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February 2020 Issue

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Works of art defining the contemporary age in WNC. Cover: ‘Downtown,’ 24x24, by Mark Bettis


RAD FINE ART 1 2 3 An art lover’s guide to contemporary art in the RAD BY CATHERINE CERVAS HEATON • RIVER ARTS DISTRICT, ASHEVILLE The River Arts District offers the art of many styles and genres, including some of the most contemporary. Whether you are looking for contemporary art in the flair of abstract, modern, and unusual, or contemporary in the realm of current, leading-edge creations--you will find it in the RAD. These are a sampling of what you can find in the district. Enjoy! Second Saturday: February 8, 10 - 6pm Visit RAD Second Saturdays Learn about more upcoming events at Events. Lori Jusino Philip DeAngelo Wedge Building, 1st Floor Lori Jusino creates mixed media assemblage & jewelry. For the 2nd Saturday Event on February 8th, she will demo how an assemblage art piece is made, as she creates another one inspired by faith, imagination, and whimsy. Spirit Songs Art Studio: (828) 989-2470 Philip DeAngelo Wedge Studios / Philip DeAngelo Studio Philip DeAngelo is a Contemporary Landscape acrylic painter in the Wedge Building of the River Arts District. Come visit our studio to see the vibrant colors and incredible textures for yourself! 6 |RAPIDRIVERMAGAZINE.COM | RAPID RIVER’S ARTS & CULTURE | VOL. 23, NO. 6 — FEBRUARY 2020

RAD FINE ART 4 1. “The Majestic One,” by Angela Alexander, arylic on canvas, 20 x 20 2. “Cotton,” by Claudia Moore Field, recycled aluminum wire on handcrafted barnboard, 22 x 22 3. “Ashen Silver,” by Tess Darling, mixed media, 20 x 20 4. “Ready for Take-off,” by Lori Jusino, Assemblage, 8 x 5 x 9 5. “Joined,” by Philip DeAngelo, acrylic painting, 24 x 24 6. “Green Abstract with Red,” by Catherine Cervas Heaton, acrylic, 10 x 20 6 5 Claudia Moore Field Wedge Studios Philip DeAngelo Studio In this wire and metal sculpture, Claudia Moore Field recreates the beauty of the trees and animals that are in her backyard. Her work represents the flora and fauna that she sees all around her every day here in WNC. Tess Darling Northlight Studios Tess Darling sketches wildlife in various media, creating a gestural quality that keeps the animals moving and breathing. There’s a study-like nature to her style, like something from a sketchbook. It creates a sense of catching something that happened in a moment, and then it’s gone. Tess Darling Fine Art Catherine Cervas Heaton Riverview Station Catherine Cervas Heaton uses quick brush strokes and splashes of color in her abstract work, creating a feeling of energy on canvas with the bold and bright. Visit Riverview Station, Soul Sidewalk, 191 Lyman Street, upstairs south, Studio #213. Angela Alexander Northlight Studios Angela Alexander specializes in contemporary animal art. She uses vibrant colors and broad brushstrokes to capture the energy of her subjects. Her studio is located in the River Arts District. (828) 273-4494 March 2020 Theme: Home Decor VOL. 23, NO. 6 — FEBRUARY 2020 | RAPIDRIVERMAGAZINE.COM | RAPID RIVER’S ARTS & CULTURE | 7