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Asheville Art Gallery Hosts Live Art Demos – 2014 Schedule

“The beginning is the most important part of the work.” ~Plato

Mountain Made, a downtown Asheville art gallery, is pleased to present our 2014 schedule of  live arts and crafts demonstrations.

Every Saturday from 11-4PM, we will be hosting a live demonstration given by one of our local Asheville artists. The demonstrations will be on a variety of arts and crafts such as hand molded ceramics, fiber and textile crafts, metalwork, hand made paper, bead-making as well as many other wonderful and original art forms.

Each artist will be available to speak with you, while working at our mini artist’s studio, inside the gallery.

We invite you to Come By & Watch Our Asheville Artists in Action!

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Check out the complete schedule below…

Our Fall Schedule

Our Asheville Artists

Past Demos

Congrats to Mary Carol Koester, BH Discovery Center’s October 2014 “Visiting Artist”

It is our pleasure to congratulate Mary Carol Koester for becoming the October visiting artist at at the Beverly-Hanks Discovery Center in Biltmore Park Town Square, located at 1 Town Square Boulevard, Asheville, NC 28803.

Mary is a member of the Southern Highlands Guild and HandMade in America, not to mention she has several of her custom made books and journals on display here at the Mountain Made Gallery.

The Best Asheville Travel Souvenirs?  Fiber Art Cairns (Stone Stacks)

Stacking stones is a very old business.  Stone stacking has used as trail markers in many parts of the world by all different types of cultures.

They are especially popular among traders and hikers who moved along the trails and pathways of our WNC highlands. Cairns can be found at trail-heads, on mountaintops, along waysides and near waterway crossings.

Asheville Art Gallery Hosts Live Art Demos – 2014 Schedule

“The beginning is the most important part of the work.” ~Plato Mountain Made, a downtown Asheville art gallery, is pleased to present our 2014 schedule of  live arts and crafts demonstrations. Every Saturday from 11-4PM, we will be hosting a live demonstration given by one of our local Asheville artists. The demonstrations will be on […]

American Craft Week 2014 is Here!

  When we were growing up in the shadows of the Appalachian Mountains the words “Made in America” used to mean things were made with the highest of quality by skilled and caring craftspeople. “Made in America” meant things were produced by our local artisans and artists who were independent-minded with creative and innovative spirits. […]

Asheville Basket Makers Show Off

“Art is not a handicraft, it is the transmission of feeling the artist has experienced.” ~ Leo Tolstoy Baskets and basket making is one of mankind’s oldest and most widespread crafts. From the frigid arctic north to the scorching desert heat, all types of cultures have made baskets for everything from harvesting and hauling, to […]

Bring or Mail Us Your “Leaves” for Our Glorious Fall Art Project!

Come Join Our Interactive Art Party – October Art Walk Date: Friday, October 3. 2014 – 5:00 PM – 8:00 PM As you might have heard by now Mountain Made has been hosting a series of interactive art projects all summer long. And to kick off our celebration of American Craft Week (Oct 3- 12, 2014), we will […]

Congrats to Matt Tommey, 2014 “American Made” Finalist

Martha Stewart Loves My Baskets…” That was the subject of an email we got a short time ago from Asheville artist, Matt Tommey. In his email he goes on to explain, that, “Martha Stewart chose me as one of the 12 finalists in the Nature Crafts category of her national ‘American Made’ competition this year. […]