Business of Art

New Day, New Muse

New Day, New Muse

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Gallery models a fresh dynamic in the River Arts District “Pearl [Renken] thought up the name ‘Modern Muse’ out of the blue one day,”…

Warm Hands, Hot Wax, Happy Artist

Warm Hands, Hot Wax, Happy Artist

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Local multimedia artist Kate Colclaser had a successful pottery studio in Blowing Rock, NC, before moving to Asheville. But the winters there can be…

Pastoral Pottery from a True Believer

Pastoral Pottery from a True Believer

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Waynesville ceramicist Laurey-Faye Dean grew up in a fundamentalist preacher’s family, around churchgoers who were true believers. Then, as a child, she found the…