Art Travels: Arts of the Earth: Wood and Clay

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Art Travels: Arts of the Earth: Wood and Clay
October 18, 2016 10:00 am
October 18, 2016 4:00 pm
$85 Members, $95 non-members
Asheville Art Museum
828.253.3227 x122

OCTOBER 18 – Tuesday, 10am – 4pm
Cost (includes transportation and lunch): $85 Members, $95 non-members

Join us for this special half-day, small-group tour to visit the Western North Carolina studios of two master artists working in natural media, plus a delicious locally sourced lunch! Our first stop is to the Bat Cave studio of Michael Sherrill, a materials-based artist experimenting primarily in clay, metal, and glass whose handmade objects explore the intersection of humans and materials in the natural world. Then, we head over to Saluda for a tasty lunch at The Purple Onion, known for its organic ingredients and simple, healthful Mediterranean-inspired menu. We end in Saluda with a visit to the studio of Stoney Lamar, whose unique multi-axial lathe work gives his wood sculptures a distinct sense of movement. Work by both Sherrill and Lamar is featured in the Museum’s and other public and private collections around the country.

Space is limited; register by October 13. Click here to register; for more information, call 828.253.3227 x122.

Presented in conjunction with Selections from the Permanent Collection: 140 Years of American Art.