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Address: 12 S Lexington Ave, First Floor, 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. The current exhibition features Toland Sand's sculptures.

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Bendeer Gallery the Best!

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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5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
jofore
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Black Mountain, North Carolina
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Nokomis, Florida
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7 reviews
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

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

Dear Gary S, First let me say that we are very sorry for your dissatisfaction. We remember your situation quite clearly. You purchased the sculpture in question to be finished in your choice of colors during December of 2014 and it was delivered to you during February of 2015. When we are engaged in any type of a commission with... More 

Black Mountain, North Carolina
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

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 review

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

Houston, Texas
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6 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

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
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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 

Auburn, Alabama
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

very friendly and comfortable gallery. We love the glass works and the versatile collection of artist.

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spottedcat14, Owner at Bender Gallery, responded to this review

Dear Melinda & Claude, Thank you for the positive words. Sincerely, Bernadette & Miles More 

Asheville, North Carolina
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5 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Outstanding art work, especially glass sculptures. As good quality work as found in best New York City galleries.

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Thank kato312016
spottedcat14, Owner at Bender Gallery, responded to this review

Dear Kato, Thank you, your words mean a great deal to us. Sincereley, Bernadette & Miles More 

srq
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57 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If you love glass art, then this is a must visit gallery. We stop in at least once every season that we live in the mountains of NC. Very contemporary and unique art work.

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spottedcat14, Owner at Bender Gallery, responded to this review

Thank you, we look forward to your next visit. Sincerely, Bernadette & Miles More 

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