Glassblower Jason Probstein will be showcasing his awesome techniques during a series of live holiday demonstrations hosted by Mountain Made from now until Dec 21, 2014.
Mountain Made has been hosting holiday glassblowing demos by Jason for several years now. In fact many families have made special trips into town to view him at work and collect “this year’s ornament”.
So naturally we are proud to welcome Jason back again for this year…From November 19th, 2014 – December 20th, 2014, every Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday from 11:00 AM -4:00 PM.
“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!
Asheville author Celia Miles, one of the most popular and profile Mountain Made authors has a new novel out, “The Body at Wrapp’s Mill: A Grist Mill Mystery with Marcy Dehanne” This is Celia’s first mystery and we can’t wait to finish our copy!
Chris Sparks will be signing “The Art of Richard Thompson” that he co edited and he will have on hand his Team Cul de Sac book and artwork for sale for the Michael J Fox Foundation. So far Chris and his team has raised almost $200,000 for The Michael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinson’s Research.
20% of the sale of the book will also go to the Isaac Dickson Elementary School PTO. Yeap, That is where my kid goes to school! So come out and support two great causes!
Come by the Mountain Made Gallery & Join in The Winter Wonderland Events at the Grove Arcade
If you’re going to be out and about in these cold winter temperatures on November 21th, we invite you to stop on by to get warmed up and visit some of the Arcade’s spectacular holiday events such as finalists from the National Gingerbread House competition, photos with Santa, live glassblowing and much more.
Deck the Hall – Holiday Lighting Celebration at the Grove Arcade – Downtown Asheville NC
Friday 5 -8 PM, Friday Nov 21, 2014 – see a detailed list of events below… (more…)
Bio/Artist Statement Jason is well known for creating strong and durable functional lamp worked glass art. He received a degree in scientific glassblowing from Salem Community College and has studied Venetian glass techniques at the Penland School of Crafts. Recognized for his talent, he has performed glassblowing demonstrations at Walt …Read More »
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