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Smart Bets: Street to Studio
Local artist Neil Carroll’s exhibit of graffiti-inspired, mixed-media art and fine furniture opens July 13 at Grovewood Gallery.
Curated holiday markets offer gift-buying alternatives
Curious about holiday markets? Check out these pop-ups planned around Asheville.
Smart Bets: Craft in Toyland
The group exhibition of handcrafted toys and games opens Nov. 18 at Grovewood Gallery.
Conscious Party: Arts for Life exhibition
Grovewood Gallery hosts an exhibition of artwork by Arts For Life pediatric patients Sept. 2-17.
Smart bets: Southern Migrations
The show will be on view through Sunday, Aug. 20, with an opening reception on Saturday, July 15.
Smart bets: Holiday Sip and Shop
Wine, warm cider and handcrafted wares promise to make a delightful holiday market at the Grovewood Gallery, which holds its annual Holiday Sip & Shop every December. Visitors imbibe (there are cookies, too) while browsing special holiday gifts. Local artists like painter Cynthia Wilson and dollmaker Charlie Patricolo show off their skills during two weekends. […]
Craft Week events around WNC
Join in the celebration: Plan a long weekend of studio-hopping, a self-guided exhibition tour or a visit to a craft fair (or three).
Asheville Art Talk: Josh Cote and his wild hares
In his latest exhibit, “Wild Hares and Other Phantasmagoria,” artist Josh Cote leaves no medium unexplored.
WNC celebrates American Craft Week
American Craft Week actually spans 10 days — from Friday, Oct. 2, to Sunday, Oct. 11 — with participating organizations in every state. Many states, however, only have an event or two. North Carolina boasts 40 entries on the American Craft Week website, and so many of those (34) are based in Western N.C. that the region is just one of three with its own webpage.
Smart bets: Wood & Wine
Grovewood Gallery recently added an exhibition space dedicated to fine wood art. And how better to celebrate than with a toast? That’s the idea behind Wood & Wine, a showcase and celebration featuring contemporary sculptural and functional work. Included in the show is French artist Alain Mailland, “who specializes in green wood hollowing techniques,” according […]
Smart bets: Ancient Voices
“My art combines elements and sources to capture the essence of things that endure, things that last, ancient voices that speak to our hearts in modern times,” says Indianapolis-based wood artist Clay Foster. His fine-art wood sculptures will be displayed alongside local artist Brad Stroman’s contemporary realist paintings in an exhibition titled Ancient Voices. Stroman […]
This weekend on a shoestring
This weekend brings art, music and the great outdoors. So whether you browse, participate or sit back and relax, these budget-friendly events are sure to entertain. Share more low-cost happenings in the comments section.