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Racial justice in the local arts community, one year later
Local artists and arts leaders discuss the state of racial justice in the creative community, one year after George Floyd’s murder and the Black Lives Matter protests.
A&E roundup: Pickens commissioned to create Wortham Center courtyard mural
The Asheville native is hard at work on her next major project, plus other recent news from the local arts scene.
A behind-the-scenes look at Asheville’s Black Lives Matter mural
The lead artists of the giant downtown mural discuss planning and implementing the inspirational work.
Asheville’s inclusive art exhibitions
While this city still has a long way to go to when it comes to equity and representation of diversity within the local art scene, 2018 showed strides in that direction.
Exhibition spotlights the work of local nonwhite artists
“Asheville Through Brown Eyes,” with work by Joseph Pearson, Jenny Pickens, Valeria Watson, Noel Jefferson, James Love, Viola Spells and Cleaster Cotton, opens Friday, Dec. 7, in the Asheville Area Art Gallery’s Thom Robinson and Ray Griffin Exhibition Space.
Asheville Art Talk: Jenny Pickens brings the world together
“Zolas Embrace (peaceful earth)” is the latest mural at Pink Dog Creative. The image is a call for love and unity.