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9/11 has positive impact in the arts community!

As it did everyone at the time, 9/11 inserted much fear and uncertainty into my life. It didn’t help that I was working for the Governor’s office in the state capital building, just a few miles away from multiple chemical … Continue reading

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Accepting Credit Cards When Selling Your Art

I’m doing some research for accepting credit cards. I’ve had so many customers ask if I accept credit cards.  Since I don’t I just know that there have been many lost sales because people don’t carry a lot of cash. In … Continue reading

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TCHS Band Camp Pix

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Here is a gallery of pictures from a typical day at the 2011 Tucker County High School Band Camp, in residence at Camp Horseshoe from August 8 to 12. Band Director Heather Lantz organized a terrific week of learning experiences, … Continue reading

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TCHS Strikes Up the Band!

On August 8, Tucker County High School musicians travel to Camp Horseshoe for a week of Band Camp. Under the leadership of TCHS Band Director Heather Lantz, 20 of the band’s 25 members will improve their musical skills and work … Continue reading

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Unblocking Creative Energy

The other day I was involved in a discussion of how the power to create multiplies when more than one person is involved. This conversation reminded me that many successful creative endeavors have been manifested through the power of several … Continue reading

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American Flag Cameras–They’re Everywhere!

Gary Carr, local resident well-known for his great cooking, has a non-culinary vision. Gary aims to create an image bank of Tucker County life: holiday events, festivals, families, and places.  And he wants the people of the Tucker County–not professional … Continue reading

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Music all the time

We are jumping into the heart of our summer tourist season now, up here in the beautiful Allegheny mountains, which means plenty of art and music for everyone,  every day. The galleries are open every day I think, but really … Continue reading

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The Myth of Talent

    I am a big fan of a photography site called The Mindful Eye, written by Craig Tanner. I find Tanner to be remarkable in his attention to developing his reader’s creativity. He makes thoughtful and enlightening observations on … Continue reading

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WV Highlands Artisan Gallery Jury Process

As promised in a previous post this is one of several articles on having your art work juried into a gallery.   I have had the pleasure of being accepted into some of Tucker Counties finest art galleries.  Each location has … Continue reading

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Take Some Time To Make Blissful Stuff

It doesn’t need to be perfect.  It doesn’t need to be for someone else.  The stuff you make brings a moment of bliss to the here and now.  What do you make?  What is your bliss?

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