Location: Turchin Center for the Visual Arts, Room 3200
Audience: Appalachian State University Students
Materials: All materials needed for the sessions are provided by the TCVA.
Join us on Wednesday evenings throughout the semester to unleash your creative spirit in a community of App State student peers in the studio space at the Turchin Center. These art-making workshops are led by Appalachian State University student instructors and are open to all skill levels. All supplies are provided.
Open Studio will be a time to create and play with art making materials in a casual and welcoming setting. Explore the world of texture, color and design. Play with paint, collage, pastels, pen and ink with facilitators who will inspire and offer demonstrations and prompts for creative art making.
Miranda Lowery is currently a senior at Appalachian State University pursuing a BS in Anthropology. She is interested in the intersections of psychology and art, with a particular focus on expression and how art can transform one’s lived experience. Miranda believes that everyone can be empowered through art and hopes to cultivate a safe, creative space for individuals while at Turchin Center.
Brooke Drury is a senior at Appalachian State University working towards a BFA in Studio Art with a concentration in painting. She began teaching paint classes in high school and loves to share her passion with others. She feels that art should be accessible to everyone and is confident that everyone can create something they are proud of. She encourages workshop students to embrace the sometimes messy side of the creative process. Brooke began working at the Turchin Center her sophomore year as a gallery ambassador and is grateful to be a part of a community that believes in educating the public about art and sharing visual beauty with everyone. She is looking forward to learning more about her own creative process and is glad to be able to be on this journey at the Turchin Center.