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Flood Fine Arts Center
2160 Hwy 70, Swannanoa, NC 28778

Current Exhibit: Opens March 3rd 2018
6pm to 9pm, opening reception
David Hopes: Recent Paintings

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Open Mic every Sunday from 5:30pm to 7:30pm Sign up at 5pm

11th Annual International
Anything Goes...Everything Shows!
Mail Art Exhibit

Send in your entries for the 2017 exhibit!
Deadline coming up in August 2017


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Every Sunday

Foreign Film Series • 8pm each Friday night
Flood Gallery Fine Art Center
2160 Hwy 70, Swannanoa, NC
Between Asheville an Black Mountain

World Cinema Schedule
All films screen at 8pm

See Review of This Weeks Film
Scroll down to "Special Showings"

Courtyard Gallery
March 2018: World Cinema Screenings (every Friday at 8pm)

March 3rd--Belle Epoque
Spain, 1992
Director: Fernando Trueba
A 1931 Spanish military deserter finds himself on a lonely farm until the farmer's four daughters pay a visit and he falls for all of them.

March 9th --The Return
Russia, 2003
Director: Andrey Zvyagintsev
In the Russian wilderness, two brothers face a range of new, conflicting emotions when their father - a man they know only through a single photograph - resurfaces.

March 16th--Volver
Spain, 2006
Director: Pedro Almodóvar
After her death, a mother returns to her home town in order to fix the situations she couldn't resolve during her life.

March 23rd --Amarcord
Italy, 1973
Director: Federico Fellini
A series of comedic and nostalgic vignettes set in a 1930s Italian coastal town.

March 30th--La Femme Nikita
France, 1990
Director: Luc Besson
Convicted felon Nikita, instead of going to jail, is given a new identity and trained, stylishly, as a top secret spy/assassin.

Flood Gallery Fine Art Center



We are now located at 2160 Hwy 70, East of Asheville
Expanded gallery space
Additional film screening area
Arts & crafts store
Visiting artist workspace
Open Mic every Sunday from 5:30pm to 7:30pm
Special exhibits & events
Twin Rivers Media Festival
Publish your Book of Poetry or Fiction


11th Annual International
Anything Goes...Everything Shows!
Mail Art Exhibit

Send in your entries for the 2017 exhibit!
Deadline coming in August 2017

Send Submission to:
Anything Goes, Everything Shows
Carlos Steward
PO Box 9907
Asheville, NC 28815
Check out these previous entries for ideas


Using the postal system as a medium, participants have sent in a variety of fascinating entries! Artists were encouraged to explore imagery and themes of any kind, and use a variety of sizes, shapes and media. Viewers are encouraged to touch the entries, even interact. Favorite pieces from previous years are also included. Click here for more.

2013 MountainX: Mail Artist en masse
2011 article by James Shea - "Mail It In"
2010 4th Annual Mail Art Exhibit--"Anything Goes--Everything Shows III"
2009 Photo Gallery by Steve Dixon
2008 Review by Marshall Gordon
2007 Review by Connie Bostic

Support your local chapter

Veterans For Peace,

The National War Tax Conference in Asheville was a HUGE
success. See Video of the Event here.

Join our forum--talk about art, literature, open mic, films etc!

Twin Rivers Media Festival Winners and Schedule
Click here for film and video festival information
Twin Rivers Media Festival was held May 27-29, 2011
The best animation, short drama, audio art, documentaries, and feature films submitted from throughout the world.

Join our Forum Discussions here!

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The True Home Open Mic Featured in Bold Life Magazine.
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At The Courtyard Gallery and Agency, we know that good design is more than just pretty pictures. In order for design to be successful to your company, it must be smart, eye-catching, and relevant. It is the ideas that move the design, which in turn moves your product or service.

We are a full service design studio focusing on print design, logo creation, web design and development, and more. Check out all that the Courtyard offers under the services tab above.

Of course not everything we do is commercial. We are also supportive of the arts. Get directions and stop by the Gallery while in Asheville to check out some of the best work from artists across the country.

Twin Rivers Media Festival
Submit your films, video, audio art and multi-media projects. Complete film and video festival information and entry forms here.

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2160 Hwy 70
Flood Fine Arts Center
Asheville, NC 28778

24th Annual Film Fest!
The 23rd Annual Twin Rivers Media Festival will be accepting entries for the Feb. 2018 Festival. Animation, Short Drama, Feature Films, Documentary, Script Writing. Start submitting on Sept. 7 2017. IMDB certified festival--get credits!

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In Search of Lost Causes:
The Reharkening, by Stephen Todd Booker, Stark Florida
Cut, by Adam Cushman, LA, CA
Knotty, Knotty, Knotty, by Joshua Kornreich, NYC
Without Leave, Deborah Fleming, Asheland, OH
Jhator, Christine Lajewski, Boston, MA
After the Octopus, Mark Spitzer, Arkansas
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