Rolling in the Deep

Rolling in the Deep

Printmaker revels in new artistic opportunities and community Minerva and Persephone are the ruling deities of Denise Markbreit’s Asheville Print Studio, at Riverview Station in…

Raku Never Sleeps

Raku Never Sleeps

Ancient pottery imitates entropy in the natural world Sometimes the past lies just under the surface of the everyday present, a fact North Carolina potter…

The Plane Truth

The Plane Truth

Metal artist uses large-scale geometry for intimate works Daniel Marinelli’s online bio is not fancy — it simply declares that he makes sculpture and…

They’ve Got You Covered

They’ve Got You Covered

Crafters have a long history of combining the pragmatic with the aesthetic, adding an artistic flair to everyday items from quilts to coasters. So…

Approachable Rust

Approachable Rust

A big part of working as an architect used to be the preparation of highly detailed drawings, a skill that served Pamela Winkler well…

Arms, Legs, Back, Seat, Soul

Arms, Legs, Back, Seat, Soul

A chair may just be a chair to most of us, but to conceptual carpenter Tom Shields, a chair represents more than a utilitarian…

Waxing Poetic

Waxing Poetic

Painter’s encaustic panels tell a complicated story Every artwork carries within it a history of its creation. But in the case of encaustic, the…

Bright Lights, Craft City

Bright Lights, Craft City

An open-door policy makes lampmakers shine Contrary to the received wisdom about mixing business and friendship, Geoff Koslow and Billy Guilford’s Lexington Glassworks is…

Entrance to the Everlasting

Artist’s signature oils are a blend of culture and colors Art, says Olga Dorenko, “is my living.” But it’s more accurate to say it’s…