“There are many artifacts and decorative accessories that couples keep for years to come. It is in that tradition that I create my wedding totems, turning meaningful memorabilia into high art dedicated to the dignity of special event.”
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“Traditional art generally depicts nature in all of its glory—often in beautiful, pristine conditions,” says David J. Wagner. “The works in Environmental Impact deal with ominous environmental issues that impact the people, plants and animals that populate the planet today.”
“Zen abstracts start with no prior objective or subject matter."
With this issue, we invite you to leap into a new year with us as we seek out all that’s inspiring and promising about brand new beginnings.
Stuart Hough, owner of Sunnyside Trading Company in Asheville NC discusses his 40 year career in European and Asian antique furnishings, and talks about his 11,000 SF gallery in The Foundation, part of the River Arts District.
“Whether addressing police violence on the cobblestone streets of Savannah, the loss of a loved one to dementia or coming of age in a trailer park in Appalachia, these poems address matters of faith, death, love, lust and beauty while not masking the pain of Southern history,” Andrew K. Clark says.
It’s a brand-new year, and for Asheville’s River Arts District that means a fresh slate of demonstrations, workshops, live music, tastings and more held on the second Saturday of each month, with most participating studios and galleries open from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. This month’s event will be held January 11.
What better way to celebrate one’s 88th birthday than with a solo exhibition and reception at the Tracey Morgan Gallery? Gerald van de Wiele, in his seventh decade of making art, will return to Asheville with his most recent work on Friday, January 10, from 6-8 p.m.