Asheville Art Demo – Ceramic Artists Jean & Carl Saake Saturday at 11 – 4PM Pablo Picasso is quoted as saying “Every child is an artist. The problem is how to remain an artist once he grows up.” Well, master ceramic artists Jean and Carl Saake, who are both in their late 80’s prove that with […]
Cherokee Leaf Pounding Quilts Among Asheville artists, Bonnie Lucas is a well-known master quilter. In 2014, Bonnie was selected as a semifinalist among 405 other contestants in the American Quilter’s Society QuiltWeek. The American Quilter’s Society’s quilter’s contest is now in its 31th year. Cherokee leaf pounding quilting is her of her specialties. UPDATE: Bonnie will be […]
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Got a moment? We need a quick favor… Hey, just wanted to let you know that it’s time to vote again! No, we’re not talking politics, silly! Once a year, thousands of local residents and out-of-town visitors vote to celebrate what’s the best and brightest about Asheville’s arts and craft community. I wanted to ask […]
“What is the Downtown Asheville Art District’s Art Walk About?” What is an Art Walk? Just about any size city, town or hamlet, nowadays has an art walk of some kind. And the Asheville Downtown Art Walk is no different. An Art Walk is basically a self-guided and self-paced tour of small studios, galleries or organizations that […]
American Craft Week Events: (Oct 1-16) begins on Saturday! This will be the 7th annual American Craft Week (ACW), a 16-day event which was created to celebrate the skills and artistry of American craftsmen and their work. Once again, Mountain Made will be a proud sponsor of ACW here in Western North Carolina (WNC). And the […]
Watercolor Paintings by Sharyn Fogel Asheville water-colorist Sharyn Fogel is best known for her original paintings of local landscapes and mountain views done in the en plein air style. She says, “I was born in the mountains of Western North Carolina. Eventually I will die here (not anytime soon, I …Read More »
The Fiber Art of Paige Houghton UPDATE: Paige will be conducting a live art demo on Saturday, June 24, 2017 from 11:00 to 4:00PM The three-dimensional fiber art sculptured “vessels” and window “panes” created by local artisan Paige Houghton have been compared to both blown and fused glass artwork. As you …Read More »
Local Mountain Made Gifts for Father’s Day Father’s Day is this weekend, but there is still time to find a gift that carries a special meaning. Lauren Brigman, from “News 13 This Morning” a program on local television station WLOS-TV, dropped by our gallery to check out our unique selection …Read More »
Asheville Art Demo – Ceramic Artists Jean & Carl Saake Saturday at 11 – 4PM Pablo Picasso is quoted as saying “Every child is an artist. The problem is how to remain an artist once he grows up.” Well, master ceramic artists Jean and Carl Saake, who are both in their …Read More »
Handcrafted Silver Jewelry UPDATE: Candy will be on hand at the gallery on Saturday, 6/10/2017 from 11AM to 4PM to give a live demonstration of her art. 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 …Read More »
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Bio/Artist Statement: Asheville painter, Sharyn Fogel is best known for her original watercolors; done in the en plein air style of local landscapes and mountain views. “I was born in the mountains of Western North Carolina. Eventually I will die here (not anytime soon, I hope.) In the meantime I …Read More »