local artists

local artists
May 2024
Summertime adventures that are only a plane ride away

Nov 2023
Watauga County makes new additions to the Middle Fork Greenway

Sep 2023
Sculptor Shae Bishop’s mixture of clay and textile reflects on gender, history, and culture

Sep 2022
From the galleries of Asheville to the backroad studios of world-class artisans, amble along the Blue Ridge Craft Trails to discover the creative spirit of the North Carolina mountains

Sep 2022
A downtown loft gives this New Jersey couple an art-filled home away from home

Jun 2022
In Chunns Cove, Douglas Ellington’s fairytale cottage continues to cast a spell

Mar 2022
Raise a glass (or three) at these local wine and beer fests

Aug 2021
After so many months of cancelled and postponed events, the urge to get together and celebrate is palpable. Here to satisfy is a season of great gatherings bursting with local culture: From woolly worms, elk, and Bigfoot to mountain arts, food, music, and more, these festivals truly have something for everyone.

Sep 2020
“I want the paint to tell me where it wants to go.”

Aug 2019
The time’s right to take in this small town’s elevated offerings

Apr 2019
Local podcasts to queue up now

Aug 2018
Barry and Sandra Bearden’s sky-high Mountain Air retreat blends green construction with contemporary style

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

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

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

Jun 2014
County: Madison Population: 868

Dec 2013
You can never foresee how the life you choose—or the one that chooses you—can ultimately impact someone in extraordinary ways. Meet seven inspirational locals whose personal journeys are making a big difference in the lives of others.

Mar 2013
Waynesville artist Margaret Roberts transforms watercolor with collage techniques

Apr 2011
Interior designer Leslie Huntley rehabs and relists an Asheville bungalow

May 2010
Going with the grain: Wood and metal combine to form exquisite furnishings

May 2010
Three groups cultivate your creative side

Oct 2009
An exhibit in Sylva puts art within reach with pieces priced at less than $200

Apr 2009