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ARTtalk: Altered Environments / Tidalectics, April Flanders, guest curator

Feb 1 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Location: TCVA Lecture Hall

Cost: FREE

Join April Flanders as she talks about the exhibition Altered Environments / Tidalectics, currently on display in Gallery B.
Altered Environmentscurated by April Flanders, is a printmaking portfolio responding to the issue of marine bio invasions. The portfolio includes 23 national and international artists from diverse backgrounds, utilizing a wide range of styles and print techniques. Marine bio invasions are the conceptual starting place for these prints, which will be prominently exhibited at the 11th International Marine Bioinvasions Conference in Annapolis, MD in 2023. Aquatic invasive species are a true threat to biodiversity around the world. Artists were encouraged to consider the many ecosystems that are currently under threat from marine bioinvaders.


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About the Guest Curator

Guest curator April Flanders is a studio artist living and making in the mountains of Western North Carolina. A keen naturalist, her work has been featured in solo and group shows at museums and galleries nationally and internationally, including the Katzen Museum in Washington, D.C, the Center for the Book Arts, in New York, and the Global Print International, in Douro, Portugal. Recent honors include an online exhibition as a semi-finalist in the 92nd Annual Competition at the Print Center in Philadelphia, PA and a residency at the Virginia Center for Creative Arts in Amherst, VA. Recent solo exhibitions include Lost Blooms at Donald H. Lindgren Gallery in Newberg, OR and Unchecked at Artspace in Richmond, VA. Her work is in many public collections, including the Asheville Museum of Science, the Scottsdale Museum of Contemporary Art, and the Tucson Museum of Art. April holds a Master of Fine Arts from Arizona State University and she has taught printmaking for fourteen years at various universities nationally and internationally. Currently, she is a Professor of Studio Art here at Appalachian State University.


Feb 1
6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
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