“When I see pets, they’re the purist form of unconditional love and joy,” says Angela Alexander. “When I look at them, I feel those things.”
More than 40 local and national acts are scheduled for this year’s Asheville Fringe. The four-day ticketed portion of the festival runs Thursday-Sunday, Jan. 23-26, with additional parties and free events taking place now through Sunday, Jan. 26.
Of the exhibition #HUMAN, Singh notes, “This is probably the only time in my life I’ve created political or social [commentary] pieces. If you look back at my work, it’s nudes and romantic, lots of sensual energy, which is really important to my creative process. But I’m definitely finding spaces for broadening the conversation.”
The “Dark Art show” has an opening reception on Jan. 11 at Art Garden.
From theater and live music to art exhibitions and literature, 2019 produces great works across genres.
The exhibition is open to the public on the second Wednesday of each month, December-June, starting Wednesday, Dec. 11.
Have you ever been on or dreamed of going on a big adventure? Then you’re in luck! For Xpress’ 2020 Kids Issues, the theme is “My Big Adventure.” Deadline is Friday, Jan. 31.
Not only is purchasing handmade goods more inspirational than stressful, buying local puts more cash into the pockets of area artists and back into the local economy.
On Friday, Dec. 6, the local artist will debut her latest installation, Völuspá Vision Story, at Pink Dog Gallery. Combining drawings, paintings, sculptures and textile, the work offers a visual interpretation of “Völuspá,” the first known Norse poem.
The monthly celebration of Marshall’s art scene takes place Nov. 21.
The Delta House fundraiser takes place Nov. 16 at A-B Tech’s Conference Center.
When Pattiy Torno (who moved to Asheville in the mid-’80s, attracted by creative culture and health consciousness) purchased the former Standard Oil distribution center, “this was out in the middle of nowhere,” she says.
The Asheville Art Museum re-opens with two major exhibitions, Intersections in American Art and Appalachia Now!
Asheville-based artist Coco Villa launches her new brand on Oct. 10 at Revolve Studios.
Another aim for adé PROJECT is to work with as many artists of color as possible, using a cooperative model. “We often are left out of decision-making processes or not invited to the table where decisions are being made,” Cortina Caldwell explains.
The Brooklyn-based folk-noir duo plays Asheville Julyan Davis’ Mill at Riverside studio on Sept. 24.
The outdoor fine art and craft show returns to downtown Weaverville on Sept. 21.
The Asheville Area Arts Council’s latest color ball spotlights grant recipients in South Slope and River Arts District venues.
All Access Art Show invites artists and makers of all levels to showcase their work. The opening reception is Friday, Sept. 6 at The Refinery Creator Space.
The East End/Valley Street Community Heritage Festival offers a celebration specific to that section of town and its past and present inhabitants. Organizers will recognize the oldest living residents of the neighborhood — one is a nonagenarian — and Aggie Jean Jackson, author of two books set in Asheville’s East End, will be on hand to discuss and sign copies of her works.
The collaborative multimedia project between Liz Williams and Al Murray has an opening reception Aug. 23 at REVOLVE.