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.
Crowdfunding platforms make it possible for individuals and organizations of any size to harness social networks and raise start-up capital for projects that might otherwise fail due to lack of funding. Each week, Xpress highlights notable WNC crowdsourcing initiatives that may inspire readers to become new faces in the crowd. STEVE SHELL POETRY Steve Shell, […]
A Cynthia Homire exhibit; the opening of the Center for Craft, Creativity and Design; and the Biltmore Avenue Mural Project provide a full canvass for Friday night.
Local artist Gus Cutty is finishing up a new mural of Lou Reed in front of Static Records in downtown Asheville.
The 38th Annual Village Art & Craft Fair being held this weekend on the grounds of All Souls Cathedral in Biltmore Village.