Local bands open and close each segment of this body-inspired entertainment extravaganza, which will be hosted at the Orange Peel on Sunday, July 5, at 7:30 p.m.
The painter’s decidedly hopeful “Messengers” collection will be featured in the F.W. Front Gallery at Woolworth Walk for the duration of July with a meet and greet opening reception on Friday, July 3, from 5-7 p.m.
According to the press release, “two women inhabit a mythic landscape of sand and ice, inviting inclusive spectrums of connection through voice, body, and object relations” in the interdisciplinary performance by Megan Ransmeier and Julia Rich.
Each week, Xpress highlights notable WNC crowdsourcing initiatives that may inspire readers to become new faces in the crowd. This week features a life-sized equestrian art installation by Nora Hartlaub, Gypsy Queen Cuisine’s new brick-and-mortar home, an action-packed board game and a comic series created by three locals.
Each week, Xpress highlights notable WNC crowdsourcing initiatives that may inspire readers to become new faces in the crowd. This week features a photo book capturing Hickory Nut Gap Farm’s storied past and present, a “Barnraiser” to help the farm build a kitchen and butchery on-site and a mobile app for mental wellness information hub MindPod Network.
Ron Kane worked as a carpenter on more than 38 movie sets and for four years apprenticed to Egyptian King Faruq’s sculptor Mustaf Naguib, but his career came to a sudden halt when he injured his spine on the set of Road to Perdition. Kane has since settled in a Candler-based warehouse-turned-living space where he crafts wooden artwork for customers. He has also created The Next Step for Humanity — the first of a 50-sculpture series called “Gates of Paradise” — and practices a low-key lifestyle he discovered through Sufism.
Over the last six years Castell Photography Gallery has organized an uninterrupted roster of the most innovative and intelligent photography exhibitions that Asheville has yet seen. The gallery has shown some of the medium’s greatest practitioners — historic and contemporary, national and local. But that has now come to an end.
Corn Close: A Cottage In Dentdale, otherwise known as Jargon #116, debuts Thursday, June 18 at The Captain’s Bookshelf. PUSH Skateshop and Gallery debuts its second full-length skate video, Left On Red, and PUSH: A Retrospective at PUSH Gallery, an exhibition of photographs and memorabilia.
Artists in Asheville are turning to the earth beneath their own feet to fuel their artistic expression. They are alchemists who can blend clay with egg whites and crushed stone to make paint, and they are advocates for the land with which they interact.
A local visual artist has volunteered to paint a 24-foot mural in Pack Square Park to honor Shindig on the Green’s equally enormous history. The project is being supported by local groups including Folkmoot USA and the Blue Ridge National Heritage Area who are holding a fundraiser for it this Sunday.
Asheville Art in the Park, entering its seventh year, not only takes place in both summer and fall, but runs for three consecutive Saturdays in both June and October.
REVOLVE, a new theory-minded artist collective and think space in the River Arts District, offers a venue for artists and craftspeople to share ideas and develop concepts.
Neil Goss’ medicinal art tour, Endor’s alternative teaching model for high-schoolers and Asheville FM all top this week’s local crowdsourcing campaigns.
Irene “Jenny” Pickens is a mother, a city employee and an Asheville artist looking to inspire.
American Folk hosts an exhibit of folk-art pieces utilizing the polka dot from Thursday, June 4, at 10 a.m. through Wednesday, June 24, with an opening reception on Friday, June 5
The exhibit by mother-and-son artists Cher Shaffer and Gabriel Shaffer runs through Sunday, July 12 at The Satellite Gallery, with an opening on Friday, June 5, 7-9 p.m.
Storytellers, an exhibition at upstairs [artspace] in Tryon, features narrative paintings by Arden B. Cone, Margaret Curtis, Dawn Hunter and Anna Jensen.
Michael Kane Studio is where Kane creates his clothes by using the Japanese dyeing technique Shibori, a method of binding and/or stitching a fabric so that the restricted areas absorb the dye to make irregular patterns and shapes.
If Tarocco lacks in story, it overwhelms in sensory stimulation. There is color and light and music – and truly staggering accomplishments of mechanical know-how and finely trained muscles. Tarocco is, above all else, a visual feast.
This Sunday, May 31, local artists and farmers will come together at Articulture’s first annual Art & Farm Tour. Art will be displayed in all different types of outdoor settings to give attendees a completely different experience than that of the normal “white wall gallery.”
Each week, Xpress highlights notable WNC crowdsourcing initiatives that may inspire readers to become new faces in the crowd. This week features Hall Fletcher Elementary school’s outdoor learning space, Roots + Wings School of Art and Design’s expansion onto a new campus and local band The Circus Mutts’ quest to raise funds for a new tour vehicle.