artists

artists
Aug 2017
Local bluegrass kingpins return with a new album and old sounds made modern

Aug 2017
Local jewelry designers—each with a unique skill set and expression of style—are making one-of-a-kind adornments and wearable works of art worth treasuring forever

Jun 2017
Business

Apr 2017
Offering adventures for every member of the gang

Apr 2017
A passion for paddling propels Fletcher-based Liquidlogic Kayaks

Apr 2017
One hundred years ago, Fred Seely introduced the world to fine fabric handmade in the mountains

Apr 2017
Get your outdoor music fix with these free and festive performances

Feb 2017
Celebrate our anniversary with top 10 lists of local albums, books, fishing spots, movies, restaurants, and more

Dec 2016
Art for the sake of a greater good drives Boone artist Sir Tom Foolery

Oct 2016
Ronni Lundy’s long and winding journey with Appalachian food and culture

Aug 2016
A home in Asheville’s Ramble neighborhood balances contemporary design with warmth

Aug 2016
Cristina Córdova’s larger than life paintings grace Penland’s grand new gallery

Jun 2016
20 Ways to Explore the City's Exploding Music Scene

Jun 2016
Catch iconic performers and innovative arts at Appalachian Summer Festival

Jun 2016
Kehren Barbour and Michael Luchtan’s Post Piano Project explores sustainability through art and music

Feb 2016
New Belgium welcomes beer lovers to its East Coast outpost in Asheville

Feb 2016
Rare antique finds and contemporary design commingle in a remarkable North Wilkesboro loft

Feb 2016
Celia Barbieri, aka The Button Florist, creates blooms that last a lifetime

Feb 2016
A new history of Asheville’s Jewish community

Dec 2015
Asheville artist Nancy Hilliard Joyce puts a new spin on the circle of life

Dec 2015
Sometimes, smaller is better.

Oct 2015
Artist Hayden Wilson builds on a legacy in glass

Aug 2015
Throughout Western North Carolina sit dozens of public schools abandoned by time, consolidation, and changing demographics. In their heyday, they were community epicenters and veritable second homes for thousands of students. Today, some are boarded up, while others await imminent demolition and replacement by new state-of-the-art facilities. But there are also a handful of old schoolhouses tucked away in various corners of the mountains that have found new purpose as community centers, concert venues, historical beacons, and artists’ studios. Here’s a look at the past and present of eight of them.

Aug 2015
Throughout Western North Carolina sit dozens of public schools abandoned by time, consolidation, and changing demographics. In their heyday, they were community epicenters and veritable second homes for thousands of students. Today, some are boarded up, while others await imminent demolition and replacement by new state-of-the-art facilities. But there are also a handful of old schoolhouses tucked away in various corners of the mountains that have found new purpose as community centers, concert venues, historical beacons, and artists’ studios. Here’s a look at the past and present of eight of them.

Jul 2015
Three nonprofits improve lives through creative expression

Jul 2015
After 30 years as a sculptor, Stoney Lamar is more prolific than ever

Jul 2015
Lend a hand to the arts this summer

Jul 2015
While remaining true to its past, the world-renowned Penland School of Crafts never stops exploring the reaches of contemporary art

Mar 2015
For Asheville textile artist Barbara Zaretsky, ancient dying techniques enliven modern designs

Mar 2015
Penland artist David Chatt proves beadwork can transcend handicraft

Mar 2015
The Asheville Symphony and acclaimed guests are primed to party Mozart-style

Jan 2015
Three new books delve deep into remarkable local lives and institutions

Dec 2014
Asheville artist Andy Farkas tells poetic stories through delicate prints and engravings

Dec 2014
WCU Fine Art Museum offers a retrospective exhibit of Vadim Bora’s portraits

Aug 2014
The Cherokee Preservation Foundation invests in the tribe’s past and future

Aug 2014
Asheville’s Old Wood Co. revives North Carolina furniture making, one table at a time

Aug 2014
Internationally known for the quality of the mica in its soil, Spruce Pine is also ground zero for one of the most highly regarded craft communities in the nation. Potters and other artisan wizards work in the hills and hollers that surround Mineral City, making Spruce Pine a prime base for hiking, touring, and studio-hopping.

Jun 2014
Learn to paint and cook, inspired by food and wine