Welcome to the River Arts District in Asheville, North Carolina

The River Arts District Artists invite you to take A Closer Look into the lives of our artists and their work on the Second Saturday of each month.

December 14: Art for the Holidays

December 14, 2012—Art for the Holidays!

In December, A Closer Look takes a look at Art For the Holidays across a wide variety of mediums.

Studios will be open with artists ready to share their passion for creativity (and there are plenty of opportunities for you to take some art home)!

December 14, 2012—Art for the Holidays: Riverside Studios


You are invited to Riverside Studios for our Holiday Celebration & Art Sale
 on Saturday, December 14, from 11-4


Come by for a visit, share some holiday treats and see the works of our seven artists. We have new works, special holiday sales and gift certificates.


Happy Holidays from Brit J.Oie, Julie Miles, David Berry, Deanna Chilian, Lucretia Speas, Russell Cramp, Todd Frahm and Art Consultant Wendy H. Outland


For more information call 828-551-5045.

Where: Riverside Studios, The River Arts District, Asheville NC


When: Saturday, December 14, 2013, 10am-6pm

See more work at riversidestudios-asheville.com.

OPEN: 11am-4pm on December 14, 2013: Holiday Art Sale and Refreshments

December 14, 2012—Art for the Holidays: Joe Ransmeier Woodworking


Joseph Ransmeier and his new associate Lisa Perez are working on a selection of wooden gift and collectable items. These include woodturning featuring bowls, CHRISTMAS ORNAMENTS, and mirrors. We will also have furniture, wine racks, coat racks & shelving.

Come visit Joe Ransmeier Woodworking on Second Saturday—December 14, 2013.

Where: Joe Ransmeier Woodworking, Roberts Street Studios, The River Arts District, Asheville NC

When: Saturday, December 14, 2013, 10am-6pm

See more work by Joe Ransmeier Woodworking at Roberts Street Studios

DEMO: 10am - 6pm on December 14, 2013: Woodturning demonstration (bowls & Christmas ornaments)

December 14, 2012—Art for the Holidays: Karen Weihs


Painting a palette knife abstracted large painting all day.

Come visit Artist Karen Weihs on Second Saturday—December 14, 2013.

Where: Karen Weihs, 352 Depot Street, The River Arts District, Asheville NC

When: Saturday, December 14, 2013, 10am-6pm

See more work by Karen Weihs at 352 Depot Street and at Karenweihs.com.

DEMO: 12-4 on December 14, 2013: Large palette knife abstracted painting

December 14, 2012—Art for the Holidays: Diane English


I provide humor and inspiration for days when you just want to poke out your third eye. Funny greeting cards and original colorful paintings adorn the studio and laughter abounds.

Come visit Artist Diane English on Second Saturday—December 14, 2013.

Where: Diane English, 375 Depot Studios and Gallery, The River Arts District, Asheville NC

When: Saturday, December 14, 2013, 10am-6pm

See more work by Diane English at 375 Depot Studios and Gallery and at www.greatcosmichappyass.com.

December 14, 2012—Art for the Holidays: The Village Potters


The Village Potters celebrates every year with an end of the year Holiday Sale! This Second Saturday come and shop for fine handcrafted pottery. You will find everything from functional pottery to art pots and even handmade Christmas ornaments

Get into the holiday mood with some hot cider and Christmas cookies while you shop!

Come visit The Village Potters on Second Saturday—December 14, 2013.

Where: The Village Potters, Riverview Station, The River Arts District, Asheville NC

When: Saturday, December 14, 2013, 10am-6pm

See more work by The Village Potters at Riverview Station and at www.thevillagepotters.com.

DEMO: 10am-6pm on December 14, 2013: Special gifts with special prices in the studio!

December 14, 2012—Art for the Holidays: MH Libman


Beautiful as well as functional Salad Bowls and other turned items all made in my studio/gallery in Riverview Station.

Come visit Artist M H Libman on Second Saturday—December 14, 2013.

Where: M H Libman, Riverview Station, The River Arts District, Asheville NC

When: Saturday, December 14, 2013, 10am-6pm

December 14, 2012—Art for the Holidays: pattiy torno


Open the door to an explosion of color & textures found in the form of eclectic clothing, fun fleece hats, scarce & blankets as well as amazing fotopiecing work (think quilts meet photos on wood panel)

Come visit Artist pattiy torno on Second Saturday—December 14, 2013.

Where: pattiy torno, CURVE studios & garden, The River Arts District, Asheville NC

When: Saturday, December 14, 2013, 10am-5pm

See more work by pattiy torno at CURVE studios & garden and at www.pattiytorno.blogspot.com.

December 14, 2012—Art for the Holidays: Phil DeAngelo


Phil DeAngelo is a graphic impressionist. He uses imagery of trees and nature that he texturizes on various wood, fabric or tin panels to give a pictorial description of his view of life. His style can be described as Minimalist Landscape.

Come visit Artist Phil DeAngelo on Second Saturday—December 14, 2013.

Where: Phil DeAngelo, The Wedge Studios, The River Arts District, Asheville NC

When: Saturday, December 14, 2013, 10am-6pm

See more work by Phil DeAngelo at The Wedge Studios and at www.brokenroadstudio.com.

December 14, 2012—Art for the Holidays: Barbara Perez Art Studios


Sculpture, Oil, Watercolor and Jewelry at Barbara Perez Art Studios. Three artists on display on the first floor— Misha, Barbara Perez and Cheyenne Trunnell.

Come visit  Barbara Perez Art Studios on Second Saturday—December 14, 2013.

Where: First Floor, The Wedge Studios, The River Arts District, Asheville NC

When: Saturday, December 14, 2013, 10am-6pm