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St.Claire Art

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Inspiring!

My husband and I had the pleasure to meet Stephen St. Claire on a trip to Asheville several years... read more

Reviewed November 28, 2018
chem_e_b
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Plano, Texas
Beautiful and unique art in the River district.

His art has a lot of depth and texture. We bought a piece 4 years ago and love it. His work is... read more

Reviewed October 27, 2018
nancy m
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Shorewood, Illinois
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St.Claire Art is the gallery and working studio of Asheville artist Stephen St.Claire. His paintings are unique in that he begins each one by sculpting the composition onto the canvas with layers of modeling compound and gesso, then covering the...more
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344 Depot St, Suite 104, Asheville, NC 28801-4311
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Reviewed November 28, 2018

My husband and I had the pleasure to meet Stephen St. Claire on a trip to Asheville several years ago. He was very friendly and down-to-earth! He talked to us about his new (at the time) technique of using foils which creates a very cool...More

Date of experience: February 2018
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stephensX3096CP, Owner at St.Claire Art, responded to this reviewResponded December 3, 2018

Hah! Thanks so much for the review. Happy birthday again to your husband! I’m glad my painting was part of the celebration!--

Reviewed October 27, 2018

His art has a lot of depth and texture. We bought a piece 4 years ago and love it. His work is peaceful and serene. Artist is very friendly and willing to talk about his techniques.We visit the studio every time we are in Asheville,...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Stephen S, Owner at St.Claire Art, responded to this reviewResponded October 29, 2018

Hey , I so much appreciate your comments and your continued visits to my studio. That means a whole lot to me, and I hope to continue giving you ample reason to keep coming back!

Reviewed October 22, 2018 via mobile

Mr. St. Claire's style is scenes from nature done in a personal palette that stresses sun and gloss. The scenes are lovely, and if his light and color scheme is your cup of tea you'll ne thrilled. My taste runs more to the actual colors...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Stephen S, Owner at St.Claire Art, responded to this reviewResponded October 23, 2018

I appreciate your kind words even though my work isn’t really your taste. That’s okay. That’s what is so great about art - it appeals to different people in different ways. Thanks for your visit and we’ll hope to see you next time you’re in...More

Reviewed October 10, 2018 via mobile

Be prepared to fall in love with at least one painting and possibly several! Stephen's work is unique and so beautiful! He is a joy to work with -- so accommodating. It always brightens my day when I look at my wonderful St. Claire original!

Date of experience: May 2018
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Stephen S, Owner at St.Claire Art, responded to this reviewResponded October 11, 2018

My gosh, thank you so much! It’s so gratifying to hear you love your painting and that you enjoyed the whole process. I did too by the way! Come back and visit again soon. Cheers—

Reviewed August 16, 2018

An absolutely stunning art gallery featuring breathtaking natural landscapes and nature scenes, complimented well by an approachable artist who is eager to share his inspiration and thoughts, and to hear yours as well.

Date of experience: July 2018
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Stephen S, Owner at St.Claire Art, responded to this reviewResponded August 18, 2018

Wow. Thank you for those really kind words. I'm so glad you enjoyed my work. That's so encouraging!

Reviewed June 23, 2018

Five years ago I visited the St Claire Art studio and purchased my first painting, Quiet Places. The visit there was the culmination of my visit to lovely Asheville. Today I received my second Stephen St. Claire art work.. It is Called Birth of a...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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Stephen S, Owner at St.Claire Art, responded to this reviewResponded June 24, 2018

Gosh, THANK YOU! I really enjoyed creating your painting and I'm so gratified to know you enjoy my work.

Reviewed June 4, 2018

I don't know much about art, but I appreciate it and I know what I like. We visited many art galleries while we were in Asheville, but this one was my absolute favorite. I could have looked at Stephen's work all day. It reminds me...More

Date of experience: May 2018
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Stephen S, Owner at St.Claire Art, responded to this reviewResponded June 5, 2018

Hey, thanks so much for those awesome comments. I really appreciate it! I'm so gratified to know you enjoy what I do. That's so encouraging. You're welcome back any time you're in town!

Reviewed April 9, 2018

I visited the St. Claire gallery because I loved what I saw online...unfortunately I loved it even more in person but my budget couldn't handle it! I spent a good while just staring in admiration and hope to be back someday to purchase a piece!

Date of experience: April 2018
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Stephen S, Owner at St.Claire Art, responded to this reviewResponded April 10, 2018

Thanks so much for your review. And you’re welcome back to the studio anytime you’re in Asheville, and when you’re ready for purchase, will be ready for you!

Reviewed March 15, 2018

Be careful, once you have found your way to this world class gem of an art gallery, you will be spellbound to return whenever you are in Asheville. And if you are able to make one of these unique, luminous pieces your own, you and...More

Date of experience: February 2018
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Stephen S, Owner at St.Claire Art, responded to this reviewResponded March 18, 2018

Thank you so much. I'm so glad you enjoy visiting our studio/gallery and that you feel the way you do about my artwork. This is as encouraging as it is humbling!

Reviewed February 2, 2018

My wife and I stayed in Lake Lure and traveled to Asheville for several visits during our stay, one of which was focused on going to galleries and exploring Asheville's vibrant art scene. After a full day of seeing many local artists, we found St....More

Date of experience: September 2017
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Stephen S, Owner at St.Claire Art, responded to this reviewResponded February 4, 2018

Thank you! Thank you for supporting me with your purchase (that literally enables me to continue painting!). And thank you for your very kind words AND for taking time out of your day to express them. I sincerely appreciate it!

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