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Handmade Glass Ornaments by Glassblower Jason Probstien

Glassblower Jason Probstein showcases his awesome techniques during a series of live holiday demonstrations hosted by Mountain Made.

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…


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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 […]

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. […]

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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 […]