The Local Artists Series is a partnership between the Graduate Humanities Program and University Libraries (MUGC-South Charleston).  Each exhibit highlights the work of a local artist in around southern West Virginia.

Each exhibit is curated by Mark Tobin Moore.

Below is a list of our Local Artists exhibits, with the most recent listed first.


September 2011 Local Artists Installment: Staci M. Leech-Cornell
“A Much Curious Coop”

See the article in the Charleston Daily Mail here.

Reception 16 September 2011
On Display from September 12 to October 21, 2011


May 2011 Local Artists Installment: Hank Keeling: A Life in Art

A Faculty-Student-Community Collaborative Exhibit
Directed by Mark Tobin Moore
Produced by the “Life in Art” Graduate Humanities Seminar

Read the Press Release, here.

- Photos from the Opening Reception -


April 2011 Local Artists Installment: Traci Higginbotham

Reception 1 April 2011


March 2011 Exhibit: on disply in the MUGC Library March 5 – 17

< Reception Friday, March 11, 5:30 p.m., MUGC Library >

< See the story here. >


October 2010 Local Artists Installment

October 22 – December 5, 2010

Read about the series (MU Press Release) here.


September 2010 Installment

Frank Grant

September 6 – October 15

Reception: September 10, 2010

Read the MU Press Release (about both Sherry Powell & Frank Grant) here.