Something about cold winter weather always makes you want to hunker down and hibernate…and EAT! Winter time is the worst time if you are on a diet…oops, we mean a new ‘eating plan’. This is why we are delighting in sharing one of our favorite pie cookbooks with you, now. Yes, PIE. And yes, we […]
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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 […]
“How do I start collecting art? And how do I know if the artwork is any ‘good’?” If you do any kind of research you will soon discover that artwork is frequently labeled as “good”, “great” or “inspirational”. Frankly there are only two rules of thumb you should consider when …Read More »
The Arts and Crafts Movement It was the style that changed America forever In 1910 the Arts and Crafts movement swept across the country, creating a demand for millions of modest, affordable bungalows filled with the handcrafted oak furniture of Gustav Stickley, matte green pottery by Grueby and Rookwood, mica …Read More »
Something about cold winter weather always makes you want to hunker down and hibernate…and EAT! Winter time is the worst time if you are on a diet…oops, we mean a new ‘eating plan’. This is why we are delighting in sharing one of our favorite pie cookbooks with you, now. …Read More »
Okay, we admit it. This recipe has absolutely nothing to do with the gallery, fine art or handmade crafts. Just our gift as one football fan to another. You don’t even have to like football to like this recipe (but as Southerners we do think that’s a bit odd). Still …Read More »
“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 »
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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 »