A catalog of Western North Carolina Fine Art and Craft

to be presented at the

Arts for Life  Fundraising Gala

Friday, October 25, 2013 at the Broadway Arts Building,

49 Broadway in beautiful downtown Asheville, NC.

5:30  Meet the Artists, Cocktails and Silent Auction,

Elegant Cocktail buffet by Celine & Company Catering

6:30   Live Auction of WNC's finest Art and Craft.

7:30 Dessert and Coffee

Eventbrite - Local Color Art Auction to Benefit Arts For Life!


Many Thanks to our sponsors!



Our Auction Catalog:

Feathered Clouds over the Blue Ridge by Deborah Squier (donated by the artist) www.DeborahSquier.com

Oil on Canvas, 20" X24", framed      Represented by Blue Spiral  www.bluespiral1.com 

"Midnight Spring" by Steven Forbes-deSoule (donated by the artist)    http://www.stevenforbesdesoule.com

16"W X 8"H

The Golden Force by Jonas Gerard (donated by the Artist)   www.JonasGerard.com

24"W X 30"

Necklaces by Gail Lee Smith (donated by the artist)  www.gleesdesigns.com

(to be sold separately)

Bust   by Melisa Cadell (donated by the artist)   www.melisacadell.com

9-1/2"h x 4-1/2"w x 4"d

Skate Away by Vicky Pinney (donated by the artist)  www.chickenhillstudios.com

oil/mixed media on birch panel framed  21.5" X 21.5" framed

Chimahuin Wind and Volcanic Dust  by Laleah Adams (donated by the artist)

Pastel on Paper 19-1/2"h x 24"w  framed 

Tea Pot by Karen Newgard (donated by the artist)  www.karennewgardpottery.com

Bowl  by Steve Noggle (donated by the artist)  www.southernhighlandguild.org/stevenoggle

15"w x 6-1/2"h x 12"d

Awakening by Deborah Squier (donated by the artist)  www.DeborahSquier.com

Giclee, 11" X 14" framed,   Represented by Blue Spiral Gallery www.bluespiral1.com

The Sprouted Earth
by Karen Paquette (donated by the artist)   www.kkpaquette.com

Mixed media, framed   18" X 22.5"

Leaf Necklace
by Valerie Poullette Altman (donated by the artist)

The Goddess is in  by Laleah Adams (donated by the artist)

16''w x 17-1/2"h x 8-1/2"d

Ducklings by David J. Simchock (donated by the artist)  www.davidsimchock.com

20-1/4" x 16-1/2" framed

Vase by Jane Peiser (anonymous donor)  www.janepeiserpottery.com

10"h x 4"w

Old Druid by Joseph Duffer (donated by the artist)  www.josephduffer.com

Cast aluminum and oak, 16"h X 6"w X 6"d


Black-eye Pea Tray by Maria Andrade Troya (donated by the artist)   www.mariaandradetroya.com

7"h x 17-1/2"w x 8-1/2"d

Three Cylinder Canary by Alan Kaufman (donated by the artist) http://Facebook.com/DazzleArtworks.com

mixed media wall sculpture, 21"w x 13"h x 3"d

Small Teapot by Fong Choo decorated by Paul Frehe (donated by Paul Frehe)

6" X 3"

Love Dove by Greg Vineyard(donated by the artist)  www.gregvineyardillustration.com

Original Pastel on manilla drawing paper   18" x 24", framed.

Rock Cats by Joyce Thornburg (donated by the artist)  www.joycethornburg.net

Talking Crows by Elaine Lacy (donated by the Artist)    elainelacy@gmail.com

Underglaze on Stoneware     small wall plaque    5-1/2"h x 6-1/2"w

Floor Vase by Mariana Menge (donated by the artist)  www.mmceramik.com

Ceramic 23" H

Low Country by Paula Ohara (donated by the artist)

24"w framed

Bowl by Leigh Jackson (donated by the artist)   www.sassqueen.com

9"w x 4-1/2"h

Netting a Brown on the Davidson by Jim Hefley (donated by the artist)  www.jimhefley.com

9 x 12 oil on canvas framed

First Fall Leaves, Asheville by Angelika Wagar  (donated by the artist)     www.wagarart.com

20" x 24"

Chrysoprase Earrings by Mary Timmer (donated by the artist)   www.timmerdesigns.com

Haywood Nocturne by Cheryl Keefer  (donated by the artist)  www.cherylkeefer.com
oil on canvas 12"h x 16"w

Horseshoe Mountain - Late Fall by Merritt Roach (donated by the artist)

Framed Pastel  19" X 25"


Playing with Texture by Michelle Hamilton (donated by the artist)    www.svfalarts.org/

Fabric and Encaustic on Wood Panel 12" 'X 12"

To the Woods by Gail Lee Smith (donated by the artist)  www.gleesdesigns.com

20" x 24"

Serenity Now by Gail Lee Smith (donated by the artist)  www.gleesdesigns.com
13" X15" framed

Lonesome Pine by Gail Lee Smith (donated by the artist)  www.gleesdesigns.com
12" x 14"

Kaleidescope by Anna Stanley (donated by the artist)

Collaboration by multiple artists (donated by the Appalachian Pastel Society)

Pastel on paper  20X23 framed

Tree Shadows by Frances Greenberg (donated by the artist)     www.ashevillegallery-of-art.com

Centerpiece by Leah Leitson (donated by the artist)  www.leahleitson.com

10"h X 10"d X 20"w

Come back soon to preview more fabulous art by our Artist/Donors!

Celine's Work of Art (our menu!)

Velvet Sweet Corn Bisque Soup “Shot”

Rosemary and Garlic Rubbed Tenderloin of Beef
Cooked medium rare and served sliced
Horseradish Cream, Silver Dollar Yeast Rolls

Poached Shrimp, Spicy Cocktail Sauce

Brie and Roasted Peach Canapé’s, “Cinnamon Toast”

Smoked Salmon Display
Chive Whipped Cream Cheese, Capers,
Confetti Eggs, Lemon, Crostini

Forest Mushroom Rice Mélange

A Little Dipping…
Celine’s Famous Hummus, Garden Spinach Dip
Toasted Pita, Crisp Carrots and Cucumbers

Sweet Treats…
Red Velvet Cupcakes
“Cappuccino” Parfaits
Chocolate Chip Cookies
Appalachian Apple Crisps

Sweet Tea, Coffee Service

Eventbrite - Local Color Art Auction to Benefit Arts For Life!

If you are unable to attend Local Color but would like to make a gift to support Arts For Life,
please make a donation securely online here, or mail a check to: 

Arts For Life / PO Box 788 / Weaverville, NC 28787

Thank you for purchasing a ticket! Your program and bidding number will be at the door when you check in.

Arts for Life is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization.