35th Rosen Sculpture Competition and Exhibition

Outdoor campus

Joan Benefiel, Hoodoos: Awarded 1st Place in the 35th Rosen Sculpture Competition. Call for Entries for the 36th annual Rosen competition is open from January 10 - February 25, 2022. For entry requirements and more information, visit the 36th Rosen webpage here The Rosen Competition Turns 35! A legacy of artistic excellence The Rosen Sculpture Competition […]

ERRATIC: Hoss Haley

Hodges Gallery

Hoss Haley: ERRATIC: Rest 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 […]

Father, Grandfather, Artist: A Tribute to Warren Dennis

Moskowitz Gallery

Warren Dennis; The Vacation.This exhibition commemorates the life and work of prominent Southeastern artist and retired longtime Appalachian State University professor Warren Dennis, who died April 13, 2021. Father, Grandfather, Artist: A Tribute to Warren Dennis comprises paintings from the personal collections of family members. An additional exhibition is being featured at the Carlton Gallery, […]

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

Mayer Gallery

Shawn Morin; New WorkMatters 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 […]

To Remain Connected: Jenny Irene Miller, Raven Moffett and Shauna Caldwell, Guest Curators

Gallery A

Jenny Irene Miller, Mom, Aaka and Grammy By bringing together work grounded in Inuit artmaking across generations, as well as through multifaceted and evolving practices, we hope to kindle conversations around the meaningful stories that are deeply rooted in community and placemaking and engage with ongoing legacies of creation. The featured artworks were selected because […]

The New West, An Old Story: Photographs by Joan Myers and Steve Fitch

Hodges Gallery

Clockwise from top right: Steve Fitch: Mural in Dimmit, Texas, 2012; Steve Fitch: Motel, Highway 66,Elk City, OK, 1973; Joan Myers: Amado, TX, 2016; Joan Myers: Monument Valley, UT, 2021 Photographers have been reimagining the American West ever since cameras were ferried across the Mississippi River in the 1850s; photographs being the primary way people […]

To Be & Become: Corn Wagon Thunder

Community Gallery

Corn Wagon Thunder, Say I were to hold you in my handThe Mysterious Presence of AbsenceMy photographic self-portraiture is borne of a fascination with the Existential questions ‘Who am I?’ and ‘Why am I?’. I am interested in dissecting the mode and manner of my own being. With a nod to the absurd, I use […]

19th Annual Appalachian Mountain Photography Competition

Mezzanine Gallery

Rhonda Kingen, The Color of Summer. 19th AMPC People's Choice WinnerAppalachian 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 amateur and professional photographers the opportunity to showcase their […]

Celestial: Dare Coulter

Mayer Gallery

Dare Coulter: Celestial With the universe as the source of inspiration, the Celestial exhibit is a series of figurative and abstract multimedia works that explore the metaphor of creation. The […]

Art Department Faculty Biennial

Galleries A & B

Jody Servon, Pandemic Lint The Art Department Faculty Biennial Exhibition is a collaborative exhibition organized by the Smith Gallery and the Turchin Center for the Visual Arts. These non-juried exhibitions […]

Installation with Ukrainian Flag: Lowell Hayes

Community Gallery

Lowell Hayes in the Community GalleryIn this installation, Lowell Hayes, one of Boone’s most well-loved artists, shares his artistic response to the war in Ukraine. His work typically evokes a […]