Jessie Unterhalter and Katey Truhn, Transit Candy. Photo Credit: Marie Freeman
The Turchin Center for the Visual Arts, with six rotating gallery spaces, 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 including site-specific installations. Artist proposals will be accepted at any time and are reviewed by our curatorial specialists on a rolling basis. Please see the submittal process below for information on the submission process.
The center also offers an ongoing opportunity in the form of a Request for Proposals that is geared toward artists who are seeking a place of experimentation within gallery walls through site-responsive investigation and installation. Interested artists should locate the guidelines below for additional information. The center will give priority to artists seeking a space for site-specific installation proposals.
Additionally, the center manages several annual competitions which include the Rosen Sculpture Competition and the Appalachian Mountain Photography Competition. These opportunities and deadlines may be found below.
Excellence in Museum Exhibitions
American Alliance of Museums (AAM) Indicators of Excellence in Museum Exhibitions While many exhibitions achieve a competent level of professionalism, each year there are a few exhibitions that achieve excellence by surpassing standards of practice in scholarship...
Annual Competition Opportunities
Rosen Outdoor Sculpture Competition & Exhibition A program of An Appalachian Summer Festival and Appalachian State University, the Rosen Outdoor Sculpture Competition & Exhibition annually brings ten new works to the university campus. The setting,...
Exhibition Submittal Process
Submissions Artists wishing to be considered for future exhibitions are encouraged to review, prepare and submit an Exhibition Proposal for use by the committee to review the artist’s work to exhibit. Please review and download the Artist Submission Form Send your...