Center for Craft 25th Anniversary

Center for Craft launches 25th Anniversary with Virtual Benefit on May 26 Spotlighting internationally renowned ceramicist Magdalene Odundo and Craft Futures Award Honoree Michael Sherrill.

Making It: Three Easy Steps to Money and Visibility for Emerging Artists

Sand Hill Artists Collective provides opportunities for artists. We’re talking grants, workshops, conferences and exhibitions. Quick clicks that will lead you to easy money, FREE learning and simple ways to exhibit your work.

What a WOW! SHAC Supporters Visit Momentum’s New Gallery

Jordan and Shifra Ahlers invited us to preview their exciting new Momentum Gallery, which has moved to 52 Broadway across from the Center for Craft.

Fun Shops Will Get you Outside the Covid Box

Social isolation during Covid really slowed down my studio practice but it also gave me the time to carefully examine the why, what and how of my art making.

Virtual Holiday Gallery Tour Survey Results

Responses to SHAC Virtual Holiday Gallery Tour survey are in. Check out these graphs.

Shae Bishop on Patterns & Cultural Identity

In one segment of the Sand Hill Artists Collective’s Virtual Holiday Gallery Tour, ceramic artist Shae Bishop talks about his detailed, colorful, and thought provoking work as part of the Penland Gallery webinar. This brief excerpt is a small fraction of the work and artists featured in the webinar series presented by SHAC this month. Tickets are available on our home page. Purchasers will receive access to recordings of all ten webinars after the series concludes.

Virtual Holiday Gallery Tour, Day 3 – by Louise Glickman

Michael Manes, director of Blue Spiral 1 Gallery, provided an insider’s look at the history and range of talents represented at this acclaimed gallery that has parented the Asheville art scene.

Virtual Holiday Gallery Tour Day 2 – by Louise Glickman

Day 2 of SHAC’s Virtual Holiday Gallery Tours told the story of culture and communities through the eyes and hands at Pink Dog Creative (PDC), its founders and artists. We were introduced to the vision of Randy Shull (Randy’s art at https://22london.org) and Hedy Fischer that PDC would form a community of artists while launching the expansion of creative businesses onto Depot Street. Their philanthropic endeavors dovetail with projects like In Solidarity where their artists and friends have done special works, sold online and at the gallery, raising over $7000 for justice & equity initiatives. http://www.pinkdog-creative.com/in-solidarity. Joseph Pearson gave us demos of delightful… Read More

Sand Hill Artists Collective’s First Year – by Louise Glickman

This time last year saw the start of the Biltmore Lake Artists group, which has expanded to become the Sand Hill Artists Collective. SHAC has grown rapidly in its mission to showcase artists living in the Biltmore Lake, Enka, Candler, and West Asheville area. SHAC begins its fund-raising Virtual Holiday Gallery Tour this week.

Art of the Carolinas Online Workshops November 9-14

Sign-ups begin now for Art of the Carolinas virtual workshops November 9-14.