This Issue:

• In Living Color Exhibit- thru July 31 • Up Next: On view at Artsville in August-October • New Podcast- Robert Nicholas, Marquee Impresario • Up Next: Artist Kenn Kotara, Art Meant for Touching • Featured Artist Spotlight: Michelle D. Wise, Collage Artist Only One Month More:  “In Living Color: At Home with Paint, Paper and Thread” through Sunday, July 31 Summer’s finally here! Time to add a little color to your life, and walls. Choose your favorite ways to express yourself with abstract paintings from Karen Stastny, woven thread with found treasures from Betsy Meyer and… Read More

This issue: 

• CELEBRATE Party- June 4                 • In Living Color Exhibit- thru July 31                 • New Podcast- Viola Spells, jewelry                 • Q+Art spotlights Karen Stastny, painter CELEBRATE with our guest artists, podcast interviewees, presenters, and our expanding community of loyal friends.  Artsville Collective and Podcast founders Louise Glickman, Daryl Slaton and Scott Power of Crewest/LA invite you to their annual summer party celebrating our creative community in 2022. Enjoy meeting our artists now on exhibit: Karen Stastny, Betsy Meyer, Michelle D. Wise and the… Read More

Upcoming Events at Artsville Collective at Marquee

New Exhibit:  Friday, April 29- July 24: “In Living Color: At Home with Paint, Paper and Thread”- Abstracts light up your life at home or office with small and large works in a mix of mediums. Pure to blended colors mingle freely with wabi-sabi textural designs in a range of perspectives from three uniquely different artists. Showing the abstract paintings of 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. May 20: Happy 200th Birthday, Frederick Olmsted!at Art a la Carte A special look… Read More

Art a la Carte

Upcoming Events at Artsville Collective at Marquee Art a la Carte: Friday, April 22:  “Ukraine Through the Eyes and Pysanky Eggs of Andrea Kulish.”  Meet this artist and marketing guru for the RAD who will brings stories of her Ukrainian heritage to life through her crafted Pysanky eggs. Design symbols reveal meaning with this tradition dating back to Pagan times. Andrea will also demo and sell pysanky eggs with proceeds to benefit Ukraine’s hospitals. Read More:  and Meet + Greet at 11:30; presentation from noon-1 pm at Artsville Collective at Marquee. 36 Foundy in the RAD…. Read More


Art a la Carte: Friday, March 18: Artsville Collective at Marquee presents its first lunch time salon for artists, creatives, collectors and friends. Meet + Greet at 11:30; presentation and discussion from noon-1 pm. “The Women of Grovewood: Textiles Come to Asheville.”  Tom Anders, historian and Sherry Masters, art consultant and tour guide, take you from fleece to fabric through the vision of Edith Vanderbilt, Charlotte Yale and Eleanor Vance, and the women of Biltmore Industries. Discussion on the past and future of textiles in WNC. Learn more: Save the Date: Friday, April 22: Honoring National Women’s Month,… Read More

Celebrate ARTSVILLE Event

WHAT’S UP at ARTSVILLE? • Roundup for the month: CELEBRATE Artsville event, exhibit, podcasts, and news• Stephanie Moore from the Center for Craft speaks up on grant opportunities Sunday, Feb, 27 from 2-5 pm. CELEBRATE ARTSVILLE at Artsville Collective, gallery and gathering space, at Marquee. Meet guest artists Rhona Polonsky, grafitto ceramics and Micah Mackenzie, abstracts with co-founding artists Daryl Slaton, pop art with animation and Louise Glickman, mixed media.  Also on hand will be creative community leadership including Artsville NC podcast interviewees and Scott Power of Crewest Studio/LA.  36 Foundy St. in the RAD…. Read More


How Asheville Became ARTSVILLE The first of six in this series of professional podcasts co-produced by Sand Hill Artists Collective and Crewest Studio/LA are now available at and all major podcast channels: Apple, Google, Android, Spotify and New Episode The Artsville podcast series launches with a release of all six interviews that focus on “How Asheville became ARTSVILLE.”  Interviews include Mia Hall and Robin Dreyer on The Penland School, Kate Averett Anderson on Black Mountain College Museum and Arts Center, Tom Anders on Grovewood Village and the Vanderbilts, Michael Manes on Blue Spiral 1… Read More


Sand Hill Artists Collective’s vision has always been to help emerging artists build careers encouraging creativity and visibility.  We knew the need was there but our path has led us to opportunities beyond our humble beginnings, isolated in COVID and located in Candler, NC.  The effect is one of pebbles in a pond for people like Daryl and me who are visual learners. Biltmore Lake Artists begat Sand Hill Artists which has grown exponentially beyond its Western Buncombe boundaries to encompass all of Asheville and beyond. I’m not very savvy with social… Read More

SHAC Connection – Roundup 

from Louise Glickman OH MY! How We’ve Grown!: Sand Hill Artists Collective (SHAC) has matured from its infancy to an expanding community embracing emerging artists, professionals and enthusiasts. To engage audience and open wallets to build a decent living for area creatives, SHAC’s new format has been simplified and broadened. Starting in 2022, our podcast series highlighting Asheville’s artistic endeavors will be heard around the world emanating from our partnership with Crewest Studio/LA ( and host extraordinaire Scott Power. Special thanks go to Dan Ubick of Dan Ube Productions and his team for producing our… Read More

Artsville Collective

by Louise Glickman YES, finally! ARTSVILLE COLLECTIVE by SHAC and Crewest/LA is open to the public. You’ll find us at Marquee in the River Arts District at 36 Foundy Street near 12 Bones and Grail Movie House. Once inside this glorious renovated warehouse, discover us at D11 as you stroll and savor furniture, found objects and art for your walls from over 75 carefully curated vendors. Daryl and I worked double time to get our gallery space ready last night for a “soft opening” for a real estate company’s holiday party and… Read More