Mica, a cooperative gallery of fine art and contemporary craft in Bakersville, is now open for its 2022 season. Mica displays the work of its members and invited guest artists on a rotating basis.
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May is mountain laurel season here in the Southern Appalachians. This evergreen shrub will catch your eye as you drive up the Blue Ridge Parkway, with its clouds of whitish-pink, inch-wide flowers on gnarly branches with thick, leathery leaves
“I love doing farm tours for small groups,” Debbi Stanfield says. “It will just be your group so I can focus on particular interests and ages of the kids. Besides the 19 Angora goats, we have two very sweet kunekune pigs, two horses, two very friendly livestock guardian dogs and a barn cat that will follow you around for head scratches.”
Visitors to Elise Okrend’s studio can see a new series by the artist, Water Reflections in Pastel. These three works—Soul Reflection, Winter Reflection and Water Reflection—are a result of Okrend’s recent fascination with water reflections and light.
A recently opened exhibition at Asheville’s Citron Gallery titled Synchronicity presents new work by artists working primarily with paint and/or metal.
A new members’ show at Number 7 Arts, a cooperative gallery in downtown Brevard, will run through Sunday, June 5. The show, In the Garden, focuses on the beauty of spring in the WNC mountains.
As a child, Miryam Rojas, eagerly read "Architectural Digest" and accompanied her father to antique auctions. By the age of 14, she had taught herself to interpret the blueprints of her family’s 1924 Mediterranean home.
After working for 15 years in the luxury real estate field, Josh Smith, in 2012, joined Walnut Cove Realty, which has now expanded to represent the Southcliff community in partnership with Beverly-Hanks REALTORS®.