Fictive Strategies: Suzanne Sbarge & Holly Roberts

Hodges Gallery

Holly Roberts: Woman FlyingSuzanne Sbarge and Holly Roberts share a similar sensibility; they both use collage, weaving textures and images into surrealistically enigmatic artworks that open subconscious doorways into the ambiguous space of the night: haunting dreams brim with narrative probability remaining stubbornly resistant to a literal interpretation. Both artists live in and are intimately […]

18th Annual Appalachian Mountain Photography Competition

Mezzanine Gallery

Mike Baker, End Times; Best in Show category winner; 2021 Appalachian Mountain Photography Competition & Exhibition.Related Events 18th Annual AMPC Awards Presentation - Saturday, March 20 at 6 pm AMPC Contemporary Appalachian Photography Panel Discussion - Wednesday, March 24 at 6 pmAppalachian State University Outdoor Programs, Turchin Center for the Visual Arts, and Virtual Blue […]

Ruminations: Cheryl Prisco

Community Gallery

Cheryl Prisco, The Taming of the BlueRumination (noun) 1. a deep and considered thought about something. I am addicted to color and pattern, drawn to irreverence and visual dissonance. In place of paint and brush I cut, color, and shape wood elements, creating abstract low relief assemblages. The process of my work, the shaping and […]

Rowhouse Workshop: Brian Phillips / ISA

Mayer Gallery

Rowhouse Workshop is an interactive exhibition showcasing the unique personalities of rowhouse blocks in North, South, and West Philadelphia. Dinner workshops held in 2019 invited local residents to share, discuss and document the neighborhoods and histories of Philadelphia’s urban fabric. The exhibition leads visitors through a series of rowhouse block installations, sharing collectively curated songs, […]

35th Rosen Sculpture Competition and Exhibition

Outdoor campus

Rosen Sculpture Finalists (clockwise from top left): Joan Benefiel, Wayne Vaughn, Matt Amante, Rudy Rudisill,  Charles Pilkey, Glenn Zwegardt, Gretchen Lotz, David Boyajian, Hanna Jubran and Tom Scicluna.The Rosen Competition Turns 35! A legacy of artistic excellence The Rosen Sculpture Competition and Exhibition is a national juried competition presented annually by An Appalachian Summer Festival […]

Where are the birds? Retracing Audubon: Artwork by Krista Elrick

Gallery B

Krista Elrick; Cincinnati Bluffs, OH.Where are the birds? Retracing Audubon: Artwork by Krista Elrick is an exhibition and book project reexamining John James Audubon’s epic life journey and the production of his beloved tome, The Birds of America. While the name of Audubon is familiar and the drawings he created are still wildly popular, his eloquent writings […]

Every Olive Tree in the Garden of Gethsemane: Wendy Babcox

Gallery A

Wendy Babcox; Every Olive Tree in the Garden of Gethsemane #9.Every Olive Tree in the Garden of Gethsemane is a suite of photogravure images of each of the twenty-three olive trees in the garden. Situated at the foot of the Mount of Olives in East Jerusalem, the Garden of Gethsemane is known to many as the […]

ERRATIC: Hoss Haley

Hodges Gallery

Hoss Haley: ERRATIC maquette  Sharing space with Hoss Haley’s monumental work transports the viewer to a place where a clear separation between human creation and organic influence is undefined, yet beautifully intertwined. Color and texture are suggested but are ultimately ruled by nature. The marrying of raw nature and human intervention is what makes Haley’s […]

98.6 – A Creative Commonality

Mezzanine Gallery

Artwork created by chimpanzees at Zoo Knoxville. Humans and chimpanzees share 98.6% of the same DNA. Both species have forward-facing eyes, opposing thumbs that accompany grasping fingers, and the ability to walk upright. Far greater than just the physical similarities, both species have large brains capable of exhibiting great intelligence as well as an incredible […]

Matters of the Heart (and Other Abnormalities): Shawn Morin

Mayer Gallery

Shawn Morin; Three Flames.Matters of the Heart (and Other Abnormalities) explores concepts of human relationships. It seems to me that since 9/11 and Y2K, there has been a fundamental shift in the way many humans act, react and navigate the world. Add to that the current worldwide pandemic and proliferation of clinical depression, especially amongst […]

In the Garden of Healing: Dara Mark

Gallery B

Dara Mark; Elegy #19 / Angel of Absence. Photo: James HartThe paintings in this exhibition were made over the five year period after my husband died.  Each of them reflects my emotional state during the process of grieving and healing and describes in abstract terms an arc of personal growth.  The paintings were not conceived […]