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Buncombe County artist Norma Bradley creates uniquely decorated gardens called earth quilts, which use the earth as their fabric and rocks and plants for color and texture. Since 1986, she has created 26 quilts across the state.
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The State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 62 Issue 5, Oct 1994, p32-33, il
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6925
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Asheville is known for its downtown art galleries and craft shops. Along the French Broad River is the city's industrial riverfront containing rows of warehouses. Here, over the past decade, artists have been converting the old buildings into studios. The area is known as the River Arts District. Currently there is a thriving community of over forty-five artists and artisans working there, including potters, quilters, and painters.
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Our State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 72 Issue 6, Nov 2004, p38-40, 42-43, il Periodical Website
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12770
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The Southern Highland Handicraft Guild, Inc., in Asheville, North Carolina, is a non-profit organization created in 1928 to encourage commercial production by craftsmen in the highlands. Sales of Southern Appalachian handicrafts totaled about $5 million in 1959, and business has increased considerably in the last two years. Today, the guild operates six retail shops, and could easily increase its $365,000 annual sales if not for the already high demand placed on local craftsmen for their work.
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The State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 29 Issue 20, Mar 1962, p11, 31, il, por
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19413
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Colin Richmond is a mixed-media artist who lives in Asheville. He travels the world searching for rare-breed farm animals which he turns into handcrafted porcelain collectibles which are sold at Colin's Creatures. Of all the animals he creates, sheep are the most in number and have the most expressive features.
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Our State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 80 Issue 11, Apr 2013, p19-21, il, por Periodical Website
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Madison explores the life and works of Asheville artist Julyan Davis, who graduated from London's Byam Shaw School of Art in 1988. He later came to the US and settled on Scaly Mountain near Highlands, where he had his studio for ten years. In 1992 he purchased a house formerly owned by Peggy Seeger, sister of Pete Seeger in Asheville's Montford neighborhood.
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WNC Magazine (NoCar F261 .W64), Vol. 6 Issue 4, June 2012, p24-25, il, por Periodical Website
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22283
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Leggett examines the many dimensions of Asheville abstract artist Kenn Kotara.
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WNC Magazine (NoCar F261 .W64), Vol. 6 Issue 8, Oct 2012, p20-21, il, por Periodical Website
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22488
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Acrylic artist Angela Alexander of Asheville creates colorful renditions of pets and animals, which often have amusing titles and reflect her passion for furry companions. Her studio sells not only original works, but also prints, cards, and magnets.
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22491
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John W. Anderson, an Asheville watercolor artist began his interest with art in childhood cartoon characters and later in architectural drafting. While Anderson was born in New York City and grew up in Philadelphia, Anderson and his wife, Ellen, an interior decorator, have spent 22 years in Florida and retired to Asheville in 2005.
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22500
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A recent addition to Asheville, former snowboarder Jessica Hall is a young jewelry artist who has traveled the world.
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22781
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The River Arts District along the French Broad River has become the center of creativity and artistic opportunity in Asheville. Over two hundred artists perfect their craft in former warehouses and offer tourists and locals an artsy district in the growing small town.
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Charlotte Magazine (NoCar F 264.C4), Vol. 20 Issue 3, March 2015, p72-76, il, por, map Periodical Website
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23605
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Asheville resident and artist Jim Hefley discusses the inspirations for his artwork, which features natural landscapes and country vistas.
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23611
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Artists John Wayne Jackson creates intricate 'fossils' of leaves by casting them in concrete.
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23647
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Michael Hofman is a ceramicist in Asheville's River Arts District and owns a studio that serves multiple purposes: a studio, gallery, and restaurant.
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23985
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David Voorhees is a local artist out of Asheville, North Carolina who creates stunning ceramics, such as bowls, pitchers, and teapots, and paints them based on inspirations from the mountains.
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23991
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Artist Brian Kuehn discusses his inspirations for his artworks, which consist of paintings depicting life in the countryside.
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