Tag: "art"

Horse and Hero, new downtown Asheville shop, to feature indy crafts, Short Street Cakes goods, Gabriel Shaffer art

| March 13, 2014 | Comments (0)
Horse and Hero, new downtown Asheville shop, to feature indy crafts, Short Street Cakes goods, Gabriel Shaffer art

Horse and Hero will be like a mini Big Crafty located in a brick-and-mortar shop at 14 Patton Ave. in downtown Asheville.

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Atlanta artist PaperFrank finishes new mural in downtown Asheville

| January 21, 2014 | Comments (0)
Atlanta artist PaperFrank finishes new mural in downtown Asheville

PaperFrank is working to increase his profile in Asheville ahead of an upcoming art show.

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Two of my favorite Asheville photographers open exhibits Friday: Bellemare at Izzy’s, Zen at Ananda West

| August 2, 2013 | Comments (0)
Two of my favorite Asheville photographers open exhibits Friday: Bellemare at Izzy’s, Zen at Ananda West

I really love the work of both Anthony Bellemare and Zen Sutherland. Check them out.

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Junk comes to life in Asheville artist Llewellyn’s hands

| March 8, 2013 | Comments (0)
Junk comes to life in Asheville artist Llewellyn’s hands

Chas Llewellyn, inspired by Asheville icon John Payne, has his own fascinating industrial art. See it tonight at Wedge Studios.

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‘window’ art exhibition to showcase image-makers in downtown Asheville

| February 15, 2013 | Comments (0)
‘window’ art exhibition to showcase image-makers in downtown Asheville

The exhibition, which will be in the window of Henco Reprographics on Broadway, will start March 1.

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Nonprofit publisher seeks $15,000 to get ‘The Asheville Art Book’ to press

| November 8, 2012 | Comments (0)
Nonprofit publisher seeks $15,000 to get ‘The Asheville Art Book’ to press

The book will feature the work of 100 Asheville artists, with essays by Connie Bostic and Ursula Gullow.

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Ashvegas movie review: Ai Weiwei documentary essential viewing

| September 7, 2012 | Comments (3)
(Sundance Selects)

Whether due to careful editing or just plain accuracy, Alison Klayman’s “Ai Weiwei: Never Sorry” depicts the man as one who can do no wrong.

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Q&A with local artist Chris Ortega

| August 14, 2012 | Comments (3)
Q&A with local artist Chris Ortega

Ortega will open his first local solo show on Aug. 18.

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Conference on work of Buckminster Fuller set for Sept. 28-30 at UNCA

| July 27, 2012 | Comments (2)
Conference on work of Buckminster Fuller set for Sept. 28-30 at UNCA

The three day conference of artists and scholars will focus on Fuller’s “comprehensive anticipatory design science.”

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Asheville artist Gus Cutty to open show Aug. 8 at DeSoto Lounge

| July 18, 2012 | Comments (0)
Asheville artist Gus Cutty to open show Aug. 8 at DeSoto Lounge

Cutty’s 10 stylized portraits in the show feature subjects known as much for their abuse of alcohol as their genuius.

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Woolworth Walk to celebrate 10th anniversary w/ ice cream social on June 15

| June 6, 2012 | Comments (0)
Woolworth Walk to celebrate 10th anniversary w/ ice cream social on June 15

Woolworth Walk is one of my favorite ways to see what great art Asheville’s creatives are producing. From The Laurel: This iconic building has been at 25 Haywood Street in downtown Asheville since F.W. Woolworth first opened its doors to customers in 1938. It was given a second lease on life several years ago when [...]

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Desert Moon Designs Studios & Gallery seeking textile and fiber artists for upcoming exhibition

| February 14, 2012 | Comments (0)
Desert Moon Designs Studios & Gallery seeking textile and fiber artists for upcoming exhibition

Press release here: Call to Artists: The Cutting Edge: The Language of Textiles & Fiber Art Exhibition Dates: April 4-May 5, 2012 Applications Due: March 3, 2012 In this fast paced world, the technology of spoken and written human communication and the tools it requires are ever changing. The language of textile and fiber artists [...]

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The Click! Project shows off amazing photography of area shutterbugs

| January 26, 2012 | Comments (1)
The Click! Project shows off amazing photography of area shutterbugs

The Click! Project is the work of 14 area photographers who want to really show off the work of professional photographers. Here’s the lovely note from loyal reader Sarah: Hi Jason, I’m a big fan of the Ashvegas blog, such a great resource for Asheville lovers! I wanted to let you know about The CLICK! Project. [...]

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Pecha Kucha, art and design event, coming to River Arts District

| January 18, 2012 | Comments (0)
Pecha Kucha, art and design event, coming to River Arts District

Here’s the press release: Please join us for our 5th installment of PKN – Asheville. As you may already know, PKN is a great event which focuses on Art and Design, featuring local designers and artist who are bold enough to share what inspires them through a short slide show. It is a global design [...]

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Mountain Made store to celebrate re-grand opening after sale to Mountain BizWorks grad

| January 9, 2012 | Comments (0)
Mountain Made store to celebrate re-grand opening after sale to Mountain BizWorks grad

The Mountain Made store, opened by Mountain BizWorks, has been sold to a Mountain BizWorks grad. Here’s the note from loyal reader Anna: Dear Jason, On January 18th, we will be holding a re-opening ribbon cutting for Mountain Made in the Grove Arcade. Mountain BizWorks opened the retail store in 2002 and recently sold it [...]

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The Lift Studios, new digs in River Arts District, now open

| December 16, 2011 | Comments (3)
The Lift Studios, new digs in River Arts District, now open

Here’s the great note from loyal reader Daniel, who wants folks to know about his new studio in Asheville’s River Arts District: And to elaborate on what The Lift is… my wife Michelle and I bought and renovated an old (1907) building on depot st and are operating as a working studio and gallery for [...]

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Missing the Xmas Jam? Check out the art show up at Satellite Gallery

| December 12, 2011 | Comments (0)
Missing the Xmas Jam? Check out the art show up at Satellite Gallery

The Christmas Jam show at Satellite Gallery is amazing. Here’s a note I received from Joshua, one of the artists on display: Hi Jason, Just wanted to extend an invite to the Satellite Gallery X-Mas Jam Art show opening tomorrow night (Fri) from 4-7. I will have my new Grateful Dead poster up. I was [...]

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Asheville Glass Center to be profiled on CNN

| December 6, 2011 | Comments (0)
Asheville Glass Center to be profiled on CNN

Here’s the info from YouTube: CNN visited Asheville’s River Arts District today and took a class at Asheville Glass Center. The clip will be aired on CNN in mid-January. Alex Greenwood, glass artists and teaching artist at the AGC, taught Joe Carter CNN’s Off The Beaten Path reporter, how to make a glass. The AGC [...]

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