Featured artist at the fort

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Savannah Schroll Guz of Weirton, executive director of the Weirton Area Museum and Cultural Center, is the Steubenville Art Association’s featured artist at Historic Fort Steuben for the month of August. Standing next to one her works, Guz is a mixed-media artist, Guz is a member of the SAA, the Top of WV Arts Council and the Hanover Area Arts Guild in Hanover, Pa. Her work has illustrated books and literary journals, including Folio, American University’s literary journal; Box Car Poetry Review; The Boiler; Your Impossible Voice; Wild Woman Rising; Meat for Tea; Gravel Magazine; Glass Mountain; and Jenny Mag, Youngstown State University’s literary journal. Her work is in private collections from New York City to San Diego and has been shown or is slated to appear in Wellsburg, West Virginia’s Martha’s Gallery; York, Pennsylvania’s HIVE artspace, Creative York, The Parliament Arts Organization, and Marketview Arts; Weirton, West Virginia’s Summit Gallery; Steubenville, Ohio’s Center of Music and Art; Pittsburgh’s Future Tenant, GalleriE CHIZ, and Pittsburgh Glass Center; Minneapolis’ Light Grey Art Lab; Rochester, New York’s RoCo; NYC’s Artists Space; and Hudson, New York’s Limner Gallery. Representing the state of West Virginia, she is one of 36 artists selected to create a stripe for Her Flag, a collaboration with artist Marilyn Artus to commemorate the centenary of the 19th Amendment. Savannah’s stripe design was sewn onto to the 18′ x 26′ flag on June 26 in Charleston, W.Va.


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