Talbott Frameshop, located at 220 Third Street, Elkins, offers a wide variety of choices for framing art and other collectables and keepsakes. Pricing varies according to the size of the piece, the moulding chosen, and other specifications such as glass and mat boards. Read more.
Artists at Work showcases the work of more than 20 of the region’s premier makers of fine art and fine craft. Pottery, artisan jewelry, woodworking, fiber art, paintings, photography, and more – all hand-crafted by the artists who staff the cooperative gallery. Learn more.
“I was first introduced to felting in 1993 at an Augusta Heritage Center class with Beth Beede. It was love at first sight!”
A weekly video for children during the Covid-19 pandemic MADWV member The Old Brick Playhouse presents “Home-Aid” a weekly video blog to provide hope, calm, comedy, love and comfort to children and families during the COVID-19 pandemic. The Vlog features puppetry, live action and musical performances by local performers. The production is made in collaboration […]
Specializing in the restoration and sales of fine musical instruments.
Artistry On Main is an Artist’s Co-op in Buckhannon, West Virginia.
MAD Interview Series: Sarah Fletcher I recently sat down to interview Sarah Fletcher a weaver and owner of Ben’s Old Loom Barn, which can be found in Canaan Valley. Raised by a teacher of weaving, she now teaches and weaves herself, sharing and selling traditional Appalachian weaving to tourists and residents. Her MAD page can […]
MAD WV member Don Hall is holding an exhibition of his plein air paintings in Carnegie Hall in Lewisburg, WV ongoing until October 28! The Gallery hours are 10:00 AM–4:00 PM, Monday through Saturday; the address is: 611 Church Street Lewisburg, WV 24901
The Pocahontas County Artisan Co-op has more than 40 member artists and craftspeople working in two dozen mediums. As a business incubator the Co-op assists regional artisans in advancing from hobby to cottage industry and are committed to promoting the arts in Pocahontas County through public demonstrations, workshops, exhibitions and community-based educational activities. Find Pocahontas […]
Artists at Work is a regional artists’ cooperative based in Elkins. With more than 20 producers, you can find jewelry, wood-turned bowls, pottery, paintings, baskets, cards, and more. The Co-op was founded in 1993 and has been operating for an impressive 24 years. This week in Parsons, they are beginning a rotating exhibition through the […]
This week we are featuring the two artists of Brenwood Forge & Broom: David “Woody” Harman and Brenda Harman. Woody, a blacksmith, is a member of the Artist Blacksmith Association of North America and the Appalachian Blacksmith Association. He has been blacksmithing for 35 years. Brenda, a broom maker, is juried with the Allegheny Highland […]
“Herbal Teas mountain women have brewed for generations.” Brightside Acres: West Virginia Wildgrown creates herbal teas that are handcrafted from the leaves, flowers, and roots of wild plants that thrive in Allegheny Mountain forest and meadow. Brightside Acres welcomes visitors by appointment for garden tours, herb walks, kitchen talks and more! You can find their teas […]
This week we are featuring one of Mountain Arts District’s great arts resources, Talbott’s Frameshop. Located at 220 3rd St. in downtown Elkins, Talbott’s is a custom picture framing shop and art gallery located at 220 3rd Street, in the historic “Talbott Building.” Established in the early 1980’s, the frame shop developed out of Talbott Paint & […]
This week we are featuring one of the producers at Ben’s Old Loom Barn in Canaan Valley, Patty Loebig. Patty’s most recent project has been creating tote bags out of recycled plastic bags. She uses bags from different stores to create the color palette (Dollar General is yellow, Walmart is blue, Sheetz is green, Kroger […]
This week we are featuring Maggi Rhudy. Maggi will be displaying her art in the Citizens Bank of WV lobby in Elkins in the first month of this partnered project. ArtSpring, Inc. will also be displaying in the lobby of the Citizens Bank in Parsons. After immigrating to the USA from Germany, Maggi received a BA […]
This week we are featuring a newcomer to the Mountain Arts District Showcase, CREATURE, a gallery, studio, and imaginarium of Seth Pitt’s art. The work spans from hand drawn conceptual cartoons to large format time intensive melted crayon sculptures to absurdist sketches to excerpts of books that were never written. The next time you’re strolling […]
This week our featured artist is writer/blogger Jolynn Powers. A self-proclaimed West Virginia Mountain Mama living slowly, foraging, cooking, canning, hunting, and fishing her way through Appalachia. “I’m a forty something mother of two who was born and raised in the foothills of the Rocky Mountain in Boulder, Co. I have lived, loved, and laughed in […]
We’re spotlighting Smakula Fretted Instruments this week. Smakula Fretted Instruments has been located near Elkins in Randolph County, WV, since 1989. This small independent business specializes in the restoration and sales of fine musical instruments including banjos, guitars, mandolins, and members of the violin family. The Smakula Fretted Instruments team of restoration artisans are not only […]
The historic Buxton & Landstreet Building, built in 1901, was originally the company store for the Davis Coal and Coke Co. Today, the Buxton & Landstreet is home to two galleries, private and public artist studios, and the Vandalia Center for the Arts. In the spring and summer, resident artists present a variety of classes […]
Our featured artist this week is another creative from Pocahontas Co. – Liz Sutton. Liz is a multi-talented artist who does jewelry, photography, soaps, candles, herbal creations. Liz signed up for our $10 package, a cheap, very affordable way to see what Mountain Arts District can do for your business. Check out her page and […]