Wood is used in forms of sculpture, craft, and decoration including chip carving, wood burning, and marquetry and more. The history of logging and the role of the forest in Appalachian life have greatly influenced the culture of the Mountain Arts District region, and that influence is found in the wood art across the area. Below are craftspeople and shops that provide unique arts and crafts constructed here in the heart of West Virginia.
Katy McClane is a flutist, fine artist, and cuts and paints wooden art doors.
Art in Green Bank, Inc.
Art in Green Bank is a gallery collection of hand-crafted paintings, pottery, jewelry, woodwork, art classes.
Robert Rose makes hand-crafted acoustic guitars, mandolins, and ukuleles.
Mill Whistle Arts Co-op
The artwork at Mill Whistle Arts reflects Richwood, WV’s lumber heritage.
Augusta Heritage Center of Davis & Elkins College
The Augusta Heritage Center is a nationally and internationally known traditional music, folklife and folk arts programs.
Artistry On Main
Artist co-op gallery & store located in Buckhannon, WV featuring unique handmade items.
BrenWood Forge & Broom
Artist blacksmith and an Appalachian-style broom maker located near Hillsboro, WV.
Artists At Work
Artist co-op gallery & store located in Elkins, WV featuring the region’s premier artists.