Art + Craft

The Plane Truth

The Plane Truth

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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

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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

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

Stem Structure and Related Whimsy

Stem Structure and Related Whimsy

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Before bunnies, Beatrix Potter majored in fungi. Known today for her darling, bushy-tailed characters, the British illustrator once penned many a mushroom. She studied…

Earth Tones Overturned

Earth Tones Overturned

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Leonid Siveriver’s Weaverville studio is more like a gallery. Jazz wafts through the air, and the sheer diversity of shapes, colors, and objects —…

Like a Sherpa for Ceramics

Like a Sherpa for Ceramics

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WNC native leads art tours with an insider’s edge As an unemployed college student in the early ’80s, Sherry Masters would cobble together her…

Riffing for a Living

Riffing for a Living

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Potter’s hanging planters combine imagination and pragmatism In her final semester at Florida State University, where she would get her BFA in Studio Art…

Waxing Poetic

Waxing Poetic

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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…