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Turchin Center for the Visual Arts Presents Dr. Elliot Engel: “The Woeful and Wondrous World of Van Gogh”

By Erika Giovanetti

June 5, 2013. Join the Turchin Center for the Visual Arts (TCVA) in welcoming Dr. Elliot Engel to ASU’s Valborg Theater for his presentation, the “Woeful and Wondrous Life of Van Gogh” in honor of the TCVA’s tenth anniversary.

Tim Turner's Lemon Grass 10th Anniversary prints
Tim Turner’s Lemon Grass 10th Anniversary prints

Dr. Engels’ lecture focuses on the life of artist Vincent Van Gogh. A reception with dessert and wine follows the event. The event takes place on June 13 from 7 to 9 p.m., and tickets cost $15 to attend.

UCLA graduate Dr. Engel is a scholar, author and educator who has taught at UNC Chapel Hill, N.C. State University and Duke University. He continues to teach outside the classroom at workshops presenting literary and historical programs worldwide. Of his many honorable awards, Dr. Engel was recently nominated and inducted into the Royal Society of Arts in England. For more information on Dr. Engel, click here

The Turchin Center also commemorates its anniversary by creating tenth anniversary limited edition prints of artist Tim Turner’s Lemon Grass. Less than 50 prints have been created, and you may purchase this commemorative art by calling 828-262-3017. For more information on these limited edition prints, click here.

ASU’s Valborg Theater is located at 480 Howard Street in Boone. To purchase tickets, call the Valborg Theatre box office at 828-262-4046 or 1-800-841-2787. Box office hours are Monday through Friday 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. For more information, contact the TCVA by phone at 828-262-3017 or by email at [email protected]