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

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 […]