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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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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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Glassblowing by Asheville Artist Terri Sigler Traditional Glassblowing It is always interesting to us, to learn how an artist gets started. But of all the stories we have heard over the years, Terri Sigler’s is one of the most unique: according to Terri she started her journey into traditional glassblowing in 2006, when her husband gifted her […]
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Fine art Oil Paintings by Jo Ridge Kelley Fine Art Originals – Oil Paintings by Jo Ridge Kelley Mountain Made art gallery welcomes Jo Ridge Kelley as its featured artist for the summer of 2016. The gallery will be hosting a series of artist demonstrations given by Ms. Kelley from June until November 2016. Ms. Kelley is […]
“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 »