Refinery Development Timeline

Waiting is the hardest part! We are currently working to get everybody into their respective spaces and give them a chance to get settled in before we can invite folks to be part of the co-op. We anticipate the opening of the co-op component to have the following timeline (but as we know, things sometimes take longer than we think).

Please stay tuned to find out more about what tools will be available for co-op members, when we will be hosting open lab hours, and other exciting details as they develop over the next few months.

AAAC Art Incubator Application

Are you interested in acquiring studio space in the new AAAC Art Incubator located at 207 Coxe Ave. in downtown Asheville? Does participation in an artist co-operative community appeal to you? Submit this application to be considered for tenancy today!

Contact AAAC Art Incubator Studio Manager Jennifer Gordon at jen@ashevillearts.com with any questions.

About You:


About Your Creative Business:


About Your Art:

If possible, be specific about what potential products you intend to focus on in this space. Let us know of any special needs you have that relate to your work.
           

Please upload 5 images no larger than 1MB of your most recent work and an Artist Statement/CV:


Being a Part of the Co-Op

The AAAC will be running a community arts co-operative program within this space and we are interested in how much involvement you would like to have within that structure. Would you be willing to offer time or other resources as a Co-Op participant?

   
   

The “Hello My Name Is…” Project

douglas-lailThe Asheville Area Arts Council, in partnership with Buncombe County Artist, Douglas Lail, is proud to serve as the fiscal sponsor of The “Hello My Name Is…” Project!

“Hello My Name Is…” is a not-for-profit community outreach program to break through the social stigma of addiction by focusing on the positive impact of recovery, in the lives of individuals, their families and our community. The work itself is a collection of portraits and personal recovery stories of people recovering from alcohol, drugs, mental health and other life challenges. These original portraits and stories are NOT FOR SALE, nor is there a fee to participate in the program.

A professional artist since 2007, Lail began concentrating on portraits in 2014. The idea for this project grew out of Lail’s own recovery experience and his desire to address social issues through his work.

“My mission with this project is to paint the light that I see in the mirror as well as the light I see in the people in recovery around me.” – Douglas Lail

 

Artist Presenter Proposal

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We appreciate knowing what cultural experiences are available for our Kids Tixx participants! We make every effort to connect participants with events that appeal to them, but we are not able to guarantee attendance.

If you are involved with a cultural event you think would be of interest to our Kids Tixx families, please complete and submit the form below.

Kids Tixx Request

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Due to a limited number of available Kids Tixx, we provide Kids Tixx on a first come first serve basis. If you are interested in experiencing a cultural event with the help of Kids Tixx, please complete and submit the form below.

Feel free to contact Johanna Hagarty at johanna@ashevillearts.com for more information.

Each adult may accompany no more than two children. If you have another child to bring, please fill out a second request after submitting this form and refreshing the page.
 
 

 

Point of View Artist Submission

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Asheville Area Arts Council Point of View exhibitions are developed by a collection of creative professionals representing various disciplines acting as curators. If you are an individual artist interested in submitting your works for Point of View Curator review, please read our Artist Contract, and complete and submit the form below.

We require all exhibition applicants be Buncombe County residents as well as members of the AAAC. If you are not a member of the AAAC, please complete a Membership Application before submitting your exhibition application.

If you are interested in becoming a Point of View Curator, please refer to the Point of View Curator Proposal form.

Please upload 3 images of your work and curriculum vitae.

Please include Artist name, title, medium, dimensions and retail price of each image in file name. In addition, an up-to-date curriculum vitae is required.

Point of View Curator Proposal

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Point of View Curators are professional Buncombe County artists selected based upon artistic merit and their involvement within our community. If you are interested in curating a Point of View exhibition, please read our Curator Contract, and complete and submit the form below.

If you are an individual artist interested in submitting your works for Point of View Curator review, please refer to the Point of View Artist Submission form.

Please upload 3 images of your work and curriculum vitae.

Please include Artist name, title, medium, dimensions and retail price of each image in file name. In addition, an up-to-date curriculum vitae is required.