Richwood hosting arts festival Oct 6-14

PRESS RELEASE A week of arts activities from October 6-14 is being dubbed “West Virginia’s most colorful arts festival.”  Scheduled to coincide with peak leaf season in Richwood, the Mountain Color Art Show has exploded into a dozen activities for art lovers.   The week offers something for everyone: the beginning artist, the art collector, the art […]

‘Arts in Recovery’ program showcases work at Carnegie Hall

By Jeffrey Kanode for RealWV, Artist and teacher Sean O’Connell calls clay “humbling but challenging material.” It exists everywhere, and like people, he said, it’s malleable. He describes working with clay as “a dance. You do your part, and the clay does its part.” Thanks to a creative collaboration, O’Connell just taught this transforming art […]

Lee Gillespie

Lee is a native of Greenbrier County. After completing Lewisburg High School, he went on to attend WVU where he majored in Music Education and was Feature Twirler for the WVU Marching Band. Upon graduation from WVU, he returned to his home town of Lewisburg and became Band Director of Lewisburg High School. When the […]