ARTS & CULTURE

Visual Arts

Visual Arts
“My work is a constant exploration. I’m always experimenting to move the process forward.”

Amy Brandenburg

Art for the sake of a greater good drives Boone artist Sir Tom Foolery

Pamela Haddock

Penland fellow Seth Gould elevates toolmaking to an art form

Hyper-realist painter Ward Nichols may be self-taught, but his 50-year career proves just how talented he is

Five local inventors who are changing the world, one innovation at a time

Kehren Barbour and Michael Luchtan’s Post Piano Project explores sustainability through art and music

For Lenoir artist Charlie Frye, community fuels the creative spirit

Celia Barbieri, aka The Button Florist, creates blooms that last a lifetime

Asheville artist Nancy Hilliard Joyce puts a new spin on the circle of life

Artist Hayden Wilson builds on a legacy in glass

Asheville artist Matt Tommey’s sculptural baskets reflect nature’s wild creativity

After 30 years as a sculptor, Stoney Lamar is more prolific than ever

Potter Reiko Miyagi brings deep meaning to her ceramics

Penland artist David Chatt proves beadwork can transcend handicraft

Asheville artist Andy Farkas tells poetic stories through delicate prints and engravings

Boone artist Arthur Hash rethinks the way we see and wear jewelry

"Everything is an art material"

Kim Ellington keeps the Catawba Valley pottery tradition alive

Help boost reading skills for National Literacy Month

Burnsville artist Mel Chin defies convention and challenges the definition of art

Ben Lovett left Hollywood behind for Asheville, but there’s no stopping his rock ‘n’ roll filmmaking

The aSHEville Museum is set to showcase women’s struggles and triumphs, here and around the world

Inspired tours bring art lovers to artists where they live and work

Muralist Molly Must uses public art to tell community stories

Swannanoa painter Sally Sweetland brings an architect's eye to painting

George Peterson pounds, carves, and cuts salvaged wood and skateboard decks into modern art

From opening a new studio to teaching, ceramist Jason Bige Burnett is in art overdrive

Gallery owner Brie Castell brings the realm of fine art photography to the Asheville scene

Andrew Hayes’ metal and paper sculpture deconstructs the book

Daniel Nevins' latest work takes a powerful new turn

A new program offers an alternative education for tomorrows innovators

Artist Jason Lydic brings creatures and plants to life in metal

Waynesville artist Margaret Roberts transforms watercolor with collage techniques

Polk County artist Janet Orselli reanimates abandoned objects to create uncommon beauty

Across cultures and continents, Akira Satake excels in both music and pottery

The many dimensions of Kenn Kotara reveal order amid chaos

Seyl Park: Cheme Designs

Karie Reinertson: Shelter Protects You