Our next meeting will be held Tuesday, October 10, at 6pm at the Dunbar Public Library, 301 12th St, Dunbar, WV 25064. Hope to see you there!


**If anyone wants their record art taken to the Parkersburg Art Center for their fundraiser (has to be there Nov. 1), bring your art pieces to the October meeting. Patty Stewart will be happy to deliver them.


NOV MEETING NEWS: The date for our November meeting has been changed from Tues, Nov 14 to Thurs, Nov 9.


DUES: Many of our active members have not paid their 2023 dues. You can either pay on the website with PayPal or bring a check to the meeting. You can also mail your check, made out to AAWV for $30.00, to AAWV, ℅ Howard Rogers, P. O. Box 1471, St Albans, WV 25177.


JANET ROGERS WATERCOLOR WORKSHOP: Nov 14 - 17, Charleston. Cost: Members: $300. Non-members: $350. Registration form. The class is nearly full. If you want to attend, contact Susan Pauley at 304-727-1754 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. as soon as possible.
NOTE: We will need help setting up for the workshop on Monday, Nov 13th.


UPCOMING EVENTS:

• AAWV MEMBERS NEWMAN JACKSON & RANDY SELBE EXHIBIT: Opening Reception: Fri, Oct 13, 5pm - 7pm. Exhibit Runs: Oct 13 - Nov 11. “Aphrolachian: Works by Newman Jackson” and “Unique Ceramics: Works by Randy Selbe”. Parkersburg Art Center, 725 Market St, Parkersburg, WV 26101. 304-485-3859. This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

• ART WALK: Thursday, Oct 19, 5pm - 8pm. Downtown Charleston.

• OPEN AIR RICHWOOD & ARTIFY RICHWOOD: Oct 7. Plein air contest. GREAT prizes. https://www.eventbrite.com Questions: Email Cecil Ybanez This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or call 561-703-4877
“Artify Richwood” is an arts workshop funded by the RIPPLE project.

• THE 3RD ANNUAL ART WALK RICHWOOD: October 14. 10am to 4pm. Art sales and demonstrations. https://www.richwoodchamberofcommerce.org/richwood-art-walk

• SOUTHERN GOTHIC: Exhibition Run: Oct 21 - Dec 6. Tamarack, One Tamarack Park, Beckley, WV 25801. www.tamarackwv.com

• MOUNTAIN STATE FOREST FESTIVAL FALL JURIED ARTS EXHIBITION: Endlessly Wild & Wonderful”: Will be displayed through November 15. The Arts Center, 2 Park St, Elkins, WV 26241. www.randolpharts.org

• HUNTINGTON MUSEUM OF ARTS: Minnie Adkins: Story Carvings: Through Nov 5. Earl Gray: Hand Carved Stones: Through Oct 22. The Visual Elements: Color Presented by Garth’s Auctioneers & Appraisers: Through Nov 19. The Collection of Alex E. Booth Jr: Through Dec 3. Huntington Museum of Arts, 2033 McCoy Rd, Huntington, WV 25705 www.hmoa.org

• 2024 TRI-STATE ARTS ASSOCIATION JURIED SHOW: Delivery of Art: Sat, Mar 16 & Sun, Mar 17. Jurying: Mon, Mar 18. Opening Reception: Sun, Apr 7. Show runs until mid-July.


MEMBER RECOGNITION: Congratulations to members who had art pieces accepted for the upcoming “Southern Gothic” Exhibition at Tamarack:  Liz Haley, Patty Stewart, Linda Stonestreet, and Laura Moul 

Dinah McCloud will have four pieces of her art featured in the 2024 Wolf Creek Calendar. Congratulations, Dinah.

Debbie Sisson had two acrylic paintings accepted for the 23rd WV Juried Exhibition to be held at the Culture Center Nov 5 - Feb 10. Congratulations Debbie.


NEW AAWV WEBSITE: We are in the process of creating a new AAWV website with a new, user-friendly way to submit your bio and the images of your work for the online gallery and your personal page. We will send an email with a link to the form in the next few weeks so start thinking about your bio and what images you want to submit! Even if you currently have images in the gallery now, you will still have to re-submit for the new website so take this opportunity to refresh and update your personal page and the online gallery with your new works.

Please keep in mind these restrictions: you can only submit 5 images. Each image must be either JPG or PNG format. Maximum size is 2,000 pixels on the longest side and minimum size is 1,000 pixels on the longest side. Files should be 72 dpi (this information is under properties on your image). Linda Stonestreet is available if you have any questions at 304-421-5016 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.


NEWSLETTER: Send Awards, Exhibitions, and information to Editor, Stella Jarrett This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. Phone # 304-965-7800. Newsletter - snail mail, notify Stella.


MAIL DUES TO: AAWV, ℅ Howard Rogers, P. O. Box 1471, St Albans, WV 25177.