There’s no denying that face masks, while extremely effective in reducing the transmission of the virus, are a little strange to wear. In an effort to make masks “the new normal,” the MODA group hosted the #MASKAVL Photo Contest.
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Situated in a corner of her barn, Libba Tracy is creating in a time of crisis. Like many creatives who have found solace in their art, the artist’s process is a comfort, a slice of normalcy amid uncertainty and concern.
When Megan Carroll, a registered nurse at Asheville’s Charles George VA Medical Center, first learned about COVID-19, she was completely unaware of the profound impact the virus would have on the world and on her career.
Penland School of Craft announces its 35th Annual Benefit Auction, which, for the first time, will take place entirely online.
Sam Wharton, a founding member of Songs From the Road Band, has found an inventive way to cope with his suddenly empty performance schedule in the face of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Momentum Gallery, at 24 N Lexington Avenue in downtown Asheville, hosts Emergence, featuring new and original works by three artists—Alysia Fischer, Vicki Grant and Ivy Jacobsen.
Three years of research, trials and early morning writing sessions have netted Chris Smith the prestigious James Beard Award for 2020 in the category of Reference, History, and Scholarship for his book The Whole Okra: A Seed to Stem Celebration (2019).
Artists @ Work Studio & Gallery in downtown Brevard is now The Lucy Clark Gallery & Studio. The site includes Clark’s workspace for creating ceramics, photography and jewelry, and a gallery to showcase her work as well as that of other local artists.