A program funded by the N.C. Arts Council, provides the opportunity for regional consortia of local arts councils to award project grants to artists in their regions…

Letting Go: How to Become a Self-Taught Artist

by Karen Rosenfarb If your goal is to express yourself creatively, look into your soul, make a commitment and take a leap. There’s nothing to stop you. As a young child, I loved drawing horses and focused on the smallest details. Today my “inner child” has helped me to acknowledge that this is still my process, paying attention to a wrinkle in the face, a fold in clothing or the rhythm of a street scene. 

Merrily Orsini: How to Market the Arts During Covid-19

How can we continue to build an arts community even though we are not physically meeting and dining out together? The Art Alliance for Contemporary Glass has led the way using virtual get togethers to meet experts in the field and each other. The Art Alliance for Contemporary Glass is a global organization whose mission is to further the development and appreciation of art made from glass. Each and every Friday at 1 PM since March 20, 2020, we have been offering a Members-Only MeetUp with an artist(s), a museum curator or… Read More

“Crafted Roots” Exhibition Opens at Center for Craft

August 3 – October 30 ASHEVILLE, N.C. – An exhibition opening this week at the Center for Craft examines the foundational moments in the late 1800s and early 1900s that laid the groundwork for the thriving craft scene found in the Asheville region today.