Yamada’s grandfather and uncle were Japanese screen artists and she grew up watching them in the studio. “They were often working metal ornaments for the screen so that was my very first experience with Japanese traditional metal work,” she says.
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Now in its third year, the exhibition will feature handcrafted drinking vessels from 16 studio potters from across the country, some of whom will be present at the opening reception on Saturday, November 16, from 2–5 p.m.
The Toe River Arts Studio Tour, one of the largest and longest running studio tours in the country, will take place December 6–8 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. each day.
Mills will show and discuss a new body of work made possible through the Betty Taylor Award, a grant funded by the Community Foundation of Henderson County and provided through the Arts Council of Henderson County.
November wears many hats. It’s an end to autumn, a beginning to the holidays, a time for gathering and a time to recognize military veterans. It is, all in all, a beautiful, golden month, and we’ve gathered some of that November light into this issue.
Artists, more than 200 of them, open their studios for the annual River Arts District Artists Fall Studio Stroll on Saturday and Sunday, November 9–10, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
The Preservation Society of Asheville and Buncombe County (PSABC), in partnership with the Mars Hill Anderson Rosenwald Society, will present a program on the Anderson Rosenwald School, the only remaining intact school of its kind in Western North Carolina.
In November, Isis Music Hall hosts its usual lineup of sounds for discerning ears, including bluesy country, Southern soul, Irish fiddle, contemporary jazz fusion and jazz/classical.