Refugium: Christina Laurel

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Christina Laurel; Cocoon ConvergenceChristina Laurel is a paper artist creating installations and two-dimensional art, all with a Japanese aesthetic. Her mission is to create an "exhale" moment, an oasis that offers a respite and refuge from our daily sensory overload. Suspended lace panels support a migrating pattern of butterflies that cast shadows and respond to […]

Longing for Amelia – The Historical and Mythological Landscape: Matthew Arnold

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Archival images courtesy of Purdue University Libraries, Karnes Archives and Special Collections as well as the U.S. National Archives and Records Administration.On May 20, 1937, Amelia Earhart and navigator Fred Noonan took off from Oakland, California on the first leg of their historic round-the-world flight. They disappeared 43 days later while trying to locate tiny […]

18th Annual Appalachian Mountain Photography Competition

Mezzanine Gallery

Michael Kaal; Fabio; Best in Show and Flora and Fauna category winner; 17th Annual Appalachian Mountain Photography Competition & Exhibition. Appalachian State University Outdoor Programs, Turchin Center for the Visual Arts, and Virtual Blue Ridge present the Appalachian Mountain Photography Competition and Exhibition. This competition is sponsored by the Mast General Store. This competition provides both […]

Retracing Audubon: Eco-Conversations with Krista Elrick

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Krista Elrick; Cincinnati Bluffs, OH.Retracing Audubon: Eco-Conversations 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 are less well known. Retracing Audubon: […]