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A Walk with the Curator

Join Turchin Center Curator and Creative Director Mary Anne Redding for a fascinating walking tour through the six Turchin Center galleries, highlighting four new exhibitions! The exhibitions feature a blend of contemporary work by nationally and internationally renowned artists that tell stories and provide a voice to often unheard perspectives on current and historical issues. Featuring a […]

Visual Arts Exhibition and ARTtalk: “UnEqual Scenes” with Johnny Miller

Featuring a narrated tour of the exhibition in Gallery B and a pre-recorded talkback with the artist. Johnny Miller is a photographer, activist, and multimedia storyteller based in Cape Town, South Africa, and Detroit, Michigan. He is interested in exploring inequality, architecture, displacement, and climate justice from the ground and from the air. His photographic […]

On These Walls: An Inside Look at the Turchin Center for the Visual Arts

Join us for a fun and informative journey through the Turchin Center, featuring areas of the building that aren’t generally open to the public and informal chats with the staff as they engage in preparations for the exhibition, education and outreach programming that defines the center’s mission.

Visual Arts Exhibition: “Matrilinear” with Elizabeth M. Claffey

Featuring a narrated tour of the exhibition in Gallery A. Matrilinear is an ongoing series that addresses embodied memory and its relationship to personal, familial, and cultural identity. Family folklore and ritual are explored through photographs revealing the physical remnants of a body long gone; including stains, tears, and loose thread from clothing that was kept […]

#TCVAatHome: Student Artist Feature, Brooke Drury

Appalachian State University Students are the heart of the Turchin Center. A team of outstanding student staff assist with gallery installations, education, safety and visitor services. This behind-the-scenes video features Studio Art major Brooke Drury, providing a glimpse into how her studio practice is continuing off campus and how working as a Turchin Center gallery […]

Visual Arts Exhibition: “Afterimage Anxiety” with Joshua Rose

Featuring a narrated tour of the exhibition in the Mezzanine Gallery. Joshua Rose considers this series of work his autobiography, calling it “my studio landscape, a collection of old roads to be re-investigated and re-asserted through re-engagement. It is from this body of drawings, paintings and photographs that I mine the past, manipulate, combine and […]

Rosen Sculpture Walk with the Juror: Virtual Tour

Experience the 34th anniversary of this inspiring installation through a virtual lens. The Rosen Sculpture Competition and Exhibition is an annual national juried competition presented by the Turchin Center for the Visual Arts on the campus of Appalachian State University, and brings an astonishing array of contemporary sculpture to the campus and community each season. […]

#TCVAatHome: Student Artist Feature, Hannah Hagler

Appalachian State University Students are the heart of the Turchin Center. A team of outstanding student staff assist with gallery installations, education, safety and visitor services. This behind-the-scenes video features student Turchin Blazing Easels instructor and Art Education major Hannah Hagler, exploring her connection to the Turchin Center and how she is continuing to teach, […]

Visual Arts Exhibition: “Rain and the River” with Jacklyn St. Aubyn

July 10, 2020-February 6, 2021, Community Gallery
At the heart of Jacklyn St. Aubyn’s teaching and studio work lies a desire to illuminate life through the process of seeing. According to the artist, “The moment I put brush to panel, a transformation takes place. The colors and shapes create a tactile song filled with rhythms and melodies.

Summer Exhibition Celebration

Turchin Center for the Visual Arts

Jessie and Katey, "Transit Candy" Celebrate summer at the Turchin Center for the Visual arts and engage, discover and connect through the arts! The Summer Exhibition Celebration is an opportunity for art lovers to meet the artists, enjoy live music and refreshments and spend time with fellow arts patrons while exploring one of the most […]

The Turchin Center’s Faculty Biennial Exhibition

Turchin Center for the Visual Arts

Jody Servon, Pandemic LintThe Lunch and Learn Lecture Series features interactive and informative programming that provides a behind-the-scenes view of the festival’s offerings in the visual arts, music, theater and dance. Turchin Center Curator Mary Anne Redding moderates a panel discussion with Appalachian State University Art Department faculty members featured in the current biennial exhibition, […]

36th Rosen Sculpture Walk with the Juror

Outside the Schaefer Center

36th Rosen Sculpture Finalists A legacy of artistic excellence The Rosen Sculpture Competition and Exhibition is a national juried competition presented annually by An Appalachian Summer Festival and the Turchin Center for the Visual Arts. Since its establishment by Martin and Doris Rosen in 1987, the Rosen Competition continues a tradition of showcasing contemporary American […]