Dick Allowatt has worked over 30 years as a graphic designer and creative director. For the past several years he has been creating mixed media artwork. “I love working with my collection of found objects and vintage books, discovering relationships for incongruent materials and images. I bring these elements together to evoke mystery, fantasy, humor, or [...]
Josh Miller is an artist living in Lewisburg, WV.
Jon Salo is originally from Massachusetts and currently resides in Charleston, WV. He studied art at Massachusetts College of Art and the University Of Massachusetts at Amherst, where he received a BFA in printmaking. He lived in New York City for seven years years and, among other things, worked as a prototype toy sculptor. He [...]
Handmade Geology Chris Rodgers worked at Taylor Books for five years. First while finishing up high school and then while attaining a BA in ceramics from WVSU. After graduating in the Spring of 2011 he began working full time here with the title of Clay Studio assistant (Taylor Books has a ceramics studio, you know). [...]
Monkeying Around Mr. Hamilton’s life has gone through some significant changes in the past eighteen months. With a new wife, new house, new studio, new dog and a new, or at least renewed, positive outlook on the future, Charly has created a body of work full of his traditional trademarks of satire, mischief and storytelling, [...]
The Romanticized American West My paintings operate in a fictitious world that utilizes the mythologies and realities of the modern American West. Because of its unique history, the Western United States is more than just a location, it is a label, a persona and most importantly a cultural identity. The word “Western” is a category, it [...]
Legacy of the Lines Every small town has a history – a story. My hometown of Sutton, West Virginia is no exception. Representing this community’s story through the lives of five influention seniors, I painted portraits of their present selves, relaying his or her past by focusing on enlarged portions of their skin. The paintings’ [...]