Work of the Week – January 12, 2015

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Tuesday, June 6, 2017

Asheville Art Museum Taps Jason Andrew as Lead Curator of Major Survey of Contemporary Art

The Asheville Art Museum has tapped Brooklyn-based independent curator Jason Andrew as lead curator of a major survey of contemporary art. Appalachia Now! an interdisciplinary survey of contemporary art in Southern Appalachia will celebrate the Asheville Art Museum’s new state-of-the-art facility opening in late 2018. Jason Andrew is known for his exhibitions of interdisciplinary artistic… Click to read the rest of the blog post
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Monday, May 1, 2017

Intern Spotlight: Shannon Hebert Waldman

By Matt Gorga The Museum’s internship program provides engaging educational opportunities to students and individuals from across the country, but today the Museum family is celebrating one of Asheville’s own, Shannon Hebert Waldman. Shannon has recently been accepted into multiple graduate programs and has chosen to attend the School of the Art Institute of Chicago… Click to read the rest of the blog post
Monday, April 24, 2017

Work of the Week– “Ingres Safari Lady and the Pedestaled Wolf Hound – Crufts” by S. Tucker Cooke

By Matt Gorga Admittedly, I am a dog lover. I was drawn to this piece by how beautifully and realistically the “wolf hound” is depicted with its wispy hair and the oh-so-common “dog smile,” as I have come to call it. Looking into the piece further, I was intrigued by how the depiction of the… Click to read the rest of the blog post
Thursday, April 20, 2017

Concert Review: Sandra Wright Shen at Pianoforte, April 2, 2017

By William Clark The Pianoforte concert series, sponsored by the Asheville Art Museum through the direction and patronage of Mr. Harry Rowney, recently concluded its eighth season with a remarkable recital by Sandra Wright Shen, a pianist who has now appeared three times in Pianoforte concerts over the years (2014, 2015, and 2017). Ms. Shen… Click to read the rest of the blog post
Monday, March 27, 2017

Work of the Week– “Trout Vase” by Ken Carder

By Matt Gorga It’s late March in Western North Carolina. For me, that means its time to dust off that fly rod, put on those waders and take advantage of the many rivers and streams that this area has to offer. Browsing the Museum’s Permanent Collection, I came upon this vase by Ken Carder. I … Click to read the rest of the blog post