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.

Virtual Holiday Gallery Tour Survey Results

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

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.

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.

Center for Craft introduces first video in new series of craft tutorials

Center for Craft is excited to introduce its first video in “Craft Connections,” a new series of craft tutorials led by Center for Craft instructors and grant recipients! First up, meet 2012 Windgate-Lamar Fellow Brian Fleetwood and his “Symbiosis Project” jewelry kits. Watch this video to learn more about the project

The Arts Mean Business!

“The creative sector is rooted in the cultural traditions of Buncombe County and Western North Carolina. Creative enterprises and entrepreneurs have always contributed to our area’s strong creative economy – they create jobs, generate local and state tax revenues, create products, encourage spending, and attract tourists.” (Click here to see report) —Asheville Area Arts Council