Davis Gallery

Saturday Evening Cartoons

"Saturday Evening Cartoons" Art Exhibit opening featuring Culture Thief Apr 7 at 6 PM!!!

Brought to you by Artist Collective of West Virginia, Monongalia Arts CenterMARS Morgantown Art Record StudioRetro-tique, and Alien Gold

This an Art exhibition of the Artists interpretations of the cartoons, comics, illustrations, and crazy toys that have influenced our lives. This show will be highly entertaining with thought provoking work that will cross the boundaries of technical illustration – fan art – to manic cartoon surrealism. During this opening event we will have many interactive art pieces and experiences including projected outlaw animation room, cartoony games and 2 musical performances by the most amazing Culture Thief

WARNING – This show will have adult material not suitable for some audiences. There may be nudity, violence and/or adult situations. We assure you it will be in good taste or just hilariously insane like cartoons we love.

Snacks will be provided by the wonderful Cheese Louise!!!!

We will be raffling off some really super prizes such as
-Gift Certs
-Mystery Box

We will be playing awesome games like
– OG Bop it tournament 
– Cartoon Pictionary 
– Best Sound effects 

Beverages and light snacks will be provided. 
There is a $5 suggested donation for entrance into this opening event to support the band. 

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It’s an Art and a Science

Join us this March to welcome the works of local Scientists and Students, in this exhibition of research based images and science inspired art! We will be featuring work in our Davis gallery from the Students and Faculty of the WVU Biology and Astronomy departments. Our exhibition headliner is Kristyn Lizbinski, a doctoral student who's work won first prize in DRVision and Interstellate's 2017 Neuroscience Travel Award contest, which promotes interesting art from the neuroscience field. We will also feature artist's from WVU's "Celebrating Einstein" event, https://einstein.wvu.edu/featurettes/einstein-artwork  We hope y'all will be able to attend the opening of our next Davis gallery event on March 2 at 6PM.

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Holiday Exhibition and Sale Prospectus

Happy HolidaysNovember 3, 2017


Regional Artists:


You are invited to participate in Monongalia Arts Center’s mixed-media Holiday Exhibition & Sale November 20, 2017 – January 27, 2018. There is no fee to participate in this seasonal sales opportunity nor any limit on the number of pieces you may enter.  Please note the following:


  1. Artwork must be original; only exception is boxed notecards and signed and     

numbered prints.

  1. If unframed, all photographs, paintings and drawings must be matted and


  1. Each piece of artwork must have an appropriate hanging mechanism      

and bear a visible price tag that includes the artist’s initials and price.

  1. You must provide MAC with an inventory sheet listing all artwork      


  1. Work will be hung, or if small, in display cases.  You may bring your own    

display fixture/bin. 

      6.   MAC will retain a commission on total pre-tax sales of 20%.

      7.   Your artwork is to be delivered to MAC the week of November 13 – 17,    

            11:30am – 7pm.

      8.   You may pick up unsold artwork on Monday, January 29, 11:30am –     

            7pm.  MAC will be closed December 24 – January 8, 2018; MAC will reopen at  

            11am Monday,  January 8, 2018.

      9.   To accommodate consumers, we accept Visa, MasterCard, Discover, checks,   

             and cash.

    10.   You will receive a check from MAC for your total sales (less the commission)     

              by February 17, 2018.


Please let us know if you will be participating in this year’s Holiday Exhibition & Sale by calling 304-292-3325 or email us at info@monartscenter.com. We look forward to your participation.


Ro Brooks

Executive Director


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ARTS Walk Returns To MAC: Art, Music and More…

TG post cardFriday, September 22 marks the return of the annual Morgantown ARTS Walk from 6 – 9 pm. The program, sponsored by Greater Morgantown Convention and Visitors Bureau, Main Street Morgantown, Monongalia Arts Center (MAC) and Arts Monongahela, is intended to celebrate the hardworking arts community in Morgantown.

MAC will be one of the information points on the ARTS Walk, which features street vendors and events across High Street, and it will host programming as well. Two new art exhibitions will be unveiled during the event: Life In The Projects, and Transcending the Gutter. The public opening reception for the two events will take place from 6 – 9 pm in accordance with the ARTS Walk schedule, welcoming the public to experience and celebrate the artists’ work.


Life In The Projects, the first solo exhibition featuring John Michael Barone, will be featured downstairs in the Benedum Gallery. It will feature many of Barone’s signature pieces, featured in many of MAC’s previous exhibitions, as well as some new pieces. Barone is the executive director at Artist Collective West Virginia, and known for his psychedelic and mystical style and a love for pop culture and humor.


Transcending the Gutter will be featured upstairs in the Davis Gallery with contributions from multiple artists. This exhibition features musical performances by Orville Rex and Hericide at 9 pm, with a $5 cover charge.


MAC is located at 107 High Street, Morgantown, WV. Inquiries should be directed to info@monartscenter.com or 304-292-3325.



Image: Untitled by Capen Snyder, part of Transcending The Gutter


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Senior Showcase Prospectus

Senior Showcase Prospectus 2017


Sponsored by

The Community Living Initiatives Corporation (CLIC)



Exhibition Dates:  July 7 – 29, 2017


Opening Public Reception:  Friday, July 7 ~ 6 – 8 pm


Eligibility:  All entries must be original, completed within the past two years, and created by an artist 50 years or older.  All paintings, drawings, photographs, and poetry must be suitably framed, tagged, and wired for hanging.  Drawings, watercolors and photographs must be under glass or plexiglass.  Sculptures, ceramics and textiles must be prepared for display.  All submitted work will be shown; no rejections unless work is improperly prepared for exhibiting or deemed inappropriate by the MAC board of directors.  Two entries per person permitted.  Any work conceived as a multiple should be in an edition of no more than three.

Artwork must be labeled on back (labels below) to include:  Artist’s name, telephone number, email address, title, medium, and selling price or NFS (if not for sale). 


Submission of Entries:  Benedum Gallery, Monongalia Arts Center, 107 High Street, Morgantown, WV, Monday, June 26, 2017, 11:30 am – 7 pm.  Questions:  (304) 292-3325; info@monartscenter.com


Return of Entries:  Monday, July 31, 11:30 am – 7 pm


Awards:  Ribbons will be presented for First, Second, and Third Place during opening reception on July 7 at 7 pm.  People’s Choice announced July 31.


Commission:  A commission will be paid to MAC on all artwork sold during the exhibition; 20% MACmembers; 30% nonmembers.


Liability – All artwork will be given reasonable care; however, neither MAC nor CLIC will be responsible for damage or theft of work displayed.  Therefore, it is suggested that you carry your own insurance.

Senior Showcase

Prospectus 2017

Page Two



Please fill out the labels below and attach to the back of your artwork:



































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