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October 2019 Rapid River Magazine

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OCTOBER ART EVENTS Works by influential WNC women artists BY STAFF REPORTS • WNC 3rd Annual Beaverdam Studio Tour Saturday, October 26, 10 - 5 pm Sunday, October 27, Noon - 5 pm Asheville. October 26 & 27, 2019: A self-guided driving tour of artists’ studios in North Asheville. 30+ artists living and working in beautiful Beaverdam Valley, showcasing ceramics, painting, jewelry, sculpture, glass, paper, and textile art. Meet the Artists and purchase their artwork. All studios are off Beaverdam Road, reached from Merrimon Avenue. Tour maps are available online and the brochure. beaverdamstudiotour.com fb.me/beaverdamstudiotour instagram.com/beaverdamstudiotour. “Ikebana Demonstration & Workshop” Manipulation of Leaves by Suzanne Dillingham of the Ichiyo School At the Folk Art Center, 382 Blue Ridge Parkway, AVL October 22, 10 am. Demonstration: Free and open to the public. Workshop: RSVP with payment by October 18 to suzzdill@aol.com. Limit of 20 participants. Bring a container and needlepoint holder (kenzan), flowers if you want. Plant material will be provided. Bring a bag lunch if taking the workshop. Watercolor by Pamela Haddock Gallery 1 Presents PAMELA HAD- DOCK – ARTIST Original Watercolors from a unique point of view. 604 West Main Street Sylva, NC 28779 October 4 with an opening reception at 5 pm. The show is open through November. Gallery hours: Thursday and Friday 11-3 pm. Saturday Noon -3 pm. pamhaddock.com www.facebook.com/pamelahaddockartist/ OCTOBER FEATURED ARTISTS JOIN US OCTOBER 12 GREAT ART, DEMOS & MUSIC JAROSZ TRACY 555 Merrimon Ave • 828.424.7868 www.ashevilleravenandcrone.com Herbal Apothecary • Tea & Reading Room Essential Oil Blending Bar • Bath & Body Events & Workshops • Local Artisans Books • Jewelry • Unique Gifts • Visit Us at Facebook: Asheville Raven & Crone • • DE SAILLAN a clay cooperative of 25 working artists 238 Clingman Avenue • 828-505-8707 odysseycoopgallery.com OPEN every day 11am-5pm 4 |RAPIDRIVERMAGAZINE.COM | RAPID RIVER’S ARTS & CULTURE | VOL. 23, NO. 2 OCTOBER 2019

CONTENTS ON OUR COVER October 2019 • Volume 23, NO. 2 15 15 ART AND MORE FEATURES COLUMNS / DEPARTMENTS 6 8 9 Detail of the painting “Copper Rose” by Gretchen Chadwick, Oil on Canvas 36x36 Women artists of the River Arts District Living the Dream in WNC— Jewelry by Noël Yovovich 19 22 Artist Patricia Sweet finds inspiration here in the mountains of WNC ‘Women of Influence’ exhibit opens at The Village Potters Clay Center Cheryl Keefer offers new work at a “Elaine Stritch: A Broadway Baby” new studio at Calvary Episcopal Church in 27 Fletcher Local business helps artists create ‘Trackside artists focus on quality 12 and maintain their websites 28 and skill Odyssey Co-Op Gallery welcomes Trinity Episcopal Church offers a 13 potter Rosa Friedrichs 29 workshop on social change through music 310 Art: Finding your creative voice Bill Walz: Back to the garden 10 21 NC Appalachian Pastel Society Art Classes “Big Little Paintings” October 11 24 3-30 Asheville Gallery of Art: “In Books: Supernatural-thriller Vivid Color!” features the fascinating author, Mark Abel, talks about what 14 work of Judy Rentner 25 it takes to be a writer Cover: The subtle inspiration of the Black Mountain: Swannanoa 15 rose through masterful works Valley Museum Celebrates 10 Years 26 of Hiking the Swannanoa Valley Downtown Asheville: North Rim Carolina Dance Festival comes to 16 Asheville October 4 &5 Rapid River Magazine’s 18 30 Wild About Waynesville Comics 20 Health: Telling your story 31 Theater: Lions and tigers and bears, oh my! ‘The Wizard of Oz’ comes to ACT this October *Red # Influential Women Artists of WNC NEXT MONTH “Frills,” by Gretchen Chadwick, Oil on Canvas, 30x30 rapidrivermagazine.com Online NOW 22 ‘Women of Influence’ exhibit opens at The Village Potters Clay Center 19 Artist Patricia Sweet finds inspiration here in the mountains of WNC NOVEMBER 2019 “ARTISTS IN THE RAD.” A HIGHLY ANTICIPATED FALL STUDIO STROLL COMES TO THE RAD. Publisher/Layout and Design/Editor: Dennis Ray CONTACT US: Rapid River’s Arts and Culture Magazine is a monthly publication in WNC. Mail: 85 N. Main St. Canton NC 28716 Email: Info@rapidrivermagazine.com Phone: (828) 712-4752 • (office) 828-646-0071 Distribution: Dennis Ray/Rick Hills Marketing: Dennis Ray/Rick Hills ADVERTISING SALES: Downtown Asheville and other areas — Dennis Ray (828) 712-4752 Dining Guide, Hendersonville, Waynesville — Rick Hills (828) 452-0228 rick@rapidrivermagazine.com All Materials contained herein are owned and copyrighted © by Rapid River’s Arts & Culture Magazine and the individual contributors unless otherwise stated. Opinions expressed in this magazine do not necessarily reflect the opinions of Rapid River’s Arts and Culture Magazine or the advertisers herein. © ‘Rapid River’s Arts & Culture MagazineOctober 2019 • Vol. 23, No. 2 VOL. 23, NO. 2 — OCTOBER 2019 | RAPIDRIVERMAGAZINE.COM | RAPID RIVER’S ARTS & CULTURE | 5