ARTS & CULTURE

Visual Arts

Visual Arts
Apr 2019
“I want people to start seeing how beautiful and interesting everyday objects can be.”

Feb 2019
Asheville-based East Fork Pottery scales it up

Feb 2019
“I wanted to paint things I could connect with and that other people could as well.”

Feb 2019
Kenny Pieper’s unbreakable passion for glass

Dec 2018
“There’s something about [glass] that’s so magical, intriguing, and mesmerizing.”

Dec 2018
The elemental sculptures of Jeannine Marchand

Oct 2018
“It’s an amazing lifestyle. My commute to work is a trek in the woods.”

Oct 2018
Ring in the holidays with a handbell concert

Aug 2018
“Ravens really resonate with people. They’re complicated animals, just like us.”

Aug 2018
Make your best jack-o’-lantern yet with pro tips from carving expert Scott Garland

Aug 2018
Pisgah Thunder takes the dance floor by storm for a great cause

Jun 2018
Graphic novelist Hope Larson weaves words and images to create new worlds

Jun 2018
“For me, it’s about painting the dog’s energy and inner color. I truly let them talk to me.”

Jun 2018
Glass works shine in a multi-venue summer series

Apr 2018
Valle Crucis surfboard maker Bill Pressly catches a wave

Apr 2018
“My pots are an expression of my love for the process...”

Feb 2018
Jill Towery’s Salmagundi line finds a place in North Carolina’s furniture tradition

Feb 2018
“I think it’s so fascinating what goes on around us in nature.”

Feb 2018
Carl Peverall’s stone sculptures evoke both permanence and reinvention

Dec 2017
“Abstraction pulls the energy of my experience all together.”

Dec 2017
Penland School of Crafts welcomes new director Mia Hall

Dec 2017
Great Smoky Mountains National Park gets a vivid graphic treatment and more

Dec 2017
Weaverville artist Leif Erik Johansen illustrates real-world issues through a fantastic lens

Oct 2017
“Mark-making is a specific language, and mine happens to be more gestural, expressive, impatient.”

Oct 2017
Jenny Lou Sherburne’s Seussian-style pottery delights through color and shape

Aug 2017
“My work is about how people relate to each other, and how I arrange the chairs mirrors those relationships.”

Aug 2017
From rugs to purses, Alexander Wyly Smith’s textile designs reach retail markets worldwide

Jun 2017
Conductor Keith Lockhart inspires the next generation at Brevard Music Center

Jun 2017
“My work is a constant exploration. I’m always experimenting to move the process forward.”

Jun 2017
A new podcast tunes in to mountain music milestones

Apr 2017
The essence of people and places drives artist Christopher Holt to journey far

Feb 2017
Amy Brandenburg

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

Dec 2016
Pamela Haddock

Oct 2016
Penland fellow Seth Gould elevates toolmaking to an art form

Aug 2016
Hyper-realist painter Ward Nichols may be self-taught, but his 50-year career proves just how talented he is

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

Apr 2016
For Lenoir artist Charlie Frye, community fuels the creative spirit

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

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