Gallery walks and live demonstrations in the River Arts District

Press release from the River Arts District Artists: 

On the Second Saturday of each month until the end of the year, the River Arts District will be holding gallery walks with live demonstrations, live music, wine tastings / spreads of food, and more!

Meander the mile-long district while the artists keep their doors open late. There are more than 200 artists in the 23 buildings throughout the district. Most of them will be on hand to describe or show you their techniques as well as share with you what inspires them.

Saturday, May 12, 2018 10 am – 8pm
Special Second Saturday events:

•A FREE TROLLEY will circle the district every half hour from 10am to 6pm.

Eco-Depot Marketplace
408 Depot Street
Noon – 7pm
Live music with Chris Wilhelm and Jacob Donham (4:30-7pm), live demos of ceramics by Anita Walling, mosaics by Linda Martin, painting by Susan Hanning & Barbara Wade.
Banner celebration in recognition of Mark & Lynda Sondles, Shelley Schenker, Sondra Dorn, Judi Goloff & Anita Walling.

Trackside Studios
375 Depot St
Art, demos, live music and refreshements

362 Depot Studios
362 Depot Street
11am – 6pm
Demos and refreshments all day at 362 Depot Studios!
12-3: Rich Nelson & Gary Cooley – live model portrait painting.
3-6: Pamella O’Conner, Jenny Ellis, Karen Noel, & Cindy Chenard – various artists’ demos.

Philip DeAngelo Studio
115 Roberts Street
3 – 6 pm
“Convergence” – a show featuring the collaborative efforts of Philip DeAngelo, Tanya Franklin and Ray Charnell. See how these artists combine their individual painting, glass and metalwork talents into unique artwork.

37 Paynes Way
Come see our fresh spring lighting while enjoying some refreshing beverages.

Wedge Studios
111-129 Roberts St
Art In Bloom at Wedge Studios
Join Wedge Studios artists welcoming Spring!
Molly Courcelle, Bee Sieburg, Cindy Walton, Patricia Hargrove, Elise Okrend, Mark Bettis and Jacqui Fehl will be exploring florals thru their own medium in live demos all day.
Light refreshments will be served

Asheville Ceramics Gallery/ Phil Mechanic Studios
109 Roberts Street
4pm – 7pm
Ceramic Arts opening for featured guest artist Bridget Fox of Mudventions!

Stephanie Jones Studio – Riverview Station #211
191 Lyman Street #211
Stop by today and participate in a repurposed art project.

310 ART at Riverview Station
181 Lyman St, #310
10am – 6pm
310 ART presents “Emergence”, a show celebrating the arrival of spring and the artist’s own visual revelations as they uncover and explore personal visions in their art. April 1st – May 31st with all day receptions April 14th and May 12th, 10-6. Refreshments, demos and meet the artists. Featured are new original paintings, sculpture, book art, wearables and more by 20 local well known artists.

Riverside Studios
174 W. Haywood St
10 am-6 pm
Opening Reception
New and Figurative work by Brit J. Oie
Mixed Media Demonstrations and Refreshments.

Odyssey Co-op Gallery
238 Clingman Ave
Art, demos, live music and refreshements

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