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Organic Armor Creates Costumes for Fairies, Steampunk Kings & More

"Lord of Darkness" by Gus Cutty / Photo by Steve Mann
Asheville aerosol artist Gus Cutty is celebrating Halloween, and 80's heavy metal and horror movies in his latest show.

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?

SLUG: The Other Place We Live – Explorations in Dreams and Hypnagogia opens at The Satellite Gallery with a reception on Friday, May 1, and strives to "awaken personal and collective experiences of the unconscious human mind."

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.

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.

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.

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

Every theatre in town that has developed since the mid-‘70s has some relationship, even if just an indirect one, to Hazel Robinson and her Montford Park Players.

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".

This weekend is the River Arts District Studio Stroll in West Asheville, where over 170 artists open up their studios to the masses for two days of not only the perfect opportunities to support and buy local art, but also experience creative processes first hand.

Artist George Peterson seems to have skated his way into Asheville and taken over Biltmore Ave one venue at a time. I stopped in to attend his opening at Blue Spiral 1 this month to give him my support.

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