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Hammered Dulcimer Music – New CD Release August 6, 2016 National Hammered Dulcimer Champion Joshua Messick will be holding a live music demo and playing pieces from his new CD, “Woodland Dance” on Saturday, August 6, 2016, 11am til 4pm at the MOUNTAIN MADE art gallery.
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Cherokee Indian Elder and Cookbook Author Johnnie Sue Myer offers several great recipes in her new cookbook (2011) “The Gathering Place” According to Johnnie Sue, “Dried beans have been a staple of the Cherokee and mountain people for a long, long time. Not only are the beans and excellent source of protein but are also […]
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Mountain Made is proud to host a book signing by famed local artist Ray Byram. Ray’s newest work is a coffee table art book of some of his most popular oil paintings. “A phrase that best describes Raymond Byram and his work is: “technical virtuosity”. The late Dr. Ben Miller, Chairman of Indiana University at Pennsylvania’s […]
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Women Short Stories & Poems “This anthology of work is about clothes and how we women get tangled up in them…” ~ Kathryn Stripling Byer While Clothes Lines (a collection of women short stories, essays & poetry) is in part about fashion, clothing and style, it is primary a personal narrative from 75 women […]
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Great Outdoor Books and Handcrafted Gear for Walkers, Hikers & Trekkers Whether you are blazing the trails of Western North Carolina by hike, bike or in a leisurely shuffle, we have something wonderful for your outdoor walks here at Mountain Made.
“Are you part of a non-profit or some other Asheville art organization or group?” NOTE: Here at the gallery, we frequently get questions about who we are and why we do things the way that we do. This blog post is just one of a series of answers to these commonly …Read More »
Asheville Glass blower Asheville Glass blower, Jason Probstein is a lampworker and scientific glass blower who lives here in Asheville, North Carolina. He uses Corning Pyrex glass tubing and rods to create his wonderful artwork. He uses a 3000 degree torch to heat and shape his glass art into strong and very durable pieces …Read More »
Simplify Gift Giving Unique Holiday & Christmas Gifts from Mountain Made Art Gallery … How to simplify gift giving? The other week two women were shopping in our store, when the one with dark hair called out to the other and asked, “What do I have to look for again?” …Read More »
Handcrafted Silver Jewelry Silversmith and jewelry designer Candy Emerson says, “Handcrafting jewelry makes me smile! Look at the titles of career self-help books and the message is to follow your passion, do what you love and determine the color of your parachute. So, I moved to the beautiful Asheville, NC …Read More »
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Bio/Artist Statement As Asheville’s only scientific glassblower Jason Probstein is nationally known for creating beautiful yet strong and durable glass artwork such as Christmas ornaments, goblets and vases. He received a degree in scientific glassblowing from Salem Community College and has studied Venetian glass techniques at the Penland School of Crafts. Recognized …Read More »