ARTSVILLE  workshops are designed to encourage artists of all levels
to pursue their creative interests, take risks, and develop skills, free from the pressures of everyday life.

summer workshops are held in a variety of locations in Asheville, Brevard, Hendersonville, & Saluda. 

innovative & award-winning artist-teachers help you to explore and expand your practice

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Q Is there a minimum age for participants?

Sixteen is the minimum age, unless the workshop is specified as multigenerational.

Q Who teaches the workshops?

Only accomplished artists from Western North Carolina and from across the United States comprise ARTSville's teaching staff.



Q What type of workshops do you offer?

We offer workshops in a variety of media. 

  • Painting – watercolor, oils, acrylics, and water-based oils; pastels, studio, and Plein Aire

  • Drawing - charcoal, pencil, pen and ink and colored pencil

  • Printmaking

  • Jewelry

  • Mixed media



Q When are workshops offered?

Workshops run from mid-June through mid-August.  Three-day workshops run Friday through Sunday and four-day workshops run Monday through Thursday.

All workshop days begin at 9:30 and conclude at 3:30 and include one hour for lunch.

Q How are the dates selected?

Our Artist-teachers choose their own dates and may offer more than one workshop each summer. 

Q When should I register?

Please register as soon as possible as we limit workshop size to encourage the best interaction between you and your artist-teacher.



Q Where are workshops held?

Workshops are held in a wide variety of sites in Asheville, Brevard, Hendersonville, and Saluda. Each site is determined by the artist-teacher and approved by ARTSville. You can find workshops in artist studios, galleries, outdoors, coffee houses, breweries and more.

Q Is it difficult to get to ARTSville?

You can drive or you can fly into the Asheville Airport. It's an easy drive (no scary mountain roads)! You'll be surprised how inexpensive flights are.

Q Where can I stay?

Please click HERE for up-to-date listings.



Q How many participants are in a workshop?

ARTSville workshops usually have between 6-12 participants.

Q How much does it cost?

Workshops cost $25 per hour. That means a 3-day workshop is $375 and a 4-day workshop is $500. This price is for the workshop only. It does not include supplies, food, and lodging. Please click HERE to see if you qualify for a rebate.

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Q Why ARTSville?

ARTSville offers affordable, quality instruction the flexiblity you need when you want a little art making in your life and want to play in the beautiful cool mountains.

Payment in full is required at the time of registration.

If you cancel for any reason at least 20 days prior to the beginning of your workshop,  you will be refunded the amount paid less $25.
We accept personal checks,
Zelle, and credit cards

Please make checks payable to Art Works Gallery 305.