On May 10, the exhibit In Times Like These will open at Pink Dog Creative. Immigration, greed, race, religion and the presidency of Donald Trump are among the topics explored on the page and captured on the canvas.
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Asya Colie mounts an exhibition inspired by Asheville and Cotignac, France
While in Cotignac, France, this summer, Colie had a show at Cercle des Arts, the gallery attached to her village’s 16th century church. Now back in Asheville, she is readying a collection that will hang in ananda hair studio for three months.
Pedro Esqueda curates an exhibition of works by artists in recovery
‘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.
Kreh Mellick opens a solo exhibition at Blue Spiral 1
The intended narrative within the drawing remains ambiguous to the viewer, and that’s the way Kreh Mellick wants it. “I’ve given you a small set of things to look at, and then you get to create that story yourself. That’s what I love about books without words, that interaction between the artist and the author,” she says.
Smart bets: Wish List Celebration
American Folk Art compiled a “gift closet” stocked with special works from the 40 artists who the gallery showcases. The show opens for Black Friday, Nov. 27, at 10 a.m.
Daniel Nevins exhibits paintings inspired by the Torah
Childrens book publisher Candlewick Press paired local artist Nevins with writer Amy Ehrlich and together they created With a Mighty Hand: The Story in the Torah. Nevins’ part of that publication was a series of 40 narrative paintings depicting various characters and scenes from the first five books of the Bible. Those works will be shown for the first time, alongside some of Nevins’ related paintings and large-scale abstracts, at UNC Asheville’s S. Tucker Cooke Gallery. An opening reception takes place Thursday, Sept. 24.
State of the arts: Americans Who Tell the Truth at the YMI Cultural Center
Americans Who Tell the Truth, an exhibition of Robert Shetterly’s portraits of advocates and activists, opens at the YMI Cultural Center Saturday, Sept. 19.
Mica Gallery hosts a cross-disciplinary craft exhibition
Mica Gallery’s current show, “Rock, Paper, Scissors” is on display through Tuesday, July 21. The exhibition features Bill Brown’s steel sculptures, Lisa Blackburn’s prints, and Thor and Jennifer Bueno’s glass stones.
Smart bets: White Wolf Kin
The exhibit by mother-and-son artists Cher Shaffer and Gabriel Shaffer runs through Sunday, July 12 at The Satellite Gallery, with an opening on Friday, June 5, 7-9 p.m.
Local artist Pinky exhibits at The Odditorium
Local artist Lisa René, aka Pinky Rasta, works in acrylic and canvas as well as atypical mediums such as found-object sculpture, broken glass on canvas, and as a model for her own photography. The exhibit of her work runs through May.
Two reasons to go down an alley on Friday night
Castell Photography and Blue Spiral 1 are teaming up for a one-night-only collaborative opening event on Friday, May 1, from 5 to 8 p.m. Both galleries will debut group photography exhibitions in conjunction with the Downtown Asheville Arts District’s monthly first Friday art walk.
Smart bets: A Confluence of Elements
The Asheville Loft, a gallery and art space (at 52 Broadway, Suite. 3B), launches with a group show. A Confluence of Elements features work by local artists and themes of nature, spirituality and personal experience. Alena Hennessy is an author, workshop leader and painter; Matthew Beasley is a musician and mixed-media artist who is “influenced […]
Smart bets: Ron Killian
Local artist Ron Killian, based in Asheville since ’98, says that after a long period of quiet, it’s time to yell loudly. His shout takes the form of a new collection of work with an unusual inspiration: vandalism on a men’s bathroom wall. “Someone had taken a lighter to the plaster,” he writes. “A single […]
Turning a new page
The Book & Print Arts Collective holds a members show, “Rewriting History.” The exhibit runs Friday, March 7-Saturday, May 24 at Asheville BookWorks.
“Tim Brought Age” art opening preview
Local artist Gus Gutty gives an insider look at his new show, a collection of works in aerosol, which opens at PUSH Skateshop and Gallery tonight. Click through for the video.
So much to do, so little time
Mark your calendar: Friday, Dec. 7 is one of those days in Asheville where everything is happening. Art openings, music and a singalong are all on the agenda.
Six women, three shows, two nights
Julie Ambrustar, Tiffany Ownbey, Joyce Thornburg, Dulci Ellenberger, Alli Good and Bridget Conn all open new exhibits this weekend (Friday and Saturday, Oct. 5 and 6). The works range from illustrations and papier-mâché to music and photography.
Local photographer Michael Oppenheim juxtaposes images from New York City and Asheville. A reception for the show is held Sunday, Oct. 7 at Vinnie’s.
Desert Moon Designs Studios and Gallery opens “Mixed Media Mamas”
The exhibit, which celebrates motherhood, opens on Friday, May 11. Image of “Best Kept Secrets” by Peggy DeBell.
The art of travel
“I-de-ta-tions,” the new exhibition by painter Christopher Holt, which opens at The Fine Arts Leage Gallery on Thursday, April 26, includes images from Cataloochee Valley, Jamaica, Haiti, Italy and Australia.
Little work, big show
American Folk Art & Framing holds its eighth annual [Beloved] Miniatures Show. Opening reception this Friday. Image: “Lion Heart” by Karl Mullen.