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Starting JANUARY 2019
Aurora Studio & Gallery would like to welcome its 
4 new UNC-Asheville Interns!
Jackson McMahon is a student currently attending UNCA who plans to pursue a BFA in Studio Art. When not working on school assignments or personal art projects, he enjoys reading, hiking, producing music, watching films, and skateboarding. He’s had several works exhibited in local Asheville galleries and is excited to join a talented team of interns at the Aurora Studio & Gallery to assist in their mission to positively impact the Asheville area by providing therapeutic creativity and personal growth to those in need. Jackson is thrilled to be working in an artistic environment with such a meaningful purpose and compassionate ideals, and can’t wait to get started.

Hi there! I’m Venea, a psychology student at UNC Asheville graduating in May 2019, with a passion for learning and helping people. I enjoy writing poetry and hiking up the craggy gardens. I am an aspiring therapist, gaining as much experience along the way, and am excited for the work I will me doing with the Aurora Studio & Art Gallery.
Addie is a junior at UNCA preparing to apply to the BFA program at the end of next semester. She is passionate about art and enjoys studying the various ways art impacts society and individuals. She grew up in Maine and when she moved to North Carolina she began focusing all her time on learning all that she could about drawing and sculpting. Addie is ecstatic to have the opportunity to work Aurora Studio and Gallery and see first hand how art can impact the lives of other

Hello, i’m Alice. I am really pleased with the opportunity to combine my passions of art and healing through community in my involvement with Aurora Studio. My artistic interests lays in pottery and dance, and i enjoy experimenting with all mediums of expression. I currently study anthropology at UNCA.
Addie Starbird
Alice Cleary
Venea King
Jackson McMahon