Exhibitions

Current exhibitions

View exhibition page Circles of Influence: Barbara Hardy & Bob Ray

Circles of Influence highlights Barbara Hardy and Bob Ray, artists who have been living and working together for over twenty-five years sharing a deeply rewarding intimate, creative and artistic bond. The influence the artists have on one another and their shared love of rich texture and layered patterns will be immediately apparent even though each artist’s practice and techniques are unique and quite different from one other.

Exhibition ends: Saturday, December 2, 2017
View exhibition page Garden of Biotanical Delights: Diane Kempler

Kempler is interested in the internal and external worlds of our existence—that transitional cycle of life: birth, death, and rebirth.

Exhibition ends: Saturday, January 6, 2018
View exhibition page Taking Tea: Judith Gregory

Judith Olson Gregory transforms the Turchin Center’s Gallery A into a tranquil tea house for meditation, contemplation and intimate conversation. Constructed from used tea bags and loose tea leaves, Taking Tea creates an immersion in a quiet, delicately scented world.

Exhibition ends: Saturday, January 6, 2018
View exhibition page Spectacle & Scaffolding: Contemporary Photography Muses Hierarchy

Spectacle & Scaffolding features the works of contemporary photographic artists who explore the underlying power structures that we live with and participate in daily, but which often seem invisible.

Exhibition ends: Saturday, January 6, 2018
View exhibition page Hearing the Trees: Katherine Mitchell

Katherine Mitchell's practice is seeped in the traditions of Zen meditation as much as it is in the tradition of modernism as investigated in the 1960s and 70s when she was a young artist absorbing the concepts of conceptualism and abstraction into her rigorous practice of drawing and painting, based observations of the natural world.

Exhibition ends: Saturday, February 3, 2018
View exhibition page Forest Light: Adele Wayman

Adele Wayman’s paintings can reveal two different scenes or the same scene in different light, different moods or veer toward abstraction—letting the viewer deep into the artist’s nuanced mind as it wanders with focused attention through the seasons outside the big bay windows of her studio.

Exhibition ends: Saturday, February 3, 2018
View exhibition page 31st Rosen Outdoor Sculpture Competition & Exhibition

The Rosen Sculpture Competition and Exhibition is an annual national juried competition presented by An Appalachian Summer Festival and the Turchin Center for the Visual Arts. Since its establishment by Martin and Doris Rosen in 1987, the Rosen competition continues a tradition of showcasing contemporary American sculpture in outdoor settings across the campus of Appalachian State University. Made possible by the continued generosity of the Rosen Family: The Martin & Doris Rosen Giving Fund/Debbie Rosen Davidson and David Rosen/Charles & Nancy Rosenblatt Foundation.

Exhibition ends: Tuesday, May 1, 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

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The Turchin Center will be closed Nov. 22 - 27, 2017 for the Thanksgiving holiday.

Thanksgiving closings

The Turchin Center will be closed Nov. 22 - 27, 2017 for the Thanksgiving holiday. We will resume normal operating hours on Tuesday, Nov. 28.

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