‘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.
Ian Wilkinson and other muralists will transform the parking deck over two weekends this month. “Doctors, patients and members of the public are invited to participate in a collaborative mural wall” on Saturday and Sunday, Aug. 25 and 26, according to a press release.
The 46th annual gathering of over 100 artisans from across the Southeast takes place Aug. 4-5 on the grounds of All Souls Cathedral.
On Aug. 1, Roe Dawn’s ‘essay, v.’ will open at Revolve at the RAMP South Studio; two days later ‘Conditions for an Unfinished Work of Mourning’ will debut at the Tracey Morgan Gallery. The coinciding exhibits capture various elements of Roe’s recent travels to the coastal border of France and Spain.
The opening event for the Asheville painter’s solo show, “Love Letter to Appalachia,” takes place August 4 at the Stand Gallery.
Pack Square Park will be transformed into a handmade hotspot on Sunday, July 15, as The Big Crafty celebrates a decade of independent art and artists.
The biennial painting festival and sale returns to the Jackson County town July 17-21.
Giving a platform to the collection of artists and ideas “was like lighting a match,” Colby Caldwell says. “I thought we’d have one show a month. It became where we could literally have a show every day.”
On Sunday, July 1, Momentum Gallery will debut its exhibit, Reflections, as part of Summer of Glass series.
The Asheville Zine Fest now fills a regional need, attracting some 300 guests and 40 vendors, including notable local authors like F.T. Lukens.
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On Friday, June 15, the YMI Cultural Center will host ‘Trigger Warning,’ an art exhibit by members of Pink Dog Creative.
Asheville BookWorks hosts an exhibition of the 11-artist collective’s work, June 7-July 28.
The event began unofficially over a decade ago, during Marshall’s French Broad Friday, when a few enthusiastic participants dressed up like mermaids for the festivities. They were a hit.
The exhibition of Asheville-based contemporary artists runs June 1-30 at The Satellite Gallery.
The exhibition and sale of revisioned vintage postcards by Terry Taylor benefits the Friends of the North Carolina Room projects and will be held June 1-2 at 305 Hillside St.