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  1. Asheville Art Gallery Hosts Live Art Demos – Summer 2015

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    Live Art Demonstrations – Open to the Public

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

    Mountain Made, a downtown Asheville art gallery, is pleased to present our 2015 schedule of  live arts and crafts demonstrations.

    Starting in May, 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, and many other wonderful and original art forms, as well book signing by or local writers. (more…)

  2. Behind the Scenes with Asheville Author Celia Miles

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    Asheville author Celia Miles
    Celia Miles is one of Mountain Made’s most prolific novelists. She has over 8 books on our shelves yet she considers herself to be a “nicheless author” since she has written everything from technical manuals to novels to short stories and anthologies. (more…)

  3. Handcrafted Gift Ideas – 4 Simple Tips for Picking out the Perfect Gift

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    giftTipsIt happens every year around about this time…

    • Are you already wondering what gift you’re going to give that close friend or family member THIS time?
    • Are you sick of searching websites high and low, looking for just the right gift idea?
    • Are you dreading struggling through traffic gift shopping only to be faced with out-of-stock rain-checks and “Mall Madness”?

    Well if any of this sounds familiar then you should to read on and discover how to select the right handcrafted artwork to make that “perfect” gift for those special people in your life. (more…)

  4. Handmade Glass Ornaments by Glassblower Jason Probstien

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    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.

     

    Check out these videos below of Jason at work…

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

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    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.

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