May Client Connect Offer: 10% off at Cheap Joe’s Art Stuff

10% OFF YOUR PURCHASE AT CHEAP JOE’S Create Your Next Masterpiece with the Help of Cheap Joe’s Art Stuff Asheville’s newest art supply store opened in the fall of 2015. Cheap Joe’s Art Stuff prides itself on providing personal, friendly service, along with all your favorite and brand new supplies for fine art and crafts […]

Local Art Galleries Aid in Downtown Revitalization

For many of our mountain communities, the arts have often led the way in the revitalization of main streets and town centers. Across the state of North Carolina, $2 billion in new investment has been made to our state’s main streets over the past 33 years. Among the 4,700 new businesses opened in that time, […]

The Impact of Local Art Galleries in WNC

Art impacts how we perceive and interpret culture. Western North Carolina’s many galleries have created exciting downtown destinations for artists and art lovers alike. But more importantly, art spaces add new life and a sense of identity to our neighborhoods. “All the galleries of downtown Waynesville bring a tremendous amount to the community. We have […]

Agents Answer: Where is the Best Place to See Original WNC Art?

Western North Carolina has a long and rich history of various arts and crafts. From traditional Cherokee rivercane baskets, made for thousands of years, to innovative multimedia art from the area’s newest residents, there is an overwhelming amount of art to experience. If you’re not sure where to start your journey of discovery, our Beverly-Hanks […]

Treat Your Mother to Great WNC Arts and Crafts this Weekend!

Sunday is Mother’s Day, and the weather is forecasted to be warm and mostly sunny across the whole local region. Don’t stay home in bed all weekend (unless, of course, that’s all Mom wants). Instead, turn Mother’s Day into Mother’s Art Weekend by venturing out to see some of the great WNC arts and crafts […]

River Arts District is a Commercial Real Estate Jewel

A rising jewel of the Southern Appalachian art scene is the River Arts District, a small but vibrant commercial section sandwiched between downtown and West Asheville. Decades ago, the River Arts District may well have been called the River Industrial District. The area sits low along the French Broad River and train line, which made […]

Inspiration (and Great Craft Beer!) Flows in the River Arts District

  A rising jewel of the Southern Appalachian art scene is the River Arts District, a small but vibrant commercial section sandwiched between downtown and West Asheville. The district is an ever-expanding complex of studios and galleries near the French Broad River that’s also becoming one of Asheville’s culinary and entertainment hubs. There are many […]

What Inspires You?

    . Find out what inspires local artist Judson Guérard at our Artist Reception this Wednesday at 5:30-7:00.  Judson Guérard is the current visiting artist at the Beverly-Hanks Real Estate Discovery Center, through our friends at HandMade in America. . .   “As a material, hot glass focuses and sustains my interest in the immediate task of doing… It hints at […]

Live The Life You Choose (urban): Downtown and Montford

Live the Life You Choose, Urban Style “I like to think of downtown Asheville as an urban village,” says Harli Palme, who lives in Montford with her husband Kevin and their two young children. “I love to walk around downtown and Montford and view the architecture and the skyline, and to see people I know […]

Lynn Huffman introduces Wickwire

Lynn Huffman introduces us to WICKWIRE fine art/folk art gallery on Main Street in Hendersonville. She interviews Shirley Palmer-Hill, the owner of Wickwire Art Gallery. I am sure everyone that visits Hendersonville would agree that its Main Street is one of the most charming in the region. WICKWIRE is an excellent example of the galleries and […]