We’re kicking off this month’s newsletter with a special update from Artsville Executive Director Louise Glickman. Plus, mark your calendars: March 1st is the launch of our next cohort of Virtual Gallery Artists, and we have some special surprises in store! A note from Executive Director Louise Glickman:
Embark on a captivating journey into the world of glass art in Asheville! Starting late March, the Biltmore hosts a mesmerizing exhibition featuring Chihuly's renowned masterpieces. This exhibit will be indoors, differing from the Chihuly exhibit Biltmore hosted in 2018, and will run through January 25, 2025. If
Cynthia Llanes, a visionary artist now based in Asheville, captivates audiences with her unique blend of vibrant colors and imagery. Drawing inspiration from nature and the human experience, Llanes' work evokes a sense of wonder and introspection. Her mastery of various mediums, from oils, acrylics, and watercolors to mixed
Artsville had the pleasure of speaking with two emerging artists, Elizabeth Walton and Amy Massey, fresh “graduates” of Artsville's First Virtual Gallery of Artists cohort program. Elizabeth and Amy are testament to the program's success in nurturing emerging artistic talent and fostering entrepreneurial skills in the
A popular podcast database has selected the ARTSVILLE podcast as one of the top ten in the country for its energetic interviews with WNC’s renowned makers. The ARTSVILLE podcast celebrates contemporary American Arts & Crafts from Asheville NC and beyond, providing exposure for creatives throughout the 26-county region, its
In this episode, Lauren Brunk, fine art specialist and Senior Vice President of Brunk Auctions, explores the profound impact of auctions beyond their function as a platform for selling art. Brunk argues that each auctioned object is an opportunity to delve into personal and collective histories t...
Discover the magic of Asheville with its vibrant arts scene and beyond on the Artsville Podcast! Join us as host Louise Glickman speaks with Marla Tambellini, Senior VP of Marketing at Explore Asheville as she retires after almost 30 years as a masterful spokesperson and marketer, especially for the arts.
Enjoy PART TWO of our Virtual Gallery Featured Artists Highlights This month, Artsville highlights our Virtual Gallery Artists: ceramicist Candice Hensley, printmaker Jean McLaughlin, and painter Selene Plum. These three women have powerful voices and years of experience. Each speaks with inspirations from the earth and compelling ties to the
Explore the creative journeys of three exceptional artists from WNC. Wendy Newman's transition from fashion and photography to mandala art, Elizabeth Walton's interpretation of nature through metal jewelry, and Amy Massey's integration of diverse life experiences into her artwork. These artists' ...
This fall, Artsville Collective will be exploring the programs and institutions in WNC that are growing and educating creators in our community. Our first feature is on Haywood Community College’s (HCC) Professional Crafts Program. Haywood Community College’s Professional Crafts program has a 46-year history of producing craftspeople in