Local artist Mark Schieferstein holds an exhibition opening at The Mothlight, Feb. 7

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Local artist Mark Schieferstein holds an exhibition opening at The Mothlight, Feb. 7

Mark Schieferstein is having an art opening at the Mothlight in West Asheville on Friday, February 7. The exhibition, entitled ‘Function’, will consist of functional metal sculpture , jewelry and home furnishings. Included are sleek and contemporary candle holders, upcycled tables and lighting. The style of his work is minimal and industrial with modern approaches and interesting textures.

“My main inspiration is creating art for small spaces with a modern aesthetic”, says the artist.

The opening will be from 6-9pm. The Mothlight is located at 701 Haywood Road.

Mark is a local artist who specializes in upcycling salvaged metal into functional and contemporary art. He studio is located on the South Slope, at 244 Short Coxe Ave. To see more of his work, visit skrapmonkey.com.

About Alli Marshall
Alli Marshall has lived in Asheville for more than 20 years and loves live music, visual art, fiction and friendly dogs. She is the winner of the 2016 Thomas Wolfe Fiction Prize and the author of the novel "How to Talk to Rockstars," published by Logosophia Books. Follow me @alli_marshall

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