36th Rosen Outdoor Sculpture Competition and Exhibition

Outdoor campus

36th Rosen Sculpture Competition finalistsThe Rosen Sculpture Competition and Exhibition is a national juried competition presented annually by An Appalachian Summer Festival and the Turchin Center for the Visual Arts. […]

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 […]

Multitudes: Bart Vargas

Hodges Gallery

Bart Vargas; Keyboard EggsMULTITUDES is a celebration of Bart Vargas’ use of materials, form, pattern, and color through sculpture and painting. This twenty-year retrospective of Vargas’ work consists of objects […]

Folded and Gathered: Nicole Pietrantoni

Mezzanine Gallery

Nicole Pietrantoni; Still Life (persimmon tree),Inkjet on Kozo paper, acrylic paint, bound into 9 accordion books. Nicole Pietrantoni’s books and installations explore the representation of beauty in times of loss, […]

Campus Arts Corridor

Outdoor campus

The Campus Arts Corridor, looking back towards the Turchin Center Sculpture has long been a dynamic element on the campus of Appalachian State University and in August 2022, a new collection of seven sculptures has been installed as phase one of a Campus Arts Corridor. They originate at the Turchin Center for the Visual Arts […]

October First Friday at the Turchin!

All Galleries

Art + Friends + Fun = First Friday at the Turchin!Join us for a curator-led tour of Multitudes: Bart Vargas at 5:30 and 7 pm as part of Climate Justice Month.Join us on the first Friday of every month as the Turchin Center for the Visual Arts (TCVA) is open late as part of the […]

Workshop: Paint Night for App Students

Location: TCVA: Classroom 3200 Audience: Appalachian State University Students Materials: All materials are provided by the TCVA. Cost: FREEJoin us on Tuesday 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 […]

Workshop: Open Studio for App Students

TCVA: Room 3200

Location: TCVA: Classroom 3200 Audience: Appalachian State University Students Materials: All materials are provided by the TCVA. Cost: FREEJoin us on Tuesday 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 […]

Workshop: Paint Night for App Students

Location: TCVA: Classroom 3200 Audience: Appalachian State University Students Materials: All materials are provided by the TCVA. Cost: FREEJoin us on Tuesday 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 […]

ARTtalk – Nicole Pietrantoni: Folded and Gathered

Virtual

Location: Virtual with in-person option (location TBD) Cost: FREEJoin us as Nicole Pietrantoni shares about her artistic practice and her exhibition "Folded and Gathered" currently being exhibited at the Turchin Center! Nicole Pietrantoni’s books and installations explore the representation of beauty in times of loss, photography’s role in producing memory and humans’ relationship to the environment. […]

Transformations: App DigiFab

Mayer Gallery

An exhibition of new design and art works showcasing experimental applications of computer-aided design and fabrication technologies. Digital design and fabrication technologies have radically transformed the way artists and designers […]