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Bender Gallery

12 S Lexington Ave, Asheville, NC 28801
+1 828-505-8341
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great glass

Interesting gallery. Great contemporary glass. Saws things here not seen in other galleries... read more

Reviewed 7 June 2017
dianemaster
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Palo Alto, California
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What a delightful Gallery! The owners are amazing, very knowledgeable and helpful. The service was... read more

Reviewed 16 March 2017
Valerie A
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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.
  • Excellent76%
  • Very good12%
  • Average0%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible8%
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12 S Lexington Ave, Asheville, NC 28801
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Reviewed 7 June 2017

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

Thank dianemaster
Reviewed 16 March 2017 via mobile

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

Thank Valerie A
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...More

Thank ArtHounds
Reviewed 1 March 2017

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

Thank EricEnglund
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...More

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Thank Gary S
JMBender, Owner at Bender Gallery, responded to this reviewResponded 1 March 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 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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Thank jofore
JMBender, Owner at Bender Gallery, responded to this reviewResponded 16 February 2017

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

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...More

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JMBender, Owner at Bender Gallery, responded to this reviewResponded 8 July 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 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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Thank Ellen B
spottedcat14, Owner at Bender Gallery, responded to this reviewResponded 10 February 2017

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

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...More

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Thank RBWard2013
spottedcat14, Owner at Bender Gallery, responded to this reviewResponded 10 February 2017

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

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,...More

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Thank fgheath
spottedcat14, Owner at Bender Gallery, responded to this reviewResponded 10 February 2017

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

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