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Featured Presenters

Mitzi Sinnott

The Tamarack Foundation for the Arts is bringing Mitzi Sinnott, a West Virginia native, daughter of artists and a leader of cultural change in America.  She convenes conversations about race, class and science as an art form across industries and interests.  She will be home in West Virginia this fall working on a number of projects with Tamarack and will join us in Parkersburg for the conference.

Phil Eich

Phil Eich, founder of Storyville Social, a marketing agency that uses writing, photography, videography and podcasting to create story-centered marketing will be sharing his talents, and how he used them, to teach ways of engagement in social media. WV Mainstreet is hosting this presentation.

Sandra Reed

Sandra Reed, award winning Marshall University arts professor will provide a hands-on workshop.  As an artist, Reed has investigated the academic traditions of figure and landscape painting and is currently working on mixed media abstractions. Reed has mounted eleven solo shows, including Selvage (April 2022), and participated in more than twenty-five group exhibitions.

Elaine Grogan Luttrull

Elaine Grogan Luttrull, CPA-PFS, AFC® (she/her) is the founder of Minerva Financial Arts, a company devoted to building financial literacy and empowerment in creative individuals through education and coaching. Her workshops and presentations have been featured nationally by groups that support the arts, a variety of state and regional arts councils and commissions, and colleges and universities where creative students thrive.

Workshop Presenters

Jenna Green

Jenna is the Director of Arts for the West Virginia Department of Arts, Culture and History

Angelic Guilleran,

Angelic is an arts advocate and owner of Strong Rapport

Virginia Killian

Virginia is a multimedia artist and retired art teacher is a working artist who loves to teach. Her work is available in local galleries and is often shown in juried shows.

Robby Moore

A native West Virginian, Robby works in Beckly using found materials, often discarded items, for his work. He is executive director of the Beckley Art Center.

Domenica Queen

Hispappalachian mixed media artist, works with the Tamarack Foundation, helping to grow its Creative Network and support emerging artists.

Elizabeth Yeager

Elizabeth provides technical assistance to artists and arts organizations and administers the WV Department of Arts, Culture and History grant programs

Laurie Reidmiller

WVU at Parkesburg art professor.

Bobbie Rosenstock

Owner of JustAJar Design Press, a letterpress studio that specializes in woodcut posters in Marietta, Ohio. His also is an adjunct professor at Marietta College and chair of the Marietta Main Street’s Public Art Committee.

Michelle Waters

Owner of Michelle Waters Photo, does portraits, weddings and special events and assists with art and design for her clients.

Sarah Arnold

Sarah is owner of Clutch Collective MOV, an art shop and gallery in Marietta, Ohio, featuring artists from Appalachia and beyond, and Director of Marketing & Communications for Ohio Southeast Economic Development.

Weird Flex Yoga

Offers unconventional approaches to yoga.

Wood County Society,

Artbeat Studio’s teaching artists will share how they work with artists with disabilities and build collaboration.