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The Grayline Trolley will provide free transportation around the River Arts District all weekend. Catch the free trolley at Riverview Station.

River Arts District Fall Studio Stroll

November 8-9 from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. The Artists of Asheville’s River Arts District open their doors for a full weekend in the Fall Studio Stroll and Art Walk, welcoming the public to see and collect amazing art in their studios and galleries. The River Arts District consists of a vast array of artists …

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Steve Mann, owner of Black Box Photography, and Rocky Kenworthy, owner of Dot Editions.

Black Box Photography & Dot Editions

High-quality professional work, a passion for their respective crafts, and a commitment to the continued development of the fine arts in Asheville are just a few of the things photographer Steve Mann and fine art printer Rocky Kenworthy have in common. As of this summer, the two are also working together in a two thousand …

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Rainbow Ridge, acrylic on canvas by Jonas Gerard.

Jonas Gerard: Creative Energy Fuels Eclectic Expression

by Chris Stack When we encounter someone well-versed in creating in a wide variety of styles and genres, we’re often led to wonder how this can be possible. How can one person make these radical shifts? Different types of painting, music or any other form of creative activity can often seem like isolated islands to …

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Jonas Gerard paints landscapes inspired by the beauty of Western North Carolina.

Jonas Paints Plein Air

Plein Air is French for “open air” and is commonly used to describe the art of painting outdoors. Natural light was an important inspiration for the impressionist artists, and the charms of outdoor painting have also influenced other styles of art such as the Barbizon school. When Jonas Gerard paints plein air, the outcome is …

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