This year, the 17th for the event, features the work of local designer Denise Carbonell.
There will be many local artists, including Asheville-based illustrators Gregory Dickens, Wayne Bernstein, Elizabeth Albright and Jarrett Rutland.
Eric Baden saw the opportunity to “take another issue of urgency, which has to do with care for the environment,” he says, “and the fact that, just like Asheville has a big craft community, there’s also a really important climate-based community.”
The self-guided tours of North Asheville artists’ studios runs Oct. 27-28.
Woman-owned businesses are the norm in Weaverville’s downtown district, a bustling hamlet that puts the lie to the notion of small towns as sleepy places where nothing much ever happens.
While in Cotignac, France, this summer, Colie had a show at Cercle des Arts, the gallery attached to her village’s 16th century church. Now back in Asheville, she is readying a collection that will hang in ananda hair studio for three months.
The collection of artists slated to appear at the Saturday and Sunday, Oct. 13 and 14 festival in the River Arts District is fringey, women-led, often queer-identifying, and less white-centric than the typical Western North Carolina music festival.
During this nationally celebrated event, held Friday, Oct. 5-Wednesday, Oct. 14, studios and galleries throughout the country open their doors to shine a spotlight on handmade craft in all its forms.
Open Coven, a new collective designed to assist fledgling as well as experienced artists in discovering the sacred process of making art, offers indoor and outdoor workshops this fall.
Artists and gallery owners are recognizing the benefits of incorporating craft beverage sales into their business models.
On Saturday, Sept. 29, Say It Loud will debut at 22 London Road. The collection explores issues of beauty, gender, ethnic identity and stereotypes.
The annual celebration of regional culture takes place Sept. 29 at Western Carolina University.
The exhibition, which opens on Friday, Sept. 28, not only examines the work of one of the most widely-regarded modern artists of the 20th century, but celebrates the relocation of BMCM+AC its new 120 College St. home.
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The fine art and craft show returns to downtown Weaverville on Sept. 15.
‘New Vision, New Hope: Asheville Artists in Recovery,’ an exhibition of works by more than 20 local creatives who are navigating their own paths through rehabilitation, opens at the Asheville Area Arts Council on Friday, Sept. 7.
The opening reception for the first in a series of thematic group shows takes place Sept. 8 at Izzy’s Coffee Den.
The artist will display about a dozen paintings as part of the group exhibition Reverie, which opens at Blue Spiral 1 on Thursday, Sept. 6.
On Sunday, Sept. 2, the Christy Lynn Band will take the stage as one of the many musical acts perfuming at the Living Asheville Arts Festival on Lexington Avenue.
The Snozzberries’ immersive, collaborative A/V experience takes place Aug. 31 at Asheville Music Hall.
The downtown space has an opening reception for two shows on Aug. 30.