Things To Do In Asheville: New Mermaid Art Exhibition Coming to MOUNTAIN MADE Gallery June 1st

Traveling To WNC in June? Come View The NEW Mermaid Series by Master Artist Lisa Ringelspaugh-Irvine. Her Sublime Mixed Media Series will Showcase 12 Unique Mermaid Portraits at MOUNTAIN MADE, an Asheville Art Gallery.

Online PR News – 26-May-2012 – Asheville NC – --- The first words most people think of when first viewing the mixed media mermaid series by Lisa Ringelspaugh-Irvine is “striking” or “stunning”.

According to MOUNTAIN MADE gallery owner/manager, Melinda Knies, “Lisa’s work is just wonderful. The first time I saw her Mermaid series under light, I thought it was stunningly beautiful and almost exploding with colors!”

“The complexity of colors in each of her mermaid pieces is simply spectacular. The shimmering water-like effects come from the reflective material and elements she uses plus the flowing lines of each design that work perfectly, layered one over the other…” Ms. Knies went to say.

“Lisa has created not only wonderful pieces of art but she had also produced ‘portraits’ that showcases the personality of each individual mermaid characters…” Ms. Knies said.

Ms. Knies went on to say, “This is why MOUNTAIN MADE art gallery is proud to announce we will be hosting a 30-day exhibit of the “Mermaid Series” starting June 1, 2012. We have already had a lot of interest in the Mermaids just from the posters alone …”

“…Not to mention June 1st is also the first summer time event in our annual downtown Art Walks … We will have plenty of wine on hand, plus some light refreshments and of course Lisa (Ringelspaugh-Irvine) will be here to talk about her mermaids and sign art posters.” Ms. Knies said.

The staff of MOUNTAIN MADE invites anyone visiting the Asheville area to come view the Mermaid series in person during the Art Walk - Friday June 1st, 5-8pm at the gallery in downtown Asheville.

Click on over to the MOUNTAIN MADE blog - or call 828-350-0307 for more details or store directions.

About MOUNTAIN MADE, an Asheville Art Gallery

MOUNTAIN MADE is a locally owned and operated art gallery that has one of the widest selections of locally handcrafted arts and crafts in the Western North Carolina area.

The staff of MOUNTAIN MADE is proud to support the development of the artists, musicians and authors in Asheville, NC and the surrounding Southern Appalachian Mountains.

For more information on this event, contact store owner-manager, Melinda Knies, at 828-350-0307 or e-mail staff[at] or visit (Interviews available on request)

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