The potter talks new projects and the city’s clay arts scene.
Four of a Kind: Keith Shubert on the local puppetry scene
The puppeteer and toy maker talks new projects and the city’s fringe arts scene.
Local youths learn sewing, upcycling skills
Olivia Slosiarek was struggling to sew a collar on the bodice of a dress. “Why did you choose a supercomplicated dress?” Stina Andersen asked her young student with a smile. Slosiarek’s answer was thoughtful: She explained that something about the below-the-knee dress, depicted on a 1980s McCall’s pattern she found in Andersen’s classroom, appealed to […]
Four of a Kind: Janice Gouldthorpe talks local glass arts scene
The NCGC executive director talks the art nonprofit’s expansion and the local glass scene.
Center for Craft broadens impact with new five-year plan
The Craft Matters plan is centered on activating resources, catalyzing craft communities and amplifying craft’s impact.
Four of a Kind: Audrey Laine Sawyer discusses local crafts
The jeweler and metalworker talks new projects and the city’s craft scene.
Asheville’s newest exhibit spaces provide fresh opportunities
The owners of Czart Gallery, Modern Muse and Origins Makerspace discuss their journeys as business owners.
Arts nonprofits share insights on finding success
Leaders for the two local arts nonprofits discuss their recent doings and tips on getting started in a challenging environment.
Great Scott!: A Craft Fair of the Southern Highlands odyssey
Our reporter tags along with Black Mountain-based woodworker David Scott at the 75th Craft Fair of the Southern Highlands.
Creatives in the Crowd: Emma Macchiarini’s metalwork carries on family tradition
The third-generation metalworker discusses her commitment to the craft.
Asheville’s costume shops serve diverse community desires
Local costume shop owners share how they got into the industry and discuss Asheville’s continued support of their businesses.
Local arts shops create unique holiday gifts
With the holidays here, local arts and craft shops offer creative gifts for the season of giving.
‘Black in Black on Black’ exhibit combines social science data with art
The well-rounded presentation changed the way the research team and artists thought about presenting their work.
Creatives in the Crowd: Marshall Fisher finds infinite possibilities with kaleidoscopes
The Black Mountain-based artist discusses his history with the resurgent craft.
Asheville Printmakers unite for inaugural Invitational Group Show
The independent alliance of artists broadly define the medium of “the print” to encompass a wide range of processes and content, using creative approaches both traditional and experimental.
Lake Monster Parade offers accessible family fun
Aquatic creatures flock to Lake Tomahawk, two pairs of artists form new studios and more area arts news.
Art in Bloom and Midsummer Market highlight rural creators
Black Mountain Center for the Arts continues a long-running tradition while the Madison County Arts Council starts a new one.
Around Town: Urban Renewal Impact website goes live
The findings of Priscilla Robinson’s 14-year project are published, a recent Asheville High graduate earns a spot in the prestigious GRAMMY Camp and more area arts news.
Montford Park Players spotlight women writers in new show
Honor Moor, Barbie Angell and Kathryn Langwell reinterpret Grimm’s fairy tales; Concerts on the Creek return to Sylva; plus more area arts news.
The Booth Fairy Project and Positive Signs of Love spread joy with painted slogans
Two independent projects are bringing messages of positivity to Asheville residents, one sign at a time.
Around Town: Nina Simone Archive breaks ground
Tryon gets one step closer to honoring the legendary soul singer; the Historic Resources Commission honors local champions; and more area arts news.