Exhibitions

Current exhibitions

View exhibition page 30th Rosen Outdoor Sculpture Competition & Exhibition

For three decades, this national, juried competition, made possible by the generous support of Martin and Doris Rosen and their family, has brought a remarkable array of contemporary American sculpture to the Appalachian State University campus.

Exhibition ends: Friday, April 21, 2017
View exhibition page Studio Practices: Penland 9

So often the hardworking artists who coordinate studio practices at any institution are, truly, “behind the scenes.” Studio Practices: Penland 9 brings the nine talented Penland Studio Coordinators out of the studio shadows and into the bright lights of the Turchin Center’s Main Gallery.

Exhibition ends: Saturday, June 3, 2017
View exhibition page A Thousand Steps, A Thousand Stitches: Figurative Quilts by Susan Sharpe

Susan Sharpe embraces the “odd and interesting over the predictable and reasonable.” Her playful quilts are not for for the guest bedroom. They are colorful, quite large, and tell complicated stories in the best tradition of narrative quilt-making.

Exhibition ends: Saturday, May 6, 2017
View exhibition page Useful Work: Photographs of Hickory Nut Gap Farm by Ken Abbott

Ken Abbott’s quiet photographs document the day-to-day life on the beloved Hickory Nut Gap Farm outside of Ashville. The photos are also featured in the book Useful Work: Photographs of Hickory Nut Gap Farm.

Exhibition ends: Saturday, May 6, 2017
View exhibition page Collective Vigilance: Speaking for the New River

Partnering with the Center for Appalachian Studies, Tom Hansell’s graduate seminar, Sustainability and the Arts in Appalachia, and New River Conservancy, the Turchin Center for the Visual Arts has invited regional artists to participate in an exhibition to showcase the headwaters of the New River.

Exhibition ends: Saturday, July 29, 2017
View exhibition page 14th Annual Appalachian Mountain Photography Competition & Exhibition

The Appalachian Mountain Photography Competition and Exhibition (AMPC) provides both amateur and professional photographers the opportunity to showcase their interpretation of the unique character, people, places and pursuits that distinguish the Southern Appalachians.

Exhibition ends: Saturday, June 3, 2017
View exhibition page Pieces of the Puzzle: An exhibition of the Educational Outreach Program of TCVA

There are many pieces of the puzzle, many aspects of the Educational Outreach Programs at the Turchin Center for Visual Arts. Each piece strengthens community participation in the arts by creating an environment in which individuals of all ages experience the power and excitement of creating art in community.

Exhibition ends: Saturday, June 3, 2017

Artist opportunities

The Turchin Center for the Visual Arts (TCVA) offers multiple exhibition and programming opportunities for established and emerging artists. The Turchin Center focuses on a variety of techniques in two and three-dimensional media. Artist proposals will be accepted at any time and are reviewed by a curatorial committee on a rotating basis. Learn more

The Permanent Collection

The Turchin Center for the Visual Arts' Permanent Collection supports the mission of the Center and the University by acquiring, documenting, preserving, and exhibiting artworks of aesthetic, cultural, and historic significance. Learn more

View additional artwork in the Rotunda Gallery ion the 4th floor of Belk Library.

Past exhibitions

Information about past Turchin Center exhibitions is archived here.

Upcoming exhibitions

View exhibition page ICONIPOP
Exhibition begins: Friday, June 2, 2017
View exhibition page Behind the Door: Milisa Taylor-Hicks
Exhibition begins: Friday, June 2, 2017
View exhibition page Circles of Influence: Barbara Hardy & Bob Ray
Exhibition begins: Friday, July 7, 2017
View exhibition page Images of Social Justice from the Segura Arts Studio
Exhibition begins: Friday, July 7, 2017
View exhibition page In One: Siping Zhang
Exhibition begins: Friday, July 7, 2017
View exhibition page Taking Tea: Judith Gregory
Exhibition begins: Friday, October 6, 2017
View exhibition page Hearing the Trees: Katherine Mitchell
Exhibition begins: Friday, November 3, 2017
View exhibition page Forest Light: Adele Wayman
Exhibition begins: Friday, November 3, 2017

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The Turchin Center will be open from 10 - 3 p.m., Saturday, March 25, 2017. We will close at 3 p.m. for a private event.

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