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The Road Most Juried

Yesterday, I had my tent and traveling shop at a local open air market.  I enjoyed the entire day surrounded by cheerful people.  Maybe it was the beautiful sunny day with the breeze coming off the nearby mountain and the … Continue reading

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If You Weren’t There You Missed It . . .

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. . . but you can read all about it in this week’s Parsons Advocate (May 4, 2011). The STArt 2011 Student Art Show and Reception at the Davis Community Center on Sunday, May 1, featured 130 art works by … 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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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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A Creative Population

We’ve been catching up on our reading lately and just finished a provocative article in Newsweek (July 2010) about the documented decline of creativity in American culture over the past 20 years, most alarmingly among those emerging from their student … Continue reading

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Ambiguous fans

  In the creative world, sometimes it is hard to predict mass public appeal. Generally you would think that the most talented, versatile and experienced artists with the widest array of canvases upon which they project their work should be … Continue reading

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