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WOLFCREEKPRINTERY 2017 CALENDAR & ARTISTS:

Wolf Creek Printery 2017 Calendar Images
Spruce Knob January 2017 calendar image
January
Spruce Knob
©2016 Rhea Knight
 
Flowers Give Love to the World February 2017 calendar image
February
Flowers Give Love to the World
©2016 Vivian R. Pranulis
 
Lower Falls of Hills Creek March 2017 calendar image
March
Lower Falls of Hills Creek
©2016 Rhea Knight
 
Appalachian Spring 2017 calendar image
April
Appalachian Spring
©2016 Vivian R. Pranulis
 
Black Bear Cub on Muddy Creek Mountain May 2017 calendar image
May
Black Bear Cub on Muddy Creek Mountain
©2016 Vivian R. Pranulis
 
Red Creek June 2017 calendar image
June
Red Creek
©2016 Rhea Knight
 
A Lewisburg Garden July 2017 calendar image
July
A Lewisburg Garden
©2016 Vivian R. Pranulis
 
Late Summer at Blackwater Falls August 2017 calendar image
August
Late Summer at Blackwater Falls
©2016 Rhea Knight
 
Cedar Waxwing and Pokeberry Sepember 2017 calendar image
September
Cedar Waxwing and Pokeberry
©2016 Rhea Knight
 
North Fork Mountain October 2017 calendar image
October
North Fork Mountain
©2016 Rhea Knight
 
Barn Owl November 2017 calendar image
November
Barn Owl
©2016 Vivian R. Pranulis
 
Lewisburg WV December 2017 calendar image
December
Lewisburg WV - Silk-screen print 1991 Wolf Creek calendar
©1990 Vivian Pranulis
 
Cover Design: Pen and Ink Drawing "Grey Wolf" by Richard A. Pranulis

Wolf Creek Printery Artists
Richard & Vivian PranulisRichard & Vivian Pranulis

Richard and Vivian Pranulis began silk-screening in 1971, designing and printing a calendar for the year 1972. The calendar, inspired by the beauty of rural West Virginia, has been printed every years since. Until a silk-screen press was purchased, the calendar was printed by hand in small editions.

On moving to a farm in the Wolf Creek district of Monroe County, they gave their business the name Wolf Creek Printery; marketing the calendar was done through fairs and festivals throughout West Virginia and surrounding states. In 1986 the Printery moved from the farmhouse workshop to its present location in Alderson, WV.

The Calendar was screen printed until 1992, with Richard and Vivian sharing art work and production. Richard managed printing as well as the growing business, with the help of a skilled and loyal staff. Beginning in 1993, calendar images have been based on Vivian's oil paintings. These years also saw the creation of three Wolf Creek retail shops - efforts which included Richards's design plans and restoration of two historic buildings in Lewisburg, WV.

We appreciate so much our customers, who are in every state and several foreign countries. Thank you for your wonderful support over the many years!

Vivian Reynolds PranulisVivian Reynolds Pranulis

Born in Charleston, West Virginia, Vivian has been drawing and painting since childhood. While studying nursing at Alderson –Broaddus College (Philippi, WV), she had the good fortune to take art with Herbert Waters, master wood-engraver, who was a great source of inspiration.

After working as an RN for a few years, Vivian decided to pursue her calling as an artist. It was then that she met Richard and they began working together to create Wolf Creek Printery. For many years Vivian's vibrant oil paintings have been the basis for the Wolf Creek Calendar.

Vivian's website: wolfcreekprintery.com

Rhea KnightRhea Knight

A lifelong resident of rural West Virginia, Rhea has always felt drawn to wilderness. An avid hiker, Rhea gains inspiration for her landscape and wildlife paintings through backcountry travels throughout Appalachia.

Rhea is an award winning artist whose work has been selected for exhibit in national and international shows. Galleries showing Rhea's paintings include the David L. Dickirson Fine Art Gallery at Tamarack in Beckley, WV, and MountainMade in Thomas, WV.

Rhea's website: yessy.com/rheaknight


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