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Bender Gallery

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Excellent Art Glass Gallery

As a glass collector I had to stop and visit the Bender Gallery while in Asheville. I first met... read more

Reviewed October 20, 2018
Bob J
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Southport, North Carolina
Unique Pieces

I really enjoyed my time in this gallery. The gallery had some really unique pieces. I loved the... read more

Reviewed September 2, 2018
NCTraveler2015
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Raleigh, North Carolina
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20 Oct 2018
“Excellent Art Glass Gallery”
2 Sep 2018
“Unique Pieces”
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Bender Gallery, Asheville's only museum quality international gallery that focuses on artists creating contemporary sculptural glass has just finished the renovation of its new space at 29 Biltmore Ave. Bender Gallery represents artists such as Lino...more
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Reviewed October 20, 2018

As a glass collector I had to stop and visit the Bender Gallery while in Asheville. I first met representatives of the gallery at the SOFA show in Chicago last year. The gallery represents some very fine glass artists of world-wide renown. Visiting the gallery...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Bob J
JMBender, Owner at Bender Gallery, responded to this reviewResponded October 21, 2018

Dear Bob, Thank you for the positive post. If you are planning to attend SOFA this year please contact us for VIP Passes. Best Regards, Miles Bender

Reviewed September 2, 2018

I really enjoyed my time in this gallery. The gallery had some really unique pieces. I loved the glass that looked like baggies of water. I am amazed what the artists here create.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank NCTraveler2015
Reviewed June 6, 2017

Interesting gallery. Great contemporary glass. Saws things here not seen in other galleries. Would recommend stopping in.

Date of experience: June 2017
Thank dianemaster
Reviewed March 15, 2017 via mobile

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

Date of experience: March 2017
Thank Valerie A
Reviewed March 9, 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...More

Date of experience: March 2017
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Reviewed March 1, 2017

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

Date of experience: October 2016
Thank EricEnglund
Reviewed February 10, 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...More

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Date of experience: November 2016
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JMBender, Owner at Bender Gallery, responded to this reviewResponded February 28, 2017

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...More

Reviewed February 10, 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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Date of experience: March 2016
Thank jofore
JMBender, Owner at Bender Gallery, responded to this reviewResponded February 15, 2017

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

Reviewed February 6, 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...More

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Date of experience: November 2016
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JMBender, Owner at Bender Gallery, responded to this reviewResponded July 7, 2017

Dear ballet222, First let us apologize for making you or anyone in your group feel as though we are only interested in speaking to someone who intends on buying something in our gallery. It is our practice is to greet anyone that visits the gallery...More

Reviewed February 4, 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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Date of experience: March 2016
Thank Ellen B
spottedcat14, Owner at Bender Gallery, responded to this reviewResponded February 9, 2017

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

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