series of five April and May benefit concerts began there!  John Bright, owner of the Fiddle, has been overwhelmed and grateful … Continue reading

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Unexpected Creative Friends in Tucker County

You missed a great class at the Heritage House in Parsons.   As I walked to the back room where classes are held, I was greeted with many smiling faces.  Most of the attendees were new to me, so Barb McDonald, our instructor, … Continue reading

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