From interactive workshops to exhibitions from artists’ private collections, the Turchin Center for the Visual Arts gives the High Country access to the works of many talented artists and offers a great artistic addition to our community. This spring, the art continues in the Main Gallery with Geography Matters, an exhibit from artist and former Appalachian State Professor William Dunlap. By Nikka Hronis – Photo by Ken Ketchie
Appalachian State University presents the 2014 Department of Art Faculty Biennial Exhibition at the Smith Gallery and Turchin Center for the Visual Arts (TCVA) in Boone. This show represents a wide variety of recent works created by artists currently teaching in the Department of Art. The exhibition will be on view from Jan. 24-Feb. 27 at the Smith Gallery located in the Schaefer Center for the Performing Arts and Feb. 7- March 22 at TCVA on King Street.
March 20, 2013. Catherine J. Smith Gallery at Appalachian State University (ASU) and the Department of Art present the African Art Symposium: Symbol and Surface. This one-day symposium is held in conjunction with the opening of dual exhibits at the Turchin Center for the Visual Arts (TCVA) in Boone, NC. The event will take place on Saturday, April 6 from 1pm – 5:30pm in the TCVA Lecture Hall.
Nov. 15, 2012. Appalachian State University’s Turchin Center for the Visual Arts will feature work from the participants in the education outreach programs in anexhibition titled Pieces of the Puzzle opening Dec. 7, 2012, in the Community Gallery. Pieces of the Puzzle will display work from the center’s community outreach programs.
Oct. 31, 2012. On Friday, Nov. 2, downtown Boone will be taken over by the monthly First Friday Art Crawl. Like always, this month’s crawl will feature food, drinks and live music with work and exhibitions from local artists. Everyone is invited to come out and enjoy some Friday night fun.
COMPILED BY MADISON FISLER
Oct. 31, 2012. Appalachian State University’s Turchin Center for the Visual Arts has a weekend of celebrations planned with the opening of a new exhibition on Friday and a Fall Family Arts Festival on Saturday. The exhibition, which is the fourth installment of the International Focus Series: 21 Sztuka I-V: Contemporary Art of Poland, is titled Visible/Invisible.
Sept. 4, 2012. Appalachian State University’s Turchin Center for the Visual Arts is bringing in the fall season with their Fall Exhibition Celebration on Friday, Sept. 7, 2012, as part of Downtown Boone’s First Friday Art Crawl.
May 10, 2012. Main Street Gallery in Blowing Rock is celebrating 30 years in business during 2012. The gallery, a cooperative of local artists and craftspeople, is featuring National Collage Society signature artist Cathy Taylor this month.
March 8, 2012. Appalachian State University’s Turchin Center for the Visual Arts is gearing up for the warmer weather with the start of their spring workshops for older teens and adults beginning in March through June, 2012. Exploring all new workshop subjects, participants can dabble in topics spanning from beginning oil and acrylic painting, to an introduction to mosaics and photo journal making. Enrollment is limited and advance registration is required. Discounts are offered for Turchin Center donors. Call 828-262-3017 or visit www.tcva.org to register today!