“I feel that all art is symbolic, and good art can convey both feelings and ideas,” says local artist Joshua Spiceland. “What new meaning can these objects that we see everyday take on when they are presented in the symbolic realm of the picture?”
In Phillips’ latest collection, the artist combines a series of themes that seek to play with viewers’ perceptions, as well as call to mind ancient tales reminiscent of the modern day.
The multi-media presentation debuts at the Revolve Project Space on Friday, Aug. 11, at 8 p.m.
Each week, Xpress highlights notable WNC crowdsourcing initiatives that may inspire readers to become new faces in the crowd. This week features an educational fund in Jeff Knorr’s memory, start up funds for Black Star Line Brewing, and an art project starring a unicorn-dinosaur hybrid.
The Asheville area has long attracted out-of-state painters, photographers and indie crafters. But what happens after these creative nonnatives decide to trade visitor status for residency? Transplants, an art exhibit opening Friday, Aug. 6, and running through Sunday, Sept. 24, at the Tracey Morgan Gallery, seeks to answer that question.
While studying at Burren College of Art in Western Ireland, “I knew I wanted to use plant dyes, so I started foraging from the local landscape,” says Suzanne Teune. Mainly what she found were blackberries, discovered when a classmate crushed a handful into a white t-shirt.
Each week, Xpress highlights notable WNC crowdsourcing initiatives that may inspire readers to become new faces in the crowd. This week features a Candler-based illustrator’s third book plus a mother-daughter baking blog.
On Thursday, July 27, Constance Vlahoulis and 18 other local and regional artists will come together for Clouds, the latest exhibit at the Adler Gallery in Posana Restaurant.
On display through Friday, August 18, Inheritance opens with a reception on Saturday, July 15.
The show will be on view through Sunday, Aug. 20, with an opening reception on Saturday, July 15.
Victor Palomino will showcase a series of dynamic mixed-media painting and sculpture pieces at the DeSoto Lounge. The exhibition opens on Thursday, July 6.
The artistic collaboration takes place at The BLOCK off Biltmore on Sunday, July 2.
We continue to share more of the engaging student art and writing from the 2017 Kids Issue. In this post, we feature contributions from students at Asheville School and Claxton Elementary School.
We are continuing to share student art and writing from the 2017 Kids Issue. In this post, we feature contributions from students at Asheville School and The Learning Community School.
“I had this slot for a show and I thought, ‘I’d like to pass this opportunity onto a lot of people,’” curator Severn Eaton says. He’s doing just that with the group show ‘Debut,’ opening at PUSH on Friday, June 16.
The benefit show takes place at The Mothlight on Wednesday, June 14.
This season, two new events — the Better Dads Festival and Xpand Fest — are launching in downtown Asheville. A little further out in Hot Springs, ballad singers and hikers are coming together to celebrate the Bluff Mountain Festival’s 22nd year.
WHAT: An art show fundraiser for Appalachian Wildlife Refuge WHEN: Sunday, June 11, 1-5 p.m. WHERE: The Boathouse at the Smoky Park Supper Club WHY: Art lovers and animal enthusiasts alike will have the chance to make a difference in the care of injured animals by attending the Wild Art art show and fundraiser. Appalachian […]
‘Parables in Clay and Paint,’ is a themed-collection by Asheville painter Mark Bettis and Brevard-based sculptor Christine Kosiba.
“Kibwe is a Swahili word for ‘blessed,’” says Devin Lancaster. He chose it because, regardless of what we go through, whether positive or negative, the opportunity for the experience is a blessing, he says.
Flowers’ exhibit, ‘Signs of Life,’ opens with an artist reception on Friday, June 2, at at Pink Dog Creative.