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Jonas Gerard Opens Additional Gallery at Riverview Station

Celebrates New Space with a Grand Opening Reception and Painting Performance Jonas Gerard’s new gallery at Riverview Station is the result of the powerful synergies possible when creative growth aligns with a thriving business. New explorations in flow painting techniques and a love for larger canvases, on top of an already vibrant and extensive body  Continue Reading »


WNC’s New Art Destination at Reynolds Village

The Andrew Charles Gallery opened its doors for business at Reynolds Village in North Asheville in late February, 2014, showcasing the paintings of local artist Joel Cole. It will continue featuring the contemporary work of local and regional painters, sculptors, printmakers, photographers and mixed-media artists in individual exhibitions and invitational group-shows based on themes. The  Continue Reading »

Leo Monahan, paper sculpture

Weaverville Art Safari

Celebrate Spring with Free Studio Tours In the spring, Western North Carolina comes alive with native wildflowers, blackberry blossoms, and lush green foliage. In Weaverville, the town’s celebrated enclave of artists greets spring with the semi-annual Weaverville Art Safari studio tour. Held on the weekend of April 26-27, from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., the  Continue Reading »

Wren, oil painting by Al Ramirez.

Fine Artist & Illustrator Al Ramirez

The road to being a professional artist has never been straight or narrow, but Al Ramirez has been walking that road for as long as he can remember. To support his adventurous journey he has been a TV news editor, grounds keeper, census taker, stand-up comedian, and surgical assistant, just to name a few. Al’s  Continue Reading »


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