Van Slider is a native and resident of Paden City, WV. He has seriously pursued photography for over twenty-five years.
His photography has been used in magazines, calendars, print and online advertisements, television commercials, billboards, and various other publications. Van has also been successful in selling images for use as personal and corporate décor.
Among his credits are several magazine and calendar covers, as well as an exclusive calendar of his photography. His images have appeared in over fifty issues of Wonderful West Virginia since 1986. Included among his other credits are The Appalachians: America’s First and Last Frontier, Travel-Holiday, Blue Ridge Country, BrownTrout calendars, Reiman Publications, West Virginia; Mountain Majesty, Southern Farm and Ranch, Golf Styles Ohio, Golf Styles Washington, Farm Aid: A Song for America, Greenbrier Valley Quarterly, and WVU Sports Publications.
Wonderful West Virginia (over 50 issues since 1986)
The Appalachians: America’s First and Last Frontier
Blue Ridge Country
The Conservation Fund
West Virginia; Mountain Majesty
Golf Styles Ohio
Southern Farm & Ranch
Scenes of West Virginia
Catholic Charities USA
Farm Aid: A Song for America
A Guide to American States: West Virginia
West Virginia - Reaching New Heights
WVU Athletic Publications
Roll Out the Carpet: 101 Years of West Virginia University Basketball
Corporate and home wall décor
Advertising and Promotional Uses including magazines, billboards, and television