New! Great Cosmic Happy Ass Card Deck Unique Playing Cards by Diane English According to Wikipedia playing cards gave been around for over 1100 years now. They have changed considerably since then. Different variations of decks have been created, yet what we recognize as a “regular deck of cards” hasn’t changed much for a while. […]
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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 like ornaments and goblets. Scientific […]
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 […]
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No Talent Required We will be doing one of our “No Talent Required” Interactive Art Project: “A Labor of Love” all during this holiday weekend. Open to children of all ages, we invite you and your family to come by Mountain Made Saturday, Sunday & Monday 11:00 AM – 4:00 PM and make a “Labor of Love” note […]
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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.
. Creating a fairy garden with handcrafted fairies can be great fun for kid of all ages… What is a Fairy Garden? According to University of Illinois Extension horticulture educator Nancy Pollardm “A fairy garden is a small scene that uses at least one living plant along with a few …Read More »
… Using a Garden Almanac to Plant by the Signs – Local Book Shows You How Since prehistoric times, mankind has been using the phases of the moon and weather signs to plant and harvest crops. According to Wikipedia this is a form of astrology named “Agricultural astrology” or as it is commonly …Read More »
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 …Read More »
“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 …Read More »
New! Great Cosmic Happy Ass Card Deck Unique Playing Cards by Diane English According to Wikipedia playing cards gave been around for over 1100 years now. They have changed considerably since then. Different variations of decks have been created, yet what we recognize as a “regular deck of cards” hasn’t …Read More »
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Bio/Artist Statement As a writer, Sue Wasserman has interviewed a wide variety of people from baseball great Hank Aaron to renowned NC potter Cynthia Bringle. She’s written for such publications as the New York Times, Southern Living, American Style, and The Atlanta Journal Constitution. Sue became an accidental nature photographer …Read More »