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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?” “Get something they want, something […]
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Metal Jack O Lanterns Metal Jack O Lanterns are back. Why waste time craving, cutting and cleaning up a mess every year? Get one of our whimsical metal Jack O Lanterns handcrafted by a local artist, Edwin Knies. NOTE: we have a very limited supply left. HALLOWEEN CANDLES And nothing goes better inside these great […]
Thanks Dad! Gifts for the guy who held our hands when we were scared. Artwork for the man who wiped the tears from our eyes and worked to provide us with the food, shelter and clothing he felt we deserved. Below are just a few of the gift ideas you will find for him at Mountain […]
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Has Last Minute Gift Shopping turned Christmas into “Stress-mas” for You? Hey, we know the feeling. Trying to shop for gifts, get ready for the get-to-gathers – all while working or dealing with family is NOT a job for sissies!
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Adult Coloring Books ? Let’s face it almost all of us loved coloring books when we were kids. Coloring books appealed to both the child who desired structure and guidance as well the rebellious kid who craved “coloring outside the lines”! But the good news is that the latest coloring book craze may actually be […]
“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”. Now do you want to be collecting art? Frankly there are only two …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 »