“Heavy Metal” Exhibit Closes with Reception and Gallery Talk

 “Lackawanna Railroad F3A #664, F3B #664B & F3A #663 at Spencer, North Carolina” by James Mann
“Lackawanna Railroad F3A #664, F3B #664B & F3A #663 at Spencer, North Carolina” by James Mann

The “Heavy Metal” juried railroad art exhibit at the Berkeley Art Works will close on Saturday, October 1 from 2-4pm with an artist reception and gallery talk by artist and illustrator James Mann.

James will talk about his adventures in chasing after trains and how that develops in to a painting. Learn more about James Mann at http://jamesmannartfarm.com.

The exhibit, which was sponsored by the Berkeley Arts Council, continues in the Berkeley Art Works gallery, 116 North Queen Street in Martinsburg, WV, now through October 1. Gallery hours are Wed-Thu 11-5, Fri 11-8, and Sat 11-4.

More information about the exhibit, award-winners, and a full list of the accepted artists are at http://artworks.berkeleyartswv.org/hmetal/.

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Award Winning Photographer Will Give Gallery Talk at the Berkeley Art Works.

On Saturday September 17 at 3:30pm, award-winning photographer Joe Goodrich will give a gallery talk about his adventures and “mis-adventures” chasing and photographing trains. Joe’s image “Man and Machine” received a Merit Award in the “Heavy Metal” juried exhibit at the Berkeley Art Works. The gallery is located at 116 North Queen Street in Martinsburg.

Arts Council President Malinda Shaver presents Merit Award to Joe Goodrich at the "Heavy Metal" reception on September 9
Arts Council President Malinda Shaver presents Merit Award to Joe Goodrich at the “Heavy Metal” reception on September 9.
"Man and Machine" by Joe Goodrich - Merit Award
“Man and Machine” by Joe Goodrich – Merit Award

Joe is president of the Antietam Photographic Society and has a long history of railroad involvement and photography. Join us for an entertaining hour at the Berkeley Art Works, 116 North Queen Street in Martinsburg. Saturday September 17 at 3:30pm.

“Heavy Metal” Awards Announced

The Berkeley Arts Council held a reception for the “Heavy Metal” exhibit yesterday at the Berkeley Art Works and announced and presented the awards for the exhibit. Below are the winning works. (Click on the image to see a larger version.)

Eastern WV Exhibit Artists Announced

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The Berkeley Arts Council in Martinsburg, West Virginia is pleased to announce the accepted artists for the Fourth Annual Eastern West Virginia Juried Exhibit, to be displayed in the Berkeley Art Works Gallery, 116 North Queen Street in Martinsburg. The exhibition will be on display October 5 – November 5, 2016. A reception will be held on Friday, October 14 from 5-7pm.

The exhibit presents work by artists in all media who reside in one of the eight counties that compose what is known as the Eastern Panhandle of West Virginia.

A list of the accepted artists is http://artworks.berkeleyartswv.org/ewvexhibit/.

Reception Tonight “Heavy Metal”

Friday, September 9, 5-7pm

The public is invited to celebrate Martinsburg’s rail heritage at a reception for the “Heavy Metal” railroad art exhibit at the Berkeley Art Works, 116 North Queen Street in Martinsburg.

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The nationally juried exhibit consists of 37 works from artists in 14 states and represents some of the finest artists in the rail heritage genre. The exhibit includes a variety of art styles and techniques, including painting, mixed media, and photography.

There will be light refreshments and the reception is free and open to the public.

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