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Meet PNC Pop In Artist In Residence, Ursula Gullow

For the month of July Artspace’s PNC Pop-In resident artist, Ursula Gullow is facilitating the development of a community mural in the upfront gallery of Artspace. Gullow is a visual artist living in Asheville, NC and for the last four years she has made a self portrait everyday as part of her ongoing series, Self Exam. […]

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Domesticity and the Feminine Mystique

This spring, Artspace features several exhibitions that explore the themes of domesticity and the feminine mystique. While women’s issues have persisted in cultural dialogue throughout the 21st century, the months after the presidential election have been characterized by an increased impulse to make women’s voices heard. The artists featured throughout the building touch on various […]

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Holding On: Jessica Dupuis, Karen Hillier, and Sarah Malakoff

Of all the priceless objects left behind, this is what we rescue. These artifacts. Memory cues. Useless souvenirs. Nothing you could auction. The scars left from happiness. -Chuck Palahniuk Through photography, embroidery and ceramics, the artists of Holding On explore the ways that personal objects function as portraits, family histories and memorials.  Each artist turns […]

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Do You Have a Moment? Reflections on our Pop In Residency.

Saved: Objects of the Dead As collaborators, Jody and I live and work on opposite coasts, yet a residency at Artspace, gave us the opportunity to work side by side, and enjoy the synergy, camaraderie, and insight that our collaboration, a creative environment, and a community inspires. In July we spent time working in the […]

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FRESH Fun Day 2016

With Artspace receiving over 130 submissions for FRESH: New Works by North Carolina Artists,  we were overjoyed to host the FRESH Fun Day this past weekend. Artists, families, and passersby alike were welcome to stop by, observe the art on display, vote for their favorite piece(s), and create their very own works of art to […]

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Behind the Scenes: The Gatlinburg Special

You’ve seen (and maybe even played) the latest installation from our Summer Artist in Residence, Amy Marie Masters, The Gatlinburg Special. It had a great reception during its opening night on First Friday, August 7, that even included an appearance by Dolly Parton! Well, sort of. But how about all the work that went on before the […]

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Meet PNC Pop-In Artist in Resident: Lile Stephens

We are delighted to welcome Lile Stephens to our PNC Pop-In Residency at Artspace this August. Lile will be in residence in the Upfront Gallery beginning July 29 through September 4. His exhibition will open September 4. Lile sent us the following description of his project and the exciting workshop he will be teaching: My residency will […]

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FRESH Artist Profile: Barbara Campbell Thomas

FRESH Feature Find out more about Barbara Campbell Thomas, one of 27 artists juried into the FRESH exhibition at Artspace.   Barbara Campbell Thomas’s work engages the daily challenge of locating ourselves amidst the barrage of imagery and information that is characteristic of 21st century life; her paintings and collages capitalize on fragmentation, the unexpected results arising from a […]

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The Travellers

FRESH Artist Profile: Rachel Campbell

FRESH Feature Find out more about Rachel Campbell, one of 27 artists juried into the FRESH exhibition at Artspace.   In my most recent work, I am driven to unravel the unseen narratives within the shifting tide of the world around me. The slow decay of a building once a vital hub of activity, the beauty of nature […]

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Act I, Scene II

FRESH Artist Profile: Jean Chevalier

FRESH Feature Find out more about Jean Chevalier, one of 27 artists juried into the FRESH exhibition at Artspace.   I see my recent work being concerned with the visual effects of accumulated life experiences, as an exploration of gender identifiers in US society, and as the results of unrestrained use of undefined technique- but I could be wrong. […]

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