Susan Lenz: In Stitches
February 17 - March 31
This exhibition will showcase framed textile art and one-of-a-kind fiber vessels by Columbia, South Carolina artist Susan Lenz. The public is invited to meet Susan and to watch her demonstrate her craft on February 17 and 18 from 11am – 4pm. Susan Lenz: In Stitches will remain on view through Friday, March 31, 2017. LEARN MORE
Sip & Shop
March 17 & 18 (10am – 5:30pm)
Enjoy complimentary wine and cookies while shopping a unique collection of American-made art and craft. All gallery merchandise, including outdoor sculpture and studio furniture, will be 10% off. Shoppers can also take in craft demonstrations by local artists and enjoy lunch at the Golden Fleece restaurant in Grovewood Village, featuring upscale Mediterranean cuisine, heavily influenced by owner Giorgios Bakatsias’ Greek heritage.
Pysanky (Ukrainian Easter Eggs) Demonstration
April 7 (11am – 4pm)
Asheville artist Andrea Kulish will be at Grovewood Gallery on Friday, April 7 from 11am – 4pm demonstrating the ancient art of pysanky, a Ukrainian craft and tradition that involves a wax-resistant method in designing and decorating Easter eggs. A first generation Ukrainian-American, Kulish learned the intricate art of pysanky as a young girl. Now, Andrea not only creates these beautiful objects with unique folk-inspired designs, but she also teaches classes in the art herself.
Wet Felting Demonstration with Lisa Klakulak
April 22 (11am - 4pm)
Asheville artist Lisa Klakulak will be at Grovewood Gallery on Saturday, April 22 from 11am - 4pm demonstrating the wet felting process as she sculpts components for her jewelry compositions. An array of her finished works will also be on display and available for sale.
Grovewood Gallery's 25th Anniversary Celebration
May 20 (2 – 6pm)
Join us for Grovewood Gallery’s anniversary event which will include an outdoor sculpture exhibition, artist demonstrations, live music from The Bad Penny Pleasuremakers, and local food and drinks. Customers will also have a chance to enter a free raffle to win a handcrafted kinetic Wind Sculpture by Lyman Whitaker. Grovewood Gallery’s 25th Anniversary Celebration is sponsored by: Golden Fleece, Hi-Wire Brewing, Metro Wines, and Noble Cider.
Centennial Anniversary of Biltmore Industries at Grovewood Village
June 17 (12 - 5pm)
Grovewood Village is housed in the historic weaving and woodworking complex of Biltmore Industries – a groundbreaking enterprise in the history of American craft and textiles. Join our centennial celebration event which will include hands-on weaving demonstrations, local fiber art displays, history tours, a cake cutting ceremony, and a historical presentation by Bruce Johnson (2pm), Director of the National Arts & Crafts Conference.