2014 Events


A General Meeting with a Program ​is held the 4th Monday of each month.

​Monday September 22
10:00 AM-Noon

Exploring the Art of Sumi-e'

Judy Williams will discuss highlights of the history and development of the art of Sumi-e' and Eastern pictorial representation, particularly in China and Japan. She will talk about and illustrate how watercolor is utilized in modern oriental style paintings, and the difference between those paintings and traditional watercolor pictures. If time permits she will show a portion of a DVD which demonstrates how a modern painting of an Iris might be done while being faithful to the basic strokes and color mixing in the Oriental style.

for Art in Black Mountain
The Red House at the Monte Vista

We are very pleased to be featuring our SVFAL artist's work throughout the Hotel.

The Red House
Studio Artists

2nd Saturday
Studio Show and Sale

September 13

​​Susan Lueck

​Ron Maffett

Karen Paquette

October 11

Martha Raines, Susan Hanning

11:00 AM to 4:00 PM. 

​A 10% discount will be offered on all studio sales.

 Visitors will have a chance to chat with the artists and see them working. 

First Friday
September 5th​
Twelve Artists from the Swannanoa Valley Fine Arts League, headquartered at the Red House, next door to the hotel, will have work being exhibited. Please come and enjoy a lovely late summer evening with friends, cocktails, appetizers, wonderful music provided by Randy Hale- and dinner outside on the patio- weather permitting!

Mary McMurray -watercolors from local areas

Barbara Frohmader - acrylic mountain landscapes

Anne Bevan- acrylic landscapes

Sally Sweetland - oil abstracts

Susan Lueck -oil landscapes

Lynn Newhouse -oils

Karen Paquette -acrylic abstracts

Susan Hanning -oils

Barbara Francois -Acrylic abstracts

David Kaylor -wood turner

Steve Miller-wood turner

Alan Kaufman- whimsical found objects

Ursula Goebels Ellis -ceramics