Just in time for the holidays. Join Mica Gallery on Small Business Saturday November 30, 2019 from 4 - 7 pm for the Bakersville Tree Lighting and Art Walk.
See work by our special guest, craft artist Louise Grenell. Her nature-inspired soft sculptures interpret animal forms, creating objects with a life of their own.
It’s also time again for our Winter Wrap-Up featuring handmade wearables by Liz Spear, Neal Howard, and Deanna Lynch.
So, come for the Tree Lighting and enjoy some fun, friendship, refreshments and wonderful conversations with the artists. See new work, including ornaments and many wonderful Holiday gifts.
See you there!
Mica is located at 37 Mitchell Avenue, Bakersville, NC. Hours are 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday - Saturday and 12-5 p.m. Sunday. For more information visit micagallerync.com or call 828.688.6422. Follow the gallery on Facebook at Mica Gallery NC, or on Instagram at micagallerync.
The Center for Craft will host a Public Grand Reopening in their newly renovated space in downtown Asheville to welcome the community and introduce them to the new National Craft Innovation Hub.
Please join us for the reopening of our space in a building-wide celebration of the future of craft, which includes:
>> Craft Futures 2099 exhibition: To celebrate the Grand Reopening, the Center for Craft has invited ten local and national artists to imagine and create a craft object of the future! Influenced by the 1939 New York Worlds Fair, the first fair of its kind to use to the "future" as an organizing theme, the reopening exhibition is an exploration of what’s been and what’s to come in the world of craft, and it sets the tone for the Center’s ambitious programming ahead.
>> First look at the new coworking, event and meeting spaces tailored to meet the needs of Asheville’s creative sector.
Premier of five new artists commissions and installations by Jamil D. Harrison, Harvey Littleton, Old Wood Company, Tanya Aguiñiga, Andrew Hayes, and Shelter Collective.
>> UNC Asheville’s inaugural exhibition: Making Meaning looks towards the spaces where artworks collide and converge, where the viewer is called to change their own perspective and embrace new material languages that create meaning and imagine futures.
>> Plus additional future-themed immersive installations, hands-on activities, music, food and more!
We have two 5-gallon buckets of the glaze and it is $90.00now $50.00/bucket. It is cone 6. No photos of the fired glaze are currently available but may be possible upon request. If anyone is interested she/he can get in touch with me via email or phone (email@example.com/ 828-273-3645).
20th Annual Carolina Pottery Festival
November 2nd, 2019, 10am-4pm
-Over 100 Potters!
-Free, Convenient Parking
-All types of pottery
-Just in time for Holiday Shopping
-$5 Admission (under 12 free)
1800 E. Marion Street, Shelby, NC 28152
Held in Shelby since 2001. One hundred of the finest potters and ceramic artists in a three state area convene at the LeGrand Center in Shelby, NC to show and sell their handmade pottery. The opportunity to meet and talk with the artists on site make this day special for all who attend. And just in time for holiday shopping!
Pottery...Functional, artistic, creative, handmade and fun. Items created from clay; jewelry, cooking dishes, Christmas ornaments, sculptures, piglets, angels, vases and more!!
Weaverville Art Safari
Fall Studio Tour
Saturday and Sunday, November 2nd and 3rd
10 – 5 both days
Preview Party: Friday, November 1st, 6 – 8pm
The Weaverville Art Safari is one of the original studio tours in the Asheville Area. It is a self guided free event that offers a unique look at the artist’s work in their working environment, featuring artists who specialize in handmade pottery, glass, photography, sculpture, jewelry, furniture, painting, drawing, fiber art, wood art and more.
The Preview Party provides an opportunity to see all of the artists work together the Friday evening before the tour. There is a silent auction and raffle/door prizes of artists work as well as beer, wine and snacks.
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About Clay Club
Clay Club meets at artist studios and other locations throughout Western North Carolina, usually on the second Wednesday of the month. All potters and ceramic artists are welcome!