Art & Artists

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Mipso in Japan

In the summer of 2013, Mipso’s Jacob Sharp, Joseph Terrell, and Wood Robinson toured Japan. We caught up with them to learn more about their experiences abroad and the mini documentary that showcases their travels.
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Matt Tommey’s Vine Art Baskets

Grapevines join bark and kudzu in an Asheville artist’s unique take on baskets.
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Carolina Collectors

These three collectors have something in common: they all turned to Jon Lambert to help uncover the value of their favorite items.
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Our Americana: Mt. Mitchell Crafts Fair

Burnsville’s annual fair has a special craft: to elevate daily life from average to artistic.

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Libba Cotten

From her picking style to her unlikely path to fame, the folk music heroine from Carrboro always did things her own way.
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Elaine O’Neil’s Textile Art

In Chapel Hill, cotton serves an unexpected purpose.

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Cigar-Box Fiddles

A craftsman in Asheville combines music, art, and history to give cigar boxes unexpected new life.

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A Carolina Collage: The Wells Stockyard Flea Market

For decades, eclectic bits and pieces from around the world have found their way to Wallace. But they never stay long.

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Chicken Alley in Asheville

These days, you won’t encounter stray chickens in downtown Asheville — just one 10-foot-tall rooster with a proportionately large attitude. The star of local artist Molly Must’s Chicken Alley mural casts a cool stare on passersby, coaxing them to pause
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Starring: Daniel Wallace

What it was like for a North Carolina author to star in a movie based on his own book.

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