Hi Folks! November marks a banner month in Asheville for Art and Craft with at least three major events coming up in the next week. Nov 9th and 10th is the River Arts District yearly fall Studio Stroll. Get out this weekend and enjoy that and support our local artists. We, also, have two major grand re-openings at both the Asheville Art Museum and the Center for Craft downtown. Click on the links for details. Let’s celebrate and support our Asheville cultural community in downtown that is helping us retain the Asheville we know and love there. Cheers!
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Aki Onda: Reflections and Repercussions | A multi-media performance exploring the interplay among luminosity, acoustic, architectural, and emotional relationships within the space. Performing with various types of lighting equipment such as theater lights, flashlights, bare light bulb, mirrors and other objects, Onda arranges and rearranges the tools composing the visual and aural as a total environment. For details go HERE.
Hi Folks! Just a quick note in support of our North Asheville artist community. We hope you get out and support this talented group. For details go here. Cheers!
Stop by the Uncommon Market this Sunday at the Asheville Outlets — Asheville’s largest market for the old, the bold, the creative and unexpected with curators of antiques, vintage decor, art, jewelry and home furnishings. Go here for details.
“Basquiat’s work was deeply thoughtful—the products of his ravenous observations of the world around him. “I don’t think about art while I work,” he told writer Isabelle Graw in 1986. “I try to think about life.””
As an aspiring artist I found his fearlessness and authenticity inspiring. Alexxa Gotthardt wrote this piece on Basquiat for Artsy that came across our facebook feed. Enjoy the complete article here. Happy Creating!
Hi Folks! Today, one of our favorite contemporary craft fairs, The Big Crafty, takes place in Pack Square from 12-6pm. It is a beautiful day so go and enjoy so “urban to mountain” crafts today. Cheers!
Hi Folks! This Saturday begins Asheville Art in the Park at Pack Square Park. At this event you find find the finest in handcrafted art that Asheville Area Artists have to offer. Skilled workers of Glass, Ceramics, Wood, Jewelry, and metal make their shops open to display to the public at every market. Enjoy!
Opening tonight from 5 to 8pm the Asheville Area Arts Council is excited to host 16 artists in a new exhibit by curator Barbara Fisher called Who’s Afraid of RED? The title is inspired by a series of Barnett Newman paintings called Who’s Afraid of Red, Yellow and Blue.
This exhibit will explore the many meanings and associations to the color red: love, vitality, opulence, fire, the heart, the devil, blood, power, passion…. as well as the many uses of the word red in our language such as: red tape, red carpet, red-letter day, red herring, red ink, caught red-handed, red cent. Also, because of the expense of the dye, red cloaks and hats have been worn as status symbols throughout history. The associations are endless.Go HERE to find out the skinny. Cheers!
Hi Folks! As you know artists are a big part of our Modern Asheville community and we are all too happy to support them and what they bring to our Asheville area community. Eric Knoche, also, happens to be a neighbor to John and myself and suffered a big loss being housed in the old French Broad school which burned just down the street from us. In support we all are passing along his request for assistance. Thanks for any consideration. Cheers!
Hi Folks! It is that time of the month again. The Asheville Flea 4 Y’all is here. Vendors will be selling vintage, antiques, mid-century and Danish modern, machine age, rustic and industrial decor, and handmade art. Go HERE for the skinny. Tell’m Kelly and Troy sent you. Cheers!