The First Berkeley Arts Council Members’ Exhibit will open on Thursday, January 23 at the Berkeley Art Works, 116 North Queen Street in Martinsburg. The exhibit brings together a wide range of styles and techniques by the local arts community. There will be a reception on Saturday, January 25 from 5-7pm. Members of the public are invited to come and meet the artists. Admission is free. The gallery hours are Thursday-Saturday, 12-5 and 12-3 on Sunday.
Artwork by more than 30 member artists and artisans is on display including paintings, photography, sculpture, and more. Paintings are on display on slate, wood, and metal saw blades as well as traditional canvas. Other work includes color and black and white photography, metal sculpture, turned wood, hand-made jewelry and more.
The Berkeley Arts Council is a 501(c)(3) non‐profit organization incorporated in West Virginia working to ensure that Berkeley County has a vibrant, vital arts environment by promoting awareness, understanding and appreciation of the literary, visual and performing arts in the Eastern Panhandle of West Virginia. The Berkeley Arts Council is on the Web at www.berkeleyartswv.org.