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Address: 12 S Lexington Ave, Asheville, NC 28801
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+1 828-505-8341
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Bender Gallery exhibits a comprehensive contemporary sculptural glass...

Bender Gallery exhibits a comprehensive contemporary sculptural glass collection. Representing national and international artists as well as the work of promising emerging artists. Offering private viewings in your home or office.

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What a delightful Gallery! The owners are amazing, very knowledgeable and helpful. The service was great.

Reviewed 16 March 2017
Valerie A
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3 reviews
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Reviewed 16 March 2017 via mobile

What a delightful Gallery! The owners are amazing, very knowledgeable and helpful. The service was great.

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MI
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Reviewed 9 March 2017

We visit Asheville on a regular basis and never miss a visit to Bender. Their main focus is on glass and they do not disappoint. Years ago, our first or second visit at their old location, we purchased a small piece. it wasn't much and we are hardly big shot art collectors but Miles and Bernadette couldn't have been nicer.... More 

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Seattle, Washington
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3 reviews
Reviewed 1 March 2017

Awesome gallery with a ton of great glass and paintings. Definitely worth the stop if you're in Asheville.

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Nokomis, Florida
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7 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 February 2017

I collect glass so I was looking forward to going to see Bender Gallery. Worked with the owner directly. I saw an artist I loved but the pieces colors were not what we wanted. I was told the artist would make a piece in the colors we wanted. He did however the piece was about 2/3 the size of the... More 

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Thank Gary S
JMBender, Owner at Bender Gallery, responded to this review

First let me say that we are very sorry for your dissatisfaction. We remember your situation quite clearly. This purchase stemmed from your visit during December 2014. The sculpture you commissioned to be finished for you was delivered during February of 2015. When we engage in any type of a commission with a client we work toward giving as much... More 

Black Mountain, North Carolina
1 review
Reviewed 10 February 2017

Bender Gallery is the place to find lovely and unusual glass art in Asheville. The customer service is excellent and it is an overall delightful experience.

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JMBender, Owner at Bender Gallery, responded to this review

We appreciate your positive response and hope to see you in the gallery soon. More 

Houston, Texas
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Reviewed 7 February 2017

As our family was visiting from out-of-state, we were excited to visit as many galleries as possible. This visit was quite shocking. The owners were not friendly, in any way to us. We felt like: "if you're not purchasing anything, we want nothing to do w/you." All of the other galleries we visited, at least took an interest in us... More 

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spottedcat14, Owner at Bender Gallery, responded to this review

First let us apologize for making you or anyone in your group feel as though our only concern is whether they intend to buy art in our gallery or not. We give no thought toward that when someone is visiting our gallery. Our normal practice is to greet anyone that enters the gallery and let them know that we are... More 

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
1 review
Reviewed 4 February 2017

We've been to many glass galleries and this one is terrific! Thoughtful and interesting, serious glass art, very knowledgeable owner. Will return whenever we are in Asheville. Good on-line site as well.

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spottedcat14, Owner at Bender Gallery, responded to this review

Dear Ellen, Thank you and we look forward to your next visit. Sincerley, Bernadette & Miles More 

Asheville, North Carolina
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Reviewed 4 February 2017

The Bender Gallery is a must stop Spot for ourselves and guest that come to visit us here in Asheville, NC. We stop in at least twice a year. There are usually some work from new artists and some from those we love to see each visit. Work can go from very contemporary to mind boggling interpretations of realistic Impressionism.... More 

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Thank RBWard2013
spottedcat14, Owner at Bender Gallery, responded to this review

Dear RB, Thank you and we look forward seeing you the next time you are in Asheville. Sincerley, Bernadette & Miles More 

Louisville, Kentucky
1 review
Reviewed 4 February 2017

Bender Gallery represents and exhibits renowned sculptural glass artists from around the world. These works of art are beautiful and would grace the home of anyone appreciative of three dimensional works. Bender's inventory comprises glass art hand made by numerous processes such as: blown, cast, sculpted, assembled, carved and flame worked.

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spottedcat14, Owner at Bender Gallery, responded to this review

Thank you, we hope to see you again soon. Sincerley, Bernadette & Miles More 

Goldsboro, North Carolina
1 review
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 4 February 2017

The last time I visited the Bender Gallery with my wife, I visited the Bender Gallery and was made to feel unwelcome. I had purchased a piece of glass from the Bender Gallery the year before. On this visit, the sales person did her best to ignore me and when I had a question about a an artist she indicated... More 

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bernadette00, Owner at Bender Gallery, responded to this review

Dear NC Guy, I have written you a private message apologizing for making you feel unwelcome. I hope that you received it. At Bender Gallery, we make an effort to greet everyone who walks through the door and make ourselves readily available for questions. If I was busy attending to something else, I sincerely apologize. It happens sometimes as there... More 

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