Fall Artist Registration Opens on July 15th!

Registration for existing Art Safari Members, Visiting Artists,  and new Jury applicants is open between July 15th and August 15th. Mark your calendars!

Preview Party Auction Item

“Phantom Of The Moment” is a new ink and acrylic on wood panel that I created for a show at Push in Asheville next weekend but I will have an artist proof of an archival print available for auction at the preview party. So come by Friday night and put in your bid to take this cuddly little guy home.

Fian Arroyo New Watercolor and Ink Painting

Here’s a detailed shot of a new watercolor and ink piece “Angels Of Our Better Nature”. The original is for an upcoming show at Push in Asheville May 4th but I will have some prints of this with me this weekend at Crucible Glassworks, where I will be a guest exhibitor, so come on by and see me.

Spring Art Safari at Crucible Glassworks!!

Looking forward to an exciting Spring Art safari as we will be joined by Illustrator Fian Arroyo, and Fine Furniture maker-Hayley Davison!! We will also be hosting a sample event from local Shanti Jun Elixirs on Saturday from 2-5pm. Come join the fun! Hot Glass-Blowing demos on the hour each day all weekend, and lots of new Glass Art to see!

Owl Print Up For Silent Auction

The Fall Art Safari Preview party is tonite and I’m going to have my matted 11″x14″ museum quality print of “The Spirit Of Wisdom” available in the silent auction. Come on by and meet all the great artists have some tasty beverages, food and an amazing time. The party will be hosted at Miya Gallery, Mangum Pottery and Artisans On Main from 6pm-8pm…come and get some!

Fian Arroyo Art At Art Safari This Weekend

I’m going to be set up at Crucible Glassworks here in Weaverville this weekend for Art Safari Saturday and Sunday 10am-5pm. I’ll have prints, wood prints, canvas prints and originals with me so come by and say hi. Don’t be scared, I don’t bite…well maybe sometimes. 😊

Crucible Glassworks is at 60 Clark’s Chapel Rd here in Weaverville, NC.

Our Fall Safari is another fundraiser for the Reems Creek Greenway

10% of all sales at Mangum Pottery will go to the Reems Creek Greenway during the weekend of the Weaverville Art Safari, Saturday and Sunday, November 4th and 5th. Come enjoy the art and the mountains and support a good cause. for more info about the Reems Creek Greenway go to:


New Piece For Halloween Group Show

“Swimming In This Masquerade” is a new acrylic and ink on wood piece I did recently for a Halloween group art show at Gallery 474 in Asheville. I will have prints of this and many other types of paper, wood and canvas prints for sale at Art Safari this weekend. I will be setting up shop at Crucible Glass Works on Clarks Chapel road. Hope to see you there!

Paintings at Weaverville Library

Pop your head in the Weaverville Library and get a preview of my work. I’ve got six of my many stoplight paintings hanging behind the checkout desk.

Looking forward to the Fall 2017 Safari on Saturday, November 4th and Sunday, November 5th, 10-5.  I have lots of enjoyable paintings for you to check out.  Please stop by if you get a chance.

Paul Karnowski (aka #41)

Leah Baker

Luminosa Lighting ~ New Studio location inside Artisans On Main


Artisans on Main (14 N. Main to be exact!) has been up and running since January 16 and we’ve barely had time to take it all in.  We are thrilled to open our doors to our wonderful neighbors in Weaverville.

We hope you’ve had time to visit our on-site working artist studios and carefully curated collection of fine arts and crafts.  We are always adding new items and will be hosting various shows for guests artists and other events.

Artisans On Main along with Miya Gallery and Mangum Pottery host The Weaverville Art Safari Preview Party Friday, November 3, 6-8pm  Art Safari weekend of November 4 & 5 please visit Luminosa Lighting Studio, Bee Light Candle Cafe, Clay Work by Hand, Sullivan Painting Studio, and several visiting artist during Art Safari weekend.

For a taste of Artisans On Main see our Facebook page    You can also follow us on Instagram at: @artisansonmain.

Thank you for reading and we look forward to meeting you in person!