Blue Spiral 1 presents a group exhibit in its Lower Level Gallery with Alex Bernstein, Thomas Campbell, Amy Putansu, Lee Sipe, Jonathan Swanz, and Scott Upton. The artists’ works are composed of or inspired by the strength and gleam of metal or metallic materials; each maker shows a unique approach to installation, process, media, and perception. Blue Spiral 1, 38 Biltmore Ave., Asheville. www.bluespiral1.com. 828-251-0202.