Tim Turner, Untitled, circa 2002. Acrylic on canvas. A Gift of Mark & Nancy Tafeen, 2007. G.2008.5. Image courtesy of the artist.

Selections: Works from the Turchin Center Permanent Collection

The following information about this past Turchin Center exhibition is kept here for archival purposes only. This exhibition is not currently on display. View current and upcoming exhibitions.

Friday, July 1, 2011
Saturday, December 3, 2011
Mezzanine Gallery, East Wing

The Selections Exhibition features eighty-five works of art from the Turchin Center for the Visual Arts’ Permanent Collection. Since 2003, the collection has grown impressively with the addition of many objects by well-known artists.  The majority of this collection focuses on artworks of aesthetic, cultural, and historic significance and represents a cross-section of media, caliber of artist, and scope of the collection.  Artists, patrons and organizations, for the purpose of enriching and strengthening the depth of the collection,  play an important role in the donation of objects featured in this collection.  

In addition, the collection will be adding to its holdings by the end of 2011 with two major gifts to the collection of over 600 objects.  An example of these works are featured as part of the exhibition as Future Acquisitions.  

The Permanent Collection employs its objects as an integral component of the Turchin Center’s exhibition program by providing material for rotating exhibits within the Turchin’s six galleries. These exhibits are important in relaying the depth of the collection, providing educational opportunities, and serve as an example of the importance of creating, maintaining, and exhibiting a collection.  The collection is also used as a teaching tool for students and volunteers who are interested in learning about collections management, as well as to provide opportunities for research, preventive care, and organization.

Featured artists include: Anthony Amosee, Jolly Atagooyuk, Thomas Hart Benton, Curtiss Brock, Liu Chunjie, Adolph Dehn, Joseph Demarais, Sherry Edwards, Steve Ferguson, Shane Fero, Craig Fisher, Gordan Grant, Toukoku Harada, Charley Harper, R. Harrington, Ando Hiroshige, Charlie Huang, Sergi Isupov, Herb Jackson, Soloman Karpik, Hans Kleiber, David Lewis, Kichung Lee Lizee, Koryusai (Isoda Masakatsu), Joelee Maniapik, Carrie Lea Mann, Julia Morrisroe, Robert Motherwell, Mark Peiser, Joanasie Petaloosie, Lipa Pitsiulak, Margaret Polson, Keith Rasmussen, Krishna Reddy, Ramon Cabrales Rosabal, Wayne Trapp, Pamina Traylor, Tim Turner, Andy Warhol, Wesley Waugh, Dan Welden, Melville Thomas Wire, John M. WrightZheng Xuewu, and Hiroshi Yamano.

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