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.
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.
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.
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’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.
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 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.
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.
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 […]
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 […]
The Book & Print Arts Collective holds a members show, “Rewriting History.” The exhibit runs Friday, March 7-Saturday, May 24 at Asheville BookWorks.
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.
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.
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.
The exhibit, which celebrates motherhood, opens on Friday, May 11. Image of “Best Kept Secrets” by Peggy DeBell.
“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.
American Folk Art & Framing holds its eighth annual [Beloved] Miniatures Show. Opening reception this Friday. Image: “Lion Heart” by Karl Mullen.
ZaPow! and Castell Photography both hosted openings on Friday night. Here’s what they looked like.