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 International Series: Contemporary Artists from Brazil

Now in its fifth international series, the Turchin Center highlights contemporary Brazilian artwork. Galeria Nara Roesler is one of the premier contemporary art spaces in Brazil, with locations in São Paulo, Rio de Janeiro and a new satellite showroom in New York City.

Exhibition ends: Saturday, December 3, 2016
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

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 Call for Submissions: Award Winning Collegiate Literary Arts Journals
Exhibition begins: Friday, November 4, 2016
View exhibition page Books! Books! Books! Appalachian Book Arts
Exhibition begins: Friday, November 4, 2016
View exhibition page Studio Practices: Penland 9
Exhibition begins: Friday, January 6, 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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