2018’s Asheville Fringe Arts Festival (AFAF): Fringe Worthy Art and Performance!

2018’s Asheville Fringe Arts Festival (AFAF) will be its most fearless yet, with dozens of performances that push the boundaries of art in our community. “This year’s performances include a wide variety of genres from artists who are experimenting with their art form and creating work that seems to be in response to today’s political … Continue reading 2018’s Asheville Fringe Arts Festival (AFAF): Fringe Worthy Art and Performance!

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Black Mountain College Museum Presents PERFORMANCE: Music for Modernist Shapes: Reimagining Spectodrama

ACTIVE ARCHIVE is a stream of programs that pairs the museum’s extensive collection with contemporary artists, curators, and cultural thinkers. It launches with an exhibition featuring the museum’s permanent collection curated by Philadelphia-based interdisciplinary artist Martha McDonald. PERFORMANCE + ARTIST Q+A – 69 Broadway Friday, November 17 and Saturday, November 18, 7pm Music for Modernist Shapes: … Continue reading Black Mountain College Museum Presents PERFORMANCE: Music for Modernist Shapes: Reimagining Spectodrama

The Art of Resilience, Artworks by Dewayne "Blove" Barton at YMI Cultural Center Through Dec. 31

Dealing with pertinent social issues in Asheville like affordable housing, gentrification, gun violence and inter-racial  relationships, "The Art of Resilience" is a installation of mixed-media, found-art works by Dewayne "Blove" Barton. Many of the exhibitions pieces were constructed on-site at Asheville's Burton Street Community Peace Gardens, which Burton co-founded. [Best_Wordpress_Gallery id="6" gal_title="DeWayneBarton"] DeWayne Barton (B-Love), Founder and CEO of … Continue reading The Art of Resilience, Artworks by Dewayne "Blove" Barton at YMI Cultural Center Through Dec. 31

The Art of Resilience, Artworks by Dewayne "Blove" Barton at YMI Cultural Center Through Dec. 31

Dealing with pertinent social issues in Asheville like affordable housing, gentrification, gun violence and inter-racial  relationships, "The Art of Resilience" is a installation of mixed-media, found-art works by Dewayne "Blove" Barton. Many of the exhibitions pieces were constructed on-site at Asheville's Burton Street Community Peace Gardens, which Burton co-founded. [Best_Wordpress_Gallery id="6" gal_title="DeWayneBarton"] DeWayne Barton (B-Love), Founder and CEO of … Continue reading The Art of Resilience, Artworks by Dewayne "Blove" Barton at YMI Cultural Center Through Dec. 31

Punk-Folk Artist Brett Hunter at Pink Dog Creative

Brett Hunter's exhibit, Gossima, is showing at the Pink Dog Gallery, 348 Depot St., through December 19. Gossima, derived from a word used to describe something lightweight or delicate, is one of the original names for the game now known as Table Tennis, or Ping Pong. "I use Gossima to describe this collection of work not only … Continue reading Punk-Folk Artist Brett Hunter at Pink Dog Creative

Atlanta-based artist PaperFrank at The Satellite Gallery Asheville through November 22

Atlanta-based artist PaperFrank presents a solo show, “Concession,” at The Satellite Gallery in Asheville. Featuring all new works, “Concession” brings to life playful memories of childhood baseball games—from the event to the treats and everything in between. The show runs from October 2 through November 22 at The Satellite Gallery. PaperFrank is an internationally known … Continue reading Atlanta-based artist PaperFrank at The Satellite Gallery Asheville through November 22

Body Language: Reuben Negron's Intimate and Intricate Nude Portraits

The contents of this article are for adults 18+ only. Those sensitive to portrayals of the nude human form should use their own discretion in viewing this article. Thank you. Now based in Asheville, figurative watercolor artist Reuben Negron explores the human experience with intimate nude portraits  BY JOHN C. TRIPP Asheville is a relatively new … Continue reading Body Language: Reuben Negron's Intimate and Intricate Nude Portraits

Ideas Without Walls: In Between the Spaces at Black Mountain College Museum, October 23

Ideas Without Walls / In-Between the Spaces: Works in Progress PRESENTATION - Friday, October 23, 12:00 - 1:30pm As part of the Ideas without Walls: In between the Spaces series, Principal Arne Emerson presents recent work at Morphosis architects, spanning from large-scale urban planning projects to built work at multiple scales. Focusing on the interaction between design, technology, and fabrication, … Continue reading Ideas Without Walls: In Between the Spaces at Black Mountain College Museum, October 23

William Henry Price Presents "The Art Gods Must Be Crazy", October 22

The Art Gods Must Be Crazy A talk by William Henry Price One hundred years ago, Marcel Duchamp mounted a bicycle wheel on a stool and placed it into the rarified space of art. And while Duchamp was endeavoring to “put painting once again to the service of the mind”, Bushman shamans of the Kalahari … Continue reading William Henry Price Presents "The Art Gods Must Be Crazy", October 22

William Henry Price Presents "The Art Gods Must Be Crazy", October 22

The Art Gods Must Be Crazy A talk by William Henry Price One hundred years ago, Marcel Duchamp mounted a bicycle wheel on a stool and placed it into the rarified space of art. And while Duchamp was endeavoring to “put painting once again to the service of the mind”, Bushman shamans of the Kalahari … Continue reading William Henry Price Presents "The Art Gods Must Be Crazy", October 22

Fresh Paint Magazine Features Asheville Artist Anna Jensen on Cover

FreshPaintMagazine is an international digital and print platform where talented emerging artists and writers meet, share their unique experiences and discover new perspectives. Its October issue features work by Asheville's Anna Jensen. Her work was also recently featured in Juxtapoz magazine. Since she moved to Asheville from Brooklyn in 2009, she’s shown at Satellite Gallery, … Continue reading Fresh Paint Magazine Features Asheville Artist Anna Jensen on Cover

YMI Cultural Center Asheville Showing “Americans Who Tell the Truth” Portrait Project

The YMI Cultural Center will exhibit a diverse cross-section of 52 portraits from the “Americans Who Tell the Truth” portrait project. The portraits, painted by artist Robert Shetterly, form an extraordinarily powerful and inspiring civic engagement/traveling art exhibition. Robert Shetterly’s Americans Who Tell the Truth portraits and narratives highlight citizens who courageously address issues of … Continue reading YMI Cultural Center Asheville Showing “Americans Who Tell the Truth” Portrait Project

Hannah Dansie "The Fishwife: An Exploration into Folklore, Myth & Legend" at The Satellite Gallery

Consider the power of stories. The threads of tales shared and passed down help weave the tapestry of who we are and how we see, interpret, and interact with the world around us. Stories connect us to each other and to the very core of what makes us human. Hannah Dansie's work has always come … Continue reading Hannah Dansie "The Fishwife: An Exploration into Folklore, Myth & Legend" at The Satellite Gallery

Hannah Dansie "The Fishwife: An Exploration into Folklore, Myth & Legend" at The Satellite Gallery

Consider the power of stories. The threads of tales shared and passed down help weave the tapestry of who we are and how we see, interpret, and interact with the world around us. Stories connect us to each other and to the very core of what makes us human. Hannah Dansie's work has always come … Continue reading Hannah Dansie "The Fishwife: An Exploration into Folklore, Myth & Legend" at The Satellite Gallery

How to Draw a Bunny Film Screening at Black Mountain College Museum

Thursday, August 20, 7:30 p.m. John Walter and Andrew Moore's award-winning documentary tells the story of collage artist Ray Johnson, whose death was cloaked in mystery and whose life and art remain enigmatic. The cartoon rabbit that was artist Johnson's signature serves as the inspiration for the title of this documentary that examines the work, life … Continue reading How to Draw a Bunny Film Screening at Black Mountain College Museum

High Five Coffee Opens Second Asheville Location

High Five has opened its second in the heart of downtown Asheville. Featuring the craftsmanship of Oxo Halo the original wood flooring and exposed brick bring a fun industrial feel to the new location at 13 Rankin Ave. Walls are adorned with art and with its large windows looking out on Rankin Ave. the space … Continue reading High Five Coffee Opens Second Asheville Location