As Asheville businesses begin to resurface from the crushing effects of COVID-19, the S&W Building and the Grove Arcade are being reimagined as vibrant, food-focused community gathering spots.
Kimberly Dow will be part of the first group of women to have their art on the lunar surface; SART announces its 2021 season; and more area arts news.
“A Pastoral Palette Resized: Rural Spaces for the Soul” opens Oct. 4, Urban Combat Wrestling turns one and other area arts news.
Arroyo’s work is popular at festivals such as Dragon Con and Illuxcon and appears on skateboards. “I’m a skateboarder and it’s pretty cool to ride my own deck,” he says.
The Asheville Citizen-Times Co.’s former building once stood where Woolworth Walk stands today. The structure, built in 1902, was razed in 1939.
Solares, whose shared exhibition with local painter Jennifer Barrineau opens Friday, March 3, in the F. W. Gallery, was born in Cuba.
Since he was 11 years old, Jem Klein has perfected the craft of flute making.
Both artists’ work will be featured in Woolworth Walk’s FW Front Gallery throughout the month of August, and their opening reception takes place Friday, Aug. 5.
The collaborative exhibit will be displayed for the duration of February in Woolworth Walk’s F. W. Front Gallery, where contributing artists will host an opening reception on Friday, Feb. 5, from 4-6 p.m.
Both local artists host an opening reception at Woolworth Walk Friday, Jan. 8, from 4 to 6 p.m. Free.
Both artists’ work will be on display at Woolworth Walk’s front gallery for the duration of November with a meet-and-greet reception Friday, Nov. 6, from 5-7 p.m. Free.
A selection of work from the artist’s Kenilworth-based company Kathleen Lewis Designs will be displayed in Woolworth Walk’s front gallery for the month of September, with a free meet-and-greet reception planned for Friday, Sept. 4, from 5-7 p.m.
In many ways, Jacob Blankenship is a typical 23-year-old: He likes video games and anime, and he works part time at Pizza Hut. But one look at Blankenship’s sketchbook reveals that beneath his affable façade lies a talented and focused artistic soul.
The painter’s decidedly hopeful “Messengers” collection will be featured in the F.W. Front Gallery at Woolworth Walk for the duration of July with a meet and greet opening reception on Friday, July 3, from 5-7 p.m.
Watercolors, colored pencil, collage and ink converge in the surreal artwork of Karen Noel, who says she feels “captivated by the Blue Ridge Mountains and the colors of the seasons.”
Portentous and meticulously crafted urban landscapes typify painter Brian Mashburn‘s body of work, which often juxtaposes a calm observer — perhaps iconic of nature or purity — among background rubble. The artist, who has lived and worked in Asheville for more than a decade and garnered increasing national and international attention over the past two […]
Like a lot of kids, Erik Johansen doodled his way through math and social studies classes. Unlike a lot of kids, he taught himself to draw and launched a lifelong pursuit. After traveling the world to further his self-motivated art education, Johansen settled in Asheville. According to his bio, he “tends to focus his artistic […]
Painter Julie Armbruster uses mixed media to create human-animal hybrid characters . Armbruster’s latest show, Puddles and Projections will be featured in the F.W. Front Gallery at Woolworth Walk for the duration of September
this week marks the first art walk of the 2014 season. Among other gallery openings, Woolworth Walk holds a reception for Keeler + Nelson, featuring the works of glass artist Kyle Keeler and painter John Nelson (whose art is pictured here).
How do you move an 1,800-lb., 10-foot-tall steel sculpture? With a crane. And lots of help. (photos by Bill Rhodes)