Current exhibitions

View exhibition page Sustained Ingrain: Contemporary Woodcuts from East to West

How is it possible that the oldest method of making prints, one that emerged in China during the first millennium, is still a rich, viable and relevant option for printmaking today? For many, a simple block of wood, long associated with craft traditions in both the East and West, emerges as the ultimate, natural antithesis to 'hi-tech' methodologies that seem to negate the hand.

Exhibition ends: Saturday, November 3, 2018
View exhibition page The Persistence of Weeds: Hannah Cole

I paint the daily surroundings that normally go unnoticed—a glimpse of the bookshelf, the manhole cover I walk over on my route to the grocery store, my pliers hanging on a pegboard. My paintings are at once rooted in the unique experiences of my own life, and in conversation with the larger history of American painting.

Exhibition ends: Saturday, January 12, 2019
View exhibition page The Elephantine in the Anthropocene: Kelsey Merreck Wagner

The Elephantine in the Anthropocene will explore historic hunting practices in African countries as linked to the ivory trade in Asia, and how modern conservation is working to save the species.

Exhibition ends: Saturday, January 12, 2019
View exhibition page Art from Down Under: Australia to New Zealand

Each of the international biennial exhibitions reveal the importance of the visual arts in bearing witness to other cultures, other places, and, often, other racial and ethnic groups not typically represented in our local communities across the Appalachian region. What unites all peoples is the fundamental instinct to tell stories.

Exhibition ends: Saturday, December 8, 2018

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 The Broken Fragments of My Heart: Rachel Stevens
Exhibition begins: Friday, September 7, 2018

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High County Herbarium

Due to the light sensitivity of the plant material in the High County Herbarium installation, the exhibition has closed early. Thank you for your understanding as we work to save the valuable resources of the Biology department.