Asheville’s River Arts District

In the late 1800s, this area was the booming, industrial heart of the city. Factories and mills lined the banks along the French Broad River, producing everything from fabric and flour to crackers and ice. Those businesses have long since faded away. But the district's creative spirit never died.

A Marine’s Purpose

For nearly 30 years, Rich Daniels devoted himself to the country and the military. Now, in retirement, he’s able to turn his attention to artwork, rediscovering a childhood passion.