Exhibitions

Current exhibitions

View exhibition page Rosen Outdoor Sculpture Competition and Exhibition

The Rosen Outdoor Sculpture Competition and Exhibition is a national juried competition presented annually by An Appalachian Summer Festival and the Turchin Center for the Visual Arts.

Exhibition ends: Friday, May 15, 2020
View exhibition page Refugee: Bill Brown

According to the Global Citizen there are an estimated 25.4 million refugees worldwide and that number is growing. Regionally beloved artist and philanthropist, Bill Brown wanted to do something to help relieve this international crisis. The sculptor turned to what he knows best—creating his Refugee Series.

Exhibition ends: Saturday, December 7, 2019
View exhibition page My Place or Yours? Cara Hagan, Guest Curator

My Place, or Yours? is an exploration into the politics and practice of collaborative work. The artists in this exhibition have all arrived here with the goal of making work together, from a distance. More specifically, the majority of the participants here have embarked on a journey through the philosophy and practice of “Artistic Surrogacy.”

Exhibition ends: Saturday, December 7, 2019
View exhibition page Beyond the Plantations: Images of the New South, Photographs by Michelle Van Parys

Images of the Old South are often sanitized views of a perfect and prosperous plantation life yet ignore the conflict, conquest, and transformation that is manifested in the changing landscape. The photographs from Beyond the Plantations: Images of the New South present the contemporary southern landscape in all of its rich complexity.

Exhibition ends: Saturday, February 8, 2020
View exhibition page Let the Circle be Unbroken: The Shared Vision of Gretchen and Steve Lotz

retchen and Steve Lotz continue to inspire, challenge, and find mystery in each other after nearly five decades of an aesthetically inspired partnership. The intertwined worlds they have fashioned find form in the organically entangled artworks they create.

Exhibition ends: Saturday, December 7, 2019
View exhibition page 1, 2, 3, 4, 5...…. A site-specific installation by Jodi Woodward

1, 2, 3, 4, 5……. is an investigation into how we choose to live our lives and occupy our time. The exhibitions raises questions about how memory influences behavior and how our current behaviors continue to serve us. Do we actively participate and reflect on our lives, or do we just tick the days over, one after the other, repeating the same patterns of behavior again and again?

Exhibition ends: Saturday, February 8, 2020
View exhibition page Metaphorical Reality: Keith Bryant

Keith Bryant creates work from a place that exists beyond the confines of language yet enhances the realm of understanding riddles in life, connection and independence. Working in wood, metals and ceramics, his forms employ abstraction and metaphor. Bryant’s sculptures address ideas of loneliness, isolation, architecture and landscape.

Exhibition ends: Saturday, February 1, 2020

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 Lian 連 Lian 鏈 – An installation by Hui Chi Lee
Exhibition begins: Friday, January 24, 2020
View exhibition page Faculty Biennial
Exhibition begins: Friday, January 24, 2020
View exhibition page MARIA: Lesia Maruschak
Exhibition begins: Friday, March 6, 2020
View exhibition page 17th Annual Appalachian Mountain Photography Competition
Exhibition begins: Friday, March 6, 2020
View exhibition page Expressive Arts 35th Anniversary Celebration
Exhibition begins: Friday, March 6, 2020
View exhibition page Matrilinear: Elizabeth M. Claffey
Exhibition begins: Friday, June 5, 2020
View exhibition page Afterimage Anxiety: Joshua Rose
Exhibition begins: Friday, July 10, 2020
View exhibition page Rain and the River: Jacklyn St. Aubyn
Exhibition begins: Friday, July 10, 2020
View exhibition page CANTAR DE CIEGOS/SONG OF THE BLIND: Esperanza Cortés
Exhibition begins: Friday, September 4, 2020
View exhibition page Retracing Audubon: Eco-Conversations with Krista Elrick
Exhibition begins: Friday, June 4, 2021

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