Holler: Contemporary Appalachian Art Gallery
The Area’s Premiere Gallery for the Artist in You!
We are a non profit fine art gallery near the coal fields of central Appalachian. Holler Gallery, which was formerly the Virginia Bank of Commerce, opened in 1917 as a professional art gallery. Holler Gallery, established 100 years after the Virginia Bank of Commerce, was created to promote emerging artists. Holler was created in 2017 by Chase Bowman, a fellow artist. It is a venue that showcases fine Appalachian Art. Since 2020, Director Richard Shrewsbury tries to maintain the established aesthetic while expanding our focus of education & community participation.
Princeton, is a city in and the county seat of Mercer County, West Virginia, United States. The population was 5,872 at the 2020 census. It is part of the Bluefield micropolitan area. The city hosts the Princeton WhistlePigs baseball club of the Appalachian League. == History == === Early history === Princeton was named after the Battle of Princeton in Princeton, New Jersey, where General Hugh Mercer, the namesake of Mercer County, had died.