Hallelluvial Soil: Chuck Broussard

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Chuck Broussard is a native Cajun from the heart of South Louisiana. His oil paintings depict the culture and environment in which he was raised. The youngest of eight siblings, Broussard grew up in Scott, in western Lafayette Parish, where he was encouraged to create artwork by both of his parents from a very young […]

Plastic Flame Press

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Appalachian alumnus Chris Williams has been creating posters for more than 15 years. Now the owner/operator and head designer for Plastic Flame Press, a screen printing company in Raleigh, NC, Williams has seen his work evolve from hand-drawn flyers to professional, screen-printed posters for Carrboro's Cat's Cradle nightclub. Williams has produced well over 200 screen-printed […]

Faculty Selects 2009 featuring the Furniture Society’s Annual Student Juried Exhibition

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Faculty Selects is an annual exhibition of student work sponsored by The Furniture Society, an international, non-profit organization based in nearby Asheville, and presented in conjunction with The Furniture Society's 2009 annual conference, which will be held at Appalachian State University June 10 - 13, 2009. Jurors for the 2009 exhibition are Tom Loeser, who heads […]

God City: They Say You Can’t Please Everybody…

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God City is a young artists' co-op founded in 2005 with a simple, one-line manifesto—to educate, enlighten, assist, and entertain people through artistic expression. The group is comprised of 8 members working in a variety of media and approaches, and describes itself by saying: "God City was never something that was planned. It just kind […]

Judy Humphrey and Marianne Stevens Suggs

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Judy Humphrey was born in Florence, South Carolina and received her BFA in Art Education and her MFA in Printmaking from the University of Georgia in Athens. She joined the Department of Art at Appalachian State University in 1973 where she taught full time until her phased retirement beginning in July 2005. In addition to […]

Hollis Chatelain: Antiques to Abstracts

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Hollis Chatelain was born and raised in Pennsylvania, but lived fourteen years of her adult life overseas in Switzerland and in four West African countries. At the end of 1996, she moved back to the United States. Her current studio and home are in Hillsborough, North Carolina. With an educational background in design and photography, […]

Watercolor Works from the Turchin Center’s Permanent Collection

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The Turchin Center maintains the university's collection of diverse original works of art, and, in support of the university's teaching mission, collects and provides works for special exhibitions such as this one; makes pieces available to campus facilities to ensure that students, staff and faculty experience significant, original artwork as a part of their daily […]

Phil Moody: Textile Towns

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Phil Moody was born in Berwick-on-Tweed on the border of Scotland and England, and currently resides in Rock Hill, South Carolina. In describing his work the artists says, "My work has evolved from a documentary stance, yet is still motivated by the histories of ordinary working people, with a long-held interest in the textile industry […]

A Celebration of Music in Art: Works from the Dr. Artine and Teddy Artinian Gift to the Turchin Center for Visual Art’s Permanent Collection

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Dr. Artine Artinian and his late wife Teddy always had a fondness for Appalachian State University and its art programs. When it came time to disperse some of their lifetime collection of artwork from around the world, they thought of their friends at Appalachian. This exhibition represents a small sample of the collection of more […]

Ukiyo-e: Pictures of the Floating World; Japanese Woodblock Prints from the Collection of Dr. Margaret Polson

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This exquisite collection of wood block prints is the newest addition to Appalachian's Permanent Collection, a generous gift from Dr. Margaret 'Peggy' Polson, a long time faculty member of Appalachian who is retired and currently lives in Iowa City, Iowa.  The art of ukiyo-e, or "pictures of the floating world", originated in the metropolitan culture of […]

Distant Drums: Preserving Inuit Heritage through Contemporary Prints and Sculptures

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The works in this exhibition were collected by Dr. H.G Jones on his travels to Nunavut which celebrated its inauguration as a new territory separate from Canada's Northwest Territories in April 1999. The territory represents more than one-fifth of Canada's land mass and is home to most of the country's Inuit population. In addition to […]

Sheba Sharrow: Balancing Act

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Balancing Act is a thoughtful investigation of the artist's personal voice within a larger social and societal context. Sharrow's paintings often feature the human form and anatomy with haunting faces, and muted colors, reflecting the balance of life and death, and commenting on current political events.Fred B. Adelson of the New York Times writes, "Ms. Sharrow paints with […]