“However, a problem that is often overlooked is children in hospitals or shelters without comfort. This is the problem I acted upon by volunteering for Project Linus and making a security blanket for a baby in need.”
“We would attract more bugs like butterflies and bees to school, and we would waste less. It would help us and the animals.”
The work of 25 artists will be on display at the Adler Gallery starting March 22.
“The glimmer of joy dances in front of you/you latch on with all your might:/maybe there’s a chance for a redo?”
“How to help: Don’t treat people based on how they look or who they are; respect them.”
“Eat it up or when you’re through, compost it or give it to someone new!”
“A theme I have heard before is ‘ignorance is bliss,’ but the truth is, it’s not, and people suffer from ignorance every day. Stereotypes, bigotry and prejudice are all a type of ignorance, and I refuse to accept these as any form of bliss.”
“Making a difference is hard, but you can do it in your school, work or even your home. You don’t have to be famous to change the world. You can be 11, in school and just an average student.”
Asheville-based R&B artist Leeda “Lyric” Jones debuts the music video for her new single “Focus On Us” at The Social on Thursday, March 15.
The activist group Asheville Survivors Coalition has focused in recent months on bringing public attention to claims of unwanted sexual attention by anonymous women against artist Jonas Gerard. While some local organizations and businesses have removed Gerard’s work from their facilities in the wake of the activists’ protests, others have not. The arts community’s response has taken a variety of forms.
Now in its third year, and with more events than ever before, the weeklong Celebrate Zelda! festival, running Friday, March 9, to Friday, March 16, includes art exhibits, cocktail parties, gaming competitions and more.
Dual exhibitions pairing complimentary gallery artists open March 11.
The ninth annual gala and art auction is set for March 10 at Highland Brewing Co.
The exhibition of abstract paintings by Asheville artist Linda Gritta will be on display March 1-30 at UNC Asheville’s Ramsey Library.
Since relocating to Asheville in 2012, illustrator Geneva B. has sought to create joyful images.
Artists on the River Arts District building’s second floor throw a party to encourage an early spring.
The group exhibition on climate change opens Feb. 3 at Pink Dog Gallery.
The four-day multidisciplinary arts festival, which runs Thursday through Sunday, Jan. 25-28, is the place for artists to showcase new, innovative works. Subthemes for this year’s Fringe include experimental art, fringey fun, raw emotion, social justice and the wildly weird.
In conjunction with a new exhibition showcasing seven decades of his work, the Black Mountain College alumnus gives a gallery talk Jan. 19 at the BMC Museum + Arts Center.
Mountain Xpress is now accepting art, photos, essays and poetry from K-12 students for the 2018 Kids Issue. The deadline is Friday, Feb. 9. The theme: “Let’s fix it!”
“I thought it would be cool if the line went out the door and people were fighting over artwork,” organizer Kristin Schoonover says of last year’s inaugural exhibition. “That’s exactly how it was. The space was so packed.”