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• Through SA (9/8) - Bridging: A Retrospective From Two to Three Dimensions, works by David Weinrib. BookWorks 428 1/2 Haywood Road. Gallery hours: Mon.-Fri., 1-5pm; Sat., 1-4pm. Info: www.ashevillebookworks.com or 255-8444. • Through FR (8/31) - The Miniature Book Society will present a traveling exhibit featuring the winners of the society's annual competition. Miniature pop-up books will also be on display. Brevard 4th Friday • FRIDAYS, 5-9pm - The Brevard Fourth Friday Gallery Walk will feature extended gallery and business hours throughout the town. Info: www.artsofbrevard.org or 884-2787. Castell Photography 2C Wilson Alley. Wed.-Fri., noon-6pm; Sat., noon-7pm, or by appointment. Info: www. castellphotography.com or 255-1188. • Through SA (7/28) Personae, photo-based works by Timothy Pakron, Rebecca Cairns and Tobia Makover. Crimson Laurel Gallery 23 Crimson Laurel Way, Bakersville. April-Dec.: Tues.Sat., 10am-6pm; Sun. & Mon., noon-5pm. Info: 688-3599 or www.crimsonlaurelgallery.com. • Through FR (8/31) Serendipity, featuring 14 woodfired sculptural ceramic artists from five countries. Events At Folk Art Center MP 382 on the Blue Ridge Parkway. Open daily from 9am-6pm. Info: www.craftguild.org or 298-7928. • SA (7/28) through TU (9/11) - Works by John Gunther (fiber) and Christine Kosiba (clay). Flood Gallery The Phil Mechanic Building, 109 Roberts St. Tues.-Sat., 10am-4pm. Info: www.floodgallery.org or 254-2166. • Through TU (7/31) - Works by Leigh Anne Chambers (domestic materials that "challenge traditional notions of art"). Haen Gallery 52 Biltmore Ave. Mon., Wed. and Fri., 10am-6pm. Tues. and Sat., 11am-6pm and Sun., noon-5pm. Info: www.thehaengallery.com or 254-8577. • Through FR (8/31) Summer Samplings, works by Lynn Boggess, Byron Gin, Larry Gray and others. Haywood County Arts Council Unless otherwise noted, showings take place at HCAC's Gallery 86 in Waynesville. Hours: Mon.-Sat., 10am-5pm. Info: www.haywoodarts.org or 452-0593.

• Through SA (7/28) - South of the Sahara: Portrait of Africa, featuring photographs by John Rolland. Jason Rafferty • Through TU (7/31) Drawings and paintings by Jason Rafferty will be on display at Izzy's Coffee Den, 74 North Lexington Ave., featuring academic drawings from his studies in Paris along with experimental works. Info: www. jasonrafferty.com. Local Sculpture Showcase • DAILY - A showcase of local sculptors, including Scott Freeland, Peter Dallos, Martin Webster, Ralph Berger, Dan Howachyn, Brett Salter and others, will be on display indefinitely at the Monte Vista Hotel, 308 W. State St., Black Mountain. Free to view. Info: www.themontevistahotel.net or 669-8870. N.C. Arboretum Located at 100 Frederick Law Olmsted Way. 9am-5pm daily. Programs are free with $8 parking fee. Info: www.ncarboretum.org or 665-2492. • Through SU (9/23) - Dusty Roads, photographs of classic and junkyard cars and trucks. NewZart Gallery 133 S. Main St., Studio 207, Marshall. By appointment. Info: www.newzart.com or 649-9358. • Through TU (7/31) - Linear and Geometric Abstractions, works by Matthew Zedler. Proving. Grounds. • Through SU (8/5) - Proving. Grounds., a collaboration between photographer Micah Mackenzie, Ship To Shore's R. Brooke Priddy and Royal Peasantry's Danielle Miller, will be on display at Pisgah Brewing Company, 150 Eastside Drive, Black Mountain, during bar hours. Info: www. pisgahbrewing.com or 6690190. Push Skate Shop & Gallery Located at 25 Patton Ave. Gallery hours: Mon.-Thurs., 11am-6pm; Fri. & Sat., 11am7pm; Sun., noon-6pm. Info: www.pushtoyproject.com or 225-5509. • Through TU (8/21) Americarcana, new works by Tom Pazderka. Red House Studios and Gallery 310 W. State St., Black Mountain. Thurs.-Sun., 11am6pm. Info: www.svfalarts.org or 669-0351. • Through SU (7/29) - Visions of Summer. Satellite Gallery 55 Broadway St. Tues.-Sat., 11am-6pm; Sun., 11am-5pm. Info: www.thesatellitegallery. com or 305-2225. • Through MO (7/30) Phantom Antlers, works by

Gabriel Shaffer and Joti Marra Ramsey. Sculpture for the Garden • Through MO (12/31) Sculpture for the Garden, a national outdoor sculpture invitational, will be on display at Grovewood Gallery, 111 Grovewood Road. Info: www. grovewood.com. Seven Sisters Gallery 117 Cherry St., Black Mountain. Summer hours: Mon.-Sat., 10am-6pm and Sun., noon-5pm. Info: www. sevensistersgallery.com or 669-5107. • Through SU (8/12) - Kate Thayer (pastels). Spectacular Southern Appalachians • Through TU (7/31) - The Carolinas’ Nature Photographers Association hosts Spectacular Southern Appalachians at the Cradle of Forestry, Highway 276 near Brevard. Regular admission prices apply. Info: www.cradleofforestry.com or 877-3130. Street Photography of Asheville • Through SA (7/28) - This photography exhibition, by Joe Longobardi, consists of "found moments" on the streets of Asheville. On display at West End Bakery, 757 Haywood Road. Info: www.joelongobardiphotography.com or www. westendbakery.com. Studio B A framing studio and art gallery at 171 Weaverville Highway, Asheville. Hours: Tues.-Fri. 10am-5:30pm and Sat. 10am3pm. Info: www.galleryatstudiob.com or 225-5200. • Through TU (7/31) - The Appalachian Pastel Society presents Home Sweet Home, works by Carol Branton Morrow. The Bender Gallery 12 S. Lexington Ave. Hours: Mon.-Sat., 10:30am-5pm; Sun., noon-5pm. Info: www. thebendergallery.com or 5058341. • Through FR (8/31) Divergent Visions: Celebrating the 50th Anniversary of American Studio Glass. Transylvania Community Arts Council Located at 349 S. Caldwell St., Brevard. Hours: Mon.-Fri., 9:30am-4:30pm. Info: www. artsofbrevard.org or 884-2787. • Through TU (7/31) - An exhibit by members of the Lake Toxaway Estates Painters Guild. • FR (7/27), 5-8pm - Gallery walk. Tryon Painters and Sculptors • SA (7/28), 5-7pm - An opening reception for the Tryon Painters and Sculptors Gift Gallery will be held at 26 Maple St., Tryon. Free. Info: www.tryonpaintersandsculptors.com. Upstairs Artspace

49 S. Trade St., Tryon. Hours: Tues.-Sat., 11am-5pm and by appointment. Info: www. upstairsartspace.org or 8592828. • Through SA (8/25) Revolver, works by Daniel Nevins, Dustin Farnsworth and Daniel Marinelli, and Marked Up, works by Nava Lubelski. WCU's Mountain Heritage Center • Through FR (8/17) Collecting for the Community, an exhibit of Mountain Heritage Center's artifacts and donations, will be on display in WCU's Mountain Heritage Center. Gallery hours: Mon.Fri., 8am-5pm; Thurs., 8am7pm. Free. Info: www.wcu. edu/2389.asp. • Through FR (9/14) - Stitches in Time: Historic Quilts of WNC. Working Girls Studio 30 Battery Park (upstairs). Thurs.-Sat., 11am-5pm and by appointment. www.workinggirlsstudio.com or 243-0200. • Through FR (8/3) - Works by Dot Griffith, Karen Deans and Eli Corbin.

Art/Craft Fairs Paris of the South Flea Market • SATURDAYS & SUNDAYS, 8am-3pm - Paris of the South flea market features antiques, local food and music at 175 Clingman Ave. Free to attend. Info: www.parisofthesouth.net. Wolfpen Arts and Crafts Show • SA (7/28), 10am-3pm The Wolfpen arts and crafts show will feature jewelry, pottery, quilted and knitted items and more. Held in the clubhouse of the Wolfpen Community, Highway 64 near Hendersonville. Free to attend. Info: 272-0008.

Auditions & Call to Artists Anything Goes, Everything Shows • Through SU (9/1) - Artists of all levels are invited to submit non-returnable artwork to the Anything Goes, Everything Shows exhibit through Sept. 1. Info: www.ashevillecourtyard. com or purplecoca@aol.com. Appalachian Pastel Society • Through WE (8/1) - The Appalachian Pastel Society will accept applications for its juried national exhibition through Aug. 1. Info: www.appalachianpastelsociety.org. Appalachian Trail Video Contest • Through SU (9/2) - The Appalachian Trail Conservancy will accept submissions for its "Why Do You Love the Appalachian Trail?" video contest through Sept. 2. Info: www.facebook.com/ATHike. Arts Council of Henderson County

Mountain Xpress, July 25 2012  
Mountain Xpress, July 25 2012  

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