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ATTENTION: Kathy Welch, Liaison, has reports that boat tours July 26th (Sat) and July 27 have been closed to artists and others interested in setting up art and craft booths.

Receiving : TSAA 2014 Biennial Exhibition

Receiving for the TSAA 2014 Biennial Exhibition at the Huntington Museum of Art will be in Studio 1 on Saturday, August 23rd from 11am to 3pm and Sunday, August 24th from 1pm to 3pm. If you need a prospectus please check our website or contact Libby Varner at 606-465-5305 or

There is a resolution and image size problem with the registration forms. Sorry for the inconvenience. Please call Libby or pick one up on the day of registration.

Parkersburg Art Center Biennial juried  Exhibition

The River, a new biennial jured exhibition, at Parkersburg Art Center, selected 3 TSAA artists for this show.  Cheryl Canterbury with a watercolor, Leona Mackey with a glass fused platter, and Laura Moul with a black & white infrared photograph.  The show runs until August 9th.

Appalachian Artist Association is sponsoring a Plein Air Watercolor Workshop, August 7, 2014

Appalachian Artist Association is sponsoring a Plein Air Watercolor Workshop by Jackii Molsick, an award winning watercolor artist and teacher, to be held August 7, 2014 from 9-4.  To view her work go to  Preregistration is required and payment must be received to complete registration.  Cost is $60. members, $70 nonmembers.   Enrollment is limited.  If interested  mail payment to Appalachian Artist Association, P0. Box 1061, Bluefield, WV 24701.   It will be held in Bramwell or Crab Orchard in Tazewell, Va.  Email Barbara  Hale for a supply list at

Submitted by Laura Moul

New Photography Classes begin in August

Laura Moul will continue to teach her digital photography classes starting again in August.  Locations: Monday evenings Hobby Lobby in Barboursville, Tuesdays at Putnam Parks,and Wednesdays at Paintbrush Studio in Charleston.  Please see her website or call her at 304-743-8281.  She teaches a Beginning Digital Photography course, as well as an Intermediate Digital Photography course. 

2014 Tri-State Biennial Exhibition

Show Dates

Receiving: August 23rd (11:00am - 3:00 pm Saturday) and 24th (1:00pm - 3:00pm Sunday) 

Jury: August 25, Monday 

Opening Reception: September 6, Saturday 

Exhibition Dates: September 6 through October 5

Libby Varner, Chairperson for the Exhibitions Committee

General Meeting, June 12, 2014

Topics discussed were: President's Mission Statement, Purpose, Article II Bylaws; Visual Aids Equipment; Online prescreening of photographer's photographic skills before art jury

Pati Payne: An overview of proposals for wokshops and guest speakers to be presented at July's Board meeting.

Kathy Hollette: grants

Barbara Delligatti: The August Picnic, Holiday Party, and Spring Art in the Park. Also, a work party is being formed to paint our AIP easels in September. She definitely needs men to volunteer with the painting and moving of the easels.

Renaissance Art Gallery

Dates to remember for this year’s Miniature Exhibition are:
October 15, 2014: All shipped work must be postmarked by this date
October 17, 18 & 19 2014: Hand delivery dates at the Renaissance Art Gallery

November 2, 2014: Awards Reception for the 14th Miniature Exhibition
December 7, 2014: Closing date for the 14th Miniature Exhibition
December 12, 13 & 14 2014: pick up dates for Miniatures.

Ashland Art in the Park

Date: September 27, location: Central Park Ashland. Rain location will be announced later.

Registration: 9:30 to 11:00 a.m. on the 27th of September
Judging will begin at noon.  
Categories are Oil, Watercolor, Mixed Media and pastels in both amateur and professional divisions.  
Prizes will be awarded at 3:30 p.m.
Entry fee is $15.00 for up to 10 pieces of work.  Additional entries are $5.00 each.
Entrants must be at least 18 years of age.