Asheville art

Kathleen Hahn in the 4th emersion: Fall from Grace. Photo: J. Christian Smilanic, Dawnfire Photography
And so we find ourselves immersed in art. Sassafras Jones on a first two weeks in Asheville.

GritVegas 4th of July Update
It's 4th of July weekend in Asheville, and we've got a lot of ideas for how you can celebrate Independence Day--and all the days around it. From live music to independent bookstores to downtown shopping and, of course, brunch, we've pretty much covered all the bases. Happy 4th, y'all.

Organic Armor
Organic Armor Creates Costumes for Fairies, Steampunk Kings & More

A Thing Representing a Window
The opening reception for a thing re | sembling a win • dow celebrates a show that explores the edges that lie between recognition and illegibility & meaning and its breakdown, with pieces from some of the area's most engaging artists.

GritVegas Weekend Update 5/19-5/22
This weekend is all about art and music in Asheville, with events ranging from the first Downtown After 5 to the Spring Stroll in the RAD.

Phil Cheney
How artist Phil Cheney came to create a coloring book (and everything in between).

Recycled China. Image: CCCD
Thomas Schmidt of Recycled China gives an art talk on the project, tradition vs. industrialization, and our relationship to waste materials at the Center for Craft, Creativity, and Design this Thursday, 4/21 at 6 pm.

Jenny Greer Fares. Photo Credit: Luxe House Photographic.
As the Asheville Area Arts Council receives the green light to move into the new 'Refinery Creator Space', local artists are solidifying their studio leases, including Sound Mind Creative artist Jenny Greer Fares.

All Go West lineup
All Go West's 2016 lineup and stages have been announced! All Go West happens in West Asheville on Saturday, 6/25.

Husbandry, Larkin Ford
UNCA alumnus + painter Larkin Ford returns to Asheville to present his solo exhibit, "Under the Sink." The opening reception is Friday, January 19 from 6-8 pm in Owen Hall (on the UNCA campus).

Credit: Kristin Shelly Photography
Highlights from the 14th Annual Asheville Fringe Arts Festival that went down despite Snowmageddon 2016

Parton My French But
This year I resolve to focus on the negative. Specifically, I plan to collect rejections.

The Asheville Area Arts Council is hosting "MISPRINTS: A Group Exploration into Printmaking, Craft, and Design" curated by and featuring Andy Herod along with 16 other Asheville area artists and crafts people. The opening reception is Friday, July 3rd.

Local artist Anna Jensen's latest show aims to be a provocative, engaging, and affecting collection of her very autobiographical, multimedia work that vividly combines humor and darkness. Show runs June 19 - August 2 at Pink Dog Creative.

This unique exhibit is where fans get to pay visual tribute to their cultural heroes, media makers and pop icons opens Friday May 1st at Downtown Books and News and remains on display through June 30. Who would you pay artistic homage to?

Charles Counts was a member and avid supporter of the Southern Highland Craft Guild and the epitome of a Renaissance man, practicing such various disciplines as pottery, quilting, weaving, rug hooking, drawing, painting and more.

Congratulations to local illustrator Fian Arroyo has one of his art pieces selected for the latest award-winning Spectrum Juried Awards Books that reinforce the importance and popularity of fantastic art – in a multitude of mediums – in today’s culture.

Get to know Asheville artists Sally Garner and Jason Rafferty who met at UNCA 5 years ago and have been active creators in the arts (and also a couple) ever since.

A primary goal for this column is to get a bit more dialogue going. I’m encouraged by the appearance that, in recent years, art audiences seem more engaging.

David Chatt, takes his time. Chatt’s medium has to do with beads and thread. And when you first hear about it, you immediately think of arts and crafts. But it’s so much more than that.

Ever wonder what goes into making a book or journal? Me neither, until I met sweet-as-honey Sara Brooks.

I was so thrilled to be able to chat with local Appalachian folk artist, Gabriel Shaffer...

Modern artist Mark Bettis brushes out other top local artists to win top spot for this year's WNCAP Auction with his abstract painting "Radiance".

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