Exhibitions

Current exhibitions

View exhibition page 30th Rosen Outdoor Sculpture Competition & Exhibition

For three decades, this national, juried competition, made possible by the generous support of Martin and Doris Rosen and their family, has brought a remarkable array of contemporary American sculpture to the Appalachian State University campus.

Exhibition ends: Friday, April 21, 2017
View exhibition page The Authority of the Book

Are we at the end of the era of the printed book? Perhaps, but the explosion in self-publishing argues that the printed/made book is more potent than ever. The works in this show have a variety of approaches and relationships to the idea of production, but they all share a commitment to the book as an authentic primary experience in art.

Exhibition ends: Saturday, January 7, 2017
View exhibition page Untitled (Artspeak?): Kang Seung Lee

My work explores the possibilities of creating critical/queer history by researching, excavating, and appropriating images and texts from various public and private archives such as art collections, publications, libraries, etc.

Exhibition ends: Saturday, January 7, 2017
View exhibition page Earthbound/Ethereal Nexus: John Roth

John Roth is a sculptor who constructs his ideas, dreams, memories and fears into complex dioramas and anthropomorphized forms.

Exhibition ends: Saturday, January 7, 2017
View exhibition page Call for Submissions: Award Winning Collegiate Literary Arts Journals

In conjunction with The Peel and some of its alumni, the Turchin Center is creating a participatory exhibition that allows the viewer to read their way through the evolution of The Peel and discover student expression in the nation’s preeminent literary arts magazines that have also won these awards.

Exhibition ends: Saturday, February 4, 2017
View exhibition page Books! Books! Books! Appalachian Book Arts

As part of the on-going celebration of the book arts at the Turchin Center, Looking Glass and Smith galleries, Books! Books! Books! Appalachian Book Arts celebrates the beautiful handwork of Appalachian State faculty and friends.

Exhibition ends: Saturday, February 4, 2017

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 teh mission of the Center and the University by acquiring, documenting, preserving, and exhbiting 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

Information about past Turchin Center exhibitions is archived here.

Upcoming exhibitions

View exhibition page Studio Practices: Penland 9
Exhibition begins: Friday, January 6, 2017
View exhibition page A Thousand Steps, A Thousand Stitches: Figurative Quilts by Susan Sharpe
Exhibition begins: Friday, February 3, 2017
View exhibition page Useful Work: Photographs of Hickory Nut Gap Farm by Ken Abbott
Exhibition begins: Friday, February 3, 2017
View exhibition page 14th Annual Appalachian Mountain Photography Competition & Exhibition
Exhibition begins: Friday, March 3, 2017
View exhibition page Pieces of the Puzzle: Turchin Center Outreach Program
Exhibition begins: Friday, March 3, 2017

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  • Nov. 23 - 26
  • Dec. 24 - Jan. 9

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