Jean Wall Penland had been active on the Asheville art scene for more than four decades.
Russell hopes that viewers will see that his new work represents "an honest search, an honest approach."
Allred's done a little bit of everything, from set painting and architectural renderings to book illustrations and logo design.
Gerard, one of the River Arts District's most well-known artists, will move into a permanent 4,700-square-foot studio in early 2014.
Rich Nelson will hold an open house on March 9 at his Depot Street studio.