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 South African History Under Apartheid: A Tribute to Nelson Mandela

The exhibition presents photographs, prints and posters in honor of Nelson Mandela’s passing while documenting the role played by photography and printmaking in the anti-apartheid movement.

Exhibition ends: Saturday, September 27, 2014
View exhibition page Superficial Details: Althea Murphy Price

I am fascinated by the inexplicable link between the subject of hair and its influence on our social culture and personal identity. I view hair as a subject of both individuality and assimilation.

Exhibition ends: Saturday, November 15, 2014
Lori Esposito Lori Esposito: The Elaborate Ordinary

The Elaborate Ordinary, an exhibition of new work by Lori Esposito, explores communion of mind and body through creative practice. A combination of drawing, performance and video explore medicinal and rehabilitative potentials of routine, and ordinary objects. 

Exhibition ends: Saturday, November 15, 2014
Travis Graves Travis Graves: Indivisible (Site-Specific Installation)

Graves's work explores our relationship to the natural world and aims to point out the obvious, yet often ignored connections that exist between the natural world and the cultural attitudes we project onto our surroundings.

Exhibition ends: Saturday, November 15, 2014

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

Artist opportunities

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

Past exhibitions

Basic information about past Turchin Center exhibitions is archived here.

Upcoming exhibitions

View exhibition page Hootenanny! - The hometown art show with Andrew Abbott and Paige Willow
Exhibition begins: Friday, October 3, 2014
Les Caison III, Making it Look Easy Les Caison III: The Things That Move Us Forward
Exhibition begins: Friday, December 5, 2014
View exhibition page Andrew Fullwood: Allurement
Exhibition begins: Friday, December 5, 2014
View exhibition page Tanja Softic´
Exhibition begins: Friday, December 5, 2014

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