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December 2013

Transylvania Community Arts Council in Brevard, NC, Offers Holiday Tour of Artists’ Studios - Dec. 14, 2013

The Transylvania Community Arts Council will host its Holiday fundraiser on Saturday, Dec. 14, 2013, with a Holiday Tour of Artists’ Studios, from 10am–5pm. Tickets are on sale now at the TC Arts Council located at 349 S. Caldwell Street in downtown Brevard, NC. Tickets are $20 and will also be on sale at the TC Arts Council on the day of the tour. Proceeds will benefit the TC Arts Council youth programs including Arts In Schools, scholarships to Summer Art Camp and Pottery Camp and Kids Art Day.

Artists’ participating in the TC Arts Council’s Holiday Tour of Artists’ Studios include: Ann DerGara, owner of Red Wolf Gallery with guest sculptor Charles Calvin; Christine Kosiba, clay artist who designed the ravens, fox, turkey and chipmunk sculptures in Brevard with her guest artist Hayley Davison who makes wood furniture; Circle Factory with well-known woodworker George Peterson and visual artist Shellie Lewis-Dambax and their guest artist Suzanne Schmitt; Drew Deane owner of Drew Deane Gallery and her guest Kurt Knabe will be demonstrating their newest lighting artwork; painter and illustrator C. Shana Greger and her guest sculptor Bennie Santistevan; the shared studio of pastel artist Everett Schmidt and published author Karen Lauritzen; The Haen Gallery and Brevard Lumber Yard Arts District with Sam Owen and Mark Connelly as well as new sculpture installations and the Brian Tull mural; and the Brevard College Art Department and the Spiers Gallery will join the tour from 10am-noon only.

Tickets are $20 for the Holiday Tour of Artists’ Studios. Buy your tickets today at the TC Arts Council.

Tickets are also on sale for the Holiday Kick-Off Party which will be held on Thursday, Dec. 12, 2014. This event will take place at Bent River Farm. The farm is surrounded by mountain views and the French Broad River runs through it. Local artwork by Tim Murray, Shellie Lewis-Dambax, Judy Duff, Shannon Whitworth, Sean Trapp, George Peterson, and Kenson Thompson fill this home with creative beauty.

The Kick-Off Party will be catered by Marco’s (Marco Trattoria) and George Andrews will provide musical entertainment on classical guitar. This event is being sponsored by Food Matters Market and Café who will be offering samples from their new healthy and gluten free menu options. Tickets to the Kick-Off Party are $50 each. Ticket price includes wine, heavy hors d’oeuvres and musical entertainment. Proceeds go to support TC Arts Council’s youth art programs including: Arts-In-Schools, Scholarships to Summer Art Camps, Pottery Camps and Kids Art Day. Tickets are limited so call 828/884-2787 today or stop by the TC Arts Council at 349 S. Caldwell Street in Brevard.

For further information check our NC Institutional Gallery listings, call 828/884-2787 or visit (www.artsofbrevard.org).

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