“Traditionally, our Fall Festival is a time for celebrating our Appalachian heritage with our vibrant community of locals, students, staff and visitors,” says Jerry Jackson.
Mars Hill University’s Weizenblatt Gallery will host the exhibit “drift: [know no borders]” Wednesday, Oct. 26-Sunday-Sunday, Nov. 20. Works by artists Donna E. Price and Elisa Treml’s make up the collection. The exhibit also marks Treml’s first time to both Western North Carolina and the United States.
From his Weaverville home studio, self-taught artist Stefan Vinyarszky carves intricate figures and landscapes from wood and stone.
A larger-than-life-size bronze sculpture of the famous landscape architect who designed the grounds of the Biltmore Estate will be revealed this week in the Arboretum’s Blue Ridge Court.
Ron Kane worked as a carpenter on more than 38 movie sets and for four years apprenticed to Egyptian King Faruq’s sculptor Mustaf Naguib, but his career came to a sudden halt when he injured his spine on the set of Road to Perdition. Kane has since settled in a Candler-based warehouse-turned-living space where he crafts wooden artwork for customers. He has also created The Next Step for Humanity — the first of a 50-sculpture series called “Gates of Paradise” — and practices a low-key lifestyle he discovered through Sufism.
This afternoon, the Asheville Area Chamber of Commerce and local artist Jonas Gerard unveiled “Electric Mantra,” a painted steel sculpture which Gerard has gifted to the Asheville Visitor Center.
Local artist Willy Rosencrans has been carving sculptures from fallen trees along UNC-Asheville’s South Campus Trails.
The Urban Trail, a tour through downtown Asheville punctuated by dozens of bronze sculptures and an accompanying plaque detailing local history, remains incomplete 18 years after its inception. But there may be an end in sight.
The Energy Loop, Asheville’s first public art sculpture, is set to be returned to downtown on Saturday after sitting in storage for years.
Harry McDaniel’s newest sculpture comes to rest in Asheville