Current exhibitions

View exhibition page 28th Rosen Outdoor Sculpture Competition & Exhibition

A national, juried sculpture competition presented annually by the Turchin Center for the Visual Arts on the campus of Appalachian State University in Boone, North Carolina.

Exhibition ends: Thursday, April 30, 2015
View exhibition page TWENTY: Contemporary Art From South Africa

As South Africa celebrates its 20th year of democracy, having made a peaceful transition from apartheid state to a new and more equitable dispensation, this show seeks to show a slice of South African existence through contemporary art.

Exhibition ends: Saturday, February 7, 2015
View exhibition page Hootenanny! - The hometown art show with Andrew Abbott and Paige Willow

Brother and sister Andrew Abbott and Paige Willow grew up in the countryside of Boone, NC. Inspired by the land, people and places of the High Country, both went on to pursue art degrees at separate universities in the UNC system. Their paths have brought them together once again in this hometown art show. This is not just an exhibition but also a reunion with old friends, family and the landscape that inspired their love and dedication to the arts. 

Exhibition ends: Saturday, February 7, 2015
Carlo Demand- November 1921- January 2000 Carlo Demand

Carlo Demand was born on November 21, 1921 in Frankfurt/Main, Germany to a French father and a German mother. His interest in art and machinery developed at an early age and he was encouraged by his parents to pursue his interests. He started a sketchbook when he was about six years old. His early drawings included cars, scenery, cowboys and Indians and portraits of the family. His first drawing was done at the age of three.

Exhibition ends: Friday, January 30, 2015
View exhibition page Les Caison III: Looking Up

Les Caison III graduated with a BFA in Studio Art from Appalachian Syate University in 1998.

Exhibition ends: Saturday, March 21, 2015
View exhibition page Andrew Fullwood: Allurement

Originally a psychiatrist, sculptor Andrew Fullwood of Chapel Hill, NC is a master carver from a family of five generations of furniture makers originally from Hickory, NC. 

Exhibition ends: Saturday, March 21, 2015
View exhibition page Tanja Softic´: Gathered from Available Data

"My work explores concepts of locating oneself in ever expanding notions of universe and society and the nature of memory."

Exhibition ends: Saturday, March 21, 2015

Artist opportunities

The Turchin Center for the Visual Arts (TCVA) offers multiple exhibition and programming opportunities for established and emerging artists. The Turchin Center focuses on a variety of techniques in two and three-dimensional media. Artist proposals will be accepted at any time and are reviewed by a curatorial committee on a rotating basis. Learn more

The Permanent Collection

The Turchin Center for the Visual Arts' Permanent Collection supports the mission of the Center and the University by acquiring, documenting, preserving, and exhibiting artworks of aesthetic, cultural, and historic significance. Learn more

View additional artwork in the Rotunda Gallery ion the 4th floor of Belk Library.

Past exhibitions

Basic information about past Turchin Center exhibitions is archived here.

Upcoming exhibitions

View exhibition page Ben Butler: Wood Sculptures
Exhibition begins: Friday, March 6, 2015
View exhibition page 12th Appalachian Mountain Photography Competition
Exhibition begins: Friday, April 3, 2015

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