Berkeley Art Works

About the Berkeley Art Works

The Berkeley Art Works, a project of the Berkeley Arts Council, is the realization of the long-held dream of the arts community in Martinsburg and Berkeley County West Virginia: to have a community-based arts facility that supports local and regional artists, brings quality arts experiences for the members of the public, and provides a wide range of arts learning experiences for local residents, artists, and artisans.

Information for visitors to Berkeley Art Works

If you require assistance during your visit, please call 304-620-7277 in advance to let us know of your needs, or speak to a representative as you arrive. Parking is free after 5 pm. The city parking lot one block east on Burke Street offers plentiful parking. There are several restaurants downtown offering specialties and homestyle favorites for breakfast, lunch and dinner.

Artists At The Works

The Berkeley Art Works is the Martinsburg home for a select group of local and regional artists, whose work is on display and for sale in the gallery during our business hours. Meet the Artists at The Works here.

116 North Queen Street, Martinsburg, WV - 304-620-7277
web: artworks.berkeleyartswv.org - email berkeleyartswv@gmail.com
Winter Hours: Thursday - Saturday Noon-5pm, Sunday, Noon-3pm


What's In The Works?

Exhibits:

Fourth Annual Art and Earth Juried Exhibit
(The Juror's Selections are in: CLICK HERE)

The Berkeley Arts Council announces the Fourth Annual Art and Earth Juried Art Exhibit. The exhibit, which is produced by the Berkeley Arts Council, has the theme “Art and Earth: My Art – My World” and entries should reflect the artist’s view of nature, the environment, or reflect an Earth Day related theme.

The exhibit will open April 10, 2014 in the special exhibit gallery space at the Berkeley Art Works, 116 North Queen Street in Martinsburg. The exhibit will be on display through May 4, 2014.

The juror for the 2014 exhibit is Lauren Schell Dickens, the Assistant Curator of Contemporary Art at the Corcoran Gallery of Art in Washington, DC.

May 8 - 19, 2014

9th Annual VIZZI Award Winners

The winning entries from the 9th Annual VIZZI awards will be on display at the Berkeley Art Works. The VIZZI Awards are sponsored by James Rumsey Technical Institute in Hedgesville, WV. For more information see the JRTI web site.

May 22 - June 22, 2014

Photo14: Juried Photogaphy Exhibit

The Berkeley Arts Council in Martinsburg, West Virginia announces Photo14, its 2014 Juried Photography Exhibit, to be displayed in the Berkeley Art Works Gallery, 116 North Queen Street in Martinsburg. The exhibit will be on display May 22 – June 22, 2014. There will be a reception on Saturday, May 24, from 5-7pm.

The Juror for the exhibit is John Hoover, who is an Adjunct Professor of Photography at Montgomery College in Rockville, Maryland and a working freelance and assignment photographer specializing in portraits, travel, architectural and event photography.

Special Event

Friday May 9, 2014; 6:30-8:30pm
Second Friday Poetry: Yours or Another's

The Berkeley Art Works, 116 North Queen Street in Martinsburg presents “Second Friday Poetry Reading: Yours or Another's” on Friday, April 11from 6:30-8:00pm. Sign in at 6:30pm. The evening is free and open to the public. (Donations to support the Art Works are appreciated.)

Readers will present their selection in the order they register. If there is a high turnout, readings will be limited to 30 lines. You may read your own poetry or the work of another poet if credit is given.

For more information call Eldon Winston at 304-264-4783.


Workshops

Registration Now Open

"Capturing the Light"

3 Day Watercolor Workshop
with Lynn Ferris, NWS, FWS

September 15, 16, 17, 2014

Workshop Fee $275
Advance Registration Required


 

Classes for Adults

Intermediate Watercolor Painting

Wednesdays, May 7, 14, 21, 28 June 4, 11; 12:30 - 2:30 pm
Instructor: Judith Becker

Pre-registration Required: Click Here

Intermediate Watercolor Pencil Painting

Wednesdays, May 7, 14, 21, 28, June 4, 11; 3:00 - 5:00pm
Instructor: Judith Becker

Pre-registration Required: Click Here

Acrylic Painting Playground

Thursdays, 13, 20, 27, Apr 3, 10, 17; 6:30 - 8:30pm
Instructor: Jean Kellogg

Pre-registration Required: Click Here

Introduction to "Spritzilism"

Fridays, May 9, 16, 23, 30, June 6, 13; 12:30 - 2:30pm
Instructor: Judith Becker
Pre-registration Required: Click Here

Intermediate Colored Pencil Painting

Fridays, May 9, 16, 22, 30, June 6, 13; 3:00 - 5:00 pm
Instructor: Judith Becker

Pre-registration Required: Click Here

Classes For Children

After School Portraits (Age 8-16)

Tuesdays, May 6, 13, 20, 27, June 3, 10; 4:00 - 5:30pm
Instructor: Katie MacKinnon
Pre-registration Required: Click Here

Home School Beginning Drawing(Age 7-12)

Fridays, May 9, 16, 22, 30, June 6, 13; 9:30-11 am
Instructor: Katie MacKinnon

Pre-registration Required: Click Here