Lamplight Gallery

Thomas Art Walk
Nov
10
6:00 PM18:00

Thomas Art Walk

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The next Thomas Art Walk is Veterans Day Weekend!

Art Openings | New Exhibitions | Craft Drinks | Local Eats| Live Music

Creature - Strange Drink - 31 drawings from the month of October by seth

Gradient Project Space - Dutchman's Puzzle - a solo show of reclaimed leather quilts by Kimberly Joy Trathen

Lamplight - Opening Reception - Then and Now | Suzanne Joy Teune

White Room - Counterstitch - a group show of contemporary embroidery by Ashley Lawson, Sophia Rehack and Grace Lawson

Tip Top - Wayfaring Times - a photography exhibition by Meg Elizabeth Ward. Craft food and drink served all night here!

Farm Up Food Truck - Serving dinner from 7pm

Purple Fiddle - Live Music - Jouwala Collective at 8:30pm

 
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Then And Now | Suzanne Joy Teune - Opening Reception
Nov
10
6:30 PM18:30

Then And Now | Suzanne Joy Teune - Opening Reception

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Suzanne Joy Teune is a visual artist based out of Asheville, North Carolina. Her mission is to live and create art from the impulses of her heart and to be a healing presence in the world through art. 

“I paint from my heart. Working from the subconscious is important to me in my work because of its authenticity and healing potential. My paintings are an outpouring of my healing journey. What I have learned over the years of struggling with feelings of depression and self-doubt is that connecting with and trusting my heart is the only way to find freedom. I make my art the same way. I let what wants to be made unfold onto the fabric.  When i make art, I am constantly checking in with myself and asking myself questions like, "Do i feel excited about this?",  "Do i feel that inside my body?",  "Am i bored?",  "Does this feel like a chore or does this feel meaningful and playful?" I feel like this is an ongoing and evolving process.  It is the same process that life offers us.  It takes courage sometimes to do what we feel our heart is asking us to do. Questions come up like, "Will this sell?", "Does anybody actually care about this?"  In life the questions that come up are, "What will people think?" "Will they be mad at me?" "What will happen if I do this even though its breaking the 'rules' of my family, my society, the expectations of me etc?" I feel like my art making process is a microcosm of life in this way, like a little laboratory.  

            When I moved to Asheville, NC from the Chicago suburbs, I found a rich inspiring community of people wise with appreciation for the earth and plant dyes. I found myself fascinated and subsequently began experimenting. It is such a gift to be able to paint with dyes straight from the earth that I foraged myself.”

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It Takes Time | Zeb Love - Opening Reception
Sep
1
6:30 PM18:30

It Takes Time | Zeb Love - Opening Reception

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Announcing our next opening! We have represented Zeb Love since May of 2017. Love is a graphic designer and silk-screen printmaker based in Pittsburgh, PA. He began by teaching himself printmaking focusing on the art, but soon began working as a flyer designer for major touring musicians around the country. He has worked with The Avett Brothers, Old Crow Medicine Show, and The Grateful Dead. 

We are proud to host this body of work as this will be the first time that Love presents his paintings. Thomas Art Walk on the same evening with multiple gallery openings in town. 

While you're at our opening, have a look at our Zeb Love silkscreen print section, which is restocked with brand new prints on a regular basis. Lamplight is the only galleries which carries his new art prints. Hope to see you Labor Day Weekend! We recommend you get lodging through The Billy Motel, or check for great Airbnb options in town. 

Paintings from this show will be available for purchase through our lamplightgallery.org. If you can't come to the opening, be ready to view the show at the same time through our website.

 

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