Smart Bets web extra: Contemporary Portrait show, “Lines and Lives of the Face”

A new collection of works, curated by Nancy Holmes, is set to open at the Upstairs Artspace (49 South Trade St., Tryon), on Friday, Oct. 7. The contemporary portrait show, titled Lines and Lives of the Face, brings together pieces from 14 artists. They are: Kevin Clinton, Mathew Curran, James Esber, Paul Flint, Alli Good, Ursula Gullow, Dawn Hunter, Taiyo la Paix, Francesco Lombardo, Brian Mashburn, Phillip McGuire, David Slone, Tim Speaker and Bob Trotman.

An opening reception takes place on Saturday, Oct. 8, with an informal talk at 4 p.m. and a reception from 5-8 p.m. The show runs through Thursday, Nov. 17, and a panel discussion with the artists is set for Tuesday, Nov. 1 at 7 p.m.


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About Alli Marshall
Alli Marshall has lived in Asheville for more than 20 years and loves live music, visual art, fiction and friendly dogs. She is the winner of the 2016 Thomas Wolfe Fiction Prize and the author of the novel "How to Talk to Rockstars," published by Logosophia Books. Follow me @alli_marshall

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