Sand Hill Artists Collective

Sand Hill Artists Collective (SHAC) + ARTSVILLE Collective and Podcast bring opportunities and benefits to artists and art lovers in Asheville and beyond. Anyone, anywhere in the world is welcome to enjoy our exhibits, podcasts, blog, events, and discussion groups.

Under the SHAC “umbrella”:

ARTSVILLE COLLECTIVE: SHAC provides exhibit space inside Marquee in the River Arts District where there are changing exhibits with rotating guest artists, events, and discussions with local creatives, makers, gallerists, educators, collectors, and business leaders.

SHAC CONNECTION: SHAC news and stories discuss art, cultural travel, and include personal commentary from creative artists, writers, professionals and community leaders.

ARTSVILLE PODCAST: The ARTSVILLE podcast series is available here, on all platforms, and, discussing “How Asheville became ARTSVILLE.” New episodes are posted regularly with artists and community leaders.

Current Exhibition at Artsville Collective

In Living Color: At Home with Paint, Paper, and Thread is up from April 29 through July 31, 2022 at Marquee Asheville.

Showing the paintings of abstract artist Karen Stastny, textiles from Betsy Meyer and mixed media from Michelle Wise. Retro Pop contemporary with animation from Daryl Slaton and Louise Glickman’s mixed media and fiber art continue.

Allow these abstract pieces, in varying sizes and mediums, to light up your life. Collectively, the artwork’s tonal range is of blended neutrals and ventures into spring and fall palettes. Suit your design pleasures with pure color or wabi-sabi textural designs in a range of perspectives from three uniquely talented artists.  Click here for more details.

Painting by exhibiting artist Karen Stastny.
Mixed media by exhibiting artist Michelle Wise.
Textiles by exhibiting artist Betsy Meyer.


ARTSVILLE COLLECTIVE features rotating guest artists in a gallery space inside Marquee Asheville. This multi-vendor warehouse, a Euro-styled indoor art street market in the Foundation area of RAD, will offer the works of 75+ vendors. Featured artists receive exhibit space and exposure through publicity, a blog, and a podcast about themselves and their work.

Interested in showing at ARTSVILLE COLLECTIVE? Send 3-5 images of your work and a few lines about yourself to


SHAC CONNECTION reaches your inbox with stories and news from artists and writers in Asheville and beyond. Content covers all things creative in art and craft including travel, personal stories and news from artists and artisans, professionals and collectors.

Have a story you’d like to share? Send news and stories to SHAC BLOG at


The ARTSVILLE podcast is available on all platforms and Created in partnership with Crewest Studio in Los Angeles and, Artsville celebrates contemporary American arts & crafts from Asheville and beyond for folks from all over the world to discover western North Carolina’s creativity and culture. With artists and area leaders, Artsville interviews feel like a conversation with friends. 


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