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Foundation Studios celebrates grand opening in Asheville River Arts District

Foundation Studios celebrates grand opening in Asheville River Arts District

There’s a grand opening party Saturday evening and a Sunday morning artist talk and brunch at Foundation Studios.

by July 12, 2019 0 comments Asheville News
Ashvegas Hot Sheet: Young actor recovering after collapsing during Montford Park Players show

Ashvegas Hot Sheet: Young actor recovering after collapsing during Montford Park Players show

Also, there are a couple of calls to artists out right now, and more.

by July 30, 2018 0 comments Asheville News
Ashvegas Hot Sheet: Smoky Park Supper Club now open for lunch

Ashvegas Hot Sheet: Smoky Park Supper Club now open for lunch

Also, there’s a new restaurant coming to the Wicked Weed Funkatorium location on Coxe Avenue, and much more.

by June 7, 2018 0 comments Asheville News
Wicked Weed announces Festival of Artistry, issues call for Asheville artists

Wicked Weed announces Festival of Artistry, issues call for Asheville artists

The Nov. 4 festival will be held along Coxe Avenue on Asheville’s South Slope, near Wicked Weed’s Funkatorium.

by September 23, 2017 3 comments Asheville events
Affordable housing for Asheville artists is topic of March 22 meeting

Affordable housing for Asheville artists is topic of March 22 meeting

The event kicks off a year-long feasibility assessment and market study by Artspace to determine affordable housing solutions.

by March 15, 2017 0 comments Asheville arts, Asheville News

Ashvegas Hot Sheet: Woodfin plans new arts incubator, River Arts North

Also, a new pizza joint called Driftless Kitchen is opening up in the Asheville Food Park, and more.

by March 13, 2017 0 comments Asheville News
Asheville artists donate proceeds of Organic Armor headbands to ACLU

Asheville artists donate proceeds of Organic Armor headbands to ACLU

Organic Armor artists Paul Hersey and Jennifer Murphy say proceeds from the sale of their circlets will help provide legal armor to people.

by February 21, 2017 0 comments Asheville News
Ashvegas Hot Sheet: Asheville awarded nearly $1 million for Lexington, Coxe ave redesign

Ashvegas Hot Sheet: Asheville awarded nearly $1 million for Lexington, Coxe ave redesign

Also, the work on Pritchard Park will start up in January.

by December 11, 2016 0 comments Asheville News
Filmmakers buy Asheville artists’ work at downtown indy art shop, Horse + Hero shop

Filmmakers buy Asheville artists’ work at downtown indy art shop, Horse + Hero shop

The art could end up on the big screen as part of the “Three Billboards” movie being shot around Asheville this spring.

Burial Beer announces call to artists for new late-night Asheville art market

Burial Beer announces call to artists for new late-night Asheville art market

Application deadline is May 9, with the first Moonlit Artist Market scheduled for June 9.

by April 21, 2016 2 comments Asheville News
New art exhibition at Push Skate Shop showcases Asheville-area artists Arroyo and Levy

New art exhibition at Push Skate Shop showcases Asheville-area artists Arroyo and Levy

The art show opening is set for 7 p.m. on Friday.

by March 31, 2016 0 comments Asheville arts
Vision for Asheville Area Arts Council arts incubator takes shape on South Slope

Vision for Asheville Area Arts Council arts incubator takes shape on South Slope

With a hefty financial boost from local developers, the Asheville Area Arts Council plans studios and makers space in a building on Coxe Avenue.

by January 15, 2016 2 comments Asheville News
Ashvegas Hot Sheet: Redone Asheville River Arts District building set to fill with new tenants

Ashvegas Hot Sheet: Redone Asheville River Arts District building set to fill with new tenants

The return of Magnetic Midnight, erotic readings at Pulp, and more.

by August 5, 2015 0 comments Asheville News
In Asheville’s conversation about creative placemaking, is art itself being displaced?

In Asheville’s conversation about creative placemaking, is art itself being displaced?

Three Asheville artists dig deeper into a recent conversation about the role of public art and the concept of creative placemaking.

by June 2, 2015 16 comments Asheville arts, Opinion
Former greenhouse property in West Asheville finding new life as live/work studios

Former greenhouse property in West Asheville finding new life as live/work studios

Once a source of contaminated groundwater, the site off Johnston School Road has been cleaned up.

by May 20, 2015 0 comments Asheville News
SOLD! Riverside Drive warehouses in Asheville for $2.2 million for new artist studios

SOLD! Riverside Drive warehouses in Asheville for $2.2 million for new artist studios

The grand plan is for the space to house a collection of artists who can collaborate from prototyping to production.

by April 29, 2015 1 comment Asheville News
Big Love Fest in Asheville, on pause for 2015, sets sights on 2016

Big Love Fest in Asheville, on pause for 2015, sets sights on 2016

Big Love may be on hold, but The Big Crafty is coming right up, set for July 12.

by April 10, 2015 1 comment Asheville News
Asheville River Arts District building to feature restaurant, artist studios, rooftop venue

Asheville River Arts District building to feature restaurant, artist studios, rooftop venue

Let Asheville’s rooftop renaissance begin: 95 Roberts will put to use a 13,500-square-foot roof deck with incredible RAD views.

by January 12, 2015 0 comments Asheville News
Lexington Glassworks set to open mid January in downtown Asheville

Lexington Glassworks set to open mid January in downtown Asheville

The new glassblowing workshop and gallery is opening in an old automotive shop on Asheville’s South Slope.

by December 17, 2014 2 comments Asheville News
Richardson: Construction on New Belgium’s Asheville brewery on track; brewing to start in late 2015

Richardson: Construction on New Belgium’s Asheville brewery on track; brewing to start in late 2015

Jay Richardson, general manager of New Belgium’s new Asheville brewery, said Tuesday that construction at the Craven Street site will peak from now until April.

These buildings located off Riverside Drive behind Riverview Station are up for sale. The move comes after city of Asheville officials cut off electricity to the property earlier this year after deeming the buildings unfit for occupancy. About two dozen local artists had been using the buildings for studio space./ Photo by zen sutherland

For sale: Asheville River Arts District warehouses, formerly home to working artists

Owner Robert Camille says he’s hired a commercial Realtor to sell the property after city officials earlier this year deemed the buildings too dangerous to occupy.

by December 4, 2014 3 comments Asheville News
Crowd-funding campaign aims to keep Asheville artists out of debt on new public mural

Crowd-funding campaign aims to keep Asheville artists out of debt on new public mural

Artists Ian Wilkinson and Alex Irvine are asking for $5,000 after going the extra mile on Asheville’s brand new public art piece.

by November 17, 2014 16 comments Asheville arts, Asheville News
Shelter Collective to host holiday pop-up shop; also, Grace & Glory and Hazel Twenty hold sale

Shelter Collective to host holiday pop-up shop; also, Grace & Glory and Hazel Twenty hold sale

Here come the holiday shopping events.

by November 17, 2014 0 comments Asheville business
WIN TIX To the Craft Fair of the Southern Highlands, today through weekend in downtown Asheville

WIN TIX To the Craft Fair of the Southern Highlands, today through weekend in downtown Asheville

Nearly 200 juried artists of the Southern Highland Craft Guild will be selling works of clay, metal, wood, jewelry, fiber, paper and more.

by October 6, 2014 20 comments Asheville events
Lexington Glassworks, a new glass-blowing gallery/workshop, coming to downtown Asheville

Lexington Glassworks, a new glass-blowing gallery/workshop, coming to downtown Asheville

Two artists are turning and old garage into a new high-end glass-blowing workshop and gallery.

Big Love Festival returns Sunday in downtown Asheville; celebrate local independents

Big Love Festival returns Sunday in downtown Asheville; celebrate local independents

More than 150 independent businesses, two stages of music, local food and beer, more!

by August 18, 2014 1 comment Asheville events
New downtown Asheville artist market set for Spruce Street in Asheville

New downtown Asheville artist market set for Spruce Street in Asheville

Spruce Street Market will launch in July.

by April 22, 2014 0 comments Asheville business
SOLD! Two Asheville River Arts District anchor buildings sell to new artist/owners

SOLD! Two Asheville River Arts District anchor buildings sell to new artist/owners

The recent sale of two anchor RAD artist studios, and the impending sale of a third, mark significant change in an Asheville’s key art district.

Artists collaborate on big new mural at Boys & Girls club in West Asheville

Artists collaborate on big new mural at Boys & Girls club in West Asheville

A group of six artists has joined forces on the black-and-white mural at the teen center on Haywood Road.

by January 21, 2014 0 comments Asheville arts
John Oates partners with Creative Allies of Asheville for album cover design contest

John Oates partners with Creative Allies of Asheville for album cover design contest

Oates’ new release, “Good Road to Follow,” is set to be released in March.

by January 15, 2014 5 comments Asheville News
Twin brothers plan to open communal living space for artists called Asheville Consciousness Collective

Twin brothers plan to open communal living space for artists called Asheville Consciousness Collective

Tyler and Vinny Trierweiler, who recently moved to Asheville from Michigan, will be featured on MTV’s “True Life” on Jan. 4.

by December 30, 2013 8 comments Asheville arts, Asheville News
Rock and Roll art show to take over ZaPow! gallery starting Aug. 3

Rock and Roll art show to take over ZaPow! gallery starting Aug. 3

Asheville’s coolest downtown art gallery gets a rock n’ roll makeover with this great show.

by July 29, 2013 0 comments Asheville arts
Asheville artist Gabriel Shaffer landing big commissions

Asheville artist Gabriel Shaffer landing big commissions

BMW is interested in Shaffer’s work.

by April 11, 2013 0 comments Asheville arts
Newest addition to Asheville’s River Arts District: The Tannery

Newest addition to Asheville’s River Arts District: The Tannery

Introducing The Tannery, a newly renovated warehouse in the River Arts District chock full of artists and their work.

by December 22, 2012 0 comments Asheville arts, Asheville features
Call to artists to participate in the April 2013 (Re)Happening

Call to artists to participate in the April 2013 (Re)Happening

The event brings a variety of artists together at the former Black Mountain College.

Brevard is up-and-coming hot spot for artists

Brevard is up-and-coming hot spot for artists

A once-forgotten lumber yard near downtown Brevard is poised to become a new hub for artists.

by November 29, 2012 1 comment Asheville arts, Asheville News
Artist Stephen Lange, who supports the changes at the Wedge, at his Wedge Building studio. AC-T photo by Erin Brethauer.

Asheville Scene: Artists are getting kicked out of the Wedge

Values and vision in the RAD are changing as artists leave the Wedge, some not by choice.

by September 27, 2012 3 comments Asheville News

Check out these video profiles of River Arts District artists in Asheville

Chris Gallaway of Horizonline Pictures has been profiling River Arts District artists for awhile now, and you should really check out his videos – they are pieces of art in and of themselves. You can see his videos at The Wedge during this weekend’s studio stroll, or by clicking below. Here’s the info from Chris: Hi, Jason – I wanted[Read More…]

by June 6, 2012 0 comments Asheville arts

Oxford American list of ‘new superstars of Southern art’ includes several Asheville artists

Oxford American’s list of “new superstars of Southern art” includes several Asheville artists. Here’s who was included: -Larkin Ford, described as someone who “can draw anything with a beautiful authority that cannot be taught.” -Kreh Mellick, described as an artist who “balances delicately rendered pen-and-ink figures with crisp, bold strokes of red gouache, all set in a landscape void of[Read More…]

by March 19, 2012 2 comments Asheville arts

Desert Moon Designs Studios & Gallery seeking textile and fiber artists for upcoming exhibition

Press release here: Call to Artists: The Cutting Edge: The Language of Textiles & Fiber Art Exhibition Dates: April 4-May 5, 2012 Applications Due: March 3, 2012 In this fast paced world, the technology of spoken and written human communication and the tools it requires are ever changing. The language of textile and fiber artists was forged through centuries of[Read More…]

by February 14, 2012 0 comments Asheville features