Throughout much of the 1950s, Asheville residents raised the same question again and again: Where can I find a taxidermist?
Between 1880 and 1890, Asheville’s population grew by over 350 percent. With an influx of new blood came plenty of new businesses as well.
Nearly two dozen chameleons, iguanas, frogs, eels, fish and birds make up the central cast of a theatrical exhibition on view through Tuesday, Dec. 23, at Edge of Asheville Gallery & Design Studio. But these are not your average anthropomorphic artworks. Nor are the birds, reptiles and amphibians among the ordinary — or the living. […]