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The “InsBEARation” Art Event [July 6-31, 2024]

“InsBEARation” Art Event Opening, 12-3 PM, Saturday July 6 The anthropomorphizing of bears (ursines) is nothing new. Baloo began crooning about the “bear necessities” way back in 1967 in the animated classic “The Jungle Book”, and Winnie-the-Pooh started musing on the meaning of life in the Hundred Acre Wood about 100 years ago. And of course, starting in 1944, the

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Last Minute Father’s Day Gifts – 2024

Mountain Made’s Father’s Day Gift Ideas Did you know that we owe both Father’s Day and Mother’s Day to two Southern women! According Wikipedia,  Grace Golden Clayton was inspired by Anna Jarvis‘ crusade to establish Mother’s Day. A couple of months prior, Jarvis had held a celebration for her dead mother in Grafton, West Virginia, a town jut 15 miles

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Decorative Arts

WNC Chainsaw Artist Chris Markey Carves Uncommon Bear Sculptures

Chris Markey Jr., Master Woodcarver and Chainsaw Artist “Art is 10% talent and 90% inspiration” Here at Mountain Made, we strongly believe that new techniques can help recreate and reinvigorate such time honored traditions as wood carving. So here in the Blue Ridge Mountains, you can find inspiration all around us. And this is why we feel Chris Markey Jr.,

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Experience the Colorful World of Polymer Clay Jewelry with Lori Axelrod

Handcrafted Polymer Clay Jewelry by Lori Axelrod We invite you to come by the Mountain Made gallery (in downtown Asheville) this Saturday, August 12, from 12 PM to 3 PM, for a live art demo! Imagine a realm where vibrant colors, intricate designs, and tactile experiences converge, transporting you to a universe of endless artistic possibilities. This is the world

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Wood Bowls with Holes? 4th Generation Woodturning by Mike McKinney

Handcrafted Wood Bowls by Mike McKinney In this week’s post, Mountain Made gallery is happy to share with you the unique wood art of one of our newest additions to our gallery of local woodturners, Mike McKinney. Mike McKinney is a fourth generation woodworker who had an opportunity to work in the shop with both his dad and grandfather. His

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The Magic of Alcohol Ink Paintings by Joy Dorr

Live Art Demo: Saturday, July 15, 2023 – 12 til 3PM We invite you to enjoy an wonderful afternoon discovering the magic landscapes in alcohol inks of Joy Dorr. Come watch the way Joy uses even the tiniest drops of ink and makes them flow across the page to create fun, and vibrant paintings. Joy Dorr’s Alcohol Ink Paintings &

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