Fine Contemporary Art Gallery

7th Avenue District | Hendersonville's Creative Edge


Art on 7th is Henderson County’s only exclusively contemporary art gallery. Established in 2021, the gallery features fine contemporary art by artists whose work sells and is exhibited nationally and internationally. The gallery represents many WNC artists whose emerging talent has been recognized, and warrants appreciation by art collectors.

Located in the revitalized 7th Avenue District, known as The Creative Edge of Hendersonville, the gallery is just a short walk from Historic Main Street. The gallery is a showcase for glass, sculpture, wood, fiber, and exceptional paintings in a variety of mediums and modern styles.

The mission of Art on 7th is to provide excellent, professionally executed artwork that will be valued and treasured by collectors for years to come.

Getting off the back porch…

Phil and Julie moved to to the area in 2018, joyfully leaving behind big city life in Dallas, Texas. After three years of blissful retirement, they decided it was time for a new adventure that would expand their participation as productive members of Western North Carolina’s community, Art on 7th was born!

Phil serves primarily as the business manager of Art on 7th, and is active in numerous downtown Hendersonville leadership initiatives contributing to the revitalization and development of the 7th Avenue District.

Julie is the Art Curator of the gallery, and responsible for assembling the team of varied and gifted gallery artists. In addition, she currently serves on the Boards of Hendersonville Symphony Orchestra and St. Gerard House, which serves children and families impacted by Autism.

Both of them find tremendous satisfaction bringing a bit of a big city experience into Hendersonville via the gallery. They welcome guests personally, and always enjoy meeting those who walk through the doors. Hospitality is a top priority, so expect to be warmly greeted when you visit! Be cautioned, they’ve both been known to engage customers in lengthy conversations, albeit interesting and humorous conversations.

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Looking Ahead – July 2024

Happy 4th of July! Come Join us on July 11th for the Gallery at Flat Rock Artist Expo! Learn more about the upcoming 9th annual Art in Bloom Exhibition.

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June 2024 Happenings!

La Vie en Rosé , the beloved annual Art, Music, and Wine festival, returns to the picturesque setting of Marked Tree Vineyard from June 6th to June 9th, 2024.

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Celebrating Stephen Hackley 1955-2024

With heavy hearts we share news of the passing ofbeloved Art on 7th ArtistStephen Hackley We recently received the sad news that our treasured copper artist, Stephen Hackley, has died. After suffering complications from a stroke, he passed away. A

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January 2024 Update

Phase 1 of an enhanced pedestrian experience is underway 7th Avenue! Vehicular access to Art on 7th from Grove Street to Maple Street will be closed off until May, 2024. We will be open and accessible by appointment!

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