February 25, 2012
Arts Notes: Feb. 26, 2012
"Morning Has Broken," a watercolor by Jerre Watkins, is part of an Allied Artists of West Virginia exhibit at the Robert C. Byrd U.S. Courthouse.

'Quilling' for kids

CHARLESTON, W.Va. -- Quilling is a centuries-old art form in which thin strips of paper are coiled into beautiful designs. Kanawha County Public Library offers an introduction to the basics of this art form geared toward children ages 6 to 11.

Registration is required; sign up online or by calling one of the following libraries:

Riverside Public Library: 6 p.m. March 8, 304-949-2400.

Cross Lanes Branch Library: 6:30 p.m. March 22, 304-776-5999.

Sissonville Branch Library: 6 p.m. April 10, 304-984-2244.

Main Library: 2 p.m. April 25, 304-343-4646.

St. Albans Branch Library: 6:30 p.m. May 10, 304-722-4244.

Art Fair deadline

CHARLESTON, W.Va. -- The final postmark deadline for applications for the FestivALL Capitol Street Art Fair is Thursday. The Art Fair will take place June 23 and 24. Application packets are on the website www.festivallcharleston.com, or contact Betty Rivard at 304-364-8972 or bettyriv...@yahoo.com.

Allied Artists

CHARLESTON, W.Va. -- Allied Artists of West Virginia will exhibit works by 33 member artists through March 31 at the Robert C. Byrd U.S. Courthouse.

"Allied Artists of West Virginia provides a creative network for artists throughout West Virginia to which its member artists are juried. The exhibit at the federal courthouse is a wonderful opportunity for West Virginia artists to showcase their talents and is free and open to the public to enjoy," Allied Artists Vice President Jerre Watkins said in a news release.

The artworks in the exhibit include watercolor, oil, acrylic, photography, charcoal and collage work by Homaira Ahmed, Pat Anderson, Angelina Ashley, Norma Bartlett, Brenda Beatty, Robert Berchtold, Rebecca Burch, Sheila Caim, Linda Clifford, Judy Douglas, Sharon Harms, Deborah Herndon, Steven Holsclaw, Jo Anne Jacobs, Kathleen Kimble, Jane Long, Deborah McHenry, Nancy Louise Mottesheard, Laura Moul, Justine, Mounts, Tom Ogle, Judith M. Pratt, Martha C. Reynolds, Pat Roberts, Mary Russell, Thad Settle, Deborah Sisson, Linda Stonestreet, Connie Stover, Jerre Watkins, Martha Jane Williams and Karen Wolfe.

New applicants to Allied Artists may submit five original artworks for the next jury session, scheduled for April 24. Contact jjw...@aol.com or visit www.alliedartistswv.org.

Robert C. Byrd U.S. Courthouse, 300 Virginia St. E.; 304-347-3000. 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday; visitors will be required to show a current picture identification and to pass through a metal detector. Weapons, cameras, cellphones and liquids are not allowed.

Marshall art faculty

HUNTINGTON, W.Va. -- Two members of the Marshall University Department of Art and Design have been chosen to show their work in an art exhibition in Ohio.

Assistant professors Daniel Kaufmann and Frederick Bartolovic are represented in the Dairy Barn Arts Center's "OH 5" exhibition in Athens, Ohio.

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