Art + Craft

No Gaps in the New Generation

No Gaps in the New Generation

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Sculptor is a realist who favors the collective goal Despite centuries of advancement, people still think of craft as “a straw broom or itchy…

Message in a Beaker

Message in a Beaker

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Glass artist’s passion was born in a laboratory Fine art and laboratory science usually follow divergent paths. But in the hands of Asheville’s Jason…

Bringing Her “B” Game

Bringing Her “B” Game

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Melanie Boggs inspires an addition to her husband’s woodworking repertoire Brian Boggs Chairmakers is well known, highly regarded, and multi awarded for collections of striking…

Vivid Is as Vivid Does

Vivid Is as Vivid Does

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Sunnyside Trading Company drenches the re-use concept in global colors Stuart Hough was born in Oklahoma but is a true citizen of the world,…

From Buffet to Bouffant

From Buffet to Bouffant

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Hairstylist wins notice for her fashionable upcycling project Finding hair on Savannah Wallin’s antique buffet table is no big deal. Actually, it’s to be…

Rolling in the Deep

Rolling in the Deep

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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…

When the Current Shifts

When the Current Shifts

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Abstract wall hangings reflect one woman’s journey Kathy Goodson had a terrible year, and she coped through color. “That period of time was very…

The Global Life at Home

The Global Life at Home

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French painter rediscovers the fine art of making do The COVID pandemic stopped painter and mixed-media artist Asya Zahia Colie and her family from…

A Matter of Good Taste

A Matter of Good Taste

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Baker and blogger collects boutique cookbooks Anyone who photographs food has a serious job to do in a short time frame, making a platter…

Bird is the Word

Bird is the Word

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Artist combines vintage literature and favorite flyers Surburban Indiana is an unlikely start for a birding buff. But Kate Coleman traces her fascination with ornithology…