THE SVFAL GALLERIES

Treat yourself to a day filled with beauty! You can visit the heart of SVFAL, tour our working studios, and enjoy our gallery exhibits at THE RED HOUSE. We offer painting, sculpture and photography, as well as ceramics, fiber art, jewelry, and prints & cards. Our artists staff the facility and are happy to answer questions and share stories.

We are walking distance from picturesque downtown Black Mountain, and just 15 minutes east of Asheville - off I-40, exit 64. We have ample parking directly in front of The Red House.

 

 

July 12th - September 10th

"2018 ANNUAL JURIED ART SHOW" at The Red House Gallery

OPENING RECEPTION: Friday, July 13th, 5:00-7:00  THE PUBLIC IS WELCOME!

This show features stand out work from our members and is always highly anticipated by the artists and patrons alike. Internationally recognized painter BOB TRAVERS is this years professional juror for the exhibit, and awards are presented at the Opening Reception. Ceramic sculpture, gourd carving, metal art, photography, pastel, watercolor, acrylic and oil painting are featured mediums. Small to large scale pieces add to the variety of the exhibit, as does a full range of expressive styles. COME SEE THE BEST OF 2018! Artwork is available for purchase.

Award Winning Artwork by:  MARTY CAIN, MERYL MEYER, MARILYN PLACE, HERB WAY, BARBARA SYBURG and SUE SWETERLITSCH

"PAINTERS from THE RED HOUSE"

 At THE MONTE VISTA / SUMMER 2018 - OPEN 7 DAYS A WEEK

Conveniently located next door to THE RED HOUSE, the MONTE VISTA HOTEL features SVFAL member work. THE ELBOW GALLERY features smaller artworks, while the grand public areas of this gorgeously preserved historic hotel provides a marvelous setting for larger scale work. For the viewer it provides the unique opportunity to enjoy numerous paintings and mixed media pieces, executed in a broad array of styles, covering all manner of subjects. This exhibit will delight your eye and stimulate your brain. Enjoy a glass of wine at the Lobby Bar, and peruse art to your hearts content. All artwork is for sale.

Artwork by: MARIANNE RENINGER, ANNE BEVAN and RON TUCKER

NEWCOMER'S SHOWCASE at THE RED HOUSE GALLERY - This exhibit is on summer break.

Our dynamic league is privileged to have a steady stream of new members. Artwork by our new members is displayed at THE RED HOUSE on a rotating basis. New members provide a written statement about their journey as an artist, and the inspiration for their work, which accompanies their exhibited artwork. This is a great chance to learn about our new members and get a glimpse into their creative process.

Artwork by: BILL BOYD, PEGGY KING and BARBARA SYBURG

THE RED HOUSE STUDIOS

NEXT OPEN STUDIO NIGHT!  Friday September 14th: 5:00 - 7:00

THE RED HOUSE offers a wonderful chance to witness creative activity up close and personal. More than a dozen SVFAL artists have working studios in our headquarters, and they both create and display their work in these energy filled rooms. On the second Friday of every other month all the studio artists get together and have OPEN STUDIO NIGHT from 5:00 - 7:00. The public is invited to attend this relaxed chance to meet all the studio artists, ask questions and see their newest creations!

Studio Artists: 

BITTY BITS MOSAICS - mosaics/jewelry, FAYE BARWICK - Painting,  CAROL ARMSTRONG - painting,  DONNA DAVIS - watercolors,  DENISE GEIGER - painting/pastels,  NANCY MOORE - watercolors/mixed media,  NORA MOSRIE - painting,  DARCY ORR - painting,  MARILYN PLACE - painting,  MARTHA RAINES - painting,  EILEEN ROSS - mixed media painting,  LOIS STEELE - wire sculpture,  ANN WHISENANT - painting

 
 

CHRISTMOUNT

This conference center and hotel has partnered with SVFAL to feature artworks in its public spaces and meeting areas. These areas are open to the public 7 days a week, and visitors are welcome. All artwork is for sale. CHRISTMOUNT is a quick 5 minute drive from downtown Black Mountain off Highway 9 South.

CHRISTMOUNT is also home to the GUASTAVINO NATIONAL HISTORIC HOME SITE. Information about the estate, and the peaceful walking tour that is on the grounds of CHRISTMOUNT, can be found on their website.

We are currently taking a summer break at this exhibit venue.