AN APPALACHIAN SUMMER FESTIVAL

Music - Dance - Theatre - Visual Arts - Film

2017 SCHEDULE
Photo by Appalachian State University.

2017 SCHEDULE: VISUAL ARTS

Upcoming Events

Lunch &#38; Learn Lecture Series: <em>Circles of Influence: Barbara Hardy &#38; Bob Ray</em>
Jul
5
Turchin Center for the Visual Arts Lecture Hall
12:00pm
Free Event
Visual Arts
Lectures & Workshops

Circles of Influence highlights Barbara Hardy and Bob Ray, artists who have been living and working together for over twenty-five years, sharing a deeply rewarding intimate, creative and artistic bond. Their two-person exhibition in the Turchin Center’s Main Gallery brings together their artwork for only the second time. The artists will share the influence they have on one another and their mutual love of rich texture and layered patterns.

Summertime in the Mountains
Jul
7
Aug
2
Smith Gallery in the Schaefer Center for the Performing Arts
Free Event
Visual Arts

Throughout the course of An Appalachian Summer Festival, we invite the public to enjoy work by several talented artists from our local community. Featuring works by Pam Ayoub (quilting), Vickie Beaver (painting), Alex Hallmark (sculpture/bronzes), Jane Meyers (original jewelry), Camille Reed (painting) and Alice Roess (ink drawing).

Summer Exhibition Celebration at the Turchin Center
Jul
7
Turchin Center for the Visual Arts
6:00pm
Free Event
Visual Arts

Celebrate summer at the Turchin Center and “engage, discover and connect through the arts!” The Summer Exhibition Celebration is an opportunity for art lovers to meet the artists, enjoy refreshments, and spend time with fellow arts patrons, while viewing the featured exhibitions in one of the most exciting venues in town: a collection of six galleries filled with a diverse mix of contemporary art from local, regional, and international artists.

Lunch &#38; Learn Lecture Series: <em>Mary Anne Redding</em>
Jul
19
Turchin Center for the Visual Arts Lecture Hall
12:00pm
Free Event
Visual Arts
Lectures & Workshops

Turchin Center Curator and Assistant Director Mary Anne Redding will provide an overview and curator’s perspective on the center’s featured summer exhibitions. Mary Anne will lead participants on a walking tour of the exhibitions with a Q&A in each of the gallery spaces.

Rosen Sculpture Walk
Jul
22
followed by Awards Reception
Smith Gallery in the Schaefer Center for the Performing Arts
10:00am
Free Event
Visual Arts

The Rosen Sculpture Competition & Exhibition is a national, juried competition presented annually by the Turchin Center for the Visual Arts. To celebrate the 31st anniversary of this inspiring installation, join competition juror Gregory Elliott on an educational outdoor tour of the ten selected pieces from this year’s competition. The tour concludes at the Schaefer Center with an awards reception. An additional work of sculpture will be installed at the Blowing Rock Art and History Museum.

Lunch &#38; Learn Lecture Series: <em>Maryrose Carroll</em>
Jul
26
Turchin Center for the Visual Arts Lecture Hall
12:00pm
Free Event
Visual Arts
Lectures & Workshops

For nearly 30 years, Maryrose Carroll has been a central figure in the world of contemporary sculpture. In this lecture-demonstration, Maryrose will examine the Rosen Sculpture Competition & Exhibition and its influence on sculpture in North Carolina.

View the 2016 Schedule