In 16 paintings, local artist Connie Bostic pays tribute to the many local Black women who cared for white children in the first half of the 20th century.
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.
The Asheville gallery’s new online exhibition doubles as a fundraiser for nonprofits fighting for justice and equality.
“When I see pets, they’re the purist form of unconditional love and joy,” says Angela Alexander. “When I look at them, I feel those things.”
Of the exhibition #HUMAN, Singh notes, “This is probably the only time in my life I’ve created political or social [commentary] pieces. If you look back at my work, it’s nudes and romantic, lots of sensual energy, which is really important to my creative process. But I’m definitely finding spaces for broadening the conversation.”
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.
On Friday, March 1, Youth Arts Empowerment will share their collective works at the Pink Dog Creative Gallery. The show, titled On the Cusp, runs through Sunday, March 31.
On Friday, June 15, the YMI Cultural Center will host ‘Trigger Warning,’ an art exhibit by members of Pink Dog Creative.
The group exhibition on climate change opens Feb. 3 at Pink Dog Gallery.
“Zolas Embrace (peaceful earth)” is the latest mural at Pink Dog Creative. The image is a call for love and unity.
‘Streets of Ashe,’ is a series of portraits by photographer Elia Lehman. Starting Friday, July 14, the work will be on display at Pink Dog Creative.
Art, says Joseph Pearson, helps facilitate conversation, which can lead to a better understanding among groups and individuals. The challenge, he notes, is getting people to address and discuss the issues in the first place.
The River Arts District’s Spring Studio Stroll takes place over Mother’s Day weekend — Saturday and Sunday, May 20 and 21.
When you think of Asheville’s River Arts District, what comes to mind are probably things like painting, sculpture, pottery, glass blowing — you get the drift. But as the neighborhood continues to expand and evolve, new businesses are also popping up. In the last six months, a number of retail shops have opened in the […]
The figure-scapes portion of the series explores themes of decay, metamorphosis and rebirth. A female subject is present in each painting. “Throughout Western art, the female figure has been used … to represent certain ideas and philosophies — liberty, justice,” says Pearson.
The latest art exhibit at the Pink Dog Creative in the River Arts District seems, in part, a response to all this talking at, rather than conversing with, or, better yet, thinking through.
As Easter nears, Kulish will be opening up registration for her studio-based classes in pysanky, where she will lead attendees through the Ukrainian craft, just as her mother had those many years ago.
Beneath all the irony and bleak comedy lies pronounced carnality, vulnerability and a tactile emphasis on figure. Jensen’s paintings engage the viewer as frames of an individual mind — intimate, nonsensical, damaged, absurd.
For 41 years, photographer Rob Amberg has kept an acute documentary eye on Madison County. With his camera, he’s created an insightful, ongoing narrative that’s familiar yet analytical of every back road, kitchen and front porch in a bucolic landscape. Amberg’s intimate and personal views of the county’s residents have long been among his most […]
Time is of the essence for two current solo exhibitions. Dox Trash, An American Journey: Georgia to Philadelphia, organized by the Dolan/Maxwell Gallery and Georgia College Museum of Art is at the Asheville Art Museum; Twenty Years Progress, new works by local artist Tom Pazderka, is at Pink Dog Creative. Each sets the stage for […]
This weekend includes National Get Outdoors Day, and we’ve got plenty opportunities to do just that. If you prefer to stay inside, don’t fret; there’s art, music and more, all for a nominal fee.