“Quiet Places: Miniature Landscapes” Exhibit by Beth Wheeler

February 11th – March 5th, 2022 Fridays & Saturdays from 4pm – 8pm M.I.B. Gallery48 E. Main StreetBuckhannon, WV 26201 ART26201 will present “QUIET PLACES,” a solo exhibition by artist Beth Wheeler, Friday, February 11, 2022, at the M.I.B. GALLERY in the Colonial Arts Center. There will be a special opening artist’s reception from 4 “Quiet Places: Miniature Landscapes” Exhibit by Beth Wheeler

“Love Letters to Appalachia” Exhibit by Jessie McClanahan and Nevada Tribble

November 27th – December 18th, 2021 Fridays & Saturdays from 4pm – 8pm M.I.B. Gallery48 E. Main StreetBuckhannon, WV 26201 ART26201 will present “LOVE LETTERS TO APPALACHIA,” an exhibition by West Virginia artists Jessie McClanahan and Nevada Tribble, Saturday, November 27, 2021, at the M.I.B. GALLERY in the Colonial Arts Center. There will be an “Love Letters to Appalachia” Exhibit by Jessie McClanahan and Nevada Tribble

“The Things We Carry” Exhibit by Priscilla Roggenkamp

August 20th – September 11th, 2021 Fridays & Saturdays from 4pm – 8pm M.I.B. Gallery48 E. Main StreetBuckhannon, WV 26201 ART26201 will present “THE THINGS WE CARRY,” a solo exhibition by artist Priscilla Roggenkamp, Friday, August 20, 2021, at the M.I.B. GALLERY in the Colonial Arts Center. There will be a special opening artist’s reception “The Things We Carry” Exhibit by Priscilla Roggenkamp

“Aura” Exhibit by Ava Hibbs

October 16th – November 7th, 2020 Fridays & Saturdays from 4pm – 8pm M.I.B. Gallery48 E. Main StreetBuckhannon, WV 26201 ART26201 will present Aura, a fine art exhibition by Ava Hibbs, October 16, 2020, with a special opening from 4-8pm at the Colonial Theatre Gallery. This solo exhibit features a series of two-dimensional Japanese-style portraits “Aura” Exhibit by Ava Hibbs

Deanna Gillum Exhibit

January 15th – February 6th, 2021 Fridays & Saturdays from 4pm – 8pm M.I.B. Gallery48 E. Main StreetBuckhannon, WV 26201 ART26201 will kick off the new year with a solo exhibit of watercolor paintings by Buckhannon artist Deanna Gillum on Friday, January 15, 2021, at the Colonial Theatre Gallery. There will be a special opening Deanna Gillum Exhibit

Robert Villamagna Exhibit

February 26th – March 20th, 2021 Fridays & Saturdays from 4pm – 8pm M.I.B. Gallery48 E. Main StreetBuckhannon, WV 26201 ART26201 will present an exhibition by Wheeling, West Virginia, mixed media artist Robert Villamagna on Friday, February 26, 2021, at the Colonial Theatre Gallery. There will be a special opening artist’s reception from 4 to Robert Villamagna Exhibit

Upshur Youth Art Exhibition

April 3rd – April 24th, 2021 Fridays & Saturdays from 4pm – 8pm M.I.B. Gallery48 E. Main StreetBuckhannon, WV 26201 Upshur County Schools will present a county-wide art exhibition featuring student artworks at the Colonial Theatre Gallery starting Saturday, April 3, 2021, with a special opening reception from 4 to 8 p.m. The fine art Upshur Youth Art Exhibition

20th Century Masters

June 12th – July 3rd, 2021 Fridays & Saturdays from 4pm – 8pm M.I.B. Gallery48 E. Main StreetBuckhannon, WV 26201 This show will feature a portfolio of modern prints, on loan from West Virginia Wesleyan College, that include major works from influential 20th century artists: Stanley William Hayter, Jasper Johns, Ellsworth Kelly, Alexander Liberman, Roy 20th Century Masters

13: Synergism – Ellen Mueller

Completed Location #13 LOCATIONWest Virginia Wesleyan College ARTIST STATEMENT With this series of intimately-scaled sculptures, which will be 3D printed using bronze-steel, I am exploring the proliferation of organizational structures in our everyday lives. With the permission of the West Virginia Wesleyan College, these sculptures will be installed in carefully chosen locations on select campus 13: Synergism – Ellen Mueller

08: Traders Alley Sky Tapestry – Gretchen VanNostrand

Completed Location #08 LOCATIONTraders Alley ARTIST STATEMENT Like a volunteer flower which has sprung up from the abandoned cracks of a concrete sidewalk, this suspended installation of ribbons is surprising, joyful, delicate, and temporary. It suddenly appeared in the uncelebrated service alley, and is expected to fade with the seasons. Beyond the bouyant colors, the 08: Traders Alley Sky Tapestry – Gretchen VanNostrand

07: Monkey Mural – Liza Brenner

Completed Location #07 LOCATIONTraders Alley ARTIST STATEMENT My favorite time of year in Buckhannon is Spring and Summer. In this mural, I wanted to reflect the careless, happy feeling you have when the weather starts to change and the world starts to come alive again. In my mind, the question arises: riding bikes, hanging out 07: Monkey Mural – Liza Brenner

06: Wildlife Murals – Charley Harper

Completed Location #06 LOCATIONTraders Alley ABOUT THE ARTIST Charley Harper (August 4, 1922 – June 10, 2007) was a Cincinnati-based American Modernist artist. He was born in Frenchton, West Virginia, and attended West Virginia Wesleyan College in Buckhannon, West Virginia. Harper’s upbringing on his family farm influenced his work to his last days, and we 06: Wildlife Murals – Charley Harper

02: Evening Star – Chuck Olson

Completed Location #02 ARTIST STATEMENT The image of “Evening Star” was born out of a “landscape/mountain” painting project, which is a series of ten “mountain” paintings that were to be installed at Children’s Hospital in Pittsburgh to stimulate conversation between patients, families, and medical staff. The question, “Which mountain are you on today and where 02: Evening Star – Chuck Olson

D: Our Lady of Grace

Existing Location D ARTISTUnknown MATERIALGranite DATE1995 LOCATIONHoly Rosary Church – Amalia Drive By the grace of God, dedicated on the 100th anniversary of Holy Rosary Church (1895 -1995) in memory of the people of God of our Parish – past and present.

C: John Wesley 1703-1791

Existing Location C ARTISTJulian Hoke Harris MATERIALBronze DATE1967 LOCATIONWest Virginia Wesleyan College – Wesley Chapel This statue presented in memory of Joseph G. Crowther by his wife Glenna P. Crowther, October 27, 1967.

B: City of Buckhannon Mural

Existing Location B ARTISTDebra Dorland MATERIALAcrylic Paint DATE2006 LOCATIONCorner of Main Street and Locust Street (Rt. 20) This mural was designed & painted by Deborah Dorland of Richwood WV in the summer of 2006 and is based on the city seal of Buckhannon (est. 1816, inc. 1852) created by local artist Ross Straight in 1998. B: City of Buckhannon Mural

A: Buckongahelas and Son Mahonegon

Existing Location A ARTISTRoss Straight MATERIALBronze DATE2000 LOCATIONJawbone Park Chief Buckongahelas, known as the Washington of the Delaware, holds his son, killed by Captain White in 1773. The Buckhannon River and later this town were believed named for this great Delaware Chief.

21: River Trail – Randolph

Proposed Location #21 ADDRESSCorner of Randolph Street & Water Street TYPEThree-dimensional BUDGET$5,000 – $10,000 SURFACELawn OWNERWest Virginia Wesleyan College

20: River Trail – Camden

Proposed Location #20 ADDRESSCorner of Camden Avenue & Water Street TYPEThree-dimensional BUDGET$5,000 – $10,000 SURFACELawn OWNERWest Virginia Wesleyan College

19: River Trail – Nature Trail

Proposed Location #19 ADDRESS59 College Avenue TYPEThree-dimensional BUDGET$5,000 – $10,000 SURFACEWooded area OWNERWest Virginia Wesleyan College