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.

 

 

March 12th - May 6th

ALL CREATURES GREAT and SMALL at THE RED HOUSE GALLERY

The Swannanoa Valley Fine Arts League is celebrating spring with an exhibit that showcases the uniqueness of all living creatures in art jewelry, fiber art, glass art, ceramic and mixed media sculpture, acrylic, oil, pastel and watercolor painting. This exhibit reflects the diverse membership and talents of the league, and the leagues notable Renaissance that began last year. A special exhibit by the students of ArtSpace Charter School will also be included in the show. Come see what the buzz is about! The opening reception is Friday, March 15th from 5:00-7:00. Light refreshments will be served and the public is welcome.

Artwork by: Mary Cunningham, Stephanie Sipp, Marilyn Place, Libba Tracy, Lynn Newhouse and Lois Steele


"PAINTERS from THE RED HOUSE"

 At THE MONTE VISTA / Fall 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 BILL BOYD

THE RED HOUSE STUDIOS

NEXT OPEN STUDIO!  TBA

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, DIANE McEACHEN - silver enameling/jewelry,  NANCY MOORE - watercolors/mixed media,  NORA MOSRIE - painting,  DARCY ORR - painting,  MARILYN PLACE - 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.