The oil painter and graphic designer talks new projects and the city’s visual arts scene.
Four of a Kind: Starr Sariego discusses the local photography scene
The photographer and curator talks new projects and the city’s visual arts scene.
Creatives in the Crowd: Kelly Saunders surrenders to the flow
For most of her adult life, Kelly Saunders has enjoyed a full and successful career in corporate marketing. But her passion always brought her back to painting.
Asheville artists celebrate the creative legacy of Carrie Cox
Previous and current Wedge artists come together to celebrate the life of fellow artist Carrie Cox.
Kids’ takes: Area youths share creative works about spring
This month, we feature three works from third and fourth grade students at Odyssey School.
Creatives in the Crowd: Forrest Douglas spreads opportunity via tattooing
The Asheville native freely shares his body art knowledge, and his generosity is proving contagious.
New collage exhibit debuts at Pink Dog
Show curators Connie Bostic and Marya Roland discuss the joys of the democratic art form.
Local shelter provides a place for creativity and hope
Art, says JoeRob, has saved him from drug addiction and has offered him a deeper sense of purpose in life. Through the Restored Dreams Project, he’s hoping to extend that message to others facing adverse experiences.
Kids stuff: The beauty of mistakes
Amy Chambers, art teacher at Glen Arden Elementary, discusses the benefits of the arts and the dedication teachers bring to the profession.
Green in brief: Duke Energy completes Hot Springs microgrid
The microgrid includes 2 megawatts of solar panel capacity and 4.4 MW of battery storage. Those resources are enough to power the entire town for an extended period if its connection to the main grid is disrupted.
Year in Review: Arts professionals lift each other up
Local theater professionals, musicians and photographers lend their expertise to this year’s reflections.
Asheville’s newest exhibit spaces provide fresh opportunities
The owners of Czart Gallery, Modern Muse and Origins Makerspace discuss their journeys as business owners.
Mike Poggioli’s photography book captures the Blue Ridge at sunrise
The Asheville transplant discusses his journey to landscape photography.
Intertribal Graffiti Jam honors Asheville’s Indigenous roots
The Oct. 20-23 event united artists from across the U.S., representing 10 different Indigenous nations.
Local artist brings calming visuals to life through augmented reality
“It’s all about subtle stillness for me and taking people to places I have been or like to be,” says local artist Jaime Byrd. “I want to express and dive deeper into these landscapes.”
Art in the Heart imagines the future of Pack Square Plaza
City officials and selected artists discuss the initial stages of the public art project.
New art exhibit raises heavy questions about the future
Local artist Skip Rohde raises questions on topics such as war and gentrification in his latest exhibit, What May Be.
Around Town: The East End/Valley Street Community Heritage Festival returns
The East End/Valley Street Neighborhood Association celebrates the neighborhood’s legacy and heritage on Saturday, Aug. 27, at Martin Luther King Jr. Park. Also: The Asheville Symphony Orchestra’s new season launches; Western Carolina University hosts its latest exhibits; and more!
Creatives in the Crowd: Cyndi’s paintings soothe feline health trauma
The Waynesville-based artist discusses her challenging but inspiring past year.
Local couple collaborate on comprehensive Appalachian Trail book
Amber and Joshua Niven discuss working together on their new book, “Discovering the Appalachian Trail: A Guide to the Trail’s Greatest Hikes.”
Exhibit spotlights LGBTQIA+ photographers
“This Skin I’m In: A Visual Narrative” runs through Aug. 29 at Revolve gallery.